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YMCA To Help Register Wilmington Voters

Community Voter Registration Event Open To All Eligible Voters In Downtown Wilmington Wilmington, Delaware – The YMCA of Delaware will hold a Community Voter Registration Event at the Central YMCA in downtown Wilmington on Wednesday, April 17th from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. The event is open to residents of the Central Y, members of…

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YMCA Of Delaware To Hold Hiring Event

All branches hiring multiple positions with a $15 per hour minimum starting rate Wilmington, Delaware – The YMCA of Delaware will hold a statewide hiring event at all Delaware locations on Thursday, April 11, 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…

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Healthy Hoops® Program Comes To YMCA

Signature Health Program Uses Basketball to Address Asthma and Childhood Obesity  What:  The YMCA of Delaware and AmeriHealth Caritas Delaware, will host a special health education program at the Walnut Street YMCA to inform and educate elementary and middle school students about asthma and strategies to manage respiratory illness. The students – mostly from Wilmington’s…

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YMCA Of Delaware Set For Third Annual Acceptance & Inclusion Tour

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 once again 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 started at…

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YMCA Of Delaware Celebrates Women’s History Month

Brandywine YMCA To Host Women’s Business Expo On March 20th Wilmington, Delaware – The YMCA of Delaware joins with organizations all over the country in celebrating Women’s History Month this March. This observance provides an opportunity for the YMCA to recognize and honor the contributions, achievements, and resilience of women in our community. All month…

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YMCA Of Delaware Gears Up for the Best Summer Ever

Programming keeps kids moving, exploring, and learning all summer long. Wilmington, Delaware – At the end of the summer, families want to hear their child had “the best summer ever.” To help make that happen, the YMCA of Delaware is offering summer day and overnight camp options, keeping kids and teens throughout the state adventurous,…

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YMCA Of DE Announces 2024 Global Teens Trip To Kenya

Application deadline for participation is March 17th. Wilmington, DE – The YMCA of Delaware is excited to announce the 2024 Global Teens Trip to Kenya, a transformative two-week study abroad opportunity for young people in Delaware. In partnership with New Castle County, this program aims to develop international understanding, leadership skills, and cultural competency among…

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Y Tips & Programs During Heart Month

Wilmington, Delaware – February is American Heart Month, and with recently published research indicating blood pressure control has worsened in both men an woman since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the YMCA of Delaware urges our community members to make their health a priority by getting a blood pressure screening. Blood pressure guidelines from…

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Western Family YMCA Hires New Community Executive

Wilmington, Delaware – After an extensive search, the YMCA of Delaware is excited to announce Francisco Zambrano as the new Community Executive Director of the Western Family YMCA. Francisco comes to the Delaware YMCAs with more than 20 years of experience. The first 12 years of Zambrano’s career saw him rise through the ranks of…

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Healthy Kids Day - Saturday, April 20th

Healthy Kids Day events are free, full of family fun, and open to non-members! Join us for games and activities to keep kids moving and learning. Learn More!