Jewish New Year Clothing Drive

I want to express my heartfelt gratitude for your continued dedication in bringing sweetness and care into our world. Through all the mitzvot you’ve performed, you have truly enriched the lives of everyone you’ve touched. I genuinely appreciate everything you have done, and I extend my warmest wishes to you, your mishpacha (family), and your […]

What’s your “personal tagline” for the new year?

As we approach the Jewish high holidays, it is both an exciting time of new beginnings and a period of reflection. The Hebrew word that comes to mind, as it has strong connections to both the prayers and the reading from the Torah (Five Books of Moses) on Rosh Hashana, is “hineni,” “here I am.” […]

Join us for Riverdale Y Open House: Sunday September 10

Experience the Riverdale Y for free at our Open House! On Sunday, September 10, 2023 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM, we are opening our doors and invite you to explore our services, programs, facilities, Sunday Market, and experience fitness membership. We will show you how the Y supports both individual and community enrichment from ages […]

New Art Exhibit for September and October

PRESS RELEASEFor immediate release GALLERY18 AT RIVERDALE Y is pleased to presentTHE AUTUMN ALLEGORIES: Painting & Sculpture August 31 – October 29 2023 A new exhibition featuring six artists: This particular exhibition commemorates 9/11, Hispanic Heritage Month and the Jewish holidays represented in a variety of mediums and artistic approaches. You are cordially invited to […]

Jewish Genealogy Workshop

GALLERY18 AT RIVERDALE Y is pleased to presentTHE AUTUMN ALLEGORIES: Painting & Sculpture Sunday, September 10, 10:30am – 12pmCOST: FREE Join us for a free workshop led by Rabbi Scott Kalmikoff, Director of Community Engagement at the Y and a professional genealogist who has spent the past 17 years exploring his roots, building his family […]

Rep Ritchie Torres coming to Riverdale Y to announce new legislation

U.S. Representative Richie Torress will be on site at Riverdale Y tomorrow, Thursday August 24, to announce new legislation which will protect the rights of seniors to access traditional medicare coverage. Please see the media advisory below for more information. *** MEDIA ADVISORY ***U.S. Rep. Ritchie Torres to Announce New Legislation Protecting Rights of Seniors […]

Holiday & Maintenance Closings In September

Just a friendly reminder that we have changes to the building hours coming up in September for Labor Day, Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, and Sukkot. As well as a three day pool closure for maintenance. Labor Day Hours – September 4 9/4 – reduced hours for Labor Day – 8am – 12pm Pool Closure – […]

Extended Hours Coming To Riverdale Y Soon

We’re excited to announce new, extended hours on many days of the week, starting September 5. The Riverdale Y will open earlier and start later on most days! The new hours are: Over the summer, we extended our Friday hours later into the evening. With summer turning into fall and days getting shorter, our Friday […]