LAUNCHING FEBRUARY 2019
Watch the video above to learn more about this exciting partnership between 540, Inc. and The Yards. Learn more below and stay tuned for more details over the upcoming weeks.
Save the Date
540 at the Yards Launch Party | Sunday February 3, 2019 | 4pm-6pm
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS)
About 540 at The Yards
540 at The Yards is a satellite location of 540, Inc. focusing on low cost single session classes based in the arts and wellness.
Where is 540 at The Yards?
540 at The Yards is located within The Yards Collective. The mailing address is 50-52 Rochester Public Market Rochester, NY 14609
What is The Yards Collective?
The Yards Collective was created in 2011 as a collaborative art space founded by strong female identifying makers looking to offer a supportive artistic and inclusive space. The Yards Collective now operates under a dedicated director and hosts over a dozen permanent studio spaces along side a communal work space, gallery area, and wood-shop that are all available for rental. Learn more about The Yards Collective at their website: www.theyardsrochester.com
What happens at 540 at The Yards?
As a larger satellite classroom, 540 at The Yards hosts 540WMain Communiversity’s low cost single session classes every Sunday. These classes range from Hip Hop Cardio and All Abilities Yoga to Intro to Watercolor Painting and DIY Kombucha Making and more. In addition to classes, 540 at The Yards is a location of the gluten free chef’s Vegan/GF Pop Up Bakery which runs during the normal 540 at The Yards hours of operation.
What are the hours of operation?
540 at The Yards hosts classes every Sunday from 8:30-3:00PM
Is 540 at The Yards disability accessible?
At this time 540 at The Yards location is not accessible to community members with mobility needs or who utilize a wheelchair.
Why does 540WMain Communiversity need a satellite location?
540WMain’s growth over the last two years facilitated the need for larger space than that exists at the Susan B. Anthony neighborhood location. This need espoused the original vision of 540WMain’s Founder to collaborate with other creatives, visionaries, and leaders and expand 540WMain into a brand (540, Inc.) that has satellite locations in underserved neighborhoods in Rochester and beyond. 540 at The Yards is the first site of this envisoned expansion.
Will 540WMain still have classes?
Yes. 540WMain will still offer weekly classes, events, and programming rooted in:
- Antiracism, Diversity & Inclusion
- Historic Preservation
- Workforce Development
How can I apply to teach a class at 540WMain and/or 540 at The Yards?
Apply below using the form below