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Youth Development

Healthy Living

Social Responsibility

405 NE 3rd Street, Washington, Indiana 47501

The Daviess County Family YMCA makes support and opportunities accessible to empower children, youth and adults to learn, grow and thrive. With a focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Y nurtures the potential of every youth and teen, improves our communiity's health and well-being and provides opportunities to give back and support our neighbors. blue

Class Punch Cards

The Y’s front desk is now selling monthly punch cards for all aerobic classes including cycling. These cards cost $30 for 12 classes or $15 for six classes for Y members. Program members pay $30 for a six-class punch card, or $15 for a three-class card.

Cards may be purchased at any time during a month; however, they expire at the end of the same month. Multiple cards may be purchased, but must be used by the same person and can’t be shared. Lost cards will not be replaced by the Y. Instructors will punch cards before classes.


The Y Presents Evolve Fitness
Evolve Fitness

Evolve Fitness combines cardio, strength and stretch in routines choreographed to your favorite tunes.

ChastityLed by instructor Chastidy Sulinski, classes will begin on January 7, and meet every Tuesday and Thursday from 4 to 5 p.m. Both high and low impact options are included to meet all personal needs.

For additional information, contact Chastidy at 812/585-5610 or at chastidymsulinski@gmail; or Darin Hornaday at 812/254-4481.


Y WinterSwim Club Winter Swim Club

Do you love the water and enjoy having fun? Then the Winter Youth Swim Club, for ages 6 through 17, is for you. Stay active this winter, improve your swim skills, and participate in four meets.

Swimmers must be able to swim a full length of the pool without stopping and without the aid of any flotation device. Practices and meets will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:45 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. from January 7 through February 28. Come try the first week for free! Registration will open on January 10, and a minimum of 20 participants are required to have a team.

To download a brochure and registration form, click here.


Looking for a Job?Life Guards

The Y's Aquatics Department is seeking candidates for Life Guards.

If an applicant is not currently certified or needs recertification, the Y will hold an American Red Cross Life Guard Class for potential employees. Prerequisites for the course include the ability to swim 300 meters without stopping; retrieving an object from the bottom of the deep end of the pool, and treading water for two minutes without using hands.

For additional information, or to apply, please contact Paula Van Tyle-Smith, Aquatics Director, 812/254-4481.
Program Director

Group Swim LessonsSwim Lessons

Does your child want to learn to swim? Sign them up for swim lessons at the YMCA. Must have a minimum of four participants for class to run.

Private lessons or semi-private lessons (two or three) are always welcome! Click here to download a registration form.

Days....Tuesdays and Thursdays 
Times....6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Who....Youth ages 3-13; four or more participants 
Fees...$31 for Y Members and $53 for Program Members(4 week month, or two week, four day session) 
...$37 for Y Members and $65 for Program Members (5 week month)


Adult Pickleball League Resumes in November

PickleballThe Y's Adult Pickleball League resumes on November 4 with matches on Monday and Tuesday from 9:00-11:00 a.m. and Wednesdays from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursdays are Women’s day with matches from 9:00-1100am.

Pickleball provides a great workout while offering a social and competitive game, and new players are always welcome. The game is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast-paced game for experienced players.

The Y will provide equipment initially, however players will eventually need to have their own paddles.

The program is free to Members and costs $3 for Program Members.


Party at the Y

Party at the Y

Stay active and beat the blahs with a Y party for your family or organization!
Basketball Gym/Bouldering Room Parties:
These parties are great for all ages.  Parents are encouraged
to participate with the younger children.  A staff member
must be present & waivers be signed for bouldering room parties.

Pool Parties:
Pool parties are best for 8 yr olds and older.  Children must be at least 4 feet tall & pass a swim test to use the slides or any part of the deep end. Children under age 8 must be accompanied by an adult.  Parties can take place during business hours or non-business hours.
Party Details:
Fee covers attendance for up to 25 people.  There is a $1.50 fee
for each additional person.  The party includes one hour use of
the swimming pool or basketball gym, and one hour use of the
balcony room to eat cake and open presents.  A lock-in includes all
night use of gym plus one hour in pool with slide.

Pool Party Business hours - $70 + $10 for slide
Pool Party Non-business hours - $80 + $10 for slide
Gym Party - $50
Balcony room only - $45
Bouldering room only - $40
Lock-in - $150


Making a Difference Together - Y by the NumbersY Logo

The Y is more than a gym and swim facility. Here are just a few examples of how the Y's work goes into the hearts of the people and the hearts of communities to make meaningful change:


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The Daviess County Famiy YMCA is now listed as an AmazonSmile Charity, which means that when customers shop online with Amazon, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to our Y.

Click on to participate in this program, and you will be automatically asked if you want to support Daviess County Family YMCA Inc. 


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