Safety Around Water Week

The World is 71% Water. Kids Are 100% Curious.

At the Y, we take water safety seriously. In fact, we are talking about it all week during the YMCA of Greater Indianapolis Safety Around Water Week June 12 - 19. We are proud to bring awareness to the importance of water safety. The YMCA’s Safe... Read More

YMCA Founders Day

The YMCA celebrates 177 years

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

Why Kids Need Camp More Than Ever This Summer

And parents, too!

The concept isn’t new. Kids have always needed camp as a place to really be themselves, build friendships with new friends and make memories. Before the global pandemic hit, kids needed camp for so many wonderful reasons. However, after a year o... Read More

Vaccine Equity Initiative

Accurate Information, Equitable Access

In 1932, the “Tuskegee Study of Untreated Syphilis in the Negro Male,” also known as the “Tuskegee Experiment” began. Forty years later, a panel found that the men recruited for the study had been misled. They were not been given all the fact... Read More

TBI Survivor Finds Strength, Confidence Through Personal Training

Brian is gaining his life back through personal training

In February of 2014, at the age of 26, Brian suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI) that left him with balance and gait issues, a fear of falling and a left arm tremor. Brian joined the YMCA in December of 2018 and works out with a personal trainer ... Read More