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.

BASE Enrollment

BASE (Before and After School Enrichment) enrollment is open now! Sign-up while spots are still available. For more information or to register visit:

September Fitness Challenge

September 1st – 30th

Weighted Carry (Timed): Carry a sand bag as fast as you can for a recorded distance!

Fall Programs Begin

September 5th – October 22nd

Sign up now for fall programs! Lock in your spot for Flag Football, Tumbling, Soccer, Basketball and SO MUCH MORE! Find the right fit and register for programs here!

DSAAP Visits Dover

September 25th

The Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities will visit the Dover Y on September 25th to discuss different options available for individuals and caregivers.

Yoga Retreat

  • When: October 21st from 12:30 – 5 p.m.
  • Where: Dover YMCA Outdoor Complex
  • Who: Instructors Maria and Jess
  • Price: Members – $125, Non-Members: $155

Whether you’re a seasoned yoga participant or wellness beginner, we want to see YOU there! See the membership desk for more information.

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.



(Ages 6 months and above)

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

Katrina Gott

Community Executive Director, Dover YMCA
(302) 346-9622

Tyler Block

Physical Director
(302) 346-9622 ext. 3031

Tom Chroniger

Facilities Director

Diamond Greathouse

Director of Sales and Engagement
(302) 510-1213

Beth Johnson

Wellness Coordinator
(302) 346-9622

Matt Knight

Facilities Director

Debbie Schwartz

Membership Experience & Sales Specialist

Gabrielle Shipmon

Childcare Director

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Our Mission

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