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

Our classes for kids little to big include sports, dance, theater, visual art, preschool prep, and much more.
Dad and karate son

Family Programs

From parent and child classes to free family nights, the Y offers programs that brings the family together.
Class of preschoolers jump in YMCA gym

Child Care and Preschool

Learn more about our Early Childhood Center's award winning co-op nursery school and Tender 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.
Family swimming at YMCA indoor pool

Birthday Parties

Throw a hassle-free, fun-filled birthday party for your child at the West Side YMCA. We offer party packages including pool parties, art parties, and much more.
Y Afterschool program at PS 29 Elementary school

Y Afterschool

The West Side YMCA serves hundreds of children in quality afterschool programs throughout the Upper West Side.

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