Do You Use Our App?

August 2, 2017

You can now connect with us with the swipe of your finger. That’s right! We have an app! It’s designed to make your experience as a YMCA member easier than ever. Here’s what you can do with it: Check-in to your branch using your phone With our app, you don’t need to carry around your

6 Eating Habits to Maximize Your Workout

August 2, 2017

Exercise and eating go hand in hand. But maintaining a healthy lifestyle, or kick-starting your New Year’s fitness goals doesn’t mean starting a crash diet, or only eating raw foods. It’s about knowing what to eat when and what types of foods can help you make the most out of your workout! A healthy breakfast

Greenbush Traffic Alert

July 17, 2017

Please use caution on Community Way as road construction will impact the traffic pattern.  Road work will take place between 7:00am and 4:00pm weekdays through the week of 7/21.  Following 7/21,  road work on Luther Road (Rt. 151) will begin.  Please consider using the alternate routes posted on our website. We are asking that you

Why You Should Go to the Gym this Summer

July 13, 2017

Working out in the summer can be difficult. It’s hot. It’s humid, and exercising outside in that weather can be extremely dangerous. Excess heat can put extra stress on your body, causing your muscles to work in over-drive. Plus, with the humidity in the air, it blocks your sweat from evaporating, keeping your body temperature

Make Summer Reading Fun

July 12, 2017

Summer is the best time of year. The weather is nice, there’s more time to spend with your family, and you can relax. But what about your kids? Researchers have found that your child can actually lose everything they learned throughout the year. This is referred to as the “summer slide”. You can avoid the

Stay Protected: Tick Tactics

July 11, 2017

Summer 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 extremely high this year. So here’s what you can do to protect yourself and your family. Take preventative

Meet YMCA Teen: Jenesha Robert

June 28, 2017

Meet Jenesha Jenesha Robert is a graduating member of our Black & Latino Achievers program — a program which provides leadership, career readiness, and college preparation support to our middle school and high school youth. Because of all of Jenesha’s hard work, she earned a full-ride scholarship to St. Lawrence University, and was honored as

What to Bring to Camp

June 22, 2017

Summer Camp is right around the corner. Do you have everything your child needs to have the Best Summer Ever? If not, don’t worry, we’ve made a list of things your child should bring! Water Bottle This is one of the most important things to bring to camp. On hot summer days, when your child

Stress Free Lunches for Camp

June 22, 2017

Preparing lunch for your child can be extremely stressful. There are often a lot of rules to follow and certain foods to avoid, which can make preparing a healthy meal difficult. It doesn’t have to be hard! We’ve compiled a few tips and tricks to help ease the stress. Spend Time Planning Planning for the

Y Happenings

June 14, 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, June 16th Phone Scam Awareness – Glenville Officer Tracy Nethaway of the Glenville Police Department