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

Winter 2021-2022 Hours
Monday – Friday 2pm- 7pm
Our entire staff is fully vaccinated
**We still require masks for all indoor activities and while on field trips**
Please see below for details

Winter 2022

Upcoming Events/Activities:

Sorry, all off site field trips are temporarily on pause !

Waffle Wednesdays – Every Wednesday at 3pm – Homemade Belgian Waffles made with the kids with tons of their favorite toppings!

BBQ Fridays 330pm – Always our busiest day of the week! Burgers (meat and veggie) and Hot Dogs!!

The youth center will be closed for the MLK holiday. We will reopen on Tuesday 1/18

After School 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!


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 Friday 2-7 pm 

** 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