Families, Children & Teen Events

FEBRUARY  ACTIVITIES AT THE RYE Y


FAMILY AND CHILDREN

SUMMER CAMP REGISTRATION STARTS FEBRUARY 8
Visit ryeycamp.org to view camp brochure and register

FEBRUARY VACATION CLUBS
February 20-24
Vacation Fun Club
9am-4pm
Activities include sports, games, arts & crafts, nature, science, STEM and special events
Member/ASA participant: $98/day; Non-Member: $118/day
Extended Care: 8-9am and 4-6pm
AM: Member/ASA: $12; Non-Member: $24
PM: Member/ASA: $24; Non-Member: $26
Please contact Liliana Gudino  for more information.
Click here to register
Basketball Fun Club
Ages 5-11: Half day: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm or Full day: 9:00 am-4:00 pm
Instructors will focus on skill development and fundamentals as well as game play. AM and PM extended care available.
Contact Tatum Nussbaum for more information.
HALF DAY: Family: $71/day; Youth: $82/day; Non-Member: $127/day
FULL DAY: Family: $93/day; Youth: $106/day; Non-Member: $147/day
Click here to register
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Gymnastics Fun Club
Ages 5-11: Half day: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us for gymnastics skills, drills, tumbling and more.
Contact Melissa Lewis for more information
HALF DAY: Family: $71/day; Youth: $82/day; Non-Member: $127/day
FULL DAY: Wait List
Click here to register

FIRST FAMILY FRIDAY – Are You Here Mr. Groundhog?
February 3, 6:30-7:30pm
Every 1st Friday of the month, we invite your family to join us for an evening activity with themed crafts, activities, snacks and fun.
Registration required.
Family: FREE; Youth: $16;
Non-Member: $30 (per family)
Click to register
Questions: EdwinSantos@ryeymca.org

PARENTS NIGHT OUT
February 17, 6:30-9:00pm
Enjoy a night out while we provide a light dinner and a safe and fun environment! Registration is required
Ages 1-5 Storybook Activity: The Love BugRegister
Ages 6 and up:  A Valentine For You – Register
Family: $35/child; Youth: $47/child; Non-Member: $65/child (per event) Questions: EdwinSantos@ryeymca.org

FAMILY FITNESS CLASSES
Free to Members

Exercise, Challenges & Crafts
Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2-3pm

Family Power Play
Friday, Feb. 24

Reserve your spot up to 48 hours in advance at ryeymca.org


Open Gym: Reserve your spot up to 48 hours in advance

Family Swim: Click here to reserve.


ASA Spots available at both the Rye Y and Rye Neck locations.  Contact Liliana Gudino. 
Child Watch and Tot Drop are now located at the Y Studios!
Purchase a package online or at the Member Service Desk. Make a reservation by calling 914-967-6363 up to 48 hours in advance.
Learn more about Tot Drop and Child Watch

TEENS
Middle School Teen Night
Saturday, February 11 – 7-9pm
Calling all Chefs
The 2nd Saturday of each month, the Y is open just to middle schoolers from 7-9pm for an evening of fun, food, competitions and games. Second Saturdays are supervised by our youth development staff.

Members: FREE; Youth: $7; Non-Members: $12
Click here to register

Junior Leaders Club: Promotes the ideals of social responsibility, leadership and community service. Group meets weekly. No fee. Click here to register.

Open basketball in the gymnasium – ages 11 and up
Click here for schedule
Click here to reserve.

PERSONAL TRAINING PASSPORT PROGRAM
Designed for 14-year-olds to get personal training and instruction on how to use all equipment in the Fitness Center. Three 45-minute 1:1 sessions with a personal trainer.

GROUP TEEN PASSPORT PROGRAM
Designed for 14-year-olds to be in a group of 3 to 6 teens and receive personal training and instruction on how to use all equipment in the Fitness Center. Three sessions are 45 minutes in duration.

Click here to register

 


Member Updates

Staff Appreciation Week – March 6-13
Take a moment let us know why you appreciate a staff member. Drop your comments off in one of the boxes around the Y or click here to submit online.  

City of Rye 2020 U.S. Census
Your response matters – mailings go out March 12.  Click here for details.

JOB OPPORTUNITIES AT THE RYE Y
The Y provides a variety of activities and programs that support youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. Help our cause and apply to join our team!
Current openings
include:  Summer camp openings: Click here.  Part Time:  Gymnastics Coach, Gymnastics Instructor, Group Exercise Instructor and Sports Instructor. Click here for details.

MEMBER CODE OF CONDUCT
The Rye YMCA is a membership organization that values caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. Membership is a privilege, not a right. We expect persons using the Y to behave in a mature and responsible way and to respect the rights and dignity of others. Members and guests are encouraged to notify staff if they are made to feel uncomfortable while using the Y. The Y has the right to suspend or cancel a membership if the member’s behavior or language violates a generally accepted standard of conduct.

VIDEOS AND PHOTOGRAPHS AT THE RYE Y
You may notice us taking photos and videos around the building for marketing purposes. If you do not wish to be photographed, please indicate this to the photographer/videographer and we’ll make sure you are not included.

GIVE TO THE RYE Y WHILE SHOPPING AT AMAZON
Amazon donates to us with each purchase you make when you use this link.
Please bookmark and use it whenever you shop at Amazon.

SAFETY AT THE Y
Thank you for checking in!
ALL members must check in using their membership card, the Rye Y app or last name.
ALL others must check in using a sign-in sheet. We appreciate your cooperation in keeping the Rye Y safe! Reminder, children under the age of 11 must be supervised at all times.

Membership Screening
The YMCA conducts regular sex offender screenings on all members and may screen other guests and visitors as well. If a sex offender match occurs, the YMCA reserves the right to cancel membership, end program participation, and remove visitation access. In some instances we might need to collect additional information and our Membership Engagement Director, Barbara, will reach out to you.
Thank you for your cooperation.

Rye Y Thunder/Lightning Policy
We’d like to remind you of our policy based on recommendations from the National Lightning Safety Institute and our insurance company, the Redwoods Group: At the first signs of lightning or thunder, the pools will be evacuated.  They will remain cleared for 30 minutes after the last observation of lightning or thunder. Members should leave the pool and the surrounding area.

PARKING
Please be aware that others may be waiting for a parking spot. We ask that you be mindful of others and try to exit your parking spot in a timely manner.

For everyone’s safety we ask that you abide by the following:
* Pedestrians have the right of way in our parking lot.
* Please… do not speed through the parking lot or in the Mead Place neighborhood.
* Handicapped parking spaces are only for those people w/ valid handicap stickers. The Rye Police Department will ticket violators
* Rye Y parking spaces are only for use when you are using the Y. No long term or commuter parking allowed.
*For environmental, health and legal reasons, please do not idle your car in the parking lot or circle.
*Please obey the parking signs and follow the parking attendants’ directions.
Our free, assisted parking is available for your convenience. When our lot is busy, we recommend you use one of the municipal lots. The lots are free on Sunday and after 6pm on weekdays and Saturday. Click here to view a map of lot locations.


Activities & Events for Adults

December

Personal Training Special  (ends Dec. 9) – Purchase a 4-pack and get 1 free!


Group Exercise  
Check out our dozens of classes and new offerings at the Y Studios.  We are constantly adding new classes!
Click here to view the group exercise  schedule and make a reservation at the Y Studios

Water Exercise Classes 
Click here to view the schedule
Click here to make a reservation, up to 48 hours in advance.

Open Gymnasium Time
Click here to view the schedule
Click here to make a reservation, up to 48 hours in advance.


Canasta/Mah Jongg, Crafty Crew and Booked at the Y meet at the Rye Free Reading Room – 1061 Boston Post Road. 

Canasta/Mah Jongg  (at the Rye Free Reading Room)
Canasta – Tuesdays, 10:30am-12:30pm –  reservations required
Mah Jongg – Thursdays,  10:30am-12:30pm – reservations required
Click here to make reservations online up to 48 hours in advance or call the Y at 914-967-6363.
Contact Barbara Hughes for more information.

Crafty Crew
The group meets bi-weekly to work on community or individual craft projects. Past projects included blankets for the Linus Project and Open Door Family Medical Centers. New members welcome!
Tuesdays: 2:00-4:00pm.  Contact Penny Cozza for more information. 

Booked at the Y: December 12; 12:30pm: The Paris Bookseller by Kerri Maher
We will meet at a local restaurant and then discuss the book. All are welcome. RSVP to Penny Cozza


COMMUNITY HEALTH PROGRAMS

YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program
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Are you at risk? The YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program helps those at high risk through healthy eating, increased physical activity and weight loss- an approach that has been proven to prevent or delay the onset of the disease by more than half.

Program Goals: Reduce body weight by 7%; Increase physical activity to 150 minutes per week

You must be overweight and have a diagnosis of prediabetes or overweight and at high risk for developing diabetes to qualify for the program.  To find out if you qualify or to register contact: Heidy Barros, 967-6363 ext. 114 or visit
https://ryeymca.org/programs/community-health/ymca-diabetes-prevention-program/


BECOME A TOGETHERHOOD COMMITTEE MEMBER!

If you share our passion for community service, consider joining the Rye Y’s Togetherhood Committee!
Each year, the Togetherhood Committee identifies, plans and implements at least four community service projects. Along the way, they create friendships, build new partnerships and make a real difference outside the walls of the Y.
Interested? Contact Denise Woodin