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

Karate Program

Classes for Kids

Kids can learn to play a sport, develop their skills, and make new friends in our youth programs. Classes include preschool prep, basketball, karate, art & play, and more.
Preschool kids at the YMCA

Child Care and Preschool

Learn more about our free Universal Pre-K program for four year olds.
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Our curriculum is based on a program model that focuses on learning enhancement, health and recreation, and building competence and confidence in children. The program runs every regular school day, from 2:30 PM to 6 PM.
Toddlers playing in YMCA gym

Holiday Camp

For kids, a day off from school is all about having fun. Our Y is ready to take over with a day’s worth of awesome (and structured) games and activities led by trained, caring adult staff.
2 girls at table

Summer Camp

Summer camp gives kids a fun, enriching, and high-quality camp experience during the summer – out of the house and off screens.
Boy in basketball team huddle at Park Slope Armory YMCA in Brooklyn smiles

Saturday Night Lights (SNL)

A free sports training and programming for teens, ages 11-18 on Saturday Nights.

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