RYE YMCA NEWSLETTER      March 2013 
Check it Out!
Registration for the next session starts with Rollover week: March 18-24 for members who would like to continue with a currently enrolled class. In person at the Member Services Desk. Member Registration starts April 3 and Non-Member registration starts April 5.  Click here to view program guide.
March School Vacation Camp (March 25-29) Register now for a great spring school break!  Camps include: Soccer (half day); Tee ball (half day); Gymnastics (full or half day); Mix It Up (half day), Fun Club (full day) and Teen Fitness (half day).  Click here for details and to register.  
Hillary Rye Y Welcomes New Camp Teen
 & Family Director 

The Rye YMCA is pleased to announce the appointment of Hillary Southard to the position of Camp, Teen & Family Director. Hillary will oversee Discovery Camp in the summer and teen and family programs year-round. Read more.
Y Blog
Denise Learning to Breathe by Denise Woodin
I'm standing in the shallow end of Brookside pool wearing large red rubber fins on my feet and goggles that cast everything in yellow haze.  I've just swum a lap under the watch of Viwat Sakulrat, the Y's Aquatics Coordinator, who is assessing my stroke and the way I breathe with each turn of my head.  Read more. 
Special Needs Family Fun
Saturday,  March 2, 1-3 pm

Soft gym play followed by recreational swim. Open to children with special needs and their families. No registration necessary. Free.
March Madness Gala -
Saturday, April 6, 2013,
7-11 pm, at the
Manursing Island Club
Details and purchase tickets at
March is National Nutrition Month.  Join us and learn how to be more organized about family dinner. 
Tuesday, March 18, 7 pm at the Rye Free Reading Room
No matter what your obstacle may be -- no time, no energy, no clue about what to cook -- Jenny Rosenstrach, author of Dinner: A Love Story, will give advice on how to make it happen regularly, nutritiously, and maybe even pleasantly
 Please RSVP to Tanya Stack.
MELT for Endurance Athletes
Monday, March 4, 7-8:30pm

a simple self-treated method that eliminates chronic pain, improves performance, and decreases the accumulated stress caused by the repetitive postures and movements of everyday living.Click here for details and to register.
Yoga Tune Up Therapy Ball System
Thursdays: March 7, April 4, May 9, 1:45-2:45pm
Free for all Members.
Provides targeted self-massage focused movement routines that help penetrate through layers of skin and muscle to massage deeply into your high tension areas. Click here for details.
Girls' Night In
Friday, March 8, 6-9 pm
Calling all girls - come spend a few hours with your friends. Enjoy swimming, jewelry making, games and dinner.  Click here for fees and to register.
March Yoga Workshops at the Wainwright
Thursdays, 5:30-6:15 pm - Free to Members
March 7: Hip Openers
March 14: Deep Relaxation
March 21: Standing Poses
March 28: Yoga for Bigger Bodies
 Click here for details.  
Gymnastics Open Workout
Come and take part in our open workout program once a month. You'll have a chance to work on all four Olympic events, plus Tumble Trac and Mini Trampoline. $20/class
Adult Workout - Monday, March 3, 6:30-7:30 pm
Youth Workout (ages 7 & up)- Thurs., March 21, 6:30-7:30 pm
Y  2Night! Middle School Nights at the Rye Y
7-10 pm Saturdays 

March 2-Velcro Wall and Bouncy House ($5 all) 
March 16-March Madness Event w/Big Inflatable Hoops  ($5 all)
Must have a Teen Access Card on file - click here to download. 
Wainwright House Programs
Healthy Cooking with Miso, Quinoa & More,
March 9, 10am-4pm.  Click here for details.  
QiGong for Healing & Energy w/Margaret  Matsumoto, Wednesdays, March 13-May 29. Call 914.967.6080 to register. Care for the Family Caregiver, Sat., March 16, 2-3:30pm  Click here for details.
SAVE THE DATE - Rye Derby and Healthy Kids Day
Sunday, April 28

The Rye Y is committed to nurturing the potential

of kids, promoting healthy living, and fostering a sense of social responsibility.
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In This Issue
Program Registration
March Vacation Camps
Special Needs Family Fun
March Madness Gala
Nutrition talk
MELT for Athletes
Yoga Tune Up
Yoga Workshops
Gymnastics Open Workout
Y 2Night!
Wainwright Programs
New Pool Schedule
March Safety Classes
Kids Outdoors
Dash to the Derby
Our summer camp sessions are  filling up fast! To ensure your child has an opportunity to attend Rye Y Camp, we recommend that you register as soon as possible. Register online at or stop by the Member Services desk.
2013 camp
New Pool Schedule
The competitive swim team season is coming to an end and additional adult lap swim will be added to pool schedules until the spring season starts on 4/15. Click here for schedule starting March 4.(last page)
Group Ex
Super Spin Rides

Sat. 3/2 & 3/16
11:00-12:30 pm
Free for Members
March Safety Classes -
Prepare now for summer jobs!
Lifeguard Class and/or Waterfront Lifeguard Class
-Water Safety Instructor
-Babysitting Trainng.
For details and to view classes starting in March and later, click here.
Kids' Outdoors
 Click here to view the March calendar with ideas for outdoor fun in our area.
Reminder: Youth classes and
9-week adult classes will not run during school vacation week,  March 25-29
Dash to the Derby!
Join our supportive, non-competitive 10-week training program to prepare for the Rye Derby's 5K or 5M race. 
Email Tanya Stack
if you would like to participate. Free to members.
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