8 Awards, Countless Acts of Heroism

YMCA staff superheroes go above and beyond

The theme for this year’s Staff Assembly was superheroes. And why not? The YMCA staff are happy to go above and beyond to serve others. Staff from across Central Indiana enjoyed fellowship and reveled in the ways we’ve achieved the Y mission of h... Read More

Wishbone 5K a Thanksgiving Tradition

Wishbone 5K a Thanksgiving tradition, year after year for many

Americans celebrate Thanksgiving on the fourth Thursday of November and take part in traditions passed from generation to generation. The aroma of pumpkin pie baking, preparing Grandma's homemade dressing, turkey leftovers, the Thanksgiving parade an... Read More

Have a Smashing Good Time at these Halloween Events

Have a spooky, healthy Halloween with your family

Nowhere else will you find a floating pumpkin patch, “haunted” 5K, Yoga in Catacombs and s’mores! There's no better place to celebrate Halloween than at the Y. We've got hayrides and s'mores, costume contests and candy, and all that spooky stu... Read More

YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Classes Begin Soon

YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Classes Begin Soon at 8 Locations

Months of coaching, classroom training help at-risk adults make lifesaving changes Prediabetes threatens over 1/3 of American adults and most don’t even know they’re at risk. The YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program provides proven, community-ba... Read More

Free Family Fun in September

Doggie Dips, Scavenger Hunt, Nerf Night, Tea Party & more!

What to do? What to do? We’re all super busy, and yet sometimes it’s hard to find affordable family fun nearby. That’s where the YMCA comes in. With 12 locations, there’s always something for kids and families to do within a short drive. And ... Read More

Go from the Pool Back to School with the Y

Movie nights, campouts, rodeos and picnics keep summer fun alive when school starts

It’s about that time to go from the pool back to school. While summer may be ending, your fun at the Y doesn’t have to. Check out these events to keep your health and social life right on track when the kids go back to school. Celebrate School &... Read More

YMCA Swim Club Chalks Up Win at First-Ever Home Meet

Swimmers from 5 area teams competed for a win against 9-time state champs

YMCA of Greater Indianapolis (YOGI) recently hosted its first official home swim meet against the Niles Mariners of Michigan and the Michiana Stingrays at the Ransburg YMCA outdoor 50-meter Long Course pool. Swimmers of the YOGI Swim Club come from f... Read More

Soldier Learns to Swim as Adult

Kevin Proves It’s Never too Late to Overcome Fears

Kevin Miller was born addicted to crack cocaine and spent his childhood in the foster care system before one of his counselors adopted him when has a teenager. Even though Kevin grew up in Miami, where water is plentiful, learning how to swim wasn... Read More

Healthy Habits are Hard, the Y is Here to Help!

Easy Tips Each Month for a Healthier You

At the Y, we’re all about healthy living – healthy people and healthy communities. But habits can be hard to form, especially the healthy ones. Our new #HealthyHabits program will make healthy living easier.Each month, we‘ll help you build ... Read More

Cyndi Rebounds from Broken Ankle, Compound Leg Fracture

With hardly a limitation after personal training, Cyndi takes long-planned National Parks trip

The following is the story of Fishers YMCA Member Cyndi, and her journey back from a difficult ankle injury. Cyndi was able to walk again thanks to her hard work and dedication to staying fit. The story was submitted as part of the "Inspire Us" serie... Read More

Inspired to Make Change

"Inspire Us" Contest Winner, David Georg

Fishers Y member David Georg was selected as the "Inspire Us" story winner from the Fishers YMCA.I have been overweight most of my life and I developed high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and I am a type two diabetic. I joined Weightwatchers a... Read More

I’m a Y Member…Now What?

We are so happy that you decided to join the Y!

We are so happy that you decided to join our YMCA!  The staff, volunteers, and your fellow members welcome you to the Fishers YMCA, and we are so glad that you are part of our YMCA Family!The Fishers YMCA is a charitable organization with a miss... Read More

Make 2018 Your Year

Find Fitness and Community at the Fishers Y

The new year brings with it moments of self-reflection.  Often, that reflection leads to "resolutions" for personal and professional change.   While resolutions are important - and can be motivating - we believe that life-long change is more than ... Read More

Volunteering is Good for the Heart

By Daniel Stinson

'Tis the season for gifts. We all have ideas swimming in our heads of what we most want for the holidays. It could be new shoes, tickets to a concert, or anything in-between. Gifts comes in all shapes and sizes, and even encompass the intangible. Gif... Read More

DATE NIGHT FOR YOU

by Daniel Stinson

Kid’s Night Out. A great way to spend a Saturday evening - and beneficial to the entire family. The kids get an individually-themed, active, and fun-filled night, and parents get an evening to themselves! Kid’s Night Out takes place twice a month... Read More

Regaining Lost Confidence

Fishers YMCA Personal Training

Paul has dealt with back trouble and pinched nerves for 15 years.  Although the condition responded favorably to physical therapy, he found relief - and renewed confidence - through personal training at the Fishers YMCA. A series of medical condit... Read More

No More Excuses

Personal Training = Accountability and Success

When it came to gaining weight, Ashely blamed her environment. Like many, Ashley turned to food for comfort when things got tough in her life. She turned to food to fill the emptiness and sadness she felt when her parents got a divorce, feeling self-... Read More