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Oct
3
Tue
Youth Sports Lecture: The Dangers of Sports Specialization
Oct 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Orthopaedic and Neurosurgery Specialists (ONS) Sports Medicine Specialist Dr. Marc Kowalsky will discuss strategies to protect young athletes from burnout and season-ending injuries that may affect them well into adulthood. There is no cost to attend a lecture but reservations are required. Please RSVP by emailing balfredo@onsmd.com or jvansciver@dairen-ymca.org.

Oct
10
Tue
Youth Sports Lecture: The Healthy Athlete
Oct 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Orthopaedic and Neurosurgery Specialists (ONS) Sports Medicine Specialist Dr. Demetris Delos will outline the nutritional and sleep requirements for competitive student athletes of all ages and the dangerous growth in performance-enhancing substance abuse among youth.There is no cost to attend a lecture but reservations are required.
Please RSVP by emailing balfredo@onsmd.com or jvansciver@dairen-ymca.org.

Oct
15
Sun
Ride for revive
Oct 15 @ 9:15 am – 12:45 pm

Sunday, October 15  |  9:15 – 12:45 pm
with Melissa O’Brien, Beverly Wagner, and Keri Harden

Spin your heart out to benefit our cancer wellness program.

Standard
Participants can purchase 1, 2, or 3 rides
Members: $25 per ride
Non-members: $35 per ride

Competition Level
Participants can opt-in to be part of our spin-a-thon competition. Participants are required to complete all 3 rides.
Members: $35 per ride
Non-members: $45 per ride

Ride times:
1st ride: 9:15 – 10:15 am – Keri
2nd ride: 10:30 – 11:30 am – Beverly
3rd ride: 11:45 am – 12:45 pm – Melissa

Raffle Prizes: For each ride, you complete you earn a raffle ticket to win a great prize: a free massage (standard level) or a 6-month membership (competition level).

Register online or in person at the front desk.

Oct
17
Tue
Youth Sports Lecture: Is it a Concussion?
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Orthopaedic and Neurosurgery Specialists (ONS)Neurosurgeon Dr. Scott Simon will discuss the signs and treatments for the concussed athlete. ONS Athletic Trainer Pete Falla will join the discussion and outline concussion assessment tests and ways for student athletes to avoid sitting out the rest of the game.
Please RSVP by emailing balfredo@onsmd.com or jvansciver@dairen-ymca.org.

Oct
24
Tue
Youth Sports Lecture: Women’s Sports Medicine: Understanding the role gender plays in sports injury”
Oct 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Orthopaedic and Neurosurgery Specialists (ONS), Dr. Katherin Vadasdi, MD, Director of the ONS Women’s Sports Medicine Center will go in-depth on gender roles and sports injuries. Alicia Hirscht, PT, Director of ONS Physical Therapy/Stamford will be on hand to demonstrate injury prevention exercises.
Please RSVP by emailing balfredo@onsmd.com or jvansciver@dairen-ymca.org.