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Youth Development

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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

New Tumbling Schedule Tumbling

Due to scheduling conflicts, the Y is unable to hold trampoline practice in the gym for the 2019 – 2020 school year. Tumbling will still be offered, and all practices will be in the aerobics room. 

Trampoline Clinics may be offered throughout the year. Those dates will be announced at a later time. 

The new schedules and pricing will begin the week of August 12. Pricing for Levels 1 through 4 will return to the “tumbling only price.”

The new Tumbling Schedule for the school year is as follows:


Pool To Close for Maintenance

The pool will be closed from September 9 through September 15 for routine maintenance. It will reopen on Monday, September 16.

Now that school has resumed, the pool schedule has changed to Fall/Winter hours. Click here to view the fall/winter Aquatic schedule. Facility hours will not change until the first of October.


Congratulations to the Y Summer Swim Club

Y Summer Swim Club

The coaching staff is proud of all our Y Summer Swim Club members for all the hard work they put in this season. We had fun, and hope to see everyone back for Winter Swim Club, which starts in January.



YMCA After School Child Care

After School Child CareAs the designated after school child care provider for the Washington Community Schools, YMCA AFTER SCHOOL CHILD CARE provides after school programming for students in grades K-6, Monday through Friday until 6 p.m. The program meets at North Elementary. School bus transportation to North is provided to students attenting other elementary schools.

After school child care begins the first day of school. Children may register throughout the school year.

Activities include:

Cost: Members, five days a week for one child, $40;
additional children, $35 per child.

Program Members, five days a week for one child, $55; additional children, $50 per child.

Members, three days a week for one child $30;
additional children $27 per child.

Program Members, three days a week for one child, $39; additional children, $36 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.

Click here to download the 2019-2020 After School Child Care Packet.


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...$26 for Y Members and $48 for Program Members(4 week month, or two week, four day session) 
...$32.50 for Y Members and $60 for Program Members (5 week month)


Adult Pickleball League to Resume in November

PickleballThe Y's Adult Pickleball League will resume play in November. Times will be announced at a future date.

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.





The Y can schedule a CPR/AED/First Aid class for a minimum of six participants. The cost is $65. Contact the service desk to register.


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:


Shop Amazon, Donate to Your Y amazonsmile

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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