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Program Registration FAQs

Program FAQs

Online Program RegistrationHow do I register for programs?
The Y offers online registration for most programs at You may also register by phone or in-person. Some programs, such as camp and child care programs require in-person registration.

You can register online in one of three ways: If you are a returning program registration user, simply log in to your account. If you are a returning program registration user but need to re-set your password, you will claim your account to activate it. If you are new to the Y, you will create an account so you can begin to register for programs online.

When can I register for programs?
Programs are offered in eight-week sessions six times per year. Registration begins two weeks prior for members and one week prior for non-members.

2016 Program Schedule

  Winter I Jan. 4 - Feb. 28 Dec. 19 Dec. 26
  Spring I Feb. 29 - Apr. 24 Feb. 13 Feb. 20
  Spring II May 2 - May 26 Apr. 9 Apr. 16
BREAK: June 27 - July 4, 2015
  Summer Jul. 5 - Aug. 28 Jun. 11 Jun. 18
BREAK:  August 29 - September 5, 2015
  Fall I Sep. 6 - Oct. 30 Aug. 13 Aug. 20
  Fall II Oct. 31 - Dec. 23 Oct. 15 Oct. 22
BREAK - December 24, 2014 to January 1, 2017


Where can I find a program guide for my Y?
You can download branch program guides

How do I register a child for programs?
Minors under 18 years of age must be registered by an adult. To register your child for classes, please enter 00 in the last box of the membership number when logging in. 00 is the number associated with the adult in your child's account. During checkout you may then choose your child as the class participant.

Can I register for programs at another branch?
Yes. As a member of the YMCA of Greater New York, you will receive the member discounted rate when you register for programs at any branch.

Why didn't I receive the member discount when I registered for a class?
When you sign up for online registration, make sure to select
claim my account, to connect your account to your Y membership. This will automatically apply the member discount to your registration.

Can I register for a program after the session has started?
Depending on the program, you may register for certain programs after the session start date. If registration is no longer available online, please check at the Member Services Desk.

What is the refund policy?
The refund policy varies by branch. However, in most instances a refund is only given if the Y cancels a program and program credit may only be issued in special circumstances.

Can I apply credits from my Y account when registering online?
Yes, If you have a credit in your account, it will automatically apply at the checkout process when you register for a new class at the Y.

I need help with my online account. Who can I contact?
Contact the Member Services Desk. Our membership staff would be happy to help you.

  Bedford-Stuyvesant Sonia Atherly 718-789-1497
  Bronx Bharathi Iyer 718-792-9736
  Chinatown Brian Koehler 212-912-2460
  Coney Island Areial Mathis 718-215-6900
  Cross Island Rosalind Yhip 718-479-0505
  Dodge Otis Washington 718-625-3136
  Flatbush Myrna Lopez 718-469-8100
  Flushing Anant Patel 718-961-6880
  Greenpoint Emma Isles 718-389-3700
  Harlem Shearrod Duncan 212-912-2100
  Jamaica Nyima Saunders-Burnett 718-739-6600
  Long Island City

Jonathan Imperial

Joyce Fenteng

  McBurney Mitch Lyons 212-912-2300
  North Brooklyn Pamela Babb 718-277-1600
  Prospect Park Meghan Gough (Interim) 718-768-7100
  Park Slope Armory

Jamel Davis 

Nikki Spleen

  Ridgewood  La-Vena Francis 212-912-2180
  Rockaway  Erik Raney 718-215-6950
  S-I Broadway Audrey Urcia 718-981-4933
  S-I South Shore Diane Schirripa 718-227-3200
  Vanderbilt Paul Crawford (Interim) 212-912-2500
  West Side Dante Hudson (Interim) 212-875-4100
  Association Office  Tiffeny Forrest 212-630-9715
  Association Offce  Emilie Frankse 212-630-9639

Branch Executive
Director Representative

John Rappaport 212-491-3178