Welcome to Rochester Young Professionals

Whether you’re looking to make professional connections, grow your circle of friends, try something new or simply get to know Rochester better, Rochester Young Professionals is a great place to start and has something for you! No matter if you are a college student, a teacher or an investment banker, at our events you will meet young Rochesterians like yourself who share a passion for our city and an optimism for its future. This group is a great way to connect with your peers, share your knowledge and learn about what others are doing in the community. Rochester Young Professionals can always use another member, is free to join and requires no commitment – simply sign up for our weekly newsletter, come out to the events that sound interesting to you and support Rochester’s revival by engaging in the local young professionals’ community.  Join us!

  • Social


    The events showcase our city while providing a positive environment for networking, socializing, and developing meaningful friendships in a way that is laid-back and open.

  • Professional Development

    Professional Development

    Connecting our members with opportunities to further their careers is an important part of RYP. We are committed to helping YP's grow as leaders, develop their skills and expand their networks.

  • Community Development

    Community Development

    This is the practice of conducting local public awareness activities through targeted community interaction. We collaborate often with not for profit organizations on a wide variety of events.

  • Volunteering


    Want to do more for your local community, but don’t know where to start? RYP facilitates volunteering opportunities with a wide-range of Rochester area non-profits. No matter your area of interest, we have a way to get you involved!

  • Sports and Outdoor Recreation

    Outdoor Recreation

    Outdoor Recreation plans events that explore all aspects of the outdoors and our events aim to expose young professionals to a variety of activities.

  • RYP Perks

    RYP Perks

    RYP collaborates with locals businesses to create valued partnerships that allow us to offer special discounts and deals exclusive to RYP members. Check it out and save a few bucks around town today!