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 this weekend, and we’re ready for you!

It’s pool season! In just a few days, kids will be hanging out with their friends. Lifeguards will take their posts, and grownups will be reading books and magazines and listening to their favorite tunes on their headphones.Quiet for months now... Read More

FREE Water Safety Classes for Kids-Just Before Summer

300 sessions available May 29 – July 5

Summer is almost here. Soon, pools will open and boating season will begin. To help keep kids safe, the YMCA of Greater Indianapolis is offering dozens of free “Safety Around Water” classes from May 29 – July 5 at five YMCAs. Partially funded b... Read More

Record Donations to the YMCA Enable New Programs, Big Impact

2017 Annual Report Underscores Y’s Role in Health, Wellness & Community Building

Record donations to the YMCA of Greater Indianapolis in 2017 enabled the nonprofit to introduce new programs, enhance others and expand its impact, contributing to better health and stronger communities throughout Central Indiana. The YMCA recently i... Read More

Day Camps: What’s New and What Will Be Most Fun

Day Camp Will Be More Fun Than Ever this Summer!

It’s no secret. I love summer camp. Every little detail of it. It falls during my favorite season. I love the sound of the opening ceremony heard from a distance and the booming sound of the opening ceremony songs up close. I love the dancing, the ... Read More

Teens, College Students Can Explore the World on Spring Break

College tours, service trip, volunteering, jobs and learning a lifesaving skill are on the Spring Break docket

In addition to being a great place to get fit and meet new friends, the YMCA offers teens and college students opportunities to have a meaningful, productive Spring Break. From college tours of six East Coast universities to helping children in Jama... Read More

Families, Couples, Daddies & Daughters Can Dance the Night Away

Celebrate your love at the YMCA

School gyms aren’t the only place to slow dance with your sweetheart. Eight area YMCAs are hosting Valentine’s dances for families Feb. 9 and 16—the affordable kind.Each of the dances (except at the Baxter YMCA) are open to the public. Admi... Read More

New Name, New Equipment and another Niche for Indy Bike Hub YMCA

YMCA at the City Market transforms into boutique fitness center for small group training

Initially named for the “hub” of adjacent biking organizations and services, the Indy Bike Hub YMCA will soon be renamed the YMCA at the City Market. Along with the new name, the YMCA will have a new look and new equipment and classes geared towa... Read More

Another year of new programs for vets

Veterans Can Get Assistance from a Surprising Source: the YMCA

The YMCA of Greater Indianapolis has upped its commitment to veterans, service members and their families with reduced memberships and new programs focused on wellness and reintegration. A full year of new veterans programs Veterans tend to suffer... Read More

More than 100 Jobs Available at the YMCA

Positions pay $9-$14 an hour, include free Y membership, child care

Volunteers also needed September 11, 2017The YMCA of Greater Indianapolis has a critical need to fill 100 positions to run its Before and After School programs. Multiple positions, including part-time and full-time opportunities such as activit... Read More

YMCA of Greater Indianapolis Chaplain Travels to Houston

Heaston Helps Out in Houston

The YMCA of Greater Indianapolis sent its chaplain, Josh Heaston, director of Christian emphasis, to Houston for five days, Sept. 10 – 14, to love, serve and care for YMCA staff and their family members who’ve been affected by Hurricane Harvey.... Read More

Benjamin Harrison YMCA- Changing Lives for 20 Years

Closed military base brings people together in a vibrant new community

When the Fort Benjamin Harrison military base closed in 1991, it left 125 vacant buildings and a swath of the City of Lawrence in Marion County lifeless.  A market analysis of a two-mile radius showed that there were almost as many deer as ... Read More

Construction Underway for New OrthoIndy Foundation YMCA

New YMCA in Pike Township will have indoor pool, indoor track, gymnasium and medical clinic for veterans

The YMCA of Greater Indianapolis and community leaders broke ground on the new OrthoIndy Foundation YMCA  in June 2017 and unveiled a model of the 8-foot outdoor sculpture that will honor U.S. veterans. Expected to open in 2018, the 56,500-square-fo... Read More

Indy’s Next New Y to be named OrthoIndy Foundation YMCA

Thanks to a generous $3 million gift from its namesake

March 23, 2016Our next new YMCA, expected to open in 2018, will be named the OrthoIndy Foundation YMCA in recognition of the organization's generous $3 million gift toward construction of the facility to be located at 5315 Lafayette Rd. in Indian... Read More

YMCA Introduces Special Reduced Membership Savings for Military

Available for active military, veterans, and their families

YMCA of Greater Indianapolis offers reduced membership rates and classes for veterans, active military, creating new opportunities for local military communities Indianapolis (January 9, 2017) – The YMCA of Greater Indianapolis now offers reduce... Read More

The Y is for Social Responsibility

Giving Back and Providing Support to Our Neighbors

We know that when we work together, we move individuals, families and communities forward. The Y responds to society’s most pressing needs by developing innovative, community-based solutions to help those in need to reach their full potential. We a... Read More