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Facilities Reopen September 9!

Y-Club Child Care

Child care options for fall!

Outdoor Fitness Classes

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FREE Virtual Classes

Workout at home!

Backyard Swim Lessons

Learn to swim in your own pool!



For 39 years the Niles-Buchanan YMCA has hosted a Thanksgiving Day Run in the community. It has become a tradition for many people who live or visit the Niles-Buchanan area at Thanksgiving. Last year, over 2,700 people from 31 states...
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For the 10th year in a row, the Greatest Chefs of Michiana will raise funds to help the Y provide programming to families and individuals throughout the Michiana community. Local restaurants have teamed up with local celebrities to compete for...



In the early days of the pandemic in Italy, quarantined children hung pictures of rainbows from apartment balconies. These bright banners bore the words “Andrà tutto bene,” which means “Everything will be alright.” Thanks to social media, this colorful message...


One projected meltdown per week was penciled into my calendar. I knew that either I, one of my children, or both would potentially be overwhelmed each time. Was it a blessing that the trials were spaced out, or would it...


College Student Self-Defense by Stephen Lage Sensei, 5th Degree Black Belt, Isshinryu Karate I normally give Self-Defense Seminars in the Summer months, as the demand for them is greater with parents preparing to send their kids off to college. They...


If we are feeling a little (or a lot) out of control of our lives right now, perhaps a vigorous hand washing can help. Running water, plain old soap, and a serious scrub can kill the germs that cause viruses...
I just want to say how IMPRESSED I have been with his [swim] teachers! I’m shocked how much progress [my child] has made in such a short period of time. You guys are really something special.
Shayna Bowman
The YMCA is like a family.
Jen Juhasz