Aug

25

INDOOR POOL CLOSURE

The indoor pool will be closed from Aug. 18 - Aug. 31 for annual maintenance. Please use our outdoor pool during this time. We appreciate your patience as we work to improve your YMCA experience.

Aug

25

WOMEN'S SAUNA CLOSED FOR REPAIRS

The women's sauna remains closed for repairs. Parts are on order and are expected to arrive soon. Please check here for updates on when it will be back up and operational. During this time we encourage you to try our hot tub to ease your achy muscles.

Drew Credits YMCA for His Life as World Triathlete

Since he was four years old Drew Shellenberger has been competing in Triathlons. He began his training at the Baxter YMCA saying, “[the YMCA] has be...

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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!

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YMCA Track team

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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.

Jun
22
Sat
Water Wars @ Baxter YMCA
Jun 22 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Water Wars @ Baxter YMCA | Indianapolis | Indiana | United States

Let the War begin!  Join us for Water Wars Kids Night Out.  Children of all ages will partake in our Water Wars throughout the night.  There will also be crafts, a movie, games and dinner provided by Chik Fil A.  Children ages 5 and up will be allowed to swim in the outdoor pool for the night.

Jun
29
Sat
Baxter YMCA Community Night at the Outdoor Pool @ Baxter YMCA Outdoor Pool
Jun 29 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Baxter YMCA Community Night at the Outdoor Pool @ Baxter YMCA Outdoor Pool | Indianapolis | Indiana | United States

The Baxter YMCA invites you and your friends to join us for an open Community Night at the Outdoor Pool.  Bring your swim suit, towel, and your favorite pool toy for a great night of swimming and family fun.  As a part of the south side community, the Baxter YMCA wants to open our pool gates and let everyone in to see what they are missing.  Invite all of your friends and any family that aren’t already members.  It’s a party and we want you there!

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3 Pools. That's... 1, 2, 3.

Come make a splash in one of our three center pools.

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I love helping others, get faster and stronger. That to me is what it is all about. They often joke about my folder! (Which has workouts in it, and I made them all one.)

Caren

Baxter YMCA Holds Many Memories for Wells Family

Beverly Wells and her children made lifelong memories going to the Y nearly everyday. They did basketball, football, soccer, swimming, diving, Day Cam...

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