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

Kid playing basketball in youth sports class at the YMCA

Youth Sports

Kids can learn to play a sport, develop their skills, and make new friends in our youth sports programs. Sports include basketball, baseball, soccer, gymnastics, and more.
YMCA dance class for kids and youth

Arts & Education Classes

Our classes for kids little to big include dance, theater, yoga, visual art, and much more.
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.
Child watch while you work out at the YMCA

Free Child Watch

Work out or take a class at the Y while your kids have fun in a safe environment.
Preschool kids at the YMCA

Child Care and Preschool

Learn more about our Early Childhood Center at the Polish & Slavic Center.
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.
Mother and son at YMCA family activities

Family Programs

From family yoga to parents’ night out to family camp, 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!

Try Us for Free

Experience the Y for free by downloading a guest pass.