Programs at Southeast
Active Older Adults
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 Southeast Y provides seniors with opportunities to meet people and try new things. Designed for individuals 55 years of age and older, Silver Sneakers and Water Fitness classes are offered, as well as variety of activities and outings. For more information, please contact Tracy Battaglia at 341-3115.
Aquatics programs at the Southeast Y include parent-child, preschool, and Active Older Adult classes along with swimming lessons for all ages and abilities. The Southeast Y also offers a youth competitive swim team program as well as lifeguard, swim instructor, First Aid, and CPR training. For more information, please contact Terri Beneway at 341-3238.
Lifeguarding/CPR/First Aid Training: Lifeguarding, CPR, and First Aid courses are taught by trained instructors and open to everyone 15 years of age or older on or before the final day of the course. CLICK HERE for upcoming dates and information, or contact Terri Beneway at 341-3238.
Sharks Competitive Swim Team: Coaches work to perfect strokes, starts, turns, finishes, and perform extensive work on endurance. Competitive swim meets are held with other YMCA teams on Saturdays during the fall and winter months. For more information, please contact Terri Beneway at 341-3238.
Sand Sharks Swim Team: This is a non-competitive swim team focusing on stroke development, endurance, and team building. It is ideal for both swimmers who want to transition to the Sharks Swim Team, or for those who want to work hard at improving their swim skills without the commitment of a competitive program. Open to all swimmers ages 6-18 years. For more information, contact Terri Beneway at 341-3238.
Rochester Dolphins Synchronized Swim Team: Girls 8-18 compete in various age groups, swimming solos, duets, trios, and team performances. Practices take place at both the Southeast Y and the Harley School. The team competes in meets located in Buffalo, Oswego, New Jersey, and Connecticut. For more information, please email Head Coach Elaine Morgillo.
Celebrate your child's birthday at the Southeast Family YMCA or Camp Arrowhead! Sit back and relax as your child enjoys a memorable birthday celebration led by our trained party staff. Parties include all paper products, a YMCA t-shirt and a staff host. For more information or to book a party, please email us or call (585) 341-3291.
For more information on child care options at the Southeast Family YMCA, please click here.
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For more information, please contact Maggie Frasca at 341-3049.
Health, Well-Being and 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 Southeast 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 is most important to you and how to achieve success.
Our Health, Well-Being and Fitness programs are geared toward all ages and all levels of activity including youth, teens, adults, seniors, and families. Programs include Wellness Programs, Group Exercise, Nutrition Counseling, and Massage Therapy. We also have specialized staff members available to help you achieve your fitness goals, such as Personal Trainers. Whatever your fitness goals are, we are here to support you every step of the way! For more information, please contact Ryan McLean at-341-3263.
Iddy Biddy Sports (3-5 years old)
The Southeast Y is committed to providing a fun, educational first sports experience for your child. Our Iddy Biddy Sports program introduces children to the games, rules, and fundamental skills for a variety of popular sports. Our programs also concentrate on teaching sportsmanship, positive competition, and building positive relationships between participants. The Y core values (Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility) and nutrition are discussed at every class with time provided for parents to interact with their children.
Leaders Club: The Teen Leaders Club is a unique program designed to provide teens (grades 9-12) with the opportunity to engage in Y volunteer service projects. Throughout the Northeast region of the country, teens attend numerous rallies where the focus is on character development and leadership skills. Learning about the community, meeting new people, helping others, and growing personally are the cornerstones of the Southeast Family YMCA Teen Leaders Club.
Jr. Leaders Club: Junior Leaders Club is a brand new program designed for students in grades 6-8. Junior leaders may serve as a volunteer at the Y, attend the Upstate New York Teen Rally in May at YMCA Camp Gorham, attend social leadership development events, and will develop teamwork skills and clarify values through fun games and activities.
Volunteer Internship Program: This program offers an opportunity for teens between the ages of 12-15 to volunteer in a specific department of the Southeast Family YMCA. Participants (V.I.P.s) get to pick the YMCA department in which they would like to volunteer, shadow a staff person and actively use what they learn with hands-on experiences. Registration for summer 2016 is open now.
Tween Activities Group: Get the most out of your child's youth membership. Sign them in to T.A.G. and they will be allowed to use the Adventure Center, shoot baskets in the gym, swim, or play in the Prime Time room. All activity areas will be supervised by T.A.G. staff. Swimming is available on Wednesdays 6:30-7:30pm. T.A.G. is a member benefit program.
For more information, please contact Dan Hoock at 341-3294.