Teri Perseveres Through Pain

Teri fights Multiple Sclerosis with exercise and positive attitude

Teri has been an on and off again member of the Hendricks Regional Health YMCA since we opened in 2011. She has always enjoyed our water aerobics classes, but shortly after joining, Teri began to feel unwell. Her symptoms continued to progress and be... 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

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

BodyAttack Helped Alyssa Lose Weight, Gain Confidence

Alyssa learned to love cardio and herself through BodyAttack classes

After her kids hit the toddler stage, Alyssa realized how out of shape she was. She was struggling to keep up with them and knew she needed to make a change. She has never been a gym person and cardio was last on the list until she found the Hendrick... 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 ‘LIVESTRONG at the YMCA’ Programs Starting Soon

Adult cancer patients gain confidence, camaraderie and strength in 12-week program

Free LIVESTRONG at the YMCA programs to help cancer survivors, literally, get back on their feet programs, will begin soon at six locations across Central Indiana, including the Ransburg YMCA, thanks to an anonymous $10,000 donation to bring the prog... 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

LiveSTRONG Gives Sherry New Outlook on Life

LiveSTRONG at the Y improved Sherry's quality of life, built friendships

Sherry started her journey with us in 2016 through the LiveSTRONG at the Y program. At her initial assessment, she felt like she couldn’t do much and couldn’t use any of the machines in the Wellness Center due to pain and mobility issues. She was... 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

Don’t Let Summer Fly by Without Doing These Things

Pool parties, slip-n-slides, boat races!

Try something new and make lasting memories at these out-of-the-ordinary summer events and games. To start, the first day of the 2nd Summer Session of Y sports, classes and leagues and the last day to register on July 16. These are open to everyone w... 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

Indy Ninja Couple Thanks the YMCA for Their Inspiration

Life has been a series of obstacles for this American Ninja Warriors couple

Life has never been easy for me, it has been a series of obstacles. Maybe that is why I love obstacle course racing, climbing, gymnastics, and non-traditional sports. These sports have a few things in common, you fall, fail, and mentally push yoursel... 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

Meet the Trainers

Our Personal Trainers are here to help you reach your health and fitness goals!

The YMCA Personal Training Program gets results. 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. Your nationally certified trainer will help you set and revie... Read More

Adopting a Dog Inspired Tara to Run

Personal Trainer Helped Tara "Get on Track" for Mini-Marathon

Tara spent her life being amongst the weakest of her peers, but adopting a dog in October of 2016 inspired her to start running, since she loved running. She joined the YMCA about that time, and signed up for the mini-marathon training program as... Read More

Volunteering Helped Tammy with Physical, Mental Outlook

Make the Y Your Second Home - Volunteer!

Tammy Shook joined the Hendricks Regional Health YMCA through the Silver Sneakers program and instantly felt like she found a second home.“From the first time I walked through the door, everyone was so helpful, and I never felt out of place.”... Read More

Tour our Facility!

Tour our Facility!

From yoga to Wellness Coaching to preschool, check out what the Hendricks Regional Health YMCA has to offer you and your family!  [embed]https://vimeo.com/213505730[/embed]  ... Read More

Preschool 2018-2019

Preschool 2018-2019

Preschool is enrolling for our 2018/2019 school year, which will run from August 6, 2018- May 23, 2019. Programs are designed to offer developmentally-appropriate learning experiences for ages 3 to 5. Each day with include group learning, one on one ... Read More

Power Couple

2015: The Year that Charles and Carolyn Joined the Y and it Changed Their Life

Charles (Chuck) and Carolyn Culp joined the LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA program at Hendricks Regional Health YMCA back in January 2015. Both are cancer survivors and were looking to make some big lifestyle changes. Before their cancer diagnoses, they to... Read More