The Conduit to Connections

People see you at your worse and they still make you feel encouraged.

Yvette Collier has been a member of the Jordan YMCA for nine years. She joined this location back in 2012 when she moved from Chicago to be closer to her mother and other family members. When she arrived in Indianapolis, she wanted to find a place ne... Read More

Real change requires more than a New Year’s Eve declaration

Resolve to make meaningful change backed up with a vision, a plan and community.

Yearly New Year's Resolution Being with the YMCA for 31 years means seeing 31 waves of new members and 31 increases in visits from existing members each Jan. 1. It’s energizing to see so many people intent on improving themselves. Personal reso... Read More

YMCA of Greater Indianapolis Names Gregg Hiland as New CEO

Leading Central Indiana nonprofit promotes tenured executive to top role

The YMCA of Greater Indianapolis has named Gregg Hiland as its new president and chief executive officer, effective immediately Selected by the Y’s Board of Directors following an extensive nationwide search, Gregg Hiland has served as interim pre... Read More

Run for Fun at the YMCA Races

Annual events bring fun for the entire community

Running targets everyone's favorite problem areas; it tightens your glutes and flattens your abs. You can also burn up to 700 calories per hour, raise your heart rate, lower blood pressure, and relieve stress - all while toning and shaping your body.... Read More

Y Member Recovers from Running Injury with Yoga

Y Member Turns to Yoga in Response to Her Injury

Yoga provides many health benefits that are often overlooked Ashly loves to live an active lifestyle and has been a member of the YMCA for over 3 years. Whether she is running, lifting, or taking part in a dance class, you can usually find her at th... Read More