It’s Time to Register for Summer Camp

Now is the perfect time to make summer plans, dream of outdoor fun

The YMCA of Greater Indianapolis has a way to fend off the winter blues—browse and register for summer camp. Registration is now open for over 150 Summer Day Camps at more than 30 locations across Central Indiana. Enrollment is also open for overn... Read More

YMCA of Greater Indianapolis Names Derrick J. Stewart as New CEO

41-year-old Stewart has been CEO of the YMCA of Southwestern IN for 10 years

Derrick J. Stewart has been named the new president and CEO for the YMCA of Greater Indianapolis effective Feb. 4, 2019. Selected by the Y’s Board of Directors following a five-month national search, Stewart will succeed Eric Ellsworth who will st... 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

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

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

There’s HOPE For KIDS! at Flat Rock River YMCA Camp

Children of those affected by ALS get a free week of Camp HLC at Flat Rock River YMCA

Thirty-five children and teens from across the Midwest—more than 20 from Indiana, many siblings—who have had or have loved ones battling ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, a.ka. Lou Gehrig’s Disease), are attending the third Camp HLC at Flat R... Read More

Community Gardens are Growing at the Y

Gardening, volunteering and teaching opportunities are plentiful in Y community gardens

Summer is here which means the Y’s different gardening programs to starting to bloom. While local community gardens and other growing efforts are beginning city-wide, you won’t need to look further than the YMCA of Greater Indianapolis to find an... Read More

Record Donations to the YMCA Enable New Programs, Big Impact

2017 Annual Report Underscores Y’s Role in Health, Wellness & Community Building

Record donations to the YMCA of Greater Indianapolis in 2017 enabled the nonprofit to introduce new programs, enhance others and expand its impact, contributing to better health and stronger communities throughout Central Indiana. The YMCA recently i... Read More

YMCA Keeps Kids Busy Over Spring Break

Kids can swim, play ball, canoe, dive for eggs, learn to cook and more at camps and classes

The YMCA has plenty of options to keep kids and families busy over Spring Break. The 12 area YMCAs are open every day. Classes, camps and hundreds of events and activities can help kids make the most of their time away from school. Day passes are als... Read More