BOOM 50+ Program

Boom – Life Begins at 50

BOOM is an innovative new program from Educational Alliance, launched at Manny Cantor Center created for adults age 50+ who want to make the most of this exciting next stage of their lives.

Members can choose from a wide range of activities, tailored
for the diverse interests of active baby boomers. Expand your horizons, learn a new skill, meet new people, join a group, and just have fun!

BOOM activities include:

  • Manny Cantor Fitness Center
  • Adult & Family Swim*
  • Employment Boot Camp for Boomers
  • Let’s Draw*
  • Wire the Wise Technology Seminar*
  • Book Club*
  • Great Plays Series*
  • Mah Jong Group*
  • Mixers & Meet-up events

*Programs are held at the 14th Street Y and the Manny Cantor Center. There is no fee to become a BOOM member. There is a small fee for classes or class session. See the 14th Street Y catalog for details. 

Stay tuned for more activities added throughout the year.

To become a BOOM member, contact  

1st Annual BOOM Event & Expo

Come celebrate the launch of our new BOOM program at the Manny Cantor Center,197 E. Broadway, NYC on Wednesday, May 31 from 6:00pm – 8:00pm.

Learn what BOOM has to offer while you enjoy the following festivities:

  • Meet best-selling author, lecturer, and social activist Marianne Williamson, who will be presented with the 1st Annual BOOM Lifetime Achievement Award.
  • Attend the Mini Expo with reps from AARP, Mt. Sinai Health System, finance, real estate, insurance, and more.
  • Enjoy complimentary hors
    d’oeuvres & wine.
  • Meet the BOOM staff and fellow baby boomers.

Water generously donated by Balance Water.

NOTE: Those who attend the BOOM launch event and register to receive BOOM information will get a free month’s membership at the Manny Cantor Fitness Center.


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