10 Ways To Ask Your Kids About Their Day At Camp

July 1, 2015

Let us know if this conversation sounds familiar: Dad: So how was camp today? Son: Fine Dad: What did you do today? Son: Nothing At the Y we help children learn, grow, and thrive every day at Summer Camp. Here are some tips put together by our friends at #yappin4youth to help you engage your

Spring Has Sprung Runs

May 17, 2015

Find results at http://finishright.com/results.html It was great weather for the Southern Saratoga YMCA Spring Has Sprung runs. Thanks to everyone who participated and volunteered. Now get out there and tag yourself in some photos. Posted by Capital District YMCA on Sunday, May 17, 2015

Healthy Aging Tips for Active Older Adults

May 14, 2015

May is Older Americans Month, and as a leading nonprofit dedicated to improving the nation’s health, the Capital District YMCA offers the following tips to encourage older adults in the Capital Region live healthier lives. Have fun with your food. Eating healthy doesn’t have to be boring! Have fun with your fruits and vegetables by

Fruit Pizza Rollups

March 27, 2015

Getting kids to eat healthy is easier when they get to participate in the prep. How about trying to make this fun Fruit Pizza Rollup? ‪#‎EatPlayYMCA‬ ‪#‎NutritionMonth‬  

Layered Taco Dip

March 22, 2015

Eating healthy is fun when kids cook! #NutritionMonth #EatPlayYMCA #HEPA

Support The YMCA

March 20, 2015

In East Greenbush, 1,332 members are given the opportunity to deepen relationships, develop new skills, and improve their health because of your support of our annual campaign. Please make a donation below.

Ants on a Log

March 20, 2015

Did you know that YMCA Afterschool Programs follow Healthy Eating and Physical Activity (HEPA) standards. Need a fun activity for Nutrition Month? How about having kids make Ants on a Log? ‪#‎EatPlayYMCA‬

Workout of the Week

March 8, 2015

Here is a WOW lower body blast alternating cardio and toning exercises: High-impact option: 10 high knee runs, 5 Jump Squats 10 alternating jump lunges, 10 alternating (5 right/5 left) rear lunges 30 second jump rope, 10 calf raises 8 mogul hops, 10 alternating (5 right/5 left) side lunges Low-impact option: 10 alternating knee raises,

On The Way To Vietnam

March 7, 2015

Our team of staff and volunteers are on their way to Vietnam to help build a school with the YMCA of Vietnam, YMCA of Greater Houston, and other Ys from around the United States.

Workout of the Week

February 22, 2015

Jumpstart your workout with our new Workout of the Week! WOW #4 30 second plank 15 bicycle crunches 30 second side plank (Right) 15 bridge hip-ups 30 second side plank (Left) 2 minutes relaxation/deep breathing