Eat Your Vegetables Day

June 17, 2016

Whole, plant-based foods play a vital role in every healthy and vibrant life. Since today is National Eat Your Vegetables Day, let’s make an effort to incorporate nature’s finest nutrients into our family’s daily routine. If your son or daughter cringes at the thought of spinach or avoids the dinner salad every night, you’re not

Flag Day Recipes

June 14, 2016

On this day, June 14, in the year 1777, the United States adopted the American Flag. The 13 horizontal stripes of red and white (symbols of the 13 original colonies), with a blue rectangle bearing 50 white stars (symbols of the 50 states in the United States) are the inspiration for these patriotic treats. Let’s invite

Y-Knot Program Receives New Sailboat

June 10, 2016

Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta The Clagett announces the first Clagett Boat Grant Program recipient NEWPORT, R.I. (June 9, 2016) – The C. Thomas Clagett, Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta is happy to announce that the first recipient of the Clagett Boat Grant Program is the Y-Knot program from Lake George, NY.  The

Water Safety Tips

June 10, 2016

Did you know . . . Three kids die every day from drowning Drowning is the second-leading cause of death for kids age 5-14 African American children ages 5-14 are 3 times more likely to drown than their white peers 70% of African American and 60% of Hispanic children cannot swim, compared to just 40%

Black and Latino Achievers Banquet

June 7, 2016

Watch LIVE Tonight at 6:30pm Live streaming video by Ustream A Time of Celebration Please join the Capital District YMCA in honoring these outstanding community leaders and talented young people. 13th Annual Black & Latino Achievers Award Dinner Tuesday, June 7, 2016 5:30pm Albany Marriott 189 Wolf Road, Albany, NY Reception • 5:30pm Dinner &

One Ingredient Nice Cream

June 7, 2016

It’s Ice Cream Day! Who doesn’t enjoy this delicious treat from time-to-time, especially during summer? However, when trying to keep weight off and stay healthy, ice cream is the treat to avoid, right? Well…maybe not. What if there’s an ice cream that, after scraping the remains from your bowl, will leave you feeling satisfied, energized,

Fresh Fruits and Veggies Month

June 2, 2016

June is officially here, marking the beginning of Fresh Fruits and Veggies Month! Now is a great time to remember to incorporate fresh fruits and vegetables into your meals. Here are some fun recipes that we found to get you thinking about colorful and healthy foods. Try one of these out, or share your own

YMCA Promotes Jean Berry to Regional Aquatics Director

May 24, 2016

The Capital District YMCA is pleased to announce the promotion of Jean Berry to the role of Regional Aquatics Director, responsible for our Albany and Bethlehem branches. In this newly created position, Jean will oversee the aquatics department of both branches, including operation of the pool, development of aquatics programs, staff development, and budget management.

It’s Offical

May 16, 2016

It’s Official! The Duanesburg YMCA has received their Y-USA branch charter. Shown here is Dorry Foster and Ken Romanski, Advisory Council Chair.

National Senior Day

May 10, 2016

May is Older Americans Month, and as a leading nonprofit dedicated to improving the nation’s health, the Capital District YMCA is excited to host National Senior Day at our various branches. See what your branch is doing to celebrate!   Albany YMCA: May 25th, 10:00am-2:00pm Bethlehem YMCA: May 25th, 9:00am Duanesburg YMCA: May 25th, 9:00am Glenville