More than just your downtown fitness connection!

We are a vibrant community center grounded in the belief that contemporary Jewish sensibilities can be a source of inspiration, connection, and learning for the individuals and families we serve throughout downtown Manhattan. We focus on health and fitness, education and enrichment programs, and innovative arts and cultural programming.

We are committed to the development of the whole person and bettering people’s lives and strengthening individual and family connections by building an inclusive, vibrant, and sustainable community.

The 14th Street Y is part of Educational Alliance, a downtown Manhattan non-profit that serves 50,000 New Yorkers annually. It provides a wide range of services for people of all ages, including preschools, camps, after school programs, senior centers, health & wellness programs, arts & culture classes, counseling services, and addiction recovery programs.

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14th Street Y’s Preschool
For children 2, 3 or 4 years of age by September 2019

Our Preschool provides a family-centered early childhood education. We believe young children learn through active involvement in a warm, nurturing environment that builds self-confidence, and fosters curiosity and enthusiasm for learning.

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Preschool Applications Due December 7!

The Baby Monitor
A crucial new play exploring same-sex parenting and family values in today’s America.
November 29 – December 16 




a female resistance comedy series
November 12 | 7:30 PM


The Fantastical Dangerous Journey of Q 
Q, an upper elementary student struggling with gender and identity issues, faces the daily difficulties of preoccupied parents, bullying peers, and communication with challenging teachers… but with a bag of tricks everyday objects grow and are endowed with powers that allow Q to face larger than life threats head on!
December 1 – December 16 



Parents’ Night Out
Monday, November 19 | 7:00 – 10:00 PM

Raising scholarship funds for 14th Street Y Early Childhood Programs