The 14th Street Y will be closing on Monday, September 26, and Tuesday, September 27 for Rosh Hashanah. Programming will resume as usual on Wednesday, September 28. L’Shana Tova!

Adult Programs

The 14Y is way 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! So swing by to meet new friends, try a new class, and just have fun.


14Y After Hours: Pool Party

– New, Fun Programs for 20s & 30s – 
Thursday, October 6 | 6:30 – 9:30 PM

Register here | Free for 14Y/MCC Members; $5 for guests

Stay tuned for our first ever 14Y After Hours Party—a new series of events and programs for people in their 20s and 30s, and anyone young at heart!

We’ll be kicking off this exciting new series with a pool party in the fall when everyone is back from summer vacation. We hope that you’ll join us to dance, swim, and mingle with friends and neighbors.

Anticipated event details:

  • 6:30 – 7:20 PM: Move and Groove with Adja
  • 7:30 – 8:30 PM: Pool Party (noodles provided)
  • 8:30 – 9:00 PM: Rooftop mix and mingle, featuring a cash bar and snacks for purchase

Life Just Got Easier: Learn the Alexander Technique 

Saturdays | 10:00 – 11:15 AM
October 1 – November 19
Location: 14th Street Y
Register here | M $80, NM $120

Learn how to bring ease into your everyday well-being. The Alexander Technique offers practices that improve mindfulness, balance, and coordination. You will learn simple tools to help reduce stress, minimize pain, and increase energy. We will explore everyday activities such as standing, bending, sitting, walking, and lifting, and there will be time to address individual needs. Masks are required for this class.


Old School Dance Combos with the Pacemakers Dance Team

Mondays | 10:15 – 11:15 AM 
October 3 – November 28
Location: Sirovich Center, 331 East 12th Street (Between 1st & 2nd Ave)

Register here | M $80, NM $120, Free for Sirovich Members

Let’s get pumped with The Pacemakers, New York City’s coolest 50+ dance team! Come to learn real choreography to old school dance hits. You’ll work up a sweat and exercise your mind at the same time! Open to anyone 50+
No class on October 24. 

This class is free for Sirovich members (anyone 60+). Join here!


Tap Dancing with Demetra

Mondays | 4:00 – 5:00 PM
October 3 – December 5
Location: Sirovich Center, 331 East 12th Street (Between 1st & 2nd Ave)
Register here | M $80, NM $120, Free for Sirovich Members

Come TAP it out with US! Start with articulation and technique, go through some movement patterns, and work on putting together a routine. Class will include multiple tempos, different directions, and some core focused work.

The Sirovich Auditorium located at 331 East 12th Street (Between 1st and 2nd Avenue) is an excellent surface for tap dancing. Adults of all ages and levels welcome. Sneakers or tap shoes welcome.

This class is free for Sirovich members (anyone 60+). Join here!


Mah Jongg for All Levels

Tuesdays | 1:00 – 3:00 PM
October 11 – December 13
Location: 14th Street Y
Register here | M $45, NM $90

Let’s Play Mah Jongg! This class is for all levels – from beginner to advanced. Please get a Mah Jongg card from the National Mah Jongg League.

You can reach them by phone at: 212-246-3052 or online at www.NationalMahJonggLeague.org. Space is limited.


Adult Programs at Manny Cantor Center

Educational Alliance Art School
Fall Term begins September 16!

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

Dive into your creative side and register for EA Art School’s Fall term! Join us for mixed media classes focusing on Block Printing, Intro to Drawing, and Collage! We also offer some incredible Youth and Teen art classes focusing on Ceramics and Drawing. Learn more and register here.

Block Printing

Mondays | 6:30 PM
Learn all about the range of tools, techniques, and materials involved in the relief printmaking process and create your own prints from relief using either linoleum or wooden blocks. Perfect for beginners and advanced students alike!

Intro to Drawing

Saturdays | 1:30 PM 
Designed for beginners to build confidence and learn the foundational techniques of draftsmanship, students will learn gesture drawing, sight measuring, planar studies, shading, and seeing objects in geometric forms.

Collage

Sundays | 2:00 PM
Learn how to use collage to tell a story or express your idea in this unique course designed for all students.

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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