Lap babies and crawlers warm up with developmental movement patterns with fun songs and dances that strengthen the body and stimulate the mind. Each week babies are given opportunities to focus on a specific skill such as balance, depth perception and coordination.
The 14th Street Y’s Parenting, Family, and Early Childhood Center provides a warm, welcoming and vibrant community for families in downtown Manhattan. We offer Expectant Parent classes, New Parents Stroll-In, and Mommy and Baby fitness. Our popular infant and toddler classes include, "Boogie with Brett”, "Messy Play", “Runners and Jumpers”, and "Learning Through Literacy" as well as drop-in classes, such as Indoor Playground and Sing Along. We also offer school year programs such as 2x2 program, a popular gradual separation program for children 22 to 34 months as well as our well regarded Preschool which helps young children acclimate to a school environment. Over the summer we offer separated and non-separated toddler camps. Our programs provide a safe and nurturing environment for children to explore, play, learn, and develop.