Y Beginnings
Parenting Center

Whether you’re a new parent, expecting a baby, or chasing a toddler, we’re so glad you found us! Welcome! 

The Y is here for all families, as your community, your resource, your hub of activities, and your connection to local parents and children.

We invite you to tell us about your family, or email Mara Bragg, our Y Beginnings Parenting Center manager, to say hello, ask a question, or schedule a virtual coffee meeting. We look forward to meeting you, and welcoming your family to the Y!

Check out the Y Beginnings Parenting Center and some of our other early childhood programs and activities:

  • New Moms Groups
  • Parenting Workshops
  • Classes for Babies and Toddlers with Caregivers
  • Be Baby
  • We Jam
  • Toddler Exploration
  • Kids Gym
  • Ukulele Shabbat
  • PJ Library


If you’re looking ahead to nursery school, visit the Y Nursery School for more information now.

Meet Mara

Mara Bragg
Y Beginnings Parenting Center Manager
mbragg@ywhi.org
212-569-6200

For more information or to join the email list for future events, please contact Y Beginnings Parenting Center Manager Mara Bragg.

What Parents Say About the Y Nursery School

Parental
Testimonials

“We are so eternally grateful for having stumbled upon the Y for both my boys’ Pre-K years. The experience has been incredibly rewarding for my entire family. My son has grown in so many ways and so much of it is due to the TLC of your wonderful staff. THANK YOU from the bottom of our hearts. We will always remember the Y with love and a full heart of joy.” 

– Zabryna and Michel

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