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DOYLESTOWN BRANCH

The branch located in Doylestown, just outside Doylestown Borough, features an aquatics center with six-lane, 25-meter competition pool and waterpark pool with water slide and hot tub. The Y has a full-size gymnasium, fitness center with weight rooms, four group fitness studios, including a spin studio with 32 Stages spin bikes available for various programming, sauna, skatepark,  babysitting services,  off site child care center. 

Free to member programs include  a robust schedule of group fitness classes including yoga, pilates and more.

doylestown branch hours

Hours beginning August 17, 2020
Monday - Friday 5:00 AM-1:00 PM
4:45 PM-8:00 PM
Saturday & Sunday 7:00 AM-3:00 PM

quakertown address

2500 Lower State Road
Doylestown, PA 18901
215.348.8131

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Financial assistance is available for membership, programs and camp through an application process. Visit the FA webpage HERE for information and forms. 

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DOYLESTOWN SCHEDULES

Reservation link <HERE>

Google Schedules:

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<Gymnasium>
<Lap Pool>
<Waterpark Pool>

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Policies have changed during this COVID-19 reopening. Please visit our safety protocols page  <HERE>.

Reservations are required for:

  • indoor and outdoor group exercise classes
  • gymnasium use
  • lap/recreational swim

Click below to register today:

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Visit our <Doylestown program guide>, a quick and easy way to see all the programs offered for the session.

Programs are also available for online registration below during the online registration time frame.

Register for programs anytime by calling the branch!

REGISTRATION INFORMATION


Fall 2020 & ongoing
Registration windowAug 26-Sept 14 (online, phone or in-person)
After Sept 15 (phone or in-person)
Programs beginSept 8

How to register for program:

  1. Scroll to view programs available at your branch
  2. Click and select REGISTER
  3. Sign-in to your account
Visit online login instructions with questions or contact the branch directly.

HEALTH & WELLNESS

Group Exercise Statement:

Indoor and outdoor group exercise currently requires an advanced registration due to space and class size liitations. Visit our schedules page, found <HERE> to schedule your classes today.

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Adult/Teen Fitness
Aquatics Group Exercise Classes
Free to members
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Yoga Classes (12 yrs+)
Curious about yoga, but not sure where to start? This beginners series introduces commonly taught yoga poses and the meditation and breathing techniques you can expect in yoga classes. Taught through demonstration, discussion and the opportunity to practice each week in a supportive environment!
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Health & Wellness
Personal Health Coaching
One-on-one sessions with a health coach with session focusing on food, exercise and overall health.
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Nutrition
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Fitness for Active Older Adults
Welcome to Fitness!
Our Active Older Adult members are welcome at any and all of our classes. We also offer  low-impact land and group exercise classes as well as arthritis therapy classes which are free to members and available at regularly scheduled times, found here.
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Spin & Beginner Spin

Learn bike setup, proper form and basic spinning techniques. Class moves at a slower pace. All levels are welcome.

Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Strength & Conditioning

Beginner - Advanced
Increase stamina, strength and flexibility with the use of free weights, bands, balls and other fitness equipment.

Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Zumba, Chair Zumba

Zumba and chair zumba offers the fun of Zumba with modified moves and pace. Music includes Latin salsa, merengue, cumbia and reggaeon. Chair may be used during this class.

Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Tai Chi & Pilates

Tai Chi is a Chinese movement art and a class where muscles are strengthened, blood circulation regulated, spirit stimulated and body refreshed. Program promotes balance, digestion and increase internal energy. Pilates is a progressive series of floor exercises and standing postures to enhance and develop flexibility strength and balance. Chair must be used and movements demonstrated at a slower pace and with more modifications.

Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Sit & Be Fit

Beginner - Intermediate, Formerly Forever Fit

For older adults or those new to exercising, class aims to improve muscle strength, cardio fitness, bone density and balance. Sit and Be Fit Plus includes more standing routines.

Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Member Journey & New Member Challenge
New Member Challenge

When you join, register for this free, motivational program. Visit the Y twenty (20) times in your first 60 days of membership and you'll receive $25 in Y Bucks! We do all the tracking - you just need to scan in each time you are here!

Y Bucks can be used towards membership, programs, MyZone and more.
New Member challenge shirts also awarded, as supplies allow.

Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Member Journey
A Y membership can support you in your journey of beginning or maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Only at the Y, do Health Seekers of all ages, incomes and background have the opportunity to learn, grow, and thrive. Every three months, members can participate in Journey aimed at helping to provide orientation and consultation in all areas of the Y.
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Small Group Training
Running & Walking
Personal/Partner Training
Personal Training
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Partner Training
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  

SWIM

Swim programs currently offered at our Doylestown branch are listed and decribed below.  View our swim level guide for information on swim class levels.  View the aquatics pages of program guide for a list of classes, dates and times available.

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Swim Lessons - Adult/Teen
Adult & Teen Swim Lessons
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Aquatics Group Exercise Classes
Programs are free to members. This price is for nonmembers wishing to participate in a 8-week class. Price is per session not per class.
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Lap & Recreational Swim
Lap Swim
Lap Swim is available, free to members, on a scheduled basis. Please visit our schedules page for up-to-date, daily information on pool schedules.
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Recreational Swim
Recreational time is available, free to members, on a scheduled basis. Our pool rules and age policies can be found online here. Please visit our schedules page for up-to-date, information on pool schedules. 
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Swim Lessons - Parent/Child
Stage 1 Water Acclimation- Parent/Child Swim Classes (3 to 5 yrs)
1:8 ratio;Kids learn safe water habits, underwater exploration, how to swim to safety and exit the water. Lessons are a mix of activities, games and drills. Preschoolers develop comfort with underwater exploration and learn to safely exit in the event of falling into a body of water. This class is for kids who aren’t yet comfortable working with an instructor without a parent in the water.

Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
A/B / Water Discovery & Water Exploration (6-36 mths)
Stage A & B: Water Discovery introduces infants and toddlers to the aquatic environment and encourages them to enjoy themselves while learning about the water with a parent/caretaker whom they trust. In Water Exploration, parents work with their toddlers to learn fundamental safety and pre-swimming skills like floating, blowing bubbles paddle stroke and kicking. Skills are taught in the context of repetitive songs, fun activities and drills which reinforce physical learning and encourage positive interaction between parent and child. 1:4 ratio
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Swim Lessons - School Age
STAGE 1/2 Water Acclimation and Movement (6 to 12 yrs)
Students become comfortable with underwater exploration and learn to how to safely get out of the water if they fall in. Move to Stage 2 when you are willing to go under water voluntarily, you can front and back float, and glide with assistance. In Water Movement, students focus on body position and control, directional change, and forward movement in the water, while continuing to practice how to safely get out of the water if they fall in. Move to Stage 3 when you can do a front and back float on your own, front and back glide for 5? (preschool) or 10? (school age). Students become comfortable with underwater exploration and learn to how to safely get out of the water if they fall in. Move to Stage 2 when you are willing to go under water voluntarily, you can front and back float, and glide with assistance. 1:3 ratio.
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
STAGE 3 Swim Basics - Water Stamina - School-age (6 to 12 yrs)
1:6 ratio; Students learn to swim longer distances. They learn how to do rhythmic breathing and integrate movements of their arms and legs. Move to Stage 4 when you can swim 10 yards (preschool) or 15 yards (school age) on your front and back and swim-float-swim 15 yards (preschool) or 25 yards (school age)
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Stage 4 Stroke Introduction, school-age (6 to 12 yrs)
1:7 ratio;
Students develop stroke technique in front crawl and back crawl and learn the breaststroke kick and butterfly kick. Water safety is reinforced through treading water and elementary backstroke. Move to Stage 5 when you can swim 15 yards doing the elementary backstroke, front and back crawl with rotary breathing, swim-float-swim 25 yards and 15 yards of breaststroke and butterfly kicks.

Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Stage 5 Stroke Development, school-age (6 to 12 yrs)
1:8 ratio; Builds on endurance and introduces breaststroke and butterfly and reinforces water safety; meant for swimmers who are able to swim 15 yards front crawl with side breathing, 15 yards backstroke, 15 yards elementary backstroke, and 15 yards breaststroke and butterfly kick.
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
6/7 / Stroke Mechanics & Advanced Stroke Mechanics (6-12 yrs)
Students learn butterfly while continuing to develop endurance while refining breaststroke, back and front crawl and diving. Flip turns and diving from the block are introduced and learn about competitive swimming. Students who have completed Stage 6 can move on to Stage 7 for more advanced stroke drills and endurance. Butterfly open turn is introduced in this stage. Students in this stage are working towards swim team and competitive swimming. 1:6 ratio
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Swim Team (age 6-21)
Intramural - Academy | Dolphins Club (6 to 12 yrs)
Please contact Tim Ryan, head coach, 215.348.8132, x1149 if you have questions.
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Competitive - SENIOR (14 to 18 yrs)
Online registration not available. Contact Tim Ryan to inquire about registration, 215.348.8132, x1149
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Competitive - Age Group 1 (6 to 9 yrs)
Online registration is not available.
Contact Tim Ryan to inquire about registration, 215.348.8132, x1149
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Competitive - Age Group 2 (10 to 14 yrs)
Online registration not available. Contact Tim Ryan to inquire about registration, 215.348.8132, x1149
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Swim Lessons -Private/Semi-Private
Private Swim Lessons (3 yrs to adult)
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Semi-Private Swim Lessons (3 yrs to adult)
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Swim Lessons - Preschool
Stage 1 & 2 Water Acclimation & Movement (3 to 5 yrs)
Students become comfortable with underwater exploration and learn to how to safely get out of the water if they fall in. Move to Stage 2 when you are willing to go under water voluntarily, you can front and back float, and glide with assistance and in stage 2 Students focus on body position and control, directional change, and forward movement in the water, while continuing to practice how to safely get out of the water if they fall in. Move to Stage 3 when you can do a front and back float on your own, front and back glide for 5' (preschool) or 10' (school age). Students become comfortable with underwater exploration and learn to how to safely get out of the water if they fall in. Move to Stage 2 when you are willing to go under water voluntarily, you can front and back float, and glide with assistance. 1:3 ratio
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Stage 3 Water Stamina, preschool (3 to 5 yrs)
1:5 ratio; Students learn to swim longer distances. They learn how to do rhythmic breathing and integrate movements of their arms and legs. Move to Stage 4 when you can swim 10 yards (preschool) or 15 yards (school age) on your front and back and swim-float-swim 15 yards (preschool) or 25 yards (school age)
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Stage 4 Stroke Introduction, preschool (3 to 5 yrs)
1:6 ratio; Students develop stroke technique in front crawl and back crawl and learn the breaststroke kick and butterfly kick. Water safety is reinforced through treading water and elementary backstroke. Move to Stage 5 when you can swim 15 yards doing the elementary backstroke, front and back crawl with rotary breathing, swim-float-swim 25 yards and 15 yards of breaststroke and butterfly kicks.
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Swim Evaluations (all ages)
Complimentary swim evaluations
Complimentary swim evaluations to help place your child in the correct class are available free of charge. Connect with our aquatics department  at 215.348.8132.
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  

SPORTS & ATHLETICS

Sports programs currently offered at our Doylestown branch are listed and described below.   View the sports pages of our program  guide for a list of all days/times offered.

Sports, Leagues and Physical Education

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Open Gymnasium
Open Gymnasium
Our gymnasium is available for member use on a scheduled basis. Please visit our schedules page for information on open court times.
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Pickup Basketball
Contact Andrew Yannarella for information at ayannarella@ymcabucks.org

Last minute cancellations may occur due to special events or summer camp inclement weather and participants are asked to signup for text alerts so that they can be notified when schedule changes occur.
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Youth Sports & Fitness
Basketball
Skill development program focusing on the fundamental skills of basketball.
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Kinder Sports
Develop skills in multiple sports through drills, fun activities and scrimmaging.
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Sports Frenzy
Play a variety of sports and games while promoting skill development, self-confidence, movement, teamwork, sportsmanship and FUN!
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Preschool Sports
Develop skills in multiple sports through drills, fun activities and scrimmaging.
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Sports Training
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Parent/Child Classes
Teen/PreTeen Programming
Flag Football League
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
FREE Member Classes
Dodgeball
There's nothing more thrilling than a game of dodgeball! Play with friends and make new ones while having a blast!
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Kids Yoga
Focus on learning breathing techniques to help calm and center. Poses and games to help with balance, strength and flexibility.
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Kids Bootcamp
Bring the energy and improve strength and stamina in the fun, energetic youth fitness class.
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Y PLAY
Keep the kids active. Emphasizes activity through sports and active games.
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Youth Sports Leagues
Cheetahs Cross Country
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Flag Football League
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Soccer League
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
T-Ball League
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Adult Sports & Leagues
Adult Volleyball (18+)
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  

Gymnastics

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Parent/Child Classes
Gymnastics & Tumbling
Y Gymnastics
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  

Martial Arts

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Martial Arts
Aikido (9 yrs+)
Japanese martial art of unarmed self defense uses attacker's force against them; encourages discipline and a nonviolent attitude. Develops rhythmic movement and physical fitness; improves reaction, perception and coordination; promotes strength and suppleness through twisting, bending and stretching movements.
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Dragon Warriorz
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Youth & Adult Karate (8+)
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  

Adventure Guides

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Adventure Guides Registration & Activities
Adventure Guides Registration
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Adventure Guides - EVENTS
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  

CREATIVE & PERFORMING ARTS

Art and performance programs currently offered at our Doylestown branch are listed and described below.   View our program overview guide for a list of all days/times offered.

Dance

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Parent/Child Classes
Dance Classes
FREE Member Classes
Dodgeball
There's nothing more thrilling than a game of dodgeball! Play with friends and make new ones while having a blast!
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Kids Yoga
Focus on learning breathing techniques to help calm and center. Poses and games to help with balance, strength and flexibility.
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Kids Bootcamp
Bring the energy and improve strength and stamina in the fun, energetic youth fitness class.
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Y PLAY
Keep the kids active. Emphasizes activity through sports and active games.
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  

Art

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Arts & Humanities
Elementary Art
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Preschool Art
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  

CAMP & DAY OFF SCHOOL CAMP

Summer camp is offered at our Doylestown campus as well as several location throughout Bucks County. Camp information can be found online here.

Day off School camp provides a great day off from school for kids in grades K-6. Upcoming events are listed below.

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Day-Off School Camp - Doylestown
Day-Off School Camp - Doylestown
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  

SPECIAL NEEDS

YMCA of Bucks County offers adapted activities for youth of all ages that include land fitness classes, one-on-one fitness instruction, karate, ACHIEVE peer socialization, summer camp, teen nights and afterschool programs. 

Programs available at our Doylestown branch are listed below. For a PDF listing of days/times and pricing, review our Ability program in our current program guide.

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ABILITY Programs - Doylestown
Adapted Private Lessons
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  

STAY & PLAY

Stay & Play - Doylestown location
Thursday5:00-7:30PM
Saturday8:30AM-12:00PM
Sunday9:00AM-11:00AM
Welcome to Stay & Play

While you workout or utilize the facility, your children age 3 months through 6th grade can play and have fun in Stay & Play.

  • Available on a walk-in basis for up to two hours per day
  • FREE to members (children of adult members and youth members)
  • Primary guardian must maintain a KidCheck account (see link for details)
  • separate K-6 room available for elementary school-aged children to hang out, do homework, play xbox Kinect video games & board games while being supervised by staff  Doylestown location only
  • children and parents are encouraged to follow Stay & Play handbook and to grow in the four core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility.

SKATEPARK & TEENS

Skatepark    
September 8-November 30
Monday-Friday5PM-8PM
Saturday 11AM-3PM
Sunday11AM-3PM

Skatepark Programming & competitions

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Skatepark
Private Skate Lessons
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Skatepark classes
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  
Teen/PreTeen Programming
Flag Football League
Dates Day(s) Time Member Non-member  

Birthday Parties & Rentals

Find full information on party and rental programs on our Doylestown party/rental page

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Birthday Party Information
Birthday Parties
Doylestown:
To reserve a birthday party or inquire about available dates/times, please contact our Welcome Center at 215.348.8131.
Pavilion Rental
Interested in renting our outdoor pavilion?  Contact the Welcome Center for rental information and reservation details at 215.348.8131
Teen Center Rental
Interested in renting our Teen Center for an upcoming party of event?
Contact the Welcome Center for rental information and reservation details at 215.348.8131

branch leadership

Contact:

Central Region 

Danielle Cioffi
VP of Operations

215.348.8132, x1157

Association-wide Holidays

2020/2021 Holidays
Easter SundayClosed
Memorial DayClosed
Independence DayClosed
Labor DayClosed
Thanksgiving Day 2020Closed
Day after Thanksgiving 2020 (Nov 27)Open with no youth & fee-based programs *
Christmas Eve 2020Open, closing at 1:00PM
Christmas Day 2020Closed
Dec 24-Jan 1Open with no youth & fee-based programs *
New Year's Eve 2020Open, closing at 1:00PM
New Year's Day 2021Open 8AM-1PM

* = exception personal training, small group training, private lessons

EVENTS

(Branch & Association-Wide)