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Family YMCA of the Glens Falls Area Awarded Grant Through Stewart's Holiday Match

Published: Thursday, March 29, 2018

Glens Falls YMCA awarded Stewart's Holiday Match Grant

The Family YMCA of the Glens Falls Area was recently awarded a generous grant of $8,000 for their 2017 Annual Campaign from the Stewart’s Holiday Match Program. Since 1986, Stewart’s has been collecting and matching donations in their shops from Thanksgiving Day through Christmas Day.  The Holiday Match funds will be used to award scholarships to children to attend the Y Afterschool Club and to support the Y-Achievers program.

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Family YMCA of the Glens Falls Area Receives Donation From Adirondack Foundation Generous Acts Fund

Published: Thursday, March 29, 2018

Glens Falls YMCA receives donation from Adirondack Foundation – Generous Acts Fund

The Family YMCA of the Glens Falls Area recently received a $6,000 contribution from the Adirondack Foundation – Generous Acts Fund in support of the YMCA Adirondack Outreach Center located in Brant Lake, NY.  The donation will be used for the 2018 academic-camp summer literacy program for at-risk children in kindergarten through grade 3.

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Inclement Weather Procedure

Published: Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Inclement Weather Procedure:

Cancellation of Group Exercise/Water Exercise and Youth Classes: The Family YMCA of the Glens Falls Area always keeps the best interest of our staff and members in mind when it comes to safety and travel during dangerous road conditions. To ensure the safety of our staff and members, during inclement weather we have found it necessary to cancel classes and programs based on the local school district schedule. To help you plan your visit to the Y, please review the following guidelines:

In the event of a State of Emergency issued by the Governor of New York for our area, the YMCA may close based on the discretion of the CEO.

During inclement weather, we will base our decision to run morning Group Exercise and Youth Classes on the schedule of the Queensbury School District.

  • If the school issues a 1 or 2-hour delay, classes will be cancelled until 11:00 a.m. (only if the school is delayed because it is deemed unsafe to travel on the roads i.e. Snow/Water /Ice Accumulation).
  • If the school closes but the Y is open, classes will be cancelled until 11:00 a.m. (Please note that 11:00 a.m. classes will run)
  • If further cancellations are needed throughout the day, the Y will use the following schedule:
  • Classes beginning at 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 pm will be determined by 9:30 am.
  • Classes beginning after 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 pm will be determined by 11:30 a.m.
  • Classes beginning after 4:00 p.m. will be determined by 2:30 p.m.
  • All Saturday class determinations will be made by 5:30 a.m. that morning. (Swim Lessons will be determined by 7:00 a.m.).
  • All Sunday class determinations will be made by 6:30 a.m. that morning.

Team - Team Practices will be of the discretion of the Head Coach. Coaches will notify participants separately if their practices will be running.

Early Learners/Preschool/Music Movement and More – In the event that Queensbury School District (QSD) is on a 1 or 2 hour delay due to inclement weather, AM Preschool, Early Learners, and Music Movement and More will all be cancelled. PM Preschool will run as scheduled.  IF QSD is closed due to inclement weather, there will be no AM/PM Preschool, Early Learners or Music Movement and More.

All other Programs or Classes will be held or cancelled on a case-by-case basis.

Please note that make up classes for cancellation of classes due to inclement weather will be at the discretion of the Program Director.

Change in class schedules due to inclement weather will also be posted on the Y’s Facebook page, our Mobile App through push notification, as well as our website at www.glensfallsymca.org.

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Family YMCA of the Glens Falls Area Joins Nationwide Membership

Published: Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Family YMCA of the Glens Falls Area Joins Nationwide Membership

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YMCA AWARDED $5,000 GRANT

Published: Monday, September 25, 2017
The Family YMCA of the Glens Falls Area received a grant donation in the amount of $5,000 from TD Charitable Foundation. This grant will be used to support the YMCA’s Y-Achievers program in the Glens Falls Area. Y-Achievers is a national YMCA program designed to provide talented, underachieving at-risk youth in Grades 6, 7, and 8 with a solid support more»


2017 YMCA Annual Meeting

Published: Wednesday, July 19, 2017
The Family YMCA of the Glens Falls Area hosted its 2017 Annual Meeting on Tuesday, June 27th at the Hiland Park Country Club. Area leaders, Y Board of Directors, Members, Y Donors, Staff and Volunteers were in attendance. Incoming board members, Amy Potter, Stewart’s Shops; Paul Wersten, TD Bank; and Sylvia Smith were voted in for a six-year term. more»


21st Annual YMCA Golf Classic Raises $26,000 for Scholarship Program

Published: Thursday, June 8, 2017
GLENS FALLS June 6th, 2017- The Family YMCA of the Glens Falls Area held their 21st Annual Golf Classic on Monday, June 5th at the Glens Falls Country Club. The charity tournament was attended by 136 golfers and raised approximately $26,000. One-hundred percent of net proceeds will benefit the Y’s Annual Campaign. As a cause-driven organization with a more»


Share Your Y Story

Published: Sunday, June 4, 2017
The Y has been making opportunity possible for over a hundred years. What has the Y done for you? Share your Y story with us, and be entered into a raffle to win a “Y” basket. The first 15 submissions will receive a Y beach towel. Contest Dates: June 5th – June 19th Guidelines: *Stories should be 250 words or less. *Stories must more»


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