International Youth Day

August 12, 2016

It’s International Youth Day and the Y celebrates youth everyday! We believe healthy minds and experiences are just as important as healthy bodies! Through our various programs such as Youth in Government, Global Service and Exchange, and Black & Latino Achievers, our future world leaders can get their foot in the door. At the Y we

New Director of Operations for the Glenville YMCA

August 12, 2016

Promotion for Kevin Kuon at the Glenville YMCA The Capital District YMCA is pleased to announce the promotion of Kevin Kuon to Director of Operations for our Glenville branch. In his new role, Kevin will be responsible for successfully overseeing the growth of membership and quality of programs for the branch. In his two years

Meet Bill

August 12, 2016

It’s the early morning and in the corner of the Duanesburg YMCA Wellness Center an older man is doing squats, with 20-pound weights in each hand, on a BOSU ball. He turns around and looks into the camera filming him. “I could do this all day,” he said. Eleven years ago, when Bill Blance was

Son’s and Daughter’s Day

August 11, 2016

No one really recognizes Son’s and Daughter’s Day but at the Y, we want to let our children know how much we appreciate them in our lives. You can do this by spending time with your son or daughter, whether they’re old or young they deserve to know how much they are appreciated. At the Y,

New Senior Program Director at the Schenectady YMCA

August 11, 2016

Promotion for Victoria Feola at the Schenectady YMCA The Capital District YMCA’s Schenectady branch is pleased to announce the promotion of Victoria Feola to Senior Program Director, overseeing both the Program & Membership Departments.  Vicki has been with the Schenectady branch since October, 2015, directing the Program Department and strengthening youth programming, including the branch’s

New Director of Operations at the Schenectady YMCA

August 11, 2016

Promotion for Jennifer Behrens at the Schenectady YMCA The Capital District YMCA’s Schenectady branch is pleased to announce the promotion of Jennifer Behrens to Director of Operations, including direct oversight of the Aquatics & Wellness Departments. Jenn has been with both the Schenectady & Glenville branches as Senior Program Director since June, 2015, directing the Aquatics Departments

S’mores Day

August 10, 2016

It’s National S’mores Day! We know our campers enjoy the delicious and satisfying s’mores treat at Y camps, but we want to provide an alternative way to eat s’mores to those who may not be able to casually start a bonfire. S’mores dip is an easy way to enjoy s’mores without needing fire so if

New Executive Director of Aquatics and Safety

August 10, 2016

Promotion for Ross Jordan at the Capital District YMCA The Capital District YMCA is pleased to announce the promotion of Ross Jordan to the newly created position of Executive Director of Aquatics and Safety for the association. In his new role, Ross will oversee the daily aquatics and safety operations of all association branches, to ensure

Book Lover’s Day

August 9, 2016

It’s Book Lover’s Day and here at the Y we’re celebrating by suggesting a list of books that kids need to read before the summer is over! Back to school shopping is around the corner and while you’re out, why not try shopping for some leisurely reading books to ready the mind for the new school year? The

This Is Me Now

August 8, 2016

Meet Tory It’s five in the morning, and while most of us are lying comfortably in bed, the doors of the Guilderland YMCA open and Tory Carman, 40, walks in, ready for her morning workout. Energized, focused and determined to keep pushing herself, Tory laces her sneakers and sets off on the track. At her