New For You At Cameron Family YMCA
Facility News and Updates
We continue to reopen our facilities and programming! View the YMCA of San Diego County's safe operating policies and guidelines here!
Memorial Day Hours
We’re open on Memorial Day, Monday, May 30, with modified hours! We will be open from 7:00am – 2:00pm.
Monday-Thursday: 5:00am - 8:00pm
Friday: 5:00am - 7:00pm
Saturday: 8:00am - 3:00pm
MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS IN MAY
Mental health is no less important than our physical health. We invite young people, ages 13 to 24, to experience the Y FREE and find new activities and that support positive mental health. Find resources and learn more about teen free access eligibility.
Pool Closure on June 12
On Sunday, June 12, we will be closing all pools in our association for an all-day event dedicated to training our aquatics team to prevent, recognize and respond to all aquatic situations. All aquatics positions will be required to participate in this ongoing effort to maximize safety in our pools.
MAY IS NATIONAL DROWNING PREVENTION MONTH
Did you know that the Y has been the nation’s leader in swim instruction and water exercise for more than 100 years? Swim lessons are a key component for drowning prevention — reducing the likelihood of drowning by 88%! This May, join the Y – “America’s Swim Instructor” – in taking steps to increase safety around water. Read more about National Drowning Prevention Month.
Learn to Swim at the Y!
Y's across San Diego County offer group and private swim lesson for ALL ages! Join the national campaign to prevent drowning. Sign up for swim lessons today!
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.
Y FAMILY NIGHT AT SAN DIEGO LOYAL SC GAME
Join us on June 11 for Y Family Night as San Diego Loyal take on Hartford Athletic! The club is donating $6 of every ticket purchased to support YMCA youth soccer scholarships. Buy your tickets today!
The YMCA of San Diego County has partnered with San Diego Loyal SC, our hometown professional soccer team, and Rady Children’s Hospital to strengthen our youth soccer leagues by providing guidance in skill development and coaching, health best practices to help players develop self-confidence, positive relationships and resilience. Learn more about this exciting partnership here.
The Recreational Pool is closed for maintenance and upgrades and is expected to reopen on April 30. Some of the improvements include replastering, draining and cleaning the pools. As a reminder, members have access to all YMCA pools in San Diego County, including those at the nearby McGrath Family YMCA and John A. Davis Family YMCA.
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!
Health and Wellness
Team training offers the camaraderie of a group — you'll sweat together, laugh together and reach milestones together — all while getting expert instruction. View all team training classes.
- AquaLogix: The AquaLogix Fitness System uses high intensity interval training along with patented, drag-resistant training equipment. If you're looking to increase your strength and endurance with a great workout in the pool, this is the class for you!
- Meditation: Learn how to replace stress and anxiety with calm, peace and balance. Meditation changes the way your body and mind work, helping to control breath, tension, thoughts and emotional responses.
WALKING CLUB - NEW DAY AND TIME
Join us on Thursdays at 7:30am and enjoy walking with friends, meeting new people and staying fit!
We're happy to announce that we're welcoming youth ages 7 and older at our fitness centers and in some group fitness classes (see class schedules for availability). Note: Youth ages 7 to 12 must complete a family fitness orientation.
GROUP FITNESS CLASSES
Check the group fitness schedule for all your options and the location of your favorite classes.
Remember, members have unlimited access to classes! If you're new to the Y or to group fitness classes, check in the our fitness director, Eric, [email protected] to learn more about the classes at Cameron.
NEW CLASSES IN MAY
- Gentle Yoga | 8:00am on Tuesdays (Duke/Studio 1)
- BodyPump | 6:00pm on Tuesdays (Leticia/Studio 1)
- Zumba Gold | 8:00am on Thursdays (Jo/Studio 2)
- Chair Yoga | 9:00am on Thursdays (Rashna/Studio 1)
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.
Activities for Kids and Families
Swim time is a great way to keep your family active while having fun and practicing swimming skills at the same time. Come by on Fridays anytime between 3:15-7:00pm for family swim time in our competition pool.
Come out and play at nearby McGrath Family YMCA this spring!
- Youth soccer leagues and clinics (ages 4-13)
- Youth football clinics and leagues (ages 8-13)
- Youth basketball clinics and leagues (ages 4-13)
Camp is calling! Registration is open now for summer day camps at 14 YMCAs and three overnight camps at YMCA Camp Marston, YMCA Raintree Ranch and YMCA Camp Surf. Sign up early to save your spot — many camps are already full.
Jump into fun with gymnastics! Toddlers and teens can grow strong, get confident and find balance in a safe, fun and encouraging environment. Learn more.
NEW: We are now enrolling for all levels: girls gymnastics, boys gymnastics, preschool gymnastics and little ninjas! Learn more.
Y’s Active Adults (50+)
FITNESS CLASSES TO TRY
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 and start here:
- Exercise Lite
- Aqua Fit
- Gentle Yoga
Events and Special Activities
Did you know you could help save up to three lives by giving blood? The YMCA of San Diego County has partnered with the American Red Cross to host blood drives across the county. Help address a critical need for blood donations in our community! View locations and dates.
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