YMCA of Southwestern Indiana

For Youth Development®
For Healthy Living
For Social Responsibility
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    • October 17, 2014 - Try a TRX Class for FREE - Give TRX a try at one of our FREE upcoming 30-minute demo classes! Demo classes areopen to the public and all demo participants are entered to win a free 7-week session of TRX. - Mon, Oct 20th >> 9:00- 9:30am @ Dunigan Y - Tues, Oct... More →
    • October 8, 2014 - Upcoming Group Exercise Launches - Some of our group exercise classes at our Dunigan location will be launching new routines in the month of October. - CXWorx - October 19th - 2:00pm - PiYo - October 25th - 8:00am - These events are free and open to the community so bring your... More →
    • October 1, 2014 - When School is out, the Y is Here! - We know that working parents face a dilemma when school is cancelled due to single day - holidays, short breaks and inclement weather. That is why we have filled in the gaps with - the School Days Off program. - We know that working parents face a... More →
    • September 2, 2014 - Self Defense Workshops in September - We will be holding two Self Defense Workshops at our Downtown Y in September. Learn how to protect yourself. View more info... More →
    • August 21, 2014 - Downtown Summer Spruce Up - At the end of the summer, we take time to thoroughly clean andenhance our facilities so that our members can have an enjoyable experience throughout the year. - See a full schedule of the Downtown Y closures... 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
  • Three gymnasiums (2 adult courts and 2 youth gyms)
  • 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 – Closed

See our Summer Spruce Up Schedule of upcoming maintenance closures


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.  For children 6-weeks to 6-months, there is a $3 charge per visit, and Child Watch may be used for up to one hour.

Hours of Availability
Monday – Friday – 8:00am to 1:00pm
Monday – Thursday – 4:00pm 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 – Friday – 8:00am to 11:00am
Monday – Thursday – 4:00pm 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