There are many organizations dedicated to improving life in the Bronx for families. From libraries to recreational facilities and programs, here's a list of the top places to get more out of the Bronx.
Bronx Library Center
310 E. Kingsbridge Road
Bronx, NY 10458
This newly renovated library offers by far the most kid-friendly programming in the Bronx… From the ‘toddler two-step’ to ‘game day’ to free concerts on the weekends, Bronx Library Center’s innovative programming is good enough to keep both kids and parents happy.
Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club – The Lucile Palmaro Clubhouse
1930 Randall Avenue
Bronx, NY 10473
There’s no shortage of impressive programming for boys and girls aged 6 to 18 at The Lucile Palmaro Clubhouse. For only a $5 membership fee, kids have access to a swimming pool, game room, exercise room, computer lab, dance studio, performing arts center, and even a roller skating/ice skating rink. Tutoring and enrichment programs are also available.
2 Castle Hill Avenue
Bronx, NY 10473
You’ll find something for parents and kids at the Bronx YMCA… There are lots of sporting and fitness activities for the young and old, as well as an after-school program and many opportunities for members to get involved in volunteer activities.
Riverdale YM-YWHA 5625 Arlington Avenue
Bronx, NY 10471
The Riverdale YM-YWHA offers unique programs for kids, including a theater company, music school, and dance school. All programming reflects a commitment to the core values of Judaism.
Mosholu Montefiore Community Center
3450 Dekalb Avenue
Bronx, NY 10467
Home to the borough’s largest Little League program, MMCC serves over 20,000 Bronxites each year. Among the many programs offered for kids and adults of all ages, MMCC is perhaps best known for its popular nursery school.
940 Garrison Avenue
Bronx, NY 10474
As an organization dedicated to economic and cultural revitalization, The Point offers children’s programming which is heavily focused on artistic development.
Rocking the Boat
60 E. 174th Street
Bronx, NY 10452
By offering boatbuilding workshops and on-water education, Rocking the Boat helps the youth of the Bronx develop into empowered and responsible adults.
Bronx River Alliance
One Bronx River Parkway
Bronx, NY 10462
Dedicated to improving and preserving the Bronx River corridor, Bronx River Alliance offers a solid recreation program featuring canoeing and biking expeditions.