New For You At Toby Wells YMCA

new for you at Toby Wells Y




Check here for 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.


Secure your spot in our popular day camps! Make sure your My Y account is set up and register for our most popular camps today.



All YMCA branches will be open from 7:00am to 1:00pm on Thursday, July 4, with the exception of the Border View Family YMCA, which will close at 12:00pm. Join us for a morning of fitness and fun before you head off to enjoy your holiday celebrations! Happy Independence Day from your YMCA family!

Note: Group classes and activities may vary by branch. Please check with your local YMCA for specific schedules.


Our members can park in the San Diego County Assessor's office parking lot located at 9225 Clairemont Mesa Boulevard, weekdays after 5pm and all day on Saturdays.


  • Monday–Friday: 5:30am–8:30pm
  • Saturday: 8:00am–3:00pm
  • Sunday: 8:00am–1:00pm


Visit the Y 12 times, and we'll enter you in our drawing to win one month of free membership. One member will be randomly selected at the end of each month. Be sure to scan your member ID each visit for a chance to win!

For more information, contact a Member Services Representative at the Welcome Center.


You belong at the Y! Make an impact that goes beyond your work day. Be the reason someone discovers their potential, courage and joy while building and creating memories that will last a lifetime! 


Y Community Plus members with family memberships have unlimited access to Child Watch services at 12 YMCA branch locations across San Diego County. With easy reservations through the YMCA app, you can focus on your fitness or unwind at the Y while your children play under the supervision of highly trained YMCA staff. Not yet a Y Community Plus member? Current Y members can upgrade to the Y Community Plus membership plan by stopping by any location. If you currently have Child Watch services as an add-on to your family membership, you may continue to use Child Watch services on a drop-in basis. Learn more here.

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We're here to help you find what moves you at the Y!


Celebrate International Yoga Day with us as we come together for a rejuvenating yoga session! Join us for a special class, dedicated to promoting holistic well-being and mindfulness. This event is open to all levels, from beginners to seasoned practitioners. This session promises a serene and invigorating experience. Don't miss this opportunity to connect with yourself and embrace the essence of yoga. Mark your calendars and join us at the Toby Wells YMCA for a transformative morning on International Yoga Day! Register via online today! For questions please contact Karen Prorok at [email protected].

  • Friday, June 21, 2024 from 9:00–10:30am | Toby Wells YMCA


What is "Idle Ironman"? The Idle Ironman Challenge covers the distance of an Ironman Triathlon over 31 days: 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike and a 26.2 mile run, with any indoor/outdoor activities counting toward your totals! Register today online or at the member services desk!

For any questions, please contact Rex Nowak at [email protected].


LIVESTRONG at the YMCA engages cancer survivors through an approach that focuses on the whole person — mind and body. Through this program participants work with trained Y staff to improve cardiovascular endurance and functional ability, build muscle mass and strength, and increase flexibility. In addition to physical benefits, the program also focuses on the mental and emotional well-being of survivors and their families. This creates a supportive community environment where people affected by cancer can connect during treatment and beyond. Get more information online here.

For any questions, please contact Karen Prorok at [email protected].


In 60 seconds, the Evolt 360 Body Scanner gives users a unique experience and a full report of their body composition. Receive more than 20 full body composition measurements with every scan, plus, you'll receive supplemental nutritional recommendations geared to help you meet your health goals! For more information about Evolt360 visit:

  • Body Composition Measurements
  • Bio Age
  • Bio Wellness Index (BWI)
  • Lean Body Mass
  • Body Fat Mass
  • Plus 14 more measurements!
  • Nutrition Recommendation Catered To Your Needs:
    • Calories
    • Protein
    • Carbohydrates
    • Fats
    • Plus, you’ll receive supplemental recommendations geared to help you meet your health goals.

Visit the Welcome Center or give us a call at (858) 496-9622 to learn more, or to purchase.


Play Pickleball at the Toby Wells YMCA in Studio 4. Please bring your own equipment. Contact Rex Nowak, [email protected] for more information. Pickleball at the Y.

  • Open Play — We've added new pickleball open play hours! Please be sure to bring your own equipment.
    • Tuesday/Thursday: 1:15–4:00 pm
    • Sunday: 10:30am–1:00pm
  • Court Rentals — Private pickleball courts are available to rent on Saturdays and Sundays from 1:30pm-3:00pm. Rental includes up to 8 people, and one court. Bring your own equipment. Equipment can be rented for an extra fee. Reserve today!
    • Cost: 90-minutes of play: $50 nonmembers (Up to 25% off with select Y membership). 
  • Learn to Play — Monthly clinics are offered every Wednesday. You will receive 2 hours of weekly instruction, practice and more to refine your skills! See below for more details. Register today!
    • Beginner's Clinic: 2:15–4:15pm
    • Advanced Beginner's Clinic: 12:00–2:00pm
    • Cost: $64 nonmembers | $50 Y members

updated for May 2024


All adult sports will be taking place at Clairemont High School until further notice. View all.


Check out the group fitness class schedule for new classes and updates. Remember, members have unlimited access to classes!


Find the beat and move your feet! Dancing is a great way to workout and achieve fitness goals while having lots of fun. Register for dance classes like ballet/tap, country line dance and hip hop — classes are available for adults, youth and preschoolers! View all classes here.


We want all of our members to get the most out of their experiences at the Y! A complimentary 30-minute fitness orientation is available to new and existing members to help you start on the path to success and reach your wellness goals.

Our trained staff will take you on a guided tour of the fitness center, show you how to operate equipment and explain what you need to know to help you feel comfortable.

During your orientation, you will

  • Tour the Fitness Center & Group Exercise Studios
  • Learn the layout and equipment at your YMCA
  • Review equipment safety, setup and proper form 
  • Provide direction to help you get started and answer your questions

Schedule your 30-minute orientation at the Welcome Center or complete this interest form


 All youth ages 7-12 must complete a FamilyFIT Orientation before using our fitness centers. This orientation helps families achieve their health goals at the Y by learning proper exercise techniques, correct and safe usage of equipment and guidelines for the fitness center and group exercise classes. 

Drop in to our weekly Family Orientations:

  • Wednesdays at 4:30pm 
  • Saturdays at 10:30am 

Space is limited, and reservations are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Meet at the Fitness Center Kiosk at the designated time for the Fitness Orientation.
Questions? Reach out to Karen Prorok at [email protected]

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Family-time is special at the Y. Spend time together and discover new activities for your child to explore.


  • NOW ENROLLING FOR 2024-2025!

    • Discover a nurturing and enriching preschool experience at the YMCA where children can learn, play and grow. Enroll today and watch your child thrive in our exceptional, licensed preschool program. Enroll today!
      • NEW Toddler Room opening September 2024 | 18 months - 23 months
      • Availability in Room 1 | Part-time & full-time options available | 2.5 year olds – 5 year olds
      • Availability in Room 2 | Full-time| 2 year olds
        • Swim and Gymnastics lessons included
    • Scholarships available!
    • Military Subsidy's Accepted (MCCYN & NACCRRA)
    • Part-time preschool openings! Serving 2.5 year olds – 5 year olds on Monday/Wednesday/Friday or Tuesday/Thursday options available! 
  • NOW HIRING! For more information and answer any questions you may have, please contact Talana Lugo at [email protected].


Join our team! Toby Wells YMCA has a novice swim team! Email our Aquatics Director David Mangat at [email protected] for more information and to schedule your tryout. Tryouts must take place before swimmers can be on the team.


  • Spring registration is open! Come out and play this month with clinics, leagues and peewee lessons!
    • Soccer leagues have begun! Registration remains open until teams are full. We are proud partner with San Diego Wave FC for our youth soccer leagues! Register now!
    • Peewee lessons are for ages 3-5 and take place in monthly sessions. Soccer lesson registration is open. - Register now!
    • Youth clinics for ages 6-12 take place in monthly sessions. Soccer clinics are available on Tuesdays, 5:00pm this month. - Register now!
  • Volunteer! We need parent volunteers for youth coaching! If you can help, contact Kevin Starling at [email protected].
  • Birthday Parties! Children ages 3-13 can now celebrate their special day with an exciting, engaging sports-themed birthday party! - Reserve your party today!


Celebrate your special day at the YMCA with exciting activities like gymnastics and sports! Parties available for ages 3-13. Learn more about birthday parties here and how to start the party. - Reserve today


Dance to the beat and move your feet! Find the class that's right for you and bust a move! - Register for a workshop or class today!

Youth Cheer and Dance

Fridays | Ages 5-12 at 5:00pm — Cheer-Dance is a dynamic combination of cheerleading moves and stylish dance. We will learn a variety of high energy routines performed to fun music. Group formations and individual expression will have you feeling like a professional cheerleader here. Register today!

NEW! 8 week cheer-dance program that includes elements of cheer, dance and tumbling for youth ages 5-12! Each class lasts 55 minutes. Youth will perform at YMCA soccer games at Toby Wells YMCA. Cheer uniforms not included.

Call 858-496-9622 and register today!



Various dates — Go to the next level and strengthen your skills with our clinics! Clinics are designed to provide one-on-one instruction and more time on the equipment. Date and times will vary, along with the theme of the class — find a clinic and register today!

Open Gym

Open gym is a great time to practice or just have fun! Open gym times: 

  • Ages 1-5/Preschool: Thursdays & Fridays, 11:00-11:45am
  • Ages 16 and up: Thursdays, 7:00–8:00pm


Flip for new gymnastics birthday timeslots! 

  • Saturdays - 1:00–3:00pm and 2:30–4:30pm.
  • Sundays - 10:00am–12:00pm, 11:00am–1:00pm and 12:30–2:00pm.

For questions about gymnastics birthday parties, please contact Mary Pino at [email protected].


Did you know we offer adaptive gymnastics and swim lessons geared for all ability levels? Our adaptive programs help build your child’s confidence and develop fine motor skills in small, structured classes personalized to meet their needs. Contact Mary Pino at [email protected] for gymnastics and David Mangat at [email protected] for swim inquiries. 

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Y’s Active Adults (55+)


Check back soon for upcoming clubs!  Register for our clubs in the Welcome Center or online.

Questions? Please contact Karen Prorok at [email protected].


Thanks to our versatile, excellent instructors, most moves in our group fitness classes can be modified to suit any fitness level. If you're new to our group fitness classes, start here:

  • Forever Fit 
  • Water exercise classes in the indoor pool
  • Balance
  • Exercise Lite
  • Hatha Yoga
  • Pilates

Y Active Adult Activities Around the County

More to explore

View our Y Active Adults page to view programming and activities around the county.

Events and Special Activities

Manchester United vs. Real Betris on July 31

Get ready to experience the pinnacle of fútbol excitement as Manchester United and Real Betis clash at Snapdragon Stadium on July 31, 2024, at 7:00pm. The Snapdragon Cup promises an electrifying showdown between two fútbol powerhouses and the opportunity to witness history in the making. As a valued member and participant of the YMCA, the team is excited to offer an exclusive code for the event! Use code "YMCA" when purchasing your tickets and 10% of your purchase will be donated back to support Toby Wells YMCA!  Learn more.


Mark your calendars for Saturday, September 7, 2024 at 5:30pm, to join us for an evening in flight in support of the Mission Valley and Toby Wells YMCAs. Stay tuned for further information about this exciting annual fundraiser! Proceeds from this event will help our youth, seniors, families and valuable YMCA programs continue to thrive allowing access for all.


Join us for Men’s Perspective Group – a new well-being initiative to bring men together for healthy discussion on how to be the best version of themselves. Be a person of mental, physical and spiritual wellness, learn how to balance life situations, family and employment responsibilities, develop a personal life goal, grow in self-mastery and sound character, and be the person people want to be around. For male YMCA members ages 18+.

  • When: Second Thursday of each month | 6:30–7:30pm
  • Where: Multi-Purpose Room | Toby Wells YMCA
  • Register at the front desk

For more information, please contact us at (858) 496-9622.

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Medi-Cal Services

Our partners at Neighborhood Networks will pair you with your own care manager, who can help you set health goals, connect with needed services, and improve your overall health. Download the flyer for more information. Download PDF.

Reducing Stress with YMHFA

Y provides Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) at no cost to recognize the signs and symptoms. For more information, connect with Alyssa Ortega at [email protected]



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