Helping people is at the heart of the Capital District YMCA and has been from the start.

Through our childcare programs, we nurture the potential in every child. Through our health and wellness programs, we improve the health and well-being of those who live in our community. We strengthen our community by giving back and helping those in need.

Membership for all

Giving back is a core part of our mission. That’s what makes the Capital District YMCA so unique. We actively work to ensure that membership is available for everyone, regardless of your individual financial situation.

Our commitment covers a range of products and services, from general membership which covers all our programs and services, to our childcare programs and summer camp. Our commitment covers all ages, from infants to seniors.

The assistance we provide is based upon the type of assistance you need, from individual memberships to coverage for your whole family.

Your information

The assistance we provide is based upon income level and the number of people in your household seeking assistance.

Time frame

This process is the same for both general membership and for our childcare and summer camp programs.

For our childcare and other services, we’ll call you with payment information and how soon your child(ren) can start.


We’re here to help, so please let us know when you have questions. Simply stop by our front desk or begin your application today