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Griffith Family YMCA

NEWS FROM THE Y 


Register now for our annual Rock 'n' Rail 5K!
New this year: one mile, non-competitive fun run!

The race kicks off Griffith's Rock 'n' Rail Festival. Start & finish at the Griffith Y and then head over for all the festival fun. Register now.

House Raffle Ticket Sales in Final Weeks!

heartWe'll be drawing for cash prizes and a chance to win a brand new house on Friday, August 7.

Your ticket helps us build healthier families & communities. Did you know that when you purchase a ticket you can

  • help six kids play in a sports league?
  • provide four weeks of therapeutic support for a child in need?
  • keep the St. Jude House Crisis Line operating for 16 hours?

A lot of good works are done with the proceeds from each and every ticket. Stop by any Crossroads YMCA branch to purchase your ticket before time runs out!

There's still room in our Summer Camps!

Get all the info about the BEST SUMMER EVER!

Because hunger doesn't take a summer vacation

The YMCA and Griffith Public Schools are working together to make sure that no children go hungry when school is closed this summer. The YMCA will sponsor the serving of nutritious breakfasts and lunches at 8 a.m. and noon, respectively, free to children starting June 15 through August 7. Access to the Feeding Program area at the Y will be at northwest corner of the building at the loading dock. Learn more.

2015-16 Preschool Options

Did you know that the Griffith Preschool program offers classes year-round? Registration is open now for the following programs:

  • Summer preschool (half & full day options): June 1 - August 28
  • School year preschool (two, three & five day options): Starts August 31
  • New ALPHA class for advanced Kindergarten prep (full day program): Starts August 31
  • Get all the details.

Now Hiring:

  • Building Supervisor
  • Lead Teacher for Early Learning Center
  • Group Exercise Instructors

View these and other current openings on our Jobs Page.



Thank you to our sponsors

Legacy Foundation
NW Indiana Life


The Griffith Branch YMCA strengthens the foundations of our community through well-being and fitness, camps, family time, sports and play, and other activities for people of all ages, incomes and abilities. We’re more than just a place to work out. At the Y, we help build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all with the core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility at the heart of everything we do.


The Y is committed to providing programs that build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all. We make every effort to ensure that no one is turned away due to inability to pay. Click to read more about our financial assistance.