The 14th Street Y Basketball Court, Pool, and Fitness Studio will be closed for maintenance and upgrades Monday, August 26 – Monday, September 2. Please note that the fitness center is open and fitness classes are running on a modified schedule. For more information, click here

Parenting Support Groups

The 14th Street Y is rich with resources for parents of young children.

Our discussion groups are open to all parents, regardless of where your child may be enrolled. Topics cover a range of parenting concerns, from fostering empathy and setting limits to gender identity and work-life balance.

Parenting Your 6 to 9 Year Old

Tuesdays | 9:15 – 10:45 AM
Wednesdays | 6:30 – 8:30 PM

This discussion group, led by Nancy Weinrib, LMSW, provides participants with an opportunity to talk together about the challenges of raising young children in today’s fast-paced world. Topics will focus on the issues most relevant to parents of 2.9 − 5 year olds, and will include helping your child adjust to the new demands of preschool or Pre-K, building peer relationships, fostering empathy and resilience, setting limits effectively, as well as gender identity, death, siblings, nutrition, sleep, cognitive and language development, school readiness, work/life balance, and other parenting concerns. Open to all parents regardless of what program or school your child/children currently attend.

Groups form as needed.

For more information contact Dana Federbush, Director of Family Programs at or 646-395-4336.