Five Reasons Why Summer is Better at the YMCA

A girl attending summer camp at the West Chester Area YMCA jumps into the outdoor swimming pool during swim time.

Summer is coming and the YMCA of Greater Brandywine wants it to be your best summer ever!

With summer approaching, the YMCA wants to help you stay active, connected and healthy. There are so many ways to do so at our branches across Chester County. Check out our five favorite ways to stay healthy this summer.

  1. Summer Camp

    The YMCA has so many options for summer camp that you will find the perfect one for your budding scientist, athlete, crafter, explorer or anything in between!  With pool time included with most camps, the perfect summer is waiting for your child.
    YMCA members enjoy discounted summer camp rates. Sibling discounts are also available.

  2. Swimming Pools
    Nothing is better than jumping in a swimming pool on a hot day—and the YMCA has plenty of them. Our pools feature water slides, water features, kiddie pools, shaded spaces, play areas and more – all monitored by our Ellis-trained lifeguards.
    Learn about our Outdoor Pool Memberships.

  3. Summer Sports Classes
    We've added youth sports classes like soccer, basketball and pickleball to our growing catalog of monthly programs. Register now!

  4. Family Fun Activities
    From fire pits to pool parties, the YMCA hosts a wide variety of family-friendly events and activities – many included with your YMCA family membership.

  5. Nationwide Access
    Going on vacation? Take your membership with you! YMCA of Greater Brandywine offers universal reciprocity, so your nationwide membership covers access to participating YMCAs across the United States.

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