From preschool and after school to arts classes and teen programs, we offer something for all young New Yorkers and their families.

Two boys in karate class with YMCA instructor in Brooklyn

Classes for Kids

Our classes for kids little to big include sports of all kinds, dance, arts, science, and much more.
Preschool kids at the YMCA

Child Care and Preschool

Our Early Childhood Center offers preschool prep programs, flexible child care, and Universal Pre-K.
A family on a basketball court at the YMCA.

Family Programs

From parent and child classes to free family nights, the Y offers programs that brings the family together.
Four children and staff member in child watch room at the YMCA while you work out

Free Child Watch

Work out or take a class while your kids have fun in a safe environment.
Toddlers playing in indoor gym during kid class at Prospect Park YMCA in Brooklyn

Birthday Parties

Throw a hassle-free, fun-filled birthday party for your child at the YMCA. We offer party packages including pool parties, art parties, and much more.
Teens in free YMCA teen center

Teen Programs

Teens can play a sport, work on leadership skills, prep for college, and give back through Y programs designed for them.
Kids learning at YMCA afterschool programs at elementary schools

Y Afterschool

The YMCA serves hundreds of children in quality afterschool programs throughout Staten Island.