Y Happenings

April 13, 2017

Looking for things to do with your family this weekend? Or are you looking for a night out and a fun activity for your kids? We have all of that! Here is whats going on this weekend across our association: Friday, April 14th Good Friday Breakfast – Troy and Greenbush Please join us for the

Springtime Tick and Lyme Prevention

April 10, 2017

Spring is finally here and we could not be more excited! We’re eager to get out there—take a hike, go for a run, kayak, walk, and generally enjoy the weather. But with warm weather comes bugs, and the tick population is expected to be high this year. So here’s what you can do to protect

Y Happenings

April 7, 2017

Looking for things to do with your family this weekend? Or are you looking for a night out and a fun activity for your kids? We have all of that! Here is whats going on this weekend across our association: Saturday, April 8th Easter Egg Hunt – Glenville Join us for a fun-filled morning of

8 Tips for Spring Fitness

April 6, 2017

You’re sitting in the office, looking out the window with longing. It was 55 this morning when you left the house. Imagine how warm it is now. It’s the perfect weather to get outside and exercise. Here’s what you should do to prepare: Get a physical Did you know that only about 20% Of Americans

Meet Swim Lesson Star: Nick St. Louis

April 3, 2017

Last week, I had the opportunity to sit in on a swim lesson at the Schenectady YMCA pool. Head Lifeguard, Brie Bikowicz, was teaching soon-to-be fifteen-year-old Nick St. Louis to swim. “When he first started at the YMCA, he was afraid to even get in the pool,” said his mother, Amy. “It took a lot

What to Expect: Boxing Edition

March 28, 2017

Boxing is an exercise trend that’s on the rise. Celebrities are doing it. Your friends are doing it. Why don’t you try it too? Maybe you think it’s too violent, or that it’s an exercise for the experienced. But anyone can do it! Here are a few things to keep in mind about your first

Duanesburg High School Seniors Interview YMCA Seniors

March 27, 2017

Y Happenings

March 24, 2017

Looking for things to do with your family this weekend? Or are you looking for a night out and a fun activity for your kids? We have all of that! Here is whats going on this weekend across our association: Friday, March 24th Learn and Play Open House – Glenville The Glenville YMCA will be

New Tunes To Fuel Your Workouts

March 24, 2017

A typical gym routine looks something like this – walk to the locker room where music is playing over the loud speaker, lock your belongings away and walk towards the fitness center. As you approach your first machine or begin your first exercise, you choose your playlist and slide on your headphones. Turning on music

How to Build an Amazing Urban Garden

March 23, 2017

You don’t need huge, wide open fields or a homemade greenhouse to build a sustainable garden. All you need is a little bit of space and dedication! Whether you’re a gardening pro, or are interesting in getting started, here are a few tips on how to build the perfect urban garden in any space. Find