Meet Camp Counselor: Haley Parlapiano

May 8, 2018

Meet Camp Counselor: Haley Parlapiano Haley is starting her second year as a counselor at our Southern Saratoga location! She currently attends Hudson Valley Community College for Business Administration. She’s ready to get started and have the best summer ever! What do you like about working at camp? The kids and the specialty camps! Summer

Meet Camp Counselor: Kaden Cavanaugh

May 8, 2018

Meet Camp Counselor: Kaden Cavanaugh Kaden is starting is first summer as a counselor at our Southern Saratoga location! He’s ready to get started and have the best summer ever! What do you think you will like about working at camp? I like being able to yell out and make sure people are having a

Meet Camp Counselor: Abby Marcy

May 8, 2018

Meet Camp Counselor: Abby Marcy Abby’s been part of our Bethlehem team for three whole years! We are so thrilled to have her back on our team for the best summer yet! What do you like about working at camp? I really enjoy being in the outdoors, and giving the kids in my groups new

Meet Camp Counselor: Tara Myers

May 8, 2018

Meet Camp Counselor: Tara Myers This is Tara’s second year joining us for Bethlehem summer camp! We are so thrilled to have our back on our team for the best summer yet! What do you like about working at camp? I really enjoy meeting new faces and seeing some from the school year prior. Summer

Meet Camp Director: Dallas Garven

May 8, 2018

Meet Camp Director: Dallas Garven Dallas is the Camp Director for the Bethlehem and Greene County YMCA summer camps! Learn more about her below: How long have you worked for the Y summer camp? 13 years. What do you like about working at camp? Seeing the children and staff make new, lifelong friends. Summer Camp

Safety Around Water 2018

May 1, 2018

Safety Around Water 2018 May is National Water Safety Month, and the perfect time to get children involved in swim lessons. As America’s Swim Instructor, the Y is the most accessible community resource to prevent drowning and encourage a lifelong enjoyment of swimming—teaching more than one million kids a year swimming and water safety skills.

Meet Workout Buddies: Kim and Stephanie

April 23, 2018

Meet Workout Buddies: Kim and Stephanie Kim and Stephanie weren’t always this close. In fact, they met only recently through Kim’s sister, and discovered they had a mutual goal: take control of their health. A couple of months ago, they decided to join the Y for the very first time. “I homeschool my kids, who

Springtime Tick and Lyme Prevention

April 19, 2018

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. While it may not be too warm out now, the ticks are out in full force. So here’s what you can do to protect yourself

8 Tips for Spring Fitness

April 18, 2018

You’re sitting in the office, looking out the window with longing. It was 35 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

Juliet and Ashli’s Fitness Challenge: Try New Classes

April 6, 2018

Juliet and Ashli’s Fitness Challenge: Try New Classes This week, Juliet and Ashli were challenged to try four new classes. They traveled all over the Capital District, trying new classes at new Y locations. See what they thought about each class below! And don’t forget to enter our free t-shirt giveaway on Instagram by sharing your