YMCA Branch Name

For Youth Development
For Healthy Living
For Social Development

Family Activities

Food Drive

Drop off your canned goods and nonperishable food items in the collection box in the YMCA lobby from November 1-18 to alleviate hunger for people in need and to help the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana lead our region in the fight against hunger.
  • Dates: November 1-18

Family Movie

Gather your friends, family and neighbors to watch a family-friendly movie. Canned goods are accepted to donate to the Griffith Emergency Fund.
  • Day/Time: December 1, 7:00pm
  • Fee: Suggested donation of canned goods

YMCA Playdate

Children ages 1-5 and their parents are welcome to join other families in the community for a fun playdate with games and activities involving gross and fine motor skills. Not only will it be a fun time for kids, it is an opportunity for parents to connect. Register at the Welcome Center by January 23.
  • Day/Time: January 25, 9-10:30am
  • Fee: Free

American Red Cross Blood Drive

The need is constant. The gratification is instant. Donate today! Register online at redcrossblood.org and enter zip code 46319 to find Griffith Family YMCA site.
  • Day/Time: February 15, Appointments from 12:30-6:00pm
  • Fee: Free

Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD) Event

This event is a free screening of the arteries and veins of the legs. Screenings take only 15 minutes and immediate results are provided in written format. Medical professionals will then explain the results and provide education about PVD and other contributing diseases. Schedule your appointment today for your free screening at 219-703-LIMB (5462).
  • Day/Time: March 22, 3-6:00pm
  • Fee: Free

Healthy Kids Day

The Y will celebrate Healthy Kids Day, our national initiative to improve the health and well-being of kids. School’s out and it’s time to relax, decompress and have fun with friends. Join us for a day of fun!
  • Day/Time: April 21, 9:00am-Noon
  • Fee: Free

Togetherhood Clean-up Day

The Y’s Togetherhood program connects people from all backgrounds to plan and carry out volunteer projects that address a real need in their community. Volunteers and the Y will lead the third annual Clean-up Day by finding neglected areas in need of TLC. Register to volunteer at the front desk today!
  • Day/Time: May 12, 9:00am-Noon
  • Fee: Free

For more information about our community events, contact the front desk: 219 750 1082


The Y is a great place for birthday parties!

The Griffith Family YMCA is available to rent for birthday parties on Saturdays or Sundays during non-business hours.

Standard Party Package (includes but not limited to):

  • 2 hours (1 hour in gym; 1 hour in room for cake/presents)
  • Game room available for those that are age appropriate.
  • $150 members; $200 non-members

Important notes

Payment Rules: A deposit of $100 is required to hold the date and time of the party. This deposit must be paid at the time of booking. The remaining balance is due at the front desk BEFORE the party begins.

  • Groups are allowed to bring food and drinks into the building (excluding alcohol). We have a refrigerators and freezer available for use.
  • Inflatable jump houses are allowed in the gym only!
  • Parties must be booked at least 2 weeks in advance.
  • Check out our Facility Rental information for full details

For questions or to reserve a space, contact Carl Zurbriggen 219 750 1082.

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