YMCA of Greater Louisville

Southwest Family YMCA

2800 Fordhaven Road, Louisville, KY 40214502 933 9622
  • Monday — Thursday 5:00AM - 10:30PM
  • Friday 5:00AM - 9:00PM
  • Saturday — Sunday 7:00AM - 7:00PM


AGES 6-14

The Southwest Y is excited to offer a summer of fun, friends and adventure! Campers get to spend lots of time enjoying the great outdoors, wonderful weekly themes, activities, field trips and swimming.


Register by May 4 and save! You'll also receive a FREE backpack!


Parents and campers are encouraged to join us on Thursday, May 26, for our Camp Kickoff and Parent Orientation. You will get to meet the Summer Camp staff, see photos and videos of camp activities from previous years, have your questions answered, and pick up camper t-shirts and backpacks.

When: Thursday, May 26
Time: 6:00 pm-7:00 pm


Registration Fees: $25 per child through May 4; $45 per child after May 4

Facility Member Weekly Rate: $124 per child
Program Member Weekly Rate: $144 per child


May 31-June 3: Camp Kickoff: Camp Kickoff week will include reconnecting with old camp friends, meeting new friends and getting to know the counselors. Campers will be introduced to camp games, activities and the facility this opening week of camp!
June 6-June 10: Super Sports Stars: Games involving many different sports will be on the schedule this week. Games include basketball, flag football, Frisbee golf, soccer, ultimate Frisbee and kickball. This week will also include a trip to the Oldham County Indoor Arena.
June 13-June 17: Animal Week: Animal Week is one of the best weeks of our Summer. This week we look forward to exploring the Louisville Zoo and seeing some of the world's most interesting animals.
June 20-June 24: On The Farm: This week we will take our annual trip to Huber's Farm. Campers will have the chance to pick fruit, explore Huber's farm and end the day with a scoop of ice cream!
June 27-July 1: Waterpalooza: In the middle of the hot Summer day, there's only one thing that can turn your day around - a pool, water slides, super soakers and water games. Don't miss out on this opportunity to get soaked; it doesn't get much wetter than this.  
July 5-July 8: STEMulate Your Summer: This week we will be doing all things STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). You won't want to miss building your own machine, bridge or volcano as well as digging deeper into each one of our exciting science experiments we have planned.
July 11-15: Dance the Week Away: Come join us this week for a week full of music, musical games and an opportunity to go on a roller skating field trip with all of your closest camp friends. Roller Skating and dancing go hand in hand; we can't wait to get our groove on this week. 
July 18-July 22: Explore Our World: This week is about learning and exploring what else the world has to offer! Come join us for a week full of hiking adventures, exploring and a trip to the Kentucky Science Center. 
July 25-July 29: Jump Around: This week is a chance for our campers to fly high and jump around at the Y. Fun will include climbing the rock wall and a field trip to jump around on inflatables and more!
August 1-August 5: Where the Wild Things Are: This week we will be taking our camp underground to the Louisville Mega Cavern. 
August 8-August 9: Last Days of Summer: With Summer coming to a close, there's no better place to spend the last couple days of your Summer with us here at the Southwest YMCA. End of the Summer games, activities, swimming and much more all before our campers go back to school for the year. 


Registration Fees: $25 per child through May 4; $45 per child after May 4

Facility Member Weekly Rate: $124 per child
Program Member Weekly Rate: $144 per child


At the Y, strengthening community is our cause. We believe all children should have the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive. Financial assistance makes summer day camp available to those kids in need. Download our application or call 502.933.9622 for more information.


This parent handbook is designed to give a comprehensive understanding of the mission of the Y, policies and procedures associated with Summer Camp, and much more.

Download Parent Handbook (PDF)


YMCA Camp Piomingo has been providing community, friendship and fun for over 75 years! You'll build relationships and self-confidence while forming other skills too, from horseback riding, rock climbing and swimming to art and drama. We have so many things for you to explore. Learn more by visiting Camp Piomingo's website.


You have chosen a fun and unique experience for your child during the summer; why not treat your family to a Y membership? A membership can save you $10-$25 per week on day camp fees, in addition to reduced rates on before-and-after-school child care, youth sports, swim lessons and more! Spend more quality family time being active together at the Y!

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