Riverdale YM-YWHA
Kids & Camps

After-School Programs



Kid's Space

After-school programming
for K-6th grade




Registration is now open for 2016 - 2017 for current Kid's Space families only.
(Registration will open for all families in June.)

Register Online Here


Kid’s Space provides a seamless end to your child’s day. We offer a healthy, kosher snack; homework assistance with NY State Certified teachers; and a range of enrichment activities, all in a supportive and community-oriented setting led by professionally-trained staff.


Kid’s Space runs on the NYC Public School Calendar from September to June. Our program begins at school dismissal and runs until 6:30pm.


Kid's Space @ The Riverdale Y 

  • Door-to-door transportation from school to the Y.
  • Access to The Y’s expansive facilities including two outdoor play spaces, organic garden, heated indoor pool, gymnasium, theater, and more. 
  • A choice of enrichment activities, such as STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math), Recreational Swim, Musical Theater, Sports, Lego Robotics, Fine Arts, Chess, Cooking, Martial Arts and more.
  • Special programming for Kindergarteners.
  • Staff escort for participants registered in instructional swim, dance, private music lessons, and other Y programs.

*Kid’s Space provides transportation from 10 local area schools.  Please contact our staff to see if your school is included or whether we can make arrangements from your school.

Free Homework Assistance

The Riverdale Y offers free homework assistance from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm on school days. This is made possible by a local initiative of Councilman Andrew Cohen. To learn more about this opportunity you may contact Roxanne Parets at 347-913-4972.


Kid's Space @ PS 24

  • Open to PS 24 students only.
  • Structured group activities, with Riverdale Y counselors, such as Music, Technology, Physical Education, Drama, and Creative Arts.
  • Optional enrichment with expert instructors, offered at a discounted rate in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math), Martial Arts, Fine Arts, Sports, Voice, Chess, Lego Robotics, Instructional Swim at The Y. Click here for more information.

Holiday Camps

When schools are closed and The Y is open we offer vacation day programs in addition to vacation weeks during end of year, winter and spring recesses. During half-days, all programs are transported to The Y. Kid's Space @ PS 24 students are then brought back to PS 24 to resume their programming and for pick-up.


Call for a tour today: 347-913-4972

Bring Kid's Space to Your School

Does your child's school not currently offer rich after school programming? Have your school's administration contact us to bring Kid's Space to your school.

Program Contacts


Sam Sullivan, Coordinator
Kid's Space @ The Y


Charlie Schiller, Director
Kid's Space @ PS 24


Call (347) 913-4972 for more information about any of these programs.

Program Forms

 Registration Form

 Dismissal Form

 Family History Form

 Medical Form


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