Famous writer and poet Claude McKay took residence in this building between 1941 and 1946. He was one of many notable figures who lived there, including fellow writers Richard Wright and Ralph Ellison, for brief periods of time. Today, the Harlem YMCA serves the community with programs and activities for all ages. Read more…
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On December 13, 2017, The Bronx-Manhattan North Association of Realtors (BMNAR) will celebrate its 33rd Annual Holiday Party and Toy Drive at the Marina del Rey Caterers. The program was first started with the help of Sharleen Brown, Executive Director at the Bronx YMCA. Read more…
New York City Council unanimously approved a wide-ranging rezoning for the East Harlem neighborhood on November 30th, as well as the 750,000-square foot, mixed-use Sendero Verde development. The Sendero Verde development will include a YMCA. Read more…
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Rentals - With 22 locations throughout the five boroughs, the Y has a myriad of rental spaces for birthday parties, special events, meetings, corporate events, and fitness classes. Please contact your local Y to understand spaces that are available for rental.
Media Requests - Members of the media are welcome at the Y for broadcast and print shoots dependent upon the content of the piece and the potential disruption to members. All requests should be sent to Jennifer Hoffer at firstname.lastname@example.org or Erik Opsal at email@example.com.
Photo and Film Shoots - Facility rentals may be available to accommodate photo and film shoots depending on timing, schedule and content. All film crews must have the proper certificate of insurance. Location specific rental fees will apply. All requests should be sent to Jennifer Hoffer at firstname.lastname@example.org.