Mom Loses Weight, Becomes Instructor at the Y

The Y is a part of Jenn's healthy lifestyle

After overcoming postpartum depression and changing her eating habits, Jenn joined the Witham Family YMCA to focus on exercise as a part of her lifestyle change. She fell in love with Les Mills BodyPump™ classes at the Y and with the encouragement ... Read More

Ami Sheds Pounds, Tones Muscles with Small Group Training

TEAM: Train with Effort, Attitude and Mission

Over two years, Ami had gained 30 lbs. while at an extremely stressful job. She was unhappy and did not feel healthy at all. Fortunately, she was able to land a new job that allowed her to get up often. She was averaging 15,000-18,000 steps a day and... Read More

Is Your Child Overweight? We’ve Got a Program for That

A healthy lifestyle with help from others is fun!

We're all about healthy living, so we're very excited to introduce Healthy Weight and Your Child! This free, evidence-based program empowers children and families through education, healthy eating and physical activity. Families learn skills and beha... Read More

Lisa Removed the Excuses

YMCA Member of 10years pushes aside her excuses and goes for it

Lisa Zainey has been a YMCA Member for over 10 years. She didn’t get the most out of her membership until she pushed her excuses aside and just did it. REMOVE THE EXCUSES Lisa retired in the spring of 2017. All of a sudden, one large excuse for n... Read More

Teri Perseveres Through Pain

Teri fights Multiple Sclerosis with exercise and positive attitude

Teri has been an on and off again member of the Hendricks Regional Health YMCA since we opened in 2011. She has always enjoyed our water aerobics classes, but shortly after joining, Teri began to feel unwell. Her symptoms continued to progress and be... Read More

Retired Nurse Drops 130 Lbs

Kathleen proves that dedication pays off

In September of 2017, Kathleen Dinsmore, a retired nurse, joined the Witham Family YMCA and made a commitment to her health and wellbeing. Over the course of 13 months of dedication and hard work, Kathleen lost a total of 130 lbs.   Kathleen ... Read More

BodyAttack Helped Alyssa Lose Weight, Gain Confidence

Alyssa learned to love cardio and herself through BodyAttack classes

After her kids hit the toddler stage, Alyssa realized how out of shape she was. She was struggling to keep up with them and knew she needed to make a change. She has never been a gym person and cardio was last on the list until she found the Hendrick... Read More

Alarmed by Doctor’s Warning, Bass Went from 295 to 165 Pounds

Success Attributed to Daily Workouts, Ditching Junk Food for Veggies

“Sheer determination and God’s support gave me the strength to be healthy and active again,” says, Kevin Bass. Kevin Bass has been a member at the Ransburg YMCA since the summer of 2017. He loves the friendly atmosphere and courteous staff. Ke... Read More

Diabetes Prevention Program

Diabetes Prevention Program

Have you been diagnosed as pre-diabetic, or just looking for a way to lose weight? This program can help prevent Type II Diabetes. Losing 7% of your body weight can decrease your risk of developing Type II Diabetes by 60%. Payment options includin... Read More

Take control of your health with the YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program

Diabetes Prevention Program at the YMCA

Have you been diagnosed as pre-diabetic, or just looking for a way to lose weight? This program can help!  Scholarships are available for those 60 and older.  Please contact Melissa Venkateswaran at at 317-865-6471 or mvenkateswaran@indymca.org to ... Read More

CHECKING OFF BUCKET LIST GOALS

Checking off Bucket List Goals: Mary Kelly

As a child and young adult I was always physically active,  however, I always struggled to keep my weight under control. As time passed I became less active and used food as a coping mechanism for life’s stressful moments and allowed my weight to ... Read More