Weather Update – January 17th

January 17, 2018

Weather Update – Wednesday, January 17th Due to inclement weather, we have a few delays and closing. The weather has affected the hours and offerings at the following branches: Albany: All after-school programs are cancelled. Bethlehem: All morning classes and programs are cancelled. Duanesburg YMCA: All morning classes and programs, including Child Watch have been cancelled. Glenville: All morning

Refugee Family Learns to Be Safe Around Water

January 16, 2018

In May 2016, five young girls came to America with their parents and brother from Afghanistan with their family to begin a new life. They were relocated to America in order to escape the violence of the Taliban and get a fresh start. As a collective effort to help the family acclimate to a new

6 Eating Habits to Help Maximize Your Workout

January 12, 2018

It’s about knowing what to eat when and what types of foods can help you make the most out of your workout!

My Y Story: Debbie Cummings

January 10, 2018

Meet Debbie Debbie was kind enough to share her #ThisIsMyY story with our staff and volunteers at the 2018 Annual Campaign Kick-Off, but we want to share her story with all of you as well. She has encountered a number of hurdles, but the Y was always there to lend her a helping hand. This

Weather Update

January 5, 2018

Weather Update – Friday, January 5th Due to inclement weather, we have a few delays and closing. The weather has affected the hours and offerings at the following branches: Albany YMCA: All morning classing and programs have been cancelled. Bethlehem: Open as normal. Duanesburg YMCA: All morning classes and programs, inclduing Child Watch have been cancelled. Glenville: All morning

New Year’s Resolutions – Do Them Right

December 29, 2017

This is the time of the year for making New Year’s resolutions and getting  gym memberships. This typically plays out in one of two ways. You either never visit the gym, or your visits begin to dwindle  three months in. There are methods you can easily implement in your life to keep yourself motivated and

2017 Raffle Winners

December 21, 2017

2017 Raffle Winners Our Annual Campaign Chair, Ray Bleser, was joined by our CEO David Brown, to announce the winners of our first-ever Fundraising Raffle! $5,000 Grand Prize Winner Antonia Cowie (#1077) $2,500 Winner Kim Eliashak (#0848) $1,000 Winner Joan Mortiz (2005) $500 Winners Maude Pinchinat (0811) Tiffany Stone (0112) Robert Peterson (0026)

How to Stay Healthy Through the Holidays

December 21, 2017

As we all know, the holidays are meant for three big F words. Family, Food, and Fun. It’s a time when everyone gets away from work and college and just spends time with their family. When you’re with family however, you eat like pigs. Why? Because there’s no better way of talking and sharing stories

Win a Free 12-Week Membership

December 20, 2017

Win a Free 12-Week Membership We want you! The American Heart Association, and our generous sponsors, are seeking applicants for this life-changing challenge. We want applications from women that have a desire to change their lifestyle in order to live a more heart-healthy life. We will select 12 women to participate in the BetterU Makeover

How to Get Into Fitness

December 18, 2017

Fitness is for everyone. Regardless of what some people may say about themselves not being the “exercise type,” fitness can be molded to fit everyone’s body. Generally, excuses are made by people with busy lives, or by those who may not feel comfortable exercising, or maybe because they don’t believe that they are unhealthy. The