Virtual 14Y

Bringing the 14Y To You!

Welcome to the Virtual 14th Street Y

Bringing Community To You and Your Family

The 14th Street Y is a true community and in these challenging times we need each other more than ever. The best part of the 14Y is our members and we miss being in our building seeing you every day.

The Virtual 14Y has converted many of our in-house programs to stream right into your homes, that way you can say connected to your incredible community. There are several virtual offerings, detailed below. Find new exciting ways for you to engage with each other.


14Y’s Fitness Center is Now Open!

Starting October 7, 2020, our Fitness Center has reopened with limited capacity for in-person workouts. For more information on Fitness Center hours, regulations, and to reserve your spot, please visit our Health + Fitness page.

Our team worked hard to refine our operations and is conducting final checks to make sure the Fitness Center meets all New York State guidelines and New York City Department of Health inspection requirements and complies with EPA-approved cleaning and sanitization processes. Our staff has been trained in additional health and safety protocols to keep our community safe.

Learn more about our health and safety guidelines.

Virtual 14Y Membership

For just $29.99 a month per household, this new membership gives you and your family an affordable way to participate in our exclusive live-streaming fitness classes.

Get Moving!

Virtual Fitness

Staying fit at home has never been easier!

From live-streaming classes to free YouTube fitness videos, we have it all to keep you feeling great from home.

Get Moving!

EXOS At Home

Being hunkered down takes a toll. Counteract the stress with guided videos and other content from EXOS A Home and explore all their on-demand classes. 

Stay Strong At Home

Virtual Early Childhood Programs

Resources for you and your child to bring an exciting educational experience into your home.

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Virtual Family Programs

Each week, we’ll be hosting digital hangouts for new moms and young families, plus videos featuring fun activities the whole family can enjoy! 

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Virtual Youth Programs

Finding New Ways to Engage Children’s Heads, Hearts, and Hands 

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14Y Community Corner

Check out our new YouTube Channel where you can learn something new or see a friendly, familiar face from your family at the 14Y.

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Virtual Adult Studies

Through our Virtual Adult Studies offerings, you can stay active in body and mind from home––connecting to other members, artists, writers and teachers.

Learn Something New

Virtual Arts + Culture

From LABA Arts programming to a multitude of Season of Jewish Culture events, the LABA Arts + Culture Department will be providing fun, interactive virtual events for the entire family. All events are free and open to all!

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COVID-19 Resources

A list of resources to help our community get access to the information and critical services you need during this public health crisis.

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Virtual Jewish Life

Virtual offerings to help our entire community engage in activities built on Jewish values.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Opportunities from 14Y partners and other agencies for you to support your community members affected by COVID-19.

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Other Great Resources

WonderSpark Puppets

Founded in 2009 by husband and wife duo Z. Briggs and Chad Williams, WonderSpark Puppets performs for New York City audiences of all ages. Together with Jenny Hann, Christina Stone and Julia Darden, they perform over 400 shows per year and have toured internationally.

​WonderSpark is proud to continue the tradition of non-moving-mouth hand puppets, aka “Mister Rogers style”. From theaters to libraries, NYC shops and school classrooms, WonderSpark’s flexibility allows them to perform in any space.

Live Puppet Shows:
Every Friday at 11:00 am EST
Live DIY Workshops
4:00 pm Monday – Friday, 10:00 am Saturday – Sunday

Archive of DIY Puppet Workshops

Google Calendar: subscribe here

PJ Library

PJ Library sends free Jewish children’s books to families across the world every month. They know that something magical happens when parents sit down together to read with their children. PJ Library shares Jewish stories that can help your family talk together about values and traditions that are important to you.

A program of the Harold Grinspoon Foundation, PJ Library is made possible through partnerships with philanthropists and local Jewish organizations. Families with kids ages 6 months through 8 years old with Judaism as part of their lives, are welcome to sign up. PJ Library welcomes all Jewish families, whatever your background, knowledge, or family make-up, or observance may be.

Free Resources for Quarantined Families
As communities seek to lower the impact of COVID-19, many families are spending a lot of time at home with their kids. One great way to pass time with your little ones is to read PJ Library books! Click below for ideas on ways to stay busy and have fun at home. Learn more here. 

Storyline Online

The SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s award-winning children’s literacy website, Storyline Online, streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations. Readers include Viola Davis, Chris Pine, Lily Tomlin, Kevin Costner, Annette Bening, James Earl Jones, Betty White and dozens more. Learn more here.


14Y Blog

Ideas & Resources to Keep You Busy At Home

The Healing Power of the Creative Arts

Erin Hiatt, Marketing & Communications Associate | WED, MAY 25, 2022

Our first annual Celebrate Arts Festival shines a spotlight on Educational Alliance older adult artists and their creative work for Older Americans Month. Behind these artists and their creative expression…

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Through COVID to a Festival, the Story of “It Gets Bitter”

Erin Hiatt, Marketing & Communications Associate | FRI, MAY 20, 2022

At the 14Y, part of our mission is to creatively support and reflect Jewish values. One way we explore that is through LABA: A Laboratory of Jewish Culture that provides…

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Mental Health Awareness Month

Jacob Waltuck, Marketing Assistant | TUE, MAY 17, 2022

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, which started in America in 1949 and was founded by the Mental Health America Organization. I would like to share with you what it’s…

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Preschool in a Pandemic

Maria Lemire, 14Y Preschool Teacher | THU, APR 08, 2021

On February 16th, 2021, National Public Radio’s Education Team sent out a call on Twitter to teachers to tell their stories about teaching throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. I sent a…

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