Families, Children & Teen Events

SEPTEMBER ACTIVITIES AT THE RYE Y

Fall Programs start Sept. 11
Click here to view the program guide
Still time to register for some programs

FAMILY

Court time in the Gymnasium
View the schedule

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

TRIP ACROSS NEW YORK
Presented by the Rye Y and Rye Recreation
A Walking, Biking, Swimming or Rolling Challenge for Kids, Families and Adults
October 2-30, 2021
Click here for details

CHILDREN

Child Watch re-opens Saturday, September 11. Reservations required.  Click here for reservation details – to be posted next week.

Parents Night Out
Time: 6:30-9:00pm
Enjoy a night out while we provide a light dinner and a safe and fun environment! Registration is required.
Questions: hcamacho@ryeymca.org
Age 1-5:  September 17: The Biggest Apple Ever Themed Activity – Register
Ages 6 & Up September 17: Fall Harvest Themed Activity – Register

FALL CHILD CARE
It’s not too late to register for our full-day child care program.
Learn more about Rye Y’s new Early Learning Center for ages 18months-5years
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) Limited availability for this 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. Contact: Liliana Gudino.

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

Teen Fitness Clinic – Monday-Thursday, 4:00-5:15pm – 2 or 4 day option
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
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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

September Activities/Events for Adults

Fall Programs start September 11
Click here to view the program guide

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

NEW! Canasta/Mah Jongg, Crafty Crew and Booked at the Y  will meet this fall at the Rye Free Reading Room – 1061 Boston Post Road. Masks required. 

Canasta/Mah Jongg
Tuesdays: Canasta – 10:30am-12:30pm
Thursdays: Mah Jongg – 10:30am-12:30pm – (Mah Jongg players, be sure you have your 2021 card.)

Crafty Crew
The group meets bi-weekly to work on community or individual craft projects. Past projects included blankets for Warm Up America and Open Door. Special individual projects included: illuminary jar, pop-up holiday cards and decorative paper stars. You will need knitting needes or crochet hooks and yarn. New members welcome!
Tuesday: 1:30-2:30pm.  Contact Penny Cozza for more information. 

Booked at the Y: Monday, Sept. 13, 1:30-2:30pm (2nd Monday of each month)
The group will discuss Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell. New members welcome!
Contact Penny Cozza for more information.

HEALTHY LIVING

Fall Programs  start  Sept. 11

Court time in the Gymnasium
Click here to view the schedule

Outdoor Pickleball – Age 18 and up at Rye Rec courts
Beginners – Monday: 9:00-11:00am
Intermediate – Monday: 11:30am-1:30pm
Intermediate – Wednesday: 11:30am-1:30pm
Advanced –  Saturday: 9:30-11:30am
Register

Dynamic Balance with Joy
Tuesday/Thursday – 11:30am-12:15pm
Basic Training with Yvonne
Monday/Wednesday: 10:30-11:15am
HIIT with JT
Tuesday/Thursday/Friday: 10:00-10:45am
Triathlon Training
Sunday: 3:30-6:00pm
REGISTER

Community Health Programs
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