Brandywine Y Child Care

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

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

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Brandywine Y 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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Comedy Night

January 26, 2023 | 6-9pm
DoubleTree Hotel
4727 Concord Pike
Wilmington, Delaware, 19803

6-7pm Light Hors d’oeuvres
7-9pm Comedy Show
*Tickets $40/person

* Tickets are sold individually. Each ticket includes light appetizers, two drink tickets for beer or wine, a cash bar, access to the silent auction, and a fun night of comedy. If purchasing multiple tickets for friends or other guests, please purchase all tickets at once to allow for all guests to be seated together. All proceeds benefit our Annual Campaign.

Active Older Adult Social (AOA) Club

Last Wedneday of each month | 1-3pm
Welcome back!

Members – come play Rummikub, cards, Bunco, and socialize with new friends. Feel free to bring a snack/refreshment to share. Hosted by Stefanie Bowden in the Teen Center. AOA Social Club meets the last Wednesday of each month.



Tuesdays & Thursdays
9am-12pm | Gymnasium

2-4pm | Gymnasium

Join in on the fun! Pickleball is a racket/paddle sport that combines elements of tennis, badminton, and table tennis.

Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced – Open Play

Questions? Contact Terri Borkland

Before and After School Care


Carrcroft, Claymont, Forwood, Hanby, Lancashire, Lombardy, and Mt. Pleasant Elementary Schools.

We are following guidelines from health experts and local officials to ensure that our childcare programs meet the highest standards for hygiene and safety, and we have modified our policies and programs to facilitate safe physical distancing practices.

Teen Programs

Teen Nights
At the Brandywine YMCA Corner Stop

Calling all teens grades 6-12! Join us on Fridays to hang out, make new friends, play games, participate in fun activities, and make awesome memories.
Grades 6-12 | 5:30-8:00  p.m.

September 9 & 23
October 7 & 21
November 4 &18
December 2 & 16

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.

For more information visit the member services desk.


  • 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

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Take a look inside our facilities. Click here!



Monday-Friday: 5 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturday: 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday: 12 – 6 p.m.


Click here to see Outdoor Pool hours

Kids Zone

(Ages 6 months – 6 years)

Monday – Thursday 
8:30-11:30 a.m.
5:00 -7:30 p.m.

8:30-11:30 a.m.

8:30-11:30 a.m.

12:00-3:00 p.m.

Youth Fitness Center

(Ages 7-12 yrs)

Monday – Thursday 
5:00 -7:30 p.m.

8:30-11:30 a.m.

12:00-3:00 p.m.

Holiday Hours: 

Labor Day (Monday, September 5): 7-11am

Thanksgiving (Thursday, November 24): All YMCA locations are closed

Christmas Eve (Saturday, December 24): 7am-2pm

Christmas Day (Sunday, December 25): All YMCA locations are closed

New Years Eve (Saturday, December 31): 7am-2pm

New Years Day (Sunday, January 1) CLOSED

Fall Program Registration

Fall I Program Session Ends:
Oct. 23, 2022

Fall II Program Session Dates:
Oct. 24 – Dec. 18, 2022

Member Registration Opens Sept. 26, 2022
Community Registration Opens Oct. 3, 2022

Carolan Cross

Senior Executive Director, Brandywine YMCA
(302) 478-3202

Davina Anderson

Membership Engagement Coordinator
(302) 510-1186

Megan Capobianco

Member Experience and Sales Associate
(302) 510-1180

Mark DiGiacomo

Senior Membership Director
(302) 510-1238

Jarred Dollard

Youth Development Coordinator
(302) 510-1185

Eli Dowell

Sr. Director, Aquatic Operations

Lindsay Glunt

Branch Registrar
(302) 478-9622

Gary Karp

Camp & Before and After School Care Director
(302) 478-8579

Sarah Kelly

Swim Lesson Supervisor
(302) 478-3106

Dot McFadden

Senior Health & Wellness Director
(302) 510-1175

Samuel Meck

Facilities Director
(302) 510-1235

Bridget O’Connor

Preschool & Family Director
(302) 478-8591

Tyler Petkovic

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

Elizabeth Schaff

Senior Child Development Director
(302) 478-8306

Daron Simmons

Assistant Facilities Director

Kerry Anne Smith

Business Manager
(302) 478-8304

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Our Mission

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