Families, Children & Teen Events

MAY ACTIVITIES AT THE RYE Y


Session 7 Registration

Members: Monday, May 3 @ 8am
Non-Members: Wednesday, May 5 @ 8am
Session dates: May 10-June 20

Click here to register.  Click here to view the program guide.

Summer Camp Registration
Very limited availability.  Click here to register. Click here to view our camp brochure.


FAMILY

SAVE THE DATE: HEALTHY KIDS DAY – JUNE 13
Join us for Healthy Kids Day, a celebration of health, wellness, family and community, with free family-friendly outdoor activities.

First Family Friday
May 7, 6:30-7:30pm
Theme: It’s All About Mom. Crafts, activities, snacks and fun.
Click here to register

Virtual Family Fun Night
Friday, May 14; 7-8pm via ZOOM
Ages 3 and up Free for Family Members
Family Fun Night is all about you and your family. We will feature a Family Scavenger Hunt and Minute to Win It all in the comfort of your own home! This event will offer a chance to come together and enjoy quality time while having fun and doing something new and entertaining. Click here to register.

Family Swim (Pa Cope Pool): 
Click here for schedule.   Click here (up to 48 hours in advance) to make a reservatrion.


CHILDREN & TEENS

E-SPORTS: through May 28, 6:00-7:00pm
Calling all middle school students who love gaming!
Join the Rye Y for an exciting new program that combines strategy and competition in a fun and inclusive environment. The Rye Y’s new Esports program will meet virtually twice a week. On Monday nights you’ll strategize with your Rye Y teammates. On Wednesday nights you’ll compete against other YMCA teams.
The entire program is virtual. Participants will need either a PC, Mac, Xbox, PlayStation or Switch to play.

For more information, please contact hcamacho@ryeymca.org
Monday (strategy session via Zoom) and Wednesday (online competition)
Members only; Fee: $55 (includes a team t-shirt)
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER


Parents Night Out
May 14 – 6:30-9:00pm
Enjoy a night out while we provide a light dinner in a safe and fun environment.Ages 3-5: Rainbow Fish- Register
Ages 6 and up: Tie Dye Fun

 Register


Youth Outdoor Sports- Ages 5-10
Pickleball, Lacrosse, Soccer & T-Ball
Starts May 10
Click here to register


Pre-School Play Time: Ages 3-5 (potty trained)
A new flexible option for your child. Register for a morning, an afternoon or more – up to the day before!
Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursdays
Choose between 9:30-12pm or 12pm-2:30pm
Daily activities include arts & enrichment, sports, yoga, literacy activities, cooking and more
Located in the Rye Y Child Watch Room
Members: $45/day; Youth Members: $50/day; Non-Members: $60/day. Pre-registration required (up to 1 day in advance) No walk-ins allowed.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Youth Private & Semi Private Lessons
Sports, Gymnastics & Swim

Create your own small class with siblings and friends!

Click here for details.

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


 


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

May Activities/Events for Adults

Session 7 Program Registration
Members: Monday, May 3 @ 8am
Non-Members: Wednesday, May 5 @ 8am
Session dates: May 10-June 20

Click here to register.  Click here to view the program guide.


Rye Job Fair – Sunday, May 23, 10am-2pm and Monday, May 24, 4-7pm

We will be interviewing for several summer and fall openings including child care positions, summer camp, sports and gymnastics instructors, lifeguards and much more. Click here for details.

BOOKS, CRAFTS & FUN

Booked at the Y: Monday, May 10, 1:30-2:30pm
The group will discuss Infidel by Alylan Ali.
Contact Penny Cozza for (peninnah19@gmail.com) for information for the meeting. It will be held either oudoors or via Zoom.

Crafty Crew -–  May 6 and 18, 1:30-2:30pm. Contact Penny Cozza
WE WELCOME NEW MEMBERS! If the weather permits, we will meet outdoors. Please contact (
peninnah19@gmail.com) for location or Zoom information for the May meetings. We are currently working on baby blankets for the Linus Project.  


HEALTHY LIVING


Senior Health & Fitness Day: Wednesday, May 19 – 12:15-2:30pm 
Age 62+ – Rye Y Outdoor Circle
Tai Chi, Balance Class, Active Fitness and Raffle Prizes.
Member Registration: May 3-10
Non-Member Registration: May 10-18
Register


Balance Basics with Joy – Monday, Wednesday: 1-1:45pm
Learn balance techniques to help with the way we sit, stand, and walk, as well as other daily living activities. Will focus on posture, sensory training, strength training, and tai chi.
NEWClick here to register
Member: $110; Non-Member $130


Pickleball Clinic – May 28, 9-11am or 1-3pm
with Juna Arraya, Director of Racquets, Greenwich Country Club
Space is limited.
Fee:  $125.  Click here to sign up. 


COMMUNITY HEALTH
Walk with Ease – May 10-June 18
A six-week evidence-based walking program from the Arthritis Foundation. You do not need to have arthritis to enroll in this program and we welcome all fitness levels.
Free and open to all. Monday, Wednesday and Friday: 10:30-11:40am
Click here for details Contact: Karina Barreto

YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program 
Click here to learn more or contact Heidy Barros, 967-6363 ext. 114

Virtual LIVESTRONG at the YMCA: May 10-July 29
A FREE twelve-week, small group program designed for adult cancer survivors. 
Click here to learn more.
Tuesday & Thursday at 1:30pm-2:30pm

Live-Stronger Alumni Program: Every Tuesday, June 8-July 6  at 5:30pm-6:15pm.
Contact: Karina Barreto


Visit the Virtual Rye Y!  View Zoom and recorded classes in one place!   Click here for details. You’ll need your 6-digit membership number (found on the back of your membership card or on your mobile app).
Group Exercise Classes
Click here for the schedule of LIVE and Zoom classes.

Exercise at the Y 
Fitness Center, lap swim and live group exercise/indoor cycling classes are available by reservation. Please call 914-967-6363 to reserve a spot two days before. (Call Friday for Monday.)
Water exercise classes are by registration.  Please contact Vickie Tsakmakis for more info.

You must sign a waiver to be admitted. Please click here for details on our new procedures. Face masks are required to check in and throughout our facility.

Click here to view current pool, water exercise and group exercise schedules.