Military Family Appreciation Month

Military Family Appreciation Month November is a time where we recognize the unique sacrifices and challenge family members make in support of their loved ones in uniform. At the Y, we offer a 25% discount to Veterans. Click here to get started. How can you do to support a military family? Say thank you Acknowledging

Family Stories Month

National Family Stories Month November is National Family Stories Month and we invite you to take this opportunity to share stories with your family! We all have stories from our past that we may think our inconsequential, but our children might find super interesting! We have a few challenges for you to do as a


Movember: Move for Men’s Health Movember is celebrated in the month of November to raise awareness for men’s health issues such as prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and men’s suicide. How can you help? Grow a moustache! Grow a moustache for charity. Choose your favorite men’s health organization and raise funds through the month of November

Breast Cancer Awareness

Breast Cancer Awareness Month Breast cancer is an extremely malevolent disease that affects one in eight women nationwide. This is a large group of people whose entire lives have been affected by this disease. Thanks to global fundraising efforts, there are currently over 2.8 million breast cancer survivors alive in the United States today. Here’s

National Bullying Prevention Month

National Bullying Prevention Month October is National Bullying Prevention Awareness month, so we have pooled together resources to prevent and address bullying among students grades K-12! Kindness is important at all ages. Activities to Teach Your Kids about Inclusion, Kindness, and Bullying Prevention Student Activities Kit – PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center The Anti-Bullying Pledge

National Wellness Month

National Wellness Month 2021 Wellness is a big word with a big meaning. It can mean physical wellness, mental wellness, health wellness, and more! This month, we want to help you focus on your overall well-being. To help, we’ve compiled a list of resources broken down by wellness area: Physical Wellness 5 Steps to Improve

Open Houses 2021

September Open House Events and Related Activities September 4th, 2021 Greene County YMCA Try the Y for free any Saturday in September! September 10 – September 19th, 2021 Greenbush YMCA during Open Hours Share your story with us! Participate in our map story telling activity all week long. Place a flag identifying your home country and

Community Give Back Day

Community Give Back Day The Capital District YMCA and Russell Sage College are excited to partner with Power Health Tour & Organized Youth-Youth Squad® to offer a Capital Region Community Give Back Day on Saturday, September 18, 2021.   As an anchor in the communities we serve, your Capital District YMCA is committed to diversity, equity and

How to Update Your Email

How to Update the Email on Your YMCA Account Step 1: Click “Manage My Account” from the Homepage Step 2: Log into your account Note: If you are updating the password on your account, it will take 30 minutes before you can log-in. We apologize for the inconvenience. Step Three: Click “Edit Profile” Step

Running Start Fundraising

Make a Difference with Running Start Unlike any other program in the region, Running Start provides children with the opportunity to shop for brand new clothes to begin the school year. Thanks to the support of caring Sustaining Campaign donors, these children receive a backpack full of the school supplies they need, new clothes and