Your Downtown Community
Think of us as the town square of the downtown community. Everyone from every background is welcome at the 14th Street Y, as we celebrate our humanity and our individuality. This is your community.
Meet friends here, and make new ones. Feed your imagination with a class or performance. Build your strength and stamina in our attitude-free fitness center.
The 14th Street Y’s philosophy is grounded in the belief that contemporary Jewish sensibilities can be a source of inspiration, connection, and learning. No matter what your background, we aim to inspire you to live your best life. We’re committed to the development of the whole person, to strengthening family connections and to building inclusive and sustainable communities.Become a Member Today!
The 14th Street Y is part of Educational Alliance. Educational Alliance 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. We are a place where everyone is welcome and where progress is powered one relationship at a time. We are proud of our legacy as a Jewish organization and we provide high-quality, transformational services and programs to all New Yorkers through our network of community centers on Manhattan’s Lower East Side and East Village. As we have for 130 years, we offer best-in-class programming–now across 15 sites—focusing on a mix of education, health and wellness, arts and culture, and civic engagement.
Learn more about Educational Alliance, including volunteer and job opportunities, by visiting edalliance.org.