Safety Around Water at the Glenville YMCA

March 28, 2018

Safety Around Water at the Glenville YMCA By Donna Gigone A family with five children ranging 3-14 years old, came to the Glenville YMCA pool last week for recreational swimming.  They were informed that lessons were about to begin and the pool would be closing in five minutes.  We thought they would be upset as

The Performance Project: Youth in Motion

March 27, 2018

The Performance Project: Youth in Motion This summer, the Schenectady YMCA has an amazing opportunity for students between the ages of 9 and 12! You are welcome to participate in “The Performance Project: Youth in Motion” presented by the Saratoga Performing Arts Center, the Capital District YMCA, and the Saratoga Regional YMCA, in association with the

What to Expect: Urban Fit Edition

March 26, 2018

What to Expect: Urban Fit Edition When you’re new to exercise, or new to the YMCA, it’s hard to decide on, or develop a new fitness routine. It’s hard to know where to start. Are you more comfortable using weight machines, or are you more comfortable jumping into a Zumba class? There is no right

Juliet and Ashli’s Fitness Story: Day Four

March 15, 2018

Juliet and Ashli’s Fitness Story: Day Four Week One Challenge: Working Out Before Work This is the fourth day of our five day workout challenge. How are we doing so far? We will be updating this post every couple of hours until 7:00pm so you can see how working out before work affects our day.

Juliet and Ashli’s Fitness Story: Day Three

March 14, 2018

Juliet and Ashli’s Fitness Story: Day Three Week One Challenge: Working Out Before Work This is the third day of our five day workout challenge. How are we doing so far? We will be updating this post every couple of hours until 7:00pm so you can see how working out before work affects our day.

Juliet and Ashli’s Fitness Story: Day Two

March 13, 2018

Juliet and Ashli’s Fitness Story: Day Two Week One Challenge: Working Out Before Work This is the second day of our five day workout challenge. How are we doing so far? We will be updating this post every couple of hours until 7:00pm so you can see how working out before work affects our day.

Juliet and Ashli’s Fitness Story: Day One

March 12, 2018

Juliet and Ashli’s Fitness Story: Day One Week One Challenge: Working Out Before Work As this is our first day doing our new fitness challenge, we’re not sure what to expect! We will be updating this post every couple of hours until 7:00pm so you can see how working out before work affects our day.

Weather Update

March 7, 2018

Weather Update – Wednesday, March 7th Due to inclement weather, we have a few delays and closing. The weather has affected the hours and offerings at the following branches: Albany: The building is closing at 6:00pm. Bethlehem: The building is closing at 6:00pm. Duanesburg: The building is closing at 6:00pm. Glenville: The building is closing at 6:00pm.

Weather Update

March 2, 2018

Due to inclement weather, we have a few delays and closing. The weather has affected the hours and offerings at the following branches:

7 Tips for Keeping a Fitness Journal

February 23, 2018

When working towards a new and improved healthy lifestyle, there are a number of things you need to consider throughout your journey—you need to consider your goals, your availability, your emotions, and your exercise. There are a number of tools that people use to track this journey—a FitBit, pedometer, or a good pair of sneakers.