Child Care

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

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

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Friday, April 24, 2020
Join us for an evening of fun entertainment! The main event includes 7 community lip sync performances. Battle participants will be judged in 3 categories; Top Fundraiser, Judges Choice, and Audience Choice.

  • 6 p.m. –  Cocktail hour (cash bar) and heavy hors d’oeuvres.
  • 8 p.m. – Main Event

TICKETS: Tickets are limited so click here to get yours today!

Dover YMCA Zumbathon

Saturday, March 7, 2020

Join us for two hours of Zumba fun for the whole family! This event is open to YMCA Members & Community. Door Prizes, 50/50 Raffle, and Refreshments will be available.

10:30 am: Check-In
11 am – 12 Noon: Zumba
12:15 pm – 1:15 pm: Aqua Zumba

We ask all participants to make a personal donation on the day of the event. All proceeds benefit the Dover YMCA Annual Campaign. Childcare will be available until 1:30 pm.

Register today at the Member Service Desk!

NEW Weight Loss Program

Learn how to eat healthier, move more and lose weight. No gimmicks, no restrictive approaches- just the tools you need to achieve your wellness goals while keeping you motivated! * 12-week program COST: $249

Need a Friday Fun night? Bring your kids to the Y!

Drop off your kids at the Dover YMCA on scheduled Friday nights for dinner and other fun activities. Visit the Member Services Desk for dates and details.
Ages: 3+
Full members: $12 each child
Community: $17 each child

Teen/Tween Night

Looking for things your tweens and teens can do on Saturday night? Bring them for A Night at the Y! We believe that all youth and teens deserve a safe place to go. Our dedicated staff will be ready to engage your children in a variety of activities including swimming, tournaments in the gym, GaGa, fitness classes, movies and more! Visit the Member Services Desk for dates and details. 
Registration: Click here to register
Ages: 12-17
Fees: Free

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. – 10 p.m.
Saturday: 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday: 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.


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 PRIVILEGE 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.

Sue Herr

Executive Director, Dover YMCA
(302) 346-9622

Tom Chroniger

Facilities Director

Paul Clemons

Sports Director
(302) 346-5605

Courtney Ford

Aquatics Director
(302) 346-9622 ext. 3003

Katrina Gott

Member Sales Associate
(302) 346-9622

Beth Johnson

Wellness Coordinator
(302) 346-9622 ext. 3006

Samuel Meck

Assistant Facilities Director

Sheri Minear

Wellness Director
(302) 346-9622 ext. 3008

Kayla Parker

Business Manager
Shane Scott

Shane Scott

Membership Director
(302)510-1202 ext. 3009

Judi Shade

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

Brenden Smith

Competitive Aquatics Director
(302) 346-9622 ext. 3010

Ashley Sommerman

Child Development Director

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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.