RYE YMCA NEWSLETTER      December 2013 
giftcard Give the Gift of Well-being
Rye Y gift cards can be used for membership, personal training, summer camp, childcare or any of our programs and classes. Stop by the Member Services Desk to learn more.  
camp guide 2014 Summer Camp brochure
Watch for our summer camp brochure - online at in early December and in member mailboxes mid-month. Camp registration starts January 7 for returning campers and January 14 for new campers.
The Spring Program Guide will be online by mid-December.  
Youth and Teens
Dec. 23, 26-27, 30-31, Jan. 2-3

Click here for details and to register
Enjoy a great vacation at the Rye Y! Choose from:
Basketball Camp:
Ages 5-11, half or full day
Gymnastics Camp,
Ages 5 and up, half or full day
Fun Club Camp -
Grades K-6, full day, extended care available.
Middle School Night
- for 6-8 graders - Saturday, December 7, 7-10 pm.  Get together with your friends and have a great time at the Y! Free to members; $5 Non-Members.
Middle School Holiday Party: Saturday, December 14
Grade 6-8, 7-10 pm.  DJ and pillow bash inflatable. $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.
Family Time 
santa Santa's Visit - Friday, Dec. 13,
5:30-7:30 pm. All ages welcome.
Drop by and say hello to Santa and make an ornament to take home.  Refreshments will be served.  FREE.   
Swim Lesson Family Fun - Saturday, Dec. 7, 2-3 pm
Join the aquatics staff for some family fun. All children must be accompanied in the water by an adult. Registration is required. Free for Session II program participants. 
Adult Wellness Events
exercise cureThe Exercise Cure by Dr. Jordan Metzl Tuesday, Dec. 17, 7:00pm lecture; 7:30-8:30pm workout
Free & open to the community
Come exercise both brain and body. Dr. Jordan Metzl, will be sharing the latest research on exercise from his new book: The Exercise Cure. The lecture will be followed by Metzl's Ironstrength workout. Great for all ages and levels. (Kids ages 8 and up are welcome with adult) Click here for details.  
Group Exercise Meet and Greet
Monday, December 2, 11:30-12:30 pm - Conference Rm.
Our wellness staff members will help you get started in Group Exercise Classes. We'll help you plan some classes and guide you through your workout plan. Led by Diana Vita and wellness staff.
Wellness Welcome
Tuesday, December 10, 10:30-11:30 am
Our wellness staff will answer questions you might have about our many options including:  Fitness Center, Personal Training, Small Group Classes and Group Exercise classes. Our staff will guide you through a tour of our Fitness Center. Meet at the table outside the Fitness Center - Led by Diana Vita and wellness staff.
In the News
A Healthy Boost for Rye Y's After School Program
It has always been a safe bet that your child will get a healthy dose of fitness and fun at the Rye YMCA. Taking that to the next level, the Rye Y Kindertime and After School programs, along with the National YMCA, have implemented healthy eating and physical activity. Read more. 



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of kids, promoting healthy living, and fostering a sense of social responsibility.
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In This Issue
December Vacation Camps
Middle School Nights
Santa's Visit
Swim Lesson Fun
The Exercise Cure
Group Ex Meet & Greet
Wellness Welcome
Health & Safety Classes
Have a very happy and healthy holiday season!
We are closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year's Day. We close at 6 pm on New Year's Eve. 

Check out our new expanded Child Watch "Drop and Shop" hours throughout the holiday season

Holiday personal training discount. Purchase 5 - one  hour sessions) and get one free! A great gift!  For the 1st time, the Y will allow you to buy our 1:1 packages for a member or non-member (until 12/31) Click here for details.  

Have you been a YMCA member for 20+ years?  Join us at our Ambassadors Reception, Dec. 7, 4-6 pm. RSVP to  Penny   

Red Cross/Safety Classes:

Lifeguard Review or Waterfront Review starts 12/14  

-Babysitter Training
starts 12/4 -

-CPR/AED Review 

12/8, 12-4pm 

Wed., Nov. 20, 6-10pm

Kids Outdoors!
Click here to view the December calendar with ideas for outdoor fun in our area.
NEW- Lunchtime Spin Class on Friday 12:15-1:15pm
Join us!
Seeds to Schools:
Building  Gardens, Building Communities
Feb. 5
A free, half day workshop at the Jay Heritage Center. Details
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