What's New This Month At Jackie Robinson Family YMCA
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Get ready for the Best Summer EVER! When school is out, your family can count on Jackie Robinson Family YMCA to ensure your child is having fun in a nurturing environment that is friendly and safe. Our single-day and extended-care options provide the flexibility you need.
We take pride in hiring the best people to fill our camp staff. Each camp leader was hand selected through an extensive hiring process to ensure the safest environment for everyone.
Check out the digital edition of our summer day camp guide available online now! View camp descriptions and use the Catalog Tag finder to quickly find and register for camps online.
Crafts & Creations
Get Crafty Together! • March 24
Join us for a fun class of crafting and creativity for the spring! Members attending will have the opportunity to work on a project to take home! This is a great engagement class for children and parents to work together. Class is FREE and open only to YMCA Members. Supplies are included with enrollment. Limited space, please register today!
School Break Camp
Vacation Fun Days • March 30-April 3
The fun doesn't stop because school is out! Take your camper over to the Y for Vacation Fun Days at camp! For more information, please contact [email protected]. Scholarships are available.
New! Contemporary Dance Class
Dance, Dance • Begins March 2 • 7:00-8:00 pm
Taught by PKG Dance Project professional dancers, this new contemporary dance class runs weekly for youth and adults ages 6+!
Flip Around • Classes run monthly
Learn the basics of gymnastics, including handstands, backbends and more! For ages 4-12 years old.
Hip Hop Program
Get Up And Move • Multiple Levels and Days
Our youth dance classes are fun, healthy and challenging! High energy boys and girls will have a blast learning hip hop basics and introductory break dance moves to today’s popular music in a fun, age-appropriate class.
Level 1, Ages 5-9: Wednesdays, 5:15-6:00 pm
Hip Hop Dance Team, Ages 10-18: Tuesdays/Thursdays, 6:30-8:00 pm
Ballet Dance Program
Let's Dance • Thursdays
Our youth ballet program will teach basic introduction to classical ballet and tap focuses on having fun while learning terms, feet and arm placement, dance etiquette and technique!
- Ages 3-4: 4:00-4:55 pm
- Ages 4-5: 5:00-5:55 pm
- Ages 5-9: 6:00-6:55 pm
Martial Arts Programs
Gain Confidence • Tuesdays & Thursdays • Wednesdays & Saturdays • Ages 5-17
The YMCA offers a variety of martial arts classes for different ages and skill levels. These classes are a great way to learn self-discipline, self-esteem, and respect. We are offering a Taekwondo session on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
Youth Sports Leagues
Get in the Game! • Spring seasons begins in April
No matter your child's age of interest, we have a fun and engaging program for it that focuses on teamwork, friendly competition, athletics and encouragement.
From preschool sports to youth baseball clinics, from soccer to recreational basketball leagues, we have a program that can help your kids get in the game, break a sweat and learn something new!
Basketball • Coed League
Ages 5-6, Ages 7-8, Ages 9-10, Ages 11-12, Ages 13-17
Soccer • Coed League
Ages 5-6, Ages 7-8, Ages 9-10, Ages 11-12, Ages 13-17
Baseball • Coed League
Ages 5-8, Ages 9-12
Cheerleading • Coed League
Pee Wee Sports Classes
Multisport Class • Ages 3-5
Held on Saturdays from 10:00-11:00 am or 11:00 am-12:00 pm for your little sports enthusiast.
Ongoing Activities for Your Children
Sports • Bring your game to the Y this season! Browse Sports Activities
Dance • Dancing is a fun and creative workout experience that's fun for all ages! Browse Dance Activities
Activities for Health and Wellness
Essential Oils Workshop
Together in Wellness • March 17 • 11:00 am
Join us for an essential oils workshop, FREE for Y members! Please contact Araceli at [email protected] for more information.
Self Defense and Friday Night Fight Club
Learn to Defend Yourself • Classes run monthly
We will soon be offering a series of self-defense, kickboxing, and Jiu-Jitsu classes. See below for the list of classes:
- Womens Only Self Defense: 8-week course taught by Master Chucky.
- Friday Night Fight Club: Boxing and Jiu-Jitsu Combo class. This includes 45 minutes of boxing with Coach Will and 45 minutes of Jiu-Jitsu by Instructor Nick.
- Kick Boxing and Self Defense: Class taught by Instructor Brian on Wednesdays.
Pickleball For All
Fun at the Y • Every Sunday 2:00-4:45 pm • Ages 10+ with adult
Pickleball is a paddle sport (similar to racquetball) that combines elements of badminton, tennis, and table tennis. Two or four players use solid paddles made of wood or composite materials to hit a perforated polymer ball, similar to a Wiffle Ball, over a net. Join us on Sundays from 2:00-4:45 pm at the basketball courts.
Improve Your Results • Multiple training options available
Are you interested in getting better results? Try our new Team Training class that is powered by heart-rate technology to give you the best workout for YOUR body. For more information please email David Pendergrass at [email protected].
Get Fit • Multiple Dates and Times Available
Our certified personal trainers use their knowledge of current research concepts, methods of sound exercise principles, and state-of-the-art equipment to guide you to your fitness goals. Based on your health and individual needs, our personal trainers will customize and implement a program to fit your goals. No matter your fitness level, nothing can replace the support, challenge, and accountability that come with a trainer onboard your workout.
Y's Active Adults (50+)
Ongoing Y Active Adult Activities
Mondays at 10:30am & Tuesdays at 9:30am
Breathing and relaxation in postures that are gentle on the joints.
March 31 • 10:30-11:00 am
Come celebrate on the final Tuesday of each month! For members 55+ only.
YAA Senior Prom
May 12 • 11:00 am
Live you life like it's golden! Join us in the Community Room for Senior Prom.
8:00-8:55 am • Wednesdays
Designed to revitalize the body and energize the spirit. Please bring a blanket, towel, or yoga.
Mother's and Father's Day Luncheon
April 21 • 11:00 am
Let's celebrate together! Join us in the Community Room to celebrate Mother's and Father's Day. Ages 55+, and you may bring a guest. Please contact Araceli at [email protected] for more information.
YAA Cook Off
March 31 • 11:00 am
It's time for a cook-off! Register for our YAA Cook Off at the Welcome Center. For ages 55+. For more information,please contact Araceli at [email protected].
24th Annual Jackie Robinson Family YMCA Gala
Brighter Futures • April 14
The annual Jackie Robinson Family YMCA Gala was originally established to honor the 50th anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier in baseball.
Since our first event in 1997, the Jackie Robinson Family YMCA has awarded $353,000 to 215 students from southeastern San Diego to help them pursue their dreams of higher education. In addition, the generosity of our inspired patrons has dedicated close to $2,000,000 to program support for kids and families living in San Diego County's most critical community.
Look at the New for You pages of the YMCA branches near you to see what exciting events you can attend at the Y! Take advantage of your all-access membership and our 18-branch network!
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Rancho Family YMCA (Rancho Penasquitos)
Beach & Bay Family YMCA (Pacific Beach)
Ryan Family YMCA (Point Loma)
Copley-Price Family YMCA (Kensington)
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