New For You At Jackie Robinson Family YMCA
Facility News & Updates • Health & Wellness • Family & Kids • Y's Active Adults (55+) • Special Events & Activities
• Community Support Services
SUMMER DAY CAMP SIGN-UPS
It's time to lock in a summer of fun at the Y! Make sure your My Y account is set up and register for our most popular camps today.
THANK YOU! WE DID IT.
Thank YOU For Helping Us Ensure Access for All
Thanks to your generous donation to our annual fundraising campaign, Jackie Robinson YMCA will be able to provide programming and scholarships to kids and families regardless of their ability to pay. Your generous donation helps us fulfill our mission to serve all people and make a difference in the lives of more than 8,950 local community members. This need could not have been met without you! Together, we are opening doors and changing lives. Thank you!
TOGETHER WE HIT OUR GOAL: $321,870
Facility News and Updates
Check here news about special happenings and updates that may affect your visit to the Y! Scroll down to see more specific information for different programming areas.
Please note that all San Diego YMCA branches will be closed on Sunday, April 9, 2023.
NEW MY Y COMMUNITY PORTAL
Set up your new My Y account! In November 2022, we launched a new platform for program registrations and YMCA accounts. Learn more and find out how to get connected here.
NEW YMCA APP
The new YMCA app makes it easy to stay connected to the Y. Use it to scan in at the Y, check schedules for group fitness classes, pools and facilities, add activities to your calendar and more. Learn more.
Find out more about our aquatics facility at Jackie Robinson Family YMCA and other pools around the county by visiting our aquatics facilities section page.
CHILD WATCH MEMBERSHIP OPTION
Family members can opt to add a Child Watch option to their accounts, which includes unlimited use of the service for $10 monthly. Use your Child Watch benefit at any YMCA that offers the service. While you exercise or relax at the Y, children can play under the supervision of trained YMCA staff. Child Watch is open to children ages 6 weeks to 9 years old!
MARCH SWIM LESSONS
Sign up for group or private swim lessons in March! Register for swim lessons here.
BECOME A LIFEGUARD AT THE Y
Lifeguard Academy is now FREE for all applicants who pass tryouts! Get certified to save lives and start getting paid within two weeks! Learn more.
Health and Wellness
PERSONAL TRAINING SPECIAL
Thinking about personal training? Our certified personal trainers have got you covered! From April 1-30 you can get 5 sessions for $249 or 10 for $479! Check out our personal training program here. Please note that personal training is available to members only. One must log in, choose their branch and then navigate to the Punch Pass section for personal training packages.
GROUP FITNESS CLASSES
Be sure to check our group fitness class schedule for new classes and updates. Remember, members have unlimited access to classes!
NEW GROUP FITNESS CLASSES IN APRIL:
- Gentle Yoga - Monday and Wednesday, 10:00am with Sandy
- Vinyasa Yoga - Saturday, 10:00am with Sandy
- Chair Yoga - Friday, 9:15am with Rene
- Aqua Fit - Tuesdays/Thursdays, 6:00pm
Let's grow stronger together! We are now offering small group (3-6 people) training in anything from Boxing, sport-specific performance training, functional training or boutique experiences. We are offering a free month of small group training to encourage healthy living. Are you ready to grow stronger? Let us know! Contact our Health and Wellness Director Alejandro at [email protected] for more information and to sign up.
YOU ASKED! WE PROVIDED.
NEW TEAM TRAINING OPTIONS IN APRIL:
- Ages 13-17 | Monday, 6:00pm | Wednesday, 6:00pm
- Ages 7-12 | Tuesday, 5:00pm | Friday, 5:00pm
- Ages 18+ | Tuesday, 6:15pm | Friday, 6:15pm
- Mixed Martial Arts (MMA)
- Ages 13-17 | Thursday, 5:00pm
- Ages 18+ | Thursday, 6:15pm
- Small group training:
- Ages 18+ | Monday & Wednesday, 9:30am or 6:00pm
- Ages 18+ | Tuesday & Thursday, 6:00pm
- NOTE: ONE CLASS IS FREE IN APRIL!
LET US KNOW!
We are looking to add even more group fitness classes and team training options! Let us know what classes you want to attend at Jackie Robinson Family YMCA by writing to [email protected].
OPEN PLAY IN THE GYMNASIUM
The gymnasium is available for open play again! Bring your own ball. Available to members ages 10+ (children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult).
HEALTH AND WELLNESS ORIENTATION
Meet with a wellness coach to get acquainted with equipment and classes, ask questions and chart a path to reach your goals. Schedule your 30-minute orientation at the Welcome Center! Learn more.
Y’s Active Adults (55+)
Join us for this chair-based fitness using seated and standing exercises! This class runs from 9:15 - 10:00am on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Pickleball is back in full swing in the gymnasium. View our pickleball section for more information.
We are looking to start a Bridge Club on Wednesdays at 12:00pm. If anyone is interested, please email Jasmine Monterroso at [email protected].
Y Active Adult Activities Around the County
View our Y Active Adults page to view programming and activities around the county.
Activities for Kids and Families
Come out and play at the Y! Registration is open for:
- Spring season starts April 15. Sign up today!
- Soccer leagues (ages 5-17)
- Basketball leagues and clinics (ages 5-17)
- Peewee multisport (ages 3-5)
- New YMCA Jr. Seals lacrosse clinics: We are excited to offer new YMCA Jr. Seals Lacrosse Clinics for FREE thanks to our partnership with the San Diego Seals professional lacrosse team! Get an introduction to the exciting game and register to play today!
SCHOOL BREAK CAMPS
When school is out, fun is in at the Y! Register for camp today.
Join us Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5:00pm for a family-friendly (ages 7+) class that combines unique Latin moves and rhythms to create an exciting dynamic workout that is great for those new and experienced at exercise!
TEEN & FAMILY DROP-IN CENTER
The Teen & Family Drop-In Center at Jackie Robinson Family YMCA provides a special place for families to get connected to resources and to connect with each other.
- NEW HOURS: Monday - Friday, 3:30pm - 7:00pm.
Events and Special Activities
EGG-STRA SPECIAL AFFAIR
Come to our EGG-stra special Easter egg hunt and celebration on April 1 from 10:00am - 1:00pm. There will be prizes, raffles, carnival games and much more! Register today at the front desk.
MOBILE HEALTH FAIR
Come to our one-stop-shop community health and resource fair, 10:00am – 3:00pm, first Wednesday of the month.
- Free youth sports physicals
- COVID-19 vaccinations
- Blood pressure checks
- Diabetes/cholesterol screenings
- Breast exams and mammogram signups
- Food distribution
This popular event, held the first Wednesday of each month, impacts our parking from 6:00 to 11:00am.
FIND NEW OPPORTUNITIES. FIND YOUR Y.
A summer job at the Y gives you opportunities to explore future career pathways with an organization that’s invested in helping you reach your potential – all while making a positive impact in your community! Apply today at ymcasd.org/careers.
WE'RE HIRING NOW FOR DAY CAMP!
INVESTING IN YOU
- PAID training & professional development
- FREE YMCA membership across San Diego County
- Opportunities for year-round employment
- Discounts on YMCA programs
- Camp Program Leader
- Inclusion Leader
- Unit Leader
LEARN MORE AT OUR JOB FAIRS
- April 8 from 10am—2pm at Mission Valley YMCA
- April 22 from 10am—2pm at Magdalena Ecke Family YMCA
- May 7 from 10am—2pm at Copley-Price Family YMCA
Guaranteed on-site interviews with a potential signing bonus of $150 if offer letter is signed by May 1 for selected camp positions.
Community Support Services
Connecting You To Care
We've streamlined the child care search process with our enhanced referral system to help parents make the best decision for their families. Learn more!
San Diego Whole Child, Whole Community
A family-focused after school learning and wellness program at the Teen Center. In partnership with United Way, we invite middle and high school students to join the San Diego Whole Child, Whole Community program. View the English Flyer or Spanish Flyer to learn more.
EMPOWERMENT & PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT GROUPS
Looking for a way to stay motivated and make some positive changes in your life? We offer support groups specifically designed to help empower youth in their personal development. If you or someone you know is interested, download the flyer.
Get a head start on your taxes this year! For qualifying San Diegans, filing this year is easier than ever and could put money back in your pocket. We’re hosting free in-person tax filing appointments with multilingual volunteer income tax assistance professionals at three of our branch locations throughout the county:
Call 2-1-1 to check your eligibility, find a nearby location, and book an appointment to file your taxes. For more information, visit ymcasd.org/caleitc.
Help Paying for Child Care
Do you or someone you know need help paying for child care?
The San Diego County Centralized Eligibility List (CEL) is one application that connects you to different agencies across San Diego to help pay for child care for families who qualify. Child care has become the second-largest expense for families – spending up to 50% of their household budget a year. See if you qualify for this service today.
KEEP IN TOUCH
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If you have any questions or concerns, our membership team is here to help! Call us at (619) 264-0144 during regular business hours or send an email: [email protected] and we'll get back to you soon!