The Indianola Community Youth Foundation exists to
give back to the Indianola youth and community.

Summer 2015 Open Gym Schedule

June 17th, 2015

On weekday afternoons during the summer months, ICYF will have open gym from 1-4 pm in the Blake Fieldhouse. If there are camps or tournaments in the Fieldhouse, there will not be open gym. We will do our best to update the schedule on the website, and through our Facebook and Twitter accounts.

Most mornings, the high school football, volleyball, and/or boys and girls basketball teams are holding their own open gym times. Check with the coaches for the respective sports for those schedules. The overall district calendar is found here.

On Tuesday and Thursday evenings, IBA is holding a skills clinic in the Blake Fieldhouse.

The Blake Fieldhouse is scheduled to be closed July 27-August 7 for maintenance and repair work. There will be no open gym or any other activities in the Fieldhouse those weeks.

Celebration of Life service for Joe Blake

May 29th, 2015

A celebration of life service for Joe Blake will be held at the Blake Fieldhouse Saturday, May 30, at 10:30 am. The service will be available to view online through this link:

The link is scheduled to go ‘live’ at 10:15 am on Saturday.

The Blake Fieldhouse is located at the east end of the Indianola Middle School.

Joe Blake Voiceover

THE CHUTE Basketball Camp

March 24th, 2015

ICYF, the Indianola High School girls and boys basketball coaches, and STG Sports will be holding a basketball camp June 8-9, 2015, in the Blake Fieldhouse.

The focus of the camp is on specific skills:

1. Proper shooting technique

2. Footwork

3. Offensive moves.

The cost of the camp is $70 per camper.

Session Times (grades refer to players’ grades 2015-16 school year)

4th-8th grade boys & girls — 12:30-3:30 pm, June 8 & 9

TO REGISTER: Complete this form: The Chute Registration

Mail the completed form and payment to


PO Box 423

Indianola, IA 50125


Cards with Casey 2015

February 10th, 2015

Join ICYF for Cards with Casey: a Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Tournament on Saturday, March 7 at 5:30 pm.

We’ll have a fun-filled evening of Texas Hold ‘Em poker, food catered from Valentine Food Company, drink and prizes with former Major League baseball player Casey Blake. Secure your spot today by preregistering, and bring your $100 registration fee with you the day of the tournament. Cash and check will be accepted. Visa cards will be presented to tournament winners.

All proceeds go to the Indianola Community Youth Foundation, working to benefit the youth of Indianola.
All participants must be at least 21 years of age.

Cards with Casey gets under way at 5:30 p.m., at 2008 E. Second Ave. in Indianola.
Registration opens at 5:00 p.m.

Register in Advance!

When is the Blake Fieldhouse available for open gym?

Mondays-Thursdays 6-9 pm


This is the general schedule. Remember to check for updates and modifications as needed.

Open Gym includes access to the upper track.

**Please check our calendar page for school activities that change the start time for open gym (volleyball, basketball, or wrestling events) or events on the weekends that cancel open gym (tournaments, craft fairs).**

Children under 12 years old must be accompanied by an adult during open gym.

Schedule changes will be sent out on our Facebook page, Twitter account, and to our email address list for open gym updates (sign up form found below).

Click here for the school district calendar of activities.

The Chris Street Memorial Gymnasium, also located at the Indianola Middle School, is managed by the school and open at various times throughout the year.