Policies & Code of Conduct

Membership Policies

Freezing Membership

You can freeze your membership once a year for 1, 2 or 3 months. Visit our Service Desk to fill out a freeze form and drop off your Y Membership ID. We’ll hold on to it for you!

Canceling Membership

We hope you’ll never have to cancel! If you do need to go, please stop by our Service Desk and fill out a cancellation form. You will also need to turn in your Membership ID.

You can do this anytime within your final month to avoid being charged for the following month.  (For example, let us know by September 30th to avoid a charge for October). Cancellations or refunds for Annual Memberships are not accepted.

Upgrading/Downgrading Membership

You may add or subtract people from your membership at any time. Upgrading or downgrading changes your monthly rate but there are no fees to change your membership type.  You can do this any time before the end of the month at the Service Desk.


Monthly Membership dues are charged to a credit card, debit card or checking account on the first of every month.  Any changes to accounts must be completed before the 1st of every month in order to take place for next month.

Guest Passes & JCC Guest Privileges

Members are entitled to Guest Passes for friends and neighbors. Please contact the Service Desk for Guest Passes. In addition, as a courtesy, your membership will be honored at most Jewish Community Centers (JCCs), excluding New York City.


14th Street Y Class and Program Policies

Class Registration

You may register for a class, online at www.14StreetY.org, in person or by phone. To register at the member rate, your membership must be active for the duration of the class and you must present your membership at the time of registration. To register at the member rate for children’s classes, you must have a Family or Single Parent membership. Full payment must accompany registration for classes.

Class Schedules

Class schedules are subject to change based on registration.

Pro-Rating for Late Starters

When space permits, we will pro-rate the number of classes remaining for some classes. Aquatics registration closes after the 2nd week of any session. Therefore, there is no pro-rating of any aquatics class.

Transfer of Classes

Spaces for transfers are subject to availability.

Single Classes and Trial Classes

You may pay a single class price for some Parenting classes, pending availability. There is no limit on single classes. Aquatics trial classes may be purchased in the first 2 weeks of any session, for $20 pending availability. You may only take one trial class per semester.


Limited scholarships are available for the 14th Street Y Preschool, After School, Parenting programs, Adult Studies programs, New Town Day Camp, and New Country Day Camp. To receive a scholarship application, please contact the Director of each program. All requests are strictly confidential. Presently, the 14th Street Y is unable to offer financial scholarships for membership.

Registration Class Refund & Credit Policy*

There are no refunds or credits issued for classes or workshops that meet fewer than three times per semester. There are no refunds issued when withdrawing from a class. Eligibility for program credit is determined by the director of that program. To receive a 100% credit, written requests must be received at least one week prior to the first session. Credits will only be granted at the discretion of the program director. Class withdraw requests must be submitted in writing to the program director of the appropriate department.

*All fees for 14th Street Y Preschool, Two X Two Program, Now We Are Three Program, and Summer Camps are nonrefundable.

The 14th Street Y is not responsible for providing makeup classes or issuing credits or refunds for programs missed as a result of client illness, scheduling conflicts, emergencies, or other events beyond our control. All 14th Street Y programs are subject to change or cancellation. We reserve the right to combine classes. If the 14th Street Y cancels a program, refunds will be issued.


14th Street Y Code of Conduct

The 14th Street Y reserves the right to suspend or revoke membership and/or program attendance privileges to clients whose behavior is deemed inappropriate or detrimental to the well-being of the 14th Street Y, its members, program participants, or staff. Boisterous and/or profane language or gestures are not permitted on 14th Street Y property. Abusive treatment of members, program participants, and/or staff members will not be tolerated under any condition. Should a person, at any time, have due concern for the conduct of a staff member or patron, he/she should contact Michael Meehan, General Manager: MMeehan@14StreetY.org.


Locker Rental Policy

Locker rentals of medium and box sized lockers are available for members only. Large lockers are for day use only. Rentals are annual only, non refundable, and are prorated based on the date of rental. Day use lockers may not be used for overnight storage. Both non-rented and day use lockers are periodically clipped during the year.


Photo Release Policy

The 14th Street Y or its agents may record and/or photograph programs and use such images for publicity at their discretion. Your attendance and/or participation is deemed your consent to appear in such programs, photographs, recordings, print, website and social media without compensation or notification.

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