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Avondale Meadows Y Hosts Aspen Dental’s Mouth Mobile

WTHR Ch. 13, 7/24/2014

The Avondale Meadows YMCA partnered with Aspen Dental’s Mouth Mobile to provide free dental services to local residents. Professional race car driver, Danica Patrick also came out to meet patients and to support this initiative.

Baxter Y Offers Synchronized Swimming Class

The Daily Journal, 7/22/2014

The Baxter YMCA is now offering synchronized swimming classes to young girls. Register today!

Juvenile Justice Jeopardy Comes to Ransburg Y

WRTV Ch. 6 News, WTHR Ch. 13 News, 7/22/2014

A special thanks to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) and local business owners who brought “Juvenile Justice Jeopardy” to the Ransburg YMCA. The game teaches teens how to interact with the police.

Y at the Athenaeum Recognized as One of the Best Local Gyms in Indy

Nuvo Magazine, 7/23/2014

Congratulations to the YMCA at the Athenaeum for being recognized as one of the “Best Local Gyms/Fitness Joints” in Nuvo’s Best of Indy Contest.

YMCAs Offer a Course for a Diabetic Nation

New York Times, 7/3/2014

The YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program was featured in the New York Times for helping thousands of people combat diabetes at local YMCAs across the country. The article credited the YMCA of Greater Indianapolis for starting the program, here in Indy. 

Witham Family Y Offers Childcare Assistance to Lebanon Community

Lebanon Reporter, 7/19/2014

After the Lebanon Area Boys and Girls Club announced they would have to cut their childcare programs due to a budget shortfall, the Witham Family YMCA and the Youth Development YMCA have offered to help families who may be in need of childcare services for the upcoming school year. 

Fight Violence by Helping Neighbors

Indy Star, 7/14/2014

YMCA board member, Joy Mason, submitted an opinion article to the Indy Star about the escalating violence in our city. Mason urged residents to volunteer and support local organizations like the Avondale Meadows YMCA that provide programs and help mentor young people.

Groundbreaking for CityWay YMCA

The YMCA of Greater Indianapolis will break ground on its new 87,000 square foot CityWay YMCA at 9:30 a.m. on July 16. The new CityWay YMCA will be located downtown at 430 S. Alabama Street on the southeast corner of Delaware and South Streets. The $22 million facility will be the second of three new centers to be built as a result of the Y’s Strengthening the Heart of the City Capital Campaign. The goal of the campaign is to enable the Y to build full-service centers in Indianapolis neighborhoods that have not had access to the Y’s life and community changing resources that the Y has to offer.

Joining two of the most eclectic downtown Y’s in the country, the Indy Bike Hub YMCA and the historic YMCA at the Athenaeum, the new CityWay YMCA will be a three-story facility offering the following amenities:

  • Two indoor swimming pools

  • Three full-sized gyms

  • Green roof space for outdoor classes

  • Elevated indoor running track

  • State-of-the-art Wellness Center with cardiovascular and strength equipment

  • Instructional kitchen/culinary studio to help teach individuals and families how to prepare nutritious meals

  • Headquarter office for Top 10 Coalition

  • Medical offices

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Fishers YMCA Host Workout Wednesdays

Indy Star, 6/16/2014

Julie Voris, Exercise Instructor at the Fishers YMCA, was interviewed by the Indy Star to help promote the center’s new Workout Wednesdays, which will take place all summer at the Nickel Plate Amphitheater.

Gov. Pence at Hendricks Regional Health YMCA

Hendricks County Flyer, 6/11/2014

The staff at the Hendricks Regional Health YMCA played host to Gov. Mike Pence on June 9 as he updated the public about the Healthy Indiana Plan.

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