New YMCA is a Much-Anticipated Addition to the Community

March 2014- Rockaways, NY – Arverne By The Sea, New York City’s preeminent master-planned development kicks off the grand opening of the Rockaway’s new YMCA by giving away free one- year family memberships to all new homebuyers.

The 44,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility embodies a family- friendly, healthy lifestyle with modernistic design carried throughout multiple fitness areas. The main attraction in the two-story facility is a dazzling aquatic center, featuring an infinity edge pool, circular water slide and a four lane lap pool. With basketball courts, spacious Yoga and group fitness areas, community multi-purpose rooms and an outdoor recreational field, this YMCA is bound to inspire people of all ages to stay fit and healthy!

“Recognizing the intrinsic relationship between economic vitality and quality of life, Arverne By The Sea was designed in the spirit of livability, sustainability and the betterment of The Rockaways”, says Gerry Romski, project executive for the developers. “The addition of this spectacular YMCA culminates our original vision. We’re thrilled to present free memberships to new and existing homeowners.”

Arverne By The Sea is offering all new home buyers a free one-year family membership to the new YMCA with the purchase of a two-family home, along with an additional membership for their tenant. Memberships are valued at just over $1,000. To schedule a tour of the Arverne model homes, or for more information, please contact the Arverne By The Sea sales center at (718) 474-5400.


Arverne By The Sea is an award-winning, one-of-a-kind master-planned oceanfront community that has changed the face of the Rockaways. The ultimate lifestyle destination, Arverne offers the rare mix of affordability, beachfront living and convenient access to Manhattan. Arverne is currently selling homes in The Dunes, the last of six residential neighborhoods – two-family homes starting at $630,000, with income producing rental apartments and a 20-year tax abatement. Individuals interested in scheduling a tour of the model homes should contact (718) 474-5400. Models are open daily from 10 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.