From family fitness to playing games with your kids, the Bed Stuy Y offers programs that brings the family together.

Parent & Child Classes

Swim Lessons
Ages 6 months-5 years

Accompanied by a parent, infants and toddlers learn to be comfortable in the water and develop swim readiness. Parents learn about water safety and drowning prevention.

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Parent and Me Yoga
Ages 6-18 months

Great way to bond with your child, while gaining strength and vitality. Connect and build relationships with other new parents while bonding with your little one!

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Family Time

Family time programs are free for Y members

Family Recreational Swim
Supervised recreational swim for families promises to be a terrific time. An adult YMCA member must accompany children to swim time. Swim caps are required at all times. Children 8 and under must be within arms reach of an adult (18 years and older) in the water.

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Child's Play
Ages 9 months-4 years

Let your child enjoy free spirited and imaginative play in our child’s play area. They can climb, crawl and play. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Thursdays and Sundays, 11:15 AM-12 PM


Reading & Rhythm
Ages 4 months-4 years

Stimulates imagination, emotional growth and introduces toddlers to concepts like colors, letters and shapes. This is a class for grown ups and little ones to read and move. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Fridays, 11:15 AM-12 PM


Family Game Room/Computer Lab
Ages 7-17

The computer lab is a supervised room with computers for use as well as ping pong, board games and cards games. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Monday-Fridays, 6-9 PM
Saturday and Sundays, 10-5 PM

Family Fitness Classes

Family fitness classes are for Y members

Family African Dance
Learn traditional African dances, rhythms, and songs from Senegal and Guinea, West Africa. Class warm up includes working on core strength, flexibility, stamina, and rhythmic sensibility. This is a multi-level class; beginner level dancers and up.

Family Spin
A cycling class that takes place on stationary bikes will have your family pedaling away to fun music. 

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