Here’s Why Your Kid Needs Camp This Summer!

Summer camp is something every child should experience

We know it's crazy. It's January. It's cold. We are about as far away from summer as you can get. And we want to talk about CAMP! It's time to start talking about camp because summer will be here before you know it, and we want to make sure you ar... Read More

Serving Communities, Improving Health – Last Year Was Monumental!

Thank you from our CEO and board chair

Dear YMCA Friends, Thank you for your continued support of the YMCA! Last year was monumental. In 2018, we unveiled the stunning Salute sculpture in honor of veterans and celebrated the opening of the much-anticipated OrthoIndy Foundation YMCA.... Read More

Safety First: Tips and Tricks for Using a Treadmill

Not everyone is comfortable on a treadmill

  A lot of people use treadmills daily, but are you taking the extra precautions to be safe and get the most out of your workout? Here are five tips that will give an edge to your workout. 1. Start Off Right Are your shoes tied? Is your... Read More

YMCA of Greater Indianapolis, a Snapshot

Circle City and the YMCA have come full circle

The YMCA’s global mission—to build healthy spirit, mind and body for all—has been actively engaged in Central Indiana since 1854, nearly 165 years! The breadth of service and impact is unmatched by many nonprofits. Currently the 19th largest as... Read More

YMCA President and CEO Eric Ellsworth Announces His Retirement

National search is underway to fill position by year’s end

Eric Ellsworth, President & CEO of the YMCA of Greater Indianapolis, has announced plans to retire at the end of 2018. The 63-year-old, Evansville, IN, native has served as CEO in Indianapolis for nearly 13 years and has been with the [caption... Read More