February is American Heart Month

Hello, Riverdale Y Fitness Community! Did you know February is American Heart Month? As we step into February, a month dedicated to matters of the heart, we aim to raise awareness about heart health. Since 1950, heart disease has held its position as the leading cause of death in the United States, as reported by the […]

Quest Studio Is Now Open to Members

Fitness members 18 years or older can use the Quest Studio and the equipment to enhance their and add variety to their fitness routine. Please review the schedule and rules of use below before using the space.  Open Hours for Fitness Members We are reserving mornings and evenings to allow for group classes and personal […]

We’re Hiring: Director of Development

The Riverdale Y is a community and cultural center located in the Riverdale neighborhood of the Bronx. We provide educational, recreational, cultural, and wellness programming for children and adults of all ages. The Riverdale Y is rooted in universal values central to Jewish life. We celebrate diversity and welcome all to participate, engage and connect. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Learn To Play Pickleball At Our Adult Pickleball Clinic Starting Nov 14!

Pickleball, the fastest-growing sport in America, combines elements of tennis, badminton, and ping-pong into a game that’s easy to learn and incredibly fun to play. With the growing popularity of Pickleball we will be offering a six-week clinic for beginner adults. The clinic will focus on all the basic rules of the game and is […]

We’re Hiring: Sports Instructor

RIVERDALE YM-YWHA JOB DESCRIPTION Job Title: Sports Instructor  Job Overview: We are seeking a passionate and energetic Sports Instructor to join our after-school program. The Sports Instructor will be responsible for planning and leading sports activities and lessons for elementary school students. The ideal candidate should have a strong background in multiple sports, excellent communication […]

Security Update

Dear Riverdale Y Community Members: Since the attacks in Israel began and with increased concerns about security particularly in the next few days, we are taking proactive steps that are both visible and not visible to community members. While there are no known credible threats against Jewish institutions in New York, we remain on high […]

Important Details Regarding 2023 Fall Swim Lessons at the Riverdale Y

2023 Fall Group Swim Classes begin at our facility this Sunday and we are so happy to have you join us!   Before we get into very important details about group lessons, we would like to introduce our new Aquatics Director, Yoel Gerstein. Yoel brings over a decade of experience running aquatics programs, pool operations, and safety […]