Uptown Hub at the Y

The Y is thrilled to partner with NewYork-Presbyterian and four other community based organizations (CBO) to provide free health & wellness, educational, employment readiness, and creative youth development programming for youths in Washington Heights and Inwood communities.

Joining is easy, and once signed up, participants can attend Uptown Hub programs at the Y as well as activities at the four other CBO partner agencies. Those interested are invited to come during program hours (see below) to learn more, or to contact Karina with questions ( or 212-569-6200 x239)

Participants: 14-24 year olds who live, work, or go to school in Washington Heights and Inwood
Days: Mondays through Thursdays, running December 3 to June (excluding Y closures)
Time: 6-9 pm
Location: The Y, 54 Nagle Avenue (directions)
Activities at the Y: Basketball; Dance; Computer Lab; Self-Defense
Cost: Free!

Partner Agencies

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital oversees the Uptown Hub. It is one of five Youth Opportunity Hubs that are funded by the Manhattan District Attorney's Office's Criminal Justice Investment Initiative. The hubs provide social spaces and link neighborhood service providers to provide comprehensive support for underserved teens and young adults. 

Uptown Hub logoThe CBOs making up the Uptown Hub include the YM&YWHA of Washington Heights & Inwood, Dominican Women's Development Center, Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation, People's Theatre Project, and the Police Athletic League at the Armory.