Sports & Play

Did you know that basketball and volleyball were invented at the Y? Our sports and recreation programs and activities develop more than skills—they develop character. Kids and adults stay fit, learn new skills and have fun at the Y. From Adult Sports to Youth Sports to Martial Arts to Family Time, there is something for everyone at the Y.

Contact Devin Lett, Sports Coordinator, for information or view our program guide for current offerings.

Our Y boasts unique sports courts for member and non-member use.
-State-of-the-art Wellness Center with cardio machines, weight machines and free weights
-2 Indoor Pools – Lap Pool and Warm Therapy Pool
-2 Gymnasiums
-Gymnastics Center
-2 Racquetball Courts (equipment available at the front desk.)
-Indoor Walking/Running Track – 13 Laps = 1 Mile
-4 Indoor Pickleball Courts – available from 9am-11:30 am Monday-Friday. Equipment is available at the front desk. (Max capacity of 12 players per gym during the COVID-19 Pandemic) Saturday Open play from 8:00 to Noon must be scheduled via YMCA Member App. 
Learn more about Pickleball here.

View Open Play Pickleball Rules and Etiquette Here




For all levels. Learn fundamentals, stretches, kicks, punches, belt forms and self-defense from instructor Max Strate on Thursday evenings.
Beginner – For children and adults new to martial arts. Learn fundamentals with plenty of one-on-one time.
Time  5:00pm-5:30pm
Advanced – For those who want to further develop their skills. Learn stretches, kicks, punches, belt forms and self-defense.
Time  6:00pm-6:30pm


With a focus on fun, gymnastics at the Y inspires confidence and a love for physical activity.

Open Gym (Ages 10 and younger)
Explore and enjoy our gymnastics area on Monday, Wednesday and Friday nights from 6:00-7:00 p.m. An adult must accompany children. Complimentary for Y members. Non-members must purchase a Family Day Pass for $10.

Preschool Open Gym (Ages walking to 5 years)
Play time for kids and parents! Y staff are on hand for instruction every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10:00-11:00 a.m. An adult must accompany children. Complimentary for Y members. Non-members must purchase a Family Day Pass for $10.


Kids Triathlon – July 20, 2019  CANCELLED 2020
Kids from age 3-15 will swim, bike and run through Gregg Park to build confidence and strength with these lifelong activities.
Click here to register your child.

FREE Youth Golf Clinic – Vincennes Elks Lodge 291
June – Ages 8-14 Registration Closed Currently. 
Click here to register your child.

Youth Basketball
A winter tradition at the Y! Children as young as ages 3-5 learn shooting, dribbling and passing fundamentals Youth Basketball. Youth Basketball, for grades K-5 is a competitive program that develops fundamental skills through instruction and league games.
Youth games will begin in January  and are played on Saturdays. High School games will be played on Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning in January.

2021 Season: Saturdays beginning January 16, 2021

  • Program Fee $55 for members and $85 for non-members

View New Guidelines for COVID-19 Safety for the 2021 Youth Basketball Season Here

Financial Assistance is Available.


YMCA Flag football is fun and fast-paced, emphasizing football basics, confidence, and sportsmanship. Open to boys and girls, the six-week session will begin in April. Participants will receive a YMCA Flag Football T-Shirt. Season starts April 10, 2021.

Program Fee: Members $55 Non-Members $85 Financial Assistance Available

Download Registration Form HERE


In High School Basketball, kids play in competitive leagues with an emphasis on sportsmanship. Games are played on Thursdays and begin January 21, 2021 for the 8 week season. Plus there will be a single elimination tournament. No individual registrations will be accepted.


Pee Wee Indoor Soccer 
Children learn soccer fundamentals, basic soccer skills, fair play and teamwork in the fall at the Y. For ages 3-5 (pee-wee). Financial Assistance is available. THANK YOU FOR ANOTHER GREAT SEASON!

Adult Volleyball League
Stay fit and have fun playing volleyball at the Y during the winter. Games played on Tuesday evenings.

Adult Co-Ed Dodgeball
This 6 weeks league will keep you on your toes and having fun. Games are played on Thursday evenings in April.

Men’s Basketball League – League Begins in January 2021
Gather your friends and co-worker for some friendly competition in our Men’s Basketball League. Games will be played on Sundays. The 8 week season will end with a single elimination tournament. The next league begins January 17, 2021. Download Registration Form HERE.

Click Here for the 2020 Winter Adult Basketball Schedule.

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