Child Care

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

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Fitness Orientation

Are you new to the Y or are unsure about how to use some of the equipment?

Schedule a Free Fitness Orientation


Traditional 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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Saturday March 18th
12:30 -4 p.m.
All YMCA Members and Community Members are welcome to join us for 3 Hours of Zumba Fun for the whole family!

  • Door Prizes
  • 50/50 raffle
  • Refreshments
  • Gift for preregistered participants

All proceeds support the Dover YMCA Annual Campaign as we raise funds to provide scholarships to individuals and families with financial hardships in our community.
Make your pledge up front, be invoiced for your pledge, or solicit sponsorship to cover your donation! All donations are tax deductible.
Register: At the Dover YMCA Membership Desk

  • 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
  • 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.

(Dover YMCA Kent Outdoor Complex):

11a.m. – 8 p.m.

Weekdays: 3:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Weekend: 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Weekdays: 12:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Weekend: 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.


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.

Sunday: 10 p.m. – 1 p.m.


APRIL 14 (Good Friday): Building Closes 6 p.m..

APRIL 16 (Easter): CLOSED

MAY 29 (Memorial Day): Building Closed;
Outdoor Pool Open 11 – 7 p.m.

JULY 4: Building Closed;
Outdoor Pool Open11 – 7 p.m.

LATE AUGUST (DATES TBD): Facility Enhancement Days

SEPT 4 (Labor Day): Building Closed;
Outdoor Pool Open11 – 7 p.m.



SPRING I (7 weeks):
February 27 – April 15, 2017

Full Member Registration Begins:
Monday, February 13

Program Member Registration Begins:
Monday, February 20

SPRING II (7 weeks):
April 24 – June 11, 2017

Full Member Registration Begins:
Monday, April 3

Program Member Registration Begins:
Monday, April 10

SUMMER(11 Weeks):
June 12 – August 27, 2017

Full Member Registration Begins:
Tuesday, May 30

Program Member Registration Begins:
Monday, June 5

Ayesha Jamison

Child Care Director
(302) 346-9622 ext. 20

Beth Johnson

Wellness Coordinator
(302) 346-9622 ext. 25

Brenden Smith

Competitive Aquatics Director
(302) 346-9622 ext. 30

Courtney Ford

Aquatics Director
(302) 346-9622

Debbie Deene

Membership Coordinator
(302) 346-9622 ext. 18
Doug Letts

Doug Letts

Assistant Facilities Director
(302) 346-9622 ext. 22

John Gilroy

Sports Director
(302) 346-9622 ext. 38

Judi Shade

Senior Program Director
(302) 346-9622 ext. 13

Mark Hertel

Membership Sales Coordinator
(302) 346-9622 ext. 12

Ryan Bowlby

Facilities Director
(302) 346-9622 ext. 29

Sheri Minear

Fitness Director
(302) 346-9622 ext. 37

Sue Herr

Executive Director
(302) 346-9622 ext. 19

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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.