The Conduit to Connections

People see you at your worse and they still make you feel encouraged.

Yvette Collier has been a member of the Jordan YMCA and making connections for nine years. She joined this location back in 2012 when she moved from Chicago to be closer to her mother and other family members. When she arrived in Indianapolis, she wa... Read More

Run for Fun at the YMCA Races

Annual events bring fun for the entire community

Running targets everyone's favorite problem areas; it tightens your glutes and flattens your abs. You can also burn up to 700 calories per hour, raise your heart rate, lower blood pressure, and relieve stress - all while toning and shaping your body.... Read More

Y Member Recovers from Running Injury with Yoga

Y Member Turns to Yoga in Response to Her Injury

Yoga provides many health benefits that are often overlooked Ashly loves to live an active lifestyle and has been a member of the YMCA for over 3 years. Whether she is running, lifting, or taking part in a dance class, you can usually find her at th... Read More

The Y Gives Member a Sense of Community During Retirement Through Personal Training

Tom signed up for personal training, but found a friend and gym family.

Tom retired from full-time ministry on March 31, 2017. Looking for something to fill his days, he started visiting the Y and signed up for personal training with Baxter YMCA trainer Kaleb. Shortly after joining, Tom had to have knee surgery and spent... Read More

The Y Welcoming Week 2021

Welcoming Week brings together people across lines of difference toward greater prosperity for all.

Welcoming Week this year is recognized from September 10 – 19 and it’s an initiative that allows us to reflect on why it is important to welcome neighbors of all backgrounds into our community. Since 2012, Welcoming Week has served as the annual ... Read More