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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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!

Pilates With Heroes & Their K-9

Friday, November 11 at 11 a.m.

Join us for a special event honoring American veterans who will be attending with their service dogs! This event is open to the community. It’s sure to be a howling fun time!

Thanksgiving Member Potluck Luncheon

Wednesday, November 16

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Join us for food and fellowship as we kick off the holiday season. Let us know what dish you’ll bring by completing the sign up sheet located in our lobby.

 Thanksgiving Hours

All YMCA Of Delaware branches will be closed on Thanksgiving day.

Canned Food Drive

November 7 – 22

Donate 5 items to families in need this holiday season and be entered to win a 3-month membership! We’re collecting non-perishable food items, hats, scarves, gloves and coats. Please bring your items to the Membership desk. Items will be distributed through the Central YMCA Mission Market.

November Fitness Center Challenge: Medicine Ball Throw

November 1 – 30

How far can you throw a medicine ball? Women will throw a 24 lb. ball and men will throw a 40 lb. ball. The top male and female contenders will win Y swag!

Holiday Festival

Saturday, December 10

10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Bring your family to the Dover Y to take a “selfie” with Santa and participate in fun holiday crafts. This event is FREE and open to the community!

Blood Drive

Thursday, December 15

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. Ways to sign up: Online by visiting, enter DOVER YMCA or by phone 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
  • 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. – 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.

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

Dr. Tim Rushton

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

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.