92nd Street Y

Location: 1395 Lexington Ave., New York The 92nd Street Y is about people. The people of New York City and the surrounding area. The people of the United States and of the world. It‘s about people who entertain and challenge, inform and educate. It‘s about people who learn and discover, observe and participate. The 92nd Street Y operates in the context of a history that spans over 130 years. Founded in 1874 as the Young Men‘s Hebrew Association where Jewish men could find harmony and good fellowship, the 92nd Street Y today has evolved into a world-renowned community and cultural center, an organization of exhilarating vitality and remarkable diversity, a proudly Jewish institution that reaches out to people of every race, ethnicity, religion, age and economic class. At once a lecture hall, a performance space, a school, a health center and a community organization, the Y remains focused on its mission of enriching the lives of the people who pass through its doors - women and men, young families and senior citizens, accomplished artists and aspiring beginners, master instructors and enthusiastic students, world leaders and concerned citizens. PROGRAMS Art, Dance, Music & Film Choose from our eclectic offering of concerts, performances and screenings. Study the performing arts with highly trained, professionally active artists/teachers at the widely acclaimed School of the Arts. Literature, Languages & Humanities Come to the place where the world’s most talented writers read and most prominent personalities lecture. Study a foreign language, history and literature around the world and delve into the great world of ideas. Jewish Life The Y offers one of the most widely acclaimed Jewish programs in the nation - from courses on the fundamentals of Judaism to lectures on Jewish mysticism, Hebrew classes to holiday programs for children and families. Parenting & Family Pregnancy and childbirth, child development and the pioneering Parenting Center - we offer a vast variety of activities and programs that children and parents can benefit from. Health, Fitness, Sports & Aquatics Our multi-level complex boasts more than 125 pieces of exercise equipment; a 25-yard pool; over 100 weekly exercise classes; basketball and racquetball; massage therapy; a wellness center and certified professional staff. Living & Learning Our extraordinary programs are designed to empower adults to enhance their personal skills - from goal-setting to financial planning, exploring relationships to confronting challenges. Singles Join other single men and women for lectures, classes, workshops, events and other activities designed to educate, entertain and provide opportunities to meet new people.