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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
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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 bperez@ymcanyc.org to learn more.

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to monitor progress on our new            We’re here for all New Yorkers —
Bronx branches.
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WEST SIDE INFORMATION
LEADERSHIP STAFF                                HOURS OF OPERATION                                   2018 WINTER/SPRING
                                                                                                     SESSION & REGISTRATION DATES
Julie Gallanty – Executive Director             ADULT
x 2610, jgallanty@ymcanyc.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, jcardona@ymcanyc.org
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, jprewitt@ymcanyc.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, mrocha@ymcanyc.org                      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, lortiz@ymcanyc.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, cbrown@ymcanyc.org                      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, torresm@ymcanyc.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, aselwyn@ymcanyc.org                     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, gmateo@ymcanyc.org                      the event of holidays or other closings. All times
Slawomir Bazylczyk – Senior Property Manager    are subject to change.
x 9721, sbazylczyk@ymcanyc.org
Francisca Infante – Guest Rooms Supervisor
x 2621, finfante@ymcanyc.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: wsymembership@ymcanyc.org
    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
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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 bperez@ymcanyc.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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.
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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 wsyhealthylifestyles@ymcanyc.org
             David Johnson, Healthy Lifestyles Associate Director: 212-912-2673 or djohnson@ymcanyc.org

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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 wsyhealthylifestyles@ymcanyc.org
                            David Johnson, Healthy Lifestyles Associate Director: 212-912-2673 or djohnson@ymcanyc.org

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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.

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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.
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                                                                                                    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

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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.
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                          Melanie Torres, Aquatics Director: 212-912-2676 or torresm@ymcanyc.org
                 Aquatics Deck Supervisors: 212-912-2669 or akirkpatrick@ymcanyc.org / jcruz@ymcanyc.org
                    Brian Scott, Aquatics Administrative Assistant: 212-912-2675 or bscott@ymcanyc.org

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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 bscott@ymcanyc.org
                                          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.
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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 wsypiranhas@ymcanyc.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

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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

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   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 aselwyn@ymcanyc.org
                    Cassandra Richards, Associate Youth Arts Director: 212-912-2634 or crichards@ymcanyc.org
                          Kate Missett, Visual Arts Coordinator: 212-912-2638 or kmissett@ymcanyc.org

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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.
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                 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

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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.
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                 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

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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 aselwyn@ymcanyc.org or call 212-912-2635.

                         Need additional information? The Arts Department can help.
                    Amanda Selwyn, Director of Community Arts: 212-912-2635 or aselwyn@ymcanyc.org
                 Cassandra Richards, Associate Youth Arts Director: 212-912-2634 or crichards@ymcanyc.org
                       Kate Missett, Visual Arts Coordinator: 212-912-2638 or kmissett@ymcanyc.org

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