Recreational Sports - YMCA of Southwestern Indiana

Recreational Sports

The YMCA Sports Academy provides unique year-round recreational sports venues.  Program structures are designed to enhance every participants sporting passion while developing a heart for teamwork and sportsmanship.

Nerf Battle – Balls & Darts

The YMCA Sports Academy wants you!

Recruit your team and sharpen your skills in the YMCA Sports Academy’s . . . Nerf Blaster Battle (Balls & Darts) class. Participants are split into two squads (Red or Blue) and play a variety of games weekly during their one hour class session. Interested? See your local front desk recruiter and enlist to secure your spot in our  Special Nerf Forces Squad . . . then call your friends to the battle as part of your Special Ops Team. YMCA Sports Academy Staff Team Captains/Refs are onsite to ensure safety and fun play!

Class size limited to 16 kids.  New participants receive a camo Nerf Battle t-shirt.

LOCATION:SESSION:
DAY:
AGE:
TIME:
FEES*:
Dunigan
Aug 13-Oct 8
TH
6-14
7:00p
$65/$80
Dunigan
Aug 14-Oct 9
F
6-14
7:00p
$65/$80
Dunigan
Aug 15-Oct 10
SA
6-14
4:30p
$65/$80
  • No Thursday, November 26th through Saturday, November 28th classes due to Thanksgiving break.
  • Be sure to bring your own trusty Nerf blaster (ball or dart version) – or use one provided (if your forget yours).
    Eye protection is required so bring your own
    (loaners available if you forget yours)!!!  Don’t bring ball or dart ammunition…we supply these resources for easier clean up.

Nerf Battle Summer Camps: Click Here

Fishing Club

It’s time to release your inner angler! The YMCA Anglers Fishing Club teaches the fundamentals/basics of fishing including rigging of rods and knot tying, angling skills, safety and of course fishing. This hands-on approach will assure a productive experience for all participants! The YMCA Anglers Fishing Club will fish various locations in the Evansville area (see schedule for weekly location). Participants are encouraged to bring their own equipment, but there will be equipment and tools available if needed. This program is great for beginners to advanced fisherman. All participants receive a t-shirt.

LOCATION:SESSION:
DAY:
AGE:  
TIME:
FEES*:
Blue Grass
June 6-Aug 1
SA
6-16
9:00a
$75
Blue Grass
Aug 22-Oct 10
SA
6-16
9:00a
$75
  • Fishing license no required for participants less than 18 years old.  Parents are invited to fish alongside participants but a valid fishing license is required for parents.  If parents desire to volunteer to assist with fishing club programming, please Contact Coach Matt at laine@ymcaswin.org for a volunteer form.   
  • June-Aug Session: No Fishing Club on SA, July 4th due to Independence Day Celebrations.

*Required equipment: Participants will need a fishing pole and will fish with lures (our fishing coach will cover details).

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*(YM) means YMCA Facility Member, which have full use of the Ascension St Vincent and Dunigan YMCAs.
(NM) means Non-Member, which are enrolled in an individual YMCA program without being a YMCA Facility Member.