40 YEARS OF IMPACTING THE SOUTH SIDE

Terri Bradley and the Baxter YMCA

WHERE IT ALL STARTED Terri Bradley started with the YMCA of Greater Indianapolis as an intern second semester her senior year in college. She enjoyed it so much that she decided to take a Program Director position at The Baxter YMCA that same year i... Read More

Special Olympic Athlete Is Boston Marathon Bound

Running helped Andrew cope, control behavior as a child

Andrew Peterson wasn’t always a runner. The Special Olympics athlete was born with fetal alcohol syndrome, which affects those exposed to alcohol in utero. At just three weeks old, Andrew was found alone in a Madison County home, nearly paralyze... Read More

The Benefits Of Volunteering At The Y After A Stroke

Being at the YMCA has made a difference

Pam Pryuer A few years ago, Pam suffered a stroke. Continued exercise and activity, would be the key for her to retain as much mobility as she possibly could. Being at the Y has made a difference. After the stroke, her pace of life was forced to ... Read More

No More Excuses

Personal Training = Accountability and Success

When it came to gaining weight, Ashely blamed her environment. Like many, Ashley turned to food for comfort when things got tough in her life. She turned to food to fill the emptiness and sadness she felt when her parents got a divorce, feeling self-... Read More

Mike Denton Relies On Routine

Making Positive Changes

MIKE DENTON AND MODERATION Mike Denton has been physically active his entire life. He also explains that he has never known moderation. Mike is a therapist and has worked in the field of addiction for years. "I myself am a recovering alcoholic. I a... Read More