20 New Programs, Classes and Events to Try

We’re always looking for new and innovative ways to fulfill the Y mission, and 2018 was no exception. Here are just a few new ways Central Indiana r...

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Next Level Youth Basketball Clinic @ Irsay Family YMCA at CityWay
May 5 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Next Level Youth Basketball Clinic @ Irsay Family YMCA at CityWay | Indianapolis | Indiana | United States

These one-day training clinics will focus on fine tuning the young athlete’s fundamentals. Coach Phillips will ensure that every child leaves these clinics a better player than when they started. Training is designed to:

– Increase confidence in ball handling, shooting, defense and court awareness
– Improve footwork, hand quickness and hand-eye coordination
– Improve lateral quickness, reaction and short burst quickness
– Improve agility, quickness and reaction time
– Improve focus and explosiveness
– Available for ages 5 – 14


Two sessions to choose from: April 7 and/or May 5


Ages 5-9 · 11:30 – 12:30
Ages 10 – 14 · 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.

CityWay Sunrise Yoga @ The Alexander Plaza
May 7 @ 6:30 am – 7:00 am

Join us for a YMCA instructor-led class on the first and third Tuesdays this summer (May – August)!

We’ll meet on The Alexander Plaza (333 S. Delaware), located on the south side of the hotel, just across the street from the Irsay Family YMCA at CityWay. This event is open to the public, and you don’t need to be a member of the YMCA to participate. Don’t forget to bring your own mat!

This event is presented by the YMCA, The Alexander Hotel, and Plat 99 Coffee + Cocktails.





Downtown Indy Ys Job Fair @ Irsay Family YMCA
May 9 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

The Downtown Indy Ys will host a job fair to fill open positions at on May 9. Seasonal, part-time and full-time positions in Sports & Aquatics, Health & Wellness, Camps & Child Care, administrative services, and maintenance are available.

Summer hours are flexible to appeal to busy teens, college students, teachers and families. Interviews will be conducted on site. Positions are posted on our Jobs page.

Benefits you’ll find nowhere else

In addition to making a difference in the local community, staff get to be part of the global Y cause. You also get a FREE YMCA membership, discounts on Y programs and access to child care services, among other benefits.

Do you have what it takes to be a lifeguard?

In addition to being lifeguard certified (if not already), candidates will be asked to demonstrate their swim abilities and must meet these requirements:


  • At least 16 years old
  • Tread water for 2 minutes without hands
  • Swim 100 yards front crawl
  • Swim 50 yards of these strokes: front crawl, side stroke, breast stroke, breast stroke with head up and elementary backstroke with hands on chest
  • Perform a feet-first surface dive

 Swim Instructors

  • At least 15 years old
  • Swim well in six strokes: freestyle, breast stroke, elementary and competitive back stroke, butterfly and side stroke
  • Tread water using these three kicks: egg beater, scissor, whip or frog kick

Join our team, it’s fun!

2019 Biking Lunch and Learns @ YMCA at the City Market
May 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
2019 Biking Lunch and Learns @ YMCA at the City Market | Indianapolis | Indiana | United States

Learn more about the biking community in Downtown Indianapolis with this year’s Biking Lunch and Learn series brought to you by the Cycle Commuter Task Force. Our commuter series of Lunch and Learns are underway and available to everyone. Whether you’ve just started biking or you’ve been peddling for years, all levels and stage of cyclists are welcome. Join us all spring, summer, and fall for info sessions and fellowship while learning all about bike commuting here in Indianapolis.


Lunch & Learns are noon – 1 p.m. on the 2nd Thursday of each month, February – October, at the YMCA at the City Market. Lunch is generously provided by Nature’s Table.

  • February 14 〉 Indoor Cycling – Wahoo Kickers presented by KeyBank
  • March 14 〉 Bicycle Rules & Courtesy Trivia Contest
  • April 11 〉 Bicycle Security & Basic Maintenance
  • May 9 〉 Bike Commuting Panel
  • June 13 〉 Micro-Mobility & E-bike test rides
  • July 11 〉 Women Riders Panel
  • August 8 〉 Bike Fitting & Injury Prevention
  • September 12 〉 Tips for Riding in the Cold & Dark
  • October 10 〉 Bikes on Buses / Red Line @ IndyGo Transit


  • Thursday, March 28, 5 – 7 p.m. 〉 Bike Commuting Kick-Off: Meet the Indy Bike Train Conductors
  • Thursday, November 14, 5 – 7 p.m. – Bicycle Commuting Celebration
  • Join an Indy Bike Train and commute with a group!


Check out the many Bike Trains from around Central Indiana that will get riders safely Downtown. Indy Bike Trains are held on Bike-in Breakfasts dates (and other dates as indicated by the Bike Train Conductor).

Brought to you by: Cycle Commuter Task Force


Beginning June 10, kids age 8- to 15-years-old will also learn bike safety and maintenance at Bike Camp at the YMCA at the City Market. Learn more about Bike Camp or sign your kids up for camp today!


Lunch and Learns are presented by the YMCA and the City Market and

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