Before and After School

For families with older kids, we offer Before and After School enrichment programs from kindergarten through middle school. Before and After School enrichment is an activity-based program designed to enhance the social, physical, emotional and intellectual growth of all children within a safe, fun and supportive environment. Our locations include YMCA’s and local area schools. Bear-Glasgow YMCA Child Care, Brandywine YMCA Child Care, Walnut Street YMCA Child Care, Dover YMCA Child Care, Sussex YMCA Child Care, Western YMCA Child Care, Middletown Family YMCA

Child Care

CPR and First Aid

Would you know what to do in a cardiac, breathing or first aid emergency? We offer CPR and First Aid that will give you hands on training to help save a life. Courses are available for adults and youth ages 12 and up.

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Do you want to learn how to dance? Our youth and adult programs allow you to choose from multiple genres of dance including Tap, Ballet, Jazz and Hip Hop. Parent/child classes are also available for young dancers who are not yet ready to participate alone.

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Enrichment and Specialty Programs

We offer a variety of enrichment and specialty programs for both youth and adults. Choose from a wide range of activities including Arts, Crafts, Cooking, Science, Social Studies, Music, Knitting/Crocheting, Painting and even Book Clubs.

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The Y hosts numerous events throughout the year- some for members only and others are open to the entire community! You can enjoy holiday inspired events, family movie nights, parents night out events, spinathons, 5k Run/Walks, vendor fairs and so much more!

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Family Swim

Looking for quality time with the family? Take a dip and play in one of our many pools! We offer regular opportunities for recreational swim at all of our Y locations.



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.


Program registration is now OPEN. Classes start January 2nd! CLICK HERE to register and search offerings by location.