New in February
Swim Skills Class
Improve your swim skils and techniques with this class for ages 9 to adult. It's for former swim team members, adults and anyone else who wants to improve his or her swim skills.
The class starts in February and meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:45 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Cost is $28 per month for Y members, and $48 per month for Program Members. For additional information, contact Heather Elliott, Aquatics Coordinator, at 254-4481.
Free Injury Walk-In Clinic at the Y
The Daviess Community Hospital is providing a free walk-in clinic for Y members at the Y on first and third Tuesdays of the month from 4:30 to 6 p.m. and on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month from 8:30 - 9:30 a.m.
This on-site service is staffed by certified, licenses athletic trainers who will evaluate sports or exercise-related injuries, recommend reconditioning and preventative methods, and facilitate referrals to medical providers as needed.
Appointments may be scheduled in advance, or on a first-come-first-served basis for drop by visits. For more information, call 812-254-2760 x1539, or 812-254-8889.
Holiday Camp at the YMCA
The Y will hold its Holiday Camp for students grades K-6 during the December 22 - January 3 Winter Break.
In addition to swimming, the Camp will offer various activities and games. Each particiapnt is to bring a sack lunch, swim suit and towel daily. The cost of the program is $18 per day per child for Y Members and $21 per day per child for Y Program Members.
Contact the Y for additional information, or to register for the camp.
Remember that the Y Child Care Program is open during weather related school closings.
Children may enroll in the YMCA AFTER SCHOOL CHILD CARE throughout the school year. This program provides after school programming for students in grades K-6, Monday through Friday until 6 p.m. during school sessions.
Students meet at North Elementary, and school bus transportation to North is provided to those attenting other elementary schools.
Cost: Y Members, five days a week for one child, $38;
additional children, $33 per child.
Program Members, five days a week for one child, $48; additional children, $43 per child.
Y Members, three days a week for one child $27;
additional children $24 per child.
Program Members, three days a week for one child, $33; additional children, $30 per child.
At the time of enrollment, a $30 registration fee is due along with the first week's payment. Weekly payments are due on the Friday prior to the week of care.
Red Cross CPR classes are offered quarterly on the third Saturday of January, April, July and October from 9 a.m. to noon. Cost is $60.
The class is taught in a Blended Learning format, with the classroom portion completed online through the Red Cross website. The skills session is held at the Y. Participants must register two weeks prior to the skills date, and a minimum of six participants must enroll in order to hold a class.
For additional information, or to register for a class, please send an email to CPRYMCA@gmail.com. Include your name, email address, phone number and the date of the class you wish to take.
Red Cross Lifeguard Classes
Lifeguarding is an important lifesaving skill in every community. Complete a lifeguarding course available at the Daviess County YMCA with possible employment opportunities upon completion. The participant will receive life guarding, first aid, CPR for the professional rescuer, and Automated External Defibrillator.
- Must be able to swim 300 meters
- Must be able to retrieve object from bottom of the deep end of pool
- Must tread water for two minutes
- Must enroll in course 2 weeks before skills session
- Must attend all sessions of class
Dates for class sessions to be held in 2017 are:
The classes are taught in a Blended Learning format, with the classroom portion completed online through the Red Cross website. The skills session will be held at the Y. Total cost of the course is $135.
For additional information, or to register for a class, please send an email to CPRYMCA@gmail.com. Include your name, email address, phone number and the date of the class you wish to take. Or contact:
Phone Charging Locker SystemThe Y has installed a phone charging locker system in the Wellness Center for your safety and convenience. Just place your keys, phone and other small articles in the locker, set the combination, turn the knob to the left and scramble the dial. Not only will your personal items be secured while you workout, but also your phone will be charged.
Fall/Winter Schedules Available
The Y's Fall/Winter Schedules are now available, and can be viewed here.
Your Y Is Now Every Y in Indiana
With the YMCA's statewide 'My Y is Every Y' program, members now have access to any YMCA in the state, at no additional charge when they present a valid YMCA membership card.
The reciprocity plan starts May 1, 2016, and allows Y members to utilize a Y in a different location when traveling, near a workplace, or in another region. This program allows active, full facility/full privilege members the flexibility to use all 43 Y facilities in Indiana.
The Y encourages its members to utilize the Y as often as possible in order to meet their health and wellness goals. Y members interested in participating in the program will be required to use their home Y at least 51 percent of the time. Interested members should inquire for further details at the Y in which they hold their membership (home Y).
Unwind at the end of your day with Evening Yoga.
Days....Mondays and Wednesdays
Time....6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Cost: Y Members $16 for 4 wk and $20 for 5 week month
Program Members $40 for 4 wk and $50 for 5 week month
Come join the fun with Cize, a new dance workout program that's to going burn fat and calories while you have fun dancing.
Class meets Tuesdays/Thursdays from 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. Remember, you can try one class for free!
Join Ironman Beth Gabhart as she leads this fun and challenging Boot Camp - Get your heart pumping with this complete body workout.
Tuesdays and Thursdays,
8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. in the gym
Members: $16 per 4 week month; $20 for 5 week month
Program Members: $40 per 4 week month; $50 for 5 week month.
Pay As You Go: Members, $3/class; Program Members, $6/class
Do your children want to learn to swim? Sign them up for swim lessons at the YMCA.
Days....Tuesdays and Thursdays
Times....6:00pm - 6:30 pm
Who....Youth ages 3-13
Fees...$26 for YMCA members and $48 for Program members (4 week month, or two week, four day sessions)
...$32.50 for YMCA members and $60 for Program members (5 week month)