Child Care

Check out our childcare options including Before and After School Care, School is Out care and more!

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Summer Camp

Day and specialty camps at the Y share one thing: they’re about discovery and having the best summer of your life! Click here to learn more about our camps.

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There’s always something happening at the Dover Y. Our calendar is a great way for you to stay up to date. Be sure to check back frequently for updates!

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Fitness Orientation
Are you new to the Y or are unsure about where to start? Do you need a little motivation? CLICK HERE to schedule a Free Fitness Orientation today!

  • Fitness Center: State-of-the-Art Cardio Machines, Strength Circuit, Free Weights
  • Two Indoor Pools, which include an 8 Lane Lap Pool and a 4 Lane Pool
  • Full Size Gymnasium
  • Two Men’s and two Women’s Locker Rooms
  • Youth Wellness Center
  • Over 120 Group Exercise Classes Weekly-  Step, yoga, Pilates, Spinning, Zumba, BodyPump, BodyCombat, BodyFlow and more
  • Small Group Training- TRX, Barre
  • Water Exercise Classes
  • Master Swimming Program
  • Free Fitness Consultations
  • Personal Training
  • Sauna – NEW!
  • Free Parking
  • Free Babysitting
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Outdoor Pavilions and Walking Trails at Offsite Dover Y Complex
  • Swim Team
  • Swim Lessons
  • Youth & Adult Sports Programs
  • Youth Enrichment Classes
  • Before & After School Care
  • Monthly Member Events
  • Financial Assistance


Monday – Friday: 5 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Saturday: 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday: 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.


The outdoor pool will reopen Memorial Day weekend 2018.


Drop off babysitting for children ages 6 weeks-12 years.

Monday – Friday:
8:15 a.m. – 1 p.m. 4 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Saturday & Sunday: 8:15 a.m. – 1 p.m.

*Hours may vary on holidays.

Service is available and free to Full Members and their dependent children. Members will receive 2 hours of care per day while using the facility. Children will be cared for by qualified, trained staff in a fun, caring & supportive environment.



For ages 7 to 13 years OPEN TO ALL FULL PRIVILEGE MEMBERS FOR FREE. All children must be signed in and  out by their parent/guardian.

Monday – Friday: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. and 4 – 8:30 p.m. (Weekday morning hours are dependent on schools are closed.)

Saturday & Sunday: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.


Friday, March 30 (Good Friday): Open 5AM-6PM

Sunday, April 1 (Easter): Closed

Monday, May 28th (Memorial Day): Building Closed, Outdoor Pool Opens

Wednesday, July 4 (Independence Day): Building Closed, Outdoor Pool Open

Monday September 3 (Labor Day): Building Closed, Outdoor Pool Last Day




Winter (8 Weeks):
January 2 – February 24, 2018

Full Member Registration Begins:
Monday, December 11, 2017

Program Member Registration Begins:
Monday, December 18, 2017


Sue Herr

Executive Director
(302) 346-9622 ext. 3000

Ryan Bowlby

Facilities Director
(302) 346-9622 ext. 3012

Courtney Ford

Aquatics Director
(302) 346-9622 ext. 3003

Ayesha Jamison

Child Care Director
(302) 346-9622 ext. 3005

Beth Johnson

Wellness Coordinator
(302) 346-9622 ext. 3006
Doug Letts

Doug Letts

Assistant Facilities Director
(302) 346-9622 ext. 3007

Katie Milton

Membership Sales Coordinator

Sheri Minear

Fitness Director
(302) 346-9622 ext. 3008

Christina Rodriguez

Membership Coordinator
(302) 346-9622 ext. 3009

Judi Shade

Senior Program Director
(302) 346-9622 ext. 3002

Brenden Smith

Competitive Aquatics Director
(302) 346-9622 ext. 3010

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Our Mission

The YMCA is an association of people of all ages, ethnic groups and religious affiliations that strives to cultivate the human potential, self-esteem, and dignity of all people. Our organization exists to develop and practice the Christian principles of love, caring, inclusiveness, justice and peace…and to enrich the emotional, physical and social life of all individuals, families and our community.