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Activities for Teens

The Y is committed to providing teens with opportunities that help them discover their potential. Our teen programs encourage youth to realize who they are and what they are capable of achieving, while making friends and memories along their journey

Hillsborough YMCA

Teen Activities
  • Planet Y (Grades 7 to 12)

    Every Friday night from 6:30 - 10:00pm, kids in 7th - 12th grades are invited to the Y to enjoy weekly sports tournaments, access to the fitness center and swim in the pool. Free for members, and small fee for nonmembers.

    View the schedule for Teen Activities

    For more information, please contact Laura Rodriguez at 908 766 7898, ext. 720.

  • Video Production Club (Ages 10 years to 14 years)

    Teaches the art and process of video production from shooting to editing. Encourages imagination and creativity. Classes are 90 minutes long.

    For more information, please contact Matt Gray at 908 369 0490 x722 or by email

Somerset Hills YMCA

Teen Activities
  • Prime Time Friday Nights

    Every Friday night from 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm, kids in 6th - 8th grades can come to the Y to enjoy open gym for sports and games, rock climbing, swimming, dodgeball, and lots of creative, fun activities.

    View the schedule of Teen Activities

  • Tutoring and Homework Help

    High School students are invited to act as mentors to younger children by participating in the Y's Tutoring & Homework Club, which is free and open to children in K-8th grade.

    The High School students will assist with homework or extra help in a particular subject. Tutoring & Homework Club is every Tuesday and Wednesday, October through June, at St. Bernard's Parish Hall in Bernardsville.

Somerville YMCA

Teen Activities
  • Model UN (Grades 6 to 9)
    Join us for six weeks this summer: Friday, July 14 - August 18, from 9:00 - 11:00am for teens entering grades six through nine. Students will learn by example how the United Nations operates and its role in peacekeeping and humanitarian work.

    This program is led by a seasoned teen volunteer with six years of Model UN experience. Participants will have the opportunity to qualify for the Yale Model UN program in January. $30 materials fee.

    Please contact Kate Russo for more information at 908 722 4567 x613 or email.

  • Planet Y (Grades 7 to 12)

    Every Friday night from 7:00 pm - 9:30pm, kids in 7th - 12th grades are invited to the Y to enjoy our Open Gym to play any sport they'd like. They have fun with friends while engaging in healthy choices. Planet Y is free for Y members, and just $3 per night for guests.

    View the schedule for Teen Activities

    Please contact Liz Kryznefski for more information at 908 722 4567 x611 or email.