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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May
30
Thu
Beyond Monumental Lunch Runs @ YMCA at the City Market
May 30 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

Spring running is here again! Beyond Monumental, along with the YMCA at City Market, is excited to bring back our weekly lunch runs to help support your goals. We’ve partnered together to bring you a free, fun, fitness option for your Thursday lunch breaks in May.

  • Multiple pace groups available, ranging from 7:30 min/mile to a walking group
  • 30 min. runs through pre-set downtown courses
  • Complimentary bottled water and CLIF bars available post-run
  • Complimentary lockers and showers available at the YMCA at City Market
  • NEW! Every time you attend, receive an entry to our grand prize drawing for a Monumental Prize Pack at the end of the month!

Questions? Contact Maggie McCoy at 317.612.3086

Jun
4
Tue
CityWay Sunrise Yoga @ The Alexander Plaza
Jun 4 @ 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.

 

 

 

 

Jun
15
Sat
All-City Track and Field Meet @ North Central High School
Jun 15 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm

track and fieldThe YMCA offers spring and fall track teams for ages 4 to 16 as a great way to learn how to achieve personal goals and be on a team. Kids also learn how to see through a commitment with training and fun.

Compete against 8 YMCA track teams!

Teams are coached at eight area YMCAs and begin practicing one or two days a week in late April. The spring track season culminates with the All-City Track & Field Meet where nearly 400 kids compete in age groups in field events, running and relays.

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Track and field is one of many specialty sports offered at the Y. Try these and other youth sports teams and clinics throughout the year!

Are you a runner or walker?

Inspire Indy 5k_2019The YMCA also has adult running and walking clubs and triathlon groups and events, coach to 5K, mini and full marathon training programs, like the Inspire Indy 5K Series, perfect for the whole family, and more. Check ’em out!

Track meet 1

YMCA Track team

See more photos from last year.

Jun
17
Mon
Free Safety Around Water Classes @ 7 area YMCAs
Jun 17 – Jun 20 all-day

Swimming with lifejacketWe’re excited to be part of the first-ever Indy Water Safety Week presented by the new Indy Aquatic Alliance! Enjoy free water safety programs and swim events at 30 locations across Greater Indianapolis throughout the week. All activities are free and open to the public. And here’s what you can do at the YMCA!

Free Water Safety Classes

To help keep kids safe, we have over 300 spots open for free “Safety Around Water” classes for ages 5-12 from June 17-20 at seven area YMCAs. In four, half-hour classes, the Y’s certified swim instructors will teach children basic safety skills and concepts, such as jump, push, turn, grab and swim, float and swim.
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“America’s Swim Instructor”

Safety Around Water teaches basic water awareness skills, but is not a substitute for learning how to swim. Swim lessons are always available at eight area YMCAs for a fee and at most Y Summer Day Camps. Known as “America’s Swim Instructor,” the Y also offers swim teamsclinicswater fitness classescertifications and training and many more aquatics programs year-round. Scholarships are available for all of these programs.

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