We are closed on Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 26. We have special hours on Friday, November 27: 8 am-6 pm. No registered classes Nov. 26-29. 

November 2015
Welcome, Kelly Lewin!
Kelly joined the Rye Y as Child Care Director in September and was the first person we interviewed for our 4th annual Rye Y Story Project (coming November 4-7). Here is her story:

Being the Child Care Director at the Rye Y is my dream job. The Rye Y has been a part of my life for years.  My three boys were enrolled in camp here, took swimming lessons and went to teen nights. Read more 

Session II Program Registration Starts Wednesday, Nov. 4
Members:  Online registration starts Wednesday, November 4 at 6 am. Online registration is not available for kids' aquatics classes; please drop off your form by Tuesday, November 3  
Non-Members: Registration starts Friday, November 6 at 6 am online or 7:30 am in person.  

Rye Y Story Project: Wed. Nov. 4 -  Sat. Nov. 7
Please join us for our 4th annual Story Project! Stop by our story booth in the lobby and share your Y story. Stories will be part of an exhibit in January. 2015 Story Project detailsLearn more about past Story Projects and read stories. 
Rye Story Project
Family Fun
November Family Calendar: Printable Calendar with Family and Teen events
Click here

First Family Friday: Friday, November 6, 6:30-7:30pm
Fall Fest Carnival: Pumpkin Play Station, Fall crafts, Box Maze, Human Hungry Hippos, & Life Size Angry Birds. ExerZone Family Workout starts at 6:15. Free to family members. Click here to register.

Family ExerZone Fun!  Join us for our new family classes in the ExerZone!
(Classes for families with children ages 5 and up)
Family ExerCore: Monday-Thursday, 3:45-4:30pm
Family ExerFun:   Friday, 6:15-7 pm and Sunday 3:30-4:15pm
Click here to view the schedule with open times in the the ExerZone! Children ages 5-10 must be accompanied by an adult at all times. 

Kids Outdoors! October/November Calendar
Click here for ideas for outdoor family fun 
Halloween Carnival 2015 Slide Show
Halloween slideshow

Youth Basketball League Registration - Ages 5-9
Games start November 7.  There is still time to register - don't miss out! Details/Register

AN EVENING OF FUN AT THE Y - Friday, Nov. 13, 6-9 pm
Girls Night In: girls ages 5-11
Parents Night Out - children ages 3 mos-5 years

Leaders Club - Wednesdays
Junior Leaders (Grades 6-8) - 5-6pm; High School Leaders: 6:30-7:30pm
An amazing opportunity for high school and middle school students who wish to develop leadership skills and make a positive impact in the community. Details 

Paintball Trip - Grades 6-8, Wednesday, November 11
Enjoy your school vacation day with a rousing game of paintball!  Details/Register

American Red Cross Babysitting Class - Wednesday, November 11
Middle & HS Students: 9:30am - 4:30 pm.  Member: $90; Non-Member  $110. Register
Teen Exercise - Ages 11-14: Monday-Thursday afterschool classes in the ExerZone plus Thursday Spin class.  Click here for schedule. 

2nd Saturday - Grades 6-8: November 14, 7-10 pm
Thanksgiving Throwdown theme with Hunger Games Contest, Turkey Bowl, ExerZone Challenge, Basketball & Gym Games and more. Please bring canned food to donate to the Larchmont Food Pantry. Free to Members; Non-Member: $5

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month. The Rye YMCA is encouraging people in our community to understand their risks for prediabetes and type 2 diabetes. Click here to find out if you are at riskLearn more about our YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program 

Community Event - Heard in Rye: Wednesday, November 4 - 7:30 pm
Rye Country Day School Performing Arts Center. "Let's Talk Drugs with Partnership for Drug-Free Kids" For more information, click here. 

Infant/Child CPR and First Aid: Sunday, Nov. 15, 10am-1:30 pm
Learn how to recognize and respond in an emergency and also to care for life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies in infants and children.
Member: $90; Non-Member: $110 Register

Famous Artists Lecture at the The Rye Arts Center: Wednesday, Nov. 18
11am-12pm. Presented by Dr. Gail Harrison Roman. Dr. Gail Harrison Roman is a Picasso featured artist. Read more about Dr. Roman.
This event is free to Rye Y Members. RSVP to Barbara Hughes via email or at 914-967-6363. 

Annual Thanksgiving Swim, Saturday, November 28. Work off your turkey dinner for two great causes: LIVESTRONG at the YMCA and the MAC Angels Foundation. Watch for details on our calendar. 

Weight Watchers at the Y: Thursdays, 1-2 pm -Teen Lounge.
If you are interested in joining, please contact Diana Vita at 967-6363, ext. 211

In the News

Rye Y Members Team with the  Sharing Shelf to Help Families
Rye Y members rallied to support families throughout Westchester County during a recent children's clothing drive for The Sharing Shelf in Port Chester. Organized by the Y's Togetherhood Committee, the project gave members the opportunity... Read more

Golfers Support Rye Y's Financial Assistance Program
Christopher D. Mello Golf fundraiser on Tuesday, October 6, was a great day for all involved. Golfers enjoyed a sunny day on the links at the Old Oaks Country Club in Purchase while supporting a great cause. Read more

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21 Locust Avenue
Rye, NY 10580