Youth Programs

Engaging heads, hearts, and hands

Spring Semester

Enriching Programs during the school year

After School Youth Classes

They’re only young once.

And our youth programming makes every minute meaningful, even when you’re not with them.

Our goal at the 14Y is to provide fun, sports, and enrichment, so your children are engaged year-round, right here at your East Village community center.

14Y After School

Spring Semester: Monday, January 30 – Friday, June 16
Learn more here

Join the fun of 14Y After School! We help keep your child active and engaged with programs like Photography, Dungeons and Dragons, Cooking, Swim, Martial Arts, Basketball, Jewelry Making, Zoology, Music Making, and much more! See a full list of our enrichment activities here.

Enrollment options for families are available from 2 to 5 days per week, and we’re extending our pick-up options at local school.

14Y Youth Classes

Spring Semester Quarter 3: Monday, January 30 – Friday, March 31
Register here | Rolling admission and prorated!

Our signature Youth Classes give your child the opportunity to hone their skills, build their confidence, and express their creativity in a focused, supportive setting. We offer ballet, soccer, tennis, and theater classes for children at all skill levels.

Youth Classes are disability-inclusive and overseen by a support manager with the support of social work interns to ensure the children’s success.

President’s Week Holiday Camp
Monday, February 20 – Friday, February 24
9:30 AM – 4:30 PM (After care available!)

For Children in Grades K-5
Learn more and register here

Join mainstages and 14 Street Y for President’s Week Mini-Camp! Featuring fun daily themes, camp-inspired games, big movement activities, crafts and more! Indoor swim on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday!

All-Inclusive Enrollment Rates:
5 Days $649, 4 Days $575
Siblings save $75 per child using coupon code SIBLING75.

Program Highlights:
Explore a different decade daily through a series of activities, games, physical challenges, music and more! Participants are invited to dress to impress in these iconic decade styles!

Monday – 1970’s
Tuesday – 1980’s
Wednesday – 1990’s
Thursday – 2000’s
Friday – 2020’s

Sample Schedule:
9:30 AM: Welcome & Morning Craft
10:00 AM: Activity Period 1
11:15 AM: Snack/Gym Time
12:00 PM: “Theme of the Day” Activity
1:00 PM: Lunch
1:30 PM: Activity Period 2
2:15 PM: Change
2:30-3:30 PM: Indoor Swim
3:30 PM: Change
3:45 PM: Snack
4:00 PM: Closing Activity
4:30 PM: Parent Pickup
4:30 PM-5:30PM: Optional After Care Available!

Contact us with any questions or special requests at support@mainstages.com or by phone at 347-878-2431.


Winter Kid Fitness at the Manny Cantor Center

Classes start Sunday, January 8
Location: Manny Cantor Center | 197 East Broadway, NYC
Learn more and register here.

Weekly KidFit classes are a perfect way to make friends in a fun and safe environment while learning new skills. KidFit classes help kids keep active and busy during the winter months, after-school, or on weekends!

Beginning Gymnastics | Ages 5-7
Sundays | 9:15 – 10:00 AM

Junior Basketball Clinic | Ages 8-10
Sundays | 10:00 – 10:45 AM

Basketball Skills and Drills | Ages 11-15
Sundays | 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Creative Movement | Ages 3-5
Tuesdays | 3:30 – 4:15 PM

Educational Alliance Art School at the Manny Cantor Center 
Youth & Teen Community Art Classes 

Winter semester begins January 9, 2023 
Learn more and register here 
Location: Manny Cantor Center | 197 East Broadway

Kids, teens and families, join us for courses in ceramics and graphic novel design. Ceramics courses indulge the creative curiosities of young sculptors-to-be. We invite students to delve into the decorative and functional world of this ancient three-dimensional art form, and create clay-based artworks using the foundational slab, pinch and coil methods of hand-building. Supportive instruction and small class sizes allow for a personalized experience.

After School

For Children in Grades PreK – 5


The 14th Street Y After School programming engages heads, hands and hearts. Rest easy knowing your child’s afternoon is full, festive and active through 6:00 PM–all in a safe and supportive environment.

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Youth Classes

For Children Ages 5 – 17


Our signature Youth Classes, taught by specially trained counselors and professional teaching artists, give your child the opportunity to hone their skills and express their creativity in a focused, supportive setting.

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Youth Flag Football

For Children Ages 7 – 13


In this co-ed developmental league, where players will be placed in appropriate competition groups and taught proper techniques techniques in football skills like catching, throwing, running, and defending.

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