Child Care

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

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Programs

Our program lineup has something for everyone – fitness, sports, swim lessons, arts and more!
Aquatic Programs (View Here)

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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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Presidents’ Day Open House

Monday, February 17th 2020 • Free to the community

Enjoy your day off at the Brandywine YMCA!

  • Healthy Snacks throughout the day
  • Crafts in the Kids Zone
  • Fun Gym Activities | 9-11 a.m.
  • Family Swim | 1-4:30 p.m.

Brandywine YMCA Leap Year-A-Thon

Saturday, February 29th 2020 • 8:00-11:00 a.m.
Love to cycle? Love to dance? Why not do both? Get ready to bike and dance the morning away!
Join us for our Cycle-a-Thon and Zumba-Thon!
Hurry, spots are filling fast!
Cycle-a-thon: $40/hour
Ride 1,2, or all 3 hours
Pledge an additional $25 and be entered to win a one-year membership!
Zumba donations will be taken at the door. Minimum $10 suggested donation.

Purchase Tickets/Sponsorships


Teen Nights at the Brandywine YMCA
Beginning November 1st!                                             

First Friday of each month! (During the school year)
Hang out with old friends and make new ones! Play basketball, swim, or workout in the Fitness Center. The YMCA Corner Stop will be open from 6-9 p.m.

Free for members and the community!
Grades 6-12
RSVP to Gary Karp
Drop-ins welcome

Click here for more information.


New Drop-In Teen Hours
At The YMCA Corner Stop 

Beginning November 19th
Drop-in hours for teens grades 6-12 will be
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday | 4 -7 p.m.
During the school year

Drop-in hours are open to members and the community!

*All teens visiting The YMCA Corner Stop during drop- in hours must have a registration
and behavior form signed by a parent or legal guardian upon the first visit.


Winter 2020 Group Exercise Schedules/Gym Schedule

Group Exercise – Land

Group Exercise – Jan. 13-Feb. 2

Gym Schedule


Swim Lessons

Private Swim Lesson Request (Click Here)
Spring I Group Swim Lessons (Click Here)

Lifeguard Training
2020 Lifeguard Certification Courses (Click Here)

  • Fitness Center: State of the Art Cardio Equipment, Strength Circuit, Free Weights
  • Functional Training Center: Monkey Bars, Plyo Box, Heavy Bag and more
  • Two Indoor pools
  • One outdoor pool at the Hanby Outdoor Center
  • Basketball Gymnasium
  • Men’s and Women’s Locker Rooms
  • Family Locker Room
  • Sauna
  • Over 100 group exercise classes weekly- HIIT, Yoga, Pilates, Barre, Spinning, Zumba, BodyCombat and more
  • Aquatic Group Fitness Classes
  • Small Group Training- TRX, Kettlebell, GRIT
  • Free Fitness Consultations
  • Access to Personal Training
  • Instructional Children’s Classes: Swimming, Dance, Karate and more
  • Youth Sports including Basketball, Soccer, Volleyball and more
  • Preschool Program
  • Before and After School Care
  • Summer Day Camp
  • Free babysitting while You Work Out
  • Youth in Government

Take a Tour

Take a look inside our facilities. Click here!

 

FACILITY HOURS

Monday-Friday: 5 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Saturday: 5 a.m. –8 p.m.
Sunday: 12 p.m. – 8 p.m.

From Memorial Day through Labor Day we will close at 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday


KIDS ZONE HOURS
Now it its NEW LOCATION!

(Drop in babysitting service for children ages 6 weeks to 11 years)
Members enjoy 2 free hours per day while they work out! Stroller parking is located in the closet across from the entrance to the gymnasium stairs.

Monday – Friday
7:45 a.m. – 1 p.m. and
4 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Saturday: 7:45 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Sunday: Noon – 5 p.m.  **New extended hours!

YOUTH FITNESS CENTER
Now in its NEW LOCATION!

(Ages 5 to 12 years)

Youth Fitness is an activity based program that is offered FREE to our Full Family Members.  Our staff will ensure kids are involved in active games and child appropriate mini workouts during their time with us.  Time limit is 90 minutes. After 90 minutes, youth will be escorted to Kids Zone for the remaining 30 minutes of their 2 hour benefit.  Parents have the alternative of Kids Zone (drop in babysitting) for children that would prefer a quieter alternative.

Monday through Thursday:
5: 00 – 8:00 p.m.

Friday:
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m

Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Sunday: 12:00 noon – 3:00 p.m.

*The gymnasium will be available for the Youth Fitness Center during the week from  5:00-6:00 p.m.

Holidays & Important Dates

April 12 (Easter): 12 – 4 p.m.

May 25 (Memorial Day): 7 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Hanby Outdoor Pool open – weather permitting

July 4 (Independence Day): 7 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Hanby Outdoor Pool open – weather permitting

September 7 (Labor Day): 7 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Hanby Outdoor Pool open – weather permitting

Program Sessions

Spring I: February 24-April 9
Member Registration Begins: February 10
Community Registration Begins: February 17

Spring II:  April 20-June 14
Member Registration Begins: April 6
Community Registration Begins: April 13

Summer:  June 15-September 6
Member Registration Begins:  June 1
Community Registration Begins: June 8

Linda Risk

Executive Director, Brandywine/Vice President of Marketing
(302) 571-6905

Vic Aguilar

Running Coach/ Program Coordinator
(302( 510-1174

vaguilar@ymcade.org
Davina

Davina Anderson

Membership Connections Coordinator
(302) 510-1186

danderson@ymcade.org
Terry Borkland

Terri Borkland

Fitness Center Director
(302) 510-1176

tborkland@ymcade.org
Steph Bowden

Stefanie Bowden

Active Older Adult Coordinator
(302) 478-9622

sbowden@ymcade.org

Victoria Burton

Director of Youth Sports
(302) 510-1183

vburton@ymcade.org

Deric Clinton

Director of Aquatics Safety
(302) 571-6906

dclinton@ymcade.org

Mark DiGiacomo

Senior Membership Director
(302) 510-1238

mdigiacomo@ymcade.org
Derek Farrar

Derek Farrar

Director of Competitive Aquatics
(302) 510-1232

dfarrar@ymcade.org
Melina Gillis

Melina Gillis

Kids Zone Coordinator
(302) 510-1199

agillis@ymcade.org

Theresa Haskell

Personal Training and Special Programs Coordinator
(302) 510-1182

thaskell@ymcade.org
Amy Jimison

Amy Jimison

Special Interest & Dance
(302) 510-1184

ajimison@ymcade.org
Mike Jumps

Mike Jumps

Swim Team Coordinator
(302) 478-7834

mjumps@ymcade.org
Gary Karp

Gary Karp

Youth & Teen Director
(302) 478-8579

gkarp@ymcade.org

Sarah Kelly

Swim Lesson Coordinator
(302) 478-3106

skelly@ymcade.org

Jennifer Krzywicki

Aquatic Safety Coordinator
(302) 392-2400

jkrzywicki@ymcade.org
Dot McFadden

Dot McFadden

Senior Health & Wellness Director
(302) 510-1175

dmcfadden@ymcade.org
Anne Morken

Ann Morken

Group Fitness Coordinator
(302) 510-1181

amorken@ymcade.org
Colleen Mulligan

Colleen Mulligan

Director of Social Responsibility
(302) 478-8304

cmulligan@ymcade.org
Bridget O'Connor

Bridget O’Connor

Preschool & Family Director
(302) 478-8591

boconnor@ymcade.org
Stephanie Sauerbrunn

Stephanie Sauerbrunn

Youth Program Coordinator
302-510-1169

Ssauerbrunn@ymcade.org

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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.