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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.


Youth Civic Engagement and Leadership Program

Your voice matters. The Y’s new Youth Civic Engagement and Leadership programs give you a platform to affect real, positive change in your communities. Middle and high school students in grades 6-12 are invited to participate in one or more of three programs.

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Hillsborough YMCA

Teen Activities
  • Planet Y (Grades 7 to 11)

    Kids in grades 7-11 are invited to Hillsborough YMCA each Friday night through June 15, 2018 from 6:30-9:45pm for Planet Y where they can enjoy our Open Gym to play any sport they’d like, the fitness center where they can receive an equipment orientation, and the pool when available.

    Each Friday will include organized basketball games/tournaments (except 10/27, 11/24, 12/29 [TBD] and 6/1).

    While their focus is on their friends and having fun, our focus is on engaging them in healthy habits and good decision-making. Planet Y is free for Y members and just $3 per night for community members.

    For more information and to register, please contact Laura Rodriguez at 908 766 7898, ext. 720. You may also register at the Welcome Center.

Somerset Hills YMCA

Teen Activities
  • Prime Time Friday Nights

    Every Friday night beginning September 29 from 6:30 pm - 9:30 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. Register below.

    View the new calendar

    For more information, please contact Bryan Elsasser at 908 766 7898, ext. 501.

  • 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
  • Planet Y (Grades 7 to 12)

    Every Friday night from 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm, 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.

    The fall kick off is on Friday, September 15 from 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm. Register below.

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