Going Places

Fishers Flames Track & Field Help Young Athlete Become a Champion

Track program pushes runner “I think I’m going to switch out my 100 and do a 400,” Doran Bennett announced to his mother and Coach back in May. Perhaps this wasn’t an unusual declaration for a runner. Doran was taking the initiative to stre... Read More

Give Hope Ride

Bicycling Event has a Route for Every Skill Level

What are your Labor Day plans? Maybe it’s time to start a new tradition, or simply take a one-time detour from your usual end-of-summer routine. For Jody Searcy and Drew Alexander, the season change is always marked by one event: Give Hope Ride. ... Read More

Flashbangs and Dry Suits

Local Teens Learn about the Fishers Police Department at the Fishers Y

On July 12 a flashbang exploded in the parking lot between the Fishers YMCA and Indy Fuel Tank. “This is the Fishers Police Department! We have a warrant for your arrest. Come out now with your hands up!” There were no crimes committed or any c... Read More

To the Finish Line

Local YMCA Track Program Inspires Athlete All the Way to College

Michael began his track career when the local YMCA implemented a track program. He tried all of the sports offerings at the YMCA but immediately fell in love with the track. In his first sessions he learned about fundamentals and sportsmanship. Micha... Read More

Good Form – Part 2 of 2

Students Learn Taekwondo and Healthy Behaviors in Martial Arts Class

Fighting for Focus and Good Form In Part 1 of this story, Megan Ryle shared with the Fishers YMCA just how much Taekwondo has benefitted her three sons. Her two older sons, Ian and Alek, take pride in being an example to the other students. But they... Read More