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.

World Humanitarian Day

World Humanitarian Day

August 19, 2016

World Humanitarian Day was created by the general assembly of the United Nations to coincide with the 2003 bombing of the United Nations Headquarters in Baghdad, Iraq. This day is to celebrate the humanity of the world and the spirit behind it that creates a community of people driven to help others. The UN wants this

American Heart Month Tips

American Heart Month Tips

February 1, 2015

February is American Heart Month, and as a leading nonprofit dedicated to improving the nation’s health, the Capital District YMCA offers the following tips to help families in the Capital Region be heart healthy. Get Physical: Being physically active every day is fun and can improve the function of your heart. Plan and schedule opportunities

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