Alliance and Oneonta Family YMCA Featured in Y-USA Walkability Storybook

In early 2018, the Alliance received a mini-grant from YMCA of the USA to participate in two strategies that supported the Surgeon General’s Call to Action on walking. With the grant, the Alliance identified an opportunity to pilot the Arthritis Foundation’s Walk With Ease Program in conjunction with the Oneonta Family YMCA. This rural community […]

Healthy Living

The Y aims to improve the nation’s health and well-being by providing programs and activities that promote wellness, reduce risk for disease and help others reclaim their health.

New York State YMCAs

The Alliance of New York State YMCAs is comprised of 45 independent Ys and more than 120 YMCA branches. Click here to find a YMCA near you.

Youth And Government

YMCA Youth & Government is a national program of the Y that involves thousands of teens nationwide in state-organized, model-government programs. Students from every corner of the U.S. have the opportunity to immerse themselves in experiential civic engagement and to, quite literally, practice democracy.


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EnhanceFitness Storybook: Illustrating Impact of Evidence-Based Programming in NYS

  The Alliance set out to share the numerous stories of the individuals that had their lives changed by the Y’s EnhanceFitness program. Featuring nine YMCA branches, the Alliance and Cantaloupe.TV traveled the across New York State in search of understanding just how great of an impact the evidence-based program had on those who have […]

Engaging Public Officials at Your Y!

United State Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY-020) visiting YMCA Camp Thompson in Norwich, NY!   Recently, YMCA of the USA (Y-USA) Government Relations and Policy held a webinar on how Ys can engage and foster relationships with their congressional representatives, state lawmakers and other public officials in an impactful manner. Data presented in the webinar underscores […]

Welcoming New CEO of Fulton YMCA!

The Alliance of NYS YMCAs is excited to welcome Shonna Sargent as the new CEO of the Fulton YMCA. Currently, Shonna is serving a second stint with the YMCA of Greater Louisville. Prior to Louisville, Shonna served the Family YMCA of Greater Augusta (GA) for three years as both a Wellness Director and Program Director.  […]

2018 Youth And Government State Conference

Every Spring, participants travel to Albany to implement the Youth & Government program events in the authentic surroundings of the State Capitol, the Legislative Office Building and the Judicial Building. The Albany weekend culminates several months of hard work for participants; for three intensive days, they become completely immersed in the political process. Every participant […]

Y-Corps Service Program

Y-Corps is a service-learning program for students currently in Grades 9-12 who want to make a difference in their communities, state, and nation.


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Nothing from March 22, 2019 to May 22, 2019.