Family & Youth

"I learned that if you want to make it bad enough, no matter how bad it is, you can make it." - Gale Sayers

Kid’s Space

After-school programs and enrichment classes at the Y and at PS24


Early Childhood

Nursery school, PKA, and enrichment classes



After-school and Sunday, sports clinics and leagues, for kids and adults


Swim Lessons

From mommy-and-me to just mommy. Classes for all ages and levels



Ballet, modern, jazz, tap, hip hop, and more, taught by working professionals.



The Rhoda Grundman Music School


Sam Sullivan

Director, Family & Youth Services

(347) 913-4972

Sam has been with The Riverdale Y since he was two years old. He started in the Early Childhood Center, and has been a part of the after school program…

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Emily Hausman

Director, Early Childhood

(347) 913-4445

Emily joins The Riverdale Y as Director of our Early Childhood Center from The Levite Jewish Community Center in Birmingham, Alabama. Prior to coming to the Y, she spent three years…

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Summer Camps

Camp Twelve Trails – The best of specialty and day camp combined

Summer Stage – Perform in a full-scale musical

Camp Kulanu – All the joys of summer camp in a nursery school environment