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

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Les Mills Launch 

January 13-16

Mixing the hottest music with cutting-edge exercise science, motivation and energy, Les Mills group fitness classes will make you fall in love with fitness. Try one of our launch classes today and see what it’s all about!

MLK Open House

January 16

We will be hosting an Open House, free and open to the community, for all of your family and friends to check out our facility. As a nationally recognized day of service, we encourage you to stop by our front desk to learn more about volunteer opportunities here at the Y.

Friday Night Lights

January 20 – 6pm-8pm – Central large basketball gym

Join us every 3rd Friday for basketball pick-up games and slam dunk contest. Kids under the age of 12 must be accompanied by a guardian.

Beach Party

January 27 – 6pm-8pm

Join us at the Walnut Street YMCA for a night of fun activities geared towards showcasing what will be offered for its 2023 Summer Camp. Families will have the opportunity to learn more about activities, field trips and how to register.

3 on 3 Tournament

January 28 – 12pm – 4pm

Come join us for a 3 on 3 tournament for youth ages 12-17 at our Walnut Street Location. Stop by to register today or for more information contact us at 302-472-9622.

Y Mission Market

The Y Mission Market at the Central YMCA is a free store, open to community members, that aims to combat hunger and provide for those in need. The Market features shelf-stable and frozen food, clothes, and more. Donations were provided by local community members and partners. Anyone interested in supporting the Y Mission Market can bring donations to the Central YMCA front desk at any time.

For more information visit the Y Mission Market page! 
  • 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 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 Personal Training
  • Free Parking
  • Outdoor Pool at Hanby Outdoor Center


Monday-Friday: 5 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturday: 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday: 7 a.m. – 2 p.m.


Monday-Friday: 5 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Saturday: 7 a.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Sunday: 8 a.m. – 11:45 p.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).

For the most up to date holiday schedules, visit the Locations & Hours page.

Jesus De Las Salas

Sr. Executive Director, Downtown YMCAs
(302) 778-9001

Jackie Anderson

Jackie Anderson

Senior Child Development Director
(302) 778-9009

Carl Bailey

Facilities Supervisor
(302) 254-9622 ext. 150

Greg Cephas

Fitness Director
(302) 254-9622 Ext. 0141

[email protected]
Andy Foy

Andy Foy

Facilities Manager
(302) 778-9003

Mike Jumps

Aquatics Director
(302) 478-7834

Jill Quinn

Jill Loughlin

Assistant Child Development Director

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

Shandy Perez

Director of Membership Sales & Engagement
(302) 472-9622 ext. 0142

Jimia Redden

Program Director - Housing
(302) 778-9011

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