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242 East Market Street, Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46204 • 317-612-3083
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Indy Bike Hub F.A.Q.

Hours of Operation

When did the Indy Bike Hub YMCA open?

The Indy Bike Hub YMCA opened on Wednesday, September 7th 2011.  A Grand Opening Celebration and dedication was held on September 14, 2011.

What are the hours of operation?

 Full facility operating hours for the Indy Bike Hub YMCA are:  

Monday-Friday 5:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sunday  CLOSED

    Bicycle Garage Indy Downtown hours will be seasonal.  Follow this link for the complete Bicycle Garage Indy Downtown seasonal schedule.

     

    General Questions

    Where is the Indy Bike Hub YMCA?

    The Bike Hub YMCA is located in the East wing of the City Market at 222 East Market Street (map). With our friends and partner, Bicycle Garage Indy, we have a wonderful facility to build you in spirit, mind, and body.

    What is the Bike Hub YMCA?

    It is an express-style YMCA with additional components geared to bicycle commuting. There will be 148 safe, secure, indoor bike parking spaces making it easy to commute on your bicycle.

    Do you have to be a bicyclist to use this YMCA?

    NO. As with most YMCA's, we will serve a diverse clientele: the bicycle commuter, the employee seeking a healthier lifestyle before, during or after work, and even families with older children, and seniors.

    Amenities

    What will be included?

    Facility features will include:

    • 19,000 square feet of total space
    • Indoor parking for 148 bicycles
    • Full service bike shop by Bicycle Garage Indy will provide rental bikes, repairs, sales and service
    • Cardio Equipment
    • Strength Equipment
    • Free Weight Equipment
    • Small Group Personal Training Area
    • Free Wellness Coaching
    • Aerobic Studio
    • Cycle Studio
    • Locker Rooms including special 5-suit lockers, steamers, and hair dryers
    • Free Towel Service
    • Free Wallet/Purse Lockers
    • Free Wi-Fi Access
    • Lounge
    • Convenient access to City Market shops and restaurants
    • Home to IMPD Cycle Patrol and bicycle advocacy groups, Bicycle Indiana and IndyCog

    Will there be a swimming pool or gym?

    Unfortunately, no. There was just not the room for a pool or gym.  All Y- members have access to all other Y's in the city. To get your swim on, here is mileage to other Y's with pools: Baxter YMCA (south side--8.5 miles), Ransburg YMCA (east side--9 miles), or the Jordan YMCA (north-side-- 10 miles) from the Indy Bike Hub YMCA.

    Will there be Child Watch (baby-sitting)?

    No, but there is Child Watch at the nearby YMCA @ the Athenaeum. Child Watch for the Athenaeum is M-F, 9 AM-12 PM, M-Th, from 5-8 PM, Sat 9 AM - 12 PM

    How much will membership be and what do I get for my membership fees?

    If you are interested in finding out pricing for this facility, please call 612.3083 and ask for our Membership Specialist, Nathan Lazzell. He will be able to assist you with all the membership information you need. If you are interested in taking a tour of the facility, just call the number above and set up an appointment.

    What type of equipment will there be (brand specific)?

    We are excited to provide state of the art fitness equipment that is designed for commercial facilities. Some of the brands we will feature will be Matrix, Precor, Life Fitness, and Hammer Strength. The Bike Hub Y will also feature a new line of strength equipment from Matrix, the G7 line that is simple and intuitive. We will also feature ActivTrax, an online fitness and nutrition coach.

    What kind of amenities will be available in the locker rooms?

    We want to make it as convenient as possible to exercise and head off to your day without worry. Amenities include: liquid body/hair soap, towels, hair dryers, clothes steamers and lockers. Daily locker use will be included. For a small additional fee, you can also rent a locker (we provide the lock) to keep the things you need at the Y, without having to drag it all back and forth. The "Commuter Special" locker will feature an extra-large locker that will hold everything you can imagine to commute for a week (up to 5 suits-we measured it!).

    Will there be other types of lockers available for rent?

    Yes, there will be 1/4 size lockers for rent as well. Locks are provided by the YMCA. Daytime locker use will also be available at no extra charge. Members will need to provide their own locks for daytime locker use.

    Membership

    Do you have to be a bicyclist to use this YMCA?

    NO. As with most YMCA's, we will serve a diverse clientele: the bicycle commuter, the employee seeking a healthier lifestyle before, during or after work, and even families with older children, and seniors.

    Where can I sign up for membership?

    To sign up for membership you can come in to our facility and speak with our Membership Specialist Nathan Lazzell or you can sign up online at www.indymca.org/bikehub.

    I just want to store my bike and take a shower. Is there an option to do that?

    Yes, we have set up a membership rate just for bike parking and showers. It will include secure, safe, indoor bike parking, showers, towels, and daytime locker storage.

    Bike Parking

    I just want to store my bike and take a shower. Is there an option to do that?

    Yes, we have set up a membership rate just for bike parking and showers. It will include secure, safe, indoor bike parking, showers, towels, and daytime locker storage.

    Will you need to provide a lock for your bike?

    Yes, members must provide their own lock. U-locks are highly recommended for use in the Saris Stack Racks. U-locks can either be purchased at Bicycle Garage Indy in the hub or you can borrow one from th YMCA in exchange for your membership card.

     

    Car Parking

    Will there be on-site parking for cars available?

    We have secured parking in partnership with Dennison Parking. The lot is directly across Alabama (east) for City Market. Members will be encouraged to purchase, ahead of time, parking passes that will allow them to park in the lot for just $1 per visit (a $5 savings!). We are grateful to Dennison for helping us work out this arrangement

     

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