Families, Children & Teen Events

AUGUST ACTIVITIES AT THE RYE Y

Fall Program Registration Starts:
Members: August 11; Non-Members: August 17
Click here to view the program guide
Choose from dozens of classes for all ages.
Session I dates: September 11 – November 12

FAMILY

Court time in the Gymnasium
Monday-Friday: 5-6pm. (3 courts per slot)
Saturday: 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm (3 courts per slot)
Click here to reserve

Family Swim (Pa Cope Pool):
Click here for schedule.  Click here to reserve.

CHILDREN & TEENS

Teen Fitness Clinic: Monday – Thursday, 4:00-5:15pm
Register for 1 – 2 weeks (ends August  13) Limited availability – don’t miss out!
Click here for clinic description
Click here to register.

Gymnastic Team Tryouts:
Wednesday, August 4 at 4:30pm.  For more information, please contact Melissa Lewis.

FALL CHILD CARE
Registration has opened for all programs.
Full day child care program starting in September.
Learn more about Rye Y’s new Early Learning Center for ages 18months-5years
Register by August 25 and receive a $1000 voucher that can be applied to Rye Y programs or membership.
Children in the program have access to the extensive Rye Y facility, including our gymnasium for sports and gymnastics and a pool for swimming lessons.

Preschool Enrichment Program – Ages 3-5
Registration has started for fall.
Click here for details.

After School Adventures  (ASA) Registration is now open for fall.
The Rye Y after-school program focuses on nurturing each child in a safe and fun environment. Students are engaged in activities including arts and crafts, outdoor play, STEM, yoga, sports and homework assistance. Liliana Gudino.


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.
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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

August Activities/Events for Adults

Fall Program Registration Starts:

Members: August 11; Non-Members: August 17
Click here to view the program guide
Choose from dozens of classes for all ages.
Session I dates: September 11 – November 12

Group Ex Classes: Outdoor, Indoor and via Zoom
Reservations required for classes at the Rye Y
Click here to make a reservation, up to 48 hours in advance.
Click here to view the schedule.
Click here to visit the Virtual Rye Y

Better Together Benefit
Friday, September 17, 8-11pm at the Rye Y
Honoring Gold Spirit Awardees: Sue Kelly & Doug Donohue
Community Service Awardee: Sara Goddard
Click here for details

BOOKS, CRAFTS & FUN

Canasta/Mah Jongg
Summer location: Rye Free Reading Room – 1061 Boston Post Road
Tuesdays: Canasta – 10:30am-12:30pm
Thursdays: Mah Jongg – 10:30am-12:30pm – (Mah Jongg players, be sure you have your 2021 card.) Masks required.

Booked at the Y: Monday, August 9, 4:00pm
The group will discuss The Ship of Brides by Jojo Moyes
Contact Penny Cozza for (peninnah19@gmail.com) for information for the meeting.

HEALTHY LIVING

Court time in the Gymnasium
Monday-Wed and Friday. Reserve between 5-8pm. (3 courts per slot)
Saturday: 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm (3 courts per slot)
Click here to reserve

Get Set Fit: In-person. (NEW!)
August 17-September 16, Tuesday & Thursday, 10:30-11:30am
This is a five-week program that will meet twice a week for 1 hour. The program is designed to kickstart your health journey. Led by a Walk with Ease instructor, Get Set Fit will get your heart pumping, and your muscles going with a brisk walk followed by a full body strength training designed to tone your body, improve your endurance and clear your mind. All fitness levels welcome!
Fee:  Members $55; Non-Members $70
Contact Heidy Barros, 967-6363 ext. 114

YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program
Virtual class starts September 8
Wednesdays, 5:30pm
Click here to learn more or contact Heidy Barros, 967-6363 ext. 114

LiveSTRONGER Alumni Program: hybrid format
September 14- October 12, Tuesday, 5:30-6:15pm
Our LIVESTRONGER program will help you continue the physical activity you began during your LIVESTRONG at the YMCA class. Participants will work on building muscle mass and strength, increasing flexibility and endurance and improving confidence and self-esteem. This is a five-week program that will meet once a week for 45 minutes. The classes will be guided by LIVESTRONG at the YMCA instructors as well as other practitioners and professionals who specialize in working with cancer survivors.
Contact Heidy Barros, 967-6363 ext. 114