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!
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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The South Pool will remain closed for repairs.

We will do  our best to accommodate as many programs from our South Pool in the North Pool. See below for a modified North Pool schedule and a list of swim class adjustments. We will have our modified Group Aquatics class schedule by Monday. All swim lesson participants will be notified by phone and email.

North Pool Schedule January 10-12
North  Pool Schedule January 13-February 2
Swim Class Adjustments
Aquatics Group Exercise Schedule

Brandywine YMCA Comedy Night!

Thursday, January 23rd 2020 • 6:00 p.m.
Double Tree Hotel, 4727 Concord Pike, Wilmington, DE
The Brandywine YMCA will host its 4th Annual Campaign Dinner with a Comedy Night. Come join us for an evening full of fun and laughs to benefit the YMCA financial assistance program. The event includes open bar and heavy hors d’oeuvres, and three top comedians.
Early Bird Special!
Purchase your ticket before December 1st – $20
Ticket prices December 1st – January 22nd – $25
Ticket prices on January 23rd and at the Door – $35

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Teen Nights at the Brandywine YMCA
Beginning November 1st!                                             

First Friday of each month!
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.

$5 Members
$10 Community
Grades 6-12
Register at Member Services or online.

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 | 4:00-7:00 p.m.

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

Private Swim Lessons
Private Swim Lesson Request (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

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Take a look inside our facilities. Click here!



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

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!

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.

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

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

November 28 (Thanksgiving): 8 a.m. – 12 noon

December 24 (Christmas Eve): Close at 2 p.m.

December 25 (Christmas Day): CLOSED

December 31 (New Year’s Eve): Close at 5 p.m.

January 1 (New Year’s Day) 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Program Sessions

Fall 1: September 3 – October 27
Member Registration Begins: August 12
Community Registration Begins: August 19

Fall 2:  October 28 – December 22
Member Registration Begins: October 14
Community Registration Begins: October 21

Winter 2020:  January 6 – February 23
Member Registration Begins:  December 16
Community Registration Begins: December 23

Linda Risk

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

Vic Aguilar

Running Coach/ Program Coordinator
(302( 510-1174

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

Victoria Burton

Director of Youth Sports
(302) 510-1183

Deric Clinton

Director of Aquatics Safety
(302) 571-6906

Mark DiGiacomo

Senior Membership Director
(302) 510-1238
Derek Farrar

Derek Farrar

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

Melina Gillis

Kids Zone Coordinator
(302) 510-1199

Theresa Haskell

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

Amy Jimison

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

Mike Jumps

Swim Team Coordinator
(302) 478-7834
Gary Karp

Gary Karp

Youth & Teen Director
(302) 478-8579

Sarah Kelly

Swim Lesson Coordinator
(302) 478-3106

Jennifer Krzywicki

Aquatic Safety Coordinator
(302) 392-2400
Dot McFadden

Dot McFadden

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

Ann Morken

Group Fitness Coordinator
(302) 510-1181
Colleen Mulligan

Colleen Mulligan

Director of Social Responsibility
(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.