The Y is a Global Center of ExcellenceThe Y is one of the nation’s leading nonprofits, strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Across the US, 2,687 Ys engage 21 million men, women and children – regardless of age, income or background – to nurture the potential of children and teens, improve the nation’s health and well-being, and provide opportunities to give back and support neighbors.

Anchored in more than 10,000 communities, the Y has the long-standing relationships and physical presence to deliver lasting personal and social change.

The Capital District YMCA serves those in need with locations in Bethlehem, Camp Chingachgook on Lake George, Clifton Park, Coxsackie, East Greenbush, Glenville, Greene County, Guilderland, Schenectady, and Troy.

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The Capital District YMCA is recognized by the YMCA national office (YMCA of the USA) as a Global Center of Excellence. This means that our association strives to operate with a global perspective and responsibility to meet the needs of our changing communities both at home and abroad. As a globally-minded Y, we demonstrate a commitment to infusing a global framework into all aspects of organizational planning and execution. To learn more about the Y’s Global Service and Immersion programs call 518.869.3500