Former Marine David TRIs Something New

David swam, biked and ran his way across the triathlon finish line

David came to the Hendricks Regional Health YMCA in November of 2018 out of desperation to lose 10-15 pounds before an event at the end of the year. As a former Marine, David volunteers each year for the Marine Corps Toys for Tots program. As the eve... Read More

Drew Credits YMCA for His Life as World Triathlete

Family of athletes found friends and a place to train at the YMCA

Since he was four years old Drew Shellenberger has been competing in Triathlons. He began his training at the Baxter YMCA saying, “[the YMCA] has been a pretty big place in my life since I was young. I came here for basketball, soccer, and flag foo... Read More

Jordan Y Member Goes From ‘Can’t Tie Shoes’ to Ironman

Former competitive swimmer gains confidence, loses weight with MultiFit

After years of continual weight gain, one morning I realized that a change needed to happen after I had trouble with the simple task of tying my shoe. Having been a competitive swimmer in the distant past, it seemed natural to start out swimming agai... Read More

Reduce Carbon Footprints and Increase Health with Bike to Work Day

The annual citywide event kicks off with food, activities, networking and more in the heart of Downtown Indianapolis

Biking to work is a growing trend in many major cities, including Indianapolis. IndyCog, CIBA, Indy Bike Trains and the YMCA at the City Market are just a few of the many local organizations that encourage and partner with cyclists to help Indiana re... Read More