New For You At Border View Family YMCA

new for you at Border View Family YMCA


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FEATURED

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.

FACILITY ACCESS TO FIRST RESPONDERS

In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, all first responders will receive one week access to our Y May 12-19, 2024 by showing their badge along with a photo ID at the Welcome Center! 

2024 DAY CAMP

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.

CAMPS AT BORDER VIEW

MEMORIAL DAY | MONDAY, MAY 27, 2024

Please note that our branch will be open from 8:00am–12:00pm on Monday, May 27, 2024, in observance of Memorial Day. 

EXPANDING OUR SERVICES

The Border View Family YMCA is an innovative and sustainable YMCA-based center with expanded offerings that provides accessible services, resources and support to meet community needs. Stop by for group exercise classes and/or additional on-site community support services.

MAY IS MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH

At the Y, we understand that mental health is an essential part of our overall well-being, and we believe that everyone should have access to support they need to thrive. Learn how you can:

  • Access the Y's Mental Health Services and Community Resources

  • Sign Up for Parenting Connection Groups

  • Download mental health activities to help with managing emotions

  • Read a series of articles written by the Y's very own mental health professionals.

Get started on your well-being journey today.

WE'RE HIRING NOW!

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! 

WELLNESS CENTER

During this first phase of the reopening, family locker rooms and single-use restrooms will be available. Unfortunately, locker rooms, showers, Child Watch and pool will remain closed at this time. We are working hard to expand our services and amenities and will keep you updated.

CURRENT HOURS:

  • Monday - Thursday 8:00am - 12:00pm | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Saturday 8:00am - 11:30am

Questions?


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HEALTH AND WELL-BEING

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

SMALL GROUP TRAINING/TEAM CHALLENGE

Team Challenge is a team training program that works for any fitness goal. Over six weeks, participants will be challenged to move more and eat more healthfully. Managing weight is just one part of the challenge; emphasis will focus more broadly to help you be your best. Each week, you can earn points for yourself and your team by working out and practicing healthy living. Winning team with the most points at the end of the challenge will receive additional group training sessions! Join in on the challenge! For more information, contact Michelle Manly [email protected].

GROUP FITNESS CLASSES

Be sure to check our group fitness class schedule for all of our new classes and updates. Remember, members have unlimited access to classes!

COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS

The Border View Family YMCA partners are like-minded organizations that actively and generously support our message and our cause. Together we are strengthening our communities For A Better Us.

ADULT SOCCER

Got game? Get back in the game with adult arena soccer for men, ages 18 and up, open division. Play takes place in the following sessions: 

SAN YSIDRO HEALTH

San Ysidro Health provides access to pediatric medical services via the Mobile Clinic. These services include:

  • Physical exams (routine, school and sports)
  • WIC Hemolgobin Test
  • Immunizations (bring your child’s shot record)
  • TB Skin Test (2 months – 17 years)

On-site services provided on the fourth Wednesday of each month 9:00am-2:45pm closed 12:00pm-1:00pm.

For more information, speak to the Welcome Center or call (619) 428-9622.


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FAMILY & KIDS

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

YOUTH SPORTS

LEAGUES & LESSONS

Come out and play this spring at Border View Family YMCA! Registration for leagues remains open until teams are full. - Register today!

  • Youth Sports Leagues - Spring season registration is now open!
  • First practice for youth sports leagues begin the week of April 1. Please contact Sports Director Mike Valle at [email protected] with any questions you may have 
    • Basketball - Play in a basketball league at Border View Family YMCA. Divisions are available for ages 6-7, 8-9, 10-12 and 13-17. - Register today!  
      • Practices are at the following times: Ages 6-7 on Mondays at 5:30pm | Ages 8-9 on Mondays at 6:30pm | Ages 10-12 on Tuesdays at 6:30pm | Ages 13-17 on Mondays at 7:30pm and Wednesdays at 7:00pm.
    • Volleyball - Bump, set, spike! This season, ages 10-16 can play in a volleyball league at Border View Family YMCA! - Register today!  
      • Practices are on Tuesdays at the following times: Ages 10-13 at 6:30pm | Ages 14-16 at 7:30pm.
  • Peewee Lessons - Peewee Lessons are available on a monthly basis. Registrations for April, May and June are now open.  - Register now! 
    • Soccer lessons - Monthly peewee soccer will teach young athletes the skills and fundamentals needed to play! Play takes place at the following times: Ages 3-5 on Saturdays from 9:30am – 10:15am.
    • T-ball lessons - Ages 3-5 on Saturdays from 8:30am – 9:15am.
    • Basketball lessons - Ages 3-5 on Mondays OR Thursdays from 5:30pm – 6:15pm.
  • New! Youth soccer clinics - Soccer clinics will teach young athletes the skills needed for success in soccer! All ages begin on May 1 at the following times: 
    • Ages 6-7 | Wednesdays, 5:00pm
    • Ages 8-9 | Wednesdays, 6:00pm
    • Ages 10-13 | Wednesdays, 7:00pm
  • Come out to our Grand Re-Opening Event for our PNC Bank Soccer Arena on Sunday, April 28!

DANCE

Calling all who like to 'pointe' their tippy, tappy toes! We are now offering dance classes! Students are introduced to the basics of ballet or hip hop. Class uses imagination, music and game play to teach students balance, posture, rhythm and simple ballet or hip hop steps Learn more and sign up.

  • Mark your calendars! Dance schedule for May: 
    • Pre-Ballet: Ages 2–3 | Tuesday, Thursday | 4:15–4:45pm
    • Junior Ballet: Ages 4–6 | Tuesday, Thursday | 4:50–5:35pm
    • Youth Hip Hop: Ages 6–10 | Tuesday, Thursday | 5:40–6:35pm

PICKLEBALL

Play pickleball at Border View Family YMCA! Play takes place in the gymnasium on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8:00am - 11:00am. Free for members - just show up!

CASA FAMILIAR

Casa Familiar providing support to community members with direct immigration services and immigration-related information. Consultations available for diverse immigration processes by a DOJ Accredited Representative that do not require legal assistance.


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Y’s Active Adults (55+)

Y Active Adult Activities Around the County

  • Tea Time Social | Wednesday May 15 | 10:45am–12:00pm
    • You are cordially invited to a special tea party in honor of you! Celebrate post-Mother's Day with your friends at the YMCA. Bring bite size appetizers to share and your own fancy tea cup for coffee
      or specialty teas. Wear a fancy hat for a chance to win YMCA prizes! Register for your spot at our special table by filling out the form here or by visiting the Membership Services Desk.

For more information, contact Michelle Manly [email protected] | (619) 421-9622

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


Events and Special Activities

YMCA Teens Night

Attention all Teens! We want to welcome you all back for another school year with our first YMCA Teens Night of the school year! Join us for a day full of fun activities, conversations and food! 

SOCCER RETAS

Come out and play on Tuesday, May 28, 3:30-6:30pm! All teens in the area, ages 13-17, are invited for an epic soccer session on the newly remodeled indoor soccer arena at Border View YMCA. Please bring closed-toe shoes, indoor soccer shoes, or cleats (no metal spikes) and your friends! Light snacks and water will be provided for everybody. No registration required. 

For more information, please contact Alejandro Villasenor at [email protected] or Kyle Millard at [email protected].


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Y in the COMMUNITY

CONVERSATION AND CONNECTION GROUP

Join us at Border View Family YMCA for an evening of connection and conversation with a community of parents, caregivers and child care providers. Dinner and child care will be available at no cost. No membership needed, RSVP to ensure your spot! Dinner will be from 5:30–6:00pm, followed by conversation from 6:00–7:30pm. Register today!

Check back for upcoming dates!

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!

  • Free Behavior Support Consultation Services for caregivers seeking support for challenging behaviors in children ages 0-8 (virtual and on-site).
  • We are partnering with San Diego for Every Child to provide benefits counseling onsite. For more information, visit sandiegoforeverychild.org or contact Christie Yorty for more information, [email protected].
  • Community Listening Sessions: We encourage community members to share their ideas, preferences and perspectives at our Community Listening Sessions.
  • Conmigo Project: We are partnering with San Diego State University Research Foundation to work with Latina mothers and their daughters to increase physical activity, mother-daughter communication and other areas of health and wellness.
  • Parent engagement and education sessions.

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.

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.


KEEP IN TOUCH

CONNECT ON SOCIAL

Find us on social media: Border View Family YMCA on Facebook and Instagram.

COMMUNICATION PREFERENCES

Visit our subscription center to opt in for text-message alerts to ensure you receive updates that may affect your visit to the Y.

CONTACT US

If you have any questions or concerns, our membership team is here to help! Call us at (619) 428-9622 during regular business hours or contact Carlos Malagamba at [email protected] and we'll get back to you soon!