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Hendricks Regional Health YMCA Celebrates 5th Anniversary

Press Release 6/22/2016

The Hendricks Regional Health YMCA, 301 Satori Parkway, Avon, will celebrate its 5th anniversary on June 25. The Y will celebrate with special promotions and events that will take place now through June 25. Below are some of the special events and promotions that will be held: Read more…

Dads Invited to Workout Wednesday

Press Release 6/14/2016

The Downtown YMCAs, IU Health and Downtown Indy are giving dads a special invitation to join everyone at Workout Wednesday on Georgia Street, downtown Indianapolis, at noon on June 15 in honor of Father’s Day. This week attendees are to wear clothing from the 80s era. Prizes will be given to dads who attend and have the best 80s costume or tie. Read more…

Free Summer Fun Days at Avondale Meadows YMCA

Press Release 6/1/2016

The Avondale Meadows YMCA, 3908 Meadows Drive, Indianapolis, is opening its doors for FREE to the community every Thursday during the months of June and July from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. for its YMCA Summer Fun Days. Each week individuals, families and youth are invited to enjoy the Y’s state-of-the art cardio and fitness center, gymnasium, cycle studio, group exercise classes and more! Read more…

Come to Workout Wednesday on Georgia Street

FOX 59 News 6/1/2016

Andre Davis, Group Exercise Instructor, YMCA at CityWay, lead a few exercise demonstrations this morning to promote today’s Workout Wednesday class on Georgia Street.

 

Fishers YMCA Hosts Give Hope Ride on Memorial Day

FOX 59 News 5/30/2016

The Fishers YMCA held its annual Give Hope Ride on Memorial Day to raise funds for its Annual Campaign. Jennie Broady, Associate Executive Director, Fishers YMCA, said the money is used to allow individuals and staff to become members and participate in Y programs who would not otherwise have an opportunity to do so. Staff and volunteers raised nearly $15,000 from this year’s event.


YMCAs Host Summer Servings Program

Shelbyville News 5/24/2016

WISH TV Ch. 8 News 5/31/2016

Local YMCAs along with Flat Rock River YMCA Camp will host the Summer Servings program, which provides free lunches Monday-Friday to school-aged kids throughout summer break.

Flat Rock River YMCA Camp Purchases Updated Yurts

IBJ, 5/21/2016

Yurts of America is one the largest yurt companies in the U.S. and is located here in Indy. The Indianapolis Business Journal (IBJ) recently did a feature on the company and also interviewed one of its long-time clients – Flat Rock River YMCA camp. Flat Rock just purchased two more yurts for the camp; bringing its yurts total to 10.

Outdoor Pools Open May 28th

Press Release 5/23/2016

The Times 5/27/2016

WISH TV Ch. 8 News 5/30/2016

WISH TV Ch. 8 News 6/1/2016

The YMCA of Greater Indianapolis will open its five outdoor pools on May 28 at the Baxter, Benjamin Harrison, Fishers, Jordan and the Ransburg YMCAs. The Y will also launch its Safety Around Water program. The program is free to the public and is offered annually to engage and educate parents about the importance of water safety skills and provide more of America’s youth access to water safety lessons. Read more…

Y Has Open Positions for the Summer

Fox 59 News 5/22/2016

The Y hopes to recruit individuals who want to be life guards and work in other open positions that are available this summer. Training is available. Qualified individuals may apply online at www.OurCauseIsYou.org.


Indy Bike Hub Y Host Bike to Work Day Celebration

WTHR Ch. 13 News 5/20/2016

WRTV Ch. 6 News  5/20/2016

The Indy Bike Hub YMCA was one of the hosts for this year’s Bike to Work Day, which took place on Friday, May 20. Hundreds gathered at the Indy Bike Hub YMCA for free showers and bike parking in addition to gathering with other cyclists to celebrate the annual event. Mayor Joe Hogsett and YMCA President/CEO, Eric Ellsworth gave remarks during the celebration.

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