The Eastside Family YMCA, located at 727 E. 2nd Street, invites area residents to experience what is offered in the community for youth and families. This facility is in operation for all Hispanic families as well as all others in our community, both the youth and their families. One of the objectives of The Eastside Family YMCA is to bring community members together and promote unity through celebrating diversity.

Call for information on the programs we offer! (716) 484-3729


Monday – Friday – 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Youth Center (grades K – 4th)
Monday-Friday, 3:00-5:30 pm

Middle School Academy
(grades 5th – 8th)
Monday – Friday 3:00-6:00 pm

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727 East Second Street
Jamestown, NY 14701
PH: (716) 484-3729
FAX : (716) 484-6732

Youth Center – after school childcare to grade K – 4 students!
We have exciting things going on at the Eastside YMCA! Fun
activities include arts and crafts, games, sports, homework and tutoring help Monday through Thursday from 3:30pm to 5:30pm through collaboration with Chautauqua Striders and an outdoor playground and sports court.

The Eastside YMCA YCare Program is available at the low cost of $10/month per child. This covers the administrative costs as well as bus transportation to the Eastside Y for programming. Programming includes a daily nutritional snack funded in part by CACFP.

Middle School Academy – free to all middle school students!
Do you want a fun way to give yourself or your son or daughter a little edge in school? The Middle School Academy might just be the answer. Every day after school the Middle School Academy is combining fun activities with learning with activities like Eastside TV, Art with Kristen, Cooking Class, Photography, Robotics, Drama Club, Dance Class, Video Class, Tutoring, and Junior Achievement. Each day has learning choices so that you get to pick how you want to learn each day. This is a great place to make great friends, get help with homework and participate in fun activities. Enrollment forms are located at the Eastside YMCA and can be accessed on most days between 9am-6pm. Don’t miss a day of the fun…enroll today!

Why are we called an “Academy”?

  • Homework help is available every day
  • Staff led enrichment activities support learning in the school

How to register:

Registration forms are available at the Jamestown Y and at the Eastside Y. Students who fill out the registration form including a health history are eligible to attend.

What kind of things do we do?

When students are not receiving homework help they are participating in enrichment activities intended to develop academic skills, develop character, and form positive attitudes towards learning. Every day after school the Middle School Academy is combining fun activities with learning. At the Middle School Academy learning happens during fun activities like art classes, fun games, building activities, acting classes, and science activities.

Why Should my child attend?

  1. Kids can get homework help from expert tutors
  2. It is a safe place for kids to be after school
  3. Free snack daily
  4. We build solid foundations for future learning
  5. ESL students receiving transportation to Jefferson can be dropped off each day
  6. Have fun with good friends and a caring staff