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Our program lineup has something for everyone – fitness, sports, swim lessons, arts 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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The Hanby Outdoor Pool is open for the 2019 Summer Season!

June 15 – August 11
Monday-Friday   1:15-8:00 PM
Saturday & Sunday   10:00 AM-8:00 PM

4th of July
7:00-9:30 AM  Lap Swim Only
10:00 AM-6:30 PM  Family Swim + 1 Lap Lane

For Guest Pass Policies and a complete list of Summer Pool Hours CLICK HERE.

Summer Weekend Hours begin June 1st

Beginning Saturday, June 1st, the Brandywine YMCA will close at 6:00 PM on Saturdays and Sundays. Our summer hours will be in effect until Labor Day. Please plan your trip to the Y accordingly.

Our Brand New Fitness Center, Youth Fitness Center, and third Fitness Studio are OPEN!
Stop in today and check it out. 
What’s new?

• Brand new fitness studio
• Strength circuit equipment for ALL FITNESS LEVELS
• Expanded stretching area
• Multifunctional SYNERGY system including rope pull, punching bag, monkey bars and more!
• Suspension system for individuals with physical limitations
• Beautiful second-floor terrace
• BRAND NEW interactive cardio equipment allows you to watch more than 100 tv channels, Netflix or HULU
• and more!

Click here for additional details about the Brandywine YMCA Expansion Project.

  • 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. – 10 p.m.
Saturday: 5 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.

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.

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

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

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

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

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 – 6 p.m.  **New extended hours!

Now in its NEW LOCATION!

(Ages 5 to 12 years)
*Please note the age change

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:
8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
5: 00 – 8:00 p.m.

8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m

Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Sunday: 12:00 noon – 3:00 p.m.

*The gymnasium will be available for the Youth Fitness Center during the week from 8:30-10:00 a.m. and 5:00-6:00 p.m.





Holidays & Important Dates

April 19 (Good Friday)
5 a.m. – 10 p.m.

April 21 (Easter Sunday)
12:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

April 27 (Healthy Kids Day)
12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. (Hanby Outdoor Center)

May 27 (Memorial Day)
Building closed; Hanby Outdoor Pool open (weather permitting)

July 4 (Independence Day)
Building closed; Hanby Outdoor Pool open (weather permitting)

September 2 (Labor Day)
Building closed; Hanby Outdoor Pool open (weather permitting)

Program Session Dates:

Spring I:  February 25 – April 18
Full Member Registration: February 11
Community Registration: February 18

Spring II:  April 29 – June 16
Full Member Registration: April 8
Community Registration: April 15

Summer Session: June 17 – August 25
Full Member Registration Begins: June 3
Community Registration Begins: June 10

Linda Risk

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

Davina Anderson

Membership Connections Coordinator
(302) 510-1186
Terry Borkland

Terri Borkland

Fitness Center Director
(302) 510-1176
Steph Bowden

Stefanie Bowden

Active Older Adult Coordinator
(302) 478-9622
Deric Clinton

Deric Clinton

Director of Aquatics Safety
(302) 571-6906
Michael Coleman

Mike Coleman

Sports Director
(302) 510-1183
Taylor Demyan

Taylor Demyan

Assistant Aquatics Director
Derek Farrar

Derek Farrar

Director of Competitive Aquatics
(302) 510-1232
Melina Gillis

Melina Gillis

Kids Zone Coordinator
(302) 510-1199
Amy Jimison

Amy Jimison

Special Interest & Dance
(302) 510-1184
Mike Jumps

Mike Jumps

Competitive Swimming Coordinator
(302) 478-7834
Gary Karp

Gary Karp

Youth & Teen Director
(302) 478-8579
Collette Lynch

Colette Lynch

Membership Coordinator
(302) 478-9622 ext. 4021
Dot McFadden

Dot McFadden

Health & Wellness Director
(302) 510-1175
Anne Morken

Ann Morken

Group Fitness Coordinator
(302) 510-1181
Colleen Mulligan

Colleen Mulligan

Office Manager
(302) 478-8304
Bridget O'Connor

Bridget O’Connor

Preschool & Family Director
(302) 478-8591
Stephanie Sauerbrunn

Stephanie Sauerbrunn

Youth Program Coordinator

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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.