Twist & Shout

2013: The Year that Steve Joined the Y and it Changed His Life

Three years ago, Steve Barnes was diagnosed with a rare condition called Transverse Myelitis; which is inflammation of the spinal cord that can cause pain, weakness and paralysis of muscles. The disease progressed over time causing a very active man ... Read More

Confidence. With Every Stroke.

Sarah: Brings out Her Students' Full Potential

Allison Heller can often be found at the Benjamin Harrison YMCA Aquatics Center swimming many laps around the pool. She came to the Y back in 2013 and started swimming with the Stroking Onward swim team. Even at her young age, Allison had high levels... Read More

Grandmother of four finds comfort in Y childcare

Grandmother of four finds comfort in Y childcare

Four years ago Nancy McDonald took on the responsibility of raising her 4 grandchildren. One of her biggest concerns at the time was how to work out their school schedule with her work schedule. Someone told her about the Before and After School p... Read More

YMCA to Offer Programs Onsite for Little Red Door Agency Clients

Balance, arthritis and LIVESTRONG programs will be delivered right at the Little Red Door

The YMCA of Greater Indianapolis is proud to announce an expanded partnership with the Little Red Door Cancer Agency. Beginning June 7, as part of the agency’s grand re-opening, the Y will provide three of its evidence-based, chronic disease progra... Read More

Pool Season is Here, Jump in at the YMCA!

Five YMCAs will open outdoor pools on May 25, and we’re ready for you!

It’s pool season! Grab your swimsuit, goggles and towel and dive in! The outdoor pools are open, and lifeguards, kids and adults are hitting the pool for summer fun. We have outdoor pools at five area YMCAs, Several other local Ys offer indoor p... Read More