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Boy Scout Troop Program

The YMCA of Southwestern Indiana hosts programs for both Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts of all ages.  For a fee of $7 per scout, boys can experience a variety of Aquatics, Sports, and Fitness programs offered to fulfill badges, rank achievements, belt loops, and pins.  Programs can also be customized to suit the interests of the group or just for fun.  Contact for more information.


Girl Scout Journey Program

The YMCA has partnered with the Girl Scouts to offer programs that support the Girl Scout Journey Program.  For a fee of $7 per scout, we’ll help you Discover, Connect, and Take Action through various workshops and classes.  Contact for more information.


Homework Help

This program teams students up with a Signature School student tutor. Help in core classes is available to children in 1st grade through high school. This program is available at no charge to students who need help with school work.

Parents may call the Downtown YMCA to register their child at least one day prior to tutoring. This program requires daily signups to ensure enough tutors. Contact or call 812-423-9622 for more information.

DowntownAug 21 – Dec 61st-12thM/W4:00 – 5:30 PMFREE


French Classes

If learning a new language is on your bucket list or you’re wanting to brush up in preparation for an upcoming holiday or business trip this class is for you. The course will give your conversational skills a boost in this informative and engaging class! You will learn about fascinating cultural topics, the fundamentals of the language, practice speaking, and expand your vocabulary from a bilingual speaker with over 20 year of experience.

DowntownSept 5 – Oct 1418+TH5:30 – 6:30 PM$35 (YM) / $65 (NM)
DowntownOct 23 – Dec 218+TH5:30 – 6:30 PM$35 (YM) / $65 (NM)


Spanish Learning

The YMCA has partnered with LACIA to offer a variety of Spanish language and culture classes for youth. To learn more about the instructors, to view detailed class descriptions, or to register for a class, visit Each class is offered for the following Session: Sept 11 – Oct 23 or Nov 6 – Dec 18 . Fees listed are per Session.

DowntownMommy & Me6 mo-3 yrsSA9:00-9:45 AM$90
DowntownSpanish for Toddlers3-5 yrs oldSA10:00-10:45 AM$90
DowntownSpanish IntensiveGrade K-7M4:00-4:45 PM$90
DowntownSpanish IntensiveGrade 8-12M5:00-5:45 PM$90
DowntownConversational Spanish18+M6:30-7:30 PM$180
DowntownConversational Spanish18+W6:30-7:30 PM$180

*YMCA members receive a 10% off listed Spanish class fees.