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Active Older Adults

Older adult wellness programming is one of the fastest growing areas especially in aquatics, fitness, and strength training. These programs will help older adults maintain independent healthy lifestyles. Our AOA programs (age 50 & older) will help you not only physically, but emotionally and spiritually. Come visit us and join in the fun!

Functional Strength Balance & Flexibility

Strength, balance and flexibility are essential in maintaining a comfortable, independent life. This class will provide you with the tools necessary to improve your daily life in these areas including coordination, posture and range of motion.

Mon/Wed 9:30–10:15am, Free for members!

Y Wellness Walkers

You can walk your way to fitness! The benefits of regular brisk walking include reaching or maintaining a healthy weight, strengthening your bones and reducing the risk of or managing a number of conditions, such as high blood pressure. Join us weekly for a casual, no pressure stroll. During the winter, members are invited to walk inside on the treadmills or the perimeter of the gym. As weather permits, walkers will meet in the lobby and venture onto the Erie Lackawanna Trail.

Mon/Thur 10:30-11:15am, Free for everyone. Members only allowed to use YMCA facilities.

Questions about these programs? Call us at 219 750 1082.

Adult Sports

Sports, fun and exploring new interests aren't just for the young. Along with improving health, whenever teamwork is involved, there's the added benefit of being connected to others. That's why you'll find a range of recreational activities at the Y. With something to offer everyone, there's no such thing as being too old to get in the game.

Men's Basketball 

Sign your team up for this 5 on 5 officiated basketball league featuring games played with two 20 minute halves in a round robin format. Must be at least 18 years of age. Can have up to 10 on a team. Single elimination tournament will finish the season. Make your Thursday nights basketball night!

Upcoming Leagues

Registration III: May 7-May 25, 2017

  • League: June 1-July 27, 2017

Games are always on Thursdays, 6-10:00pm. Team fee: $400.

Indoor Volleyball

Congratulatons to "All about that Ace" for winning the tournament for our Spring indoor session!

Sand Volleyball

Sand Volleyball is a 6 on 6, co-ed, 18 and over league. Seasons are 7 weeks long, followed by playoffs with a weekly 25 point, 3 match format. It’s a fun atmosphere where friends can come together for a little fun in sand.

  • League: May 23-July 25, 2017 (no matches July 4)
  • Games: Tuesday evenings
  • Fee: $270/team

Youth Sports

When kids play Y-Sports, they develop more than skills—they develop character. Instructors and coaches—often volunteers, including many parents—model fairness and hard work while emphasizing teamwork, cooperation, and developing good values in our non-competitive programs. Our volunteer coaches recognize achievements large and small and understand that winning is not just about the score. By playing sports, kids and their families feel a sense of belonging that comes from a community gathering together to cheer on their team. Everyone plays, everyone wins!

Track and Field

  • Registration Dates: Now-May 26, 2017
  • Session Dates: Saturdays, June 10-August 5, 2017
  • Location: Griffith High School Outdoor Track, 600 N Wiggs St., Griffith IN 46319
  • Events: Long Jump, Frisbee, Softball throw, Javelin (Plastic), Dash & relay running events
  • Ages: 4-14
  • Times: 10-11:30 am
  • Fee: $50 members; $75 non-members

Toddler T-Ball

  • Registration date: Now-June 28, 2017
  • Parent Meeting: June 28 at 5:30pm
  • Session Dates: Wednesdays, July 12-August 23
  • Ages- 2-3 yrs and 4-5 yrs
  • Location: Griffith Softball Field
  • Fees: $50 members; $75 non-members

Sports Camps

Summer sports are fun for everyone! Register for your favorite sports at Griffith, Hammond, Southlake, and Whiting branches. Weekly Sports camps for preschool, youth, and middle school run Monday-Friday beginning June 5 through August 4. Volleyball, T-Ball, Softball, Soccer, Conditioning, Running, Outdoor, Gymnastics, Football, Floor Hockey, Cheer, Boxing, Baseball are some of the camps available this summer (offerings vary by branch). Visit our camp page for all the details.

Questions? Contact Program Director Chrissy Nelson at 219 750 1082.

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