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					GREENPOINT YMCA
              Winter/Spring 2011
   Membership & Program Brochure
  ExxonMobil Created New Green Technology Program for
  Teens with $150,000 Donation to the Greenpoint YMCA

  With a history of generous support to the Greenpoint YMCA, ExxonMobil
  made a groundbreaking gift of $150,000 in 2010 to create a new Green
  technology program for teens in the Greenpoint and Williamsburg com-
  munities.

  The Greenpoint Green Team Summer Program was launched in the sum-
  mer of 2010 with a grant from ExxonMobil. The program was developed
  and administered in partnership with the NYU Wallerstein Collaborative
  for Urban Environmental Education and the Greenpoint YMCA.

  This program, which has seen great success running in other parts of the
  U.S., establishes the Greenpoint YMCA as a leader for creative, cutting
  edge programming for teens and the go-to organization for grassroots,
  ground-up program building and partnership.

  This environmental education initiative for high school students was
  designed to include four overarching themes: green technology,
  careers, community service and history. Students developed a sense of
  place and made connections to people and resources in the community
  and increased their knowledge of native plants, composting, and street
  tree care. They were able to apply the knowledge and skills to the
  Lentol Garden project. The participants increased their skills in collabo-
  ration and teamwork and learned about environmental issues impacting
  eir community. They also learned about environmental careers and
  opportunities available to them through the Greenpoint YMCA and NYU.

  ExxonMobil is truly a lead supporter of teen development, green tech-
  nology and community service. We at the Greenpoint YMCA are so
  grateful for this support, and look forward to the return of the program
  in 2011.




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Greenpoint YMCA Youth & Family Staff Training Academy
Sponsored by ExxonMobil
All of us at the Greenpoint YMCA extend our heartfelt thanks to ExxonMobil, who
through their generous grant of $25,000 have made possible the “Greenpoint
YMCA Youth & Family Staff Training Academy sponsored by ExxonMobil.”

ExxonMobil has generously supported our annual Strong Kids Campaign since
1997, standing with us for over 13 years as we strive to build strong kids, strong
families and strong communities.

We have always been committed to providing our staff with trainings that exceed
New York City Department of Health mandated training regulations as well as the
standards for American Camp Association accreditation and are striving to
exceed National School Aged Child Care Alliance and National Association for the
Education of Young Children standards.

Through the “Greenpoint YMCA Youth & Family Staff Training Academy spon-
sored by ExxonMobil,” we can continue to grow and excel in cultivating our staff,
enabling our staff to provide you and your family with the safest and best
programs possible, while continuing to allocate the bulk of our funds directly to
programs, services and financial assistance.

Thank you ExxonMoblil for recognizing this important way to benefit our




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community.




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LETTER FROM
THE INTERIM EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Dear Members and Friends,

Welcome to 2011! We have seen many positive changes here at the
Greenpoint YMCA over the past year, and as always, we are dedicated to sup-
porting and empowering everyone in our community towards our three organ-
izations goals: Youth Development, Healthy Lifestyles, and Social
Responsibility. The Greenpoint YMCA is a place where anyone can find their
way to achieve their health and fitness goals; provide social, academic,
healthy lifestyle and leadership opportunities for their children; find safe,
affordable and enriching early childhood and after school care and become a
part of something much bigger than the sum of its parts.

Each year we raise funds through our Strong Kids Campaign in order to pro-
vide financial assistance for programs and memberships, and to provide free
and low-cost programs for youth and families. We serve approximately 4,000
young people and 10,000 adults each year. Approximately 80% of the young
people we serve participate for free or with financial assistance. All demon-
strated need will be met, and it is our goal to raise $200,000 to give away in
financial assistance in 2011.

Greenpoint YMCA Membership includes over 50 free classes, including Yoga,
Pilates, Belly Dancing, Punk Rope, Tai Chi and more. Members are also eligi-
ble for our free Y Personal Fitness program, a 12-week, personalized exercise
program geared for anyone interested in making a lasting lifestyle change.
Members have access to our cardio center, strength training room, our free-
weight room, gym, pool, sauna, locker rooms and 24-hour customer service.

Whether you are a long-time member of
our community or new to the Greenpoint
YMCA, we welcome and value you as part
of our Greenpoint YMCA family.

Yours in service,




Keith Hicks
Interim Executive Director
Greenpoint YMCA

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Table of Contents
WELCOME                                  YOUTH SPORTS
   Welcome Letter                  iii       Karate                          28
   Strong Kids Campaign            2         Flag Football                   28
   Strong Kids Card                2         Jr. Knicks                      28
   Heritage Society                2
   Volunteer Opportunities         2     AQUATICS PROGRAMS
   Staff Directory                 3         Policies                        30
   Financial Assistance            4         Pool Rental                     33
   Our Mission                     4         Family Aquatics                 34
   Board of Managers               5         Pre-School Aquatics             35
                                             Youth Aquatics                  36
FAMILY PROGRAMS                              Adult Aquatics                  38
   Family Nights                   6
   Camp Spirit Day                 6     ADULT PROGRAMS
   Parents’ Night Out              6         Athletic Cardio                 40
   My Grown-Up & Me                8         Cardio Strength                 40
   Explorers Club                  9         Mind & Body/Flexibility/Core    42
   Family Services at KIC Center   10        Aquatic Exercise                43




                                                                                       WELCOME
   Child Watch                     10        Martial Arts/Sports             43
                                             Massage Therapy                 44
EARLY CHILDHOOD                              Nutrition Counseling            44
   Early Childhood Center          12        Personal Training               44
   Pre-School Summer Camp          18        Y Personal Fitness              45

Y AFTER SCHOOL                           MEMBERSHIP & FACILITY INFO
   Y After School                  14        Registration for Program Sessions 46
                                             Hours of Operation               46
SUMMER DAY CAMP                              Amenities                        48
   Pre-School Summer Day Camp      18        Membership Rates & Policies      49
   Summer Day Camp                 18        Code of Conduct                  52
                                             Membership Bulletin Board        51
TEEN PROGRAMS (GRADES 6 - 12)                Suggestion Box                   52
   Jr. Teen Center                 24
   Teen Choice                     24    GUEST ROOMS
   Youth Mentor Program            24        Guest Rooms                     53
   Jr. Leaders Club                24
   Leaders Club                    26
   Teens Take the City             26
   Youth & Government              26       Please note: All published rates,
   Global Teens                    26      dates, times and locations are subject to
   11th & 12th Grade CITs          27    change. Please contact our Customer Service
   Y Scholars                      27     Center at 718-389-3700 for the most up-to-
                                                      date information.



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STRONG KIDS CAMPAIGN - GIVING TO THE YOUTH OF TODAY
Each year the Greenpoint YMCA serves approximately 4,000 neighborhood
young people in a variety of safe and fun programs such as after-school,
aquatics, early childhood, summer day camp, teen leadership, drug and gang
prevention, and other high-quality programs which fill a vital need in our
community. About 80% of the young people we serve attend our programs for
FREE or with financial assistance. This year, we will raise $200,000 that direct-
ly funds financial assistance for children and families in need. Those young
people, their families and our community count on your generous contribu-
tions to our Strong Kids Campaign each year so we can continue to provide this
level of financial assistance to those who need it. For more information about
our Strong Kids Campaign to make a contribution or get involved, please con-
tact Julia MacAllister, Director of Fund Development & Communication, at
(212) 912-2266.


STRONG KIDS CARD
The YMCA Strong Kids Card is part of the YMCA of Greater New York’s commit-
ment to improving the health and fitness of New York City’s kids age 5-17.
Every YMCA branch in New York City is reaching out to kids in their neighbor-
hood programs to enroll them in the YMCA Strong Kids Card initiative. To
register your child for a free YMCA Strong Kids Card, simply inquire at the
membership desk. Kids can use their cards to access their local YMCA during
designated days and times of the Strong Kids Card activities.


HERITAGE SOCIETY - GIVING TO THE YOUTH OF TOMORROW
Membership in the Heritage Society is an incomparable statement of support
for the mission of the YMCA. By joining with others in adding to the YMCA’s
endowment fund, you are helping to multiply the power of this common pool
of gifts to fulfill the Y’s mission of service. When you make a provision for
YMCA in your estate plans, name the Y as a beneficiary of your retirement
assets or make a gift today which will provide you fixed payments during your
lifetime, you can help ensure the doors of the Greenpoint YMCA will remain
open for another 150 years. For more information or to make a contribution
contact Julia MacAllister, Director of Fund Development & Communication, at
(212) 912-2266.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
Have you ever thought about volunteering at the Greenpoint YMCA? We are
always looking for dedicated people to help in a wide variety of programs and
activities, including our Strong Kids Campaign. We rely on volunteer support
in all aspects of what we do, from our youth sports programs and teen
programs to helping out with mailings and fundraising. Experience is not
needed, just an open mind and the willingness to give the meaningful gift of
time and energy to the communities we serve. Every volunteer is a valued
contributor, without whose help we would not be able to provide all the qual-
ity services we offer. For more information contact Julia MacAllister, Director
of Fund Development & Communication, at (212) 912-2266.


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  Staff Directory
STAFF DIRECTORY
718 389 3700 or 212 912 2260

Interim Executive Director
Keith Hicks, Ext. 4402

Associate Executive Director of Business Operations
Alvin Moonesar, Ext. 4410

Director of Fund Development and Communication
Julia MacAllister, Ext. 4406

Building Superintendent
Shakila Monk, Ext. 4413




                                                          WELCOME
Senior Director for Youth and Family Programs
Tammea Tyler, Ext. 4405

Assistant Business Manager
Yolanda Cox, Ext. 4411

Teen & Sports Director
Jamel Davis, Ext. 4409

Early Childhood Director
Kimberly Davis, Ext. 4407

Aquatics Director
Meghan Gough, Ext. 4415

Membership Director
Emma Isles, Ext. 4404

Healthy Lifestyles Director
Aynsley Kirshenbaum, Ext. 4417

Kids in Control Center Director
Troy Calhoun, 718-599-4870

Out-of-School-Time Director
Sarabeth Velez, Ext. 4412

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  FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
  As part of our charitable mission, financial assistance is available, supported
  through contributions to our Strong Kids Campaign. We provide financial
  assistance for membership and programs such as summer camp, child care,
  swim classes and more.

  Approximately 80% of our young people participate in our programs for FREE
  or with some level of financial assistance.

  For more information about financial assistance, please contact:

  For Membership: Emma Isles, Membership Director, (212) 912-2264.

  For Youth & Family Programs: Tammea Tyler, Senior Director for Youth &
  Family Programs, (212) 912 2265.

  You may also pick up a financial assistance application from our Customer
  Service Center.


  OUR MISSION
  The YMCA of Greater New York is a community service organization which
  promotes positive values through programs that build spirit, mind and body,
  welcoming all people, with a focus on youth.
  The Greenpoint YMCA is one of 20 branches of the YMCA of Greater New York
  and has served the communities of Greenpoint and Williamsburg for over 120
  years.




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BOARD OF MANAGERS

Our Board is at the Heart of our Y. As important volunteers, contributors and
fundraisers, our board ensures the future of our vital community programs and
our charitable mission. For this, the Greenpoint YMCA expresses its sincere
gratitude.

Chair: Paul J. Pullo, Metro Fuel Oil

Vice-Chair: Robert Carra, ADP

Immediate Past Chair:
Frank P. Carbone, St. Joseph’s College

Past Chairs:




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Martha M. Holstein, Strategic Urban Solutions
Roseanne Antonucci, Retired (American Woman's Economic Development
Corporation)
Alfred E. Jennings, Retired (Brooklyn Union Gas)

Members at Large:
Rachel Amar, Waste Management
Gina Argento, Broadway Stages
Peter Cruz, Verizon
Pat Ferris, Retired (NY State Senator Martin Connor’s Office)
Darryl Hollon, Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce
Dr. Susan Hudec, St. Joseph’s College
Michael Kawochka
Madison King
Bill Kirrane, Bill Kirrane Real Estate
Stuart Leffler, Consolidated Edison Co. of NY, Inc.
Rama P. Mukhopadhyay, Real Estate Investor
Dr. Charles Ptak, DDS, Private Office
Christina Pullo, Epiq Systems
Walter Sanchez, Queens Ledger/Greenpoint Star
Craig Shillitto, Cycle Architecture
Scott Stedman, L Magazine

Youth Member: Katherine Guachichullca                               | 5 |
Honorary Member: Assemblyman Joseph R. Lentol
  FAMILY PROGRAMS
  Family Night
  (January - May)
  3rd Saturday of each month, 3pm-6pm
  These FREE events are a great way for families to learn, play and grow
  together. Each evening focuses on a different ethnic heritage, celebrating
  the rich diversity in our community. Activities include: arts & crafts, swim-
  ming, recreation, dance and a whole lot of fun memories that families will
  cherish for a lifetime.      (Children must be accompanied by a par-
  ent/guardian.)

  January 15: Dr. Martin Luther King Celebration
  February 19: Tribute to the Drum: We Got the Beat!
  March 19: Polish Easter and Spring Homecoming
  April 16: Healthy Kids Day: Go Green
  May 21: Dragon Boat Celebration (Duanwu Festival)

  For more information, please contact Tammea Tyler, Senior Director for
  Youth & Family Programs, at (212) 912-2265.



  Parents’ Night Out (ages 3-12)
  (January - June)
  1st Friday of each month, 6pm-9pm
  Children participate in a safe and fun filled night, some of the activities
  include: arts and crafts, swimming, movies, structured and open recreation.
  Food is provided. All participants must register no later than the day before
  the scheduled event.        For more information, please contact Elaine
  Lupenowicz at (212) 912-2279.
  Family Members: $10
  Members: $15
  Program Members: $25



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FAMILY PROGRAMS




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My Grown-up and Me: Busy Beginners (ages 18 months - 3 years)
(October-June)
Mondays & Thursdays, 10:30-11:30am
Busy Beginners is a parent participation program designed to provide children with
an opportunity for socialization and exploration in a small group setting. This class
is held in one of our Early Childhood classrooms and in our gym, so it is a great
opportunity to introduce your child to their potential new environment. Sensory
activities, music, large and small motor skills are woven into this fun-filled class.
Payment must be made in full before the start of the program. For more informa-
tion, please contact Kimberly Davis, Early Childhood Director, at (212) 912-2267.


My Grown-up and Me: Petit Picasos (ages 18 months - 3 years)
(October-June)
Wednesdays, 10:30am-11:30am
Petit Picassos is an art class child and grown-up are able to explore together. Give
children freedom and they will create incredible pieces. One of our greatest gifts
is the gift of creativity which will be put to work in this class! For more
information, please contact Kimberly Davis, Early Childhood Director, at (212) 912-
2267.


My Grown-up and Me: Gym and Swim (ages 18 months - 3 years)
(October-June)
Tuesdays, 10:15am-11:00am
This program is designed to encourage our younger age group to enjoy using their
bodies, learn to move correctly and develop self-confidence through physical activ-
ity. The primary objective is to develop the child’s motor skills in the gym and pool
while singing songs and playing games. The child will make new friends and learn
key social skills. Activities are based on the developmental abilities of the child.
Payment must be made in full before the start of the program. For more informa-
tion, please contact Kimberly Davis, Early Childhood Director, at (212) 912-2267.




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                 My Grown-up and Me Fees (non-refundable)
                   1 Class              2 Classes            3 Classes
Family Member      $50                  $85                  $125
Youth Member       $60                  $105                 $155
Program Member     $75                  $135                 $200




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Explorers (ages 4 - 12 years)
(January - June)
Fridays, 6pm-8pm
Join our new Explorer’s Club just for kids. Drop off the kids for this 2 hours class
where they will work on fun and exciting projects related to nature, technology,
science, and culture as you learn about and explore the world! This is a new club
just for kids taught by a youth and family educator. The club will include all mate-
rials and incorporate community outings. Come explore with the Y!Less than $6-
9 per c lass! For more information, please contact Tammea Tyler, Senior Director
of Youth and Family at (212) 912-2265.
Fees: $50 for Family Members, $60 for Youth Members and $75 for Program
Members.




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     Family Services at our Kids In Control (KIC) Center
     Recognizing the impact family life has on child development, KIC, located at
     224 Berry Street in Williamsburg, provides a range of family services including
     group, individual and family counseling, parenting workshops and parent sup-
     port groups, health awareness forums, English as a Second Language Classes,
     community workshops and teen programs. K.I.C. is made possible through
     funding from the NYS OASAS. Therefore, there is no fee to participants, but
     enrollment is on a first come first serve basis. For more information, call Troy
     Calhoun, Kids In Control Center Director, at (718) 599-4870.




                      Child Watch (ages 2-10*)
    FREE for our members, you may leave your child/ren (ages 2-10)
 with our qualified staff on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30-8:30 pm,
              so you can get in your work-out, hassle-free.
           Please register in advance with Customer Service.
               For more information, Contact Emma Isles,
                Membership Director, at (212) 912-2264.
    Program will not operate during summer months (July & August).
                       *Child must be potty trained



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MEMBERSHIP + FACILITY INFO




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EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER

Early Childhood Center (ages 2 years - 5 years*)
(September-June)
Monday-Friday, 8am-6pm
The Early Childhood Center at the Greenpoint YMCA serves children from ages two to
five years. In our nurturing classroom environments, each child receives individualized
attention and is empowered to make creative choices based on his or her own interests.
The center offers a multicultural curriculum that focuses on all areas of development.
Our experienced and dedicated staff is committed to providing a positive first-school
experience for you and your child.

Our Early Childhood Center is based on the Reggio Emilia approach to education. We
are committed to creating the most beneficial conditions for learning that will enhance
and facilitate children's construction of "his or her own powers of thinking through the
synthesis of all the expressive, communicative and cognitive languages" (Edwards and
Forman, 1993.) Our teachers’ role is to guide children’s collaboration with peers and
provoke and stimulate thinking. Children are placed in classrooms based on their date
of birth. Children who are placed in the older classroom must choose a five-day sched-




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ule. Example: 5 half days, 5 school days or 5 full days.

Tuition is due on the 15th of the month prior to care. All payments made after the 15th
are subject to a $20 late fee. Upon registration, the child must have a child member-
ship, $130/year. In addition, a $100 non-refundable deposit is required, which will be
applied to June tuition.

Before entering the program, an annual medical record must be handed in by the par-
ent(s) on the child’s behalf. Medical forms will not be accepted via fax. The form must
stay in the child’s file during the year and expires a year from the date signed by the
doctor. Please be sure the form comes from the Early Childhood Director as it is part of
our compliance with the New Your City Department of Health & Mental Hygiene under
which we are licensed.

For more information, please contact Kimberly Davis, Early Childhood Director, (212)
912-2267.

                                 Fees per Month
                      Full Day          School Day          Half Day
   5 Days             $731              $608                $343
   3 Days             $551              $452                $322
   2 Days             $437              $390                $291


*Children must be fully potty-trained to qualify for enrollment.
**There are no refunds or credits issued for missed days or holidays.


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EARLY CHILDHOOD




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Y AFTER SCHOOL (GRADES K-5)
Location: Greenpoint YMCA, 99 Meserole Avenue in
Greenpoint
(September-June)
Monday-Friday, 3pm-6pm
We provide a safe and fun place for your child to learn and build meaning-
ful adult and peer relationships. Children will focus on our values of
Respect, Responsibility, Honesty and Caring. Our qualified staff are trained
in CPR and first aid and provide a safe and fun environment which includes
homework help, projects in math and science, recreational, physical fit-
ness, swimming and other fun activities. Our program offers a variety of
activities using the project-based learning model. Students engage in long
term projects that are hands on, enriching, and student-led. All projects
culminate in events or activities where students may showcase their work
and sharpen their presentation skills.
                               Monthly Fees:
 5 Days/week                         $240
 4 Days/week                         $220
 3 Days/week                         $170

Upon registration, the child must have a youth membership, $130/year. In
addition, a $100 non-refundable deposit is required, which will be applied
to June’s tuition. Monthly payment is due on the 15th of the month prior
to care. All payments made after the 15th are subject to a $20 late fee.
There are no refunds or credits issued for missed days. For more informa-
tion, please contact Elaine Lupenowicz at (212) 912-2279.

Holiday Camp at the Greenpoint YMCA
8am-6pm
On most occasions when the public schools are closed, we have camp. Our
friendly and trained staff designs special seasonal arts & crafts, games and
themes for a fun-filled day. Whether you’re working and in need of child-
care or just in need of time for your errands, our camps are here for you.
Payments must be made in full before the first day of camp. For more infor-
mation, please contact Elaine Lupenowicz at (212) 912-2279.

                                  Daily Fee:
 Family Member                         $10
 Member                                $25
 Program Member                        $35

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Y AFTER SCHOOL




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Location: Kids in Control YAfterschool Program at PS 84, 250
Berry Street in Williamsburg
(September-June)
Monday-Friday, 3pm-6pm
The Kids In Control (K.I.C.) program is responsible for delivery of high-quality
developmental care for children in grades K-5 at PS 84. We provide quality serv-
ices that meet the needs of families and children in the community, utilizing evi-
dence-based practices and programming. Our primary focus is on the child. At
K.I.C., the staff provides positive, values-based activities such as performing arts,
drug prevention, role-plays, group discussions, arts & crafts, music, creative writ-
ing as well as sports, and recreation. Best of all, the children learn about them-
selves, their values and potential, while making friends and life-long memories.
K.I.C. is made possible through funding from the NYS OASAS. Therefore, there is
NO FEE to participants, but enrollment is on a first come, first served basis.
Children must attend Jose De Diego Elementary School PS 84. For more informa-
tion, please contact Troy Calhoun, Kids In Control Center Director, at (718) 599-
4870.




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Location: PS 16, 157 Wilson Street in Williamsburg
(September-June)
Monday-Friday 2:30pm-6pm
Funded by the Department of Youth and Community Development, this FREE
after school program has a design that reflects the theory of Mario Salvadori in
that the built environment holds all the knowledge a person needs to be an intel-
ligent and active member of the community. OST staff develops and facilitates
10-week cycles of activities exposing the participants to useful applications of
varying concepts to encourage critical thinking and problem solving.




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An updated medical form must be on file no later than the first day of program.
For more information, please contact Sarabeth Velez, Out-of-School Time
Director, at (212) 912-2272.




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SUMMER DAY CAMP
Pre-School Summer Day Camp (ages 3-5*)
(June - August)
Monday-Friday, 8am-6pm
At camp, your preschooler will have the opportunity to participate in swim-
ming, outdoor and dramatic play, all sorts of art projects, music and move-
ment, and exciting field trips. Most importantly, summer camp is a great
time for your child to get to know the YMCA and make lots of new friends.

All youth must be current members of the Greenpoint YMCA in order to
attend Summer Camp. The membership fee is $130 for the year and $45 for
the summer. To reserve space, a non-refundable deposit of $50 must be
paid for each session. This deposit will be applied toward payment of ses-
sion. Payments made after due dates will be subject to a $20 late fee.
Department of Health regulations also require a completed medical form to
be on file for each child prior to the first day of camp. The Greenpoint
YMCA is licensed by the New York City Department of Health and Mental
Hygiene. For more information, please contact Kimberly Davis, Early
Childhood Director, at (212) 912-2267.


*Children must be fully potty-trained to qualify for enrollment.
**Camp payments are not refundable under any circumstances. There are
no refunds or credits issued for missed days or holidays. Tuition includes
price of field trip/s, transportation, admissions and camp t-shirt.
*** No program Monday, July 28th.




                       Fees per 2-week Session**
                          Full Day (8am-6pm)
5 Days/week                         $366
                         School Day (8am-3pm)
5 Days/week                         $304


Pre-School Summer Day Camp Payment Due Dates
Summer Session I payment is due upon registration.
Summer Session II payment is due 2/25.
Summer Session III payment is due 3/25.
Summer Session IV payment is due 4/25.




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                                                                                    SUMMER DAY CAMP
Summer Day Camp (ages 5-12)
(June - August)
Monday-Friday, 8am-6pm
The Greenpoint YMCA Summer Day Camp provides youth with supervised activities
that teach core values, conflict resolution and leadership skills. Kids have fun
while making new friends, developing new skills, building self-confidence, appre-
ciating teamwork and growing in self-reliance. For kids, our Summer Day Camp is
a fun and happy place to enjoy the summer. Children have the opportunity to play
games, create arts and crafts, explore science and technology, swim, participate
in field trips, appreciate nature and discover and value our many cultures. The
Greenpoint YMCA is licensed by the New York City Department of Health and
accredited by the American Camping Association.

Each of our camp options below includes everything described above, and focuses
on a particular activity.




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Dance Camp
Our dance camp welcomes campers at all levels--beginner, intermediate or
advanced. Through 3-4 hours of instructions each week, our dance campers will
learn choreographed dance steps which promote movement and expression. In
addition, campers will experience a wide variety of activities including swimming,
guest performances, field trips and much more!


Swim Camp
Our extremely popular swim camp includes 3-4 hours of swim instruction, grouped
by skill level. In addition, campers will experience a wide variety of activities
including swimming, guest performances, field trips and much more!


Sports Camp
Our Sports Camp welcomes campers at all levels--beginner, intermediate or
advanced. Through 3-4 hours of instructions each week, our sports campers will
learn the fundamentals and rules and regulations of basketball and soccer, such
as passing, shooting, blocking, dribbling and defense. In addition, campers will
experience a wide variety of activities including swimming, guest performances,
field trips and much more!




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SUMMER DAY CAMP




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Art Camp
Campers participating in art camp will be introduced to the world of art 3-4
hours of each week. Campers will explore still life painting, photography, and
visual design. In addition, campers will experience a wide variety of activities
including swimming, guest performances, field trips and much more!

Green Beans Environmental Camp
Check out our new Green Beans Environmental Camp! Campers will garden,
learn about going green, learn environmental education, and participate in fun
science and technology projects such as solar panel design and photography!

All youth must be current members of the Greenpoint YMCA in order to
attend Summer Camp. The membership fee is $130 for the year and $45 for
the summer. To reserve space, a non-refundable deposit of $50 must be
paid for each session. This deposit will be applied toward payment of ses-
sion, which is due 2 weeks before the session begins. Payments made after
due dates will be subject to a $20 late fee. Department of Health regula-
tions also require a completed medical form to be on file for each child prior
to the first day of camp. For more information, please contact Jamel Davis,
Teen & Sports Director at (212) 912-2269.

Summer Program at PS16
Our Summer Day Camp located at PS 16, 157 Wilson Street in Williamsburg
includes variety of fun activities, including swimming, interactive guest per-
formances, a field trip and more! For more information, please contact
Sarabeth Velez, Out-of-School Time Director, at (212) 912-2272.

Camp payments are not refundable under any circumstances. There are no
refunds or credits issued for missed days or holidays. Tuition includes price
of field trip/s, transportation, admissions and camp t-shirt.




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Summer Day Camp Payment                                           SUMMER DAY CAMP
Session   I: June 29th - July 15th, $372 DUE 6/15
Session   II: July 18th - July 29th, $310 DUE 7/5
Session   III: August 1st - August 12th, $310 DUE 7/18
Session   IV: August 15th - August 26th, $310 DUE 8/1




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TEEN PROGRAMS (GRADES 6-12)
Grades 6-9



Teen Choice
Teen Choices exposes middle school students to a wide variety of activities
such as drug prevention, healthy lifestyles, peer support, social games, spe-
cial events and more. For more information, please contact our Kids In
Control Center at (718) 599-4870.

Youth Mentor Program
The Youth Mentor Program is designed for tweens who are interested in acting as role
models to school-age program participants. Youth volunteer during our after-school
program. Participants are trained in the areas of child abuse prevention, leadership
development, effective teaching, volunteerism and much more--a great stepping
stone for junior high school and high school students who are interested in teaching
and youth development. For more information, please contact our Kids In
Control Center at (718) 599-4870.

Jr. Leaders Club
(October - May)
Participants engage in academic and social activities that help them with leadership
and development. The wide variety of activities include attending safe and fun ral-
lies, weekly meetings, educational enrichment, social discussions, college awareness
activities, volunteerism & community service and service learning projects. Tweens
also learn resume writing and interviewing skills, fundraising & money management,
problem solving techniques, and much more. Leaders will develop strong individual
personalities as well as advanced social and leadership skills. In addition, club mem-
bers will develop a sense of commitment to their community though service learning,
community service and volunteering. Leaders will have a clear understanding of how
to better prepare for the future by setting the short and long term goals needed for
success. For more information, please contact our Kids In Control Center at
(718) 599-4870.




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Vincent                                                   TEEN PROGRAMS (GRADES 6-12)

   “I joined the Y Scholars Program because it
   makes my mom proud, keeps me out of
   trouble, away from violence, and gives me a
   second place to call home!”

   - Vincent




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 Grades 9-12

 Leaders Club (October-June)
 The Greenpoint YMCA Leaders club focuses on building intrinsic leadership in all of our
 club members. Each week, club members engage in educational and social activities that
 build upon short-term and long-term goals, career and job readiness, college assessment,
 service learning, community service, group work, rallies and trips! For more informa-
 tion, please contact Jamel Davis, Teen & Sports Director, at (212) 912-2269.

 Teens Take the City (October-April)
 Using a civic engagement approach, our Teens Take the City participants learn
 the ins and out of city government. During weekly meetings, participants will
 focus on community service, researching challenges within their neighborhoods
 in order to create change through legislation and debate. For more informa-
 tion, please contact Jamel Davis, Teen & Sports Director, at (212) 912-2269.

 Youth & Government (October-March)
 Believing in the principle that Democracy must be learned by each generation,
 our 76-year-old Youth & Government program exposes participants to the work-
 ings of New York State Government. Through weekly meetings and profound
 curriculum research and group work, participants take on the roles of legisla-
 tors, lawyers, judges, and elected officials--creating bills, reviewing court
 cases, and much more! For more information, please contact Jamel Davis, Teen
 & Sports Director, at (212) 912-2269.

 Global Teens
 This dynamic youth program challenges teens to engage in the powerful jour-
 ney of global exploration. Teen participants accomplish this thorough meeting
 teens and adults from their host country, participating in meaningful service,
 and learning about different cultures through a short-term immersion experi-
 ence. Global Teens strives to promote peace, tolerance and cultural under-
 standing, while encouraging teens to become true global citizens. Global Teens
 is not just an opportunity to travel, but rather a challenging and boundary-
 pushing opportunity to challenge one’s view of the world and to expand the
 horizons of what is possible. For more information, please contact Jamel Davis,
 Teen & Sports Director, at (212) 912-2269.

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Grades 11-12




                                                                                           TEEN PROGRAMS (GRADES 6-12)
11th & 12th Grade Counselor-in-Training Program
Train 2 days a week to become a PAID Jr. Counselor. If you love children and
want to meet new friends, this is the program for you! Participants are trained in
the areas of child abuse prevention, leadership development, effective teaching, volun-
teerism and much more--a great stepping stone for high school students who are interest-
ed in teaching and youth development. For more information, please contact Jamel
Davis, Teen & Sports Director, at (212) 912-2269.


Y Scholars (January-June)
Tuesday, 3 - 7pm
Wednesday, 2 - 6pm
Thursday, 3 -7pm
The GREENPOINT YMCA, in collaboration with Williamsburg Prep high school, is
excited to announce our new Y Scholars program. The goal of the Y Scholars pro-
gram is to provide Juniors and seniors with the skills, resources, and training
that will ensure their successful transition into adulthood. The program
includes: PAID stipends, guaranteed summer jobs, Pre SAT and SAT prep, aca-
demic tutoring, job readiness & life skills, rap sessions, dance & singing classes,
community service, trips to City Hall, the New York State Capitol building, week-
end retreats and much more! For more information, please contact Jamel Davis,
Teen & Sports Director, at (212) 912-2269.




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YOUTH SPORTS
Advanced Shotokan Karate (ages 4-17 )
Saturdays, 2pm-3pm
                         Fees per 8-week session
Member                               $68
Program Member                       $116
Shotokan is one of the oldest styles of Karate in Japan-this rich traditional
style utilizes both hands and feet to defend yourself. We are a member of
the Shotokan Karate Federation and have regular testing and tournaments.
For more information, contact Aynsley Kirshenbaum, Health & Wellness
Director, at (212) 912-2277.



Kinder Kicks (ages 4-6)
Saturdays, 12-1pm
                          Fees per 8-week session
Member                                 $68
Program Member                         $116
Shotokan is one of the oldest styles of Karate in Japan-this rich traditional
style utilizes both hands and feet to defend yourself. We are a member of
the Shotokan Karate Federation and have regular testing and tournaments.
For more information, contact Aynsley Kirshenbaum, Health & Wellness
Director, at (212) 912-2277.


Jr. Knicks
January - April
Sundays, 4 - 6pm for 7-8 year olds; 6 - 8pm for 9-11 year olds.
                                    Fees
12-18 year-olds                       FREE
7-11 year-olds                        $25
Jr. Knicks is a competitive basketball league with a strong instructional
base for New York City boys and girls ages 7-11. The program emphasizes
the importance of having fun playing basketball, while also developing
athletic and social skills, improving educational performance and learning
about healthy lifestyles. Overall, the program aims to build feelings of
competence and confidence in youth to enhance their self-esteem. Good
sportsmanship, teamwork and fair play are themes for all practices and
games. Facilitated by the YMCA of Greater New York, the program is
sponsored by the New York Knicks Professional Basketball Team and is
presented by Sprite and Foot Locker. For more information, contact
Jamel Davis, Teen & Sports Director, at (212) 912-2269.



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YOUTH SPORTS




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AQUATICS PROGRAMS
Aquatics Policies & Procedures

Determining Your Child’s Swim Level
To help determine your child’s swim level, please refer to the descriptions
of the swim levels provided in this brochure. Your child must be able to per-
form ALL the skills in the previous level to be enrolled into the next level.
Children learn physical skills at different rates; therefore it is very common
for children to repeat a level. All children will be swim-tested the first day
of the session to determine if they are registered for the appropriate class.
Instructors reserve the right to switch any participant who they feel is not
enrolled in the appropriate level into the correct level.

Swim Lesson Policies
Although we strive for consistency in the teaching staff, there are
occasions when a substitute teacher will be necessary. This is a better
alternative than canceling a lesson. While we encourage parents to discuss
their child’s swim progress with the swim instructors, to help classes start
on time please request an appointment with the instructor if time between
classes does not permit for a complete discussion.

Make-up Lessons and Swim Credit
1. Classes missed due to weather, holidays when the YMCA remains open,
or by choice of the participant can not be made up, credited or refunded.

2. If a participant misses a private swim lesson and does not inform the
instructor at least 24 hours prior to the lesson, there will be no credits, or
make up lessons given. Private swim lessons are non-refundable.

3. If a participant withdraws (with approval) from a swim class at least 1
week (7 days) in advance of the start of class, he or she will receive a full
refund. A 50% refund will be granted to participants who withdraw (with
approval) after attending 2 classes or less. No refund will be granted to par-
ticipants who withdraw after the second class.

4. If a participant withdraws from a swim class for medical reasons he or
she will receive a YMCA credit or refund for the remaining classes if the
request is accompanied by a doctor’s note.




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Leon and Daniel                                          AQUATICS PROGRAMS POLICIES & PROCEDURES

Leon began his Shrimp/Kipper class when he was a
little more than 13 months old. He was really
frightened of the water having only experienced it
during our summer beach holiday. Now he loves it,
and sees water as a place to swim and play! His
favorite is jumping off the side of the pool into our
arms.




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Swim Lessons
1. The first day of each session is reserved for swim-testing and evaluations. All
appropriate changes will be made to ensure quality instruction for your child. If
you have any questions about your child’s swim level after the first day of class,
please contact Meghan Gough, Aquatics Director at (212) 912-2275.

2. Children will be moved up to the next level once all of the skills in the previ-
ous level have been completed. Many skills in certain levels depend on physical
development, strength and coordination. Please remember that each child is
unique and develops at his or her own pace and their progression through these
levels varies greatly.

3. NO street shoes are to be worn on our pool deck and that strollers do not come beyond
the locker room doors. Parents please remember that we are trying keep a clean and healthy
environment for your children and our participants.

4. For your child’s safety, to avoid distractions and so our participants may receive the very
best swim instruction, parents are invited to observe class during the first and last classes of
each session. On other class days, parents may drop off children and remain for 5 minutes,
then return 5 minutes before the end of class. Thank you for your understanding.

5. The Aquatics Department reserves the right to cancel and/or combine classes due to low
enrollment.


Pool Closures
Please see Membership Board located near our Free-Weight Room for notification of pool clo-
sures.




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Recreational Swim Policy




                                                                                              AQUATICS PROGRAMS POLICIES & PROCEDURES
•No street shoes allowed on the pool deck
•Everyone in the pool must wear a swim cap
•Children 8 years & under MUST be within arms reach of an adult (18 & over) in
the water
•Children 9 – 11 years Must have an adult on the pool deck or viewing area
•All non-swimmers must remain in the shallow area
•Any child wearing a flotation device must remain in the shallow area.
Backpacks/bubbles and lifejackets are provided as a flotation devise to non-
swimmers
•Infants and children who are not fully toilet trained must wear a swim diaper
•Inflatable rings, Inflatable Water Wings, balls or other large pool toys are not
allowed
•Instructional swim aids (kick boards/ barbells/ pull buoys/ noodles) are not
allowed

For more information, please contact Meghan Gough, Aquatics Director, at (212)
912-2275.


Pool Party/Rental Policy
(Sundays 3:15pm-6:00pm)
What better way to celebrate your child’s birthday than with a pool party! We offer exclu-
sive use of our pool with a certified lifeguard. Noodles, bubbles/backpacks and toys will
be available for your enjoyment. Your child and up to 20 participants will enjoy 1 hour in
the pool and 1 ½ hours in their very own YMCA private party room. Our caring, enthusias-
tic party coordinator will assist you in setting-up the room with decorations and escorting
participants between changing rooms and pool area. Please contact Meghan Gough,
Aquatics Director, at (212) 912-2275 for further information.

                                          Fees
                                    Family Member         Member       Program Member
Pool per hour                        $150                 $165          $175
Party Room per hour                  $60                  $70           $80
Special Birthday Party Rental:
                                  $200                    $225         $250
1 hour pool + 1 ½ hour party Room

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Family Aquatics

My Grown-up and Me Gym/Swim (ages 18 months - 3 years)
(January-June)
Tuesdays 10:15am-11am
This program is designed to encourage our younger age group to enjoy using
their bodies, learn to move correctly and develop self-confidence through
physical activity. The primary objective is to develop the child’s motor skills
in the gym and pool while singing songs and playing games. The child will
make new friends and learn key social skills. Activities are based on the
developmental abilities of the child. For more information, please contact
Kimberly Davis, Early Childhood Director, at (212) 912-2267.
* See My Grown-up and Me classes on page 10 and 11.


                 My Grown-up and Me Fees (non-refundable)
                     1 Class              2 Classes*       3 Classes*
Family Member        $50                  $60              $75
Youth Member   $85                        $105             $135
Program Member $125                       $155             $200


Parent/Child Swim Lessons: Shrimp/Kipper/Inia
(ages 6 months - 36 months)
(January - May)
Saturdays, 9:30am-10am
Sundays, 11am-11:30am
This 30-minute class is for children 6-36 months and their parents. The pri-
mary objective of the class is to get both parent/guardian and child comfort-
able in the water. The child will become aware of the differences between
moving through the water and on dry land, while the parent/guardian will
become aware how to teach the child to be safer in and around the water.
Classes are designed to allow the child to have fun in the water while the par-
ent/guardian guides him or her to learn aquatic skills. The child will become
exposed to songs and games that use basic movements in the water such as
kicking, arm strokes and breath control. All activities are based on the devel-
opment abilities of the child. For more information, please contact Meghan
Gough, Aquatics Director, at (212) 912-2275.

Fees
Member                                     $67
Program Member                             $125




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Pre-school Aquatics

Pre-school Swim Lessons (ages 3-5)
These 30 minute classes are the child’s first experiences in the pool without
parental assistance. The children are taught the basic skills that are the build-
ing blocks of swimming. They learn pool safety, stroke development, person-
al flotation (PFD’s) and boating safety. The classes are taught by caring YMCA
swimming instructors, classes are kept to a ratio of 1-6 so the instructors can
provide the participants with both group and individual attention.

Pikes & Eels - In this beginner class, children begin attending the classes with-
out parental assistance. Children will develop safe pool behavior, adjust to
water and develop independent swimming movements in the water. They are
also taught to flutter kick, float (front & back), put their faces in the water




                                                                                       AQUATICS PROGRAMS - FAMILY
and blow bubbles.

Rays - This advanced beginner class is held in water depth of 5 1/2 feet; at
this level children are reviewing skills, improving stroke skills, building
endurance and learning how to tread water property. Participants MUST be
comfortable in the water, show ability to put their face in the water and be
able to swim 5 yards without the assistance of the instructor.

                          Fees per 8-Week Session
Member                                $67
Program Member                        $125




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School-Age Swim Classes (ages 6-13)
The classes below run 45-50 minutes in length. Each skill level builds upon
the preceding level, with 8 levels covering all the strokes, swimming funda-
mental, techniques and safety skills. For further information, please contact
Meghan Gough, Aquatics Director, at 212-912-2275

Polliwog I – This is the beginning level for school-age children. This class
helps children to become acquainted with the water. They will learn the
basics of swimming, become more comfortable with their faces in the water,
proper breathing front & back floating, glides and flutter kicking.

Polliwog II – This is an advanced beginning level for school-age children. This
class helps the students learn front and back glides, flutter kicks, rotary arm
strokes with arm strokes and elementary backstroke.

Guppy – This is an intermediate beginner level for school-age children. The
children will continue to practice and build upon basic skills. They will be
introduced to lead up strokes, front and back stroke and the breaststroke
whip kick. The ability to tread water for 1 minute is required to attend this
class.

Minnow – This is a intermediate level for school-age children. The children
will continue to refine their lead up stroke. They are introduced to breast-
stroke pull and how to combine the whip kick and pull in unison. They will
also start to work on endurance and lap swimming.

Flying Fish - This is an advanced beginner class where students will work on
improving crawl stroke, elementary backstroke, back crawl stroke, and side-
stroke, with turns. They are introduced to the butterfly stroke and continue
to build endurance.

Shark / Porpoise - This the final level for advanced swimmers. Swimmers will
continue to work on form and endurance. They will learn basic rescue skills.
Once completed, participants will be confident swimmers.

Fees
Member                                  $77
Program Member                          $135




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Second Grade Swim
Is your child’s school is part of The YMCA’s 2nd Grade Swim Program? Second
Grade Swim works to build on student’s aquatic skills, while enhancing self-
confidence and well-being. Classes will run in eight-week cycles during the
academic year during school hours. The specific program hours will be
arranged between the participating schools and the YMCA, and will be based
on the availability of space and staff. For further information on this program
please contact Meghan Gough, Aquatics Director, at (212) 912-2275.

The 2nd Grade Swim program has five components:
1. Personal Safety: Students learn to be safety conscious in and around
water. The information forms the basis of accident prevention. Survival skills,
self-rescue and boating safety are taught.
2. Personal Growth: In learning new skills students build self-esteem. They
also learn the consequences of their choices in relation to water safety.




                                                                                      AQUATICS PROGRAMS - YOUTH
3. Stroke Development: Students are taught through stroke techniques.
Paddling skills, treading, floating, basic rescue skills and safety using lifejack-
ets are among those taught.
4. Water Games: Games are used to enhance skills learned. Retrieving
objects underwater and passing a ball are examples of what is taught.
5. Rescue: Students learn safety techniques – knowing when to yell for help,
being able to go to an adult for assistance, reaching and throwing assists.




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Adult Aquatics

Aqua Exercise
Mondays, 9am; Wednesdays & Fridays, 10:15am
An instructional class of aerobic movements performed in the water, to improve
body conditioning, cardiovascular fitness and flexibility. This program is FREE for
members.

Water Workout
Monday-Thursday, 8:05pm
A high energy, non-impact water aerobic class including strength training and
stretching. This program is FREE for members.

Lap Swim
Daily
During designated hours, our pool is available to you for Adult Lap Swim Time.
Please consult the Pool Schedule at our Customer Service Desk, or visit
www.ymcanyc.org/greenpoint for daily lap swim hours. For more information,
contact Meghan Gough, Aquatics Director, at (212) 912-2275.

Adult Private Swim Lessons
If you are a little anxious around the water or just want to improve your swimming
skills, a YMCA certified swim instructor can be just what you need to get comfort-
able in the water or help you achieve your swimming goals. Your swim instructor
will cater the lessons specifically to meet your needs and help you develop a life-
long interest in aquatics. For more information, contact Meghan Gough, Aquatics
Director, at (212) 912-2275.



                                       Fees
                                 1/2 hour lessons
                     1 lesson            5 lessons            10 lessons
Member          $25                $120                $230
Program Member $40                 $180                $345
             Semi-private: Two students with one instructor
                1 lesson           5 lessons           10 lessons
Member               $38                 $180                 $360
Program Member       $60                 $345                 $520




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Adult Swim Classes

Adult Beginner - Are you new to swimming, but feel comfortable in the water? Join
our Beginner learn-to-swim class. Participants will learn how to float and propel
themselves in the water. You will discover the enjoyment of learning something
new.

Adult Advanced Beginner - If you are able to swim and are comfortable in the
pool, then this is the class for you. This class is designed to help participants
improve their freestyle and backstroke as well as learn the breaststroke.

                         Fees per 8-Week Session
Member                                $77
Program Member                        $135




                                                                                    AQUATICS - ADULT




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ADULT PROGRAMS
Over 50 are FREE for YMCA Members. Program Members pay $65 per class
per eight-week session. Dates and times are subject to change; current
schedules are available at the Customer Service Center. To ensure the
safety of all our members, all personal trainers must be employed by the
YMCA. Outside/independent trainers are not permitted. Please consult with
a physician prior to beginning any physical activity program. For more infor-
mation, contact Aynsley Kirshenbaum, Healthy Lifestyles Director, at (212)
912-2277.

ATHLETIC CARDIO

Boot Camp
Tuesdays, 6:30pm
An efficient circuit training workout that challenges your entire body, uti-
lizing calisthenics such as pushups, jumping jacks, crunches and other body
weight exercises

Cardio Kickboxing
Mondays, 6:30pm; Sunday, 12pm
This high energy class combines muscle conditioning with kickboxing combi-
nations of punches and kicks in a variety of drills, exercises and self-defense
techniques.

Dance Aerobics
Thursdays, 7:30pm
An energizing workout that combines both high and low impact movements.
Modifications will be shown so participants can choose their own levels of
intensity and impact.

Punk Rope
Wednesdays, 7:30pm
Punk Rope combines the best of recess with the best of boot camp. It’s a
playful, but intense blend of creative calisthenics, group conditioning drills,
relay races, rope jumping, and upper body/core training.

CARDIO STRENGTH

Interval Training
Tuesdays, 7:30pm; Saturdays 11am
An explosive cross training workout combining step training with intervals of
strength and endurance training.

Total Body Conditioning
Mondays, 7:30; Wednesdays, 6:30pm; Saturdays, 11am
A full body workout designed to strengthen and tone the upper and lower
body using hand-held weights.


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ADULT PROGRAMS - GROUP EXERCISE




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MIND & BODY/FLEXIBILITY/CORE TRAINING

Mat Pilates
Sundays, 11am; Tuesdays, 10am and 8:30pm; Thursdays, 6:30pm; Fridays, 10am;
Saturdays, 12pm
Based on original Pilates techniques, this class is designed to restore muscle bal-
ance, improve posture, help prevent injury and build strength and flexibility. All
levels welcome.

Stretching
Sundays, 10am
Stretching is an essential component of fitness that is often neglected in preference
for developing other areas of fitness. This class uses a variety of stretching meth-
ods to gradually increase muscle strength and extend range of motion at the joints.
This may help prevent injury and improve performance of sports related activities.

Tai Chi, Beginner
Sundays, 1:15pm
An ancient form of mind and body exercise that uses purposeful, slow movements
in a form of meditation for relaxation, health and self-defense.

Tai Chi-Intermediate
Sundays, 2:15pm
An ancient form of mind and body exercise that uses purposeful, slow movements
in a form of meditation for relaxation, health and self-defense.

Yoga (Basic, Vinyasa, Kripalu)
Sundays 9am and 10am, Mondays 10am, 6:45pm and 7:45pm, Tuesdays 7am and
7:45pm, Wednesdays 7:30pm, Thursdays 7am, 10am and 7pm, Fridays 6pm
Saturdays 9am
A yoga class that integrates postures, breathing exercises, relaxation and medita-
tion to stretch, strengthen and condition. All levels welcome.




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AQUATIC EXERCISE
Aqua Exercise
Mondays, 9am; Wednesdays & Fridays, 10:15am
An instructional class of aerobic movements performed in the water, to improve
body conditioning, cardiovascular fitness and flexibility.

Water Workout
Monday-Thursday, 8:05pm
A high energy, non-impact water aerobic class including strength training and
stretching.

MARTIAL ARTS/SPORTS

Instructional Volleyball
Year-round
Mondays, 9pm-11pm
Learn the fundamentals of volleyball! This class offers instruction in skills and
drills and all aspects of the game. All levels welcome.

Shotokan Karate
Saturdays, 11am
Shotokan is one of the oldest styles of Karate in Japan-this rich traditional style
utilizes both hands and feet to defend yourself. We are a member of the
Shotokan Karate Federation and have regular testing and tournaments. Ages
18+.




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Massage Therapy
Massage therapy has been shown to contribute to a healthy body in a variety
of ways: improving circulation, reducing stress, improving sleep and facilitat-
ing relaxation. We offer hour long and 90 minute sessions with our licensed

                                Fees
                         1 hour                          90 minutes
               1 session    5 sessions          1 session     5 sessions
Member         $57          $275                $84           $410
Program Member $84          $410                $120          $575
massage therapist at a fraction of the price of any other massage provider!

Nutrition Counseling
Work one on one with our registered dietitian! Whether your diet needs a
complete overhaul or you just need some quick food tips, nutrition counseling
can be a great investment in your health. Our dietitian has vast experience,
including sports nutrition, eating disorders, weight loss, weight gain, meal
planning and eating within a budget.
Fees: Y Members, 1 session $57
Program Members: 1 session $84

Personal Training
Our certified personal trainers will help you meet your fitness goals! A train-
er can help establish a routine, teach you proper form and technique, aid you
in bursting through a plateau or give you that extra push to peak your fitness
level. New Members: 3 sessions for $90 (Must be purchased within first month
of membership.)
                                     Fees
                   1 session           5 sessions           10 sessions
Member             $47                 $225                 $420
Program Member $60                     $290                 $550

Personal Pilates
Private Pilates lessons are a wonderul way to improve your Pilates practice.
Take you core strength to the next level at a very affordable rate. Fee based,
see below. Sessions last one hour.

Personal Yoga
Private Pilates lessons are a wonderul way to get pose breakdown, ask ques-
tions and generally deepen your practice. We will help you meet your yoga
goals, whatever they may be. Sessions last one hour.
                                         Fees
                                 1 session           5 sessions
             Member              $57                 $275
             Program Member $84                      $410

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                                                                                      ADULT PROGRAMS - INDIVIDUAL
Y Personal Fitness Program
No matter the obstacles you face, the YMCA’s 12-week Y Personal Fitness pro-
gram is designed to support you in building a regular exercise routine by starting
slowly, setting realistic goals and figuring out what works best for you, together.
Through one-on-one meetings with your Y Personal Fitness Coach, we can help
make fitness a priority in your life — by making it enjoyable. We’re committed
to supporting you, and best of all, it’s all free with membership.




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                               Registration Schedule
Session   Dates        Registration, Members     Registration, Program Members
Session 1 1/3 - 2/27   12/11                     12/18
Session 2 2/28 - 5/1   2/12                      2/19
Session 3 5/2 - 6/26   4/16                      4/23


HOURS OF OPERATION
Our Customer Service Center is always open--24 hours a day, 7 days a week!

Cardio Center, Strength Training Room
  Monday – Sunday, 5am – 12am

Free-Weight Room, Gymnasium
  Monday – Friday, 6am – 12am
  Saturday, 8am – 9pm
  Sunday, 8am – 8pm

Swimming Pool
  Monday – Friday, 6am – 10pm
  Saturday, 8am – 7pm
  Sunday, 9am – 3:15pm

Locker Rooms close 30 minutes after Free Weight Room & Gym




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                                                    Holiday Hours

                                                                                               Cardio Room,
                      Group Exercise Free-Weight                                               Strength Training
                                                    Gymnasium       Swimming Pool Locker Rooms
                      Classes        Room                                                      Room, Customer
                                                                                               Service
                      Evening Classes                                          Closed at
    New Year’s Eve                    Closed at 7pm Closed at 7pm Open 6am-5pm                   Open
                      Canceled                                                 7:30pm
    New Year’s Day    Canceled        Open          Open            Closed         Open          Open
    Martin Luther
                      Open            Open          Open            Open           Open          Open
    King Jr. Day
    Presidents’ Day   Open            Open          Open            Open           Open          Open

    Easter            Canceled        Closed        Closed          Closed         Closed        Open

    Memorial Day      Canceled        Open          Open            Open           Open          Open
    Independence
                      Canceled        Open          Open            Open 8am-2pm Open            Open
    Day
    Labor Day         Canceled        Closed        Closed          Closed         Closed        Open
                                                                                   Closed at
    Thanksgiving Day Canceled         Closed at 2pm Closed at 2pm Closed                         Open
                                                                                   2:30pm
    Day After                                                       Open 10am-
                      Open            Open          Open                           Open          Open
    Thanksgiving                                                    10pm
                      Evening Classes Closed at     Closed at                      Closed at
    Christmas Eve                                                   Open 6am-5pm                 Open
                      Canceled        4:30pm        4:30pm                         5:30pm
    Christmas Day     Canceled        Closed        Closed          Closed         Closed        Open




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                                                   MEMBERSHIP + FACILITY INFO
Membership + Facility Info
AMENITIES

Over 50 Classes FREE for Members
Membership includes free access to over 50 fun, exciting and energizing
group exercise classes.

Cardio Center
Members have access to our Cardio Center, with 13 treadmills, 10 cross
trainers, 5 upright bikes, 4 recumbant bikes, 2 stairmasters, 2 summit
trainers, a rowing machine and an arc trainier.

Strength Training Room
Our sunny Strength Training Room, with machines to work every muscle
group of the body, is our newest addition to our facility.

Gymnasium
Enjoy basketball, volleyball and more. Please see our Customer Service
Desk or visit www.ymcanyc.org/greenpoint for our gym schedule and open
gym hours.

Free-Weight Room
Our free-weight room, pictured on opposite page, is a great place to work
with your personal trainer, buddy or on your own. We have free weights,
plate loaded equipment and selecorized pieces to meet any fitness goals.

Swimming Pool
Enjoy aquatic exercise classes, swim lessons, lap swim or free family swim
time.

Saunas
Suanas are located within our Men’s and Women’s Locker Rooms, a great
way to relax and eliminate toxins.

Locker Rooms
Men’s and Women’s Locker Rooms are conveniently located adjacent to
our swimming pool. Bring your own high-quality lock for day use.

24-Hour Customer Service
Our friendly and professional Customer Service Team is available to you in-
person or by phone 24-hours-a-day!

Free Child Watch
FREE for our members, you may leave your children (ages 2-10) with our
qualified staff. See page 10 for details.
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Rates and Methods of Payment
Our annual membership can be paid in full or in monthly drafts from either:
credit card, checking account or savings account. New members and renew-
ing members (renewal more than 30 days after cancellation) are required to
pay joiner’s fee.

Membership rates are subject to change. For current membership rates,
please call our Customer Service Center at (718) 389-3700 or (212) 912-2260.

Guest Pass




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The Greenpoint YMCA also offers 1-Day Passes for one-time visitors. Adults
(over 18) pay $15. Teens (11–17) pay $7 and youth (below 11) pay only $5 and
must be accompanied by adult.

                           2011 Membership Rates
Membership Type                   Joiner’s Fee         Monthly Dues**
Adult (18-64)                     $80                  $52
College Student (with valid ID)   $30                  $45
Senior Adult (65+)                $30                  $41
Family I ***                      $80                  $61
Family II****                     $80                  $89
Teen (12-17)                      -                    $19
Youth§ (11 or younger)            -                    -
City-Wide Adult                   $125                 $97
City-Wide College Student         $125                 $78
City-Wide Senior Adult (65+)      $125                 $78
City-Wide Family I ***            $125                 $114
City-Wide Family II ****          $125                 $172


§Annual fee for youth: $130
*Membership rates are subject to Change. For current Membership rates, please
call our 24-hour Customer Service Center at (718) 389-3700 or (212) 912-2260.
**Payable by credit card draft or bank draft only
***Includes one parent and all children 17 and under within one household
****Includes two parents and all children 17 and under within one household




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Membership + Facility Info
Freeze of Membership
Membership may be frozen for up to 3 months in a calendar year. Membership
ID card must be submitted to the Customer Service Center for the time of
freeze. When freezing a draft membership the following must apply:
• Membership is in good standing
• Freeze request form is completed a minimum of 2 weeks prior to the draft
date
• $5 freeze charge applies each month on the scheduled draft date
• The regular draft amount automatically resumes when the freeze period is
over

Members who paid in full will have their memberships extended for the time of
their absence. They are required to submit their Membership ID cards to the
Customer Service Center for the time of freeze.

Cancellation of Membership
All automatic draft memberships require a 15 days written cancellation notice.
If the membership was paid in full, the YMCA will refund the unused portion of
membership. Memberships are not transferable from person to person.

Our Check Policy
If your check or automatic draft is returned non-sufficient funds, it may be re-
presented electronically and you will be assessed a processing fee of $30.00 or
the maximum amount allowed by law. The writer is also responsible for all other
check recovery costs, including all attorney's fees, court costs, and taxes.

Credit/Refund Policy
Applications for credit or refund are available at the Customer Service Center.
Credits, which may be used toward limited YMCA programs or membership, are
valid for 1 year and are issued only for family emergency and medical reasons.
Refunds are given only in the event that the YMCA cancels a class or program.
All credits and refunds are subject to Executive Director and Department Head
approval. Refunds are made by check from YMCA of Greater New York
Association office within 60-90 days from date of approval. No credits or
refunds are given for any child care program for any reason, including early
childhood, after-school and day camp.

Group Membership Discount
Get your office mates to work out! To determine if your company has an exist-
ing group membership rate with the Greenpoint YMCA call 718-389-3700 or stop
by the Customer Service Center. To set up a new account have your Human
Resources/Benefits Manager call Emma Isles, Membership Director, at (212)
912-2264.


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Locker Room Policy
For your convenience, the YMCA offers men's and women’s locker rooms. We
are not responsible for personal belongings. Please use quality locks to pro-
tect your belongings. Members are asked to take their belongings with them
when they leave the facility. Any locker left locked after 12:30 am will be
clipped.

Membership I.D. Card Policy
To enter facility, all members are required to swipe their membership cards
through the machine at the Customer Service Center. Please report a lost




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membership card to the Customer Service Center. The fee for a replacement
card is $5.00. Visitors who use free guest passes must present their Photo ID
to Customer Service Staff. Staff will hold your card if there is any problem.

Cell Phones in Locker Room Policy
Many cell phones have the capability of taking photographs. We want to pro-
tect the privacy of our members, guests and children. Therefore, cell phone
use is prohibited in the locker room. Failure to comply could result in termi-
nation of membership/guest pass.

Gym Attire Policy
Appropriate gym attire--t-shirt, shorts or sweat pants and sneakers--must be
worn at all times. Sandals and open shoes are not permitted in the Fitness cen-
ter, Free Weight Room, and on Gym floor. Sneakers are required in the
Gymnasium. Shirts must be worn at all times. Bathing suits and caps are nec-
essary to use the pool. Failure to abide by facility rules and regulations may
lead to suspension or termination of membership privileges


Membership Bulletin Board
Keep an eye on our Membership Bulletin Board.
Located on our lower floor, near the Free-
Weight Room, this is where you’ll find current
information posted regarding schedule changes,
closures, policies, news, events and more!




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   Membership + Facility Info
           At the Greenpoint YMCA, we expect staff, members, guests and
          volunteers to behave in accordance with our mission and vales at
                                       all times,
                      respecting the right and dignity of others.

                 At the Greenpoint YMCA, we demonstrate Respect,
                       Responsibility, Caring and Honesty by:

                Speaking in respectful tones, refraining form the use of vul-
               gar or derogatory language; and dressing appropriately.

                 Resolving conflicts in a respectful, honest and caring man-
           ner; never resorting to physical contact or threatening gestures.

                 Respecting others by refraining from intimate behavior in
                 public; abstaining from contact of a sexual nature.

                 Respecting the property of others; never engaging in theft
                                   or destruction.

                 Creating a safe, caring environment; never carrying illegal
                                 firearms or devices.

                Participating in programs to build a healthy spirit, mind and
          body; never engaging in the use, sale, dispensing or possession of
           illegal drugs or narcotics, or of unsanctioned use of alcohol on
                                       premises.




Suggestion Box
We want to hear from you. Our Customer Service Team
is always ready to listen. But if you prefer, you may
utilize our Suggetion Box at any time. Our Suggestion
Box is located in our lobby. Please feel free to offer
your comments or ideas.




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GUEST ROOMS

Among the many people who stay in our guest rooms are travelers
from abroad. We are able to offer many of the accommodations of
more expensive hotels, but at the price of a hostel. Tourists are able
to visit New York City on a budget, while enjoying the many attrac-
tions right here in Greenpoint and Williamsburg and close proximity to
Manhattan.




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Greenpoint and Williamsburg, Brooklyn offer a variety of cultural
attractions. Visitors will find avenues lined with art galleries, bars
and restaurants, secondhand boutiques, and music venues like Warsaw
and Music Hall of Williamsburg—prime destinations for seeing up-and-
coming indie bands.

Stay with us and enjoy our friendly accommodations and diverse cul-
ture.

Amenities:
• Single and double rooms with shared bath facilities for men and
women
• Daily housekeeping service
• Air conditioning and TV in deluxe rooms
• State-of-the-art Cardio Center & Strength-Training Room
• Indoor swimming pool with saunas for men and women
• 24-hour security and safe deposit box


                               Guest Room Rates*
                # of Guests    Weekday Daily Weekend Weekly              Monthly
Economy Room 1                 $48             $49         $273          $980
Deluxe Room     1              $68             $69         $350          $1176
Deluxe Room     2              $79             $80         $413          $1372
Deluxe Room     3              $93             $94         $462          $1540
Deluxe Room     4              $100            $102        $511          $1680

 *Rates are subject to change. For current rates, please call our Customer Service Center
 at (718) 389-3700 or (212) 912-2260.



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GREENPOINT YMCA
99 Meserole Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11222
(718) 389 -3700
www.ymcanyc.org/greenpoint




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