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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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Volunteers needed for the 1 5th Annual Water Safety Week

April 13th – 1 7th

  • Classes meet Monday, April 13 – Friday, April 17 for 30 minutes at a time. Flexible scheduling available.
  • Dry Side (deck support, registration, etc.) and Wet Side (in water teaching) opportunities are available.
  • Volunteers must be at least 14 years of age unless accompanied by an adult.
  • Volunteers need to go through the YMCA of DE volunteer process, which includes volunteer safety training.

Training available online or in-person:

  • Monday, February 24th at 6 p.m.
  • Wednesday, March 4th at 5 p.m.
  • Tuesday, March 10th at 10 a.m.
  • Thursday, March 19th at 10 a.m.

Click here to complete a volunteer application, or contact Tracey Condon-Kneifl, or (302) 510-1309.

Click here for more information about 2020 Water Safety Week.

  • 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- Friday:  5:00 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Saturday: 6:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Sunday:  7:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.


Drop-in Child Care: Minimum age is 6 weeks.
First come, first served.

Monday thru Friday: 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Saturdays: 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.





March 29th 3rd Annual Bowl For Kids Event
April 12 (Easter) 7-11 a.m.
April 13th – 1 7th – 15th Annual Water Safety Week
Click here for more information about 2020 Water Safety Week
May 25 (Memorial Day) 7 – 11 a.m.
July 4 (Indepence Day) 7-11 a.m.
September 7 (Labor Day) 7 – 11 a.m.



Tamisha Hopkins

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

Karyn Anen

Group Fitness Coordinator
Tracey Condon-Kneifl

Tracey Condon-Kneifl

Aquatic Coordinator

Justin Dennis

Facilities Director
(302) 510-1229

Shannon Neal

Youth Development Director
(302) 510-1265
Ashley Savage

Ashley Savage

Office Manager
(302) 510-1226

Anna Seiffert

Aquatic Director/Tsunami Head Coach
(302) 510-1270

Lori Waldee-Warden

Wellness Center/Personal Trainer Coordinator
(302) 510-1271

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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.