OWEN COUNTY FAMILY YMCA

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Pool and Locker Room Renovation

The Pool and Locker Room will be closed and under renovation starting August 4th, 2018 with plans to reopen by Labor Day Weekend. Let me take this opportunity to thank you for being a member and supporter of the Owen County Family YMCA.  During my six years as CEO, your membership and the generous support…
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Open House for YMCA Youth Dance, Gymnastics, and Cheerleading

Find out about the YMCA’s Youth Dance, Gymnastics and Cheerleading Classes. You are invited to attend our Open House on Thursday, August 16, 6:00-7:00pm in the Community Room at the Owen County Family YMCA. You will have the opportunity to meet new instructors, reconnect with returning instructors, ask questions, and share your suggestions. Light refreshments…
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Fall Soccer Registration Open

Register now for our fall soccer program, ages 4-14. Practices held on Tuesday or Thursday evenings with all games being held on Saturdays. Cost is $55/$65 Member/Non-Member

Safe Sitter ESsentials with CPR – Monday July 30

Safe Sitter Training is a program to teach young teens how to be better, safer babysitters. For more than 35 years, Safe Sitter® has been a leader in providing life skills, safety skills, and child care training for youth. Course content includes: Safety Skills: Indoor safety, outdoor safety, online safety, and personal safety. Child Care…
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Bus Trips – Historic New Harmony Tour on October 9

Everyone is welcomed to join in the adventure and fun! Register in advance for all bus trips at the Owen County Family YMCA Members Service Desk as space is limited. Everyone is welcomed! Historic New Harmony Tour Utopian community? Journey back to 1814. Discover who, how, and why. Tuesday, Oct. 9 Advance registration required. $54/person…
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Fall 2018 5K Run/Walk and 10K Trail Run

The Friends of McCormick’s Creek and the Owen County Family YMCA are hosting a 5 & 10K Run/Walk on Sunday, September 30, at 2:00pm at McCormick’s Creek State Park. FOR ALL AGES! Packet Pick up / Registration 1:00-1:45 pm at Nature Center Awards Ceremony following the race Awards granted to top 2 age group winners,…
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Drivers Education Sessions Open

Drivers Education Course Offered Do you have a teen ready to take driver’s education? The next session begins July 29th, cost is $350 ($100 due at registration). The course runs for eight weeks.   For more information contact the Y (812.828.9622 or email). Registration is available at the Y Next class begins July 29th with classes held…
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Flexible Fitness Unlimited Class Pass

Y Members can now register for a $28/month bank draft that allows them to take as many adult group exercise classes as they want (ballroom dancing is not included due to the progressive nature).  Members must commit to 3 complete consecutive months for the Unlimited Class Pass. Y Members can purchase the Flexible Fitness Class…
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Lifeguard Certification Class

With summer just around the corner, the YMCA is once again offering a lifeguard certification class. This American Red Cross certification includes CPR and can be used at anywhere in the US, not just the Y.  The class will run from June 1-June 5, cost is  $200. Certification is good for two years and can…
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YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program

The Owen County Health Department is providing funding to help 10 qualified applicants enroll in the national CDC-approved YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program.  This program, although new to our Y, has had tremendous success across the country over the last decade, boasting a risk reduction of 58% overall and 71% in those age 60+. The national…
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Summer Fun

Summer is a time for kids to enjoy the outdoors and lots of fun activities, the YMCA is the perfect place for building friendships and having fun while being active.  Each day follows a schedule of supervised fun, crafts, snacks and swimming. Space is limited, don’t miss out! Member $80/Non-Member $90. 

Spring 5K Run/Walk and 1 Mile Fun Run

It’s time for the annual Owen County YMCA and Friends of the McCormick’s Creek Park 5k.  This is a Mag7 Race Series. Saturday, April 28, 2018 8:30am at McCormick’s Creek State Park Friends, Fun, Prizes, Age Group Awards 5K Run or Walk: $20 (before 4/14/18) $25 (after 4/14/18) 1 Mile Youth Fun Run: $5 (before…
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