Bear-Glasgow Family YMCA

(302) 836-9622

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Bear Child Care

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

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Bear 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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Our program lineup has something for everyone – fitness, sports, swim lessons, arts and more!

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Basketball Gymnasium Schedule

Please click HERE to see the daily schedule from September – December.

Fall Family Festival & Trunk or Treat

Saturday, October 28, 2023

11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

FREE & OPEN TO THE COMMUNITY! Bring your whole family for a fun-filled Fall Family Festival. Don’t forget to wear your favorite costume!

Register before 9/30 and enter our raffle to win one-month of FREE membership!

Want to volunteer? Here are some opportunities:

Host A Trunk | Community Partners | Donate Candy |Vendor Participant | Annual Campaign Donation |Event Volunteers

Event & Volunteer Registration

Try out our Small Group Training Classes for FREE during our Fitness Demo Week!

September 5-10
Registration is NOW OPEN.

  • 9/5 – 5:30 p.m. | Functional Training w/ PJ (18+ Intermediate to Advanced)
  • 9/6 – 9:15 a.m. | Functional Training w/ Nicole (18+)
  • 9/7 – 5:45 a.m. | TRX w/ Mike (16+)
  • 9/8 – 5:30 a.m. | YFit w/ Sarah (16+)

Teen Night

September 9 & 23 | 6 – 8 p.m.

Grades 6-12. Get ready for a fun night filled with games, friends, and non-stop excitement!

Welcoming Week

September 8-17

Welcoming Week celebrates the growing movement of communities that fully embrace newcomer immigrants and their contributions to the social fabric of our country. Stop by our welcome table and let us know where you’re coming from! Everyone is welcome at the Y!

Grandparents’ Day

September 10

Join us in celebrating the wisdom and warmth you bring to our lives on Grandparents’ Day with crafts and snacks in the lobby. Open Swim all day and Grandkids come FREE!

Meet The Author

September 11 | 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. (LOBBY)

Delve into Monique Williams’ books and learn about a local author’s incredible mission to uplift and inspire.

National Hispanic Heritage Month

September 15 – October 15

Hispanic Heritage Month kicks off on September 15th. It’s a joyful time to honor and appreciate the vibrant cultures and histories of Hispanic and Latinx communities in the United States.

Kids Zone Parents’ Night Out

September 15 | 5 – 8 p.m.

As a member benefit, you are able to drop your child(ren) off for up to 3 hours while you leave the premises. Pizza and fruit served. Registration is required and available at the front desk. $30 for the first child and $25 for any additional children.

Home Buying Seminar

Learn to build wealth through investing in real estate!
September 16 | 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Join us for a FREE in-depth conversation with real estate professionals about the home buying process.

Click Here to reserve your spot today.

For more information, contact Harriet Stokes (610-357-5083).

National Voter Registration Day at the Y (LOBBY)

September 19

Register to vote for the upcoming 2023/2024 state and general elections.

All Seniors come in FREE

September 24-30

September is Healthy Aging Month, and to celebrate we welcome our Y Seniors (65+) to stop by our branch for free.

Don’t forget to bring a friend and try out our group exercise classes such as LIFE, Chair Yoga, Walk It Out, & and Aqua Aerobics Classes.

Family Build & Play Time

Stop by our Activity Room for fun and creative building activities using our Imagination Playground Blue Blocks!

For parents and children, all ages are welcome.

  • Tuesdays 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
  • Sundays 12:00 – 2:30 p.m. NEW!

TeenWOW (Working on Wellness)

The WOW program will provide students with experiences focusing on healthy active living through fitness, sports, professional development, team building activities, volunteer opportunities and more.

WHEN: Tuesday/Thursday

DATES: September 19 – December 21 (no classes 11/21 and 11/23)

TIME: 3 – 6 p.m.


CONTACT: Ebony Tessein – [email protected] or 302-257-5854.

Youth In Government

The Youth in Government (YIG) Program offers model legislative and judicial experiences for youth in grades 6 –12. Students learn by doing and have the opportunity to try their hand at leadership in an open and receptive learning environment. Join us for the 2023/2024 school year!

Click Here to fill out an interest form

  • Fitness Center (ages 12* and up): State-of-the-Art Cardio Equipment, Strength Circuit, Free Weights
    *Youth ages 12 & 13 must go through a fitness orientation prior to using the Fitness Center and be accompanied by a parent/guardian during their visit.
  • Youth Fitness Center for Kids Ages 7 to 12 years old
  • Free Drop-In Babysitting for Children Ages 6 weeks – 7 years old
  • Spinning Studio with 50+ Spin Bikes
  • Functional Training Center: Monkey Bars, Plyo Box, Heavy Bag and more
  • Stretching/Training Room
  • TRX Group Training Classes: Basic, Advanced and Specialty Classes
  • Small Group Training Classes for Everyone
  • Indoor pool:  8 lane, 25-yard pool
  • Group Water Exercise Classes: Variety of classes
  • Beautiful Oversized Gymnasium: Family, Adult, Teen Pick-Up Basketball, Pick-Up Volleyball and Pickleball
  • Co-ed Sauna
  • Men’s and Women’s Locker Rooms
  • Family Locker Room
  • Outdoor Pool Complex:  Family Fun Pool with Beach Entry and 8-Lane Pool
  • Over 100 Group Exercise Classes Weekly- HIIT, Yoga, Pilates, Barre, Spinning, Zumba, BodyPump, BodyCombat, GRIT and more
  • Hot Yoga
  • Free Fitness Consultations; Access to Variety of Personal Training Options
  • Monthly Member and Family Events
  • Classes for Preschool, Youth and Family Fun (Swim Lessons, Dance, Family Zumba, Born to Move, etc.)
  • Variety of Youth Sports Options


Take a Video Tour

Take a look inside our Y from the comfort of your home. Click here to see a short video showcasing our facility features.


  • Monday-Friday: 5 a.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Saturday: 6 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Sunday: 6 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Kids Zone Hours

Ages 6 weeks – 7 years (2 hour limit per day)

  • Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • Monday – Thursday:  4 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Saturday: 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • Sunday: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Youth Fitness Hours

Ages 7-12 (90-minute limit per day)

  • Monday – Friday: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • Monday – Thursday: 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Saturday: 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • Sunday: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Indoor Pool CLOSED for maintenance August 28 – September 1

For the most up to date holiday schedules, visit the Locations & Hours page.

Terry Mullan

Terry Mullan

Community VP/Sr. Executive Director, Bear-Glasgow Family YMCA
(302) 232-7079

Pamela Cox

Pamela Cox

Group Exercise Director
(302) 392-2414

Lisha Fields

(302) 392-2416

Laurie Haushalter

Program Coordinator—Kids Zone
(302) 392-2405

Ben Kettner

Ben Kettner

Business Manager
(302) 257-5834

Hannah Kimani

Membership Team Lead
(302) 510-1172

Derek Marshallsea

Sr. Membership Director
(302) 392-2408

Joey Mason

Youth Development Coordinator
(302) 510-1230

Erin Neurohr

Sr Child Development Director
(302) 257-5856

Casey Reynolds

Membership Experience Sales Specialist
(302) 392-2402

Alex Rybin

Interim Aquatics Director
(302) 392-2411

Victoria Taylor

Youth Development Director—Camp/Sports
(302) 392-2413

Ebony Tessein

Program Director, Youth and Teens
(302) 257-5854

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Our Mission

To empower youth, foster healthy living, and promote strong communities.