Saturday, April 29

For more than 30 years, Healthy Kids Day has been where fun and play become lifelong memories. YMCAs across the county will celebrate Healthy Kids Day on Saturday, April 29. The event is free and open to the public, some registration may be required depending on location. The celebration is part of the Y's national initiative to promote active minds and healthy bodies. We stand with families in their efforts to teach healthy habits and keep kids active and learning, preparing them for a brighter future. Healthy Kids Day celebrates kids’ mental and physical health, encouraging active play and inspiring a lifetime love of physical activity. Stop by the Y and enjoy activities that celebrate kids being kids! 

Try the Y!

Anyone can try the Y for free from April 24 - 29Try the Y April 24-29 and sign up to become a member with no join fee using code "HKD23". End a great week of healthy living at the Y with a day of positive youth development festivities for kids of all ages at Healthy Kids Day.
Reserve a guest pass online or at your local YMCA today!

Healthy Kids Day Events

Border View Family YMCA (Otay Mesa West - Chula Vista, San Ysidro)

10:00am – 12:00pm

Come to Healthy Kids Day at Border View Family YMCA on Saturday, April 29 for Healthy Kids Day festivities including:

  • The Zen Den - a sensory-friendly space.
  • A bounce house.
  • Activities, crafts and games.
  • Thank you to our sponsor, Blue Shield, for providing us with support and resources for this event!
  • Fun, information booths to learn about YMCA social services, resources, programs and activities.
  • And more!

Register for this event at the front desk!

3601 Arey Drive, San Diego, CA 92154
(619) 428-9622

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Cameron Family YMCA (Santee)

10:00am – 12:00pm

Join us for Healthy Kids Day fun and festivities on Saturday, April 29 at the Cameron Family YMCA. There will be activities, booths and information about family-friendly programming for all.
There will also be a very special event: 

  • The grand opening of the interactive pool at the Cameron Family YMCA!

10123 Riverwalk Drive, Santee, CA 92071
(619) 449-9622

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South Bay Family YMCA (Chula Vista and Rancho Del Ray)

10:00am – 12:00pm

Join us for Healthy Kids Day at South Bay Family YMCA on Saturday, April 29. Activities and community partners will join us at this event as we celebrate.

1201 Paseo Magda, Chula Vista, CA 91910
(619) 421-9622

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Jackie Robinson Family YMCA (Mountain View - National City)

10:00am – 12:00pm

Celebrate Healthy Kids Day on Saturday, April 29 at Jackie Robinson Family YMCA from 10:00am to 12:00pm. Visit with our community partners and enjoy the following activities with the family!

Activities including:

  • Face painting
  • Snow cones
  • Dance demonstrations
  • Boxing demonstrations
  • Physical fitness activities
  • Nutrition education
  • STEAM-related activities
  • Arts and crafts
  • Healthy snacks

Scheduled events including:

  • 10:00am: Family Zumba
  • 10:30am: Boxing Demo
  • 11:00am: Parent/child swim class

Booths & Vendors including:

  • Family Health Centers of San Diego
  • Southeast Rotary Club
  • Rotary Club
  • H.I.R.E
  • CRS
  • Beckwourth Library
  • San Diego City College
  • Camp
  • Aquatics
  • Wellness

151 YMCA Way, San Diego, CA 92102
(619) 264-0144

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Copley-Price Family YMCA (City Heights - Kensington)

10:00am – 1:00pm

Come to Healthy Kids Day at Copley Price Family YMCA from 10:00am to 1:00pm, Saturday, April 29. Enjoy the following fun activities and meet our community partners!

  • Bounce house
  • Snow cones
  • Raffle
  • And more!
  • Vendor booths from:
    • Circulate San Diego
    • San Diego COunty Dental Foundation
    • La Maestra Community Health Centers
    • YMCA CRS Behavior Support Services
    • San Diego County Bicycle Coalition
    • Office of Equitable Communities, COSD HHSA
    • San Diego County Credit Union
    • SDG&E
    • Gains By Guillermo
    • Reflection Art Studio
    • MAMCommunications Inc.

4300 El Cajon Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92105
(619) 280-9622

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T. Claude and Gladys B. Ryan Family YMCA (Point Loma Heights - Ocean Beach)

10:00am – 12:00pm

Come to the Healthy Kids Day at Ryan Family YMCA on Saturday, April 29 to join in on fun activities and meet our community partners! Activities and booths will include:

  • Learn about Character Builders, camp, preschool and Child Watch, Adventure Clubs, Day camp and more!
  • Hands-on gardening and planting activities for all ages
  • Stronghold SD Martial Arts and demonstrations
  • Fire Truck visit from Ocean Beach station #15
  • Education station from the Point Loma Library
  • Family-friendly yoga and other exercises
  • San Diego Gulls "Slap-shot" Activity
  • Financial activities by SDCCU
  • Water safety education
  • Face painting
  • Chalk art
  • Cornhole
  • Jenga
  • And more!

Sign up at the front desk!

4390 Valeta Street, San Diego, CA 92107
(619) 226-8888

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Mission Valley YMCA

10:00am – 12:00pm

Come to Healthy Kids Day at Mission Valley YMCA from 10:00am to 12:00pm, Saturday, April 29. There will be activities, booths and more information on healthy living and Y programming for families and kids of all ages.

5505 Friars Road, San Diego, CA 92110
(619) 298-3576

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Toby Wells YMCA (Kearny Mesa)

10:00am – 12:00pm

Join us for a day of family fun for all ages at Healthy Kids Day on Saturday, April 29. These free activities are open to the public, no registration required, and attendees can win a 3-month membership at the event!

  • Face painting
  • Bounce house
  • Obstacle course
  • Family Zumba
  • Prizes, raffles and freebies
  • Performances by dance team and gymnastics
  • Spin-the-wheel with prizes
  • And more!

5105 Overland Avenue, San Diego, CA 92123
(858) 496-9622

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Dan McKinney Family YMCA (La Jolla Shores - University City)

10:00am – 12:00pm

Healthy Kids Day is a fun morning of activities at Dan McKinney YMCA will be on Saturday, April 29. Families will learn more about staying healthy and find out more about our Y programs like camp, preschool, Adventure Clubs, fitness, child watch, aquatics, gymnastics and more!  Fun activities include:

  • Vendor food from Mendocino Farms
  • Rock wall
  • Face painting
  • Balloon animals
  • Gymnastics obstacle course
  • And more!

8355 Cliffridge Avenue, La Jolla, CA 92037
(858) 453-3483

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Rancho Family YMCA (Rancho Peñasquitos)

10:00am – 12:00pm

Join us for Healthy Kids Day at the Rancho Family YMCA where families will enjoy:

  • Police and fire demonstrations
  • Face painting
  • Crafts
  • Bubbles
  • Performances from our gymnastics, sports and karate participants
  • Exotic animals and puppies from the Helen Woodward Animal Center
  • And more!

Register online today!

9410 Fairgrove Lane, San Diego, CA 92129
(858) 484-8788

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McGrath Family YMCA (Rancho San Diego - Spring Valley - Jamul)

10:00am – 12:00pm

Come to McGrath Family Y on Saturday, April 29 to learn more about all the Y has to offer! Booths and activities include:

  • YMCA program booths and demonstrations
  • Information on day camps and activities
  • Arts and crafts
  • Healthy snacks
  • Face painting
  • Bounce house
  • Gymnastics obstacle course
  • Rock wall
  • And more!

12006 Campo Road, Spring Valley, CA 91978
(619) 462-9622

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Magdalena Ecke Family YMCA (Encinitas - Carlsbad)

10:00am  – 12:00pm

Come to Healthy Kids Day at Magdalena Ecke Family YMCA on Saturday, April 29. Enjoy family fun and activities including:

  • Bach to Rock Concert
  • Fun activities to inspire healthy living for kids
  • Booths on Y programming
  • Jumpy
  • Toddler obstacle course
  • Arts and crafts
  • And more!

200 Saxony Road, Encinitas, CA 92024
(760) 942-9622

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Joe and Mary Mottino Family YMCA(Oceanside)

10:00am – 12:00pm

Join Joe and Mary Mottino Family YMCA for our Healthy Kids Day event on Saturday, April 29. Our free and fun festivities are open to the public with no registration required. Families will enjoy the following fun activities:

  • Open swim and swim tests at the pool
  • Face painting
  • Adventure Clubs tasks
  • Activities at every table
  • Fresh fruit and veggies
  • Snow cones
  • Bingo cards
  • Karate and Soccer "drills".
  • And more!

4701 Mesa Drive, Oceanside, CA 92056
(760) 758-0808

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