South Mountain Y aims to keep you busy this winter

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The South Mountain YMCA is making it easy and fun for children and adults to stay active and engaged throughout the winter, offering dozens of programs in sports, the arts and enrichment classes. Registration is under way for the Winter 1 session, which starts Jan. 6 and runs through March 2. Here […]

South Mountain Y’s ‘Camps for a Cause’ is huge success

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The South Mountain YMCA’s first ever “Camps for a Cause” campaign has been a great success. Each camper was given a mission envelope, along with directions and an iron-on patch. They were involved in activities and introduced to books related to helping others and being kind. The donations are still being counted […]

New app helps S. Mtn. YMCA members manage fitness

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — South Mountain YMCA members can now download a free app that will help them make the most of their membership. The easy-to-use app from Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges allows members to check in to the facility using a barcode, search for exercise classes and add them to calendars, set fitness goals, […]

South Mountain Y Camp Team wins Spirit Award

South Mountain Y Camp Team wins Spirit Award

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The South Mountain YMCA Camp Team recently won the prestigious Spirit Award at the 13th annual Day of the Camps NJ statewide staff training event. Day of the Camps is the annual staff training and held at the Sawmill Branch of the Hamilton-area YMCA. YMCAs from all across New Jersey are invited […]

Get quacking for Maplewood’s annual Memorial Day Duck Race

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Memorial Day is just around the corner; that means the annual Duck Race is just around the bend. South Mountain YMCA will run the annual event on Memorial Day, May 29, beginning at 11:30 a.m. in Maplewood Memorial Park. To purchase duck spots in the six heats planned, visit, or visit […]

South Mountain YMCA’s Stoddard honored

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — South Mountain YMCA Associate Executive Director Eric Stoddard drove many of the Y’s ambitious efforts in 2016. Enrollment in camp and after-school care soared. The Y launched a range of new offerings and expanded into new spaces. Two major events, the Y’s Healthy Kids Day and the Memorial Day duck race, broke […]