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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For Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the 14Y is featuring programming to honor those facing breast cancer, and to help our community take charge of their health and feel supported. 

Free Mammogram Screening sponsored by Mount Sinai
Tuesday, October 22 | 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
(please sign up for an appointment time)
Mobile van will be parked right outside the 14th Street Y

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Community Appreciation Breakfast
Wednesday, October 16 | 8:30 – 10:30 AM

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Join your downtown community in the 14Y Lobby for a tasty breakfast and great conversation! We’ll have coffee, baked goods, and other delicious treats for all to enjoy.

Free and open to all!

Ominous Men // theater
October 19 – November 3


MultiStages New Works Winner.
It was the wrong night and the wrong place for these OMINOUS MEN to be playing a game of “Bones” when the 1977 NYC Blackout hits the Bronx! Overtaken by their demons, they descend into a supernatural night of the soul. Told through a magic realism lens, “Ominous Men” is a gothic horror tale about race, poverty, drugs, misogyny and violence in America.

Calling All Artists: Submissions Open for PRIDE Fest 2020!
Now through Thursday, October 31

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PRIDE fest will take place as a part of the 14th Street Y’s LIVE FREE, LOVE FIERCE PRIDE event series in June 2020.

We are now inviting artists to submit ideas for performances for a 3-week festival of performances celebrating LGBTQ+ inclusion, hosted by the Theater at the 14th Street Y.


75th Anniversary of the Jerome Robbins Dance Division Within
November 6 – 10


From The Horse’s Mouth celebrates the 75th Anniversary of the country’s most prestigious repository of dance materials in all disciplines at the Jerome Robbins Dance Division of the Library of Performing Arts at Lincoln Center in collaboration with curator Linda Murray.


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!