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The Y is for Youth!

176 YEARS AND COUNTING The YMCA was started by volunteer, George Williams in London in 1844. Over the next few decades, the YMCA served others through volunteer recruitment during the Civil War, opened YMCA's to serve student bodies at Universities,... Read More

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

Team Sports

Team Sports Boost Self Esteem, Build Confidence Among Other Benefits

Team sports are an important part of many children’s lives and offer a multitude of benefits beyond just physical activity. Participation in team sports helps kids to develop strong character traits and values that they can use for the rest of thei... Read More

20 New Programs, Classes and Events to Try

20 new ways to improve your health and wellness

We’re always looking for new and innovative ways to fulfill the Y mission, and 2018 was no exception. Here are just a few new ways Central Indiana residents can now get stronger and healthier at the YMCA. New Programs [caption id="attachm... Read More

Kids Learn to Lose and Other Life Skills with Youth Sports

Sports build character, teach teamwork, patience and other life lessons

In this day and age where electronics and technology rule, schools have less funding for physical education or daily recess, and some neighborhoods are no longer safe, youth sports are vital. Sports impact youth in more ways than you can imagine a... Read More