Welcome to Your Y!

The Y is here, day in and day out, to provide the support and resources you need to make healthy choices, achieve your best and promote positive change in your community. With fitness and wellness programs for adults, and recreation and enrichment activities for kids and teens, we're committed to helping you and your family learn, grow and thrive. It's easy to join the Y.  

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With a shared commitment to youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Y is a non-profit like no other. Be a member of something special.

 

 

Merger Anouncement

The YMCA of the Brandywine Valley and the YMCA of the Upper Main Line have united to form  a new regional association, the YMCA of Greater Brandywine. The Y will serve more than 80,000 individuals throughout Chester County and increase opportunities to expand and strengthen Y programs and services, particularly in the areas of youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.
 

 

 

Upcoming Branch Events

March 13
Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony at Lionville Community YMCA

4:00 pm

March 14-15
Lionville Community YMCA
Grand Reopening Events
FREE and open to members and the community.
Download an event schedule here.

March 16
YTRAAK "Level Up" Challenge Begins
Learn more here

April 10

Lionville Community Y Team Trivia Night - 6:30 pm
Griffith Hall- Ludwigs Corner Fire Department
Download a registration brochure.

April 25
Healthy Kids Day 
Branch events, details coming soon

April 26
Upper Main Line YMCA Tri Festival
Registration details here.

Annual Dinners

Kennett Area YMCA 

Thursday, April 9 ~ 5:30 pm at Dupont Country Club                

Register Here

Upper Main Line YMCA

Thursday, April 16 ~ 5:30 pm at
The Desmond
Register Here

West Chester Area YMCA

Wednesday, April 29 ~ 5:45 pm at
The Desmond

Brandywine YMCA

Thursday, May 7, 2015 ~ 6:00 pm at Brandywine Manor House           

Register Here

Jennersville YMCA

Wednesday, May 13 ~ 5:30 pm at
Deerfield

Lionville Community YMCA

Thursday, May 14 ~ 6:00 pm at Downingtown Country Club

Register Here

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

News & Announcements

News & Announcements
Upper Main Line YMCA & Great Valley YMCA - Weather Updates, Friday, March 6

Upper Main Line YMCA and Y at Great Valley will both open at 7:00 AM, Friday, March 6.

UMLY Full-Day CELC will open at 8:00 AM.

Preschool (Half-Day CELC) will start at 10:00 AM.

Child Watch, Group Ex, and all other Programs will start at 12:00 PM. 

 


Thursday, March 05, 2015 8:58:00 PM

Kennett Y Facility & Program Update for Friday 3/6

Our facility will open at 7:00 a.m.

We will not run any programs or classes until NOON. Starting at NOON, we will run our regular schedule for classes and programs.

Childwatch will also open at NOON.

Our SACC and Montessori programs will follow their inclement weather plan for a school closure which means that a Y Day will start at 9am.  


Thursday, March 05, 2015 8:37:00 PM

Oscar Lasko Youth Program Center - Friday March 6

Our intention is to open the facility at 7:00 AM on Friday with CELC (preschool child care) beginning at 8:00 AM.

The WCASD has announced a 2-hour delay, so Kindergarten Care will open at 8:00 AM and K Academy will start at 11 AM. Please be advised that if the WCASD closes, YASA (Y After School Academy) child care will also begin at 8:00 AM and Kindergarten Care will run all day with no Kindergarten Academy.

All other programs that occur before 12:01 PM are cancelled. Stay safe out there.


Thursday, March 05, 2015 8:30:00 PM

LIONVILLE COMMUNITY YMCA UPDATE FRIDAY MARCH 6, 2015

Facility and Program Update for FRIDAY MARCH 6th:  The Lionville Community YMCA will open at 7:00 AM.

Child Care and the School Age Child Care Y Day will start at 8:00 AM.

There will be no Child Watch, Group Exercise or programs until 12:00 noon.  We will follow the regular program schedule starting at 12:00 PM.


Thursday, March 05, 2015 8:03:00 PM

Brandywine YMCA: Facility & Program Update for Friday, 3/6

Facility will open at 7 am.  Child Care will open at 8 am.  Half-Day Preschool will be cancelled.  There will be NO Child Watch, Group Exercise, Swim Lessons, Enrichment or other programs until 12 pm.  Please check back for updates in the morning.


Thursday, March 05, 2015 7:29:00 PM

West Chester Y Weather Update for Friday 3/6

Weather/Facility Update for Friday, March 6th:  
Our facility will open at 7:00 a.m.  
Full-day Childcare and Montessori will start at 8:00 am.
We will not run any programs or classes until NOON.  Starting at NOON, we will run our regular schedule for classes and programs.  
Childwatch will also open at NOON.


Thursday, March 05, 2015 7:17:00 PM

DELAYED OPENING FOR ALL YMCA BRANCHES - MARCH 6

All YMCA of Greater Brandywine branches will open at 7:00 am on Friday, March 6. Please check your branch Facebook page for details on programs.


Thursday, March 05, 2015 7:04:00 PM

Inclement Weather Policy

Please see the YMCA of Greater Brandywine Inclement Weather Policy (under "About Us"). For specific branch information, please go to your branch Facebook page, call your branch for recorded announcements or check this News and Announcements section for information. 


Sunday, January 25, 2015 3:03:00 PM

Get the latest class schedules on your phone!

We're mobile for you!
Class schedules can be searched from the Y's mobile app. Please note that UMLY, Lionville and Great Valley schedules are not yet available on the mobile app. Please check the schedules page for group ex schedules.


Tuesday, May 15, 2012 9:05:00 AM

 

YMCA Mission

To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all. Financial assistance is available.

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YMCA Mission

To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all. Financial assistance is available.

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