Never Give Up, Carin Cummings’ Weight Loss Story

Meet Carin By Anna Tailleur In August of 2014, at age 36, Carin Cummings weighed 425 pounds and could barely walk a few yards before needing to stop and rest. Now 38 and 178 pounds, Carin sits at a picnic table outside the Glenville YMCA and recounts her “out of control” weight gain and her ultimate

Summer Camp Week 3

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Independence Day

The Capital District YMCA is grateful for those who had the vision for our country, and all those who continue to protect our freedom today.

Josephine Reeder Promoted to Wellness Director

Please join me in congratulating Josephine Reeder on her promotion to Wellness Director for the Greenbush Area branch. Josephine joined our Greenbush team in September of 2014 and quickly became a leader in our personal training and wellness programs.  She worked closely with Allison Reinhardt and Nancy Gildersleeve on pilot programs such as Growing Up

SSY Whirlpool and Sauna

The SSY Whirlpool and Sauna are both back open. Thank you for your patience.


All of us at the Capital District YMCA would like to congratulate Sharon Cohen on her retirement. Sharon has been a longtime friend and board member of the Y, who has consistently worked to strengthen her community. We would also like to thank Sharon for asking that in lieu of gifts, donations can be made

Family Night: Pool Night

Family bonding happens here at the Glenville Y! Enjoy a night of fun with your whole family at the Glenville YMCA. From movie nights, basketball games, to pool parties, your family will have a great time together. All are welcome! Register at the front desk today or online today! March 11th from 6:30 – 8:00pm

Classes in Schodack

Did you know the Y now offers classes for the Schodack Central School District. Check out these classes that are close to home. To register call Lisa Smith Auer at 518-732-2124  ext. 1318 or for the exercise classes, by showing up to the first class. Community Spin Bike An indoor group cycling class.  This class will challenge

YMCA Camp Chingachgook Alumni Reunion

All former camp staff are invited to join in our annual celebration. Outdoor activities, crafts, food and fun await. Please RSVP with your name, phone number and size of your group to We look forward to seeing you back at camp!

Winter Wonderland Family Days

Camp Chingachgook opens its doors for families and community members to enjoy a fantastic day of outdoor fun. Activities include hikes, campfires, arts and crafts, snow tubing and a delicious lunch!