Community Programs

Birthday Parties | Swim Lessons | Sports Squirts

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We are now hosting children’s pool birthday parties at the Student Recreation Center! You bring the food, decorations, and music and we’ll provide 2 lifeguards, the party room, the pool toys and 2 staff members to help facilitate pool games! All children must be 5 years or older in order to swim, regardless of if they are accompanied by an adult. Children under 5 may attend, but are not permitted in the pool area. Children must be toilet trained.

  • Pricing
    • 1 hour of Pool Time, 1 hour of Party Time: $200.00 for up to 30 swimmers
    • Additional hour of Pool/Party Time: $115.00
    • A $50.00 damage deposit is required with each booking. Permitting there is no damage, the $50.00 will be returned after your party.

Parties are typically held on Saturday and Sunday afternoons starting at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m.
During the Summer, parties are held at 3pm on Saturday or Sunday.
All parties are scheduled on a first come, first served basis.
For more information, to reserve a date, or to set up a tour, please contact the Campus Recreation Aquatics Office at SRCAquatics@mail.montclair.edu

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Registration for Summer begins April 1st at Midnight. Space is limited, and registration fills quickly. We recommend registering online using MSUeConnect.com.

FAQ
Group Lessons: The program is designed to make student placement more efficient, and to ensure each individual class is comprised of like-skilled participants. Parents will enroll their children into one of two Groups: ages 5 to 8, and 8 to 13. On the first day of lessons, the instructors will divide the entire class into individual groups. The youngest, beginner group will have a ratio of 1:3 (instructor to participants). More advanced groups will be 1:4 or 1:5. These individual groups will be divided based on skill, not age, so it is unlikely siblings will end up with the same instructor, although it is possible.

Private Lessons: A private lesson is typically one-on-one instruction that is scheduled according to your availability and the instructor's. Semi-private lessons, which are two students to one instructor, are also available. Three 30-minute lessons cost $105 and six 30-minutes lessons are $210. Three semi-private lessons are $150 and six semi-private lessons cost $255.

Registration:
  • Parents sign up for a time and fill out a waiver when signing up.
  • Register in the main office or over the phone (973)655-3340.
First day:
  • Check in at the front desk.
  • Drop participants off with instructor.
  • Instructors divide children into groups based on skill.

Parking Information: All guests of Montclair State University must pay for parking while on campus, and our courses have been reduced in cost to re flect this. All guests that do not have a Montclair State University parking permit may use any parking stall labeled "M" (for metered). Payment for parking can be done at the parking kiosk located near the handicapped parking stalls, or over the phone using the Pay By Phone system. If you plan on using the Pay by Phone system, it is recommended that you register in advance of your lessons, to expedite the parking process. You can register your car and credit card at https://paybyphone.com/registration/ and then call or use the Pay By Phone app to pay to park.

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Sports Squirts is a great way to introduce your child to exciting sports games. All of our programs listed below take place in safe, structured enviornments, where core components of the game are taught through a series of games and activities designed to capture the imagination of all players. Squirts will learn each game in a fun, positive, and supportive environment. Age appropriate equipment will be provided, but players may bring their own equipment.

Programs


SOCCER - PARENT ME SQUIRTS (age 2 to 3): With a parent participating by their side, this program will stimulate a child's imagination, develop motor skills and encourage social interaction. In this class children will learn basic soccer skills, including dribbling, shooting, and passing.


Montclair Online Squirts Schedule: https://goo.gl/i9BYUf
Please visit USSportsInstitute.com, or call (732)563-2520.


SUMMER CLASSES
Dates: June 30 - August 4
Details: 6 weekly classes
Fridays 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

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SOCCER SQUIRTS (age 3 to 5): Participants will learn the fundamental skills of soccer, including dribbling, passing, shooting and defending. Players will be taught through structured activities, fun games, and scrimmages.


Montclair Online Squirts Schedule: https://goo.gl/G4u7FM
Please visit USSportsInstitute.com, or call (732)563-2520.

 

SUMMER CLASSES
Dates: June 30 – August 4
Details: 6 weekly classes (No class 5/13 and 5/27)
Fridays 8:30 - 9:30 a.m., 10:30-11:30 a.m.

 
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SOCCER - SENIOR SQUIRTS (age 5 to 7): Players learn the principles of attacking, defending and passing, and will be encouraged to apply these skills to game scenarios. All Senior Squirts curriculums create an environment which allows players to develop and progress within the sport.

Montclair Online Squirts Schedule: https://goo.gl/y2eW3i
Visit USsportsInstitute.com or call 732-563-2520

SUMMER CLASSES
Dates:   June 30 – August 4
Details: 6 weekly classes
Fridays 11:30 a.m. - 12:30p.m.

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BASKETBALL - CAMP (age 5 to 12): Throughout the week players will develop their dribbling, passing and shooting skills. Each day will end with small-sided games where coaches will encourage good sportsmanship and teamwork.

Montclair Online Basketball Schedulehttps://goo.gl/BQ3RIN
Visit USsportsInstitute.com or call 732-563-2520.

SUMMER CAMP
Dates
: July 24 – July 27
Details: Monday to Thursday
8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Dates: August 14 – August 17
Details:
Monday-Thursday
8:30 a.m. - 12:30p.m.

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LACROSSE - CAMP (age 6 to 12):  Players will learn and develop their technique in passing, catching and scooping. Each day will end with small-sided games where coaches will encourage good sportsmanship and teamwork. Participants will develop an understanding of offensive and defensive plays, and will be encouraged to implement these into a scrimmage.

Montclair Online Squirts Schedule: https://goo.gl/BHv0P5
Visit USsportsInstitute.com or call 732-563-2520

SUMMER CAMP
Dates: June 26 – June 29
Details: Monday to Thursday 
 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

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SOCCER - CAMP (age 5 to 12):  Players learn the principles of attacking, defending and passing, and will be encouraged to apply these skills to game scenarios.

Montclair Online Squirts Schedule: https://goo.gl/iJhmV1
Visit USsportsInstitute.com or call 732-563-2520

SUMMER CAMP
Dates: July 31 – August 3
Details: Monday to Thursday 
 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

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SPORTS & SWIM CAMP (age 5 to 12): Players will have the opportunity to experience up to 4 different sports each day. Sports included: Baseball, Basketball, Cricket, Flag Football, Hockey, Handball, Lacrosse, Soccer, Rugby and more!

During the morning players will focus on developing their technique and skills within each sport, and gain a basic understanding of playing a scrimmage. The afternoon will focus on small sided scrimmages in a tournament environment that encourages good sportsmanship and teamwork.

Swimming will take place each day at the same time(opt out is available).

Montclair Online Multi Sports Schedule: https://goo.gl/vDZ2Us
Visit USsportsInstitute.com or call 732-563-2520

SUMMER CAMP
Dates: 
July 10 – July 13
Details: Monday to Thursday
8:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.
Dates: August 7 – August 10
Details: Monday to Thursday
8:30 a.m. - 12:30p.m.

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FLAG FOOTBALL (Pre-K to 2nd Grade): Using simple and fun concepts to help the children’s understanding, players will practice the key skills of throwing, catching and deflagging, all while developing a greater understanding of the game.

Montclair Online Flag Football Schedule: https://goo.gl/Wk8LKn
Visit USsportsInstitute.com or call 732-563-2520

SUMMER CLASSES
Dates
: June 30 – August 4
Details: 6 weekly classes
Fridays 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. (Pre-K), 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. (Kindergarten),
10:30 - 11:30 a.m. (1st Grade), 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (2nd Grade)

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FLAG FOOTBALL – CAMP (age 5 to 8): Focusing on the rules of the game players will develop their techniques in passing, receiving and deflagging.

Participants will develop an understanding of offensive and defensive plays, and will be encouraged to implement these into a scrimmage.

Montclair Online Flag Football Schedule: https://goo.gl/Wk8LKn
Visit USsportsInstitute.com or call 732-563-2520

SUMMER CAMP
Dates: 
July 17 – July 20
Details: Monday to Thursday
8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

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Dates

Check out the Spring and Summer 2017 flyer for dates and details. 

Make checks payable to: Montclair State University. Register in person at the Student Recreation Center, by phone at 973-655-3340, or online at MSUeConnect.com.

 

Arrival & Parking

Parents will be greeted by USSI staff upon arrival and organized pick up and drop off of children. Parents who wish to stay during the camp and watch their children may park in a metered parking spot located in Lot 20A. Meters may be paid by half hour or hour rates.

FAQs

Q: What sports are included in the Sports Squirts Camp?
A: Soccer, T-Ball, Basketball, Floor Hockey, and Parachute Games!

Q: Do I have to sign my child up for all four weeks or can I do just one?
A: No, you don't have to sign up for all four weeks. You can do all four or just one camp.
They are set up as seperate weeks to maintain flexibility.

Q: Is registration available online?
A: Yes! Please visit www.msueconnect.com to register online using a credit card.
The process is easy and takes only a few minutes.

Q: Can I stay and watch my child play?
A: Yes, parents are welcomed to stay through the classes,
but please be aware that parking is not free and you will be responsible for any parking costs.

Q: Where can I park my car?
A: There are metered spaces located outside the building in Lot20A. Meters can be paid by the half hour or hour rate.

Q: When will I get to meet the coaches?
A: You will meet your child's coaches the first day of the week.

Q: What steps are taken to ensure my child's safety?
A: Campers will be signed in and out of camp every day by the camp coordinator. Please be notified that camp coordinators must be aware of who is collecting your child at the end of the day. Children will be supervised at all times throughout the program.

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Provided by Montclair State University Department of Campus Recreation
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