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Included with Membership

Explore all of the classes offered at Manhattan Youth. Our members find their friends and neighbors here while they splash, play, learn, create and move. 

  • Bubble Babies Classes (6mo–2yr)
  • Family Swim (6mo–All Ages)
  • Post Nap Jam (All Ages)
  • MY Clubhouse (6mo–5yr)
  • Sing, Dance and Play! (6mo–5yr)
  • Storytime with Camille (6mo–All Ages)
  • Animal Hour (6mo–All Ages)
  • MY Mini Basketball (18mo–6yr)
  • Tummy Time (6mo–1yr)
  • MY Tumble Tots (18mo–4yr)
  • MY Afternoons (2–5yr)
  • Splash Pad (18mo–3yr)
  • MY Muscles and Moves (18mo–4yr)
  • MY Rhythm and Rock (18mo–3yr)

Bubble Babies Classes

Our Bubble Babies class helps our newest little swimmers become comfortable in and around the water. Songs and games introduce beginner swim skills (such as kicking, splashing, and blowing bubbles) and create a fun, positive experience for young children in the pool. For infants under 6 months -2.5 years and their adult.

Bubble Babies classes are FREE for Center Family Members. 

Not a member yet? visit here to learn more and join the Downtown Community Center

6mo–All Ages

Family Swim

Family Swim hours are offered everyday for our members. Sign up through the Acuity Client Scheduling app.

Every weekday from 9AM-12PM, 7PM-8:30PM.  

Weekends 9AM-4:30PM.

All Ages

Post Nap Jam

When naptime is finished and dinnertime is still a few hours away, spend some of that special and energetic time with us in our largest meeting space, the Great Hall! We’ll feature one of our favorite kids music acts so kids can sing, run, jump and play, and the whole family can enjoy music, laughter and fun, together. 

  • Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 2:30PM: Musical Notes with Nate
  • Mondays and Thursdays at 3:30PM: Music with Corey
  • Fridays at 3:30PM: Disney Singalongs with Anita

MY Clubhouse

With toys, climbing structures, a book corner and a helpful staff, the clubhouse is a wonderful cozy place to spend time moving, learning and making friends in an open setting.

Weekdays, 9:30am -2:30pm

Weekends, 9:30am -4:30pm



Sing, Dance and Play!

Our talented teaching artists sing, dance and play with your little one in this cozy class that helps kiddos get their wiggles out!

 Tuedays, Fridays and  Sundays  10:15am-11:45am.



6mo–All Ages

Storytime with Camille

Every Monday in the Lounge, Camille, the Director of the Downtown Community Center will read you a story or two, and say hello!

Mondays at 10:00am

6mo–All Ages

Animal Hour

Our Science Lab has a secret; it's the home to Manhattan Youth's Animals! In Animal Hour, kids can see, hold, feed and learn about our resident turtle, fish and bearded dragons with our staff.


 Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10:00am -12:00pm

Saturdays and Sundays 10:00 am- 1:00 pm.



MY Mini Basketball

Join Coach Pam in our large, air conditioned spaces to explore basic skills required for your budding basketball star!

Tuesdays and Saturdays.



Tummy Time

Our littlest members in their very own class! A little movement, exercise and bonding for 4 - 12 months and their grownups.

Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays 12:30pm-1pm.




MY Tumble Tots

Tumble Tot Thursdays give your children introductions to coordination, strength building and flexibility all morning long! Toddlers can learn basic gymnastics fundamentals with their favorite MY teachers!

Thursdays 9:30am, 10:15am, 11am and 11:45pm. 






MY Afternoons

Join us at the Center after lunch and naps for art projects, rainy day movies, sensory play and more!

Every weekday afternoon, 2:30 - 4:30pm


Splash Pad

If your little one loves to play with water, bring them poolside to Splash Pad! Here, your kids can suit up for an instructor-assisted water table class featuring interactive play and a whole lot of splashing, without entering the pool. Parents and caregivers are not required to suit up or get wet, but must be present on the pool deck and directly supervise their child during class.

Please see our Center daily schedule for current Splash Pad class times, or email us for additional information!


MY Muscles and Moves

Our Classic Manhattan Youth movement classes give your children introductions to coordination, strength building and flexibility all morning long!

Wednesdays in the Activity Room


MY Rhythm and Rock

This new dance based class helps your little one discover the fun of moving with rhythm and self expression! Led by experienced dance and movement instructors, your child will experience the basic first fundamentals of dance, use props to explore their own movement, and express themselves through music.

Mondays in the Activity Room


Premium Drop In Classes

For a small drop in fee, you can enjoy speciality classes in art, cooking and science.  These classes are in smaller groups,  providing more one on one attention and ways for your child to create, design, make, and explore! 


Make A Mess: Cooking

Make tasty treats, savory snacks, and everything in between! Each child has their own station and supplies, and after the creation is made, they take it home to eat.


Make a Mess Cooking will return in the fall!


Make a Mess: Art

Make something beautiful and don't worry about getting messy. We'll clean it up!





Make A Mess: Sensory Science

Join us for messy fun classes in cooking, science and art, and leave the clean up to us!

Science becomes fun in this class that helps children develop their scientific mind. Let your child explore their curiosity by engaging the senses. They’ll learn about colors, shapes, textures, and more through a different project each class.


Tuesdays and Thursdays 10:15am (12-18mos), 11am (2-4 years), 11:45am (2-4 years) by appointment.

Members can reserve their space in class up to two days in advance.

All Ages

Family Clay Day

Spend an hour with your whole family in our ceramics studio. You can be led through a project or simply work on your own handbuilding project with access to our full ceramics studio. All pieces will remain in the studio to be fired and will be ready for pick up within two weeks time. All work is non-toxic and food-safe. All ages!

Saturdays 10:30am, 12pm, 1:30pm, 3pm



MY Grownup and Me Ceramics

You and your child can drop-in to our ceramics studio and work with an instructor who will take you through the process of making your own masterpiece! All work is non-toxic and food-safe.

Mondays 10:15 AM, 11:15 AM. 

Wednesdays 10:15 AM, 11:15 AM and 12:30 PM.

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