RYE YMCA NEWSLETTER      October 2013 

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. Contact Sally Wright at ext. 202 or Margaret Mead at ext. 403 or click here for details.

Swimming, Arts, Sports & Fun - just for Kindergarteners!
There are still a few spots left in our Kindertime program, an afternoon enrichment program designed to complement the kindergarten schedule in the Rye City Schools.
Session II Registration starts with Rollover Week October 19-25 
Members currently enrolled in a class have the option of continuing the class for the next session at the same day and time. In person only. Most aquatics classes need an evaluation form.
Member Registration starts October 30. Non-Member registration starts November 1. 
Family Time 
special needs daySpecial 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.
Paint Your Own Pumpkin!
Thursday, October 17, 6-7 pm

Refreshments served. Free to Family Members. Registration required.
Family Spin with Christina - Ages 8 and up with adult
Saturday, October 19 - 2:00-2:45pm

Kids must be 4'11" to spin with their family.
Free to Family Members. 
Family Zumba is every Sunday,  3:30-4:15pm. 
Free to Family Members.  
halloweenHalloween Party
Sunday, October 27, 2-4 pm 
The kids' favorite! Come in costume! Enjoy games, healthy refreshments, prizes and lots of haunted fun. All ages welcome.
Free to Family Members. All others - $2 per child when accompanied by adult.
Adventure Guides at the Rye Y
NEW! A program to foster the companionship between fathers (or other male adult role model) and children. For children in 1st through 4th grade. Click here to learn more. 
SAVE THE DATE - Thursday, Nov. 7, 6:30-7:30 pm
Family Tree of Thanks -
Create your family's leaves for our Tree-of-Thanks. Free to Family Members. 
Just for Teens
8th Grade Dance - Saturday, October 5, 7-10 pm
Music with a DJ & pizza.  $5 for all. 
Middle School Nights: Saturday, October 12, 19
Grade 6-8, 7-10 pm. Get together with your friends and have a great time at the Y! Free to members; $5 Non-Members.
Halloween Party: Saturday, October 26, Grades 6-8, 7-10 pm.
Come in costume - $5 for all.  
Junior Leaders Club - Grades 6-8
Make an Impact in the Rye community with a variety of service projects. If interested, email Cindy Rodriguez, Teen Coordinator.
PAINTBALL Teen Paintball, Monday, October 14
Kids ages 11-14 - Enjoy a great day at Liberty Paintball in Patterson NY. The group will play on private fields and will be supervised by experienced paintball staff. Member: $110; Non-Member: $130 Click here to register.
Adult Upcoming Programs/Events 
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. Session starts October 2. Contact Christie Vlad for more info or to find out if you qualify at 967-6363, ext 206.
Special TRX Boot Camp with J.T. and Diana
Friday, October 18, 2:00-2:45 pm

Ages 16 and up - Group Ex Studio, Free to Members   
Adult Social  - Sunday, October 20, 1:30 pm
Enjoy a social gathering in the Member Lounge with healthy fall snacks.  Bring a treat and share a treat.  Free to members.  
Freestyle with Flow - Session 2 Oct. 30-Nov. 20
Wednesdays, 8:00-9:30pm 
Designed for adult swimmers who wish to improve their freestyle technique. Fee: Member: $260; Non-Member: $340 Click here to register.

The Rye Y is committed to nurturing the potential

of kids, promoting healthy living, and fostering a sense of social responsibility.
21 Locust Avenue, Rye, NY 10580

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In This Issue
Golf Outing
Special Needs Family Fun
Paint Your Own Pumpkin
Family Spin
Halloween Party
Adventure Guides
Family Tree of Thanks
Teen Paintball
Diabetes Prevention
TRX Boot Camp
Adult Social
Freestyle with Flow
Member Satisfaction Survey
Kids Outdoors!
Health & Safety Classes
Walk to School Week
Our 2013 survey recently arrived via email or mail from Seer Surveys 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.
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Kids Outdoors!
Click here to view the October calendar with ideas for outdoor fun in our area.
The following classes start soon!
Water Safety Instructor
Lifeguard Class
Waterfront Lifeguard Class
First Aid & CPR for the Professional Rescuer
Babysitting Training
WALK TO SCHOOL WEEK - October 7-11!
Join a Walking School Bus or walk with your family and friends during Walk to School Week, October 7-11. Elementary school students who walk or bike will receive fun incentives. Rye Middle School students will receive healthy snacks. Walk to School Week is sponsored by the Rye Y and Safe Routes to School Committees in Rye and Larchmont-Mamaroneck. For more information, contact Lisa
Urban or Denise Woodin at 967-6363.
LIVESTRONG AT THE YMCA DAY - On Sunday, October 6, we are hosting  a celebration for LIVESTRONG participants and their families. For more information and to RSVP, please email
LIVESTRONG at the YMCA is a free twelve week program designed for adult cancer survivors and funded by donor contributions.  To learn more about the program at the Rye YMCA,click here. 
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