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.

Join Our Vibrant Community


The 14th Street Y invites you to PAUSE/PLAY: LABA Lights, a festive community Hanukkah celebration with the 14Y LABA Artist Fellows.


We invite you to hit the pause button in your busy lives and join us for an afternoon of lights, laughter, sufganyot, celebration, and relaxation.

This event will include exciting activities for the whole family, including a bling-your-dreidel station!


New Country Day Camp

Registration Open!


New Country Day Camp is a joyful and inclusive community where your child can build meaningful connections and explore the natural world around them. Located at the 75-acre Henry Kaufmann Campgrounds in the forest of the Staten Island Greenbelt, campers will have a blast with high-quality programs rooted in the outdoors.

State of the Jews // theater
December 5 – 8


A semi-staged preview performance of “State of the Jews”, an opera by composer Alex Weiser and librettist Ben Kaplan which follows Theodor Herzl, visionary of the Jewish state, in the last year of his life, as his efforts to secure a Jewish homeland become increasingly desperate.

Mekonen: The Journey of an African Jew
Tuesday, November 26 | 7:30 PM


The Journey of an African Jew is a film that follows the backstory and personal journey of Mekonen Abebe, a young African-Israeli Jew, once a young shepherd in Africa and now a commander in the Israeli Defense Forces. The film accompanies Mekonen back to Africa on an emotional journey.

Join With A Friend Membership Deal
Now Through December 15, 2019

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Now is the perfect time to join and get ready for the new year. Stay active and feel great throughout the holiday season by becoming a 14Y member today. Come in with a friend and you each get a free month of membership, plus we’ll waive $50 off the initiation fee!

KOL Program For Youth People with Special Needs
For Children & Teens Ages 4 – 17
October 19 – February 2


The KOL Program is a weekend recreational program for children and adolescents on the high-functioning end of the autism spectrum and related developmental disorders, such as ADHD and language delays.
Classes include soccer, capoeira, creative movement, art, music, and more!