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Amy Kiser

Community Advisor

Amy Kiser has been the marketing director at the Darien Y since January 2013 and held a similar position at the YWCA Darien/Norwalk from 2009 until December 2012. She has been a Darien resident since 2004 and is active in local organizations including the Holmes School PTO.

Amy Kiser's Contributions

  1. Registration Opens For Darien YMCA's Lean Machine Program For New Year

    Registration Opens For Darien YMCA's Lean Machine Program For New Year

    DARIEN, Conn. – The Darien YMCA is hoping people will kick off the new year in a healthy way.According to a statement from the organization, the YMCA has opened registration for Lean Machine, an eight-week “customized system for losing weight and getting fit.”Kicking off on Jan. 7, the competition runs through March 4, according to the YMCA, which said that the program is designed for ...

  2. Darien Y Piranha Swimmers Score Wins In Five Events In N.C. Meet

    Darien Y Piranha Swimmers Score Wins In Five Events In N.C. Meet

    DARIEN, Conn. — Six Piranha swimmers from the Darien Y traveled to Cary, N.C., for a fast mid-season YMCA Meet at the Triangle Aquatic Center. The Piranhas left the Y on Thursday and when the weekend was over, they had won five events, placed in the top three in three others, broke 10 team records and achieved 20 new lifetime best times. The meet was hosted by the YOTA Swim Team and ...

  3. Holmes Students In Darien Learn First-Hand Lessons About Veterans

    Holmes Students In Darien Learn First-Hand Lessons About Veterans

    DARIEN, Conn. --  Holmes Elementary School in Darien recently hosted its Veterans Day assembly.Each year, Holmes School holds a Veterans Day Share by fifth-graders and honors veterans who are friends and family of the students. The fifth-grade class sings patriotic favorites like "God Bless America" and "Anchors Aweigh," and the students read original poems and ...

  4. Darian Y Opens Holiday Boutique To Benefit Cancer Rehab Program

    Darian Y Opens Holiday Boutique To Benefit Cancer Rehab Program

    DARIEN, Conn. -- The Darien YMCA will host its inaugural Holiday Boutique on Monday, Dec. 5, in the Y's lobby. The event will benefit revive, the Darien Y's cancer rehabilitation program.The boutique will host Darien-based vendors, each of which will donate 10 percent of the days’ profits to the YMCA on behalf of revive.Holiday Boutique will include the following vendors: Arbonne ...

  5. Darien School Stages Turkey Drive To Support Food Bank

    Darien School Stages Turkey Drive To Support Food Bank

    DARIEN, Conn. --  Darien's Holmes Elementary School's Kids Care Club and Student Council teamed up again this year to host the school-wide Turkey Drive for the Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County. The drive was held on Thursday, Nov. 17.Once again, Palmer's Market had a turkey sale so parents could purchase turkeys there; and Dan Hageney of Connecticut Green delivered the turkeys to ...

  6. Darien Y Welcomes Community For Halloween Monster Bash

    Darien Y Welcomes Community For Halloween Monster Bash

    DARIEN, Conn. -- The Darien Y threw open its doors for its annual free Halloween party for the community. Members and nonmembers alike were welcome to attend and take part in the fun.All the kids had a great time, enjoying the bounce houses, food, games, music and arts and crafts. The Darien Y is at 2420 Post Road.

  7. How Fit Are You? Take The FitClub Challenge At Darien YMCA

    How Fit Are You? Take The FitClub Challenge At Darien YMCA

    DARIEN, Conn. -- Starting Sunday, the Darien YMCA will offer its members and nonmembers The FitClub Challenge, a four-week fitness class challenge.Individuals who register for this challenge will have to complete 20 classes at the Darien Y by Saturday, Nov. 19, in order to receive their prize (which is hopefully in addition to improved fitness and weight loss).Classes will include yoga, ...

  8. Darien Y Schedules First Mind, Body, Spirit Festival

    Darien Y Schedules First Mind, Body, Spirit Festival

    DARIEN, Conn. -- The Darien YMCA will host its inaugural Mind*Body*Spirit Festival on Saturday, Sept. 17.A variety of the Y’s yoga and meditation instructors, stand up paddleboarding coaches, rock wall guides, and personal trainers, will lead special workshops throughout the day; these activities are designed to enhance the mind, body and spirit. The festival will feature Master Yoga ...

  9. Darien Kids Excited To Begin New School Year

    Darien Kids Excited To Begin New School Year

    DARIEN, Conn. -- Children were very excited to start their first day of school at Holmes Elementary School in Darien.The Echo Valley bus stop is ready for its first ride of the school year. Second-grader Molly FitzGerald, kindergartener Mae Barnard, and fifth-graders Bridget FitzGerald and Sarah Williams are about to begin a whole new adventure.

  10. Try Stand Up Paddleboard With Classes At Darien's Holly Pond

    Try Stand Up Paddleboard With Classes At Darien's Holly Pond

    DARIEN, Conn. – In keeping with the tranquil, natural surroundings of Holly Pond, the Darien YMCA is offering introductory paddleboard courses.Registration has begun for the one-hour introductory course, which will be offered during the weeks of July 7, 14 and 21. The course will cover paddle techniques, safety and more to give participants a great foundation for their stand up ...

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