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JULY 2011

Don’t forget to RSVP for this summer’s Uptown Wine Tasting Event on Wed. July 27!

Uptown Wine Tasting You are invited to join us at a special event this summer to benefit the McBurney YMCA. Please feel free to share this invite with all of your friends! Tolani Wine Restaurant 410 Amsterdam Avenue Between 79th & 80th Streets THE PRICE INCLUDES A WINE TASTING CLASS & UNLIMITED FOOD, WINE, AND BEER! WEDNESDAY, JULY 27, 2011 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Pay in advance: TIVWSRˆGSYTPI Pay at the door: $60/person Make a donation: Unable to attend? You can still support the Y’s programs and scholarship funds through a donation! Must RSVP by Wed., July 20:

Justine Carroll at 212.912.2311 or SPACE IS LIMITED Portion of the proceeds to benefit the McBurney YMCA. Part of the ticket price is tax deductible.

In order to help our lap swimmers enjoy the maximum number of lap lanes. The following days and times will be your best option. Enjoy the calm waters. MONDAY 5:30 - 7:00 am 7:00 - 8:30 am 8:30 - 10:00 am 6:30 - 7:00 pm 8:00 - 11:00 pm

7 lanes 5 lanes 7 lanes 5 lanes 5 lanes

TUESDAY 5:30 - 7:00 am 7:00 - 8:30 am 8:30 - 9:30 am 12:30 -1:00 pm 5:00 - 9:30 pm 9:30 -11:00 pm

7 lanes 5 lanes 7 lanes 5 lanes 5 lanes 7 lanes

WEDNESDAY 5:30 - 7:00 am 7:00 - 8:30 am 9:00 - 10:00 am 6:30 - 7:00 pm 7:30 - 9:00 pm 9:00 - 11:00 pm

7 lanes 5 lanes 5 lanes 5 lanes 4 lanes 5 lanes

THURSDAY 5:30 - 7:00 am 7:00 - 8:30 am 8:30 - 9:30 am 12:30 - 1:00 pm 5:00 - 8:00 pm 8:00 - 11:00 pm

7 lanes 5 lanes 7 lanes 5 lanes 5 lanes 4 lanes

FRIDAY 5:30 - 7:00 am 7:00 - 8:30 am 8:30 - 10:00 am 7:30 -11:00 pm

7 lanes 5 lanes 7 lanes 5 lanes

* At all other times there will be 1 to 3 lanes available for lap swimmers.

SATURDAY 8:00 - 9:00 am 4:00 - 8:00 pm

7 lanes 5 lanes

SUNDAY 8:00 - 11:00 am 11:00 - 1:00 pm 4:00 - 8:00 pm

7 lanes 5 lanes 5 lanes

July 2011 WHAT’S GOING ON? Don’t forget to visit us on the web for the most up-to-date information. You can also view our group fitness, pool and gym schedules, as well as our current program guide. VISIT: McBurney YMCA is on Facebook! Become a fan, get tips & stay up to date on all of our upcoming events.

Blood Pressure Screening Wed. July 6 | 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm FREE monthly screening

Breast Feeding Support Group Wed. July 6 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm La Leche League of Downtown Manhattan will be offering an evening meeting open to any woman interested in breastfeeding. The meeting will offer information and support for breast-feeding. Nursing mothers, pregnant women, family members, care-givers, and health care professionals are encouraged to attend. No need to be a member or to register - just drop on by. Babies and children are warmly welcomed as well! For more information contact Johana Teran at 212-9122316 or

Fit Mothers | Prenatal/Post Partum Program An exercise program designed for expectant mothers. Come learn exercises for pregnancy, labor and delivery, and postpartum recovery that have been researched and designed by medical professionals for the pregnant and postpartum woman. The exercises are performed with simple props, sitting and standing, and – as appropriate and comfortable – in quadruped, squatting, side-lying and child’s pose postures. For more information, please contact Sue Brown at 212-912-2323 or

Summer Basketball League Congratulations to “Max All-Stars” the team champions during our Winter/Spring Basketball League. Looking to get your game on this summer? Contact Alfred Rutherford, our Sports Coordinator, at 212-912-2319 or to get more information about our Basketball League this summer.

Get READY bodyART® Comes to McBurney! bodyART® is a functional, full body training system which incorporates movements from a variety of modalities. Performed in bare feet and using only body weight, this unique program takes you through stages of lengthening, strengthening, and cardio conditioning exercises, while focusing on the breath, and a cool down completes the session.

Author’s Discussion Wed. July 13 | 6:30pm Old, Gay and Fabulous by author Ken Sofronski.

This new class is INCLUDED in your membership and will be taught by Leslie Howitt on Mondays at 5:35 in Studio II. This is one class you will want to try!

City Seniors Social Club Wed. July 20 | 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm A monthly meeting for senior members to meet friends, old and new. Staff will be on hand to answer questions.

Uptown Wine Tasting Wed. July 27 | 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Join us for this great wine tasting that includes UNLIMITED food, wine, and beer! See full listing for more details.

Author’s Discussion DATE: Wed., July 13 at 6:30pm PLACE: Kuttner Room FEE: Free and open to all Old, Gay and Fabulous – Author Ken Sofronski was born in Philadelphia, made it to New York at the age of 18 and remained ever since. He started out primarily as an actor appearing in a number of off-off Broadway plays and his films include Julie & Julia, The Witches of Oz, Hard to Watch, and as one critic put it, “a memorable, if star killing cameo” in Martin Scorcese’s Mean Streets. Ken has written one play, two screenplays and Old, Gay and Fabulous is his first book.

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