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Safe Sitter Babysitting Class @ Irsay Family YMCA at CityWay
Jan 26 @ 9:00 am – 2:30 pm

Have you been asking to stay home alone? Do you want to babysit? Have you completed 5th grade? Then maybe it’s time for Safe Sitter®. Safe Sitter® isn’t just a class, it’s a cause! Learn how to be the sitter that every parent and child wants! This class will educate on how to:

  • Interact with young children
  • Budget
  • Basic First Aid
  • Many other important areas of a proper babysitter
  • Registration is required
  • Open to ages 11 – 18
  • Students must bring a lunch
REVOLUTION BALL @ Historic Union Station – Grand Hall
Jan 26 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Black ties are optional, sneakers required for this annual gala event to benefit the YMCA of Greater Indianapolis. Join us for an evening of sweet and savory food stations, cocktails, an auction and live music and dancing with Toy Factory. Prizes are awarded for the most creative, decked-out tennis shoes. Purchase tickets today!

VIP ticket includes a custom cocktail by Hotel Tango, early entrance into the venue, passed hors d’oeuvres and an opportunity to meet Olympian Janet Evans.

Janet Evans is the first American woman to win four individual Olympic gold medals in swimming. She began swimming at a year old at the North Orange County YMCA. By the age of 17 she’d set three world records. Evans won a total of 4 gold medals at the 1988 and 1992 Olympics.  Evans became the first woman to win back-to-back Olympic and world championship titles in any one swimming event by winning the 1988 and 1992 Olympic gold medals and the 1991 and 1994 world championships in the 800-meter freestyle race among many other notable achievements. Today Evans lives in California with her spouse and two children.


Funds raised at Revolution Ball 2019 will help provide swim lessons and other water programs for kids and families who otherwise couldn’t afford them. Sponsorship opportunities are available. Please contact Abby Waeiss at 317.713.8545 to learn more.

Revolution Ball sneaker


On-street and garage parking is available nearby. Valet parking is also available for a small fee or is complimentary with VIP tickets.



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Adult Cooking Class @ Irsay Family YMCA at CityWay
Jan 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Adult Cooking Class @ Irsay Family YMCA at CityWay | Indianapolis | Indiana | United States

In this demonstration class, our talented chef will show step-by-step recipe preparation of nutrient-dense recipes. Students are provided recipes to take notes as they watch and learn the important culinary techniques, ingredient choices, equipment selection and meal-timing associated with the recipe. These classes incorporate both hands-on and lecture-style instruction. Students will have the opportunity to try each recipe at the end of class! This class recipe is Winter Superfood Buddha Bowls, which includes:

• Roasted Brussel Sprouts
• Roasted Sweet Potato
• Chickpeas
• Quinoa
• Pomegranate
• Pecans
• Feta cheese
• Maple Balsamic Vinaigrette

Kids Night Out @ Irsay Family YMCA at CityWay
Feb 2 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Kids Night Out @ Irsay Family YMCA at CityWay | Indianapolis | Indiana | United States

Enjoy an evening out – just you adults – while the kids have fun at the YMCA. Please bring participants with a labeled backpack, water bottle, close-toed shoes, athletic wear, and swim suit. Snack will be provided. This program is open to children 18 months to 12 years.The evening includes:

  • Crafts
  • Games
  • Physical activities
  • Dinner

Kids Night Out at the Irsay Family Y is the 1st, 3rd and 5th (if applicable) Saturdays of every month unless otherwise noted. Sign up today!