Run for Fun at the YMCA Races

Annual events bring fun for the entire community

Running targets everyone's favorite problem areas; it tightens your glutes and flattens your abs. You can also burn up to 700 calories per hour, raise your heart rate, lower blood pressure, and relieve stress - all while toning and shaping your body.... Read More

The Y Welcoming Week 2021

Welcoming Week brings together people across lines of difference toward greater prosperity for all.

Welcoming Week this year is recognized from September 10 – 19 and it’s an initiative that allows us to reflect on why it is important to welcome neighbors of all backgrounds into our community. Since 2012, Welcoming Week has served as the annual ... Read More

Y Achievers Program has a Positive Impact on 1 Near-Eastside Teen

Welles gains important experience through Y Achievers Program.

The Avondale Meadows YMCA opened its doors 7 years ago. Two of the visitors that day were Willie Gupton and his son, Welles. No one knew at the time the way the YMCA or the Y Achievers Program would play such an important role in Welles’s life. An... Read More

Team Sports

Team Sports Boost Self Esteem, Build Confidence Among Other BenefitsTeam 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 the... Read More

Ascension St. Vincent and YMCA Team Up to Support Westfield Community

Partnering to complete a new YMCA facility

Ascension St. Vincent has partnered with the YMCA of Greater Indianapolis to support Westfield community and complete a new YMCA facility The location will be on the southwest corner of Wheeler Road and 181st Street in Westfield. In recognition of t... Read More