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DISCOVER YOUR Y 5 West 63rd Street New York, NY 10023 212-912-2600 ymcanyc.org/westside WEST SIDE YMCA @westsideynyc facebook.com/westsideynyc WINTER/SPRING 2018 @westsideynyc
GET INVOLVED JOIN US TO HELP NEW YORKERS SUCCEED GIVE YOUR FELLOW NEW YORKERS A CHANCE TO THRIVE Visit www.ymcanyc.org/give to support OUR VISION our nonprofit mission. Active, engaged New Yorkers VOLUNTEER TO STRENGTHEN YOUR COMMUNITY building stronger communities. Email email@example.com to learn more. WATCH US GROW IN THE BRONX OUR MISSION Visit www.ymcanyc.org/bronx2020 to monitor progress on our new We’re here for all New Yorkers — Bronx branches. to empower youth, improve health, FOLLOW US and strengthen community. Check Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest updates on everything happening at New York City’s YMCA.
WEST SIDE INFORMATION LEADERSHIP STAFF HOURS OF OPERATION 2018 WINTER/SPRING SESSION & REGISTRATION DATES Julie Gallanty – Executive Director ADULT x 2610, firstname.lastname@example.org Monday - Friday: 5:00 AM - 11:00 PM WINTER REGISTRATION DATES Saturday: 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM Member: December 16, 2017 Jasmin Cardona – Associate Executive Director Sunday: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM Community: December 23, 2017 x 2612, email@example.com Jess Prewitt TEENS SESSION DATES: Director of Membership & Healthy Lifestyles Monday - Friday 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM January 2, 2018 - February 25, 2018 x 2604, firstname.lastname@example.org Saturday 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM Sunday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM SPRING I REGISTRATION DATES Maria Rocha – Business Manager Member: February 10, 2018 x 2614, email@example.com HOLIDAY HOURS Community: February 17, 2018 Lucria Ortiz Christmas Eve SESSION DATES: Senior Director of Fund Development Sunday, December 24 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM February 26, 2018 - April 29, 2018 and Communications x 2611, firstname.lastname@example.org Christmas Day Monday, December 25 Closed SPRING II REGISTRATION DATES Member: April 14, 2018 Colleen Brown Senior Director of Early Childhood New Year's Eve Community: April 21, 2018 x 2650, email@example.com Sunday, December 31 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM SESSION DATES: Melanie Torres – Aquatics Director New Year's Day April 30, 2018 - June 24, 2018 x 2676, firstname.lastname@example.org Monday, January 1 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM Amanda Selwyn Memorial Day Director of Community Arts Monday, May 28 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM x 2635, email@example.com Independence Day Gregory Mateo Wednesday, July 4 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM College Access & Career Development Director Note: All fee-based classes will be prorated in x 2665, firstname.lastname@example.org the event of holidays or other closings. All times Slawomir Bazylczyk – Senior Property Manager are subject to change. x 9721, email@example.com Francisca Infante – Guest Rooms Supervisor x 2621, firstname.lastname@example.org JOINING THE Y........................................................... 4 ADULT WELLNESS + GROUP EXERCISE......................5 CONTACT US AQUATICS.................................................................11 Web: ymcanyc.org/westside COMMUNITY ARTS..................................................20 Phone: 212-912-2600 EARLY CHILDHOOD..................................................30 Email: email@example.com YOUTH SPORTS.......................................................36 @westsideynyc TEEN LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT.........................39 facebook.com/westsideynyc RENTALS: PARTIES, GUEST ROOMS + THEATER......40 @westsideynyc STAFF DIRECTORY...................................................43 SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY......................................... 45 MEMBERSHIP POLICIES...........................................46
JOIN THE Y FOR THE TOTAL WORKOUT Join the Y and enhance your life. Whether you’re looking to get healthy, stay fit, meet people, or just decompress and recharge, the Y is for you. MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS MEMBERSHIP RATES • Over 120 FREE group exercise classes every week MEMBERSHIP TYPES WEST SIDE YMCA • ActivTrax with tailored workouts and challenges • Discounts on classes, programs and one-on-one training Youth (up to 11) $348/year • Discount on guest accommodations • Option to place membership on hold when away Teen (12 - 17) $39/month • Free supervised Child Watch (ages 1-7) • Priority online and in-person program registration • Free WIFI MEMBERSHIP TYPES CITY-WIDE JOINER’S FEE • 6 free annual guest passes for friends and family Student $82/month $125 The Citywide membership gives you access to all 22 NYC 12+ credits branches. See back cover for all of our NYC locations. Adult (18-64) $102/month $125 VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES Senior (65+) $82/month $125 When you volunteer at the Y, you take an active role in bringing about meaningful, enduring change right in your own Family I $122/month $125 neighborhood. As a program volunteer, board member or Annual 1 Adult and kids under 18 years* Campaign fundraiser, you can make a difference for our Y and the Family II $180/month $125 community as a whole. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more 2 Adult and kids under 18 years* information. *Living in the same household JOB OPPORTUNITIES LOCKER TYPES Visit ymcanyc.org/careers for open positions in our staff family at the YMCA or at one of more than 100 sites including here at the Kit lockers $11/month West Side YMCA. CHILD WATCH AT THE WEST SIDE YMCA Do you need someone to look after your child while Monday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM 5:30 - 7:30 PM you work out? We’re here for you! You may bring your Tuesday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM 5:30 - 7:30 PM child, age 1-7, to the YMCA Child Watch Program for a Wednesday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM 5:30 - 7:30 PM maximum of two hours per day. Kids will enjoy creative Thursday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM 5:30 - 7:30 PM play in a fun, safe environment with responsible YMCA Friday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM staff members. This is a free service available for adult Saturday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM and family members only. Sunday 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Reserve a spot by calling 212-912-2607 or stopping by the Member Service Desk. 4 | WEST SIDE YMCA WINTER/SPRING 2018
DISCOVER WELLNESS ADULT WELLNESS ADULT WELLNESS INFORMATION How do you define wellness? Whatever your goals, the Y is ready to support you on your journey toward improved health. Class schedules are available at the Member Services Desk, online, and on our app. Please consult your physician before starting an exercise program. AMENITIES • 2 pools: 75’ x 25’ lap pool and 60’ x 20’ recreational pool • Basketball court • Mind-Body Studio/Group Exercise Studio • 6 handball/racquetball/squash courts • Indoor running track • 2,400 sq. ft. free weight center with full line of strength training equipment • Designated stretching areas • Functional training and abdominal area • Boxing Studio • Martial Arts Studio • Massage therapy rooms • Steam room/sauna • Locker rooms with free towel service • Private Pilates and personal training studios • Small group training and multi-purpose studio • Member Lounge • Cardiovascular Center with 60+ pieces of state-of-the-art equipment • Spin Studio NEW MEMBER + TEEN CONSULTATION New to the Y or need a change in routine? We offer a complimentary fitness consultation with one of our fitness coaches as an introduction to our training equipment, programs, and resources. Teens are required to have a consultation prior to using the fitness facility. ACTIVTRAX ActivTrax is a dynamic digital tool that guides your fitness journey through personalized workouts, nutrition tracking, and a fitness coach. Stop in or call to activate today and find out about our fitness challenges and fun prizes. SQUASH, HANDBALL, AND RACQUETBALL COURTS Four newly-renovated and air-conditioned racquetball and handball courts and two squash courts are available to members during facility hours with no court usage fee. To reserve a court, please call 212-912-2607 or stop by the Member Service Desk. WEST SIDE YMCA WINTER/SPRING 2018 | 5
ADULT WELLNESS FREE FOR MEMBERS GROUP EXERCISE CLASSES CARDIO, DANCE + SPIN Insanity® Afro-Jazz Work out in 3 to 5 minute blocks, and take breaks only long An open level class that is a fun, energetic and eclectic mix enough to gulp some air and get right back to work. Keep of African, Jazz, Contemporary and Modern Dances. your body working at maximum capacity and keep pushing your limits – so your body has to adapt. Belly Dance Focuses on the core muscles, emphasizing muscular Masala Bhangra® isolations. Dance to Middle Eastern rhythms while learning Blends the traditional high energy Indian dance with the traditional movements and combinations. exhilaration of the Bollywood movies. This unique dance mixes cardiovascular with fun. Boot Camp An efficient circuit training workout that challenges your Spin® entire body, utilizing calisthenics such as pushups, jumping A great cardio workout of simulated road bike riding to jacks, crunches and other body weight exercises. energizing music. The instructors will lead you on a ride designed to improve fitness of all levels. Cardio Kickboxing A high energy class which combines muscle conditioning Train Like an Athlete with kickboxing combinations of punches and kicks in a Improve your physical and cardio endurance through variety of drills and exercises. explosive movement, sports skill work, and pushing past your current athletic goals. Cardio Sculpt A cardio and conditioning workout that will keep your heart Upper Body Blast rate up, tone your body and improve core strength using Focus on your upper body with this 30 minute equipment such as dumbbells and gliding discs. Be ready for strengthening workout. a variety of cardio drills and routines. Zumba® Dancealates® A fusion of Latin and International music, this class utilizes A flowing, energizing workout that combines the core dance themes in a combination of fast and slow rhythms principles of Pilates with the strengthening, lengthening and that tone and sculpt. toning benefits found in Jazz and ballet barre workouts. 6 | WEST SIDE YMCA WINTER/SPRING 2018
MARTIAL ARTS YOGA/PILATES Capoeira ® Ashtanga Yoga: MYSORE This Brazilian martial arts class combines dance and A classical form of yoga taught in the tradition of Sri K traditional movements to increase flexibility, balance, agility, Pattabhi Jois from Mysore, India. The class is not “led” coordination and strengthen mental/physical concentration. as a whole, but rather the instructor assists each person individually to work at their own pace through a sequence ADULT WELLNESS Seido Karate of postures modified to their needs. A form of karate to develop physical conditioning, mental awareness and self-defense strategies. Students will learn Feldenkrais Method to develop speed, power, focus and balance. This class focuses on pain-free movement as a means of improving posture alignment, coordination and balance, while simultaneously lengthening and strengthening STRENGTH + CONDITIONING connective tissue and muscles. Good for all ages and Circuit Training abilities. An efficient and challenging form of conditioning which develops strength, endurance, flexibility, and coordination Hatha Yoga utilizing a variety of exercises and workout stations. Integrates postures, breathing exercises, relaxation, and meditation to stretch, strengthen, and condition. Core Training/Express Core Training This class focuses on abdominal, back and core muscle Iyengar Yoga training and stabilization to improve the body’s overall A form of yoga known for precision, alignment and a focus functional strength. on individual postures and their benefits. Promotes quiet, inward focus and heightened consciousness. Interval Training Supercharge your fitness with this challenging class of high MELT® speed, high intensity work alternated with recovery periods The MELT method is a revolutionary approach to pain-free of low intensity. living focusing on the connective tissues by using rollers and special balls for the hands and feet. Power Rowing Using the Concept II rowing machines, this class offers a MELT® Core and Length total body workout designed to improve cardio respiratory MELT Core and Length combines traditional MELT endurance and muscle strength. movements with NeuroCore sequences. Learn how to utilize these techniques to provide the body with effortless upright Total Body Conditioning integrity, joint alignment, and ease. A full body workout designed to strengthen and tone the upper and lower body using hand-held weights. MELT® Length and Strength This MELT class blends Length and Strength techniques to hydrate your connective tissue and stabilize your shoulders, hips, and core. MELT away tension, regain space in your spine, and reconnect to your center in this relaxing and rejuvenating class. For all levels. Nia A free-flowing movement class to stimulating music that combines elements of tai-chi, yoga and dance. Individual expression is encouraged to achieve physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual fitness and well-being. Pilates Mat Based on original Pilates techniques, this class is designed to restore muscular balance, improve posture, helps prevent injury and build strength and flexibility. WEST SIDE YMCA WINTER/SPRING 2018 | 7
Tai Chi (T’ai Chi) A complete health and martial-art system that combines stretching, strength and balance exercises, graceful movement, breathing techniques, self-defense and meditation. Structural Vinyasa Slow-paced, highly alignment focused class with emphasis on ADULT WELLNESS technique of poses and breath. Vinyasa Yoga Flowing sequences of yoga poses linked together by an emphasis on breathing technique. ACTIVE OLDER ADULTS AOA Cardio Conditioning A gentle aerobic workout especially for older adults, or anyone who would like to include a low-intensity, low- impact workout in their fitness plans. AOA Stretch An essential component of fitness that is often neglected or left out in preference for developing other areas of fitness. This class uses a variety of stretching methods to gradually increase muscle strength and extend the range of movement at the joints. This may help prevent injury and improve your health. AOA Strength Training A light exercise regimen, including aerobics and strength training, designed to gently increase fitness level. Chair Yoga A gentle form of yoga that is practiced sitting in a chair or standing using the chair for support. Meditation A gentle form of yoga that is practiced sitting in a chair or standing using the chair for support. Zumba© Gold AQUA FITNESS Using the Zumba formula, this class modifies the moves © and pace to suit the needs of the active older adult Aqua Dance participant, as well as those just starting their journey to a Let the music take you through a dynamic, full body fit and healthy lifestyles. Come experience this exhilarating workout. Different musical styles work different body parts. and easy-to-follow class. Breathe, stretch, tone, and express. Join the party! Water Aerobics An instructional class of aerobic movements performed in VIEW CLASS SCHEDULES ONLINE the water, to improve cardiovascular fitness, and flexibility. OR ON OUR APP: YMCA Arthritis Aquatic Program Based on a program developed by the Arthritis Foundation, ymcanyc.org/westside/schedules this low-impact workout will help you build strength and endurance. 8 | WEST SIDE YMCA WINTER/SPRING 2018
TRY SOMETHING DIFFERENT ADULT WELLNESS ADULT COMMUNITY SPORTS INCLUDED WITH MEMBERSHIP West Side Y Road Runners Club Meet in the lobby and go for a group run in Central Park. Everyone is welcome regardless of pace, experience level, or training goals. WSYRRC is open to both members and non- members, so feel free to bring friends and join us to get fit! Monday & Wednesday 6:30 PM Volleyball Join us for a fun and friendly game of co-ed volleyball for all levels. Learn the basics or play competitively. Wednesday - Instructional with Kypros 6:00 - 7:15 PM Wednesday - Open Gym: Beginner 7:00 - 8:30 PM Wednesday - Open Gym: Inter/Advanced 8:30 - 10:30 PM Adult Basketball A mildly competitive night of 5-on-5 organized pick-up basketball. Games are played to 21 points per game or 12 minute time cap. Sign up begins at 6:30 PM. Thursday 6:30 - 10:00 PM Pickleball Pickleball players of all levels and abilities are invited to play in the gymnasium. The game is easy for beginners to learn, Squash Round Robin but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game Join us on the squash courts for friendly competition! Play for experienced players. is determined on a first come, first served basis. Tuesday & Thursday 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM Wednesday 6:00 - 8:00 PM Racquetball Challenge Court Open Handball Whether you're a seasoned racquetball pro or just starting, Stop by the 6th Floor Courts for open handball playing come meet your match in our open challenge court on the time and meet our friendly handball community. No court 6th Floor Courts. reservation required! Tuesday 7:00 - 9:00 PM Tuesday & Thursday 4:00 - 7:00 PM Need additional information? The Healthy Lifestyles Department can help. Healthy Lifestyles Department: 212-912-2607 or email@example.com David Johnson, Healthy Lifestyles Associate Director: 212-912-2673 or firstname.lastname@example.org WEST SIDE YMCA WINTER/SPRING 2018 | 9
ADULT WELLNESS MIX AND MATCH PACKAGES ADULT WELLNESS The West Side YMCA offers a variety of one-on-one TRY OUR training packages for squash, racquetball, Pilates, INTRO PACK! personal training and massage therapy. Our staff hold Includes 3 1-hour sessions academic degrees in related fields and/or are certified by $250 nationally recognized accredited agencies, and can tailor a One time only personalized fitness program to match your needs. Personal Pilates Practiced faithfully, Pilates yields numerous benefits. Increasing lung capacity and circulation through deep, healthy breathing is a primary focus. Pilates teaches balance and control of the body, and that capacity spills over into other areas of one’s life. Squash/Racquetball Develop a skill that can last a lifetime with racquetball pro Stephen Arizmendi. With more than 20 years of competitive experience and a Master’s in Sports Management, Stephen knows all of the tricks of the game and how to teach them. Personal Training Get a targeted workout with our personal training packages. Our staff hold academic degrees in related fields and/or are certified by nationally recognized accredited agencies. Massage Therapy The West Side YMCA features massage therapy at affordable rates. Far beyond feeling good, massage has an impressive range of documented health benefits. A licensed and certified massage therapist not only stretches and loosens muscle and connective tissue, but also greatly improves blood flow. Treat yourself to the benefits of massage today! ADULT WELLNESS PACKAGES PACKAGE WSY MEMBER RATE NON-MEMBER RATE MIX AND MATCH Single $99 $116 ONE-ON-ONE 5 Pack • save 5% $495 $470 $580 $553 PACKAGES 10 Pack • save 10% $999 $891 $1,116 $1,048 20 Pack • save 20% $1,980 $1,584 $2,320 $1,864 MIX AND MATCH Single $74 $87 SEMI-PRIVATE 5 Pack • save 5% $370 $353 $435 $415 PACKAGES 10 Pack • save 10% $740 $668 $870 $786 *PRICE PER PERSON 20 Pack • save 20% $1,480 $1,188 $1,740 $1,398 Need additional information? The Healthy Lifestyles Department can help. Healthy Lifestyles Department: 212-912-2607 or email@example.com David Johnson, Healthy Lifestyles Associate Director: 212-912-2673 or firstname.lastname@example.org 10 | WEST SIDE YMCA WINTER/SPRING 2018
JUMP IN, COOL OFF AQUATICS PROGRAMS New York City's YMCA strives to provide individuals the opportunity to enter the water in a safe and fun environment. Our new curriculum makes getting started in the pool a breeze, no matter your age, stage, or ability! AQUATICS AQUATICS SWIM Accompanied by a parent, A / WATER DISCOVERY B / WATER EXPLORATION infants and toddlers learn Parents accompany children In stage B, parents work with STARTERS to be comfortable in the in stage A, which introduces their children to explore body water and develop swim infants and toddlers to positions, floating, blowing readiness skills through the aquatic environment bubbles, and fundamental fun and confidence- through exploration and safety and aquatic skills. building experiences, encourages them to enjoy themselves while learning while parents learn about about the water. water safety, drowning prevention, and the importance of supervision. SWIM Students learn personal 1 / WATER ACCLIMATION 2 / WATER MOVEMENT 3 / WATER STAMINA water safety and Students develop comfort In stage 2, students focus In stage 3, students learn BASICS achieve basic swimming with underwater exploration on body position and how to swim to safety competency by learning and learn to safely exit in the control, directional change, from a longer distance two benchmark skills: event of falling into a body and forward movement in the than in previous stages in of water in stage 1. This water while also continuing the event of falling into a • S wim, float, swim— stage lays the foundation to practice how to safely body of water. This stage sequencing front glide, that allows for a student’s exit in the event of falling also introduces rhythmic roll, back float, roll, future progress in swimming. into a body of water. breathing and integrated front glide, and exit arm and leg action. • Jump, push, turn, grab SWIM Having mastered the 4 / STROKE / STROKE 5 6 / STROKE fundamentals, students INTRODUCTION DEVELOPMENT MECHANICS STROKES learn additional water Students in stage 4 develop Students in stage 5 work In stage 6, students safety skills and build stroke technique in front on stroke technique and refine stroke technique stroke technique, crawl and back crawl and on all major competitive learn all major competitive developing skills that learn the breaststroke strokes, learn about prevent chronic disease, strokes. The emphasis on kick and butterfly kick. competitive swimming, increase social-emotional water safety continues Water safety is reinforced and discover how to and cognitive well-being, through treading water and through treading water incorporate swimming and foster a lifetime of elementary backstroke. and sidestroke. into a healthy lifestyle. physical activity. WEST SIDE YMCA WINTER/SPRING 2018 | 11
STAGES Stages of Learning Infant & Toddler OF LEARNING 6 mos.–3 yrs. Stages A–B S W I M S TA RT E R S S W I M BA S I C S S WI M Parent & child lessons Recommended skills for all to have around water Skills to A B 1 2 3 4 AQUATICS Water Water Water Water Water Stro Discovery Exploration Acclimation Movement Stamina Introdu Blow bubbles Blow bubbles Submerge Submerge Submerge Enduranc on surface, mouth & nose bob independently look at object on retrieve object in any stroke assisted submerged, bottom chest-deep water combinati assisted Front glide strokes, 2 Front tow assisted, to wall, Front glide Swim on front chin in water, Front tow 5 ft. 10 ft. (5 ft. 15 yd. (10 yd. Front cra assisted blow bubbles, preschool) preschool) rotary bre assisted Water exit 15 yd. Water exit independently Water exit Water exit parent & child Water exit independently independently Back craw together assisted Jump, push, 15 yd. turn, grab Jump, push, Jump, swim, Water entry Water entry assisted turn, grab turn, swim, grab Dive parent & child assisted 10 yd. sitting together Back float Back float Back float assisted, 20 secs. (10 secs. Swim on back Resting s Back float assisted, head 10 secs., recover preschool) 15 yd. (10 yd. elementar assisted, head on on chest independently preschool) backstrok shoulder Roll 15 yd. Roll Roll Roll Roll assisted assisted Front float Tread wa assisted 20 secs. (10 secs. Tread water scissor & Front float Front float preschool) 1 min. & exit kick, 1 min Front float blow bubbles, assisted, (30 secs. chin in water, assisted 10 secs., recover Back glide preschool) Breaststr assisted independently 10 ft. (5 ft. kick, 15 y Back tow preschool) Swim, float, Back tow assisted, head Back glide swim Butterfly assisted, head on on chest assisted, at wall, Tread water 25 yd. (15 yd. kick, 15 y shoulder 5 ft. 10 secs., near preschool) Monkey crawl wall, & exit Wall grab assisted, on edge, Swim, float, assisted 5 ft. swim Swim, float, swim assisted, 10 ft. 5 yd. 12 | WEST SIDE YMCA WINTER/SPRING 2018 Copyright © 2016 by YMCA of the USA. All rights reserved.
ant & Toddler Preschool School Age Teen & Adult mos.–3 yrs. 3–5 yrs. 5–12 yrs. 12+ yrs. ages A–B Stages 1–4 Infant & Toddler Preschool Stages School Age 1–6 Teen & Adult Stages 1–6 6 mos.–3 yrs. 3–5 yrs. 5–12 yrs. 12+ yrs. Stages A–B Stages 1–4 Stages 1–6 Stages 1–6 S W I M S T ROSWIKME S STRO KES PATHWAYSPAT H WAYS all to have around water Skills to support a healthy lifestyle Specialized tracks Skills to support a healthy lifestyle Specialized tracks 2 3 4 5 6 Competition Water Water Stroke Stroke Stroke 3ovement Stamina4 5 6 Competition AQUATICS Introduction Development Mechanics ter merge Stroke Endurance Submerge Stroke Endurance Stroke Endurance mina at object on Introduction any stroke or Development retrieve object in any stroke or MechanicsLeadership any stroke or om chest-deep water combination of combination of combination of strokes, 25 yd. strokes, 50 yd. strokes, 150 yd. t glide Swim on front e. (5 ft. Endurance Front crawlEndurance Endurance RecreationLeadership 15 yd. (10 yd. Front crawl Front crawl bject in chool) any stroke or rotary breathing, preschool) any stroke bent-armor any flip turn,stroke or 15 yd. recovery, 50 yd. ep water er exit combination Water exit of combination 25 yd. of combination of pendently strokes, 25 yd. independently Back crawl strokes, 50 yd. strokes, Back crawl 150 yd. 15 yd. Back crawl pull & flip turn, front p, push, Jump, swim, pull, 25 yd. 50 yd. 0, grab yd. Front turn, swim,crawl grab Dive Front crawl Front crawl 10 yd. sitting Dive Dive Recreation )float rotary breathing, bent-arm kneeling flip turn, standing ecs. (10 secs. 15 on Swim yd.back recovery, Resting stroke 50 yd. chool) 15 yd. (10 yd. elementary Resting stroke Resting stroke it preschool) backstroke, 25 yd.sidestroke, elementary ently Back crawl 15 yd. 25 yd. Back crawl backstroke or Roll sidestroke, t float 15 yd. Tread waterBack crawl Tread water pull 50 yd. & flip turn, im,(10 secs. ecs. Tread water pull, 25 scissor & whip yd. & whip scissor 50 yd. chool) 1 min. & exit kick, 1 min. kick, 2 mins. Tread water m, grab Dive (30 secs. retrieve object glide sitting preschool) Breaststroke Dive Breaststroke Dive off bottom, . (5 ft. kick, 15 yd. 25 yd. tread 1 min. chool) Swim, float, kneeling standing back Resting stroke swim Butterfly Butterfly Breaststroke d water 25 yd. (15 yd. kick, 15 yd. simultaneous arm open turn, 0ecs., yd.near elementary preschool) Resting stroke action & kick, Resting 50 yd. stroke )& exit backstroke, sidestroke, 15 yd. elementary Butterfly m, float, swim 15 yd. 25 yd. backstroke 25 yd. or sidestroke, Tread water Tread water 50 yd. YMCA Swim Lessons | V6 ter scissor & whip scissor & whip exit kick, 1 min. kick, 2 mins. Tread water retrieve object ) Breaststroke Breaststroke off bottom, kick, 15 yd. 25 yd. tread 1 min. oat, Butterfly Butterfly Breaststroke 5 yd. kick, 15 yd. simultaneous arm open turn, ) action & kick, 50 yd. 15 yd. Butterfly 25 yd. WEST SIDE YMCA WINTER/SPRING 2018 | 13 YMCA Swim Lessons | V6
AQUATICS WINTER/SPRING 2018 PROGRAMS SWIM STARTERS WSY NON- AGE DAY TIME START TIME END LOCATION MEMBER MEMBER A 6-18 Monday 12:00 PM 12:30 PM $173 $230 Small Pool months WATER DISCOVERY Tuesday 9:30 AM 10:00 AM Jan 2 - Feb 25 Saturday 9:30 AM 10:00 AM Feb 26 - April 29 AQUATICS April 30 - June 24 Sunday 11:00 AM 11:30 AM 18-36 Monday 11:00 AM 11:30 AM $173 $230 Small Pool months Tuesday 10:00 AM 10:30 AM Wednesday 9:30 AM 10:00 AM Saturday 10:30 AM 11:00 AM Sunday 10:00 AM 10:30 AM B 6-18 Monday 10:30 AM 11:00 AM $173 $230 Small Pool months WATER Tuesday 10:30 AM 11:00 AM EXPLORATION Wednesday 12:00 PM 12:30 PM Jan 2 - Feb 25 Saturday 10:00 AM 10:30 AM Feb 26 - April 29 April 30 - June 24 Sunday 9:30 AM 10:00 AM 18-36 Monday 11:30 AM 12:00 PM $173 $230 Small Pool months Saturday 11:00 AM 11:30 AM Sunday 10:30 AM 11:00 AM SWIM BASICS WSY NON- AGE DAY TIME START TIME END LOCATION MEMBER MEMBER 1 2.5-5 Tuesday 5:00 PM 5:30 PM $220 $300 Small Pool years WATER ACCLIMATION old Wednesday 4:00 PM 4:00 PM WITH PARENT Thursday 4:00 PM 4:30 PM Jan 2 - Feb 25 Saturday 9:00 AM 9:30 AM Feb 26 - April 29 April 30 - June 24 Sunday 12:15 PM 12:45 PM 1 3-5 Monday 3:30 PM 4:00 PM $220 $300 Small Pool years WATER old Tuesday 9:30 AM 10:00 AM ACCLIMATION Tuesday 4:30 PM 5:00 PM Jan 2 - Feb 25 Wednesday 5:00 PM 5:30 PM Feb 26 - April 29 April 30 - June 24 Thursday 4:30 PM 5:00 PM Friday 3:30 PM 4:00 PM Saturday 9:30 AM 10:00 AM Saturday 11:30 AM 12:00 PM Sunday 9:00 AM 9:30 AM Sunday 12:45 PM 1:15 PM 5-8 Monday 4:30 PM 5:15 PM $220 $300 Small Pool years Friday 4:30 PM 5:15 PM old Saturday 10:00 AM 10:45 AM 8-12 Wednesday 4:00 PM 4:45 PM $220 $300 Small Pool years Thursday 4:30 PM 5:15 PM old Sunday 11:30 AM 12:15 PM 12 - Adult Monday 7:00 PM 8:00 PM $220 $300 Small Pool Saturday 12:00 PM 1:00 PM 14 | WEST SIDE YMCA WINTER/SPRING 2018
AQUATICS WINTER/SPRING 2018 PROGRAMS SWIM BASICS WSY NON- AGE DAY TIME START TIME END LOCATION MEMBER MEMBER 2 3-5 Monday 3:30 PM 4:00 PM $220 $300 Small Pool years WATER MOVEMENT old Tuesday 10:00 AM 10:30 AM Jan 2 - Feb 25 Tuesday 5:30 PM 6:00 PM Feb 26 - April 29 AQUATICS April 30 - June 24 Wednesday 4:30 PM 5:00 PM Thursday 5:30 PM 6:00 PM Friday 3:30 PM 4:00 PM Saturday 9:00 AM 9:30 AM Saturday 10:00 AM 10:30 AM Saturday 12:30 PM 1:00 PM Sunday 9:00 AM 9:30 AM Sunday 10:00 AM 10:30 AM Sunday 12:15 PM 12:45 PM 5-8 Monday 4:30 PM 5:15 PM $220 $300 Small Pool years Friday 4:30 PM 5:15 PM old Saturday 10:45 AM 11:30 AM 8-12 Wednesday 4:45 PM 5:30 PM $220 $300 Small Pool years Thursday 4:30 PM 5:15 PM old Sunday 10:45 AM 11:30 AM 12 - Adult Wednesday 7:00 PM 8:00 PM $220 $300 Small Pool Sunday 11:30 AM 12:30 PM 3 3-5 Monday 4:00 PM 4:30 PM $220 $300 Small Pool years WATER STAMINA old Tuesday 4:30 PM 5:00 PM Jan 2 - Feb 25 Wednesday 5:30 PM 6:00 PM Feb 26 - April 29 April 30 - June 24 Thursday 5:00 PM 5:45 PM Friday 4:00 PM 4:30 PM Saturday 9:30 AM 10:00 AM Saturday 12:00 PM 12:30 PM Sunday 9:30 AM 10:00 AM 5-8 Tuesday 5:15 PM 6:00 PM $220 $300 Small Pool years Friday 5:15 PM 6:00 PM old Saturday 10:45 AM 11:30 AM Sunday 10:45 AM 11:30 AM 8-12 Monday 5:15 PM 6:00 PM $220 $300 Small Pool years Thursday 5:00 PM 5:45 PM old Sunday 10:00 AM 10:45 AM 12 - Adult Tuesday 7:00 PM 8:00 PM $220 $300 Small Pool Need additional information? The Aquatics WEST Department SIDE YMCAcan help. WINTER/SPRING 2017 | 15 Melanie Torres, Aquatics Director: 212-912-2676 or email@example.com Aquatics Deck Supervisors: 212-912-2669 or firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com Brian Scott, Aquatics Administrative Assistant: 212-912-2675 or firstname.lastname@example.org WEST SIDE YMCA WINTER/SPRING 2018 | 15
AQUATICS WINTER/SPRING 2018 PROGRAMS SWIM STROKES WSY NON- AGE DAY TIME START TIME END LOCATION MEMBER MEMBER 4 3-5 Monday 4:00 PM 4:30 PM $220 $300 Large Pool years STROKE old Tuesday 4:00 PM 4:30 PM INTRODUCTION Wednesday 5:30 PM 6:00 PM Jan 2 - Feb 25 AQUATICS Thursday 4:00 PM 4:30 PM Feb 26 - April 29 April 30 - June 24 Friday 4:00 PM 4:30 PM Saturday 11:30 AM 12:00 PM Sunday 9:00 AM 9:30 AM Sunday 12:45 PM 1:15 PM 5-8 Monday 5:15 PM 6:00 PM $220 $300 Large Pool years old Friday 5:15 PM 6:00 PM 8-12 Tuesday 5:00 PM 5:45 PM $220 $300 Large Pool years Saturday 10:00 AM 10:45 AM old Sunday 10:45 AM 11:30 AM 12 - Adult Monday 7:00 PM 8:00 PM $220 $300 Large Pool Thursday 7:00 PM 8:00 PM 5 5-8 Monday 5:30 PM 6:15 PM $220 $300 Large Pool years old STROKE Sunday 11:30 AM 12:15 PM DEVELOPMENT 8-12 Friday 5:30 PM 6:15 PM $220 $300 Large Pool Jan 2 - Feb 25 years old Feb 26 - April 29 Saturday 12:15 PM 1:00 PM April 30 - June 24 Tuesday 7:00 PM 8:00 PM $220 $300 Large Pool 12 - Adult Thursday 7:00 PM 8:00 PM 5 5-8 Thursday 5:00 PM 5:45 PM $220 $300 Large Pool years old STROKE Saturday 11:30 AM 12:15 PM MECHANICS 8-12 Wednesday 5:30 PM 6:15 PM $220 $300 Large Pool Jan 2 - Feb 25 years old Feb 26 - April 29 Sunday 12:15 PM 1:00 PM April 30 - June 24 12 - Adult Wednesday 7:00 PM 8:00 PM $220 $300 Large Pool PRIVATE SWIM LESSONS A YMCA certified swim instructor can be just what you need to get comfortable in the water or help achieve your swimming goals. Your lesson is designed to meet your specific needs. PRIVATE SWIM WSY NON- LESSONS AGE PACKAGE MEMBER MEMBER Contact our team for more information PRIVATE 3+ Single $75 $90 or to schedule your lesson today: LESSONS 6 Pack $400 $500 Aquatics Office 12 Pack $775 $900 212-912-2675 or email@example.com 24 Pack $1,450 $1,725 SEMI-PRIVATE 3+ Single $56 $67 Sessions are nontransferable and nonrefundable. All packages will LESSONS 6 Pack $320 $380 expire 90 days from date of purchase. 24 hour notice of cancellation with the instructor is required to avoid being charged for the full 12 Pack $600 $710 session. For the safety and security of our members and program participants, only West Side YMCA staff may instruct in our pools. 24 Pack $1,130 $1,340 Prices for semi-private lessons are for each participant of the lesson. 16 | WEST SIDE YMCA WINTER/SPRING 2018
AQUATICS PIRANHAS SWIM TEAM SEASON: SEPTEMBER 2017 - JUNE 2018 AGES: 6 - 18 YEARS OLD The Piranhas swim team is a competitive, age group team for swimmers ages 6-18. Led by Head Coach Hugo Salhuana, the Piranhas practice three times a week, have dry lands twice a week and compete at clubs and invitationals. The Piranhas have attended the NY State YMCA Championships every year since 1999 and YMCA Nationals three times. To schedule a try out, contact the Aquatics Office: 212-912-2675 or email firstname.lastname@example.org YOUTH/TEEN SWIM Competitive Skills and Drills Pre-Swim Team Different from a swim team, Competitive Skills and Drills This mildly competitive class meets twice a week to allows children to experience many aquatic activities such prepare kids in taking the next step towards swim team. as conditional swimming and water polo. Through these Swimmers who haven’t decided if swim team is right for activities we will work to grow self-confidence, goal setting, them will enjoy this class. Classes include endurance, and team building. drills, turns, technique, relay, and race practices. WSY NON- YOUTH/TEEN SWIM AGE DAYS TIME START TIME END MEMBER MEMBER LOCATION COMPETITIVE 12-17 Saturday 10:45 AM 11:30 AM $220 $300 Large Pool years old SKILLS & DRILLS Jan 2 - Feb 25 Feb 26 - April 29 April 30 - June 24 PRE-SWIM TEAM 6-18 Tuesdays 4:00 PM 5:00 PM $370 $490 Large Pool years old & Thursdays Jan 2 - Feb 25 Feb 26 - April 29 April 30 - June 24 PIRANHAS 6-18 Mondays, 4:00 PM 5:30 PM $2,325 Large Pool years old Wednesdays SWIM TEAM & Fridays SEPT 2017 - JUNE 2018 WEST SIDE YMCA WINTER/SPRING 2018 | 17
SAFETY AROUND WATER Everyone’s safety is important to us. We ask that all abide by our pool guidelines. AQUATICS 1. Street shoes are not allowed in the pool area. 8. Swim diapers are required for individuals that wear diapers. 2. Bathing caps must be worn in the pool. 9. Prolonged or repetitive breath holding can be 3. Children age 8 and under must be accompanied deadly. Intentional hyperventilation or underwater by an adult in the water within arm’s reach during competitive breath holding is not allowed. swim times. 10. Inflatable rings, balls, noodles, or other large pool 4. Children ages 9-11 must have an adult on the pool toys are not permitted. deck or in the viewing area during swim times. 11. Conduct that is dangerous or compromises the 5. Non-swimmers must remain in the shallow area. safety of others is not allowed. 6. Bubbles/backpacks, noodles and life jackets 12. No diving is allowed. (PFDs) are provided for use. Inflatable swim aids are not allowed. 13. Members must shower before entering the pool and wear appropriate bathing attire. 7. Anyone wearing flotation equipment must remain in the shallow area. 18 | WEST SIDE YMCA WINTER/SPRING 2018
THE IMPACT OF YOUR GIFT THE Y'S 2017 ANNUAL CAMPAIGN Your gifts to the West Side YMCA’s 2017 Annual SCHOLARSHIPS WHERE IT GOES Campaign have made a meaningful difference in the lives of 376 people through Y scholarships and donor-funded programs like Teen Career 3% SUMMER CAMP 20% 93 families Connection and Teen Tech Crew. Help us meet the community need in 2018. 14% EARLY CHILDHOOD 59% CENTER RAISED AS OF SEPTEMBER 30 COMMUNITY NEED 4% 39 families $370,109 $541,000 FITNESS/AQUATICS 65 people PEOPLE SERVED DONOR-FUNDED PROGRAMS MEMBERSHIP 6% 133 people Teen Career Connection and Teen Tech Crew created 42% professional opportunities for 53 teens this year. 28 teens are expanding their worlds through the 10% COMMUNITY ARTS Y’s youth handball program and competitions. The 21 people Teen Center’s doors opened in October, welcoming 17% 25% 75 teens with safe spaces and college and career TOTAL access programs funded by the Annual Campaign. 376 people REACHING POTENTIAL “The thing was that I never was “When my son Freddy started able to swim, and I never tried coming to summer camp as a because I had a tremendous 7-year-old, he was very shy, fear. But I decided to take but super active. Summer classes. We are working very camp changed him and he has hard because it is not easy, but developed in such a wonderful in a way I wish other people way. He respects the counselors, could feel that there is hope. follows instructions much better AURORA If you didn’t have a chance to FREDDY MARTINEZ and takes responsibility for his SANTANGELO 2017 SUMMER CAMP do it when you were a child, SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT actions. I have seen a maturing 2017 AQUATICS PARTICIPANT there is hope. I am 80! I cannot process in Freddy and am so tell you how important this grateful for this experience.” experience has been.” – Sabrina Santos, parent To make a gift, visit ymcanyc.org/give or call 212-912-2611.
EXPRESS YOURSELF COMMUNITY ARTS YOUTH PROGRAMS Our classes are led by experienced instructors who create a stimulating atmosphere with lively activities, discussion and insightful feedback. We strive to create innovative performances, events, and programs that inspire, entertain, and reflect our diverse community. COMMUNITY ARTS YOUTH DANCE YOUTH VISUAL ARTS Ballet | 5 - 9 years old Clayworks | 6 - 9 years old In this playful and creative ballet class, students learn basic Learn to express yourself in clay! The children will explore ballet positions, balances, port-de-bras, barre work, across the entire clay process including making, glazing and their the floor, and short combinations. The class culminates in work will be fired. Projects include boxes, lanterns, wall an informal sharing of new techniques and combinations. reliefs, mugs and sculptures. Jazz/Tap | 7 - 11 years old From rhythm to isolations, shuffles to jumps, turns and kicks, this Jazz/Tap class is accessible and fun for one and all. The class culminates in an informal sharing of new techniques and combinations. Modern Dance Choreography & Composition | 7 - 12 years old Students learn modern dance technique, practice dance improvisation, and learn basic choreography skills to develop their own dances. The program culminates in a sharing of dance technique and original choreography. YOUTH ARTS WSY NON- AGE DAY TIME START TIME END LOCATION MEMBER MEMBER BALLET 5-9 Wednesday 4:00 PM 5:15 PM $770 $1,050 2nd Floor Multi- January 3 - June 8 years old Purpose Studio Performance: June 8 JAZZ/TAP 7-11 Monday 4:00 PM 5:15 PM $665 $900 Mind/Body January 8 - June 8 years old Studio Performance: June 8 MODERN DANCE 7-12 Tuesday 4:00 PM 5:15 PM $735 $995 Mind/Body CHOREOGRAPHY years old Studio & COMPOSITION January 9 - June 8 Performance: June 8 CLAYWORKS 6-9 Tuesday 4:30 PM 5:45 PM $150 $180 Arts Annex Jan 8 - Feb 24 years old Feb 26 - April 28 April 30 - June 25 20 | WEST SIDE YMCA WINTER/SPRING 2018
YOUR TIME TO SHINE YOUTH THEATER ARTS COMMUNITY ARTS KIDS COMPANY Kids Company provides young people of all backgrounds and experience levels the opportunity to work with acting, dance, and musical theater professionals to develop skills in singing, acting, and choreography. Our Production and Showcase programs provide in-depth musical theater experiences that culminate in exciting fully developed performances. The Workshop program culminates in a skill-based informal sharing. Showcase With an ensemble focus, Showcase is an excellent place for newer performers to develop skills, confidence, and technique in a supportive, dynamic, and fun environment. CLASS: Tuesdays or Wednesdays PERFORMANCE: Sunday, May 20 CLASS: Thursdays PERFORMANCE: Friday, June 8 Production: Guys and Dolls, Jr. Production culminates in a fully-presented scripted musical in the Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater. Each program session is modeled off of a professional rehearsal process NEW! The Improvisational Actor and participants are required to make a commitment of This class focuses on acting, characterization, and attendance, punctuality, participation. improvisation skill building. Class includes rehearsing *participation by audition only scripted scenes as well as developing student-devised About Guys and Dolls, Jr. material and culminates in a performance in the Marjorie Guys and Dolls, Jr. is an adaptation of the Tony Award S. Deane Little Theater. winning Best Musical. Guys and Dolls, Jr. takes us from the CLASS: Mondays heart of Times Square to the cafes of Havana, but everyone PERFORMANCE: June 4, 2018 eventually ends up right where they belong. AUDITIONS: December 2017 Vocal Lab CLASS: Thursdays and Sundays + 2 Saturday workshops 2 students, 1 instructor – focused intensive instruction. TECH/DRESS REHEARSALS: March 10-13, 2018 Sessions start with vocal warm-ups and then move to PERFORMANCES: March 14-18, 2018 individualized coaching on students’ choice of material. WEST SIDE YMCA WINTER/SPRING 2018 | 21
COMMUNITY ARTS TEEN THEATER ARTS Teen Tech Crew | 12 - 19 years old Teen Theater Collective | 10 - 18 years old In Teen Tech Crew, technical theater professionals teach Metamorphoses by Mary Zimmerman N weekly workshops in lighting, stage management, sound, In Teen Theater Collective, students rehearse and perform a costume, and scenic design. Students support Kids classical theater production in the Marjorie S. Deane Little Company productions with their new learnings, and work Theater, a unique opportunity for teens to develop their backstage during Teen Theater Collective's dramatic play identity, grow as actors and artists, and build a community presentations. Teen Tech Crew is integrated fully into our with their peers. Classes include the development of acting, Kids Company and our Teen Theater Collective productions, improvisation, writing, directing, and performance skills, playing essential roles backstage, in the booth, and the development of original material through a series of assisting with the building of scenery, props, and costumes. dramatic explorations, improvisation structures, writing exercises, and more. The resulting performance presented Over the course of the year, students also create is a product of the collective of teens, their strengths, independent study projects in their areas of interest personalities, passions, and pursuits. (lighting, sound, costume, stage management, scenic design) under supervision by a designated mentor, and share out CLASS: Tuesdays 4:30 - 7:00 PM their work in a special Teen Tech Presentation. Teen Tech EXTRA CLASS MEETINGS: April 27, May 4, May 11 is free with support from the Annual Campaign. Students TECH/DRESS REHEARSAL: May 10-11 who register for the program must make a commitment of PERFORMANCES: Saturday, May 12, 2 & 6 PM attendance, punctuality, participation, and effort. CLASS: Fridays 4:30 - 6:30 PM PROJECT PRESENTATIONS: May 6, 2018 TECH/DRESS REHEARSALS: March 10-13, 2018 May 10-11, 2018 PERFORMANCES: March 14-18, 2018 May 12, 2018 22 | WEST SIDE YMCA WINTER/SPRING 2018
COMMUNITY ARTS WINTER/SPRING 2018 PROGRAMS YOUTH/TEEN WSY NON- PLEASE THEATER ARTS AGE DAY TIME START TIME END MEMBER MEMBER NOTE KIDS COMPANY 6-12 Tuesday 4:00 PM 6:30 PM $1,050 $1,250 3 off-site SHOWCASE years old performances Wednesday 4:30 PM 7:00 PM $1,050 $1,250 Jan 3 - May 20 Performance: May 20 KIDS COMPANY 6-14 Thursday 4:30 PM 7:00 PM $525 $625 THURSDAY years old COMMUNITY ARTS SHOWCASE April 12 - June 8 Performance: June 8 KIDS COMPANY 8-14 Thursday 4:30 PM 7:30 PM $1,325 $1,660 PRODUCTION years old + Sunday 1:00 PM 4:00 PM Jan 4 - March 18 + 2 Saturdays Performance: March 18 KIDS COMPANY 6-14 Tuesday, Varies by appointment $325 $375 Purchase 90 VOCAL LAB years old Friday, or minute classes Saturday in 4 packs KIDS COMPANY THE 5-12 NEW!IMPROVISATIONAL Monday 4:30 PM 6:30 PM $800 $940 years old ACTOR Jan 8 - June 4 Performance: June 4 TEEN THEATER 10-18 Tuesday 4:30 PM 7:00 PM $900 $1,150 COLLECTIVE years old Jan 9 - May 12 Performance: May 12 TEEN TECH CREW 12-19 Friday 4:30 PM 6:30 PM FREE with donor support See page 22 for Sept 15 - May 6 years old of the Y's Annual Campaign complete list of Presentation: May 6 class dates Need additional information? The Arts Department can help. Amanda Selwyn, Director of Community Arts: 212-912-2635 or email@example.com Cassandra Richards, Associate Youth Arts Director: 212-912-2634 or firstname.lastname@example.org Kate Missett, Visual Arts Coordinator: 212-912-2638 or email@example.com YMCANYC.ORG/COMMUNITYARTS WEST SIDE YMCA WINTER/SPRING 2018 | 23
ARTWORKS Explore your creativity through a variety of classes in the visual arts. This friendly, supportive studio has ample open time for you to practice as well as learn from others. Focus your body, calm your mind, and enrich your spirit...all part of the YMCA mission! CERAMICS: HANDBUILDING Wheel - Intermediate NEW!Paper Clay Dave Gibson Lisa Chicoyne Develop sensitivity to the internal relationships and Beginner/Intermediate subtleties of the vessel form. Weekly demos encourage Concentrate on construction techniques for making vessels expanding into new forms. Students also work on individual and sculptures utilizing paper clay. Personal projects are projects to further develop their skills. COMMUNITY ARTS encouraged and one-on-one help given. All levels welcome. Wheel - Intermediate/Advanced Texture and Clay Outi Putkonen Lisa Chicoyne Explore advanced wheel techniques and the refinement Concentrate on all construction techniques for making of forms. Explore combinations of studio glazes to create vessels, sculptures, wall pieces, and tiles. Glazing and specialized effects. painterly surface techniques explored to enhance and embellish forms. All levels welcome. DRAWING & WATERCOLOR Drawing & Watercolor Sources of Inspiration Nan Carey Kate Missett Beginner/Intermediate Intermediate/Advanced Introduction to the basic techniques of drawing and Students pursue their own individual handbuilding projects watercolor. Subjects include still-life, art reproductions and with occasional class assignments and demonstrations. photos. Supplies will be provided at the first class. Instructor critiques, slides, readings, films are also included. Watercolor CERAMICS: WHEEL Bonnie Steinsnyder Explorations with Clay - Wheel Beginner/Intermediate Nanette Ronner Learn watercolor techniques in order to develop a personal Beginner style of painting. Work mainly with still life and photos, but An introduction to throwing on the potter’s wheel, incorporate your own subject matter as desired. emphasizing how to create functional forms such as cylinders/bowls. Learn decorating and glazing techniques. Chi of Asian Brush Painting Rosemary Warden Zen of Pottery - Wheel Discover the basics of Asian brush painting. Through guided Julie Terestman visualizations, learn how to fill your brush strokes with the Beginner/Intermediate aliveness of chi. Supplies will be provided at the first class. Investigate how making pottery can quiet the mind. Develop skills of working on the wheel while cultivating the practice GLASS & JEWELRY of mindfulness. Stained Glass Laurie Gregg Wheel - Beginner/Intermediate Advanced Outi Putkonen Advanced workshop structure for experienced students to Learn basic skills of throwing on the potter’s wheel explore their own ideas in glass. Admission by permission of and glazing techniques. Intermediate students work on Artworks Coordinator required. individual projects to further develop their skills and unique personal expression. Beaded Jewelry Carole Horn Mugs and More - Wheel Learn square stitch, brick stitch, right angle weave and Janet Belden others. Each stitch will be used in projects. Supplies Beginner/Intermediate available for purchase from the instructor. Multi-level - no Learn basic skills to create lidded jars, oval planters, vases, experience necessary. and other intermediate forms. Beginners develop proficiency on the wheel and learn about our studio glazes.
WINTER/SPRING 2018 PROGRAMS WSY NON- CERAMICS SESSION DATES DAY TIME START TIME END MEMBER MEMBER Beginner/Intermediate Winter: January 8 - February 24 Tuesday 2:30 PM 5:00 PM $252 $315 PAPER CLAY Spring 1: February 26 - April 28 Tuesday 2:30 PM 5:00 PM $288 $360 Lisa Chicoyne Spring 2: April 30 - June 25 Tuesday 2:30 PM 5:00 PM $288 $360 TEXTURE AND CLAY Winter: January 8 - February 24 Tuesday 11:00 AM 1:30 PM $252 $315 Lisa Chicoyne Spring 1: February 26 - April 28 Tuesday 11:00 AM 1:30 PM $288 $360 Spring 2: April 30 - June 25 Tuesday 11:00 AM 1:30 PM $288 $360 Intermediate/Advanced Winter: January 8 - February 24 Monday 12:30 PM 3:00 PM $252 $315 SOURCES OF INSPIRATION Spring 1: February 26 - April 28 Monday 12:30 PM 3:00 PM $288 $360 Kate Missett Spring 2: April 30 - June 25 Monday 12:30 PM 3:00 PM $288 $360 COMMUNITY ARTS Beginner Winter: January 8 - February 24 Saturday 10:30 AM 1:00 PM $252 $315 EXPLORATIONS WITH Spring 1: February 26 - April 28 Saturday 10:30 AM 1:00 PM $288 $360 CLAY - WHEEL Nanette Ronner Spring 2: April 30 - June 25 Saturday 10:30 AM 1:00 PM $288 $360 Intermediate Winter: January 8 - February 24 Wednesday 10:00 AM 12:30 PM $252 $315 WHEEL Spring 1: February 26 - April 28 Wednesday 10:00 AM 12:30 PM $288 $360 Dave Gibson Spring 2: April 30 - June 25 Wednesday 10:00 AM 12:30 PM $288 $360 Beginner/Intermediate Winter: January 8 - February 24 Monday 11:00 AM 1:30 PM $252 $315 WHEEL Tuesday 6:30 PM 9:00 PM Outi Putkonen Spring 1: February 26 - April 28 Monday 11:00 AM 1:30 PM $288 $360 Tuesday 6:30 PM 9:00 PM Spring 2: April 30 - June 25 Monday 11:00 AM 1:30 PM $288 $360 Tuesday 6:30 PM 9:00 PM Beginner/Intermediate Winter: January 8 - February 24 Monday 7:00 PM 9:30 PM $252 $315 ZEN OF POTTERY - WHEEL Spring 1: February 26 - April 28 Monday 7:00 PM 9:30 PM $288 $360 Julie Terestman Spring 2: April 30 - June 25 Monday 7:00 PM 9:30 PM $288 $360 Beginner/Intermediate Winter: January 8 - February 24 Wednesday 6:30 PM 9:00 PM $252 $315 MUGS AND MORE - WHEEL Spring 1: February 26 - April 28 Wednesday 6:30 PM 9:00 PM $288 $360 Janet Belden Spring 2: April 30 - June 25 Wednesday 6:30 PM 9:00 PM $288 $360 Intermediate/Advanced Winter: January 8 - February 24 Tuesday 10:30 AM 1:00 PM $252 $315 WHEEL Spring 1: February 26 - April 28 Tuesday 10:30 AM 1:00 PM $288 $360 Outi Putkonen Spring 2: April 30 - June 25 Tuesday 10:30 AM 1:00 PM $288 $360 DRAWING & WATERCOLOR WSY NON- SESSION DATES DAY TIME START TIME END MEMBER MEMBER Beginner/Intermediate Winter: January 8 - February 24 Saturday 10:30 AM 1:00 PM $252 $315 DRAWING & WATERCOLOR Spring 1: February 26 - April 28 Saturday 10:30 AM 1:00 PM $288 $360 Nan Carey Spring 2: April 30 - June 25 Saturday 10:30 AM 1:00 PM $288 $360 Beginner/Intermediate Winter: January 8 - February 24 Tuesday 10:00 AM 12:30 PM $252 $315 WATERCOLOR Tuesday 1:00 PM 3:30 PM Bonnie Steinsnyder Spring 1: February 26 - April 28 Tuesday 10:00 AM 12:30 PM $288 $360 Tuesday 1:00 PM 3:30 PM Spring 2: April 30 - June 25 Tuesday 10:00 AM 12:30 PM $288 $360 Tuesday 1:00 PM 3:30 PM CHI OF ASIAN BRUSH Spring 2: April 30 - June 25 Monday 1:00 PM 3:30 PM $288 $360 PAINTING Rosemary Warden WSY NON- GLASS & JEWELRY SESSION DATES DAY TIME START TIME END MEMBER MEMBER STAINED GLASS Winter: January 8 - February 24 Wednesday 1:00 PM 4:00 PM $252 $315 Laurie Gregg Spring 1: February 26 - April 28 Wednesday 1:00 PM 4:00 PM $288 $360 Spring 2: April 30 - June 25 Wednesday 1:00 PM 4:00 PM $288 $360 BEADED JEWELRY Spring 1: March 1 - April 12 Thursday 1:00 PM 3:30 PM $216 $270 Carole Horn Spring 2: April 19 - May 24 WEST SIDE YMCA WINTER/SPRING 2018 | 25
NEW DIRECTIONS THE WRITER’S VOICE Founded in 1981, the West Side YMCA Writer’s Voice is one of New York City’s longest-running and well respected creative writing programs. Each class offers writers a great opportunity to generate new or hone existing material with support from our esteemed faculty and writing peers. COMMUNITY ARTS MEMOIR & NONFICTION FICTION Advanced Memoir & Creative Nonfiction* NEW!How to Think and Write Funny Mindy Lewis Stephanie Lehmann Already working on a memoir, creative nonfiction, and/or Humor is a skill that can come in mighty handy – especially a personal essay? This class helps take your writing to the since we’re all gonna die. Class involves sharing student next step by addressing issues of voice, style, structure, writing, prompts, lectures, and discussion. Explore such pacing, dramatic arc, and thematic focus. topics as surprise, exaggeration, and our inner censor. *instructor approval required Filling the Well Life Stories Beth Ann Bauman Patty Dann Feed imagination and create good, raw fiction material Mark Twain said the difference between the right word and through weekly writing exercises and missions. Writing the almost right word is the “difference between lightning exercises provide fun and challenging prompts to generate and lightning bug.” This workshop provides students the new work or advance pre-existing stories/chapters. opportunity to generate, share, and get feedback on writing inspired by personal experiences. Intro to Fiction Beth Ann Bauman Shaping the Stories in Our Lives Fiction students build short stories and novel chapters and Mindy Lewis learn the elements of craft. Whether you are a new beginner Every life has stories worth writing. This class provides or want to sharpen up your basic writing technique, this is tools to overcome fear of the blank page and writing the class for you. prompts to jump-start the creative process. Participants hone in on their stories and explore elements of craft. Going Deeper: Fiction Workshop* Beth Ann Bauman The Art of Personal Narrative Students working on novels and short stories learn to Mindy Lewis improve craft, deepen fiction, and identify and tackle Through insightful critique and focused discussion, we common storytelling problems. hone the tools of strong writing: distinctive voice, precise *instructor approval required language, resonant imagery, vivid sensory description, dramatic scene and dialogue, and inventive form. NEW!Telling Great Stories Thad Rutkowski PLAYWRITING & SCREENWRITING Everyone has a story to tell. We will focus on elements Screenwriting/Playwriting of prose writing—plot, character, setting, voice, and Charlie Schulman beginnings and endings—through weekly prompts and This workshop covers fundamentals of the craft of Dramatic detailed critiques. Exercises and works in progress will be Writing including; writing dramatic scenes, story structure, reviewed in class, in a friendly supportive atmosphere. Each character, dialogue and revision. The instructor creates a writer will receive one-to-one attention. Open to everyone. supportive and participatory workshop environment. *instructor approval required 26 | WEST SIDE YMCA WINTER/SPRING 2018
COMMUNITY ARTS WINTER/SPRING 2018 PROGRAMS WSY NON- NON-FICTION SESSION DATES DAY TIME START TIME END MEMBER MEMBER Intermediate/Advanced Winter + Spring 1: January 10 - April 18 Wednesday 6:45 PM 8:45 PM $525 $834 ADVANCED MEMOIR AND Spring 2: May 2 - June 20 Wednesday 6:45 PM 8:45 PM $280 $445 CREATIVE NONFICTION** Mindy Lewis LIFE STORIES Winter: January 16 - February 25 Tuesday 10:00 AM 12:00 PM $210 $373 Patty Dann Thursday 10:00 AM 12:00 PM COMMUNITY ARTS Spring 1: February 27 - April 12 Tuesday 10:00 AM 12:00 PM $280 $445 Spring 2: May 1 - May 24 Thursday 10:00 AM 12:00 PM SHAPING THE STORIES IN Winter: January 9 - February 20 Tuesday 1:30 PM 3:30 PM $245 $390 OUR LIVES Spring 1: March 1 - April 10 Tuesday 1:30 PM 3:30 PM $210 $335 Mindy Lewis Spring 2: May 1 - June 12 Tuesday 1:30 PM 3:30 PM $245 $390 THE ART OF PERSONAL Winter: January 9 - February 20 Tuesday 6:45 PM 8:45 PM $245 $390 NARRATIVE Spring 1: March 1 - April 17 Tuesday 6:45 PM 8:45 PM $245 $390 Mindy Lewis Spring 2: May 1 - June 19 Tuesday 6:45 PM 8:45 PM $280 $445 PLAYWRITING & WSY NON- SCREENWRITING SESSION DATES DAY TIME START TIME END MEMBER MEMBER SCREENWRITING/ Winter: January 2 - February 25 Monday 6:45 PM 8:45 PM $245 $390 PLAYWRITING Spring 1: February 26 - April 10 Tuesday 6:45 PM 8:45 PM Charlie Schulman Spring 2: June 4 - June 25 Monday 6:45 PM 8:45 PM $140 $223 Tuesday 6:45 PM 8:45 PM WSY NON- FICTION SESSION DATES DAY TIME START TIME END MEMBER MEMBER HOW TO THINK AND Winter: January 4 - February 25 Thursday 6:00 PM 8:00 PM $280 $445 WRITE FUNNY Spring 1: March 1 - April 10 Spring 2: May 1 - June 12 Stephanie Lehmann FILLING THE WELL Winter: January 9 - February 13 Tuesday 6:45 PM 8:45 PM $210 $335 Beth Ann Bauman Spring 1: March 6 - April 17 Spring 2: May 8 - June 19 INTO TO FICTION Winter: January 10 - February 14 Wednesday 1:00 PM 3:00 PM $210 $335 Beth Ann Bauman Spring 1: March 7 - April 18 Spring 2: May 9 - June 20 GOING DEEPER-FICTION Winter: January 10 - February 14 Wednesday 6:45 PM 8:45 PM $210 $335 WORKSHOP* Spring 1: March 7 - April 18 Spring 2: May 9 - June 20 Beth Ann Bauman TELLING GREAT STORIES Winter: January 8 - February 25 Monday 6:30 PM 8:30 PM $280 $445 Thad Rudkowski *For inquiries or approval, contact Amanda Selwyn at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 212-912-2635. Need additional information? The Arts Department can help. Amanda Selwyn, Director of Community Arts: 212-912-2635 or email@example.com Cassandra Richards, Associate Youth Arts Director: 212-912-2634 or firstname.lastname@example.org Kate Missett, Visual Arts Coordinator: 212-912-2638 or email@example.com YMCANYC.ORG/COMMUNITYARTS WEST SIDE YMCA WINTER/SPRING 2018 | 27
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