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 […]

Update from Jerusalem

I am sure you have all heard the news, read the multiple emails from UJA and JCCA, there are no words to describe the events and emotions of this past week. We are thankfully physically safe, our shelter is stocked with 3 days worth of food and water as advised, but we are emotionally exhausted. The […]

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 […]

A joint message from Riverdale Y’s President and CEO

Almost 50 years to the day since the Yom Kippur War, once again the State of Israel finds itself at war and in its darkest days.   Amidst our sadness and horror, we proudly stand in solidarity with our family and friends in Israel, with Jews around the world, and with all who love humanity.  We are […]

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 […]