Dover YMCA’s Outdoor Center

The Dover YMCA Outdoor Center is located approximately 12 minutes away from our Dover YMCA. At this venue, you can enjoy our pools, open field, nature trail, playground, archery range, human foosball, and tetherball court.

825 Kenton Road
Dover, DE 19904


  • Memorial Day Weekend (May 25 – 27): All Outdoor Pools Open 11 am – 6 pm
  • 4th of July: All outdoor pools open 11 am – 6 pm (Western 10-lane pool closed)
  • Labor Day Weekend (August 31 – September 2): All outdoor pools open 11 am – 6 pm (Western 10-lane pool to follow main building operating hours)

May 25 – June 9 (Weekends Only)

  • Saturday & Sunday: 11 am – 6 pm

June 10 – August 25

  • Monday – Friday: 1 pm – 8 pm
  • Saturday & Sunday: 11 am – 8 pm

Directions starting from the Dover YMCA

  • Turn left onto W Division St.
  • Continue onto Forest St.
  • Continue onto DE-8/Forrest Ave.
  • Turn right onto Kenton Rd.
  • The Kent Pool Complex is on the right

  • Guest passes should be purchased at the Dover YMCA Member Service Desk during normal operating hours.
  • Guest passes must be purchased by the member. Passes will not be sold directly to a guest without a member present.
  • Guest passes purchased at the Dover YMCA are only valid for the Dover Outdoor Center.
  • Member(s) must accompany the guest when entering the Dover Outdoor Center Pool.
  • Guests 18 years or older must present a photo ID.
  • All guest fees and pre-paid guest passes are non-refundable.
  • Discounted temporary memberships and free guest passes will not have access to the outdoor pool.

Outdoor Pool Guest passes – Save 20% when you purchase a 5-pack in the branch!*

Outdoor pool guest passes are available for purchase in the branch. Please purchase in advance of your pool visit. Pool guest passes can only be purchased by YMCA of Delaware members. Guests must be accompanied by a YMCA of Delaware member. Maximum 5 guests per visit, per household membership.

Outdoor Pool Daily Guest Fees: 

  • $25 Adult (ages 18+)
  • $15 Youth (17 & Under)
  • Ages 2 and under are free.

5 pack – Outdoor Pool Guest passes:

  • Adult –$125  $100
  • Youth$75  $60

* Offer not available at the outdoor pool. 5 packs must be purchased at the membership desk of any YMCA of Delaware location during normal operating hours.

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Showers and Changing Areas
  • Vending Machines
  • Open Field
  • Two Large Pavilions
  • Playground
  • Picnic Tables
  • GaGa Pit
  • Human Foosball
  • Archery Range
  • Tetherball Courts

Our Mission

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