Planning an Event?
Make a splash with your next event or party! Church outings, birthday party, family reunion, team outing, school outing and more. The Y pool is available for rental for special occasions or event! Lifeguards on duty during event. Large groups up to 200 people can be accommodated.
Attention Teachers & Child Care Providers are you looking for a fun, interesting place for a field trip or outing? How about the Y?
Call the Members Service Desk at 812.828.9622 to schedule an event or outing for your group.
Wellness Center & Weight Room
The Wellness Center and Weight Room are equipped with a variety of tools to meet your fitness needs and levels. For strength training we have free weights and weight machines to work all the muscle groups. For cardio fitness we have treadmills, upright and recumbent bikes, rowing machines, step machines, and ellipticals.
Wellness Center Orientation
Anyone new to the Owen County Family YMCA is entitled to an orientation to the Owen County Family YMCA Wellness Center and Weight Room. You will work with a Wellness Coach or Personal Trainer to become oriented on all the machines. Contact the Y at 812.828.9622 for more information or to set up an appointment.
Group Class Room
For our many visitors who have joined a class we have a class room equipped with free weights, bosu balls, steps, resistant bands, and yoga mats. For our swimmers we have resistance bands, barbells and dumbbells, aqua joggers, noodles, and paddle boards.
Mind & Body Wellness Room
Utilized for our Yoga and Youth Fitness Classes our Mind & Body Wellness room is equipped with yoga mats, yoga blocks, and equipment for the youth classes.
Pool and Sauna
Our pool is open for swimmers of all ages. The Y pool is even available for rental for special occasions! Whether you are swimming laps, taking an aquatic class, or swimming with the family we have something for everyone. Our personal trainers are available for personal training in the pool, we have two adult group fitness classes, and we offer private swim lessons to both adults and youth in addition to our youth group lessons. For individual lap swimming the pool is always available for you. Regardless of what activities or programs are going on we strive to have at least 1 – 2 lanes open for lap swimming.
The swim laps go from 4 ft to 8 ft in depth and we have a 4 ft flat section for parents with children. The 4 ft section also has a handicap accessible lift chair.
Locker rooms are available for women, men, and family.
After you have worked out hard, visit our sauna to relax before ending your visit at the Y. Relaxing and detoxing your body with dry heat. The Y Dry Sauna aids in sweating your way to better health by detoxifying the body, purifying the skin, aiding in weight loss and easing joint and muscle pain. Please be aware of health complications with heat. Sauna is open during Pool operating hours.
The gym is open for unscheduled play as well as Y activities such as basketball and dodgeball, badminton, and pickleball. The gym can set up to accommodate basketball, badminton, and volleyball.
The gym is also a gathering place for community activities that the Y hosts.
Installed in June 2012 the outdoor playground is a open to members and guest of the Y. The colorful playground is a great addition to the Y for youth fitness as children play outdoors during youth camps and child watch hours.
Outdoor Track and Trail
When looking for a change of view try our Outdoor Track and Trail. We have a 1/4 mile paved track area in the front and a 1/2 mile gravel/dirt trail that wraps around the back of the facility. Along the 1/2 mile trail is a interval training area utilizing outdoor equipment. The outdoor Track and Trail are open to members and non members at no cost.
Child Watch Area
Convenient in-house childcare is available to parents while they exercise or participate in a program. Child care is available to children ages 6 weeks – 8 years. Our child watch area is conveniently located close to the Wellness Center and Group Exercise Class room. Our well trained staff engages the children in fun and play while you enjoy your visit at the Y.
Ages 6 weeks – 8 years
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
8:00 to 11:00 am
Monday – Thursday
4:00 pm to 8:00 pm
9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Children under the age of 9 must be supervised by an adult at all times. Children age 10-12 must be accompanied by an Adult
Child WatchAges 6 weeks to 8 years
Members under the age of 14 are not permitted in the fitness center. Members age 14 and up may use the fitness center under the following condition: completion of a full equipment orientation by a Wellness Coach
Group Exercise Classes For their safety no children under age 14 are permitted to be in the Group Exercise Room while class is in session. Some classes may be offered or suitable for youth
Children ages 9 and under must be accompanied in the water by an attentive parent or adult caregiver, actively engaged and within arms’ reach of the child at all times. The adult must be wearing appropriate swimming attire and must not leave the child unattended for any reason.
Children ages 10 and older may be in the pool without a parent present. However, they must adhere to posted rules and any additional rules set forth by the Lifeguard(s).
Any swimmer under the age of 18 may be asked to exit the pool or swim with a parent if the aquatics staff feels as if he/she does not possess the required skills to swim safely.
Children age 4 and over are not permitted in the opposite sex locker rooms but are encouraged to use the family changing rooms. Adults not required to use the family changing rooms are asked to use the regular
locker rooms. Use of cell phones and photo equipment is not permitted within the locker rooms.