June 2018
Spotlight
CAMP STARTS IN 25 DAYS!
There is still limited availability* in all of our camps: Kinder, Discovery, Sports, STEAM, Gymnastics, Adventure and Teen Fitness. (*Some weeks and age groups may be waitlist only.) Don't miss out - register now at www.ryeycamp.org
 
A NEW FACE AT SUMMER CAMP
This summer, if you stop by the camp office at our Osborn school location (Discovery, STEAM and Sports camp), you'll most likely see Renee Roberts, our Membership Operations Associate, helping to manage the camp office at Osborn. Renee has been a member of Rye Y's Member Services team for 2 years and was recently promoted to this new role. During the summer she will be handling camp related paperwork and assisting camp parents with all their membership, registration and onsite needs throughout the camp day.   

Highlights
Summer Program Registration starts for members on Wednesday, June 6, online at 6am. 
Choose from kids' and adult swim, kids' soccer and karate, and adult and teen healthy living classes.  Youth aquatics classes are not available for online registration. Members - please drop off youth aquatics forms by Tuesday, June 5. Non-Member registration starts June 8.  Classes start June 23.  Click here to view program brochure.

  
Family Fun
June Family/Primetime Calendar
  
First Family Friday: Friday, June 1, 6:30-7:30pm - Register Now!
Join us for an "Under the Big Top" themed evening with crafts, activities, snacks and fun!  Click here to register. Questions: Kathy@ryeymca.org 

PJ Friday Party: Friday, June 8 - 6:30-8:30pm
Ages 3-8 years - Gym exploration, games, dance party, pizza and more. 
Family: $15/child; Youth: $20/child; Non-Member: $30/child

  
Children/Tweens/Teens

Rye Y's Pre-School Enrichment Program - NEW!
Our new Pre-School Enrichment Program for children 3-5 years old starts in September.  Participants may choose between a morning or afternoon program on Tuesdays and Thursdays (2 day) or Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays (3 day). Weekly activities include: swimming, movement, music, enrichment, sports, art and cooking.  Transportation is available to/from CCNS.  Register now. Stop by the Member Services desk to register.  Click here for flyer with details.  Click here for registration form.

Parent's Night Out: Friday, June 15, 6:30-9:00pm
Enjoy a night out while we provide a safe and fun environment for the  kids! 
Ages 3 mos-5 years: Storybook Activities: Harold and the Purple Crayon
Located in Child Watch and includes an age appropriate snack.
Family: $20/child; Youth: $25/child; Non-Member: $40/child

Safety Around Water: June 19-22
Ages 3-5: 4-4:30pm and Ages 6-9: 4:30-5:00pm
This 4-session course teaches children water safety and basic swimming skills that help reduce the risk of drowning and build confidence in and around water. FREE and open to all.  Limited availability. Registration required.
 
EXERDROP in the ExerZone: Wednesdays, 4:30-6:30pm
Drop your kids off in the ExerZone for supervised, safe and structured play!
Ages 5-10, 1 hour limit. No reservations needed; purchase wristbands ($5/child) at Member Services. Limited to 16 children, supervised by two trained Rye Y staff. (No other adults are allowed in the ExerZone during this time.)

Celebrate your child's birthday in the ExerZone!
Birthday parties are held on Saturdays and Sundays from 3-5pm for ages 7 and up. Open to Non-Members.   Click here to view details in the program guide.

Ninja Zone in the ExerZone: Mondays, 4:30-5:15pm.
After school active fun for ages 11 and up.  Free to Members.

The Y is currently hiring lifeguards and swim instructors for the Summer months!
If you are interested in volunteering or working at the Y and creating impact within the community by lifeguarding or teaching life-saving skills to children, please inquire by reaching out to
Vickie@ryeymca.org.

 
Adults

HAPPY FATHER'S DAY!  Share the Y with a Dad!
We invite you to bring your father to the Y as our guest during Father's Day weekend, Saturday-Sunday, June 16-17.  In addition, we're waiving our $100 joiner's fee for dads who join the Rye Y on June 16-17.
Weight Watchers at the Rye Y
If you are interested in joining an interactive group at the Rye YMCA to help you meet your goals, please contact Diana Vita or Penny Cozza  to add your name to a list of interested participants.
 
Upcoming American Red Cross Safety classes:
CPR Renewal: Tuesday, June 5 - 6:00-9:30pm.  Register
Wednesday, June 13 - 6:00-9:30pm. Register
Friday, June 15 - 4:00-7:30pm  Register
CPR Original: Fridays June 1 and June 7 - 4:00-7:30pm Register
Tuesday and Wednesday June 19 and 20 - 6:00-9:30pm  Register
Lifeguard Training: July 10-August, 8 Monday and Wednesdays  - 6:00-10:00pm  Register early and don't miss your spot!

Booked at the Y will resume Sept. 12.  For more information, contact  Penny Cozza.
Join us for a luncheon on Tuesday, June 5. RSVP to Penny Cozza.

Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension : June 20, 11:30am-12:30pm
Join us for a FREE nutrition seminar.  Located in the Rye Y's 2nd floor conference room.  For more information,  contact Elana Reynolds.
 
Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring Program
An evidence-based program that features personalized support for people who have been diagnosed with high blood pressure. 
Wednesdays from 9am-10:30am and  Thursdays from 1:30pm-3pm
Click here for details. For more information, contact Elana Reynolds.

Mah Jongg/Canasta 
Canasta: Thursdays, 10:30am-12:30pm;  Mah Jongg: Fridays, 10:30am-12:30pm. Beginners welcome! We will also have a Bridge table available if you are interested in playing Bridge. Later in June, both Canasta and Mah Jongg will move to the Rye Library, day and times to be determined. RSVP to   Penny Cozza.
 
LIVE STRONG at the YMCA:  June 4- August 27. Class starts next week!
A FREE, 12-week small group program designed for adult cancer survivors.
Monday and Wednesday from 1:15-2:30pm
OR Tuesday and Thursday from 6:15-7:30pm
Advance registration required. Contact 
Elana Reynolds , or  click here for more information . 
 
In the News
Rye Y Celebrates Volunteers and Mission at Annual Benefit
The Rye YMCA celebrated the spirit of volunteerism at its well-attended Magic and Merriment Benefit on Friday, May 18. The event, which was held at Shenorock Shore Club, featured entertainment by "Stand-Up Magician" Derek Hughes and a salute to three outstanding volunteers. View a slide show of the event.  Read more.
  
 
Updates
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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!  
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.
  


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21 Locust Avenue
Rye, NY 10580