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What‘s New @ Baxter YMCA

April Department News, Programs and Events

Let the bidding begin!

Looking for a fabulous gift, night out or sports memorabilia to add to your collection? Visit our online Silent Auction now through April 20 at 5 pm and take your pick! We have wine tastings, family ticket packages for awesome Indianapolis attractions, home décor, jewelry and more! All proceeds benefit the Baxter YMCA Annual Campaign and support local families and individuals. Visit

Join us for Healthy Kids Day!

Healthy Kids Day is Saturday, April 25!  As part of this nationwide initiative to improve the health and well-being of kids, the Baxter YMCA is opening up its doors to the community and inviting families to come into the Y and spend the day being active.  In addition to our everyday options to get active including swimming, basketball, racquetball, and exercising in the wellness center, we are also offering family fitness group exercise classes throughout the day.  You will have the opportunity to try Boot Camp, Yoga, Zumba, and more as a family.  There is no age limit required.  On this day, it’s all about the kids!  

Zumba Family Night

Hey Parents!  Grab the kids for Zumba Family Fitness Night on April 20 at 6:10 PM.  Have fun and shimmy and shake together as a family!  All ages are welcome, and it’s FREE for members.

Do you have knee pain?

Thursday, April 23 from 4-5:30 PM
A physical therapist from Accelerated Rehab will be here to answer your questions on knee pain!  If knee pain is keeping you down, get evaluated by a physical therapist who may be able to help you address the source of the problem and provide options for relief.  Sign up for this FREE assessment in the Wellness Center between April 9 and April 23. 

Public CPR/AED classes at the Baxter Y

The Baxter YMCA is offering public CPR/AED classes for anyone who is interested in learning how to handle medical emergency situations.  These classes are geared toward anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card or simply wants to be prepared for emergency situations.  Contact Carolyn Naumovich at 317-881-9347 or for more information.  Register at the Member Services Desk.       

CPR/AED Classes:
Heartsaver CPR/AED: Saturday, April 18 from 9 AM-12 PM
BLS Healthcare Provider: Wednesday, April 22 5-9 PM

Cost: Members $37; Guests $44 (cost is per class)

We’re hiring summer positions!

Ever thought about spending your days at the pool all summer long and making some money while you are at it? Baxter YMCA Aquatics will be hiring Lifeguards and Swim Instructors for summer 2015. Please visit our website to search listings and apply online. For questions about open positions please contact the Aquatics Director Jillian Guthrie at 317-865-6470 or  Not a certified lifeguard?  We offer classes to make it possible!  Register at the Member Services Desk today!

Feel the need for speed? Try Track and Field!

Mark your calendars!  The 2nd annual All-City Track and Field Meet will be held on Saturday, June 6. Practice begins mid-April. Let’s bring the trophy home to Baxter! Register at the Member Services Desk. 

Register for Spring Session now!

Spring program registration is underway.  Check out our Program Guide online at  Sign up for something new or perfect your skills with another session of the same activity.  Some exciting programs to keep your eye on this 
Spring include:

  • Youth and Adult Martial Arts
  • Synchronized Swimming
  • Personal Training
  • Synergy
  • Youth Sports Clinics and Leagues
  • Private and Group Swim Lessons
  • Preschool Enrichment Classes: Sensational Science and Creative Cooking
  • Summer Basketball and Baseball/T-Ball Leagues

Register for Summer Camp now!

Want to go on an ADVENTURE?! With our revamped and remodeled Summer Day Camp your child will have a new adventure each day. Each activity is designed to implement an aspect of  belonging, achievement, and relationship building. So not only will your child have an amazing summer, they will also learn skills and make friendships that will last a lifetime. Call (317)484-9622  or visit to register.

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