Schenectady City Schools Middle School Students Visit Camp Chingachgook

June 9, 2022

On Wednesday, June 8,  2022, Camp Chingachgook hosted over 100 students and teachers from Mont Pleasant Middle School in Schenectady for a day of games, food, and nature. Camp Chingachgook was established in 1913 to bring students from the City of Schenectady to “escape” the city and experience outdoor education and recreation. We are proud

Celebrate Pride 2022 with the Capital District YMCA

June 2, 2022

Celebrate Pride with the Capital District YMCA Volunteer at the Pride Center of the Capital Region‘s Alternative Prom at the Schenectady YMCA – June 3 The Schenectady YMCA branch will be closing early this Friday, June 3, at 5 pm for the Pride Center of the Capital Region‘s Alternative Prom Want to get involved? We

CDYMCA to Host Safety Around Water Day in Glenville

May 23, 2022

CDYMCA to Host Safety Around Water Day in Glenville 150 Students from Schenectady City Schools to Learn Water Safety Glenville, NY – The Glenville YMCA will hold its annual Safety Around Water Day for Schenectady City School students on Thursday, May 26 from 9:30 am to 1 pm.  Drowning is the number one cause of

CDYMCA Brings Refugee Families to Camp Chingachgook

May 16, 2022

  The CDYMCA serves our community through four pillars: Racial Equity and Inclusion, Youth Development, Food Insecurity, and Health Disparities. We are committed to bringing people with diverse backgrounds and experiences together to listen, learn, and share. On Saturday, May 14, we brought a group 30 refugee children and 8 adults from Rwanda, Congo, and

Amazon and CDYMCA Team Up to Offer Discount to SNAP EBT Card Holders

May 11, 2022

Amazon and CDYMCA Team Up to Offer Discount to SNAP EBT Card Holders Many CDYMCA families in our community qualify for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)-Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) which are vital resources for underserved families. These resources must go further these days. Pandemic demand and disruptions to the supply chain have raised prices

Guilderland YMCA to Hold Ride for Summer Camp

May 9, 2022

Guilderland YMCA to Hold Ride for Summer Camp Spin Fundraiser This Saturday Will Send Kids to Camp Guilderland, NY – The Guilderland YMCA will host Ride for Summer Camp Saturday, May 14 from 9 – 11:30 am. Participants will cycle on spin bikes in the parking lot of the YMCA for two and a half

Press Release: Capital District YMCA to Host FREE Healthy Kids Day

Capital District YMCA to Host FREE Healthy Kids Day Kids and Families Invited to Tour Their Local Y and Enjoy a Day of Fun Free Activities on Albany, NY (April 21, 2022) – The Capital District YMCA is excited to announce that Saturday, April 30, 2022, is Healthy Kids Day. Six regional Y’s will host

Press Release: Guilderland YMCA to Host Indoor Triathlon on May 1

April 1, 2022

Guilderland YMCA to Host Indoor Triathlon on May 1 Athletes Across the State to Compete in Three Heats Guilderland, NY – The Guilderland YMCA will host an indoor triathlon on May 1 starting at 8 A.M. The indoor triathlon will feature a 20-minute swim, a 30-minute bike ride, and a 20-minute run on a treadmill. 

Press Release: Southern Saratoga YMCA Hosting Easter Egg Hunt

March 31, 2022

Southern Saratoga YMCA Hosting Easter Egg Hunt Donations of eggs and candy being accepted now until April 7, 2022 Clifton Park, NY – The Southern Saratoga YMCA (SSYMCA), located in Clifton Park, is hosting their annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 9. This is the first time this event will be held in person

Troy and Schenectady YMCAs Reopening on May 1

March 28, 2022

Troy and Schenectady YMCAs Reopening on May 1 All 8 Capital District YMCAs will be open 7 days a week ALBANY, NY – The Capital District YMCA is reopening two locations, Troy and Schenectady, on May 1. The Troy location has been closed since March 2020 and the Schenectady location has been closed since January