Press Releases


Exercising with a Mask: 4 Tips to Help You Adjust

We get it. Wearing a mask isn’t the most enjoyable thing to be doing right now. However, it is the safest, and at the Y our members’ health and safety are our top priority. So how can you be more comfortable while exercising in a mask? Check out these 4 tips from our friends at…

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YMCA OF DELAWARE OFFERS LEARNING SUPPORT CENTERS

Registration Now Open! As many school districts announce fall online learning plans, the YMCA of Delaware will support children and families with Learning Support Centers when the school year begins. Learning Support Centers are designed to provide academic and social enrichment as well as physical fitness activities in a safe environment with small staff-to-child ratios….

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YMCA OF DELAWARE BRINGS BACK SWIM LESSONS

The YMCA of Delaware is pleased to announce that they will once again offer swim lessons throughout the state of Delaware. Registration is now open for sessions running July 13th through August 22nd. As America’s leader in aquatics instruction, the Y is the most accessible community resource to prevent drowning and encourage a lifelong enjoyment…

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THE YMCA OF DELAWARE OFFERS FREE MEMBERSHIPS TO TEENS THIS SUMMER

Wilmington, Delaware, June 30, 2020 – The YMCA of Delaware is pleased to offer the TAKE ON SUMMER program for youth throughout the state of Delaware. Starting June 30th, the program will offer young people, ages 12-17, free summer memberships to access the Y’s fitness facilities and swimming pools. “In an unsettled world full of…

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YMCA of Delaware Opens Day Camps Across the State

New protocols in place to keep everyone healthy, safe, and having fun! The YMCA of Delaware is excited to announce that they are opening summer day camps. Y full and half-day camps are filled with fun and adventure for campers of all ages, preschoolers through teens. Day Camps are offered statewide at YMCA locations in…

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YMCA OF DELAWARE HUNGER RELIEF EFFORTS TO CONTINUE

The YMCA of Delaware will continue to distribute food at multiple locations across the state and will serve as pickup sites for the Food Bank of Delaware Backpack Program. To date, the YMCA has distributed more than 125,000 meals to community members in need. For more information, visit www.ymcade.org/food-distribution/. Community members will be able to…

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YMCA OF DELAWARE TO DISTRIBUTE FOOD TO THOSE IN NEED

WHAT: The YMCA of Delaware will be distributing food at multiple locations across the state. This Thursday, April 2nd, community members will be able to pick up boxes of pre-packaged non-refrigerated/non-perishable food staples at the Central YMCA, Bear-Glasgow YMCA, Western YMCA, and the Brandywine YMCA. Friday, April 3rd, pick up will be available at the…

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YMCA REDEPLOYS FACILITIES AS EMERGENCY RESPONSE CENTERS

Childcare and Hunger Relief Among Important Services    Wilmington, DE– Though the YMCA of Delaware’s doors have temporarily closed for typical operations, the Y is still here for the community during this challenging time. In response to the current global pandemic, the YMCA of Delaware has mobilized response efforts to offer needed programs and services…

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YMCA OPENS THEIR VIRTUAL DOORS TO THE COMMUNITY FOR FREE

Wilmington, Del.,– Though the YMCA of Delaware’s doors have closed temporarily, the Y is still here for our community. Starting Tuesday, March 17th, community members were given access to Virtual Y, a new online community designed to help participants stay connected and keep their families strong and active even when they can’t visit the Y….

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Mask Policy Update

Per recent changes to state guidelines, everyone ages 5 and above is required to wear a facemask in all areas of the YMCA (except in the pool). For details and to learn more about the steps we are taking to ensure a healthy and comfortable experience for our members and staff, click here.

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