Group exercise classes, lap and family swim, basketball, family gym, and personal training are now available for Bedford-Stuyvesant YMCA members. Learn more about available activities, and download the YMCA of Greater New York mobile app to stay updated.



Know Before You Go

  • Add your membership barcode to your mobile app for a contactless check in when you arrive at the facility
  • Note our new hours
    • Mon-Fri: 6:00 AM-9:30 PM
    • Sat-Sun: 8 AM-5 PM
  • Read more about what you need to bring, and the Y's new health protocols in this reopening guide >


Indoor & Outdoor Group Exercise Classes

Indoor group exercise classes are now open! All classes are included with membership, and reservations are required due to government requirements and space restrictions. See our schedule below. Learn more about what to expect and how to make a reservation using our mobile app. Get healthy with outdoor fitness classes. Classes are free for members and pay-per-class for non-members.




See our lap swim and family swim schedule below. Learn more about what to bring and our updated swim policies.

Adult Basketball

Adults can drop in to play basketball - both shootaround and games. First come, first serve—no reservations necessary.


Personal Training

Work out with a certified YMCA trainer who prioritizes your health and well-being while helping you achieve your fitness goals. More Information



Teen Access in the Fitness Center

If you have a teen membership, you can come in during the Teen Fitness Center hours:

  • Mon-Thu: 3-6 PM
  • Sat-Sun: 8 AM-3 PM

If you are a teen on a family membership, you can come on your own during teen hours. If you come with an adult who is part of your family membership, you can come anytime the Y is open.

All teens ages 12 through 17 are required to complete a fitness equipment orientation before using the fitness equipment. Contact Us to make an appointment.



Family Gym

Family Gym is available on Saturdays and Sundays from 12:15 PM-1:30 PM.


Child Watch


  • Monday : 10am-2pm 
  • Wednesday: 4pm-8pm 
  • Saturday: 10am-2pm

Bring your child to the YMCA Child Watch Program for up to two hours per day. Children will enjoy creative play in a fun, safe environment with our YMCA Child Watch Staff. This free service is available for Bed-Stuy Y Family members.        

  • Children may only be registered for up to two hours per day. 
  • Registration required. Please sign up using the Y mobile app up to 48 hours in advance. 
  • Children who are ill will not be accepted into Child Watch for the day Outside food or drink is not permitted, with the exception of water in a sippy cup or bottle labeled clearly with the child's name. 
  • Parents must remain on site in the building at all times, and will be called if children require a diaper change.  
  • Parents must present valid photo ID when signing their child in and out, and contact and emergency contact information will be requested.

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