Leashed dogs are welcome and encouraged. See the race route on campus at Butler University here.
Underdawg 5K supports Indy College Students & Neighbors
The Intercollegiate YMCA is changing Indianapolis by connecting college students from UIndy, Butler, IUPUI, and Ivy Tech to service opportunities that IMPACT our community, INFLUENCES change, and teaches them to INTEGRATE service into their life after college.
The students we engage provide free after school and day camp programs to youth in low-income apartment communities that ensure academic success, improve behavior through positive mentoring, and change their attitude towards their education. This program has contributed to an increase in overall grades and test scores, as well as played a part in the reduction of youth-involved crime in the communities.
Help us continue these programs!
Your support through the 5K will help us continue our programs and allow us to expand in more communities and change the lives of youth and college students across Indianapolis.
Don’t stop now! Check out all of the races in the YMCA Inspire Indy 5K Series.
Join us once again for the cutest, cuddliest event of the season, BUNNY YOGA! Enjoy a relaxing yoga class with adorable, adoptable bunnies from local rescue organization, A Critter’s Chance. You’ll hop and play for the ultimate Zen experience.
Admission is a $10 donation that is split between the YMCA at the City Market’s Annual Campaign and A Critter’s Chance. Donations to the YMCA’s Annual Campaign help children and families afford Y memberships and programs. Donations to A Critter’s Chance support their organization’s work. Funds go towards spaying/neutering and adoption costs for animals they house, including the bunnies. Space is limited so reserve your spot early!
Come snuggle an adoptable puppy while practicing yoga at the Irsay Family YMCA. Enjoy 45 minutes of beginners Vinyasa Flow Yoga with the adorable puppies of Helping Paws Indy; a local foster based rescue group. This class is suitable for all… We especially appreciate beginners. Participants should plan to bring a mat.
A portion of this session fee goes to support Helping Paws Indy & the Irsay Family YMCA’s Annual Campaign, which helps individuals and families afford YMCA memberships and programs. All puppies at the event are up for adoption and need good homes.
Spaces are going fast, so reserve your spot today!
Kitchen Basics is an adult cooking class series led by our experienced instructor, Kellyn Powers.
This month’s class will cover stocks and broths from start to finish! We will go over how to make stocks and broths, how to cool and store them properly, and what to do with leftover ingredients. Students will receive written notes and will have the opportunity to try the stocks and broths as we go.
About Our Instructor:
Kellyn Powers is a graduate of Indiana University, mother of two young girls, and holds an intense fascination with food anthropology; specifically, with how food effects our quality of life, mental and physical health, and how food can be used to improve our relationships within our families and communities.
Kellyn has 15 years of experience in the food and hospitality industry, in the midst of which she graduated from The Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts in Boulder, Colorado in 2013. The program focused on “bare-bone” techniques in the kitchen, primarily using a knife, an oven, a whisk and a bowl to concoct all sorts of delicious foods. Outside of the kitchen, Kellyn studied modern agriculture to become more conscious of our food and where it comes from.
Kellyn’s style of cooking is an eclectic mix of healthy comfort food. Just because it is good for you doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice taste, texture and quality of a meal!