Confidence. With Every Stroke.

Sarah: Brings out Her Students' Full Potential

Allison Heller can often be found at the Benjamin Harrison YMCA Aquatics Center swimming many laps around the pool. She came to the Y back in 2013 and started swimming with the Stroking Onward swim team. Even at her young age, Allison had high levels... Read More

Finding Strength

Finding Strength

Rebecca Salman was in pretty good shape until her twenties. It was then she said she began struggling with depression, and as a result, she had little energy and ate poorly. Caring for her daughter, attending school, and working left little time f... Read More

Grandmother of four finds comfort in Y childcare

Grandmother of four finds comfort in Y childcare

Four years ago Nancy McDonald took on the responsibility of raising her 4 grandchildren. One of her biggest concerns at the time was how to work out their school schedule with her work schedule. Someone told her about the Before and After School p... Read More

YMCA of Greater Indianapolis Chaplain Travels to Houston

Heaston Helps Out in Houston

The YMCA of Greater Indianapolis sent its chaplain, Josh Heaston, director of Christian emphasis, to Houston for five days, Sept. 10 – 14, to love, serve and care for YMCA staff and their family members who’ve been affected by Hurricane Harvey.... Read More

Marathon Man

The Year that Jon Joined the Y Changed His Life

Jon lived one block from the YMCA, but never stepped foot inside. He didn’t work out, nor did his wife, until they decided to make a change – to be better and healthier. They joined the YMCA at the City Market and Jon was encouraged to sign up fo... Read More