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Y of Delaware gets Grant from TD Bank

YMCA of Delaware receives $150,000 Housing for Everyone Grant from TD Charitable Foundation Support from the TD Charitable Foundation will help Central YMCA refurbish its 180-unit housing facility Wilmington, DE – The YMCA of Delaware was recently awarded a $150,000 Housing for Everyone grant from the TD Charitable Foundation, the charitable giving arm of TD…

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YMCA of Delaware Launches Teen Summer Fun Pass

Delaware – The YMCA of Delaware is excited to offer teens, ages 12-17, the opportunity to get their YMCA pass to summer fun for the upcoming season. The new Teen Summer Fun Pass will provide pass holders with access to a Y of Delaware location where they can work out in the state-of-the-art fitness center,…

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Water Safety Skills Save Lives 

Area YMCAs Stress Importance of Aquatics Education for Water Safety Month Three children die every day as a result of drowning according to the Center for Disease Control (CDC). May is National Water Safety month and the YMCA of Philadelphia, YMCA of Delaware, YMCA of Bucks and Hunterdon Counties, North Penn YMCA and the YMCA…

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The Sussex Family YMCA Hosts Inaugural Putt-Putt Golf Tournament At Jungle Jims

Proceeds Benefit Scholarships For Families Rehoboth Beach, Delaware – The Sussex Family YMCA invites the community to its Inaugural Putt-Putt Golf Tournament at Jungle Jim’s on Sunday, May 21st, at 1:00 pm. This family friendly event is for all ages and aims to raise funds for the YMCA’s Annual Campaign. The YMCA’s Annual Campaign provides…

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YMCA & Autism Delaware Kick Off Acceptance & Inclusion Tour Throughout April

All YMCA of Delaware branches will be visited by Alex the Autism Delaware Bear  Wilmington, Delaware – The YMCA of Delaware, in partnership with Autism Delaware, will hold a statewide Acceptance and Inclusion Tour throughout April, featuring Alex the Autism Delaware Bear. Alex’s month-long trek to all Ys across the state will begin at the…

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YMCA of Delaware To Hold State-Wide Hiring Event On Thursday, March 23rd

Wilmington, Delaware – The YMCA of Delaware will hold a statewide hiring event at all Delaware locations on Thursday, March 23rd from 2-7 p.m. Job seekers may stop in for an on-the-spot interview, or to learn more about current open positions including Lifeguards, Summer Camp Counselors, Member Services Representatives, Child Care staff, Fitness staff and…

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YMCA To Celebrate Women’s History Month; Honor Rep. Blunt Rochester

WHAT: We invite you to join the YMCA of Delaware to celebrate Women’s History Month on Monday, March 20th at the Brandywine YMCA in Wilmington, DE.  The event will feature music that celebrates women’s voices, activities, and story sharing and will honor Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester (D-Del.). The Congresswoman will receive the YMCA Congressional Award…

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Walnut Street YMCA Reaches New Heights With Drone Soccer Program Launch

Wilmington, Delaware – The Walnut Street YMCA will launch a new Drone Soccer program with a kickoff event scheduled for Saturday, February 11th at 1 p.m. The Y is currently looking to secure an $80,000 investment to run the program. Drone Soccer is an indoor team sport where radio-controlled quadcopters are wrapped in protective shields…

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The Teen Summer Fun Pass is Here!

Have the best summer ever with the Teen Summer Fun Pass to the YMCA. Get yours today and gain access to a local YMCA of Delaware branch (including the outdoor pool!) June 12th through September 4th. Learn More