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

Kids can learn to dance, play a sport, develop their skills, make new friends, and become empowered at the YMCA. Classes include science, Mandarin, ballet, basketball, tennis, karate, gymnastics, and more!
Preschool kids at the YMCA

Child Care and Preschool

Our early childhood program for ages six months through five years is designed to provide flexible child care for working parents.
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 while your kids have fun in a safe environment.
Mom holds two toddler daughters while swimming at McBurney YMCA indoor pool

Family Programs

From family gym and swim time to parents’ night out and grown up and me classes, the Y offers programs that brings the family together.
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.
Birthday parties at the YMCA are fun and hassle-free!

Birthday Parties

Throw a hassle-free, fun-filled birthday party for your child at the Vanderbilt YMCA. We offer party packages including pool parties, sports parties, and much more.
Kids learning at YMCA afterschool programs at elementary schools

Y Afterschool

The Vanderbilt Y provides quality afterschool programs, geared to further enrich kids' academic development, and foster positive social interactions.

Try Us for Free

Experience the Y for free by downloading a guest pass.