The Renaissance Man

Never stop learning, improving your fitness and growing.

Hollis Thomas is known in his circle of family and friends as “The Renaissance Man.” Why? Because he believes in the idea of continuous evolution. In other words, never stop learning, improving your fitness and growing. He didn’t just recent... Read More


Learning What Counts Personal Trainer

A "jaded executive" meets a refreshing personal trainer who changes his life

Supervising the Supervisor Some people need numbers to be convinced. Some people, perhaps, like Jonathan Mack. Jon is a self-described “jaded executive.” Throughout his decades-long career, Jon has supervised thousands of professionals. One m... Read More


Finding Her Community

A decades-long member is still finding new paths to health at the YMCA

A Girl on the Court You can catch Jean Bailey on the pickleball court every week here at the Jordan YMCA. It’s true that she’s only about to begin her fifth month at the game, but she’s already started her fifth decade at the Y. Jean’s famil... Read More


A Strong Investment From The Leech’s

A Local Pastor Invests in His Community in an Unexpected Way

Kim Leech is no stranger to investing. In fact, nearly fifty years ago, he started purchasing stock with a company that’s now a household name. The Leech's Background It may surprise you to learn, however, that Mr. Leech is not a seasoned busin... Read More


Lara Kitty’s Why the Y?

A new mom finds that there is so much more to fitness than physical gains

When Lara Kitty and her young family moved to Indianapolis, they were in search of a home that was near a YMCA Shortly after settling in, she received a YMCA No Join Fee Membership promotion postcard. “I was nervous about joining a gym because I w... Read More