Rye YMCA Blog

Green Schools, Green Futures

A Conference on Environmental Initiatives in Schools
Thursday, March 28, 8:30 am – 1:30 pm
Jay Heritage Center Carriage House, 210 Boston Post Road, Rye

Panel discussions on gardens, zero waste, and teaching sustainability with teachers, volunteers, students and environmental educators from school districts, municipalities and organizations across lower Westchester and CT.

Free and open to all. Registration required.  Click here to register.

Conference Materials
Panelist and Moderator Bios

Conference Presentations
Carolyn Ramsey Garden Presentation
Hommocks Middle School Garden
Midland School Pollinator Garden
NYBG Edible Academy
Port Chester Middle School Giving Garden 
Scarsdale Middle School Teaching Sustainability
Teaching Sustainability at RMS
Teaching Sustainability at the Rye Nature Center
Wilton Warriors Zero Waste
Zero Waste at Hommocks Middle School 
Zero Waste at RCDS
Zero Waste Lunches – Anna McDonald

Conference Video (filmed by Rye TV)
Part 1

Sponsored by the Rye YMCA in partnership with Jay Heritage Center

For more information, contact Denise Woodin at denise@ryeymca.org or 914-967-6363

Conference handouts and related information

April Vacation Clubs

April 15-19: Choose from Fun Club, STEAM, Soccer, Gymnastics, Teen Fitness and Safety Around Water.

Click here for details
Click here to register

Rye Y’s New Mobile App

Click here for direct download of Rye Y’s new app
  • Say yes to push notifications so we can inform you about facility issues.
  • Click on Cards and input your name and membership card number.
  • Delete the old Rye Y App. The new app will have a Daxko icon.

Please install the new app before April 12.
At that time, the current Rye Y mobile app will be removed from the Apple and Google Play stores.

The Rye Y app is an easy way to view schedules, register for programs, check-in and get facility updates.

Rye Derby and Healthy Kids Day

Sunday April 26, 2020

A fun and active morning for the whole family at the Rye Y! Runners: sign up for the 5 mile or 5K race. Families: Register for our 1 mile/walk through the streets of Rye. Races and Healthy Kids Day Activities start at 9:15am. Fun run starts at 11am. Look for details at ryeymca.org in early April.

Register now for the 2020 races

Click here to view 2019 race results

View Slide Show of Rye Derby and Healthy Kids Day 2019