Upcoming Events

PYP offers approximately 45 events annually ranging from social gatherings, professional development opportunities, relaxed dinners, and community involvement. Please register below.

Upcoming events

    • Saturday, August 24, 2019
    • 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • 991 Tennis Ct Rd, Allison Park, PA 15101
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    Image result for go ape logoGo Ape Event (SOLD OUT - WAIT LIST ONLY)

    Join PYP for a fun filled Saturday where we will take to the trees and complete the region’s high ropes course at a discounted price. This is so much more than just zip lines; it’s a 2-3-hour aerial journey through the forest canopy. Go Ape high-ropes course includes suspended obstacles, swings and breathtaking zip lines. Engage every sense in a fully immersive and visually stunning forest setting.

    We have a group for 15 individuals at 11:00 a.m. Every guest may plan to spend 2-3 hours tackling the Go Ape adventure! Reservations are due by Friday, August 2nd.

    We look forward to seeing you there!

    Please be mindful of your registration and our wait list. If for any reason you are no longer able to attend, please email me outreach@pyp.org with  your cancellation in order to free space for interested attendees and to provide the most accurate count for the venue. There are no refunds in the event of a cancellation.

    Important information:

    WAIVERS :All guests MUST sign a waiver before their adventure. Please follow the link(s) above to complete your electronic waiver. https://go.theflybook.com/FlybookWaivers/ps4x25ok/1059813/0


    KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

    • Make sure to arrive at Go Ape at least 15 mins early to check-in. Consider extra time for traffic and parking. Your adventure starts at the time you've booked.
    • Height/Weight/Age: The harnesses are one size fits all. To attend you must be 18 years old, at least 4’7”, and less than 285 pounds.

    WHAT TO WEAR AND BRING

    • Wear comfortable clothing that you don't mind getting a little dirty. You may want to bring a change of clothing for the ride home.
    • Closed toe, closed heel, fully enclosed shoes are required. We recommend ankle-supporting boots, but sneakers are fine too. For your safety, do NOT wear sandals, slip-ons, or any shoe where your foot or toes are partially exposed.
    • Dress for the weather! Layers, hats, gloves, and rain gear are recommended depending on the weather forecast.
    • Gloves are recommended but not required. You can purchase gloves at Go Ape when you arrive.
    • For your safety... long hair should be tied back, waists and thighs should be covered, and body jewelry should be removed or taped over.
    • You may take cameras, phones, and any other device on the course as long as they are secured to you and tucked away to prevent them from getting caught or falling to the ground.
    • We DON'T recommend bringing a bag with you into the trees because they are bulky, but if you must bring a bag, it should fit closely to your body and must not interfere with the harness or related Go Ape gear. A small backpack with tight fitting straps usually works fine. Fanny packs aren't great because they sit right where your harness will be.
    • Please leave extra bags and belongings locked in your car during your adventure. We can hold onto keys for you at the cabin. Go Ape is not responsible for lost or stolen items.

    Parking: Is available at the address above and it is free!

    Event Contact: 
    outreach@pyp.org



    • Wednesday, August 28, 2019
    • 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • 25 Market Square, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
    • 47
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    Are you new to town, or do you just want to check out some cool places and meet new people? You're invited to the Pittsburgh Young Professionals Open House! This event is the perfect opportunity to see what PYP is all about…and the best part is that it's FREE.

    We are a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing career-minded individuals with networking opportunities to develop socially, professionally and civically. Our membership is only $70 a year and includes access to our group of 630+ young professionals and 50 events a year.

    Now is your chance to attend one of our Happy Hours free of charge, meet our members and guests, and chat with us about our organization's opportunities.

    Come by on your own or bring guests– everyone is welcome. Members, feel free to bring that friend who’s always asking about PYP!

    The Metropolitan Club is a gem in the heart of downtown, on the second level above NOLA, overlooking Market Square. The Metropolitan Club, combined with the Speakeasy, features 2 bars, a large space for cocktails and networking, a lounge area, and comfortably holds 200+. The historic building provides second floor breathtaking views of historic Market Square, with a balcony that allows your guests to experience the lights and action of Downtown Pittsburgh from a treetop view.

    Light appetizers and small entrees will be provided while the bar is cash/credit for individual purchases. There will be an official Pittsburgh Young Professionals cocktail available for purchase as well.

    PARKING:
    Valet parking is available for $10 from the Metropolitan Club.
    Additionally, paid parking is available for $5 in the Market Square Garage.

    The Metropolitan Club

    25 Market Square.

    Pittsburgh, PA 15222 (map)


    Event Contact:

    social@pyp.org

    • Sunday, September 08, 2019
    • 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • 1888 Brownsville Rd, South Park Township, PA 15129
    • 42
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    Try something fresh and new! PYP is partnering with Pittsburgh Ultimate to bring you a fun, new event where we will learn to play ultimate frisbee! 

    Ultimate frisbee is a sport that combines the back-and-forth movement of soccer with the aerial passing skills of football. Learn how to pass a flying disc to your teammates and effectively advance the disc toward the scoring end-zone.

    On September 8th, we will gather at the South Park Fairgrounds to meet other young professionals, learn the game, and compete in a casual and fun competition with new teammates!

    Any time you play, Pittsburgh Ultimate suggests bringing:

    • Tennis shoes AND cleats (if you have them)

    • Athletic clothing (stretchy, no big clasps, zippers, etc)

    • A colored shirt and a white shirt (so teams can each pick a color)

    • A (full!) reusable water bottle 

    • Gear for the weather! 

     

    Schedule of activities:

    12:30 - 1:00 pm Check in, meet and mingle

    1:00 - 2:00 pm Learn-to-Play clinic led by Pittsburgh Ultimate members

    2:00 - 4:00 pm  Participants are placed on teams to play in a mini tournament 

    4:00 - 5: 00 pm All participants are invited to attend a local happy hour at South Park Club House (2200 Brownsville Rd, South Park Township, PA 15129 - only minutes from the field. Plus they have big screen TV’s if anyone is interested in watching the Steelers game)


    Dress: Athletic Wear

    Event Contact: 
    outreach@pyp.org


    • Thursday, September 12, 2019
    • 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • 124 S Highland Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206
    • 60
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    Join PYP for networking at the September Happy Hour. Lorelei, located in East Liberty, opened in May 2018 and is named after the rock formation and siren that abuts the Rhine River. The restaurant draws inspiration from Germany and Alpine Europe in its food and drink offerings.

    PYP will provide light appetizers, and there will be a raffle to win a $25 gift card.

    Attire is business casual.

    There is a parking lot on S Beatty St behind the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – East Liberty and there is a parking garage on Center and Annie Place; each only a couple of blocks away from the restaurant. https://www.loreleipgh.com/

    Lorelei

    124 S Highland Ave.

    Pittsburgh, PA 15206 (map)


    • Wednesday, September 18, 2019
    • 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • 24 Market Square, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
    • 42
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    Interested in meeting an organization that plays a vital role in shaping Pittsburgh's global identity? Join the Professional Development committee for a mixer with the World Affairs Council. 

    The World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh is the leading forum to ensure that the Pittsburgh region has a dynamic international presence. It actively engages the successor generation concerning the relevance of global issues. The Council is a model for promoting international engagement across generations and sectors. It is an essential resource to instill independent, critical thinking about the world and America’s role in it. 

    So come to Nola on The Square to enjoy some appetizers and make some meaningful connections!

    Event Contact: 
    natalie.patura@gmail.com


    • Thursday, September 19, 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Energy Innovation Center, 1435 Bedford Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15219
    • 70
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    Join PYP for our 3rd Annual Volunteer Fair. If you are eager to improve your community or are looking for some great volunteer opportunities, but aren’t sure how to begin, a good place to start is our volunteer fair.

    At the Volunteer Fair, you will get to interact with representatives to learn about volunteer opportunities within the community and how you can make a lasting impact on others' lives and your own.

    Groups that will be in attendance:

    Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh

    Family Guidance

    Light of Life

    Living in Liberty

    Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

    ALS Foundation

    American Lung Association

    Animal Rescue League Shelter and Wildlife Center

    Mario Lemieux Foundation

    Habitat for Humanity

    POWER

    Women's Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh

    Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank

    Hello Bully

    Literacy Pittsburgh

    The Children’s Heart Foundation

    P3R

    St Judes

    Girls Rock

    Every Child, Inc

    University of Pittsburgh - GSPIA

    Center for Victims 

    Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation

    Civically, Inc. 

    Foundation of HOPE

    North Boroughs/Sewickley Area Meals on Wheels

    Recovery Enhancement Solutions

    National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)

    Repair the World


    Please check back for our growing list of groups that will be attending our 3rd Annual Volunteer Fair on September 19th.

    We will also be raffling off a few baskets filled with Pittsburgh goodies and there will be light appetizers.

    The Energy Innovation Center is a Pittsburgh based,not-for-profit organization with a mission to engage corporate and community leaders, align workforce development and education, develop and demonstrate technology, and incubate businesses, to support emerging clean and sustainable energy markets.

    Parking: Energy Innovation Center has their own parking lot and there is free parking on the street after 6pm.

    Dress: Business Casual

    EVENT SPONSOR

    If you would like your organization to be apart of the Volunteer Fair, please email Jacquie at outreach@pyp.org to join the fun! You will be sent via email more information and a form to fill out to participate.

    • Tuesday, September 24, 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • 2141 Mary St, Pittsburgh, PA 15203
    • 54
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    Lose the business casual and break out the climbing gear. Join us for this exclusive members only event featuring non-stop climbing, food trucks and more!

    Your ticket includes all access to ASCEND’s indoor rock climbing gym with over 10,000 sq. feet of Walltopia-built climbing walls surrounded by Flashed flooring—additional to roped climbing on a 24-foot-tall wall featuring over 20 climbing stations. Instructors will be on site for support and guidance.

    Throughout the event, food and a cash bar will be provided by Dive Bar in SouthSide.

    Limited seats are available – reserve your spot today!

    Registration will cut off September 7th!

    Ascend

    2141 Mary St

    Pittsburgh, PA 15203 (map)

    Event Contact: 
    social@pyp.org

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