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Member Discount at 10-13-18 UE Soccer Game

October 10, 2018

YMCA members will receive discounted admission at the University of Evansville Men’s soccer match vs. Drake this Saturday (10/13/18) at 5PM. Tickets will be $5 for adults and $3 for youth (17 & under) and seniors (65 & over). Simply show your YMCA member card to receive discount.

2018 October Scripture of the Month

October 2, 2018

“Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth.”
– Psalm 46:10

SilverSneakers Activity Bingo

September 13, 2018

Play SilverSneakers Activity BINGO » September 17 – October 14 

It’s free and easy to play. Visit the front desk for your BINGO card, and complete your activities anytime Sept 17 – Oct 14. The front desk will keep track of your BINGO card. Each activity completed between Sept 17 – Oct 14 receives a star. Limit one star awarded per day per person. All squares must be complete to have BINGO.

Activities to get BINGO include:

  • Have a cup of coffee in the lobby
  • Take a group exercise class
  • Make a new friend at the Y
  • Visit our Wellness area
  • Recite the Scripture of the Month
  • Try a new activity at the Y
  • Swim in the pool
  • Visit BOTH of our locations


Players that have BINGO are entered to win:

  • Golf Gift Bag (includes a foursome to Cambridge, 2x golf umbrellas, 2x golf towels, 2x sleeves of golf balls, and 2x Tervis tumblers)
  • $25 Starbucks gift card
  • $50 Cracker Barrel gift card


SilverSneakers Activity BINGO concludes with a special Brunch & BINGO celebration event on OCTOBER 17th!

Visit either the Downtown or Dunigan YMCA on October 17th from 10AM – 12PM for a day of food, fun, and fellowship. Enjoy good food, great friends and play some traditional (but free!) BINGO for even more prizes like YMCA swag, gift cards to Subway or Walmart, and much more.

2018 September Scripture of the Month

September 2, 2018

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight.”  – Proverbs 3:5-6

YMCA and St. Vincent Announce Partnership with New Downtown Building

August 29, 2018

The YMCA of Southwestern Indiana and St. Vincent announced a new level to their ongoing partnership today. St. Vincent will lease approximately 10,000 square feet of the new Downtown YMCA building, which is set for completion in August 2019.

The two organizations have previously partnered on multiple programs focused on chronic disease management and overall well-being such as the LiveSTRONG at the YMCA program. The LiveSTRONG program addresses the health and well-being for cancer survivors by providing support and guidance to help rebuild and gain strength. The program has helped nearly 60 people in the community since it began in 2016.

This partnership will give the growing downtown Evansville market more convenient access to St. Vincent primary care and outpatient physical therapy services and complement St. Vincent’s community-wide network of locations.

“St. Vincent is proud to partner with such a strong and important community organization as the YMCA,” said Dan Parod, President, St. Vincent Southwest Indiana. “We believe having a health care and wellness facility under one roof will provide access to programs and services designed to help improve the overall health of our patients, YMCA members and the entire community.”

This new space that will be occupied by St. Vincent will be in addition to previously released plans for the building. The YMCA will maintain all of the wellness amenities previously reported including a pool, multiple gyms, wellness area, multiple group exercise rooms, STEM Lab, Teaching Kitchen, expanded Child Watch and Youth Activity areas, and a dedicated Enrichment Center.

“Both the YMCA and St. Vincent have a long history of supporting people from all walks of life to live better and lift up one another for a healthier community. This is a wonderful example of two strong faith-based organizations coming together to better the community through wellness,” said Jim Sandgren, Current St. Vincent Evansville Board Chair and Past YMCA Board President.

Funding for the building project has multiple sources including a grant from the Indiana Regional Cities Initiative, new market tax credits, and a multi-million-dollar capital campaign. In addition to the leased space, St. Vincent has made the lead gift to the YMCA’s capital campaign. In recognition of this gift, the new building will be named the St. Vincent Evansville YMCA.

YMCA of Southwestern Indiana CEO, Derrick Stewart states, “We are grateful that St. Vincent understands the impact of the YMCA and is willing to make a significant investment in achieving our vision for a new facility and we are honored to name the branch in recognition of their support.”

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