Nancy S. Amalfitano, MS, Ed, Director, ext. 228 NAmalfitano@sfy.org
Carol Giancola, AA, Assistant Director, ext. 229 CGiancola@sfy.org
The Physical Education & Recreation Department is dedicated to the health, physical and social development of all members. Our pre-school, nursery and junior sports programs are designed to coordinate eye-hand, eye-foot, gross and fine motor and balance skills. Our adult and senior program is designed to keep those involved in shape and up-to-date on proper exercise and nutrition information.
Socialization, working at your own pace and having fun in a safe environment are the main goals of the department. Our staff is professionally trained to enhance the individual development of all who participate. We are proud to offer a well-rounded program for ALL AGES. You are never too old to exercise!
- PHYSICAL EDUCATION CONSULTATIONS
Our certified staff will come to you to supervise and teach programs geared to your clientele. We can add professional classes in exercise, fitness training, sports skills and recreational activities to your school, nursing home, business, club, etc!
- CPR & FIRST AID CERTIFICATION
The Physical Education & Recreation Department has staff that are Red Cross certified instructors in first aid, CPR, defibrillator and Epi pen (toddler/infant, community, professional rescuer, etc.). These courses will be offered throughout the year and can be done at the Y or at your site.
- LIFEGUARD & WSI CERTIFICATION
[at the Bay Terrace Center]
The Bay Terrace Center has staff that are Red Cross certified instructors in Lifeguarding and Water Safety Instruction. The courses will be offered throughout the year and can be done at the Bay Terrace Pool & Tennis Center or at your site. Please call Craig Lastres at 646-772-3784 for further information.
- PRE-SCHOOL NURSERY PROGRAMS
Ages: 5 & under
Time: Wednesday, 10:45-11:45 AM
Parent participation required. Pay as you come. No pre-registration-Sneakers are required.
Ages: 3-5 years
Time: Wednesday, 2:00-2:45 PM
- SFY SOCCER CLINIC
Ages: 5 years old and up
Time: Sundays 4:00-5:00 PM
SFY Soccer Clinic is a program that reinforces and teaches the skills and techniques of the game of soccer with an emphasis on fun.
Call Carol Giancola at (718) 225-6750 ext.229 for more information or to register.
- FAMILY FUN DAY HOLIDAY PROGRAMS
Ages 5 and under. If you are looking for a new and exciting program for you and your child, come join us for gym activities, arts & crafts and lunch. Pre-Registration Required. For further information, please call Carol at ext. 229.
PRIVATE ATHLETIC/SPORTS CLINICS
For groups of 10 or more we will design a clinic to meet your needs. Call Carol Giancola at extension 229 for more information.
- JCC MACCABI GAMES
Every summer, the Y participates in these "Jewish Olympics." We are always looking for Jewish athletes between the ages of 13-16 to join us for a variety of sports (volleyball, tennis, basketball, chess, golf, table tennis, etc.) in an experience that will last a lifetime. Call Nancy, ext. 228 for more information!
- CHILDREN'S BIRTHDAY PARTIES
For children of all ages-let the Y run your party. We can supply crafts, game activities or gymnastic/sport events, equipment and staff to supervise party and activities. Let us know what type of party you would like or call to just rent our space and you supervise the activities. Choose two hours on a Sunday and let the Y make your child's party a huge success.
Party Times Are
12 Noon-1:45 PM
For more information call Carol Giancola at 718-225-6750, ext.229 or Email: CGiancola@sfy.org
- WEDNESDAY NIGHT TEEN BASKETBALL LEAGUE
On Wednesday nights, from 7:00-9:30 PM, we are forming teams for an in-house basketball league. This special program is sponsored by the Robert Speisman Memorial Basketball Fund. Teens in grades 7-12 participate in an organized, skill-building basketball league. Loads of fun. For more information, please contact Carol Giancola, ext. 229.
- CO-ED ADULT PROGRAMS
Volleyball, Basketball, Senior Exercise, and Linedancing
NOTE: A medical release form is necessary before any individual can participate in any child, teen or adult exercise program. (Available in the Physical Education Department).
- OLDER ADULT EXERCISE
Monday (Yoga) 8:45-9:30 AM
(Arthritis) 11:00-11:50 AM
Tuesday (Fitness Fun) 10:30 - 11:00 AM
Wednesday (Aerobics) 9:00-9:45 AM
Thursday (Aerobics) 9:00-9:45 AM
Friday (Aerobics) 9:00-9:45 AM
Low-to-moderate impact exercise. Can be adapted to individual need by our skilled and certified instructors.
- Aerobics for Arthritis (PACE)
Thursday, 11:00-11:50 AM
Gentle exercises for every part of the body for people with arthritis to maintain joint range of motion and flexibility. This class is recommended by the Arthritis Foundation.
- Silver Sneakers
Monday 8:45-9:30 AM
Tuesday 8:00-8:45 AM & 1:00-2:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00-9:45 AM
Thursday 9:00-9:45 AM
Friday 9:00-9:45 AM
Chair assisted group exercise focuses on increasing muscular strength, endurance and range of movement to improve activities for daily living. Customized for adults 65 years or older and for individuals declared Medicare disabled. Sponsored by Oxford Medicare Advantage and Empire Blue Cross & Blue Shield. NEW PROGRAM
- SENIOR SWIM [at the Bay Terrace Center]
The senior swim program is a 3-day per week indoor swim program for seniors only. Open swim time is provided at the Bay Club on Bay Club Drive, Bayside, 9:00 AM -12:00 Noon on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, during the winter months. Please call Eileen at 718-423-6111 for further information.
- SILVERSNEAKERS SILVERSPLASH SWIM
Activate your aqua exercise urge for variety! SilverSplash offers LOTS of fun and shallow water moves to improve agility, flexibility and cardiovascular endurance. No swimming ability is required, and a special SilverSneakers kickboard is used to develop strength, balance and coordination.
- GYM SCHEDULE
(subject to change-please call ahead)
|| 8:00-10:30 AM
||35+ Adult Basketball League
|| 5:00-6:00 PM
||SFY Soccer Clinic
|| 7:00-9:00 PM
||Adult Basketball League
|| 8:00-10:00 PM
|| 7:00-8:00 PM
||Tween's Gym Time
|| 8:00-11:00 PM
||Adult Basketball League
|| 5:30-7:00 PM
|| 7:00-10:00 PM
||Speisman Teen Basketball League
|| 6:00-7:30 PM
|| Basketball Buddies/Soccer Stars
* Gym Parties minimum of Two-Hours, First Hour in Gym, Second Hour in Multi-Purpose Room.
10-Night Pass may be purchased at a discounted rate of $60 for non-members for volleyball.
Click here for stats, schedule, and other information on the current season.
Eight Regular Season Games, plus Play-offs
Games are played at 7:45pm, 8:45pm & 9:45pm on Tuesday & Thursday,
and 6:45pm, 7:45pm and 8:45pm on Sunday nights at the Samuel Field Y
Beginning on Tuesday, May 21, 2013
League fees are $750 per team for the season
Manager must indicate preference of schedule when they register.
Pre-Registration and Deposit are due NO LATER than May 14, 2013.
Maximum of 12 people, Minimum of 7 people per team. Roster must be in before the Season starts.
League fees include Referee fees, Uniform, and Trophy for Championship Team
Contact Robert Schwendel at RSchwendel21@gmail.com