YMCA Founders Day

The YMCA celebrates 177 years with Founders Day

On June 6, 2021, the YMCA celebrates 177 years of doing good things. Founders Day honors this global organization founded by George Williams in London. It began with a simple but powerful idea to help people build healthier, happier lives. In 1844, ... Read More

Democracy must be learned by each generation

And, a thriving democracy takes all of us.

From Kevin Washington, President and CEO – YMCA of the USA “The Y has a long, proud history of encouraging participation in our nation’s democracy. The storming of the U.S. Capitol yesterday – a mob action spurred by divisive rhetoric, dis... Read More

YMCA of Greater Indianapolis Designated in Mackenzie Scott Philanthropic Gifts

YMCA of Greater Indianapolis Designated in Mackenzie Scott Philanthropic Gifts

On December 15, philanthropist Mackenzie Scott announced 384 gifts to non-profit organizations throughout the US. The YMCA of Greater Indianapolis is among 43 YMCA associations to benefit from her philanthropy. We are both honored and grateful for M... Read More

Personal Training to Achieve Your Goals

A Personal Trainer Holds You Accountable

You Can Do It With Just A Little Personal Trainer Help Finding the motivation to work out every day is not an easy task. With your job, family, and other activities drawing most of your attention, exercising seems to be the one thing that gets pushe... Read More

This is Y…

The Y is for Youth!

176 YEARS AND COUNTING The YMCA was started by volunteer, George Williams in London in 1844. Over the next few decades, the YMCA served others through volunteer recruitment during the Civil War, opened YMCA's to serve student bodies at Universities,... Read More