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April Department News, Programs and Events

Eat at Moes. Support the Annual Campaign.

Eat at Moe’s on May 10 and support the Y! Present this ad and 20% of your sale will go to the Baxter YMCA Annual Campaign. Moe’s is located at 7853 US 31 South across from Baxter.

Saturday, April 30 is Perry Cultural Festival and Healthy Kids Day

Join us for a celebration as we host the Perry Cultural Festival from 11 am – 3 pm. Put together by Perry Township, UIndy, and the Baxter Y, the festival celebrates the rich, cultural diversity of the Southside. Come for food, music, kids’ games, and a soccer tournament! Click here for more information.

Healthy Kids Day is a chance for us to open our center to the community. Invite friends and family to visit the YMCA as guests and enjoy all the amenities we offer. The center will be open to the community from 10 am -2 pm.

No Youth Sports League Games this Saturday, April 30th.

This is a reminder that no games are scheduled this weekend, April 30th. Have a great weekend and enjoy the beautiful weather! If you are looking for something to do, stop by and check out the Perry Cultural Festival, happening from 11-3pm.

Are you a YMCA member?

Register NOW for the inaugural Baxter Y Aloha Family Fun Run!

May is Water Safety Month!

It’s Time to Focus on Keeping Children Safe Around Water
YMCA Swim Lessons Teach Life-Saving Skills


There is a list of basic life skills all parents instinctively know they must teach their children to keep them safe and healthy. It includes habits like looking both ways before you cross the street, washing your hands with soap and water and eating the right amount of fruits and vegetables every day.

For too many parents, safety in and around water is not on the list; and that’s something we need to change.

Fatal drowning is the second-leading cause of unintentional injury-related death for children ages one to 14 years old. The problem is particularly acute among minority communities. African American children ages 5 to 14 are three times more likely to drown than their white counterparts. The disparity is partly due to the lack of swimming experience among these children. Read more…

Pound is back!

Join Jamie from 9 – 9:45 am on Wednesdays. Click here to register!

Join the Baxter YMCA Kids Triathalon Team!

KIDS: Are you looking for a NEW SPORT to try this summer? Do you like to swim, ride your bike, and run? TRIATHALON could be your new sport!

The Tri-Tornadoes team meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5-6 pm. The program takes place May 3 – September 1. For more information, please contact Todd Shellenberger at TShell14@gmail.com or click here to register!

Register for the Ben Elo Soccer Camp June 20-24!

Join coaches and soccer players from across the state for this one-of-a-kind soccer camps. Students grades 3-12 are invited to attend! Click here to register.



Y Members: Get 10% off Pacers Summer Basketball Camp!

Summer is coming fast, and what does that mean?? Indiana Pacers Summer Basketball Camps are back June 20-24!

And YMCA MEMBERS RECIEVE A 10% DISCOUNT!!

Visit http://www.pacerscamps.com/ to register. Enter ‘FAC2016’ into the promo codes (remember the letters will need to be in ALL CAPITALS) section when you register online and you will be granted 10% off!!! Hurry! Space is limited!

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