New Paltz Youth Center
Offering year-round educational, recreational and social opportunities for New Paltz Middle School and High School students since 1989. We are committed to helping teenagers achieve their goals.

Youth Center Hours

Fall 2021 Hours
Monday – Thursday 2pm- 7pm
Friday – 2pm-9pm

Our entire staff is fully vaccinated
**We still require masks for all indoor activities and while on field trips**
Please see below for details

Fall 2021

Upcoming Events:

Afterschool Tutoring ProgramMonday – Friday, 245-4pm – Upstairs at the center – Free homework help and 1-1 tutoring by our staff and trained tutors. Every minute they utilize this space, they accumulate time –  Every 10 hours (free NP Cinemas movie ticket); 50 hours? – Free field trip of your choosing! – This service is free!


Monday/Tuesday11/22 and 11/23 – We are open from 11-7pm to accommodate MS early dismissal 

Saturday 11/20– Open from 1-4pm for Dungeons and Dragons only. Pre sign up required
 The NPYP will be closed from Wednesday 11/24 – Sunday 11/28; We will reopen Monday the 29th.
December: (more info on all of the following with be forthcoming)
Saturday the 11th – Holiday Hoopla – A parade down main street, culminating in a holiday carnival in Hasbrouck Park!
Friday the 17th  – Field Trip to NYC to see “MJ the musical” (mjthemusical.com) on Broadway and to see the Rockefeller Center tree.
Saturday, the 18th – Six Flags Great Adventure: Holiday in the Park – Shorter lines and the park is decorated for the holidays.
Sunday the 19th – We are taking over New Paltz Cinema for our own private showing of the new  “Spiderman: No Way Home.” This is a 10am show
The NPYP will be closed from December 24th through January 2nd (except for a special New Paltz Eve community scavenger hunt)

Not interested in some of the activities/events/trips? No worries, still plenty of stuff to do at the youth center which is open Monday through Thursday 2-7pm; Friday 2-9pm 

** Feel free to call or text Jim at 845-325-2593 for clarity**
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Programs and Events
Masks must be worn at all times. We have extras if you forget
Temperatures will be taken upon arrival. As always, please keep kids home if they are sick for any reason.
The C.A.F.E. (Cafeteria Alternative For Everyone) will return when schools fully re-open and they have space for us again. Offering an option for high school students during lunchtime at the old guidance space or large gym (for Basketball) during D lunch. These spaces will be open for the lunch blocks and provide areas to hang out with friends, listen to or play music, play games, get help with homework, or just relax in a supervised setting.
G.A.M.E.S. will return for its 26th season when schools fully re-open and they have space for us. Basketball, dodgeball, games, and snacks
We Won!!
The NPYP won “Best Youth Program in the Hudson Valley” in Hudson Valley Magazine for 2018.
Tutoring!!! We tutor in up to 70 classes daily at the middle school. The largest such tutoring program in New York State!! We also tutor at the youth center after school! If you need help, we got it!!
The NPYP volunteers at many community events. If you need community service or are just looking to volunteer your time, please let us know.
Visit us on facebook, instagram or twitter or just give us a call at 255-5140
or email us at newpaltzyp@gmail.com
The New Paltz Youth Program is celebrating its 31st Anniversary.
D.O.B.: September 2nd 1989