YMCA of Southwestern Indiana

For Youth Development®
For Healthy Living
For Social Responsibility
  • Recent News Posts

    • January 28, 2015 - Help Us Win a Pot of Gold - The YMCA of Southwestern Indiana is proud to participate in the $25,000 Pot of Gold Challenge, presented by the Evansville Courier & Press. Now through February 28, 2015, the YMCA will have the opportunity to receive a portion of the $25,000... More →
    • January 15, 2015 - Help Us Spread the Word - The YMCA Sports Department is in need of bibles for its youth Huddle Ministry. If you have an extra bible you would like to donate to this ministry please drop it off at the front desk...care of Troy Sowders in our Sports... More →
    • November 25, 2014 - Fun for All - Put a little play in your day with a YMCA sport program. We are now registering for the following youth and adult sports programs: Youth Fundamental Basketball League (3-11 yr old), Cheerleading (3-11 yr old), Youth Competitive Basketball League... More →
    • November 21, 2014 - Take Aim at Something New - Archery has come to the Downtown YMCA! FREE demo classes on Dec 3rd & 10th at 5:30PM, or join us for Open Shoot Saturdays in December. Click here for more details... More →
    • November 18, 2014 - FROZEN Family Fun Night - Join us for a night of movie magic at the Downtown YMCA on December 6th. We'll be showing Disney's Frozen and having a lot of family fun! See more event details... More →

Downtown YMCA

Built in 1913, the Downtown YMCA is committed to building strong kids, strong families and strong communities. Our staff have a member’s first attitude and their first priority is to see that you feel at home.

The Downtown facility includes:

  • Comfortable locker rooms including separate Adult and Family facilities
  • Well trained and friendly staff to assist you in all areas
  • A full Wellness Area with free weights, cardiovascular and strength equipment
  • Two gymnasiums
  • Boxing Studio
  • A 25 meter swimming pool with lap and recreational swimming
  • Group Exercise classes from traditional Aerobics to Kickboxing and Pilates
  • Indoor Cycling classes
  • Personal Fitness Center with cardiovascular and strength equipment
  • Three indoor tracks
  • Staffed Childwatch and Youth Center Facilities for kids while their parents workout


Facility Hours of Operation

Monday through Thursday – 5:00am to 9:00pm
Friday – 5:00am to 8:00pm
Saturday – 6:00am to 6:00pm
Sunday – 12:00pm to 6:00pm

Holiday Hours

Easter – closed
Memorial Day – 5:00am to 2:00pm
Fourth of July – Closed
Labor Day- 5:00am to 2:00pm
Thanksgiving – Closed
Christmas Eve – 5:00am to 2:00pm
Christmas Day – Closed
New Years Eve – 5:00am to 2:00pm
New Years Day – 5:00am to 2:00pm


Child Watch (Nursery) – Ages 6 months to 6 years

The Child Watch is a nursery service for YMCA members’ children while their parents are in the facility. There is no charge for this service for children 6-months & up, and Child Watch may be used for up to two hours per day.

Hours of Availability
Monday – Friday – 8:00am to 1:00pm
Monday – Thursday – 3:30pm to 7:30pm
Saturday – 8:00am to 12:00pm
Sunday – Closed


Earl C Wilson Youth Development Center

Children will have the opportunity to play in either the Youth Activity Center or in the Youth Gaming Room

Youth Activity Center: Children can participate in Shuffle Board, Air Hockey, Foosball, Nook Stations, Legos Stations, Craft Stations, and Reading Corner.

Youth Gaming Room: Children can play on 4 gaming stations, 2 interactive snowbording games,2 Youth Size Treadmills with Virtual Trails, DDR and 2 new gaming systems:

  • EyePlay: a virtual indoor playground that allows multiple players to interact with colorful graphics and sounds projected onto the floor.
  • 3Kick: is an interactive game made of resilient foam pads that can be punched or kicked.  The score is based on speed and more points are allocated the faster you move.


This area is free to youth members ages 5 to 14 for up to three hours per visit and is supervised during the following hours:

Hours of Availability

Monday – Thursday – 3:30pm to 7:30pm
Saturday – 8:00am to 12:00pm
Sunday – Closed

The Youth Development Center will be open during all EVSC School closings 8:00am — 11:00am.


Downtown YMCA
222 NW 6th Street
Evansville, IN 47708