Programs at Eastside

Active Older Adults
At the Eastside Family Branch, seniors stay active, get involved, and gain a sense of belonging. Whether it’s joining a social club, taking a class or participating in special events like senior camping, the Eastside Y provides seniors with opportunities to meet people and try new things. Designed for individuals 55 years and older, SilverSneakers and Water Fitness classes are offered, as well as variety of activities and outings. For more information, please contact Cyndi Henwood at 341-3041.

Aquatics programs at the Eastside Family Branch include parent-child, preschool and Active Older Adult classes along with swimming lessons for all ages and abilities. The Eastside Y also offers lifeguard, swim instructor, First Aid and CPR training. For more information, please contact Sean Anne at 341-4024.

Birthday Parties
Celebrate your child’s birthday at the Eastside Family YMCA! Sit back and relax as your child enjoys a memorable birthday celebration led by our trained party staff. Parties include location choice of the Adventure Center, Pool, Gym or Rock Wall; one hour of supervised activities, half hour party) held in our classroom. For more information, please call our birthday party hotline at 341-4040. Click here to view our party packet.

Child Care
The Eastside YMCA is pleased to offer child care programs for ages 6 weeks and up. Preschoolers enjoy a variety of enrichment opportunities including music and art classes. For more information on Child Care options at the Eastside YMCA, please click here.

Family Time
The Eastside Family YMCA is focusing on families with children ranging from infants to teens by featuring programming for every member of the family to enjoy. Special attention is being given to providing members with a full range of activities on weekends. The following program options and activity areas allow families to participate together or independently while at the YMCA:
Child Watch (ages 6 weeks - 5 years): Our Child Care staff will care for your infants and toddlers while you are using our facility. For more information, please contact Shannan Smith at 341-4040.
Tween Time (ages 5 -12): Tween Time gives your children more independence and freedom to let them choose what activities they participate in. For more information, please contact Cyndi Henwood  at 341-4040.
Family Nights: Bring your family and participate in various family activities, crafts, games, movie nights and more! For more information, please contact Shannan Smith at 341-4040.
Adventure Center (ages 5-12): This large indoor playground provides children with the ability to run, climb and play with their friends.  The Adventure Center is always open for Family Hours. Child watch is available certain hours. For more information, please contact Shannan Smith at 341-4040.
Tween Wellness Center (ages 6-12): This wellness area is designed especially for our tween members.  An orientation is available for those looking to exercise in the Tween Center safely. Drop-off Hours, Parent Supervised Hours and Family Hours available. For more information, please contact Cyndi Henwood at 341-3041.
Parents Night Out: Parents! Enjoy a relaxing night out while we take care of dinner and your children. For more information, please contact Shannan Smith at 341-4040.
Shop and Drop: Drop your children off at the Y so they can have some fun while you make the most of your time at the store. Space is limited. For more information, please contact Shannan Smith at 341-4040.

Health, Well-Being & Fitness
Whether you are new to health and fitness or have been active your entire life, the Y can help you move toward a healthier, happier and more balanced life. At the Eastside Y, you can examine nutrition, weight management, stress reduction, the role of community support and more. Our certified coaches and instructors can help you identify what's most important to you and how to achieve success.
Health, Well-Being & Fitness programs at the Eastside Family YMCA are geared toward all ages and all levels of activity including Youth, Teens, Adults, Seniors and Families. Programs include Wellness Programs, Group Exercise and Nutrition Counseling. We also have specialized staff members available to help you achieve your fitness goals, such as Personal Trainers and our Koko Personal Training System. Whatever your fitness goals are, the Eastside Y is here to support you every step of the way! For more information, please contact Maureen Burdick at 341-4039.
Sports Performance Center
The Eastside Y's Sports Performance Center is the YMCA of Greater Rochester's most comprehensive indoor training center, including field turf, speed lanes, olympic bars and racks, sport-specific training programs, and more! Classes include GRIT, Power and Performance and Power and Performance Advanced, Boxing for Sport and Fitness, and Kettlebell. For more information, please contact Nick Sirianni at 341-3082. 


Iddy Biddy Sports
The Eastside Y is committed to providing a fun, educational first sports experience for your child. Our Iddy Biddy Sports program introduces children ages 3-5 to the games, rules and fundamental skills of sports such as soccer, basketball and floor hockey.

Youth Sports
In our classes and leagues, children ages 6-12 will work on individual skill development, will learn how to work as a team and will be introduced to sport specific team strategies. We will provide an environment in which our athletes learn and understand the importance of positive competition, sportsmanship and healthy lifestyle choices.

Adult Sports
Adult Basketball
Co-Ed Volleyball

Rock Climbing
With emphasis on safety, we ask that anyone wishing to climb the wall take a 30-minute Safety Certification Class that teaches the basic safety measures of climbing. Upon successful demonstration of climbing skills and knowledge of climbing safety, climbers will then be able to climb during open climbs. Height restrictions may apply as participants must be able to safely fit into a climbing harness.

For more information, please contact Patrick Dugan at 341-4027.

Summer Camp
Camp Eastside is where fun and adventure await your child daily! Summer camp is one of the unique experiences in a child’s life that provides them the opportunity to make memories and friendships that will last a lifetime. This summer, Camp Eastside is offering a Traditional Day Camp experience with field trips, All Star Sports Camp, Specialty Sports Camps, Half Day Rockwall/Archery, Preschool Camps, and Aquatic Adventure Club. Our goal is to help each camper make friends, try new things, and enjoy summer vacation in a safe, caring, and fun place. Please click here to learn more!


Leaders Club: A program designed to provide teens (11-18 years) with the opportunity to engage in Y volunteer service projects. The majority of this program is designed by the teens; they develop their own volunteer opportunities at the Y and in the local community. Leaders Club also includes fundraising events to help sponsor group field trips, parties, and travel costs to Teen Leaders Rallies across the Northeastern United States.

Teen Night: Grades 7-9. Bring a friend or two! Teens will have the run of the facility after the Y closes to enjoy open swimming, gym games and activities in the Tween Center.

For more information, please contact Jennifer Houle at 341-4078.