Fitness Professional

Purpose:  Fitness Professional trainers are responsible for educating clients and enforcing policies regarding safe and proper use of equipment. Individuals holding this position must be able to develop, document, and implement one-on-one, partner, or group workout programs that match the needs and goals of clients. This person must be able to instruct clients on basic […]

We’re Hiring: Afterschool Counselor

POSITION SUMMARY: An After School Counselor assists with the implementation of the after school program. The after school staff member is responsible for helping to maintain a safe, clean after school program site, ensures a high level of program quality and works to establish a positive relationship with all program participants and their families. The […]

Thank you for participating in MLK Week of Service 

I want to express our heartfelt gratitude on behalf of the Riverdale Y community for your invaluable contribution during the MLK Week of Service. Your dedication and hard work truly make a difference in the lives of those in need and support the Y’s value of taking responsibility to care for one another, in our […]

Become a member, join a community: with special New Year bonuses!

Here at the Riverdale Y, we are creating a happier, healthier, more heartful way to live. If you join us, you’re not just joining a fitness center, you’re joining a friendly community.  By becoming a fitness member, you’ll join a group of members and staff focused on health and wellness together. Become a fitness member by […]

A Magical Holiday Celebration for Children in Need

The spirit of the holidays shone brighter than ever this year as the Riverdale Y and The Neighborhood Association for Inter-Cultural Affairs, Inc. (NAICA) partnered to bring joy and festivity to children and their families living in a local shelter for asylum seekers. This heartwarming collaboration saw an outpouring of generosity from the Riverdale Y […]

What youth theater offers Riverdale in trying times

As this tumultuous year is ending, I am keenly reminded of the importance of the Arts in our lives. It is a passion I have had throughout my life. I sang with my five sisters growing up, then married an actor/musician/writer and we raised two children, who are also actors. There is nothing more uplifting […]

Registration is Now Open for Winter Youth Sports & Swim

Stanley S. Lane Youth Basketball  The Stanley S. Lane Basketball powered by Camp Twelve Trails is an annual tradition in our youth sports program here at the Riverdale Y. Following the USA Basketball Youth Guidelines, our Riverdale Y staff and coaches run a program that focuses on developing skills, teamwork, and sportsmanship for young athletes in grades 1-8. Register […]

Riverdale Y Fights Food Vulnerability with AXIUM Infrastructure Volunteers

Our monthly food pantry at AmPark NORC (Naturally Occurring Retirement Community) on 10/18 was well-attended by folks facing food vulnerability in the Bronx. Nearly 160 people came through the doors of AmPark NORC and walked away with a bag full of food graciously provided by Met Council, a New York organization focussed on the needs […]

Community Unity: Making a Real Difference Through Our Clothing & Sorting Drive

At the core of our mission lies a simple yet profound objective: to enrich the lives of others and cultivate a sense of community. This month, we are thrilled to share the heartwarming success of our recent clothing and sorting drive, an initiative that truly showcased the power of community unity. We want to extend […]