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

Boy smiling in group of basketball players at Park Slope Armory YMCA basketball league on indoor court

Classes for Kids

Our classes for babies, toddlers, school-aged kids, and teens include basketball, gymnastics, dance, piano, puppetry, karate, and much more.
Preschool kids at the YMCA

Child Care and Preschool

Learn more about our Early Childhood Center at the Polish & Slavic Center.
YMCA staff member sitting on floor of child playroom with four kids and purple ball

Free Child Watch

Work out or take a class at the Y while your kids have fun in a safe environment.
Mom and three kids playing with crafts and games at Greenpoint YMCA

Family Programs

From family swim and gym to family dive in movie nights, the Y offers programs that brings the family together.
Five kids at YMCA

Birthday Parties

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

Try Us for Free

Experience the Y for free by downloading a guest pass.