Dover Child Care

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

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Dover 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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Program Registration

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

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Welcoming Week Community Event

September 18, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Join us for Welcoming Week, the Y’s national initiative celebrating immigrants’ contributions to our community in an effort to bring together all residents in the spirit of unity. This event will include: Performers Special Group Ex Classes Food Trucks Dover Police Community Outreach DSU Drum Line Crafts Games and MORE! This event is open to the community. Bring your friends!

New Group Exercise Schedule

Check out our new Group Exercise class offerings for fall and be sure to join us for NEW Family Zumba on the 2nd & 4th Friday each month! Refer to our app for schedules and times.

The Dover Y Has Gone Paperless

Make sure to download the latest version of our mobile app to have all of our schedules and branch updates at your fingertips.

Main Facility Expanded Fall Hours

Effective Tuesday, September 7th the hours of our main Dover facility will be expanding!

  • Monday – Friday 5 a.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Saturday 7 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Sunday 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Welcome New Dover Executive Director John Rappaport

John has served in many roles throughout his career with the YMCA, beginning at the New Rochelle YMCA in New York and most recently at the Central Maryland YMCA where he served in many leadership capacities creating positive change and building successful operations. We are excited to welcome John to Dover!

NEW This Fall: Small Group Fitness Training

  • TRX HIIT: Mondays, 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. and Wednesdays, 4:15 – 5:15 p.m.
  • Fundamentals Of Yoga:  Mondays, 9:45 a.m. and Wednesdays, 5:30 p.m.
  • Yin Yoga: Mondays, 6:30 p.m.
  • TRX Yoga: Tuesdays, 8:30 a.m.
  • Prenatal Yoga: Tuesdays, 10 a.m.
  • Calisthenics: Tuesdays 5 p.m.

Cost: $43/month per class format. Sign up at the Membership Desk

September Fitness Center Challenge: Plank Holds

September 1 – 30

How long can you hold a plank? See a fitness center staff member to test your strength and endurance. The top 5 male and female contenders will win Y swag!


Click here for a video tour of the Dover YMCA.

  • Fitness Center: State-of-the-Art Cardio Machines, Strength Circuit, Free Weights
  • Hot Yoga Studio
  • Sauna
  • Free Personalized Fitness and Nutrition Plans
  • Two Indoor Pools, which include an 8 Lane Lap Pool and a 4 Lane Pool
  • Full-Size Gymnasium
  • Two Men’s and two Women’s Locker Rooms
  • Youth Wellness Center
  • Over 120 Group Exercise Classes Weekly-  Step, yoga, Pilates, Spinning, Zumba, BodyPump, BodyCombat, BodyFlow and more
  • Small Group Training- TRX, Barre
  • Water Exercise Classes
  • Master Swimming Program
  • Personal Training
  • Free Parking
  • Free Babysitting
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Outdoor Pavilions and Walking Trails at Offsite Dover Y Complex
  • Swim Team
  • Swim Lessons
  • Youth & Adult Sports Programs
  • Youth Enrichment Classes
  • Before & After School Care
  • Monthly Member Events
  • Financial Assistance



Monday-Friday: 5 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturday: 7 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Sunday: 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.

John Rappaport

Group Vice President and Dover YMCA Executive Director

Tom Chroniger

Facilities Director

Katrina Gott

Member Sales Associate
(302) 346-9622

Beth Johnson

Wellness Coordinator
(302) 346-9622 ext. 3006

Bridget Di Luzio

Aquatics Director

Samuel Meck

Assistant Facilities Director

Shane Scott

Shane Scott

Membership Director
(302)510-1202 ext. 3009

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