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Parent Child Enrichment (Ages 1 To 5 Years)

  • BUSY TIME WITH PARENT (AGES 1 TO 3 YEARS)

    Play, sing, dance, and have fun! Each class begins with time for free play, giving both children and caregivers the opportunity to socialize. A great place to make new friends!

  • Toddler Art Time w/ Parent (Ages 02 to 04 years)
    Toddlers love to explore and get messy. Let the Y do the clean up! Your child will have fun painting, stamping, mixing, gluing - and so much more!
  • Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead (AGES 2 TO 4 YEARS)
    Children explore with science, technology, engineering, arts & math through age appropriate activities.  Get ready for lots of fun!

AM Preschool / Kindergarten Enrichment (Ages 3 To 6 Years)

  • LET'S PRETEND... (AGES 3 TO 5 YEARS)
     Each week children will explore a different theme through stories, crafts, games, and other activities. Possibilities include dinosaurs, princesses & pirates, undersea adventures, and outer space explorations.

Dance Academy (Ages 3 To 12 Years)

  • CREATIVE BALLET (AGES 3 TO 5 YEARS)
  • BALLET/JAZZ (AGES 6 TO 10 YEARS)
    Students will learn jazz choreography supported by an understanding of basic ballet technique. Students will explore creating their own choreography and work toward performing a group dance.
  • Intro to Ballet/Creative Movement (ages 3 to 5 years)
    Students will learn the basics of ballet technique in a encouraging and fun environment.
  • Tumbling & Dance (ages 3 to 5 years)
  • TEEN ZUMBA (AGES 11 TO 14 YEARS)
    Fun dance moves and combinations set to pop music.  Get a great workout with your friends and have fun doing it!

School Age Enrichment (Ages 2 To 14 Years)

  • SEWING 101 (AGES 7 TO 12 YEARS)
    Come and learn the basics of knitting, sewing, or crocheting. Each session you  will learn a different skill and make fun items like pillows and stuffed animals. All supplies included.

    Classes are 1 hour long.
  • YOUNG CHEFS (AGES 5 TO 10 YEARS)

    Inspired by our friends at the Food Network, participants will have fun making decorative cupcakes, muffins of all types, fruit bouquets, and the tastiest treats imaginable.  This is a hands-on class that’s an absolute blast.  Children with food allergies must notify the instructor.  Supplies are included in the fee.

    Classes are 1 hour long.

  • JEWELRY MAKING (AGES 6 TO 11 YEARS)

    Kids will enjoy making necklaces, bracelets and more. Supplies included in fee.

    Classes are 1 hour long.

  • RECYCLED CREATIONS (AGES 5 TO 8 YEARS)

    Your child will have fun learning about the importance of recycling while using their creative talents to create a masterpiece out of recycled materials.

    Classes are 1 hour long.

  • DRAMA BUGS (AGES 6 YEARS TO 9 YEARS)

    Your child will play games, read stories, and dance while they learn to harness their amazing imaginations. Using creative drama techniques, your kids will learn to create characters and tell stories while they work both as individuals and cooperatively in this super-fun, creative class.

    Classes are 45 minutes long.

Pre-Teen And Teen Fitness And Events

  • GIRLS ON THE RUN NJ (GRADES 3 TO 5)

    For girls in Grades 3 to 5. We inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident, using a fun, experience-based curriculum, which creatively integrates running. The program runs 10 weeks. Participants meet two times a week for one 1 hour and 15 minutes.

    DOWNLOAD a brochure and registration form.

    Program meets:
    Mon and Thursday, 4:00 pm to 5:0 pm at Memorial Track, Summit
    Tuesday, 4:00-5:15 pm, and Saturday, 9:30-10:45 am, Columbia Park, Berkeley Heights.

Program Session

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PROGRAMS RUN

JANUARY 4 - FEBRUARY 28

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Hours of Operation

Monday to Thursday:
5:15 am to 10:00 pm

Friday:
5:15 am to 9:00 pm

Saturday and Sunday:
7:00 am to 5:00 pm

Contact Us

550 Springfield Avenue
Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922

Ph: 908-464-8373
Fax: 908-508-1059
Email: Tiffany Escott

Childcare Center:
Ph: 908-464-8301
Email: Holly Sylvestri


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