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 and sustainable community.

The 14th Street Y is part of Educational Alliance, which brings together and partners with diverse communities in Lower Manhattan, offering individuals and families high-quality, multi-generational programs and services that enhance their well-being and socioeconomic opportunities.

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After School
For Children Grades K – 5

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Afternoons include homework help, healthy snacks, and supervised swimming in our beautiful indoor pool, plus classes centered on movement, the arts, intellectual discovery, and more! 

Flexible enrollment, start anytime! Free pick-up from local schools!


Fall Membership Deal

Fall is the perfect time to start your 14Y membership – and if you join between now and the end of September, we’ll waive your initiation fee. 

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That’s a $99 value!


NEW! Youth Classes
For Children Ages 5 – 12

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Our signature Youth Classes, taught by specially trained counselors and professional teaching artists, give your child the opportunity to hone their skills and express their creativity in a focused, supportive setting.

Upcoming classes include Chess, Speech and Debate, and Living Environment Recycled Art Class!


Бабушка (BAb(oo)shka) // theater
September 26 – October 5


Бабушка tells a true story about Jewish life in the USSR onstage—in Russian. Her story is live translated into klezmer music, gibberish, poetic text, and puppetry, creating a meta conversation on the act of translation and historization.


14Y Youth Sports
For Children Ages 3 – 15

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With our Youth Sports Program, children and teens can stay active with basketball, flag football, tumbling & gymnastics, ballet, and more, all in a no-pressure setting.

After School families save up to $90 on each youth sports classes!

…it’s time… // dance
September 19 – 22


Following a sold-out run in 2018, Freemove Dance returns to present this gutsy and percussive dance piece. It is a call-to-arms for redefining how and why the clock has a titan grip on our life experience.