Have a Smashing Good Time at these Halloween Events

Have a spooky, healthy Halloween with your family

Nowhere else will you find a floating pumpkin patch, “haunted” 5K, Yoga in Catacombs and s’mores! There's no better place to celebrate Halloween than at the Y. We've got hayrides and s'mores, costume contests and candy, and all that spooky stu... Read More

Don’t Let Summer Fly by Without Doing These Things

Pool parties, slip-n-slides, boat races!

Try something new and make lasting memories at these out-of-the-ordinary summer events and games. To start, the first day of the 2nd Summer Session of Y sports, classes and leagues and the last day to register on July 16. These are open to everyone w... Read More

Healthy Habits are Hard, the Y is Here to Help!

Easy Tips Each Month for a Healthier You

At the Y, we’re all about healthy living – healthy people and healthy communities. But habits can be hard to form, especially the healthy ones. Our new #HealthyHabits program will make healthy living easier. Each month, we‘ll help you build ... Read More

Welcome Kim Newnam, Executive Director

Kim Newnam joins Witham Family YMCA as executive director

The Center Advisory Board and staff of the Witham Family YMCA is proud to announce the hiring of their new executive director, Kim Newnam. She joins the Witham Family YMCA with nearly 30 years of experience working in various positions throughout sev... 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

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

Tragedy To Triumph

Member Inspiration - Leigh Young

June 13, 2017 was a day that changed Leigh Young’s life. Leigh was involved in a serious car accident in which she broke both femurs, both knees, her right ankle, her left arm and dislocated her left wrist. To say she is lucky to be alive is an und... Read More

Healthy Living at the Y

30: The Number of Pounds Dick Lost in Four Months

Fighting fluctuations in his weight, Dick Hankins found that the YMCA provides a great place for him to stay active and connected not only to his girlfriend and workout partner, but to the community as well. According to Dick, the Silver Sneakers pr... Read More

Wellness Warrior

Nancy Saulmon

Nancy joined the Witham Family YMCA when it opened in 2010. She was looking for a place where she could participate in programs like water aerobics that helped improve her fitness levels. Sure enough, Nancy has been involved in the water aerobics sin... 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