Western Family YMCA

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Basic Information

Address: WESTERN FAMILY YMCA 2600 Kirkwood Highway Newark, DE 19711
Phone Number: 302-709-9622 ext 2234
Fax Number: 302-453-8490

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Western Family YMCA
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Additional Information

Focus: Before & After School Programs and Inservice School Day Care


Director: Frank Fortuna
Schools Served: Elementary Schools Brookside, Gallaher, Heritage, Marbrook, Forest Oak, Mote, Maclary, Odyssey Charter, Wilson, Smith, We also have 1/2 DAY Kindergarten Middle Schools, Cab Calloway, Shue/Medil, Skyline, Stanton, We will also provide care for Winter/Spring Break Schools Inservices Days
School District: Red Clay School and Christina School Districts
County: New Castle County
Schedule: 7-9 am & 3-6pm @ School Sites 11:30 to 6pm Kindergarten
Ages: School age 5 to 14yrs old
Capacity: We have both Full member and a Program mebership

School sites are in Cafe. We use the gym and outside area at schools.

The Western Family YMCA also has a Youth Development Center Building, Which our Middle School and our Kindergarten programs are held.


We are part of the YMCA of DE and Western is one the largest YMCA's in DE. We have a wide range of services for child care and other YMCA programs

Program Highlights:

The Western Family YMCA has 12 Before & After Sites and provides care for our school age children when schools are closed and Winter and spring break.

70% of our staff work all year round during the School year and in our summer camp. They are well train in child care programs. Our Program is a License Program by the State of Delaware.

Support Services:

We have an Open Door Financial aid and POC


We provide care for the school age students along with Homework time, arts and crafts, Fitness program "CATCH" Developmental centers, Peer Interaction Time, and working on our core values of Respect,Caring, Honesty, Responsibility
along with recreational activities.

Field Trip Destinations: We do take field trips only on selected in service days and winter/spring break selected days
Program Information:

Before & After School Program
Frank Fortuna Program Director
Western Family YMCA
2600 Kirkwood Highway
Newark, DE. 19711
Western Family YMCA 302-709-9622
My Direct office 302 224-5556 ext-2234
fax- 302-453=8490

Slogan: The Western YMCA "makes it happen"