Mission Impact

The YMCA is a leading non-profit organization committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.

Together, we are Y strong.

How does your support make a difference?

  • In 2020, the Y of Delaware awarded nearly $3.5 million dollars in financial assistance to its members and program participants.
  • Emergency childcare was provided to nearly 700 children of first responders and essential workers.
  • 280,000 FREE meals were provided to individuals and families.
  • We launched the Virtual Y, providing virtual family activities and hundreds of on-demand and live workouts to the community for free.
  • More than 1,500 children had the opportunity to be screen-free, thrive, and connect with friends at Summer Camp. 650 campers were able to attend thanks to financial assistance.
  • We launched the YMCA Equity Team and committed to creating an anti-racist culture at the Y.
  • More than 450 students had a safe, supportive space to learn in YMCA Learning Support Centers.
  • 6,500 youth were empowered in youth development and leadership programs.
  • More than 600 people participated in Y programs designed to prevent diabetes, manage weight loss, and support cancer survivors.

To learn more about how you can support the Y’s cause, contact Matt Clements at mclements@ymcade.org or call (302) 571-6962.

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Our Mission


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

Les Mills Launch Parties

Join us for new music and new moves coming to your favorite classes during LesMills Launch week! LEARN MORE!

Fall Festivals at the YMCA

Join us for our Annual Fall Festivals the last weekend in October. Events are FREE, open to non-YMCA members, and include a variety of family-friendly activities such as trunk or treats, costume contests, crafts, food, haunted houses, and more. For details by location visit www.ymcade.org/fallfest.

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