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Community Events


Fearless is having a healthy and fit summer!

Summer has arrived in the Capital Region! At BlueShield of Northeastern New York, we’re proud to present activities to keep you active and having fun all season long.

Staying fit this summer is a breeze with BlueShield. From enjoying free fitness classes at the Empire State Plaza and City Park in Glens Falls, to racing to the finish in one of the Capital District YMCA’s 2019 community wellness events, there are ways for everyone to stay active.

If you have an interest in reserving the Healthy Zone Cruiser for your next event, please fill out our Cruiser Request Form.

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CDYMCA Community Wellness Events 

BlueShield of Northeastern New York and the Capital District YMCA have teamed up to keep our communities active throughout the year! Beginning in April, join us for any of the 10 run/multi-sport events put on by the Capital District YMCA throughout the region, and be sure to stop by the Healthy Zone Cruiser. 

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Fitness at the Plaza 

Fitness at the Plaza is back for it’s third summer season! Starting Tuesday, June 4 through Thursday, August 29, FREE outdoor fitness classes will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5-6pm at the Empire State Plaza.

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Fit in the City 

New for Summer 2019, BlueShield of Northeastern New York is partnering with the City of Glens Falls to present “Fit in the City,” an 8-week fitness program in the heart of Glens Falls! Beginning June 5, FREE Classes will be held outdoors in City Park on Wednesdays from 5:15-6:15pm, and all fitness levels are encouraged to attend. No registration required.

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Schenectady Greenmarket 

BlueShield of Northeastern New York is proud to continue our partnership with the Schenectady Greenmarket to encourage our communities to buy and eat local. Stop by the BlueShield table on the third Sunday of every month for information and a free reusable shopping bag.

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Tri-City ValleyCats

Spring is here and so is baseball season! BlueShield of Northeastern New York has partnered with the Tri-City ValleyCats to host community nights throughout the 2018 season. Come down to “The Joe” on select dates to cheer on the ValleyCats, as well as enjoy games and giveaways with the Healthy Zone Cruiser. 

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Healthy Zone Cruiser 

Fully-stocked with healthy activities, the Healthy Zone Cruiser is a mobile playground that encourages both children and adults to get outside and play. If you have an interest in reserving the Cruiser for your next event, please fill out our Cruiser Request Form.