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New Name, New Equipment and another Niche for Indy Bike Hub YMCA

Initially named for the “hub” of adjacent biking organizations and services, the Indy Bike Hub YMCA will soon be renamed the YMCA at the City Market. Along with the new name, the YMCA will have a new look and new equipment and classes geared towa... Read More

A year of new programs for vets

The YMCA of Greater Indianapolis has upped its commitment to veterans, service members and their families with reduced memberships and new programs focused on wellness and reintegration this year and will celebrate and honor veterans with several Vet... Read More

25 Years at the Athenaeum

By BILL BROOKSIn 1991, WHEN YMCA official Dick Close was asked to evaluate whether a Y facility could be located in what was at that time a floundering Athenaeum, his evaluation was less than optimistic.He found a building with a leaky roof, ... Read More

More than 100 Jobs Available at the YMCA

Volunteers also needed  September 11, 2017  The YMCA of Greater Indianapolis has a critical need to fill 100 positions to run its Before and After School programs. Multiple positions, including part-time and full-time opportunitie... Read More

YMCA of Greater Indianapolis Chaplain Travels to 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

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. A market analysis of a two-mile radius showed that there were almost as many deer as pe... Read More

Y Loves Vets: Specialist Arely Rosario, Army

I’m a veteran, a mechanic, and a mom. While I was deployed, I lost five of my company in one day. My best friend pulled me to safety, but died later that day. Coming back home was very hard, and I was in denial that I had PTSD. My family couldn’t... Read More

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

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

Construction Underway for New OrthoIndy Foundation YMCA

The YMCA of Greater Indianapolis and community leaders broke ground on the new OrthoIndy Foundation YMCA  in June 2017 and unveiled a model of the 8-foot outdoor sculpture that will honor U.S. veterans. Expected to open in 2018, the 56,500-square-fo... Read More

YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program Open to Veterans—for Free!

July 13, 2017 Veterans at risk for diabetes can now participate in a year-long program to prevent the disease — for free. A $13,000 grant from the Disabled Veterans National Foundation will allow us to offer our nationally-acclaim... Read More

YMCA Introduces Special Reduced Membership Savings for Military

YMCA of Greater Indianapolis offers reduced membership rates and classes for veterans, active military, creating new opportunities for local military communities Indianapolis (January 9, 2017) – The YMCA of Greater Indianapolis now offers reduce... Read More

New YMCA will offer specialized services for veterans, active military

Oct. 17, 2016 The new OrthoIndy Foundation YMCA will be a wonderful asset for the whole community to enjoy and a source of pride for Pike Township. It will also be the first YMCA of its kind in the nation, to offer traditional YMCA community... Read More

Irsay Family Gift Renames YMCA at CityWay

September 13, 2016 Donation allows the YMCA of Greater Indianapolis to continue to enrich lives and improve the quality of life in our community. The YMCA of Greater Indianapolis announced a very special partnership today. A generous gift from the ... Read More

Top 10 Coalition: Region on Track to Becoming a Healthier Community

May 11, 2016 The YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program considered one of the successful initiatives launched to develop a culture of health and decrease the burden of chronic diseases in our community. In 2009, the YMCA of Greater Indianapolis conve... Read More

Membership Now Includes 43 YMCAs Across Indiana

For more than 160 years, YMCAs in Indiana have been helping youth, adults and families reach their health and wellbeing goals through programs that build a healthy spirit, mind and body. Effective May 1, Indiana YMCAs announce the My Y is Every Y in ... Read More