Healthy Holiday Tips

Tips from YMCA Exercise and Nutrition Experts

Staying Healthy during the Holiday Season With all the shopping, cooking, family visits, and parties, it’s harder for people to make healthy choices during the holiday season. Luckily, two experts from the YMCA are here with tips to help everyone ... Read More

Give Hope Ride

Bicycling Event has a Route for Every Skill Level

What are your Labor Day plans? Maybe it’s time to start a new tradition, or simply take a one-time detour from your usual end-of-summer routine. For Jody Searcy and Drew Alexander, the season change is always marked by one event: Give Hope Ride. ... Read More

Rainbow Chains to Young Minds for Early Learning

All are welcome at the Early Learning Program

Sage constructs a rainbow chain of plastic links. She is seated at a low table in the Early Learning program classroom. While managing to focus on her design, the 3-year-old intermittently teases her teacher. She’s obviously quite comfortable in he... Read More

IU Health Momentum Founder, Jennifer Cvar, gets start at the YMCA at the Athenauem

10-race American Cup Criterium Series

When Jennifer Cvar was a healthy kid growing up in the Forest Hills neighborhood of Indianapolis, she loved the feeling of the wind in her air when she rode her bike. She also loved the independence her bike gave her, taking her to Broad Ripple with ... Read More

Track Program Take Kids To the Finish Line

Local YMCA Track Program Inspires Athlete All the Way to College

Michael began his track career when the local YMCA implemented a track program. He tried all of the sports offerings at the YMCA but immediately fell in love with the track. In his first sessions he learned about fundamentals and sportsmanship. Micha... Read More