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

Ballerinas at YMCA class

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!
Dad and karate son

Family Programs

Sign up for parent and child classes or enjoy recreational swim as a family. The Y has programs that bring the family together.
Class of preschoolers jump in YMCA gym

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 while your kids have fun in a safe environment.
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.

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