YMCA Hanby Outdoor Center

35 Chestnut Street
Wilmington, DE 19810

Do you want to spend some time in the great outdoors? Come join us at our Hanby Outdoor Center and Pool. Situated on 88 acres of land, this venue is located in North Wilmington approximately 10 minutes away from our Brandywine YMCA. At Hanby you can enjoy many outdoor activities including: swimming,  hiking and nature explorations, flying kites, drawing, painting, making crafts, playing games, fitness bootcamps, and watching movies under the stars.


Hanby Outdoor Pool 

The Hanby Outdoor Pool is closed for the 2019 Summer Season!
We’ll see you Memorial Day Weekend 2020!!




  • Turn left onto Rt. 202 North.
  • Turn right onto Silverside RD.
  • Turn left onto Marsh Rd.
  • Turn right onto Chestnut St.
  • The Hanby Outdoor Center is a half mile on the left

  • Large fields and grass areas on 88 acres of land
  • Picnic Tables
  • Outdoor Pools
  • Outdoor Stage and Pavilion
  • Basketball Courts
  • Gaga Pitts
  • Archery Range
  • Tether Balls and Bathrooms

Passes for the Hanby Outdoor Pool may be purchased at the Brandywine YMCA or at the Hanby Outdoor Center.

Non-members must present a state issued or federally compliant photo ID when visiting the Brandywine YMCA and the Hanby Outdoor Pool. 

Guest with member purchased at the Brandywine YMCA:  Adult $15 & Youth $7
Guest with member purchased at the Outdoor Pool (Credit Card Only): Adult $20 & Youth $10

Non-member purchased at the Brandywine YMCA: Adult $20 & Youth $12
Non-member purchased at the Outdoor Pool (Credit Card Only): Adult $25 & Youth $15

FREE GUEST PASSES: Free guest passes will not be accepted at the Hanby Outdoor Pool. All non-members may redeem one free guest pass at the Brandywine YMCA and receive a Pool Band for one free visit to the Hanby Outdoor Pool.

PLEASE NOTE: Guests 17 and under must be accompanied by a parent, guardian, or an adult member 18 years or over to sign informed consent.

Our Mission

The YMCA is an association of people of all ages, ethnic groups and religious affiliations that strives to cultivate the human potential, self-esteem, and dignity of all people. Our organization exists to develop and practice the Christian principles of love, caring, inclusiveness, justice and peace…and to enrich the emotional, physical and social life of all individuals, families and our community.


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