RYE YMCA NEWSLETTER      September 2013 
fitness centerWelcome back from the summer!
We hope you'll try out the new Star Trac bikes and treadmills in the Fitness Center. Please feel free to ask staff for assistance or try out the "personal coach" built into the treadmills. If you are interested in exploring all the programs built into the Star Trac cardio line, click here for a link to a tutorial video.  Be sure to stop in to the Freestyle Fitness Zone and try out the new rowing machines and Expresso bikes!
FALL2013COVER There's still time to register for Fall Programs! Classes start Sept. 7.  Check out our fall program guide
Here are a few possibilities:
Kids and Teens:  Baby Sports, p. 24; Yoga Bears, p. 22; Kiddie Crafts, p. 12; Flag Football or Baseball p. 25; Middle School Soccer and Middle School Basketball, p. 26
Families: Dads & Kids Overnight at YMCA Camp Greenkill, p. 39
Adults:  Small group classes: Fit for Life, High Intensity Interval Training, TRX Movement; Kettlebell Foundations, p. 32. Rye Y Walking Club, p. 32; Rye Y Running Club, p. 32. Learn to swim or improve your stroke in our adult swim program, p. 36
Line Dancing - Saturdays, 11-11:45am, ages 16+
New! Free to members - Gymnasium with Christina 

Learn basic step by step dance and have fun dancing in a line or in a circle with a group.
Rye Y Fun Club - Sept. 3-6 (childcare during school holidays)
No need for stress when school is closed.  The Y's Fun Club offers safe, active, and fun activities for children in K- 6th grade. Members/ASA-KT Participants: $65/day; Non-member: $80/day
Click here to register
Paintball - Wednesday, Sept 4 - Ages 11-14
Enjoy your school holiday with a trip to Liberty Paintball in Patterson, NJ.  Click here for details and to register. 
Meditation Class at the Wainwright Yoga Center 
Thursdays, 7:45pm-8:00pm- Free to Members
with Nora LeMorin.   Click here for details 
Middle School Students
Teen Nights:
Saturday, September 21 and 28

Grade 6-8, 7-10 pm. Get together with your friends and have a great time at the Y!
Family/Youth Member: Free except special events. Non-Member:$5 Click here for details.
Junior Leaders Club
Make an Impact in the Rye community with a variety of service projects. If interested, email Cindy Rodriguez, Teen Coordinator.
YMCA's Diabetes Prevention Program  
Find out if you're at risk - click here for details.
The YMCA's Diabetes Prevention Program helps those at high risk adopt and maintain healthy lifestyles and reduce their chances of developing type 2 diabetes. Next sessions starts September 30 and October 2. Contact Tanya Stack for more info or to find out if you qualify at 967-6363, ext 206.
Parent Night Out
Friday, September 27, 6-9pm

Parents enjoy a night off while we provide the supervision and entertainment for the kids!

Click here for details and to register. 
Swim Lesson Family Fun
Saturday, September 28, 2-3 pm
Participants in our swim program are invited to join the aquatics staff for family fun in the water.  Registration is required. Click here for details. 

Volunteer at the Westchester Triathlon
Sunday, September 29 (race day) and Sat., Sept. 28

A great opportunity to give back to the community!  Please consider giving your time and encouragement. Click here for details.

Dads & Kids Overnight YMCA Camp Greenkill

October 4-6 (Friday-Sunday)

A trip for dads and kids (ages 5-9). YMCA Camp Greenkill is a beautiful retreat center located on 1,000 acres near the Catskill Mountains. Enjoy activities like canoeing, hiking, climbing tower, crafts, campfire and even a nightwalk! Click here for details and to register.   

Special Needs Family Fun
Saturday, October 5, 1-3 pm
A fun afternoon at the Rye Y featuring soft gym play and recreational swim. Open to all children with special needs and their families. Free.

Our 13th Annual Christopher D. Mello Memorial Golf Outing

Monday, October 7

More than a community celebration of sportsmanship and camaraderie, the Golf Outing raises vital funds for the Y's Annual Campaign, allowing us to welcome all members of our community who are seeking to grow stronger in spirit, mind and body, even when they are experiencing financial hardship.  Click here for details.  


LegoMaking an Impact by Denise Woodin
How often do we recognize the impact we have on others? At the Y, we talk about impact a lot. We strive to create programs and activities that will make a difference in our members' lives. Read more

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
Fun Club
Meditation Classes
Middle School Nights
Diabetes Prevention
Parent Night Out
Swim Family Fun
Volunteer Opportunity!
Dad & Kids Overnight
Special Needs Fun
Golf Outing
Member Satisfaction Survey
MEMBER SATISFACTION SURVEY: Our 2013 survey will arrive via email or mail starting Sept. 9 to a random sampling of members. If you receive the survey, please take the time to fill it out and return to the address noted. Your feedback helps us focus on improvements
that are meaningful to you. Thank you!
Watch for our new, re-designed website - launching early  September.
Kids Outdoors
Click here to view the September calendar with ideas for outdoor fun in our area.
Swim Team Tryouts:
Wed., 9/18 - 6-7pm
Practice Team: Wed. 9/18, 7-8 pm 
Wave Ryeders: Ages 5-8: Tues, 9/17 - 6:15-8:00pm
Ages 9-18: Thurs., 9/19- 6:15-8pm
Special Needs Pre-Team & Practice Team: Thurs, 9/19, 5-6pm 
Make up for all squads: Fri., 9/20, 6:15-7:30pm
Current  (2012/13) pre & practice teams & competitive swim team participants: Pre-registration is open until Sept. 12.  Stop by the front desk to reserve your spot today!

Gymnastics Team & Pre-Team Tryouts:
Wed., 9/11,


Members - would you like to know more about our health and wellness and swim classes? Please schedule a free orientation by calling the designated director below.
Group Ex:  x211
Fitness Ctr: x207
Aquatics: x108
Part time positions at the Y
The following positions are currently open: Swim Instructor, Swim Team coaches, Water Exercise Instructor and Lifeguard, Fitness Trainer and Sports Instructor.Details.
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