Activities for Kids in Montclair, NJ

Looking for fun things for your children to do in Montclair, New Jersey? Here are some local options:

  • Doin' Dishes: A paint your own ceramics studio; (973) 744-8589; 50 Church Street, Montclair, NJ 07042.
  • Kidville: Offers classes, programs, indoor play space, and parties for kids; (973) 826-0350; 516 Valley Road, Upper Montclair, NJ 07043.
  • Montclair Baseball and Softball: This non-profit organization includes eight travel baseball teams, American Legion teams, four travel softball teams, 16 Coach Pitch recreational teams, a T-Ball  program for boys and girls, several fall baseball and softball teams, and numerous instructional clinics. Click here to view field locations. For additional information email mbscpres2013 [at]
  • Movies: Montclair has two movie theaters: Bow Tie Bellevue Cinema 4, (973) 744-1455; 260 Bellevue Avenue in Montclair, NJ 07043; and Bow Tie Clairidge Cinemas; (973) 746-1461; 486 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042.
  • Montclair Recreation/Pop Warner Bulldogs: This non-profit organization provides youth football and cheer and dance programs for boys and girls ages 5-14. Pop Warner is the largest youth football, cheer and dance program in the U.S. For more information call (973) 509-4915 or email via this form.
  • Montclair United Soccer Club: Provides recreation soccer and travel youth programs; (973) 783-6872; 41 Watchung Plaza #79, Montclair, NJ 07042.
  • Music Together of Montclair: A music and movement program for children ages newborn to age five years and their parents or caregivers; two locations -- 594 Valley Road, Montclair, NJ 07043  and 404 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042; both reachable at (973) 509-0950.
  • Sports Domain Academy: This academy offers much soccer training, travel soccer camps, and recreational soccer camps for various ages and stages. Learn more about the different classes here; (973) 746-6887; 14 Depot Square, Montclair, NJ 07042.
  • The Language Workshop for Children: Enriched play method to teach French, Spanish, Italian and Chinese to kids; (800) 731-0830; 596 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042.  
  • The Little GymOffers a range of classes such as parent/child classes and gymnastics, parties, camps, and more; (973) 744-1002; 1 Greenwood Avenue, Suite 3, Montclair , NJ 07042.
  • YMCA of Montclair: The YMCA has many weekday and weekend activities for children and adults. To view their full calendar, click here. Please note there are two branches: the Park Street Branch, reachable at (973) 744-3400, is located at 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ 07042. The Geyer Family Branch, reachable at (973) 783-7640, is located at 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042.