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CQY's 2017 Spring & Summer Program Guide!

What is there to do at the Central Queens Y?  Swim Classes, Mommy & Me, Children's Dance School, Author Events, Health & Fitness, Outdoor Youth Sports Leagues, and so much more!  In fact, we have countless activities for the whole family!

Check out our new Spring & Summer 2017 Program Guide to see for yourself, at!

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The Strangers We Became: Lessons in
Exile from One of Iraq's Last Jews

As we struggle with the question of political refugees, Cynthia Kaplan Shamash’s story makes real the personal struggles of the refugees, themselves. Join us on Monday, March 27, at 1:30 p.m. to hear her speak about her family's struggle to escape Iraq and start over in a new country. For additional info please contact Peggy Kurtz, or 718.268.5011 x151.


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How to Survive the Difficult Interview:
Meeting the Interviewer's Expectations

Don't miss this FREE workshop, Friday, March 31, 10:00 am–12:00 pm at Samuel Field Y, covering Interview Do's & Dont's, Dealing with Difficult Employers, and Common Interview Questions. RSVP by March 27 to Carolyn Weinstein, 718.268.5011 ext 167 or cweinstein@cqy.orgFor the flyer, visit

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Parents Love the CQY's Early Childhood Center!

“Our almost 5 year old has been attending the Y since she was 3 months. The teachers are very caring and focused on helping kids flourish and develop the necessary skills for their age group.” – Farrah (Parent)

For information please contact Sharon Someck, or 718.268.5011 ext 402 or click here!


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16th Annual Eva and Lou Friedman
Model Passover Seder

Join us on Tuesday, April 4th, at 12:00 p.m. for the 16th Annual Eva and Lou Friedman Model Passover Seder.  Share the joys of the holiday with your CQY Community!  A Glatt Kosher luncheon will be served. 

Please call Ellen at 718.268.5011 ext 160 to R.S.V.P.  For details, click here!

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Spring Recess Mini-Camp for Grades K-6

Spring Recess Mini-Camp begins Monday, April 10, and continues Thursday & Friday, April 13 & 14!  Our big plans include a trip to Adventure Indoor Aquarium, the animated movie Smurffs: The Lost Village, Bowling at Jib Lanes, and more!.

For more info please call Clemente at  718. 268.5011 ext 203 or, for a registration form you can fax to us, visit


Queens Career Connect

Special Events

Purim Dance / Simcha Party
Date: March 28, 2017
Time: 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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Interfaith Passover Seder
Date: March 30, 2017
Time: 7:00 pm
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How to Survive the Difficult Interview
Date: March 31, 2017
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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16th Annual Eva & Lou Friedman
Model Passover Seder
Date: April 4, 2017
Time: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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MamaNet - All New Season Begins!
Date: April 9, 2017
Time: 8:30 pm
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Spring Recess Mini-Camp!
Date: April 10, 2017
Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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New at the CQY!

Spring-Summer 2017 Guide

Birthday Parties!


        Plan a FUNTASTIC party at the CQY!
                  Click here to learn more!


      Birthday Parties Take
         Place on Sundays

          Party Packages are Available

            To plan your perfect party
                contact Adam Ostroff






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Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to
individuals with disabilities.

For further assistance contact TDD / TTY at 1.800.662.1220. 

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