Chelsea Challenge Tackles Zumba

Chelsea takes a Zumba class in this round of the Chelsea Challenge.

Zumba is a zoom, zoom class – you keep moving and grooving the whole time! Zumba with Kathy is no different than what you would expect, and you’ll feel the class in your WHOLE body. Having done Zumba before, I didn’t think the class would af... Read More

Celebrate the Holidays at the YMCA

Family Holiday Fun at the YMCA

YMCA HOLIDAY FUN ALL OVER INDIANAPOLIS Your Indianapolis YMCA's have all of your holiday family fun! Gingerbread, Santa, reindeer, Corn hole, and more! Join us at one or all of the events being hosted at a YMCA of your choosing. BAXTER YMCA: Gin... Read More

VERTICAL CHURCH AND PASTOR TEDDY CONN FIND A HOME AT BAXTER YMCA

Meet Pastor Teddy Conn, Volunteer Chaplain at the Baxter Y

MEET TEDDY CONN, VERTICAL CHURCH PASTOR Vertical Church calls the Baxter YMCA home just like so many of our members. Teddy... Read More

YMCA Early Learning Preschool Program

Find calendars, menus, field trip and other information

Welcome Parents! Here's what you need to know about the Benjamin Harrison YMCA Early Learning Preschool Program. Monthly Calendars Tadpoles Turtles Sharks Monthly Menus Breakfast Lunch Afternoon Snack Events & Progra... Read More

Elderly Man Regains Himself with Personal Training

Sukhbir suffered a set back several years back and is using Personal Training to regain himself.

Hiking Mount Kilimanjaro. 90 mile hike around Harper’s Ferry. These are great feats for anyone to accomplish, but they are particular impressive for a man in his 70s! For Sukhbir Singh, these were just another hike, until he suffered a small setbac... Read More

Chelsea Challenge Take Two: SilverSneakers Yoga Stretch

Stretching the Mind and Body

Week two of the Chelsea Challenge happened! And what happened? Active Older Adults (AOA) SilverSneakers Yoga Stretch with Louise. "Now, as a 26-year-old, I thought this class would be easy, at least easier than BODYPUMP. This is the wrong mindset to... Read More

Lloyd Crain: Veteran, Y-goer, Musician

Lloyd Crain is not only a two-time military veteran, but also an avid Y-goer and musician.

Dedication. Perseverance. Honor. These are three words you might associate with a Veteran. Lloyd Crain, embodies these words and so much more. Serving our country for 33 years in both the Marines and Airforce, Lloyd now spends a lot of time... Read More

19th Annual YMCA Holiday Toy Drive presented by Tom Wood

Do you need help with Holiday Assistance?

Santa hopes to deliver toys to more than 1,000 families in need this holiday season. 12 area YMCAs are collecting new toys through for the 19th annual YMCA Toy Drive event presented by Tom Wood Automotive Group. Even the smallest gift can mean the w... Read More

Todd Shellenberger; Living the Dream!

Triathlon is a family commitment for Shellenberger's

YMCA Triathlete Competes in 3 World Championship Races in Europe Being a triathlete means something differ... Read More

Peace of Mind for Families in Need

The Y is there when families need us most.

Angela and Lilli are a special duo that have been a part of the YMCA’s After School program. Angela is a single mother who has been using the Y program for her daughter, Lilli. In March of 2011, Angela was diagnosed with stage 4 metastatic breast c... Read More

Athenaeum Parking Lot Construction Coming Soon

Development project will close parking lot near Y at the Athenaeum. Other parking options available.

Your parking experience at the YMCA at the Athenaeum is important to us, and some changes are coming soon. Starting Monday, Dec. 2 the parking lot on the east side of the YMCA at the Athenaeum will be closed for approximately 18 months for the const... Read More

‘Tis the Season to Get Moving

How to Stay Active During the Holidays at the YMCA

The holiday season is upon us! At the Y we are enjoying the change of seasons and festive celebrations. There is so much to be thankful for, and the Hendricks Regional Health YMCA is thankful to service the Westside community this past year. However,... Read More

Chelsea Challenge: Chelsea Takes on BodyPump

The Chelsea Challenge is off and running, with the first class under her belt. Ready to Join her?

The Chelsea Challenge has taken off in full swing. For those of you who aren’t yet familiar with what the Chelsea Challenge is, I (Chelsea), Ransburg YMCA’s marketing coordinator, have a goal of making it to every class and meeting each of you... Read More

YMCA Shows Support for Veterans and Active Duty

The Benjamin Harrison YMCA raises funds to support Veteran and Active Duty Military programs and memberships

The Benjamin Harrison YMCA has a long history with the men and women serving our country. Through partnerships, discounts, programming, memberships and support, we are continuing to write that story. A Little History The Benjamin Harrison YMCA is l... Read More

Get Spooky With The Ransburg Y

Ransburg Y Annual Member Spooktacular is Around The Corner

It’s that time of year – you have your pumpkin spice latte, the weather is getting cooler and Halloween is just around the corner. Halloween is a Ransburg Y Special – with so much to do at our FREE members’ Halloween Spooktacular, it’s a... Read More

Terry Farley Beats the Odds at the Baxter YMCA

Improving Health and Finding New Life with Exercise

Why Terry Farley Joined The Baxter YMCA Terry Farley has been a member at the Baxter YMCA for about one year now. Everybody has their own reason for wanting to be at the Y, but Terry had a laundry list of issues that brought him through our doors. ... Read More

Yoga in the Catacombs Returns Just in Time for Halloween!

The spookiest event of the year is back and better than ever!

Tour the Catacombs after yoga The chilly catacombs winding their way in Indianapolis' historic underground may not bring to mind the tranquil ease of your typical yoga class, but that didn't scare the more than 200 visitors who attended last year's ... Read More

Our Personal Trainers are Obsessed about Your Fitness!

They'll do whatever it takes, will you?

Whether you’re a new exerciser seeking a path to fitness, trying to get back in shape or a fit competitor looking to increase your edge, you'll get results with Personal Training at the YMCA—because we're absolutely obsessed about your fitness. ... Read More

Rebecca Turns Her Goals Into Her Passion

Rebecca Salman's weight loss journey becomes a way of life

Rebecca's goal of being healthy comes to life Rebecca Salman is a staff member at the Baxter YMCA. But her journey started in December of 2014 when she decided she wanted to get healthier. She felt like she needed to lose some weight and working out... Read More

Former Marine David TRIs Something New

David swam, biked and ran his way across the triathlon finish line

David came to the Hendricks Regional Health YMCA in November of 2018 out of desperation to lose 10-15 pounds before an event at the end of the year. As a former Marine, David volunteers each year for the Marine Corps Toys for Tots program. As the eve... Read More