White Plains TeeNs
The Ultimate Source For Teens
Brought to you by the White Plains Youth Bureau
Youth Employment Services
Exercise is important in a daily routine, which is why White Plains makes it easy to have fun and stay in shape. Grab some friends and take a yoga class together, or try and learn a new sport through programs at the YMCA.
No matter how you do it, stay active!
What would you like to do?
100 Mamaroneck Avenue, 2nd Floor
Aikido of Westchester is a studio that specializes in Japanese martial arts and swordsmanship. They teach self-defense, discipline and mind-body training applying Aikido principles. This training is believed to build self-confidence, and self-esteem. The fee for teens is $70 per month.
180 Mamaroneck Avenue
(914) 421- 6837
Learn discipline, respect and self-control in a challenging environment. Training is done in levels which allow participants to be aware of their accomplishments.
LADY OF AMERICA
200 Hamilton Ave.
A fitness center exclusively for women. Looking forward to fitting into next year's swimsuit, or just staying in shape? Then this is the place for you!
11 City Place (City Center)
Love acting? Well, here's a chance for you to shine! The White Plains Performing Arts Center is offering daily classes in voice, musical theatre dance, acting and production with team-building activities and theatre games.
216 Central Avenue
This school is for dancers ranging from beginners through advanced. It offers numerous dance classes ranging from tap, jazz, modern, and master classes.
250 Mamaroneck Avenue
Membership fees are $23 for 12-16 year olds and $29 for 17-23 year olds per month for teens. The fee provides access to a variety of programs and classes at the YWCA. They offer swimming programs, workout and fitness programs, and golf and hip-hop dance classes specifically for teenagers. They also co-sponsor the Youth and Government Program with the High School which is designed to encourage and strengthen leadership skills. Rates and class offerings are subject to change. Please contact the YMCA for details.
515 North Street
The membership fee for teens is $45 per year. The YWCA offers a variety of different programs for their members. Their programs that are specifically targeted for teens are swimming, gymnastics, yoga, water polo, sailing, martial arts, and fitness. They also offer a life-guarding course for $350 to non-members. In addition, they have a girl's empowerment group called GEMS. It assists teen girls in developing cultural awareness, and college and career paths. There are no requirements -any young woman can join. Rates and class offerings are subject to change. Please contact the YWCA for details.
186 Mamaroneck Avenue
Yoga Journey is a Vinyasa studio. Relax and center your mind with one of their sensual sessions. They offer classes for a reduced fee for teenagers.
WHITE PLAINS CHESS & GAMES CAFE
165 Mamaroneck Avenue
Calling all chess players! Here you can find the best chess boards and pieces to go along with them. There are tournaments every Friday, so if this is one of your hobbies it's definitely the place to go. Chess Tournaments Friday nights.
WHITE PLAINS RECREATION AND PARKS
85 Gedney Way
The Department of Recreation and Parks provide recreational activities for city residents of all ages. Check out the following activities available for teenagers:
Basketball Open Gym
At Post Road School on Thursdays from 7:30-9:30 PM. School ID required.
WPHS pool on Saturdays beginning January for a total of 8 sessions.
Classes for all levels. Registration required: $75.
Open Session Ice Skating
Ebersole Ice Rink, Friday nights from 8 -10 PM.
Session on Saturday from 12-4 PM and Sunday 1-4 PM. $3.
Skiing Day Trips
Trips to mountains within 3 hour driving distance, Saturdays December to March.
TEENS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES
Learn basic art skills through playing games, socialization & music enrichment.
Special Olympics Gym/Swim
Special Olympics training and other organized gym activities.
Special Olympics Bowling
At the White Plains Bowl AMF on Saturdays from 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM.
For all seasonal activities, you MUST have a Recreation ID Card. You can get your card at the Recreation office for $3. Fees for activities vary.
11 Amherst Place
The City of White Plains Youth Bureau is committed to providing programs that foster positive youth development. The Youth Bureau is composed of 5 departments; After School Services, Project Hope, Neighborhood Services, Youth Employment Services and Alternatives. These are some of the activities that are offered free of charge at the Youth Bureau. Registration required for participation.
Dance Class Mondays & Fridays from 5-7 PM, Saturdays from 1-3 PM
Open Gym Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 7-9 PM, Fridays & Saturdays from 1-9 PM
Boxing/Fitness Mondays & Fridays from 4-8:30 PM
Soccer Wednesdays from 5-7 PM
Teen Lounge Mondays & Friday's from 3-6 PM
Youth Employment Services Jobs & Training for 14-21 year olds
WORLD OYAMA KARATE
200 Hamilton Avenue
Karate classes strengthen your mind, body and spirit while learning self defense skills. They offer family and group discounts.