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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Fall programs are back!

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

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Member Appreciation Family Fun Nights

Join us each Friday night from 5:30 – 7:30 pm for tons of family fun! Fun nights are included in your membership. For more information, contact Member Services at 302-346-9622 or follow the Dover Y Facebook Page.

  • October 9: Movie Night (Aladdin- 2019) –Bring your blankets, chairs, and pillows to enjoy a family movie at the Y! Movie:  Pizza will be provided.
  • October 16: Decorate a pumpkin – Get into the fall spirit by decorating a pumpkin! *All necessary materials will be provided.
  • October 23: Movie Night (Halloweentown 1998) – Bring your blankets, chairs, and pillows to enjoy a family movie at the Y! Pizza will be provided.
  • October 30: Trunk or Treat – This event will be full of crafts, treats, and fun! Be sure to wear your Halloween best! This event will begin at 5:30 pm and is first-come, first-served – while supplies last.

Parent’s Night Out

The first Friday of each month, enjoy an evening out while your child(ren) spend time at the Y. Kids will enjoy fun activities while being supervised by our trained staff in a safe and healthy environment. Register today!

AGES: 5-12 years

Pricing: $30 First Child, $20 Each Additional Child In The Same Household

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. – 8 p.m.
Saturday, 7 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Sunday, Closed

KIDS ZONE HOURS (Currently Closed)

Drop off babysitting for children ages 6 weeks-12 years.

Monday – Friday:
8:15 a.m. – 1 p.m. and 4  – 8:30 p.m.

Saturday: 8:15 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Sunday: 8:15 a.m. – 1 p.m.

*Hours may vary on holidays.

Service is available and free to members and their dependent children. Members will receive 2 hours of care per day while using the facility. Children will be cared for by qualified, trained staff in a fun, caring & supportive environment.


For ages 7 to 13 years. Open to all full members for free. All children must be signed in and out by their parent/guardian.

Monday – Friday:  4 – 8:30 p.m.

Saturday & Sunday: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Holidays and Important Dates:


David Halley

Executive Director, Middletown and Dover YMCAs
(302) 616-9622

Tom Chroniger

Facilities Director

Katrina Gott

Member Sales Associate
(302) 346-9622

Beth Johnson

Wellness Coordinator
(302) 346-9622 ext. 3006

Samuel Meck

Assistant Facilities Director

Shane Scott

Shane Scott

Membership Director
(302)510-1202 ext. 3009


Anna Seiffert

Aquatic Director
(302) 510-1270

Judi Shade

Senior Youth Development Director
(302) 346-9622 ext. 3002

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Our Mission

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