Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the YMCA

“Remaining Awake through a Revolution”

Although Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. has been deceased for almost 53 years, his positive influence still ripples through the tides of life at the Y and all over the world. Dr. King’s feet of influence have trod the hallways at the Y both physical... 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 humbled and grateful for... Read More

Personal Training to Achieve Your Goals

A Trainer Holds You Accountable

You Can Do It With Just A Little 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 pushed off the schedul... 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