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This event has been postponed. Please check back for details. 

For more information please contact the Central YMCA at 302-254-9622.

Summer Small Group Training Special – Get 11 weeks for just $52

June 15th –  Aug 29th

Tap into a community that will provide built-in motivation and accountability. Our certified personal trainers provide individual guidance in a supportive and energetic training environment to help you reach your goals. Groups are limited to 10 or fewer participants. Achieve more together!


  • Tuesdays: Strength Training, 6:30 pm
  • Wednesdays: Workout of the Day, 6 pm
  • Thursdays: HIIT, 6 am
  • Saturdays:
    GRIT,  8:15 am;
    Workout of the Day, 8:30 am;
    HIIT, 9:30 am



  • Fitness Center: State-of-the-Art Cardio Equipment, Strength Circuit, Free Weights, Olympic Lifting Center
  • Functional Training Center: Monkey Bars, Plyo Box, Heavy Bag and more
  • Indoor pool
  • Two Basketball Gymnasiums
  • Walking Track
  • Two squash Courts
  • Five Racquetball Courts
  • Two Men’s and Two Women’s Locker Rooms
  • Family Locker Room
  • Gender-Specific Steam and Sauna for All Members Age 21 and over
  • Over 70 Group Exercise Classes Weekly- HIIT, Yoga, Pilates, Barre, Spinning, Zumba, BodyPump, BodyCombat and more
  • Small Group Training- Bootcamp, TRX, Boxing, Multi-Functional Training and Aerial Yoga
  • Free Fitness Consultations, Access to Dietitians and Personal Training
  • Free Parking
  • Free Babysitting While You Workout
  • Outdoor Pool at Hanby Outdoor Center


Monday – Friday: 5 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Saturday: 7 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Sunday: Closed


Monday – Friday: 5 am – 1:45 pm; 3:15  – 7:55 pm.
Saturday: 7 a.m. – 3:55 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

BABYSITTING (Currently Closed)

Monday-Thursday: 5:15 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Sunday: 8:15 – 11 a.m.


  • Free 2-hour parking is available in the Central YMCA lot to all members while using the YMCA facility. Parking is first come, first serve.  Your membership card will open the gate to the Y lot as you enter from Washington Street.
  • Ample metered parking is available on the streets around the YMCA
  • After 5 p.m. on weekdays and all day on weekends, members may park in DelleDonne Lot #1 at the corner of 11th and Jefferson (diagonally across from the Central Y’s playground).


July 4 (Independence Day): Closed

September 7 (Labor Day): 7 – 11 a.m.

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.

Jesus De LasSalasweb

Jesus De Las Salas

Executive Director, Downtown YMCAs
(302) 778-9001

Kristina Woznicki

Kristina Woznicki

Associate Executive Director
(302) 778-9002

Jackie Anderson

Jackie Anderson

Child Development Director
(302) 778-9009

Carl Bailey

Facilities Supervisor
(302) 254-9622 ext. 150

Chase Darden

Aquatics Director
(302) 254-9622

Mike DiOssi

Membership Sales Engagement Coordinator

Andy Foy

Andy Foy

Facilities Manager
(302) 778-9003

Maria Gillette

Swim Lesson Coordinator

Mark Myers

Mark Myers

Personal Training Coordinator
(302) 254-9622 ext. 149

Joseph Nebrao

Joseph Nebrao

Membership Coordinator
(302) 778-9016

Brenda Overton

Brenda Overton

Program Director - Back on Track
(302) 302-778-9004

Jimia Redden

Jimia Redden

Program Director - Housing
(302) 778-9011

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