Jr. Home Run Derby at Jackie Robinson Family YMCA
Your young slugger can have a major-league experience at the Jr. Home Run Derby on at 10:00am, Saturday, June 24 at Jackie Robinson Family YMCA. This exciting competition is free for ages 14 and under (as of July 17, 2021), and hosted by Anvil of Hope and Tony Gwynn Legacy. Tony Gwynn Jr. will be the special guest!
Every registered participant receives a commemorative T-shirt, lunch and ticket to the opportunity drawing for a chance to win prizes such as baseball equipment, Padres and Disneyland tickets. The winner of the Home Run Derby in each group, 14 and under and 12 and under, will advance to the regional competition and regional winners will advance to the finals, which will be held during the World Series.
When school is out, your family can count on the YMCA to ensure your child is having fun in a nurturing environment that is friendly and safe. The Y offers single-day, weekly and specialty camps to meet the needs of parents and match the interests of our campers. Since your family's safety is our top priority, we have implemented safety protocols that follow state and local guidelines. View camp descriptions in our program finder to register for camps online.
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Our Summer Camp branch pages have locations, digital summer camp guides and more that will help you make your choice.
It's time to gear up the little athlete in your life because youth sports are back! The Y's youth sports programs help children learn the basics of a sport and instill confidence and friendship. With branches adding more clinics and leagues each month, we something for everyone! Find a program that fits your schedule at the following branches below:
Our aquatic centers are open and ready for you! We know that swimming plays an important role in supporting a healthy lifestyle – that's why we have swim lessons, family swim/splash pad and swim lessons available to our members.
Branches with swim lessons: Cameron Family YMCA, Copley-Price Family YMCA, Dan McKinney Family YMCA, Magdalena Ecke Family YMCA, McGrath Family YMCA, Mission Valley YMCA, Mottino Family YMCA, Rancho Family YMCA, Ryan Family YMCA, South Bay Family YMCA, Toby Wells YMCA.
Reservations can be made up to eight days in advance. To make a reservation, simply log into your My Y Account and select available aquatic center locations to view availability. Our system will only show you available times for the next eight days. A maximum of 45-minute reservations can be made for lap lanes, shallow zone, family swim areas and splash pads.
Gymnastics is back and better than ever! We’ve standardized our gymnastics programs across San Diego to provide our gymnasts with a clear path to advance their skills. Gymnasts develop self-confidence and positive attitudes while practicing skills, strength, flexibility and balance. Focus on skill development is through strong basics and progressions following the USA Gymnastics guidelines.
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Adventure Guides are back at Magdalena Ecke Family Y! These create a place where child and parent become an explorer and guide, embarking together on an amazing journey of discovery and growth. Each group offers activities everyone can participate in — including games, crafts, songs, stories, skits, ceremonies, as well as camping, hiking, swimming and community service.
Adventure Clubs also include special one-on-one time for each parent and child, helping build important bonds through a shared experience in a fun environment you can't find anywhere else.
The dance floor is open and ready for your little star! Our dance program includes fun, healthy and challenging classes from a wide range of dance styles. Ballet, tap, hip-hop and combo classes are currently available! Find a class that fits your schedule at one of the following branches:
We have added new family-friend classes for ages 10 and up! These classes are a fun way for families to exercise while spending time together.
When viewing the Group Exercise finder, select 10+ underage and your branch to view the options. Find classes here!