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The YMCA will open at 6 a.m. Mondays through Fridays, 8 a.m. Saturdays, and noon on Sundays.

The Y closes at 9:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays; 7 p.m. Fridays, and 6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays.

The pool is open from 1 - 4 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.

Summer Hours Begin May 28

Healthy Kids Day
April 30, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.











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.

Healthy Kids Day

Healthy Kids Day

Healthy Kids Day is all about building "SUPER" kids! That means keeping kids active in mind and body all summer long. Start the “SUPER” habit at HKD on April 30. Join us for this free event and learn about Y activities and programs that will improve the health and well-being of kids, and let them get up, get out and grow this summer.

Summer Swim Team Dolphin

Are you between 6 and 17? Do you love the water and enjoy having fun? Then the Y's Summer Youth Swim Team is for you!

Registration is now open. Practices are 7 to 8 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 5 through 30. Meets will be held at the Y on Tuesdays, 7 to 8 July. Thursdays are practice days, and the season ends on July 28.

For more information, click here to download the Swim Team Brochure and registration form.

T-ball 2016 Season T0ball

T-ball allows children, ages 4 to 7, to learn the basic skills of batting, catching, running the bases, and throwing, while making it easier to hit the ball and less likely for batters to be injured.

Days....Mondays and Wednesdays
Time....6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Cost: Y Members $22/ Program Members $44/ Family $50

All games will be played in the evenings at South Field Park (Hwy. 57 South, Washington, IN). Scheduled game nights are Tuesdays and Thursdays. First game is 5:30 p.m; and second game is 7 p.m.

Registration begins Aprils 11 and closes May 27. Forms are available at the Y

Summer Day Camp

Join the fun and adventure of the YMCA Day Camp starting May 25 and running 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. Drop off is at North Elementary (except field trip days) and pick up is at the Y.  Campers need to bring a sack lunch and towel each day. 

Y Member: first child $87 and second child $77 for 5 days
Y Member: first child $67 and second child $57 for 3 days
Program Member: first child $104 and second child $94 for 5 days
Program Member: first child $79 and second child $69 for 3 days
Register on Healthy Kids Day and get a 20% discount for each week.

Summer Swim Lessons
Swim Lessons

Get into the swim of summer with the Y's two-week swim lessons program. Lessons are held four times a week, Monday through Thursday, at either 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. or 11:05 a.m. to 11:35 a.m.

Sessions are: June 6, June 20, July 4, July 18. Cost is $26 per session for Y members; $48 for Program Members.

Your Y Is Now Every Y in IndianaMy Y program

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).

Evening YogaYoga

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

Cize Class


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!

Boot Camp

Boot Camp

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

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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