Democracy must be learned by each generation

And, a thriving democracy takes all of us.

From Kevin Washington, President and CEO – YMCA of the USA “The Y has a long, proud history of encouraging participation in our nation’s democracy. The storming of the U.S. Capitol yesterday – a mob action spurred by divisive rhetoric, dis... Read More

YMCA Member Guide

What Members Can Expect

Updated: January 4, 2021 The health and well-being of our members, staff and community is our first priority. We are continuing to take extra precautions in our Ys and at our off-site programs, including enhanced cleaning protocols, health screening... Read More

YMCA of Greater Indianapolis Designated in Mackenzie Scott Philanthropic Gifts

YMCA of Greater Indianapolis Designated in Mackenzie Scott Philanthropic Gifts

On December 15, philanthropist Mackenzie Scott announced 384 gifts to non-profit organizations throughout the US. The YMCA of Greater Indianapolis is among 43 YMCA associations to benefit from her philanthropy. We are both humbled and grateful for... Read More

Drew Credits YMCA for His Life as World Triathlete

Family of athletes found friends and a place to train at the YMCA

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 been a pretty big place in my life since I was young. I came here for basketball, soccer, and flag foo... Read More

Underdawg 5K at Butler University Added to YMCA Inspire Indy 5K Series

Families and their pooches will have a doggone good time!

Intercollegiate YMCA students from Butler University, IUPUI and UIndy will host families and their pooches for a doggone good time at the inaugural Underdawg 5K run and walk at 8 a.m. Sept. 21, 2019, at Butler University. The race will help fund f... Read More