Weather Update

January 18, 2019

Weather Update – Sunday, January 20th Due to inclement weather, we have a few delays and closing. The weather has affected the hours and offerings at the following branches: Albany: The facility will be closed on Sunday, January 20th. Bethlehem:The facility will be closed on Sunday, January 20th. Duanesburg YMCA: The facility will be closed on

2019 Race Series

January 9, 2019

2019 YMCA Race Series: Sponsored by Blue Shield of Northeastern New York The 2019 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! Save the Dates! Sunday, April

Tips For Staying Healthy During Vacation

January 3, 2019

Now that the cold weather has arrived, many people are going on vacations during their winter breaks. It’s really easy to let your healthy habits slip away while on vacation, but that doesn’t mean you have to completely go off the rails with exercise and nutrition. Here are some tricks on how to have fun

Treat Yourself Tuesdays at Friendly’s – Troy

January 3, 2019

Treat Yourself Tuesdays at Friendly’s Visit the Hoosick Street Friendly’s between 7:00am-10:00pm, the second Tuesday 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 8th – Social

Commit To Be Fit

January 2, 2019

Commit to Be Fit   Get motivated this January by joining our Commit to Be Fit program! There will be weekly challenges made for you to rack up points and enter to win a big prize each week: a FitBit, a YMCA jacket, gift cards, personal training, and a YMCA membership! Everyone who joins the program will

IronJanuary Challenge

January 2, 2019

IronJanuary Challenge Do you think you have what it takes to complete the IronJanuary Challenge? IronJanuary is a virtual event in which you complete the Ironman distances on your own throughout the month of January (2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike, 26.2 mile run). You have from 12:00AM January 1, 2019 to 11:59PM January 31,

How To Stay Healthy In The Winter

December 27, 2018

  The Winter can be a very exciting, and very busy. Holiday parties, dinners and events take up a lot of time, leaving people to push healthy choices and exercise to the side. Finding motivation to exercise and stay healthy can be hard, but these tips will help you continue to make healthy decisions during

6 Reasons Winter is the Most Important Season for Exercise

December 7, 2018

Finding the time and energy to exercise in the winter can be tough. It’s cold, snowy, and windy while your house is warm and cozy. It’s easy to skip your early morning gym sessions when the weather doesn’t agree with you, but it’s extremely important to exercise through the winter. Exercise is important year round,

10 Ways to De-Stress Every Day

December 6, 2018

Stress is unavoidable. You’re stressed in the morning when you check the clock and realize you’re running late to work. You’re stressed about meeting Friday’s deadline and you’re getting worked up about the fact that the holidays are right around the corner. Your kids both have sports practice at the same time and you have

Weather Update

November 16, 2018

Weather Update – Friday, November 16th Due to inclement weather, we have a few delays and closing. The weather has affected the hours and offerings at the following branches: Albany: The Albany Early Learning Center is on a 2 hour delay. Bethlehem: All morning classes and programs, including Child Watch are cancelled. Duanesburg YMCA: All morning classes and