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...

Read More
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.
[table “40” not found /]

“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.

Jul
6
Sat
Man to Man
Jul 6 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Man to Man

Man to Man is a program for teen boys where positive role models interact with the youth encouraging them to live their best lives.

Jul
20
Sat
Safe Sitter @ Ransburg YMCA
Jul 20 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Safe Sitter @ Ransburg YMCA | Indianapolis | Indiana | United States

Safe Sitter teaches adolescent babysitters how to handle crisis in order to keep their charges safe and secure. It will also teach them how to nurture and guide a young child. Students will become more confident, responsible, and compassionate.

Aug
3
Sat
Man to Man
Aug 3 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Man to Man

Man to Man is a program for teen boys where positive role models interact with the youth encouraging them to live their best lives.

All Upcoming Events

Photo Gallery

Checkout what's going on with the YMCA at the Athenaeum.

A Fully Equipped Wellness Center.

Our Wellness Center is equipped with free weights, Cybex® equipment, & a variety of cardiovascular equipment.

Our Center

The downtown YMCAs have helped me find the path to wellness. I've done two half marathons and learned so much about bicycle safety because of their encouragement. The most supportive and caring staff (now friends) around. I love this place!!!

Sarah F.

8 Awards, Countless Acts of Heroism

The theme for this year’s Staff Assembly was superheroes. And why not? The YMCA staff are happy to go above and beyond to serve others. Staff from a...

Read More