RYE YMCA NEWSLETTER      November 2013 
Member Registration continues
Non Member Registration Starts Nov. 1 
To view the program guide, click here.  
Rye Y Story ProjectRye Y to Collect Member Stories Through 2nd Annual Story Project  - Tuesday, Nov. 12-Thursday, Nov. 14
The Rye YMCA will encourage its members to share their personal stories, from the back stories that brought them to the Y to the successes and challenges encountered on the road to healthy living.  Read more
Adult Upcoming Programs/Events

Let the Y help you stay motivated and focused on healthy living throughout the holiday season! 
November is Diabetes Prevention Month.
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. Find out if you're at risk - click here for details. Contact Tanya Stack for more info or to find out if you qualify at 967-6363, ext 206.
Getting Started or Restarted with Exercise?
Try these new classes starting Nov. 9.  All levels welcome - FREE to members.
Tuesdays,  2-2:45 pm - Total Body Zumba with Martha
Wednesdays at 2-2:45 - Stretch & Tone with Stephanie
Thursdays at 2-2:45 pm - Functional Fitness with J.T.
The above classes are in the Group Ex Studio
Try our Line Dancing class with Christina, every Saturday at 11:00-11:45am in the gymnasium.
Meet and Greet, Monday, November 4 at 11:30 am  is a great way to learn more about our group exercise classes (located in the conference room).
Healthy Living Programs - New Session starts November 9
Small Group Programs include:
-Kettlebell Foundations with Brendan
-High Intensity Interval Training with J.T
-Power Up with Amanda
-TRX Movement with J.T. and Christina
View details of classes. Click here to register.
-Fit for Life with Cathy & Amanda (note updated description below)
Fit for Life: Physical Activity & Nutrition Guidance
Monday, Wednesday & Friday
- 12:00-1:00pm
2 days of physical activity with group circuit-style class and 1 day of nutritional guidance. Limited to 4-8 participants.
Work off your Turkey Dinner for 2 Great Causes!
Saturday, Nov. 23 - 7:30-10:00 am
Join us for the 10th anniversary of our traditional post-Thanksgiving swim! Proceeds to benefit LIVESTRONG at the YMCA and MAC Angels Foundations. Click here for details
Family Time 
Family Tree of Thanks - Thursday, Nov. 7, 6:30-7:30 pm
Start a new family tradition at the Y! Create your family's leaves for our Tree-of-Thanks. Free to Family Members. 
Family Yoga with Nora- Ages 6 and up with adult
Saturday, November 9 - 2:00-2:45pm

Free to Family Members. 
Family Zumba Event, Ages 5 and up
Sunday, November 3, 3:30pm  
Join us for our regular Family Zumba class at 3:30 pm in the Group Ex Studio (ages 5 and up). Afterwards we'll meet in the Member Lounge for face painting, crafts and a healthy snack. Free to Family Members.  Join us for Family Zumba every Sunday at 3:30 pm.
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. 
Youth and Teens
FUN CLUB Days: Enjoy a fun day at the Y during the school holidays.
Tuesday, Nov. 5 -Trip to Sports Time USA (no swimming)
Monday, Nov. 11 - Crafts, gym time and swimming
Click here to register.
Middle School Grade Dance - for 6-8 graders - Saturday, November 2, 7-10 pm. Music with a DJ & pizza.  $5 for all. 
Middle School Nights: Saturday, November 9 & 16
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.
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, November 11
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.
Babysitter Training during School Holidays! Ages 11-15
Tuesday, Nov. 5 and Monday, Nov. 11, 10am-2pm
Click here to register.
On/Off Season Sports Conditioning for Teens,
Ages 12-15, Tuesday & Thursdays, 3:30-4:15pm with Brendan.
Teens 101 - Learn how to use fitness center equipment and create a workout plan. All levels welcome.
Saturdays, 12:30-1:30pm with George.
View details of classes
In the News
Golf Outing Raises Funds for Rye Y Financial Assistance Programs
Rain and the threat of a tornado did not prevent golfers from hitting the links at the annual Christopher D. Mello Golf fundraiser on October 7.  Read more.
A Weekend to Remember - S'mores, survival shelters and hiking with Dad
Camp Greenkill in the Catskill Mountains was the setting for a recent family camping trip sponsored by the Rye YMCA.  Nine fathers and their children, ages 5-9, enjoyed hiking, canoeing, ...Read more.
Rye Y Receives $60,000 Grant Rye YMCA Executive Director Gregg Howells announced that the Y will receive a $60,000 two-year grant from the Westchester Community Foundation to expand its work in Port Chester and Mamaroneck around chronic disease prevention. Read more.
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In This Issue
Rye Y Story Project
Diabetes Prevention
Fit for Life
Family Tree of Thanks
Family Zumba Event & Family Yoga
Adventure Guides
Fun Club Days
Middle School Dances
Teen Paintball
Teen Fitness
Golf Outing
Adventure Guides weekend
Rye Y receives grant
Coat Drive
Tri Prep Class
Health & Safety Classes
Kids Outdoors!
Happy Thanksgiving!
We are closed Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 28. Our hours on Friday, Nov. 29 are 8 am to 6 pm. 
Watch for our special group ex "Day after Thanksgiving" schedule! We will also have special pool and gymnasium schedules for the weekend after Thanksgiving.
Our Steam pipe/boiler project is near completion! Thank you for your patience
during the times we had to shut down the hot water.
Coat Drive sponsored by the Children's Collective-Nov. 4-8 Please help keep homeless families warm this winter by dropping off gently used coats, gloves and hats at the Rye Y from Nov. 4-8

Triathlon Preparation Class is a great way to train over the winter. All levels are wlecome! Class meets Tuesday/Thursday, 7:45-9:30pm

Click here to register. 

Special winter personal training discount starts Black Friday. Purchase 10 sessions (1/2 hour or 1 hour) and get one free!  A great gift!

Photography will be at the Y the week of Nov. 18
All proceeds from vouchers sold will benefit the Rye Y's  Annual Campaign!


-CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer
11/14 and 11/21 

-Babysitter Training
during school vacation days - Nov. 5, and  Nov. 11, 10am-2pm

-Infant/Child CPR - improve your babysitting skills! Wed., Nov. 20, 6-10pm

Kids Outdoors!
Click here to view the November calendar with ideas for outdoor fun in our area.
ASA Openings 
We have limited openings in our After School program for children in Rye elementary schools. Please contact Yanique at 967-6363, ext. 116 for details.
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