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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Located in Dover, Delaware, the Dover YMCA is the gym for fitness and family. With 2 indoor pools, an outdoor pool, sauna, child care while you work out, unlimited fitness classes, state-of-the-art equipment, a full-size basketball gym, and so much more, you will never want to leave!

Summer Launch Pool Party

Monday, May 30 12 – 2 pm, Dover YMCA Outdoor Center

Join us for music, yard games & hamburgers/ hotdogs as we celebrate Memorial Day and the start of the outdoor pool season!

Summer Program Registration

Members: Monday, May 16

Community: Monday, May 23

Summer program registration opens at 9 a.m. Monday, May 16th (members) and May 23rd (non-members). For fastest registration, register online. Create your online account in advance by visiting

Pop-Up Classes

Make every workout a new adventure! Try a pop-up class at the Dover Y during the month of May.

  • Saturday, May 7, 9:30 AM: Pilates (Movement Studio)
  • Saturday, May 14, 9AM : Deep Water/Bootcamp (4 Lane Pool)
  • Thursday, May 19, 11 AM: GRIT (Fitness Studio)
  • Wednesday, May 25, 6:15 PM: BodyFlow (Movement Studio)

May Outdoor Pool Hours

Memorial Weekend: (May 28th, 29th & 30th) Saturday, Sunday & Monday: Open 11 am – 6 pm

May Fitness Center Challenge:

90 Degree Elbow Hangs (May 1 – 31)

How long can you hang from a bar holding your elbows at 90 degree angle? See a fitness center staff member to test your strength and endurance. The top male and female contenders will win Y swag.

Blood Drive

Tuesday, July 5th, 1-6 PM

You have the power to be a superhero to those in need of blood. This event will be held in the Dover YMCA Gymnasium. Sign up by visiting: and enter DOVER YMCA. Or, call 1-800-RED CROSS.

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.



Mondays – Thursdays: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. & 4:45 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.

Fridays: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Saturdays: 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

John Rappaport

Group Vice President and Dover YMCA Executive Director

Tom Chroniger

Facilities Director

Bridget DiLuzio

Aquatics Director

Katrina Gott

Sales & Engagement Director
(302) 346-9622

Beth Johnson

Wellness Coordinator
(302) 346-9622

Matt Knight

Assistant Facilities Director

Gabrielle Shipmon

Childcare Director

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Our Mission

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