COOPED UP AT HOME?

Resources to Help You Navigate This Challenge

CORONA WHAT? We all find ourselves in a very unique situation that could never have been predicted.  The Coronavirus  seemingly came out of nowhere and turned the world upside down.  The kiddos are home from school, businesses have shut down,... Read More

Kids Can Explore Downtown Indy at YMCA Bike Camp

Kids Love to Bike, We Want Them to be Safe

One of the greatest joys in life is to be able to jump on a bike, especially as a kid in the summer. What’s even better? Going to a week-long Bike Camp in Downtown, where you can ride the Indianapolis Cultural Trail to parks, tour top attractions a... Read More

Here’s Why Your Kid Needs Camp This Summer!

Summer camp is something every child should experience

We know it's crazy. It's January. It's cold. We are about as far away from summer as you can get. And we want to talk about CAMP! It's time to start talking about camp because summer will be here before you know it, and we want to make sure you ar... Read More

Team Sports

Team Sports Boost Self Esteem, Build Confidence Among Other Benefits

Team sports are an important part of many children’s lives and offer a multitude of benefits beyond just physical activity. Participation in team sports helps kids to develop strong character traits and values that they can use for the rest of thei... Read More

Camp Kids Captured Jasmine’s Heart

Toothy grins, mangoes helps AmeriCorp volunteer gain perspective

It all started with a toothy smile and from there Laurelwood found a forever spot in my heart. From swimming to hiking to eating juicy mangoes on the playground, this summer working with the children of Laurelwood and my fellow YMCA and AmeriCorp... Read More