Our goal is to build a community in which everyone has opportunity for personal development, healthy living and social responsibility. Sports provide everything – whether it is enjoyment and values, to coaching and learning to rise to another level.
No School??? No Problem! 2019 & 2020 Youth Day Programs
Summer Break Youth Day Programs
At the Y, our sports staff, coaches and volunteers all share a singular vision of helping all youth reach their full potential in life. We leverage the excitement and passion around recreational and competitive programming to create a healthy outlet for children to gain new skills, develop a sense of team and connect with positive role models.
Flying High Balloon Camp
Registration for this Camp is through the Indianola Parks and Rec
CAMP IS OVER FOR 2019- 2020 DATES and details will be posted april 2020
The Indianola YCMA, Parks and Rec, National Balloon Museum, and the National Balloon Classic and numerous hot air balloon pilots worked for over 7 months to bring Hot Air Balloon Camp to Indianola. The 1st camp took place during the 2017 National Balloon Classic. Elementary School ages junior pilots got to experience hands on activities involving hot air balloons. Campers got to help inflate balloons, use the burners, and much much more!! We will be having Balloon Camp again next year!! Sign up will be in the spring 2020!! Space is extremely limited.
2019 Summer Day Camp Program
The Indianola YMCA had over 250 kids participate in Summer Camp Programs!! We made a mess, solved puzzles, built a boat, went through about 2000 water balloons and so much more! Thanks to everyone who helped make this summer rock! Summer Programs for 2020 will be posted in December 2019.
2019 Spring Break Day Camp Program
Special thanks to all the kids who participated in our Spring Break Youth Programs. We had 99 kids who spent part of their spring break with us here at the Y. We played games, made big messes, built robots, created potions, launched rockets as so much more!!
YMCA OF GREATER DES MOINES 501 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50309