Special Olympic Athlete Is Boston Marathon Bound

Running helped Andrew cope, control behavior as a child

Andrew Peterson wasn’t always a runner. The Special Olympics athlete was born with fetal alcohol syndrome, which affects those exposed to alcohol in utero. At just three weeks old, Andrew was found alone in a Madison County home, nearly paralyze... Read More

‘Tis the Season to Get Moving

How to Stay Active During the Holidays at the YMCA

The holiday season is upon us! At the Y we are enjoying the change of seasons and festive celebrations. There is so much to be thankful for, and the Hendricks Regional Health YMCA is thankful to service the Westside community this past year. However,... Read More

Underdawg 5K at Butler University Added to YMCA Inspire Indy 5K Series

Families and their pooches will have a doggone good time!

Intercollegiate YMCA students from Butler University, IUPUI and UIndy will host families and their pooches for a doggone good time at the inaugural Underdawg 5K run and walk at 8 a.m. Sept. 21, 2019, at Butler University. The race will help fund f... Read More

Take it Outside with the Y this Summer

Outdoor workouts, sports, events and more!

Just because you go “to” the Y, doesn’t mean you have to stay inside! We’ve taken sports, workouts and events outside this summer. Will you join us? Workouts Events Looking for more events? Here's th... Read More

Banish Boredom, Boost Motivation: Join a Y Running or Walking Club

Even in the cold winter months!

Running or walking for fitness is often thought of as a solo sport, but you're missing out if you always hit the road or treadmill by yourself. Ask someone to join you for a run or walk, or better yet consider joining a YMCA running or walking club. ... Read More