Tips to Help You Stay Safe in the Water

Tips to Help You Stay Safe in the Water

May 16, 2017

It’s about to get very hot outside and you’re going to want to go swimming—whether it’s in your own pool, at the beach, or on a boat! We want to make sure you’re safe, so we’ve compiled a few tips to follow both in and out of the home. Supervise in and around water Designate

How to Become a Lifeguard

How to Become a Lifeguard

December 2, 2016

Lifeguarding is a fun and extremely rewarding job. As a guard, you’re an important and admired member of your community. You have the power to save a life and educate our youth on the importance of water safety. Why become a lifeguard? Lifeguards are an integral part of the aquatics community. As a guard, you’ll

National Learning and Development Month

National Learning and Development Month

October 1, 2016

“The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you” -BB King You’re never too old to learning something new. To help those who want to keep growing and learning, we at the Y provide classes to everyone whether it’s to strengthen the body or the mind. We provide CPR/First

YMCA Promotes Jean Berry to Regional Aquatics Director

Albany YMCA

May 24, 2016

The Capital District YMCA is pleased to announce the promotion of Jean Berry to the role of Regional Aquatics Director, responsible for our Albany and Bethlehem branches. In this newly created position, Jean will oversee the aquatics department of both branches, including operation of the pool, development of aquatics programs, staff development, and budget management.

Josh Wolin Promoted to Aquatics Director

Josh Wolin Promoted to Aquatics Director

August 20, 2014

We are pleased to announce the promotion of Josh Wolin to the position of Aquatics Director at the Bethlehem Area YMCA. Josh started his career with the Y in June of 2011, as a swim coach.  His insightful nature along with his charismatic personality has enabled him to develop a swim team based on the