we are family
We believe play is a child’s work. Every class, activity, and experience we design for younger kids offers a fun and meaningful learning opportunity. Pre-natal, mommy and me, and parenting classes support our commitment to the well-being of the whole family.
Early Childhood Programs
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 communities.
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.
Hanna & The Moonlit Dress: Kid Reviewed, Henry Approved!
After hearing so many great things about Hanna and the Moonlit Dress, I figured it was time to take my 5 year old nephew to see the show and experience…read more
A Universal Language – Dance
This month artists from all over the world, Israel to Brazil, Egypt to New York City, are sharing their unique cultures through a common language: dance. As we continue our…read more
BOOTSTRAPS: An American Fable
Longtime community member and LABA Alum, Shawn Shafner is bringing a new piece he directed, BOOTSTRAPS: An American Fable to the Theater at the 14th Street Y next week as…read more