Juneteenth chance to reflect on African American food culture

Author: Deanna Fox
Date Posted: Thursday, June 18, 2020

The understated approach to this year’s Juneteenth celebration at the African American Cultural Center of the Capital Region in Albany will be a stark contrast to the high energy and vibrant conviviality of Juneteenth parties in years past. ...

How COVID-19 Is Changing Summer Camps

Author: Melissa Mills
Date Posted: Friday, June 12, 2020

We are proud to have been included in article about Summer Camp and the changes to expect this year.  


Author: Meadowlands YMCA Staff
Date Posted: Friday, March 20, 2020

 EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., March 20, 2020 – The New York Giants have funded a new program to provide childcare at no cost to emergency response personnel at the Meadowlands YMCA for the next 10 weeks.  The Meadowlands YMCA has ...

Should You go to the Gym During the Coronavirus Outbreak?

Author: Meadowlands YMCA Staff
Date Posted: Monday, March 9, 2020

With the rise of Coronavirus concerns, we would like to address a popular question: Should you avoid the gym during the outbreak?

Coronavirus Information & Updates

Author: Meadowlands YMCA Staff
Date Posted: Saturday, March 7, 2020

As the concern about the Coronavirus continues to grow, we wanted to update you on our procedures.

Welcome to 2020

Author: David Kisselback
Date Posted: Friday, January 3, 2020

Before looking forward, I would like to thank you all for supporting the Meadowlands YMCA’s mission throughout the past year. With the enthusiasm and generosity of our donors, volunteers, and the community, we were able to make a positive change in the lives of over 20,000 local residents. Every day, we are making more moments possible for our neighbors, empowering all to reach their fullest potential.

One Easy Way to Win at Back 2 School

Author: Meadowlands YMCA Staff
Date Posted: Thursday, September 26, 2019

The start of a new school year is the perfect time to introduce new healthy habits and routines for your family. Creating set processes and meal plans will help to alleviate the chaotic nature of back to school time. Between school, extracurricular activities, sports, and family time your calendar is already packed. By using some simple and effective health plans, you’ll structure your days and weeks – optimizing your time and the wellbeing of your family.

Calling All Artists! Announcing Community Mural Design Contest

Author: Meadowlands YMCA
Date Posted: Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Adding permanent artwork to the YMCA that showcases “What the Y Means to Me” in celebration of the facility’s second anniversary.  

The Y Helps Meadowlands Area Children Learn to be Safe Around Water

Author: Y-USA
Date Posted: Friday, March 8, 2019

Meadowlands Area YMCA increases availability of water safety and swim lessons in underserved communities.

The Meadowlands Area YMCA Renews Longstanding Commitment to End Childhood Drowning with Water Safety and Swim Lesson Programs

Author: Y-USA
Date Posted: Friday, March 8, 2019

One hundred scholarships for swim and water safety lessons to be awarded to children in high-risk communities in the Meadowlands Area as program launches during Water Safety Month.   

Tips for Finding the Right Personal Trainer

Author: Alcyone Finke
Date Posted: Saturday, December 29, 2018

With the New Year around the corner, fitness is generally on the top of everyone’s New Years Resolutions list. From the workout fanatic to the first-time gym goers, a Personal Trainer can benefit anyone! Here are some things to consider when booking your Personal Trainer.

New Special Needs Program Launchs with Donation from the Loretta Mc Gowan Foundation

Author: Meadowlands YMCA
Date Posted: Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Programs INC. is the first-of-its-kind allowing participation of multi-ability participants in regularly scheduled classes, made possible by a generous donation from the Loretta Mc Gowan Foundation. 

Meadowlands YMCA Names David Kisselback as New CEO

Author: Meadowlands YMCA
Date Posted: Wednesday, December 5, 2018

The Meadowlands Area YMCA has named David Kisselback as its new President & Chief Executive Officer, effective January 1, 2019. Selected by the Y’s Board of Directors, following a three-month search, Kisselback will succeed Jane A. Egan who will retire December 31st.  In his new role, Kisselback will be responsible for guiding the YMCA into the next stage of its history as one of the region’s most significant institutions. 

National Swim Champion Chris Hwang Joins Meadowlands YMCA as Swim Team Coach

Author: Meadowlands YMCA
Date Posted: Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Former Swim Team Coach, Jim Semenecz with CEO Jane Egan & Chairman, Ron Simoncini

The Meadowlands YMCA has announced that former Korean National Swim Champion, Chris Hwang, will be the new coach for the Sharks Swim Team. Current coach, Jim Semenecz, will be retiring after a tremendous 11-year tenure in January.