Rye YMCA Blog

Summer Program Registration

Summer program registration has started for members. Click here to register.  Non-Member registration starts June 7. Click here to view the summer program guide. Session runs June 29-August 17.

Online registration is not available for kids’ aquatics classes. If your child is in the current swim session that is ending on June 24, please see the front desk for their recommended summer levels. To secure your summer session spot for the recommended class, please fill out a registration form at the front desk. Current swim participants will receive their evaluations at the end of the session (please do not wait for the evaluation to sign up as most spots may be filled).

If you are not currently in the swim program, an evaluation is required.  Click here for evaluation times. Must receive form (mail in/drop off) by today to be part of tomorrow’s lottery. Processing begins June 5. (lottery). Online registration is not available for adult Aqua Flex.

Which Camp is Best For Your Child?

Your child is age 3-6


  • Thrives in a nurturing, supportive environment
  • Not ready to be outside most of the day (likes a/c)
  • Enjoys games, arts and crafts, music
  • Opportunity to learn to swim or improve swimming skills
    Click here to register

Your child is age 4-5


  • Enjoys a full day with a variety of outdoor activities
  • Likes games, arts and craft and music 
  • Opportunity to learn to swim or improve swimming skills
    Click here to register

Campers ages 5-14 and up can mix and match from the following camps:

DISCOVERY CAMP (to age 11)

  • Enjoys a variety of activities –  from art to STEM to sports
  • Likes to go on a different field trip each week
  • Opportunity to learn to swim or improve swimming skills
    Click here to register


  • Loves to play basketball, soccer, baseball and multi-sports
  • Loves just one sport – register for just a week or 2
  • Wants to improve sports skills
    Click here to register


  • Enjoys gymnastics games and events
  • Wants to improve gymnastics skills
  • Likes being inside (a/c)
    Click here to register

Campers ages 6-11 can also  choose


  • Enjoys hands-on experimentation
  • Likes to use imagination to create projects
  • Wants to learn more about the natural and technological world
    Click here to register

Campers who have completed grades 5-9


Campers ages 11-14


  • Wants to achieve fitness goals
  • Enjoys working out in the Fitness Center and Exerzone
  • Likes to stay active
    Click here to register

Rye Y Camp Guide

Rye Y Camp Website (to view camp calendars, handbooks and more)

Session 4 Started April 22

There is still availability in some classes.  Click here to register
Click here to view the guide
Online registration is not available for youth aquatics. Most youth aquatics need an evaluation form.  Click here for evaluation times.   Click here for fillable registration form.

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

Click here to view race results

View Slide Show of Rye Derby and Healthy Kids Day 2019

Rye Y Togetherhood Project: I Love My Park Day

Saturday, May 4, 9 am– Noon
Ages 4 and up. Children under 14 must be accompanied by a participating adult.
Jay Heritage Center,  210 Boston Post Rd, Rye
Volunteer projects may include: path and trail clean up, invasive species removal, filling decorative planters with deer resistant annuals, and more!
Registration is required.


Caring and Creating Together

Join Us as We Knit and Crochet Infant Caps for Open Door Family Medical Centers’ Baby Boxes

Tuesdays, March 5, 12 and 19
10:30 AM – Noon in the Rye Y Game Room

Sponsored by the Rye Y’s Togetherhood Committee, in partnership with Open Door Family Medical Centers

 REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Click here to sign up.
All ages and abilities welcome. Yarn, patterns and refreshments provided. Don’t know how to knit or crochet? Come and learn!  For more information, contact Denise Woodin at denise@ryeymca.org  or 967-6363, ext. 101