RYE YMCA MEMBER NEWS                             JULY 2014
In This Issue
Summer Parking
Annual Maintenance
Health Fair
Blood Drive
Summer Classes
Kids Outdoors!
Teen Fitness Camp
Safety Classes
Wellness Tours/Clinics
Golf Outing
Centennial Gala

We are closed Friday, July 4. Have a happy & safe holiday!

Summer Water Safety
Keep your family safe this summer - please take a moment to review our summer water safety tips.
Summer Parking 
Summer camp has started and we anticipate heavy traffic during drop off between 8:30-9:00am. If the parking lot is congested or full, we recommend you consider parking in a nearby municipal lot. We have secured a limited number of spots offsite for staff in an effort to free up more space in our lot.

A school bus will be dropping campers off at our side door on Mead Place throughout the day so as always please use caution and drive safely on and around the Y property and the Mead Place neighborhood. Thank you in advance for your patience.
Rye Y Annual Maintenance Period: 
August 18 - Labor Day Several projects will take place - including painting, refinishing floors, cleaning our swimming pools and installing new lighting in the gymnasium. In the Wellness Center we plan to install new flooring, new Techno Gym strength equipment, some new cardio equipment and new dumbbells. Throughout this maintenance period there will be some minor disruptions and program space closures in certain areas. We will post a full schedule of the work and areas that may be disrupted in early August.

An estimated 200 residents of Mamaroneck and other Sound Shore communities participated in a fun and educational day of health awareness on Saturday, June 14 at the Access to Care Health Fair in Mamaroneck.  Read more.


Give the Gift of Life
We are holding a Blood Drive, Saturday, August 2 from 9am-2pm 
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Rye, New York 10580
Spotlight on Togetherhood
By Denise Woodin, Director of Community Impact & Social Responsibility 

Rye Y Members Launch Community Service Program 

What does social responsibility look like to  you? At the Y, social responsibility - one of our three focus areas - takes many forms. It's financial aid that allows hard-pressed families to send their children to camp. It's donating pool time to local organizations. And most recently, it's community service that's led by our members.


Togetherhood is a national Y initiative that involves members of all ages in projects that benefit the communities we serve...and beyond. Over the next year, a Service Committee composed of 8 Rye Y members will identify, plan and implement at least four projects. Along the way, we'll create new friendships, build new partnerships and make a difference outside the walls of the Y. If this is what social responsibility looks like to you, contact me at denise@ryeymca.org and join us!

Summer Classes  
Our summer session started June 28 but there is still space in some classes including learn to swim classes and pre-school music. Click here to view summer brochure.  Contact Member Services at 967-6363 to learn about availability.
Fall Programs
Our fall program guide will be online in mid-July. Program registration starts
August 6 for members and August 13 for non-members.
            Family Fun           
Kids Outdoors! 
Click here to view the July calendar with ideas for outdoor fun in our area.
Centennial Scavenger Hunt
Save the Date- Sept. 21, 2-4:30pm 
Fun for the whole family!
Click here for details and to register.
Youth & Teens 
Teen Fitness Camp
Ages 12-15, MWF, 9:30am-1:30pm
A great opportunity to get fit and have fun this summer. Register now - limited availability. View our camp guide for details.
Safety Classes
Lifeguard and Waterfront Lifeguard evening classes start July 7. Click here for details.  
Health & Wellness 
Wellness Tours & Clinics
Try out one of our 20 minute clinics in the Wellness Center (Fitness Center) or learn more with a Welcome Tour.
Special Events for Adults
Save the Date - Golf Outing  
Mon. Oct. 6 at the Apawamis Club
Save the Date - Centennial Gala 
October 25, 6:30-11pm 
Purchase College Performing Arts Center
Comedian, actor and author Paul Reiser will showcase his comedic chops at our premier 100th birthday celebration. Cocktails, dinner and live and silent auctions will round out the fun. Ticket information available soon.
Own a Piece of Rye Y History
Purchase the following items at the Member Services Desk:  
Centennial themed frisbees, caps, hot/cold cups, totes, towels and umbrellas!