Bear-Glasgow Family YMCA

(302) 836-9622

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Child Care

Check out our Child Care 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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Our program lineup has something for everyone – fitness, sports, swim lessons, arts and more!

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Homebuyers Seminar

March 14, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Kids & Parents Night Out

Saturdays • 4:30 – 7:30 p.m.
ages: 6 weeks – 12 years
Enjoy an evening out while your child(ren) spend time at the Y. Kids will enjoy fun activities while being supervised by our trained staff. Dinner is provided. To sign up, please visit the Member Services Desk to complete a program packet. Must register at least one day in advance. This is a members-only benefit.


  • March 21

  • April 25

  • May 2, 16

FEES: $15 per child and $10 for additional sibling

Teen Nights

Grades: 6-12
Are your teens constantly looking for something to do on a Saturday night? Bring them to the Y on the second Saturday of each month. The Bear-Glasgow Family Y transforms into a hangout spot for teens (under staff supervision). Teens can play basketball, take a dip in the pool, workout, do homework or kick back and relax. We recommend you pre-register your teen(s) because space is limited and fills up quickly. A parental waiver is required.

Dates/Time: 7:30 – 10 p.m.

  • March 14

  • April 11

FEES: Members $5
Community $10

Scholastic Book Fair

Saturday, April 20 -24
Location: Bear-Glasgow Y Lobby
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body. Proceeds from this book fair benefit our Before and After School Programs.

Healthy kids day

Saturday, April 18
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Join us for this free community event full of fun, family-friendly activities, vendors and more!
FEE: FREE for all.

Indoor Pool Family Swim

Summer is over but our Indoor Pool is still flowing and ready for you and your family. Bring your whole family and enjoy time together.

  • Friday Night Family Swim: 6 – 10 p.m.
  • Tuesday Family Fun in the Water: 2 – 5:30 p.m.
  • Spend the weekend in the Water with your family!
    • Saturday’s: 1:15 – 8 p.m.
    • Sunday’s:  11 a.m. – 8 p.m.

My Zone Heart Rate Training

Myzone is the most relevant and versatile fitness tracker on the market. Using technology to provide real-time feedback on heart rate, calories, and effort, Myzone ensures that you get accurate feedback on all of your exercise, wherever and however you choose to train. Achieve your health and fitness goals, with motivational support from friends through our Myzone social network, and utilize our unique Myzone Effort Points (MEPs) system to earn the credit you deserve.

Ask us about how you can join our community of 100+ My Zone Training Members.

Contact Marty White at for details.


Family Zumba: Wednesday, 5:30 – 6:15 p.m.
Family Yoga: Sunday 11:45 am – 12:30 p.m.
  • 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 13
  • 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
  • Variety of classes for Preschool, Youth and Family Fun (Swim Lessons, Dance, Family Zumba, Born to Move, etc.)
  • Variety of Youth Sports Options
  • Free Drop-In Babysitting for Children Ages 6 weeks – 12 years

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. – 10 p.m.
Saturday: 6 a.m. – 8p.m.
Sunday: 8 a.m. – 8p.m.


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

Monday – Thursday:
8 a.m. – 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Sunday: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Hours may vary on holidays and between session breaks.


(For Ages 7 to 13 years)

Monday – Thursday:  4 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Friday*: 4 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Sunday:  9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

*Family Wellness Night: Parents are welcome and encouraged to workout with their children in the Youth Wellness Center each Friday.

Holidays & Important Dates

April 10 (Good Friday): OPEN

April 12 (Easter): 7-11 a.m.

May 25 (Memorial Day): 7-11 a.m., Outdoor pool open regular hours

July 4 (Independence Day): 7-11 a.m., Outdoor pool open regular hours

September 7 (Labor Day): 7-11 a.m., Outdoor pool open regular hours

Program Session Dates:

Spring 1 – 2020:
February 24 – April 9
Member Registration: February 10 – 23

Spring 2 – 2020:
April 20 – June 14
Member Registration: April 6 – 19

Summer – 2020:
June 15 – September 6
Member Registration: June 1 – 14

*Community member registration begins one-week after member registration.

Terry Mullan

Terry Mullan

Executive Director, Bear-Glasgow YMCA
(302) 232-7079

Jessica Clayton

Jessica Burr

Child Development Director III
(302) 392-2406

Lisa Charles

Membership Coordinator
(302) 392-2407
Lou Cornier

Lou Cornier

Membership Coordinator
(302) 392-2408
Pamela Cox

Pamela Cox

Group Exercise Director
(302) 709-9622 ext. 7022
Amy Desmond

Amy Desmond

Sr. Membership Director
(302) 392-2409
Alexis Drew

Alexis Drew

Assistant Physical Director of Inclusive Programming
(302) 392-2410
Meghan Fiorelli

Meghan Fiorelli

Assistant Aquatic Director
(302) 392-2411
John Gilroy

John Gilroy

Youth Program Director Camp & Youth Sports
(302) 836-9622
Brandi Henderson

Brandi Henderson

Child Development Director
(302) 392-2416

Courtney Hoy

Senior Child Development Director
(302 257-5856
Ben Kettner

Ben Kettner

Childcare/Camp Registrar
(302) 268-9164
Kathy Lemasters

Kathy Lemasters

Aquatic Director
(302) 392-2417
Tammie Mackie

Tammie Mackie

Youth Fitness Center Coordinator
(302) 268-9166
Anita Steward

Anita Steward

Childcare/Camp Registrar
(302) 510-1326
Antonio Thorton

Antonio Thornton

Assistant Childcare and Camp Director
(302) 257-5854
Marty White

Marty White

Sr. Health & Wellness Director
(302) 392-2415

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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.