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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Programs are back!

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

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Blood Drive 

Tuesday, April 13, 1 – 6 p.m.

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 or call 1-800-RED CROSS.

Virtual Y Tour

Learn About The NEW Virtual Y Platform – Stop by the Dover Y during one of the times listed below for a personalized demo of the NEW VIRTUAL Y where you can participate in your favorite Y classes anytime and anywhere!

  • Monday, April 12, 8:30 a.m. – 10 a.m. 
  • Monday, April 19, 4:30-6 p.m.


Outdoor Classes

Breathe in the fresh spring air by attending outdoor classes!

  • Friday, 4/23 9:45 a.m. Bodypump With Beth
  • Monday, 4/26 6 p.m. Zumba With Kyle S.
  • Wednesday, 4/28 9:45 a.m. Bootcamp With Beth & Kyle A.

Healthy Kids Day

Saturday, April 24, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Healthy Kids Day is the Y’s nationwide initiative to promote health and activity for kids. This event is FREE and OPEN TO THE COMMUNITY!

  • Food Trucks: Out Of The Ordinary Catering & Mini Melts Of DE
  • Open Family Swim With Rock Wall 11 a.m. – 3:45 p.m.
  • Egg Hunt 11 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
  • Family Zumba Demo 11:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • 20 Yard Dash
  • 50/50 Raffle
  • Craft Table
  • T-shirts and Giveaways *While Supplies Last

Kids Zone & Youth Fitness

Pre-registration is no longer required for Kids Zone and Youth Fitness. Both programs will now operate on a first-come, first-served basis with registration upon arrival.

Donate Your Recyclable Items For Camp

We need recyclable items to use for summer camp crafts! Please bring your clean spaghetti/mason jars & lids, milk jugs, butter/ sour cream containers, plastic bottle caps, metal cans (tuna, soup) to our collection container located in the main lobby.

April Fitness Center Challenge: Wall Sits

April 1 – 31

Test your strength! How long can you hold a wall sit? The top 5 male and female contenders at the end of the month will win bragging rights and Y swag! See a fitness center staff member to participate.


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 and Youth Fitness options are now available by registration only. Click here to learn more.

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

Bridget Di Luzio

Aquatics Director

Samuel Meck

Assistant Facilities Director

Shane Scott

Shane Scott

Membership Director
(302)510-1202 ext. 3009

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.