Membership

The Y is a nonprofit organization committed to helping everyone thrive at each stage of life. Our community brings together people of all abilities, ages, ethnicities, financial circumstances, genders, races, religions and sexual orientations.



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State- of- the- Art Fitness Centers
Includes strength and cardio equipment, stretching areas, free weights and weight room

Free Group and Water Exercise Classes
From Zumba and Yoga to Cycling and High Intensity Interval Training, there are over 600 group exercises classes available to you for FREE. Classes are offered for all levels and abilities and from the early morning into late in the evening. Schedules are available under the schedules tab.

Free Child Care While You Work Out
From 6 months to 13 years of age, we offer a Kid’s Zone complete with a youth fitness center, play areas, story time, arts and crafts, and more! Your kids will have fun in a safe environment while you work out.

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Pools
Enjoy 17 indoor and outdoor pools across Delaware.

Gymnasiums
Enjoy a game of basketball with your friends or family in one of our full size gymnasiums.

Saunas and Steam Rooms
Take an opportunity to relax in one of our saunas and steam rooms.

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Savings on YMCA Programs
From swim lessons and dance to summer camp and sports, YMCA members enjoy discounts on hundreds of programs. Search for program offerings by branch under the programs tab.

Access to More Than 30 YMCAs
Not only do you have access to all 7 YMCA locations in Delaware, but you can also use YMCA’s in the Philadelphia, Brandywine Valley and Delaware County areas. Click here for more details.

No Annual Fee
We believe our services, and not a contract, will keep you around.


  1. Bear-Glasgow Family YMCA – Located on Route 40 in Bear
  2. Brandywine YMCA – Located in Talleyville
  3. Central YMCA – Located in Downtown Wilmington
  4. Dover YMCA – Located on South State Street
  5. Middletown YMCA – Located on North Cass Street
  6. Sussex Family YMCA – Located in Downtown Rehoboth
  7. Western Family YMCA – Located on Kirkwood Highway in Newark


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.