School Districts Provide Free Meals During Closure

March 17, 2020

School Districts Provide Free Meals During Closure With all the schools closed through the end of March, school districts in the Capital Region are rallying together to provide free meals to students during the closure. Below is the information for many school districts in the area that are here to help: Albany County Albany School

Virtual Workouts

March 17, 2020

Virtual Workouts All Capital District YMCA branches are temporarily closed. Though it’s not always possible to work out together in person, we’ve still got you covered! We have three sites to help you reach your fitness goals from the comfort and safety of your own home. There’s a little something for everyone here! Capital District

Resources and Support

March 13, 2020

All YMCA branches are temporarily closed. Due to the statewide mandate to prevent the spread of COVID-19, all Y branches, offices, and clinics are temporarily closed. We are quickly responding to this change and will provide details on our website, and via email, as the situation continues to evolve. Resources and Support Childcare for Essential Workers

Preventing the Spread of Coronavirus

March 10, 2020

Preventing the Spread of Coronavirus Your safety is our priority. As we monitor the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the Capital Region, we want to keep you up to date on what the Y is doing to prevent the spread of coronavirus in our community and what you can do to protect yourself and

7 Ways to Give Your Brain a Workout

February 21, 2020

Brain health is equally as important as physical health. Take time out of your daily routine to give your brain a workout. Exercising your brain can improve your memory, focus, and boost your overall mood. Here are a few things you can do to make your mind sweat: Take a Cooking Class Your brain is

February Break Week at the Y

February 6, 2020

School’s out and the Y’s in! Are you looking for ways to keep your child active and engaged during school break week? Let us help! We have a variety of fun activities planned across our association!

Weather Update

February 6, 2020

Weather Update – Thursday, February 6th, 2020 Due to inclement weather, the weather has affected the hours and offerings at the following branches: Bethlehem: All morning classes and programs, including Child Watch, are canceled. Duanesburg YMCA: All morning classes and programs, including Child Watch, are canceled. Glenville:All morning classes and programs, including Child Watch, are

Calling All Vendors!

January 29, 2020

Calling All Vendors! We are looking for vendors for our 2020 Farmer’s Market between the East Greenbush YMCA and the Library. Applications will be accepted from March 1st through May 31st. Please email application or drop is off at the Greenbush YMCA. Apply Here

Treat Yourself Thursday at Friendly’s – Troy

January 29, 2020

Treat Yourself Thursday at Friendly’s Visit the Hoosick Street Friendly’s between 7:00am-10:00pm, the second Thursday of every month, present the FUNraising voucher or social media post to your server and 20% of your purchase will be donated to the Troy Family YMCA. We will be raising money for the following programs: January 30th – Click for

2020 Healthy Community Race Series

January 29, 2020

2020 Healthy Community Race Series: Sponsored by BlueShield of Northeastern New York The 2020 Race Series is finally here! We have a race for everyone: 5Ks, Duathlons, Triathlons, a 10K, and a Half Marathon! Commit to being active this year by registering for one or all of our upcoming races! Indoor Triathlon In this indoor