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!

Extended Branch Hours For 2023

Beginning January 7, 2023, weekend hours of operation for the Dover branch will be extended! The new schedule is as follows:

Monday – Friday: 5 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Saturday: 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Sunday: 7 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Summer Camp Enrollment

Summer camp enrollment is open now for members and non-members! 

Sign up before March 17th and be entered to win a free week of camp!

For more information or to register click here! 

Beginner Pickleball Instructional Classes

Starting Friday, February 10th from 4:30-5:30 p.m., the Dover branch will offer weekly beginner Pickleball instructional classes!

These classes will be free of charge to members. Availability is on a first come, first serve basis.

Additional Beginner Pickleball Class Added

Due to popular demand beginning Monday, March 6th we will offer a second weekly Beginner Pickleball instructional class on Mondays from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. These classes are free to members and available on a drop-in, first come, first serve basis (12 members maximum per class).

Aqua Zumbathon

Saturday, March 25

  • 11 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. (Land)
  • 1:00- 2:15 p.m. (Water)

Join us for fitness, water, music, refreshments and raffles (including 50/50). Donations will be accepted to benefit the Dover Y Annual Campaign! This event is OPEN TO THE COMMUNITY.

March Madness Fitness Challenge

March 1-31

Visit the YMCA at least 10 times in March, complete the March Madness Fitness Activities and you’ll get a free water bottle! *First come first serve, while supplies last Pick up an activity tracker at the Membership Desk.

Spring 2 Program Registration

Spring 2 program registration opens to members on Monday, 3/20 at 9 a.m. Non-member registration begins Monday, 3/27.

For fastest service, register online by clicking here.

March Fitness Center Challenge: Wall Sits

March 1 – 31

How long can you hold a wall sit? See a fitness center staff member to test your strength and endurance. The top male and female contenders will have their name displayed on the brag board!

St. Patrick’s Day Green Smoothies

Friday, March 17

9 – 11 a.m.

Join us on St. Patrick’s Day for green smoothies in the lobby! The fitness team will also prepare and post a Lucky Leprechaun workout you won’t want to miss. You’ll earn a lucky charm upon its completion! See a Fitness Center staff member for details.

Single Parent Day

Tuesday, March 21

Single Parent Day takes place each year on March 21st. This is a day of celebration where we honor and applaud the hard work and sacrifices of single parents everywhere. If you are a single parent, stop by the Membership Desk to enter to win one of eight $50 Wawa gift cards!

*All entries must be received before drawing takes place on 3/21/23

Les Mills Launch

Join us for new music and new moves coming to your favorite classes during April’s Les Mills Launch!

April 3  

  • 9:45 a.m. – BodyPump
  • 5:00 p.m. – Body Combat
  • 6:15 p.m. – Body Balance

April 6  

  • 9:30 a.m. – Body Combat


NOW AVAILABLE: Stretch Therapy

The Dover branch is now offering Stretch Therapy, a technique known to improve joint pain, mobility, flexibility, muscle tightness, chronic pain, headaches, stress levels, nervous system disorders, athletic performance and more! Contact the Member Service desk for pricing and information!

Virtual Classes

Have you checked out the Virtual Y? You can participate in your favorite Y classes anytime and anywhere, even on snow days! To learn more, click here.

Click here for a video tour of the Dover YMCA.

  • Fitness Center: State-of-the-Art Cardio Machines, Strength Circuit, Free Weights
  • 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
  • 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. – 6 p.m.
Sunday: 7 a.m. – 2 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.

For the most up to date holiday schedules, visit the Locations and Hours page!

Tom Chroniger

Facilities Director

Bridget DiLuzio

Aquatics Director

Katrina Gott

Interim Executive Director
(302) 346-9622

Beth Johnson

Wellness Coordinator
(302) 346-9622

Matt Knight

Assistant Facilities Director

Debbie Schwartz

Membership Experience & Sales Specialist

Gabrielle Shipmon

Childcare Director

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