Flex your creative muscles and fine-tune your inner artist. We offer dance, visual art, writing, and other art classes for adults.

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Online registration for the fall session is closed. To sign up for the current session, please contact our membership team or stop by the Member Services Desk.

The next eight-week session of classes begins the week of January 2, 2020. Registration opens for YMCA members on December 14, and for community members on December 21.

Hands working at a pottery wheel.

Visual Arts

Classes in painting, drawing, ceramics and more allow you to explore your creative side.
A woman dancing at a barre in a mirrored studio.


Classes for dance beginners and experienced dancers at the McBurney YMCA on 14th Street in Manhattan offer ways to have fun, hone your dance skills, and become a better dancer.
Performers on a stage

Theater and Music

Practice skills and learn more about theater, or sing for fun with others in a welcoming group environment.
Hand writing.


Take a writing class at the Y and generate new or hone existing material with the support of our faculty and writing peers.