Sussex Y Child Care

Check out our childcare options including Before and After School Care, School is Out care and more!

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Sussex Y 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, arts and more!

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Teen Workforce Development

The Sussex Family Y Teen Workforce Development program provides job readiness and life skills for teens girls ages 15-19.  Positive opportunities are now available to adolescents within the Community.  Contact Shannon for more information

Cohorts of up to 10 teens are matched with a professional career mentor. Teens participate in workshops focusing on life skills and job readiness. Topics include resume writing, financial literacy, stress management, conflict resolution, etiquette, public speaking, presentations, career guidance, interviewing techniques, job searching and placement. Each participant will be placed within a partnering agency and/or welcomed in at least one of the following departments within the YMCA: Youth Sports, Aquatics, Childcare, Membership and Maintenance.

Youth in Government (grades 6-12)

We are now enrolling for Youth in Government for grades 6-12!  Click here for more details.

My Zone Heart Rate Training

Take your fitness to the highest levels with the MyZone heart rate tracker. sing technology to provide real-time feedback on heart rate, calories, and effort, Myzone ensures that you get accurate feedback on all your exercise, wherever and however you choose to train.

Ask us about how you can join our community of 100+ My Zone Training Members.

For more information visit the member services desk.

  • Free Fitness Consultations
  • Access to Personal Training
  • Fitness Center: State-of-the-Art Cardio Equipment, Strength Circuit and Free Weights
  • Indoor Pool
  • Basketball  Gymnasium
  • Men’s Locker Room, Women’s Locker Room, Family Changing Area
  • Over 70 Group Exercise Classes Weekly- Les Mills GRIT, Yoga, Pilates, Spinning, Zumba, HIITs and more
  • Outdoor Volleyball Court
  • Small Group Training- Bootcamp, TRX, Senior Circuit
  • Free Parking
  • Free Babysitting for Full Members
  • Swim Team
  • Youth Sports
  • Summer Day Camp

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Monday-Thursday: 5 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Friday: 5 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Saturday: 7 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Sunday: 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.






Tamisha Hopkins

Executive Director, Sussex Family YMCA
(302) 510-1225


Justin Dennis

Facilities Director
(302) 510-1229


Shannon Downing

Sr. Child Care Director
(302) 510-1265

Ashley Savage

Ashley Savage

Membership Office Manager
(302) 510-1226


Lori Waldee-Warden

Wellness Director
(302) 510-1271

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Our Mission

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