Samuel Field Y
Beacon Programs

Address:M.S. 158Q, 46-35 Oceania Blvd. Bayside NY 11361
Alternate Contact Information:M.S. 216Q, 64-20 175th Street Fresh Meadows NY 11365 (718) 445-6983
Telephone(s):(718) 423-2266 (718) 225-6750 ext. 272
Fax:(718) 281-1078
World Wide Web: http://www.sfy.org/beacon-programs/

Description:The Beacon Programs are school-based Community Centers, funded by the New York City Department of Youth and Community Development. The Samuel Field Y Beacon child care programs operate during after school hours, summer vacation and on weekends and holidays, providing a wide range of services and activities for children and their families. Beacon After School Care Programs include Basketball, Tae Kwon Do, Individual and Family Counseling, Vocational and School to Work programs, Dance, Drama, Chess, Computer, Homework Club, Academic Tutorials, Youth Councils, Tennis, Video Production and Adult Programs such as Computers, Stress Reduction, Parent Support Groups, as part of a comprehensive menu of activities for all ages and interests. *The Beacon program offers free computer classes for adults at Junior High School 216 at 64-20 175th Street, Fresh Meadows. Classes are held on most Tuesday evenings at 5:30 for beginners and 6:30 for “advanced” beginners and you don’t have to own a computer. Call the Beacon office at 718-445-6983 to register and for further information. Class size is limited so please register ASAP.

Location information:Additional locations in Fresh Meadows and Floral Park. Please see website.
Hours:Please call for current hours. Mon - Fri, 3 pm -10 pm; Sat, 9 am - 6:30 pm.
Eligibility Requirements:New York City Resident.
Admission Requirements/Documents:Registration Card, Health Survey, Photo ID.
Fees/Methods of Payment:Free.
Access for People with Disabilities:Wheel chair ramp at entrance.

Services Offered:Computer ClassesExtended Day CareHomework Help ProgramsMediationRecreational / Leisure / Arts InstructionRecreational ActivitiesRecreational Facilities
Target Groups(By Need):ChildrenFamiliesYouth