Riverdale YM-YWHA

Parenting and Family Center

Each of our classes has a lead teacher and an assistant teacher. Our lead teachers are certified. All personnel are selected for their interest and commitment to working with young children and their families. The Riverdale Y is a community enterprise and we value positive and engaging relationships with parents who will continue their relationship with the Riverdale Y after their children leave the program.

Program Contact

Milissa Finkel
Director of Early Childhood
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mfinkel@riverdaley.org

 

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EARLY CHILDHOOD ENRICHMENT
The Y offers pre-school level enrichment classes timed for the end of our school day. Staff can escort your child from their classroom to after-school enrichment classes for a seamless transition.

KITAH L'KULANU (Ages 3–5)
The Y has created an after-school Jewish enrichment class introducing the Jewish holidays, basic Hebrew language, and Jewish traditions through song, stories and crafts.
Wednesdays 3:30 pm–6:15 PM 1/13–3/23 $260/$220
Wednesdays 3:30 pm–6:15 PM 3/30–6/15 $285/$240

SPORTS

Sports offerings introduce the fundamentals of sports while building strength, flexibility, and coordination in a safe, supportive, and fun environment. (See pages 10–11 for more details on children's sports classes.)

 

BASKETBALL (Pre-K/K)
Wednesdays 3:15 PM 1/13–3/23 $260/$220
Wednesdays 3:15 PM 3/30–6/15 $285/$240

 

CHILDREN'S SWIM (Ages 3–4; 30 minutes)
Winter Session
Sundays 11:00 am 1/10–3/20 Level 1–3 $280/$210
Sundays 11:30 am 1/10–3/20 Level 1–3 $280/$210
Mondays 3:30 pm 1/11–3/21 Level 1–3 $280/$210
Wednesdays 3:30 pm 1/13–3/23 Level 1–3 $280/$210
Spring Session
Sundays 11:00 am 4/3–6/5 Level 1–3 $200/$150
Sundays 11:30 am 4/3–6/5 Level 1–3 $200/$150
Mondays 3:30 pm 3/28–6/6 Level 1–3 $255/$190
Wednesdays 3:30 pm 3/30–6/8 Level 1–3 $280/$210

 

SPORTS SAMPLER (PRE-K)
Tuesdays 3:15 PM 1/12–3/22 $260/$220
Tuesdays 3:15 PM 3/29–6/14 $285/$240

 

SUPER SOCCER STARS
ages 2–3
Thursdays 2:30 PM 1/7–3/17 $300/$260
Thursdays 2:30 PM 3/31–6/16 $330/$285 

ages 3–4 & 4–5
Thursdays 3:15 PM 1/7–3/17 $300/$260
Thursdays 3:15 PM 3/31–6/16 $330/$285

 

TUMBLING & GYMNASTICS (PRE-K)
Mondays 3:15 PM 1/11–3/21 $235/$200
Mondays 3:15 PM 3/28–6/6 $235/$200

 

Beginner's Dance
Coordination, musicality, and strength are learned through creative imagery, storytelling, games, and basic ballet steps and positions.

 

Ages 3–4
TINY TUTUS PRE-BALLET
Tuesdays 3:30 PM–4:15 PM 10/13–6/7 $785/$675

 

TINY TAP/JAZZ
Thursdays 3:30 PM–4:15 PM 9/17–6/9 $850/$735

 

CREATIVE DANCE (Ages 4-5)
Sundays 10:00 am–10:45 am 9/20–6/5 $785/$675

 

EARLY CHILDHOOD SUMMER CAMP

 

CAMP KULANU ("All of Us") for Ages 2–5
Camp Kulanu is a vibrant and nurturing community housed in our dedicated early childhood space with the benefits of our community center environment. Children enjoy weekly themed activities, daily instructional swim, arts and crafts, outdoor playtime and trips, music enrichment, and end-of-week Shabbat celebrations.

 

Parent & INFANT/TODDLER PROGRAMS

 

CPR AND FIRST AID
The Y offers CPR and First Aid courses specifically designed for infants and toddlers. For more information, contact Felicha Bennett at fbennett@riverdaley.org.

 

FAMILY YOGA (PARENTS AND CHILDREN AGES 3–6)
This unique class combines yoga and play to get back in shape while strengthening the bond between parent and child. Experience flowing poses, challenging postures, and calming restorative time in a playful and safe environment. All levels welcome.
Sundays 10:30 AM 1/10–2/21
Sundays 9:30 AM 3/6–4/10
Session Rate: $125/$105 Drop-in Rate: $25/$20

 

INFANT/TODDLER SWIM
Instructors use age and skill-based activities to build water confidence as acquire rudimentary aquatic skills. (See pages 8–9 for all swim classes for infants to adults.)

 

Ages 6m–18m (30 minutes)
Winter Session
Sundays 9:00 am 1/10–3/20 $280/$210
Sundays 10:00 am 1/10–3/20 $280/$210
Mondays 3:30 pm 1/11–3/21 $280/$210
Spring Session
Sundays 9:00 am 4/3–6/5 $200/$150
Sundays 10:00 am 4/3–6/5 $200/$150
Mondays 3:30 pm 3/28–6/6 $255/$190

 

Ages 18m–36m (30 minutes)
Winter Session
Sundays 9:30 am 1/10–3/20 $280/$210
Sundays 10:30 am 1/10–3/20 $280/$210
Wednesdays 3:30 pm 1/13–3/23 $280/$210
Spring Session
Sundays 9:30 am 4/3–6/5 $200/$150
Sundays 10:30 am 4/3–6/5 $200/$150
Wednesdays 3:30 pm 3/30–6/8 $280/$210

 

NEW! PRE/POSTNATAL YOGA
Safe yoga exercise developed to encourage gentle stretching, mental centering, and focused breathing pre- and post-partum. (Refer to our group fitness schedule for the start date.)
Wednesdays 5:30 pm Free/$20

 

STAY & PLAY
Not yet two? There's a program for you! The Riverdale Y's Early Childhood Center invites you to crawl, climb, run & play in a safe indoor play space with developmentally and socially enriching activities, including Shabbat singing and ritual, for children 0–2 years old. Open to the community. Children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.
Fridays 9:00 AM–10:30 am 1/15-6/17 Drop-in Rate: $5

 

TODDLER DANCE JAM
Let’s dance! Bring your toddler (walkers–24 months) and move to music while enhancing your child’s physical, social, emotional, and cognitive development. Each class includes elements of Brain Dance, developmental movement, and relaxation.
Sundays 9:30 AM 1/10–2/21
Mondays 9:30 AM 3/7–4/11
Session Rate: $125/$105 Drop-in Rate: $25/$20

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Riverdale, NY 10471
(718) 548-8200

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