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What‘s New @ Ransburg YMCA

Super Soaker Kid’s Night Out

There’s only one Kid’s Night Out in July so sign up early!  July 12th will be a water themed night of fun for kids ages 6 weeks to 12 years old.  The night will include dinner, swimming, crafts and a movie.  Price includes cost of meal.  Space is limited to the first 50 participants so register now. 

Senior Educational Series

American Senior Communities will present a series of educational seminars geared specifically towards senior.  Light refreshments will be served and registration is required as space is limited to 25 participants. 

Monday, July 28th – Legal Documents & Benefits – 9:30am

Monday, October 27th – Health Care Enrollment – 9:30am

Backpack Attack

Donate school supplies from now until July 18th for Backpack Attack.  All donations benefit local school children who would struggle to pay for the supplies they need for the upcoming school year.  Donation boxes are located at our front desk.  Stay tuned for distribution dates and possible volunteer opportunities. 

Pool Party – July 15th

Our Annual Member Appreciation party will be Tuesday, July 15th from 6-8pm.   Texas Roadhouse will be providing food for $5 per plate (all proceeds will benefit our Annual Campaign).  Kemba Credit Union will be hosting our family fun zone.  A night of trivia, swimming, games, food and most of all FUN!!  This is a FREE event to all of our members.  Don’t miss out on the best pool party of the year! 

Volunteer Opportunity

Volunteer at the 2014 YMCA Swimming National Championships

Tuesday, July 29th – Friday, August 1st at the IUPUI Natatorium

Many volunteer opportunities are available throughout the day.  Service includes a commemorative volunteer t-shirt, refreshment and hospitality room access during your shift, free parking and admission to the day’s events, as well as other opportunities for family attendance.  These athletes are future US Olympic Trial qualifiers, competing for premiere YMCA swim clubs from across the country.  Over 60 YMCA teams and 300 swimmers and families will visit Indianapolis to swim in the United States’ largest aquatics venue, and the YMCA of Greater Indianapolis is honored to play a role in hosting this event, this year and in 2015.

Preschool Open House

Join us for a sweet treat on Wednesday, July 9th.  Our preschool open house ice cream social is from 6:30-7:30pm.  Meet the teachers, see the classrooms and learn about our curriculum.   No need to RSVP, just show up!  Activities planned for kids in each classroom.  

Our preschool program is designed for children ages 18 months through 5 years old.   We offer 2, 3 and 5 day classes.  Let us help your child develop a lifelong love of learning!  

CPR & First Aid Courses

American Heart Association certified instructors will train infant through adult CPR, choking prevention and basic first aid in our day long courses.   Pre-registration is required and must be completed five days prior to class date.   Ransburg also offers offsite private classes! 

Upcoming Dates:

  • July 12th
  • July 19th
  • August 9th
  • August 23rd
  • October 11th

Tag Along with Tina – Back home again in cycling

We all have our favorite classes, the ones where we know exactly what to do and what to expect and we seem to gravitate towards these classes. The classes that we are most comfortable with.  For me, this is Monday night cycling with Amy.  It may have something to do with the fact that she and I actually socialize a bit outside of class or that she has impeccable taste in music.  Whatever it is I have taken cycling for the past two years.  Now that includes a recent six month break so I knew going back wouldn’t be easy.  The beauty of cycling for me is that my feet are strapped in to the pedals.  I don’t have to worry about going left or right and I don’t have to keep my arms in rhythm with my legs.  Now, don’t get me wrong, cycling isn’t easy and your behind hurts for a few weeks, but it is as challenging as you want it to be.  Amy, like all of our instructors, helps you modify up or down depending upon your fitness level.   I have noticed a very common thread amongst the classes that I have tried….just keep moving.  If you can’t keep up just keep moving.   There were times during the jumps that I skipped a few and didn’t increase my tension as much as some of the others were.   This class teases with each other and gives Amy a hard time.  They teased her about her taste in music and even went as far as calling her a music snob.    I’m not sure what I like more about the class, the challenge it presents or the fact that the class has such a great rapport with each other.    The biggest deal about taking this class is that I actually showed up.   I had made plans to cycle with someone that wasn’t able to come.  I made a few phone calls to other people and because it was so last minute it just didn’t happen.   I tossed around the idea of just trying again next week when I could get someone to come with me but instead I put my big girl pants on and I went.  I was actually more proud of showing up then the work that I did during the class.  It was nice to be back “home” in cycling.  Maybe all of these baby steps are starting to add up!

Summer Swim Lessons

Our Summer Swim lesson registration is now open!  We have multiple options to fit your busy summer.  Click Summer Swim Lessons to see a list of days and times for our lessons. 

Annual Golf Outing

Our Annual Golf Outing is scheduled for Thursday, August 21 with a noon tee time.  Want to volunteer, play or sponsor a hole?  All proceeds benefit the Ransburg YMCA Annual Campaign.  Click here to view our registration form. 

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