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Spring Events:

Taste of Daviess County - April 27

Youth Swim Team
registration is open

Girls Volleyball
registration is open

Summer Day Camp
registration is open







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.

22nd Annual Taste of Daviess CountyTaste of Daviess County

Marvel at the Taste

Superheroes invade this year's 22nd Annual Taste of Daviess County with the theme "Marvel at the Taste." Eighteen area restaurants are confirmed: Etiennes' Farm Market, Kaffee Haus Bakery, Noble Romans, Wendy's, Odon Essen Haus, Der Pizza Haus, Cherry Ghost Coffee House, Pop Around the Clock, Carla's Catering, Pizza Hut, El Mazatlan, The Produce Patch, Reid's Food & Stuff, Somethin' Sweet, Long John Silvers, The Lodge, Procopio's Pizza and Pasta, and Mmm Yo That's Good.

The event will be Monday, April 27, from 4:30 - 7:30 p.m. at the Washington Community Building in the Eastside Park. Tickets are $15 Single, $25 Couple and $30 Family, and are now for sale at the YMCA front desk or from staff members. Tickets will also be available at the door, but will cost $3 more. Proceeds from Taste go to the Y's Scholarship Youth program.

Day Camp
Summer Day Camp
Join the excitement and adventure of the YMCA Day Camp starting May 27 and continuing throughout the summer. The Y Camp offers a summer full of nature, daily swimming, games, arts & crafts and weekly fie!d trips.

A weekly theme and a wide variety of programs for those finishing grades K - 6 help prevent summer learning loss. Camp is held from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday.


Youth Swim TeamSwim Team
Come join us and have fun while improving your skills, endurance, and racing techniques. This practice-based program is for youth between the ages of 6 to 17 who are comfortable in the water and who are able to swim one length of the pool without assistance or floatation device.
Sign up is now open, and closes June 2. Swim practice begins on June 3.

Days.....Tuesdays and Thursdays
Times....6:45 to 8 p.m.
Fees....Members $28/ Program Members $48

Click here to download a brochure/registration form.


Girls Volley BallGirls Volleyball

A girls volley ball team will open to girls in going into grades 3-6.  The season is expected to run 5 or 6 weeks, with one practice and one game per week. Registration opens April 20.



7th Annual Y Indoor Tri/Duathlon Results


Congratulations to all the athletes who participated in this year's Indoor Tri/Duathlon, and a big thank you to all the volunteers who made it possible.

Overall ResultsTeam Results
Women's Results
Men's Results
Duathlon Results


Duckies on Vacation

Duckies on VacationDuckies recreational swim team will end its winter session on March 5, and resume practice the first week in October. Have a great spring/summer season, and see you then!

Youth swim team will start on June 2.
Click here to download a brochure.

After School Child Care

The Y's After School Child Care program 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. Registration is now open.

Click here to download an information and registration packet.

Swim Lessons

swimDo 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)


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The Y - So Much More

Click here to take a sneak preview of the Y's National Campaign commercial for 2016.

The Y Awarded $500 Grant

The Daviess Count Family Y was recentally awarded $500 by the REMC Community Fund. This money will be used to purchase manikens and supplies for the Red Cross CPR classes which are held every third Saturday at the YMCA. To register for a class, call the Y or stop by the front desk.

Grant award

Pictured from the left: Theresa Showalter, REMC; Heather Elliott, Y Aquatics Coordinator; Pat Melton, CPR Instructor.