Adult Programs

Adult Classes & Events

Try something new this fall at the 14Y

New Adult
Arts Classes
14Y After Dark
Holiday Re-Charge

The 14Y is more than just a fitness center–we’re an inclusive community for everyone.

We mean it when we say, “You belong here.” 

Adult Programs are a great way to keep busy, make new friends, and strengthen our community. We’re excited to offer new programs and events for adults of all ages!

Join us this fall for exciting new art classes happening every Thursday at the 14Y. From gallery openings and live model drawing to knitting and paint n’ sips—the 14Y is the place to explore your artistic side. Swing by to make new friends, learn or hone different skills, and just have fun.


Art Classes

Join us for an exciting lineup of art classes happening on Thursdays at the 14Y. From captivating gallery openings and live model drawing sessions to cozy knitting gatherings and creative paint ‘n’ sips, the 14Y is your destination for exploring your artistic side.

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Community + Wellness

We’re dedicated to nurturing the holistic well-being of individuals and enhancing the lives of our community, all while fostering stronger connections among our members. We’re excited to present a diverse array of community and wellness events designed to inform and uplift everyone, ensuring that you feel your best!

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Educational Alliance Art School
Mixed Media Art Classes In NYC

Location: Manny Cantor Center | 197 East Broadway across from Seward Park 

We are excited to offer unique classes in silk screen printing, printmaking, drawing and collage. These courses allow students to bring creative ideas to life through various mediums. All courses are open to students of all levels and instructors will support students in completing unique projects throughout the term. One on one instruction, instructor demonstrations, and group lessons provide a supportive environment to learn new techniques, explore and experiment!

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  • Personalized instruction in a small group setting.
  • Weekday morning, afternoon, and weekend classes are offered
  • Health and safety guidelines are in place to keep our students healthy and safe.
  • Locker rental and storage space for wet work included.
  • Please see the menu above under ‘Art School’ for our schedule at a glance, open studios, or for help with your registration.
  • Materials are not included in course tuition for painting classes. Please see our course materials lists here.

Drawing for All Levels
Saturdays, 1:30 – 4:00 PM

Mixed Media: Collage (5-Week Workshop)
Sundays, 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM

5-Week Block Printing Workshop | September, 24 – October 22
Sundays, 3:00 – 5:30 PM

5-Week Textile Block Printing Workshop | October 29 – December 3
Sundays, 3:00 – 5:30 PM

Tompkins Square Library Events

Join our local partner, the Tompkins Square Library, for literary events this fall both in person and virtually.

Learn more here. 

14Y Membership

Why join the 14Y? Because when you join the 14Y, you’re not just joining a gym—you become part of a vibrant downtown community. 

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Sirovich Center for Balanced Living

Did you know that the Sirovich Center is now a part of the 14Y? Even more exciting, community members ages 60+ are eligible to join for FREE!

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