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25 Years at the Athenaeum

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25 Years at the Athenaeum

The YMCA at the Athenaeum will this fall celebrate its 25th anniversary – a unique success story, as told by Urban Indy publisher and editor Bill Brooks.[ Read More ]
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More than 100 Positions Open at the YMCA

The YMCA of Greater Indianapolis has a critical need to fill 100 positions to run its Before and After School programs throughout Central Indiana. Multiple positions, including part-time and full-time opportunities, are open at more than 100 schools in Marion and surrounding counties.[ Read More ]

YMCA Chaplain Travels to Houston in Wake of Harvey

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 ]
Ben Harrison Changing Lives

Benjamin Harrison YMCA- Changing Lives for 20 Years

When the Fort Benjamin Harrison military base closed in 1991, it left 125 vacant buildings and a swath of the City of Lawrence in Marion County lifeless. For 20 years, the Benjamin Harrison YMCA has helped to bring new life to the area. Civic leaders share how they were able to get support for the once doubtful project.[ Read More ]
Y Loves Vets | Specialist Arely Rosario, Army | YMCA of Greater Indianapolis

Y Loves Vets: Specialist Arely Rosario, Army

As a single parent, it’s great to have a place you can bring your kids to and have a break to do something active that we both enjoy. When you’re able to go to a place like the YMCA where they have a program specifically for veterans, it makes you feel less alone.[ Read More ]
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Y Loves Vets: E5 Sgt. Mikail Al-Malik, Marine Corps

E5 Sergeant Mikail Al-Malik shares how a facility like the OrthoIndy YMCA in Pike Township would benefit his family.[ Read More ]
Y Loves Vets | Captain Kimberly Ijanaten, Army | YMCA of Greater Indianapolis

Y Loves Vets: Captain Kimberly Ijanaten, Army

Captain Kim Ijanaten discusses how a facility like the OrthoIndy YMCA in Pike Township would benefit her family and her peers.[ Read More ]

Before and After School Programs are open

The YMCA of Greater Indianapolis—the largest provider of school-age programs in the Indianapolis area—has spots open and financial assistance available for its Before and After School programs, which are available to children in 128 schools throughout Marion and surrounding counties. [ Read More ]
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Construction Underway for New OrthoIndy Foundation YMCA

The YMCA of Greater Indianapolis and community leaders broke ground on the new OrthoIndy Foundation YMCA today and unveiled a model of the 8-foot outdoor sculpture that will honor U.S. veterans. [ Read More ]
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Grant brings YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program to Veterans

YMCA of Greater Indianapolis will offer nationally-acclaimed Diabetes Prevention Program to 30 veterans with a $13,000 grant from the Disabled Veterans National Foundation.[ Read More ]
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Special YMCA Military Membership Rates

YMCA of Greater Indianapolis offers reduced membership rates for veterans, active military and their families.[ Read More ]
OrthoIndy Foundation Rendering

New YMCA will offer specialized services for veterans, active military

The OrthoIndy Foundation YMCA at Pike will be the first in the nation, offering traditional YMCA community programming as well as clinical services for veterans.[ Read More ]
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Irsay Family Donates Gift

Irsay Family donation gift to rename YMCA at CityWay allows the YMCA of Greater Indianapolis to continue to enrich lives and improve the quality of life in our community. Donation will also provide funding for the OrthoIndy Foundation YMCA which will feature services for the entire community as well as special space and programs specifically for the military service members and veterans.[ Read More ]
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Top 10 Coalition Says We Are Getting Healthier

The YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program is considered by the Top 10 Coalition as being one of the more successful initiatives launched to develop a culture of health and decrease the burden of chronic diseases in our community. A recent report released by the Coalition shows that Central Indiana is moving in the right direction in creating a healthier lifestyle for its residents.[ Read More ]
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Indiana Y’s Announce Statewide Membership Reciprocity Plan

The My Y is Every Y in Indiana statewide membership reciprocity program allows active, full facility/full privilege members the flexibility to use all 43 Y facilities in Indiana[ Read More ]