Indy Ninja Couple Thanks the YMCA for Their Inspiration

Life has been a series of obstacles for this American Ninja Warriors couple

Life has never been easy for me, it has been a series of obstacles. Maybe that is why I love obstacle course racing, climbing, gymnastics, and non-traditional sports. These sports have a few things in common, you fall, fail, and mentally push yoursel... Read More

Community Gardens are Growing at the Y

Gardening, volunteering and teaching opportunities are plentiful in Y community gardens

Summer is here which means the Y’s different gardening programs to starting to bloom. While local community gardens and other growing efforts are beginning city-wide, you won’t need to look further than the YMCA of Greater Indianapolis to find an... Read More

Preschool Capacity to Double at Witham Family YMCA

Scholarships available for low-income families

There will soon be more preschool options in Lebanon, Indiana! The Witham Family YMCA is undergoing a renovation to increase capacity for the Early Learning Center. The $94,000 project uses funding provided by the United Way of Central Indiana and th... Read More

New YMCA World Fest to Kick Off Welcoming Week on September 13

Free event to feature global food vendors, music, sports and performances on Monument Circle

The YMCA of Greater Indianapolis will host a new event⎯the YMCA World Fest⎯on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, on Monument Circle. The free-to-attend celebration of culture will feature international food vendors, music, sports and performers and will k... Read More

KEEP MOVING!

It sounds simple, but this motto has changed the life of this Benjamin Harrison YMCA Member.

"Keep moving," is this 72-year-old Indy resident’s mantra. She had a stroke in 2010. Dorothy Hammonds didn't want someone to wait on her hand and foot: she was going to help herself. Starting out small, in 2015, Dorothy began swim lessons at the B... Read More