Dancel Family Center Y

4331 Montgomery Road
Ellicott City, MD 21043
(p) 410-465-4334


Center Hours
Mon-Fri            5:30am - 10pm
Sat                  7am - 7pm
Sun                 9am - 7pm

Stay & Play Hours
Mon-Thur         8:45am - 1pm, 4pm - 8pm
Fri                   8:45am - 1pm, 4pm - 7:30pm
Sat                  9am - 1pm
Sun                 9:30am - 1pm


Center Leadership Team

Center Director: Christie Ryan
Director of Membership and Program Development: Jessica Monaghan
Director of Member Services: Matthew Smith
Swim Director: Philip Baker
Senior Program Director: Matt Bove
Director of Health & Well-being: Kathy Klein
Facility Director: Gary Saunders



Indoor Pool

  • 6 lanes
  • 25 yards
  • 3 ft. – 10 ft. depth

Indoor Warm Water Pool

  • 4 lanes
  • 3 ft. – 5 ft. depth

Fitness Center

  • Approx. 7,335 square feet
  • Free weights
  • Cardio equipment (with personal TV monitors)
  • Cybex strength equipment
  • Fitlinxx® system

Two Gymnasiums
Aerobic Studio
Cycling Studio
Rock Climbing Wall
Multipurpose Program Room
Community Meeting Space
Teen/Senior Center
Men's/Women's Locker Rooms (equipped with sauna)
Family Locker Rooms
Boys/Girls Locker Rooms

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*Y Preschool, Y Before & After School Enrichment, and Y Camp available.



Looking to meet new friends or develop new skills? Do you have school required community service hours that need to be served? Seeking a deeper connection to your commuinty? Volunteer at the Y! Contact Jessica Monaghan at 410-465-4334 or

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Annual Giving

As a charitable organization, the Y is committed to serving all families, regardless of ability to pay. That’s why we work hard to raise the funds necessary to meet the ever-increasing need, but we cannot do it without the support of caring people like you. Please consider making a donation to help children and families in need in your community. Thank you.