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

Young boy with basketball instructor at YMCA

Classes for Kids

Our classes for kids little to big include dance, sports, arts, science, and much more.
Preschool classroom at Cross Island YMCA

Child Care and Preschool

Learn more about our nursery school and child care for working parents.
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 at the Y while your kids have fun in a safe environment.
After school instructor helping children at YMCA program in Queens elementary school

Y Afterschool

The YMCA serves hundreds of children in quality afterschool programs throughout Queens.
Mom holding daughter in pool with green caps and green noodle.

Family Programs

From family yoga to parents’ night out to family camp, the Y offers programs that brings the family together.
Toddlers playing in indoor YMCA gym

Birthday Parties

Throw a hassle-free, fun-filled birthday party for your child at the YMCA. We offer party packages including pool 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.

Try Us for Free

Experience the Y for free by downloading a guest pass.