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May 2011 Dear YMCA Members & Friends, 2010 brought a great deal of transformation to our beloved YMCA. While our renovation project remained on hold for the duration of the year, there was a tremendous amount of activity happening behind the scenes to brighten our institution’s future.

In October, our three aquatics teams participated in our first Overnight Splash fundraiser which raised more than $60,000! And in the winter, we hosted more than 600 students from Greenwich Public Schools as they took the President’s Fitness Test right here at the Y!

First and foremost, at the writing of this letter, we are proud to report we have a balanced operating budget for 2011, thanks to significant cost reductions and modest revenue increases. This budget is the first step to completing the renovation at the Y. With a completed facility we can then substantially grow membership and enhance our programs by adding two new locker rooms, a warm water pool and valuable additional programmable space. With these enhancements, we believe we will be able to support a financially stable institution.

Our state-of-the-art Wellness Center is a hive of activity each and every day of the week. Our group wellness classes continue to grow with Zumba reigning supreme as the most popular offering. Our three aquatics teams continue to make headlines and our swim school is experiencing unprecedented growth. All in all, 2010 was a year that brought exceptional growth to our YMCA. We are grateful to have the dedicated support of our members, staff and friends and we look forward to a strong and positive 2011!

Construction was not our only focus during the year. In 2010, we also launched a totally new YMCA website. From a email alert system to a real-time member feedback loop, our new site is far more user-friendly and efficient. We also joined with Y’s across the globe and unveiled the friendlier, brighter new Y logo. In the spring, we hosted our annual Healthy Kids Day which brought more than 300 parents and kids to the Y for arts and crafts, swimming, face painting and fun. In the summer, we opened our building for all ages to come take the President’s Fitness Test as part of our All American Fun & Fit Challenge. In the fall, we hosted our 16th Annual Golf Outing at the Tamarack Country Club. Generously supported by Jim Ferraro in memory of his late father Lou, the outing raised more than $100,000 to support operations at our Y!

We are grateful to have the dedicated support of our members, staff and friends and we look forward to a strong and positive 2011! Sincerely,

Jeffrey G. Dishner Chairman of the Board

Charlie Leigh Interim CEO

A big thank you to our generous donors! Our work in the community would not be possible without you! GIVING LEVELS CHAIRMAN’S CIRCLE $5,000 +





PATRON All other contributions


2010 DONORS CHAIRMAN’S CIRCLE Sutherland Palmer Trust Wachovia Bank, N.A. Matthew Singleton The Active Network, Inc. Paul Ghaffari Mario Gabelli Mr. & Mrs. Paul Tramontano Anonymous Jeffrey Dishner Richard D. Donchian Foundation ABILIS Greenwich School Age Child Care Air Conservation Trust, Inc. Four T’s Foundation Peter and Nancy Allatt Family Foundation II Drake Darrin General Atlantic Service Company, LLC Mr. & Mrs. Theordore Breck Kirsten Dzialga Bob Dahl Hopper & Staplefield, LLC Monty Yort Kevin McDonald Marcia Hamilton Cliff Asness Grossman Roth, P.A. Lorber Charitable Fund RBS Greenwich Capital Daniel Tapiero The Per & Astrid Heidenreich Family Foundation Weitz & Luxenberg Amr Zahid PRESIDENT’S CIRCLE Tony Fagella Cooney and Conway Kelley & Ferraro LLP Thomas Sulger The Ferraro Law Firm, P.A. Whitman Breed Abbott & Morgan, LLC Luella Ferraro Chip Pace

Brian Finneran Lori Ferrell Kaufman, Rossin & Co. VERITEXT Oldtimers Athletic Association The Varshisky Family Coastal Construction Group Goldman Sachs Philanthropy Fund Jean and David Wallace Foundation Jeffrey & Martha Gendell Fund Nestle’ Waters North America Sempra Energy Trading Corporation The Redwoods Group Foundation, Inc. Scott Williams PLATINUM PATRON Storr Family Foundation MarineMax Inc. Starwood Capital Group The LeCamp Family Retired Mens Association Joseph Profaci John Esposito Anthony D’Ascoli Theo Mantzikos, D.M.D. Merrill Lynch & Co. Foundation, Inc. Debra Olesen Mary Robinson Isa Goldberg Christopher Griffin Jared Madfes Ryan Miele Alyssa Mule Griffin Walker Chizu Mendoza Lori Konolige Mr. & Mrs. Bill Smith Kurt Alexander Richard Radcliffe Alan & Katherine Stroock Fund Annie Bingle A. Richard Caputo

Andy Chisholm David Daigle David Darst Donna De Varona Duggan Insurance Services, Inc Randy Fiorenza Frank Gilbride Deborah Good Kristy Harteveldt Kevin Hoffman Beth Moore Peter Nussbaum Christopher Semenuk Andrew Taylor The Goergen Foundation Inc. Trust Company of Connecticut Alan Weeden John Wilson The Wolf-Rosengarten Family Nabil Yacoub GOLD PATRON Stop & Shop General Electric Company Dan Ozizmir USB Employee Giving Programs The Pang Family Steven Gordon Annette Osband The Kerwin Family Timothy Wagner Jack Alexander Glenn Brogan Chris Combe Elizabeth Conway Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation Mark Dewing-Hommes Jewish Communal Fund Daniel Jurkowitz Eric Knorr J. Andrew McEntire MFS Investment Management & Subsidiaries Old Greenwich Lions Club Richard Quigley Todd A. Stuart Foundation

Alison Troy Jane Weitzman Michael Zim SILVER PATRON Paulina Gerner The King Family Franklyn Lohr Scott Brown Andres Ruh John Moore Harry Peden, III Martin Cass IBM Employee Services Center Steve Tart Jonathan Wells Thomas Carroll David Barrett Kenneth Bartels Gregory Berzolla Arthur Blackman Richard Brauer William Clemens Bruce Cook Crumbine Family Fund Elizabeth Elser Doolittle Charitable Trusts Tate Elliott Katherine Feldmann Douglas Floren Howard Haggerty Livingston Howard Kurt Jomo Marion Partners, LLC Sarah McGill Northeast Greenwich Association, Inc.

Lisa Oswald Roger Paradiso Pawny Foundation, Inc. Richard SantaRosa Jeffrey Eric Shulman Sean Wallace

BRONZE PATRON The Langley Family Dale Lucian Sean Burston Barbara Campbell J. M. Campbell DBI Development Eastside-Westside Realty Associates Leonard Eisen Brooke Feder Jennifer Frascella Stephen Grimm Christine Kim Peter Knudsen Susan Levinson Charlotte Lima Robert Santangelo John Vecsey YMCA of Wilton Retail Brand Alliance, Inc. Robert Flippin Knudsen Realty, LLC John Moffly Betty Newmark James Steen David Thompson The Uhl Family Mr. & Mrs. Charles Leigh Lauren Russell Wayne Cooper Dorothy Ramsey Bryan Tunney The Hodzic Family Betsy Culeman Wear Culvahouse Rebecca Fretty Susan Inglese Meila Lin Jonathan Mark Lorin Pratley Sandy Waters Theodore Herman Joan Stewart Jamie Krill John Krill Karen Beam Gabrielle Beechert

Edward Benison Mario Bonaparte Marybeth Brown Helen Cabrera Marlyn Cassone Gregory Cuneo EJ Lance Management Associates, Inc. Susan Feeley Henry Gasiorowski William Grad John Griswold Dan Hicks Douglas Jamieson Jeremy Kaye Kurt Kendall Lynne Kenney Eric Kreuter Aidan Kriskey Gary Leidich Susan Marcus Vincent McCarthy, Sr. Joyce Nathan Doris Ohlsen Sharon Otsuka Palm Bay International, Inc. Mediha Qureshi Jacob Rosengarten Sanjay Santhanam R. Sheldon Scherer Lori Shapero Patricia Smith Patricia Swigart Stephan Todorovic Eva Ullamnn Joanna Welliver Katie Wootton Steve Zambito PATRON James Hopper Darius Asgari Pierrette Wagner Michael Bushell United Way of New York City Stephanie Edwards John Blessington

Elizabeth Burnett R. J. Caporizzo Carl Caputo Candee Chusid Shannon Daine Mariana Gomez-delcampo James Gussis Jennifer Hake Will Healy Ryan Heinzerling Ted Hodge Eden Jezierski Stephen Katz Eden Kaufman Elissa Klapper Caleigh Kupersmith Ronald Lowe Lily Marrone Jessica Marzullo Maria Mata Abigail McCarthy Edward Mendelsohn Lawrence Rebak Eli Rosmarin Emilia Schiro Sydney Schrenker The Sculti Family Leon Sculti Sanjit Shah Silver Lake Wines & Liquors Victoria Snyder Bart Swenson Warren White Tania Wieck Yardis Brothers, Inc. Melinda Pecora James McKinnell Rosanna Mini Nicki Wallhofer Diana Buzzeo Sue Baker Cameron Boyd Angela Buzzeo Mary Campbell Linda Chang Monica Collins Joan Cuddihy

Malcolm Dixon Patricia Goldstick David Hirsch Melissa Jordan John Kavanagh Edwin McCormack Richard McManus Shinsei International Ltd. Dawn Sinelli Mita Spilo Charles Standard Anthony Weiner Colin Ambrose Susan Asselin Maritza Bella-Reiss William Burke Jamie Feeley Tina Grabowski Evelyn Herchold Frank Maranelli Thomas Mills David Nishida Arlene Olesen Emily Philippides Ty Telhiard Gabriel Toro Frank Usowski Alexandra Vonatsos Marcus Zavattaro Helen Chusid Leila Stonewood GoodSearch Dawn Frattaroli C. J. Ginsberg David Handwerger John Margenot Kathleen Massi David McKee Alice Neal Mark Radzin Jackie McNeill Mamie Page Steve Reilley Kim Higgs Jesse Rathbun


YOUTH DEVELOPMENT We believe that children and teens deserve to have support from the entire community as they seek to reach their own personal best. Here at the Y, we are helping them gain the confidence and character they’ll need throughout their lives by providing exciting programming and healthy living initiatives.

2010 HIGHLIGHTS We helped dozens of kids gain confidence and have fun in our successful youth programs like fencing, t-ball, basketball, golf and musical munchkins. We provided hundreds of youngsters with a safe and nurturing environment at our childcare and child watch facilities helping them learn, grow and have fun. We helped more than 600 fourth graders in town gauge their own physical fitness by administering the President’s Physical Fitness Test – at no charge to their families or the district.

HEALTHY LIVING HEALTHY LIVING As a Y, we believe healthy living involves much more than working out. By providing a warm, close-knit community of friends and peers, we believe we enhance the traditional gym experience giving our members a true community center where everyone is welcome.

2010 HIGHLIGHTS In August, we unveiled a new and improved spin studio with 17 brand new, state-of-the-art spin bikes. Our group wellness classes, like Zumba and Body Barre, continued to thrive, attracting new members, young and old. Our top notch personal trainers helped dozens reach and surpass their personal fitness goals! In the summer, we opened our doors to the entire community to challenge themselves and gauge their own physical fitness by taking the President’s Physical Fitness Test right here at the Y.


MARLINS SWIM TEAM The YMCA of Greenwich Marlins Swim Team is a United States Swimming and Y year-round program designed for swimmers ages 6 and up of all abilities, from beginner through nationally competitive levels. The Marlins Swim Team provides children and families with opportunities to experience competitive swimming a fun, safe and supportive environment with a highly experienced and accomplished coaching staff.


43 CT Age Group Championship Qualifiers 17 CT Senior Championship Qualifiers 4 State Champion Relays 6th Place Team Finish in State 62 New England YMCA Championship Qualifiers Eastern Zone Championships 5 Short Course Qualifiers 10 Long Course Qualifiers 7 YMCA National Championship Qualifiers

MARLINS SWIM SCHOOL Our Marlins Swim School is one of the strongest draws to the Y. We believe swimming is a vital life safety skill and we strive to instill both a love and respect for the water in all of our students. Our learn-to-swim program helps students of all ages learn the fundamentals in a safe and

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2010 HIGHLIGHTS Our swim school is so popular in fact that we saw unprecedented growth in 2010, with enrollment booming more than 60% from last year!

MARLINS DIVING CLUB The YMCA of Greenwich Marlins Diving


Club offers personalized instruction in the sport from the beginner level to the senior

10 AAU National Qualifiers

competitive level. Our program embraces the

6 USA Diving Speedo National Qualifiers

power of positive reinforcement in a safe, fun

2 USA Diving Age Group Qualifiers

and competitive environment that provides opportunities for all levels to compete at the

11 USA Diving East National Finalists 3 AAU National Championship Finalists

local, regional and national levels. 5 YMCA National Finalists 2 YMCA National Champions

GREENWICH AQUATICS WATER POLO The YMCA of Greenwich Water Polo Program is a year-round program that operates in conjunction with USA Water Polo, the United States Olympic National Governing Body, and employs the latest instructional and training techniques used by the USA National Teams. Beginners to advanced competitors are welcome in the program. Since the program started 3 years ago, we’ve grown to support 150 athletes annually – ages 5 to 55!

2010 HIGHLIGHTS 41 Players selected for the Northeast Zone Teams 11 Players selected for the USA National Training Teams 1 Player selected for the USA National Junior Women’s Team 6 Teams participated in teh National Junior Olympics Our 12U boys and 18U girls JO teams have dominated all teams they faced in the East 16U Girls Team placed first in the gold division This year all our JO teams, except one, qualified as the #1 team in the zone Proposed and launched the first high school water polo team at the Brunswick School in its 107 year history


SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY A core principle of the Y is a dedication to social responsibility. In 2010, we continued that commitment by supporting our friends and neighbors in a variety of ways.

2010 HIGHLIGHTS We supported those with developmental disabilities at ABILIS by providing them a safe, fun place to get physical activity and gain confidence. We stood by our military, providing hundreds of hours of access to our pool and gym to those training for the U.S. Navy SEALS program . We continue to provide thousands of dollars in financial assistance to those in our community who need support to participate in our Y programming or use our excellent childcare services. We help make our community safer by providing CPR, Red Cross, lifeguard and babysitting training throughout the year.

YEAR IN REVIEW JUNE All American Fun & Fit Challenge

JANUARY Annual Campaign

In January, we kicked off our 2010 Annual Campaign with a bang courtesy of a one-time contribution of $308,000 to support the Y. In total, the 2010 Annual Campaign brought in more than XXXX.

In June, we opened our doors for the inaugural All American Fun & Fit Challenge. Modeled after the Presidential Fitness Test, the AAFF put participants through the gauntlet; a series of physical challenges to test strength, speed, endurance and stamina. We also leveraged our existing partnership with the U.S. Navy SEALS to offer the SEALS physical fitness test to those over the age of 16. The SEALS test included swimming, running, sit-up’s, pull-up’s and push-up’s. In June, we became the first YMCA in the country to offer its own version of the Presidential Fitness Test.



Healthy Kids Day

Stewie the Duck

In April, we hosted our annual Healthy Kids Day. Hundreds of kids and families came to the Y to swim in our pool, have their faces painted, jump on our Bouncy Castle and play with their friends. The Greenwich Fire Department and EMS also joined in on the fun letting kids explore the trucks and learn more about how they help keep the town safe. The Y hosts the free event each year to welcome current members and the community at-large to experience the facility in a fun, family-friendly setting.


Also in April, nearly 70 Zumba enthusiasts danced away for more than 6 hours in our gymnasium for the first Zumbathon. Participants raised more than $6,000 to support Group Wellness programs at the Y.

In July, the Y welcomed Mr. & Mrs. Stew Leonard, Jr. and Stewie the Duck for an important lesson water safety in the Y’s natatorium. Stewie joined Mr. & Mrs. Leonard reading from the nationally renowned book “Stewie the Duck Learns to Swim.” Stewie also helped teach the kids a special song about water safety.

AUGUST New Spin Studio


In August, the YMCA hosted a ribbon cutting on its newly revamped spin studio featuring 17 brand new, state-of-the-art spin bikes. The bikes were purchased with the help of the generous support of our members and friends – including a $12,000 grant from the ABILIS Community Foundation. ABILIS is a non-profit community organization that supports the needs of people of all ages with developmental disabilities and many ABILIS clients participate in spinning programs at the Y.

Overnight Splash

In October, all three aquatics teams participated in the first-ever Overnight Splash fundraiser. The kids raised more than $60,000 to support the Y. As a reward, the kids were invited to stayed at the Y until the wee hours of the morning swimming, playing games and dunking their coaches and lifeguards in the dunk tank!


SEPTEMBER 16th Annual Golf Outing

In September, the Y hosted its 16 annual golf outing. Generously sponsored by Jim Ferraro in memory of his father and longtime YMCA member, Lou, the outing raised more than $100,000 to support the Y. Despite the heavy rains at this year’s outing, golfers had fun and enjoyed cocktails, dinner and a live and silent auction at the Tamarack Country Club. This year’s outing also paid a special tribute to the Old Timers Athletic Association of Greenwich for their years of commitment to athletics and the development of good sportsmanship in town. th

President’s Fitness Test

In December, with the support of the President’s Council on Physical Fitness, we launched an unprecedented partnership with the Greenwich Public Schools. Throughout the month of December, we administered the President’s Fitness Test to more than 600 fourth graders from 10 of the 11 public schools in town giving students the chance to check their physical fitness against the standards set by the President’s Council. The test included six events: the Shuttle Run, Pull-Up’s/Flexed Arm Hang, Sit-Up’s/Curl-Up’s, Push-Up’s, Pacer Test and the Sit & Reach. It was all done at no cost to Greenwich Public Schools or the participating students and their families.


Youth 705

Student 199 Adult 849

Senior 216




Youth Program Wellness ChildCare Aquatics Membership

$96,468 $185,325 $1,142,620 $1,165,415 Family $2,405,937 926

$137,951 $122,248 $1,259,133 $973,371 $1,983,972

Total Revenue





Senior Student Other 199 323 290

Youth 705 Adult 849 Family 3,624

Net Operating (Loss) Development Net Surplus After Development Other Revenue & Expense Net (Loss) / Income


($926,644) $994,666

($1,758,915) $3,804,200

$68,022 ($1,890,162) ($1,822,140)

$2,045,285 ($1,290,183) $755,102



Chairman of the Board Jeffrey Dishner

Charlie Leigh Interim Chief Executive Officer | ext. 204

Vice Chairman Sandy Waters

Dale Lucian Interim Chief Operating Officer | ext. 521

Vice Chairman Marcus Zavattaro


Treasurer Monty Yort Secretary Jonathan Wells Directors Essa Audi Ted Breck James Cabrera Brad Cohen Anthony D’Ascoli Mindi Dudley Kirsten Dzialga Tony Fagella Brian Finneran Lori Konolige Jonathan Mark Kathleen Smith Francine Tramontano Charles Tyler Scott Williams

Aquatics Jonathan Mayer Director of Aquatics | ext. 301 Tim Regan Marlins Swim School Head Coach | ext. 208

Stephanie Edwards Member Relations Manager | ext. 529

Dylan Korn Marlins Diving Club Coach | ext. 305

Angela Rende Membership Coordinator | ext. 283

Kim Tierney Wang Senior Manager of Water Polo Operations | ext. 302

Pam Confalone Membership Relations Associate | ext. 525

Connie Wu Marlins Swim Team Head Junior Coach | ext. 303

Membership Services Agents Robert Kalinski Frank Rota Lucy Walkup Philip Brigante Jennafer Pasquarelli

Jeremy Cochran Marlins Swim Team Head Novice Coach | ext. 304

Early Childhood Education

Bill Smith Greenwich Aquatics Water Polo Team Head Coach

Maryann O’Rourke Interim Childcare Director | 203.869.3381

Community RELATIONS Rachel Reese Director of Community Relations | ext. 206 Kelly Walters Marketing & Design Associate | ext. 202

finance Elizabeth Hota Accounting Manager | ext. 526

Nick Baker Senior Aquatics Advisor

Wellness & fitness Darcy Ramsey Group Wellness & Personal Training Manager | ext. 213 Phil Brigante Associate Director of Youth Sports & Wellness | ext. 210 Gino Caropreso Head Personal Trainer | ext. 282 Betsy Culeman Manager of Adult Aquatics | ext. 306

Ymca OF Greenwich 50 East Putnam Avenue Greenwich, CT 06830 T 203.869.1630 F 203.869.7252

2010 Annual Report  

2010 Annual Report

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