Chinatown Ymca @ Houston Street - New York NY Summer Day Camp

273 BOWERY, NEW YORK NY 10002
(212) 912-2460

About the Provider

Description: The Y has been an integral part of Chinatown and the Lower East Side since the 1970's. For more than four decades, the facility at 100 Hester Street has continuously served these dynamic communities with a rich variety of programs for people of all ages.

In 1993, the Chinatown YMCA received one of the first grants from the New York City Department of Youth Services to create a "Beacon" center, which currently operates at MS 131 in collaboration with the New York City Department of Youth and Community Development. Beacons are public elementary and intermediate schools that double as community-based organizations after school hours and on the weekends to provide children and adults with a safe and fun environment. Today, there are currently 80 Beacons located throughout New York City. The Beacon Center at MS 131 provides community access to a wide variety of school-based educational, recreational and counseling services and creates a safe haven and nurturing environment for neighborhood youth and adults in lower Manhattan, with an emphasis for the Chinatown and Lower East Side communities.

More recently, the Y responded to an increasing demand in both Chinatown and the Lower East Side for increased healthy lifestyles programming, and launched its new Houston Street Center, located on the Bowery, in 2006. Since it opened, the center has quickly become a neighborhood "hot spot," with state-of-the-art recreational and educational facilities. From swimming and fitness programs to after-school and older adult programs and community events, the Houston Street Center has become a new hub in one of New York's most historic and diverse neighborhoods.

Additional Information: Years in Operation: 2 or more

Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 165
  • License Number: 34050
  • Age Range: 4 - 16; 4 - 16
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • District Office: New York City Department of Health
  • District Office Phone: 311 or (212) NEW-YOR (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Date Regulation Status
2016-07-14 48.15(a)(6) CORRECTED
Brief Description: Violations requiring immediate correction (Public Health Hazards)<br/> Facilty egress observed obstructed; not protected from hazardous areas
2016-07-14 48.15(a)(16) CORRECTED
Brief Description: Violations requiring correction within two weeks (Critical Violations)<br/> Emergency lighting in halls, stairs not provided where required
2015-07-08 131.05(a) CORRECTED
Brief Description: Violations requiring immediate correction (Public Health Hazards)<br/> The owner or agent tenant or manager fails to maintain building in safe manner; Structural integrety not maintained; Building not free of pests; Adequate heat ventilation and lighting not provided; Not free of nuisances/hazards.
2015-07-08 48.15(a)(16) CORRECTED
Brief Description: Violations requiring correction within two weeks (Critical Violations)<br/> Emergency lighting in halls, stairs not provided where required
2015-07-08 48.15(a)(5) CORRECTED
Brief Description: Violations requiring correction within two weeks (Critical Violations)<br/> Fire drills are not conducted within first 48 hours of session and periodically thereafter; Drill log not maintained and available for inspection
2015-07-08 48.15(b) CORRECTED
Brief Description: Violations requiring correction within two weeks (Critical Violations)<br/> Camp equipment not maintained; not of safe design or properly installed
2015-07-08 48.13(a)(3)(iv) CORRECTED
Brief Description: Minor violations (General Violations)<br/> Buddy system or other accountability system has not been established; System does not contains camper identity, ability, record of coming and goings, buddy assignments, 15 minute checks.
2015-07-08 48.15(a)(6) CORRECTED
Brief Description: Violations requiring immediate correction (Public Health Hazards)<br/> Facilty egress observed obstructed; not protected from hazardous areas
2015-07-08 48.15(a)(8) CORRECTED
Brief Description: Violations requiring immediate correction (Public Health Hazards)<br/> Fire extinguishers not provided; have not been inspected and tagged prior to camp season

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