YMCA of Southwestern Indiana

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

    • 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 →

Education & Leadership


Half Day Pre-School Programs

The Y provides a variety of preschool classes in a safe, familiar environment to develop self confidence, creativity, social skills and large and fine motor skills.

  • Y’s Rangers – Our half day preschool program provides hands on experience in a Christian environment. This class, for 3-4 year olds, meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Children DO need to be potty-trained to attend.
  • Caring Cadets – Our half day preschool program provides hands on experience in a Christian environment. This class, for 4-5 year olds, focuses on kindergarten-readiness skills and meets on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Children DO need to be potty-trained to attend.


Leadership Development

In It To Win It: The 7 Habits Way

The IN IT TO WIN IT program for 7th & 8th grades, helps youth develop helpful habits that will make them more productive family members, friends, students and community members. Participants meet for eight sessions and are led by two trained facilitators who have been certified to lead the program. The program is based on the book, “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens’, by Sean Covey.

Financial Fitness

(Youth-Adults)As a regional partner of the Federal Reserve Bank, the YMCA has been able to offer many financial education opportunities to youth and adults in our community:

  • Reality Store: Partnering with local and state agencies, the YMCA presents this reality-store event at local middle schools to educate youth on the realities of the cost of living.
  • Money Smart Week: Opportunities to learn more about making sound financial decisions are sponsored by the YMCA partnering with local and state agencies on issues such as taxes, re-banking, budgeting, and planning for the future during this national annual event.