Houston Street Center

A wellness center welcoming all

For more information, please email houstonstreetcenter@universitysettlement.org

With state-of-the-art recreational and educational facilities, and plenty of flexible space, University Settlement at the Houston Street Center is a unique community resource for longtime residents and recent arrivals alike.

We offer swimming and fitness programs, a dynamic after-school program, free social events, diverse courses, even an art gallery. The 44,000-square-foot location provides services for community members of all ages.

The Houston Street Center also has high-quality, low-cost meeting rooms, conference rooms, and training and recreational space available for one-time, short-term or long-term rental. All rental proceeds help underwrite the cost of University Settlement’s programs for the individuals and families of the Lower East Side, Chinatown, Little Italy and Loisaida.

YOUTH AND FAMILIES WITH SPECIAL NEEDS

Fun recreational activities for children, teens and young adults with special needs, including swim lessons, art, and computer classes.

AFTER-SCHOOL AND YOUTH PROGRAMS

Engaging young people enrolled in NYC middle schools as they grow into well-rounded, independent critical thinkers.

ADULT AND SENIOR PROGRAMS

Physical activity, creative expression, peer support, and community building for adults 50+, in an environment where wellness is celebrated.

FITNESS PROGRAMS

One-on-one support in your home, with helpful information & activities related to child development, positive and nurturing parent-child relationships, and child & family health.

SPACE RENTALS @ HOUSTON STREET CENTER

Businesses and community groups of all kinds hold events and meetings in our affordable, accessible, state-of-the-art facility.

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