Feeling Confident Around Water: Naleni Amarnath

My name is Naleni Amarnath. I am a 58-year-old mother of two grown children. When I was about 10 years old, I almost drowned in a stream in my home country of Malaysia, and my fear of water began. Although my kids tried to teach me, I never learne... Read More

Making a Change

Scott Workman: Making a Change

My journey to the Jordan YMCA started a few years before I officially joined. I found, like so many others, that the pressures of family, job, and life overwhelmed my time with no commitment to exercise or a healthy, active lifestyle. After years of ... Read More

Cancer Hero

Paul & Connie Flexman

Every family’s worst nightmare came true when Paul was diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer in 2014. Paul was determined to not let his cancer win and he utilized all of his energy to fight. During treatment, along with losing weight and muscle, Paul... Read More

Evan’s story

Tough Love

My son, Evan, was born with an extra chromosome at the 21st pair. The clinical term is Trisomy 21, but the common name is Down Syndrome. Therefore, opportunities for our entire family have always been priority-one for us at school, church and in recr... Read More

Power Couple

2015: The Year that Charles and Carolyn Joined the Y and it Changed Their Life

Charles (Chuck) and Carolyn Culp joined the LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA program at Hendricks Regional Health YMCA back in January 2015. Both are cancer survivors and were looking to make some big lifestyle changes. Before their cancer diagnoses, they to... Read More