Jewish Community Centers of North America

Free programs for teens include sports, culinary arts, salsa dancing, leadership, and more. Sign up today!

Help us to serve the community by volunteering your time and skills! Contact Zoe Becker and Kamali Wrappah at 212-569-6200, ext. 234

Reserve your spot for Y Nursery School '15-'16 today! *NEW* Spanish laguage immersion program for 4 year olds!

Spring Break Camp Registration Will Be Opening Friday March 13th! Spring Break Camp Will Run From April 3rd-10th.


News & Highlights

March 27, 2015

The Y will begin to feature some of our outstanding volunteers in our new "meet our volunteer" series. Volunteers are crucial for the Y to be able to bring our members and guests high-quality programming each and every day. For our first feature we will hear from Yolanda who works at our coffee hour program at the Wien House.


March 24, 2015

An innovative take on the Passover Seder, based on the folk story Stone Soup, this will be an ecological, creative sed

March 16, 2015

Research on Dual Immersion programs for preschoolers, have indicated that the achievement of high levels of functional proficiency in a second language yields benefits for all students:  These benefits include:

February 20, 2015

What do a Rabbi, a ukulele and pickles have in common? Meet Ezra Weinberg! New to the Y, Ezra (a Y Nursery father) directs our Jewish Caravan program, coordinates our Nursery Electives and Birthday Party programs, and plays an integral, educational role in both our After School and Camping programs.

February 1, 2015

At around four years old, children’s interests shift from their immediate surroundings to the greater world outside.  They begin to wonder about the things they see in their neighborhood and the greater sights and sounds they encounter within their city.  The children in Ellie and Laura’s UPK class are lucky enough to call the City of New York their home

January 15, 2015

In keeping with the Y’s mission of creating a caring community, guided by Jewish values, the staff of the nursery school is always looking into best practices and recent research in order to create nurturing classroom communities.  There has been a lot of research recently on the science of character development and on the traits that help children succee

December 22, 2014

As 2014 comes to a close, we can't help but to reflect on all that went on this year. We are so proud of all of the exciting and innovative programming we were able to offer the entire community.

December 2, 2014

When you or a family member is in need of the best child care, social services or for wellness and health programs, where do you turn? If you’re like most in our community, you join the Y family.


November 26, 2014

The Y has stood at the center of the evolving community of Washington Heights and Inwood for almost 100 years. Since 1917, the founding ideals are still rooted deep in our agency, ideals like helping the vulnerable and less fortunate by providing services and resources that would otherwise be unattainable.

November 13, 2014

"The Shabbos Project is a unique, international grassroots Jewish identity movement that unites all Jews to keep one full Shabbat together.

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