We’re old enough to know that success starts young.

That’s why we’re advocates for helping children through all phases of their youth development. Our child care programs teach children essential social skills and values, giving them the foundations they’ll need to flourish. Youth swim lessons build confidence and save lives, while youth sports teach fundamentals and instill in children the importance of a healthy, active lifestyle. Leadership and college preparation programs, such as mentoring and Y Achievers, help older kids develop their talents, give back to the community, and become healthy, engaged adults.

Day Camps: What’s New and What Will Be Most Fun

Here at the YMCA of Greater Indianapolis, we are embarking on yet another summer of fun at Day Camp, and I couldn’t be happier. Our team has been planning for the May 24 camp kickoff since last summer ended, and there is no stopping the great things we have in store.

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Young Basketball Player Regains Ability to Walk

Jeremiah has always had a love for basketball. Since 2012, he’s been a member of the Ransburg YMCA and in a basketball league. He would come into the Y’s doors every day with a big smile on his face. However, a few months after joining the Y, Jeremiah was diagnosed with Lupus.

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IPS Students Show Resilience in Y’s Essay Contest

Students in the 7th and 8th grade were asked to describe in 300 words or less a time when change occurred that they thought was going to be horrible, only to turn out for the best. Language arts teachers narrowed entries for the 43rd annual Essay Contest presented by the Indianapolis Y’s Men and Women Service Club,

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Teens, College Students Can Explore the World on Spring Break

The YMCA offers teens and college students opportunities to have a meaningful, productive Spring Break. From college tours of six East Coast universities to helping children in Jamaica who’ve been orphaned, the YMCA supports teens and young adults through times of transition and growth in their life.

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YMCA Keeps Kids Busy Over Spring Break

The YMCA has plenty of options to keep kids and families busy over Spring Break. The 12 area YMCAs are open every day. Classes, camps and hundreds of events and activities can help kids make the most of their time away from school. Day passes are also available.

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More than 100 Jobs Available at the YMCA

The YMCA of Greater Indianapolis has a critical need to fill 100 positions to run its Before and After School programs throughout Central Indiana. Multiple positions, including part-time and full-time opportunities, are open at more than 100 schools in Marion and surrounding counties.

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The Y is for Youth Development

The Y nurtures the potential of every child and teen by supporting their unique youth development journey through holistic programming. From cradle to career, the Y provides all youth with the tools and resources they need to succeed in life.

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