Baxter YMCA


What‘s New @ Baxter YMCA

Save The Date: Annual Golf Outing

The Golf Outing is at a new location this year!  Join us at Dye’s Walk Country Club on September 11. 

Registration begins at 10 am.  Shotgun start with lunch is at noon. 
Cost is $340/foursome and $85/individual. 
Register online at  Proceeds benefit the Baxter YMCA Annual Campaign.

A special thanks to our sustaining sponsors Greenwood Meadows, St. Francis Health Sports Medicine Center and Fairbanks.  Lunch will be generously provided by City Barbeque. For more information about sponsorship opportunities, contact Audi Gardner at or 317.865.6452.

All-City YMCA Flag Football Combine

Your child will have a blast competing in his or her age group through seven different events such as the 40 yard dash and receiving/throwing accuracy.  Join us for the 2nd Annual All-City YMCA Flag Football Combine at Park Tudor September 14.  Cost is $10 for members and $15 for program participants.  Children ages 4 to 13 are welcome to participate.  For more information on events and the registration form, click here

Fall Sports: Sign up now and save $20!

We are currently accepting All-Stars for our Fall Sports Leagues.  Sign up before August 18 and save $20.   Cost is $44 for members and $80 for program participants

  • Youth Flag Football (ages 3-18) : Games are now Monday Nights beginning September 8 through October 20.  Practices are held for a half-hour prior to the games. 
  • Youth Baseball (ages 3-10:  Games are held on Saturdays beginning September 13 through October 18. 
  • Youth Soccer (ages 3-18): Games take place September 6 through October 18.
  • Youth Basketball (ages 3-15): Game day is Saturday beginning November 1 through December 13.   **Deadline to register and save $20 for Youth Basketball is October 12.  **
  • Youth Volleyball (ages 8-11): Learn how to spike, volley, and set with this league beginning November 1 through December 13.  **Deadline to register and save $20 is October 12. **

There’s still time to sign up for preschool!

It’s that time of year. Get an early jump on your child’s education! Sign up for Preschool at the Baxter YMCA. We have classes for ages 2-5 years old. We offer 2 1/2 hour classes filled with fun, crafts, gym, special events, and lots of peer interaction. Morning and afternoon classes are available. The registration form is available online here.  Fill it out and bring it to the Member Services Desk today!

Outdoor Pool Gate and Pool Hours

Please note that you will now have to check-in at the courtesy desk inside the building if you are visiting the outdoor pool before 4 pm.  The pool gate check-in hours have changed to the following:

M-F 4:00p – 8:00p

Sat. 11:00a – 7:00p

Sun. 11:00a – 6:00p 

*Open swim will still begin at 11:00a each day, but the outdoor gate check-in will not be available until 4:00p during the week. 

Before and After School Program is currently enrolling!

School is in session.  Register now for the 2014-2015 Before and After School Program at your Perry Township, Franklin Township, Clark Pleasant, Beech Grove, Greenwood schools!  For more information, stop by the Member Services Desk or call 317.881.9347.

Diabetes Prevention Program works!

Rita did it, and so can you!  Read her story here.  The YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program can help you stop Type II Diabetes.  We are accepting new enrollments until Monday, August 18.  To see if you qualify, please contact Bobbi Finley at 317-865-6464 or

Program Guides are coming!

Are you bummed about the end of summer?  Don’t despair!  That just means a new session of sports leagues, clubs, programs and Pilates are coming to a center near you!  Watch your mailboxes during the week of August 18, and then come on in to get registered early. 

Enhance your athletic performance with Accelerated Rehab Physical Therapy

Accelerated Rehab Physical Therapy will be here Tuesday, August 12 from 8-11 am and Thursday, August 28 from 6-8 pm to perform free assessments.  These assessments can identify weaknesses and enhance your sports performance.  Don’t forget to stop by!

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