Good Form – Part 2 of 2

Students Learn Taekwondo and Healthy Behaviors in Martial Arts Class

Fighting for Focus and Good Form In Part 1 of this story, Megan Ryle shared with the Fishers YMCA just how much Taekwondo has benefitted her three sons. Her two older sons, Ian and Alek, take pride in being an example to the other students. But they... Read More

Good Form – Part 1 of 2

Students Learn Taekwondo and Healthy Behaviors in Martial Arts Class

“Is that hallway big or small?” a voice demands at the front of the room from a man in a Taekwondo uniform. “Small!” a few dozen younger voices respond. Mr. Seay references a clipboard, checking off names as he scans the small faces in th... Read More

Swim Lessons Give Mom Peace of Mind

Safety, Adaptability Highlight Private Swim Lesson Benefits

Rose is a spunky little girl with energy to spare. Her family, like many, lives in a neighborhood with a retention pond nearby. Knowing that Rose is active and has a tendency to wander, her mom, Liz, knew that swim lessons would be important. "I k... Read More

Why Kids Need Camp More Than Ever This Summer

And parents, too!

The concept isn’t new. Kids have always needed camp as a place to really be themselves, build friendships with new friends and make memories. Before the global pandemic hit, kids needed camp for so many wonderful reasons. However, after a year o... Read More

Black History and the YMCA

Determined visionaries break racial barriers

Black history tells us that when it first emerged in the United States in 1852, the YMCA excluded blacks from membership in white branches. Although they were encouraged to form their own associations on "separate but equal" terms, it wasn’t as eas... Read More