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.
Preschool kids at the YMCA

Child Care and Preschool

Learn more about our award winning co-op nursery school and Tender Care for working parents.
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.
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.
Kids learning at YMCA afterschool programs at elementary schools

Y Afterschool

The West Side YMCA serves hundreds of children in quality afterschool programs throughout the Upper West Side.
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.
Kids swimming for birthday pool party at the YMCA

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.