Aug

18

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.

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
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!

Jul
1
Mon
Free Small Group Training Classes @ YMCA of Greater Indianapolis
Jul 1 – Jul 15 all-day
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Ami shed pounds, toned muscle with SGT at the YMCA

The YMCA’s SGT program is for anyone who wants an extra edge in their training. SGT gives you the expertise of a certified trainer, plus a team to hold you accountable and keep it fun. With five formats available—combat, training, power, endurance and strength—there is a workout for everyone. Just imagine what you can do!

Which classes will you take?

Check out the classes and locations, then register at personaltraining@indymca.org or with a call or visit to your local YMCA. AND, if you register for Small Group Training between July 1-15, you get the rest of the month free. Give it a try!

Looking for inspiration?

Read about Ami and how Small Group Training helped her shed pounds and tone muscle.

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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.)

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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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