The John A. Davis Family YMCA proudly serves communities in La Mesa and San Carlos, as well as other surrounding East County communities. Dedicated to empowering people to be healthier in spirit, mind and body, the Y believes a strong community can only be achieved when we invest in our kids, our health and our neighbors. As a leading nonprofit organization, the Y offers programs that foster youth development, promote healthy living and advance social responsibility.

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Programs

Address 
8881 Dallas Street
La Mesa, CA 91942
Phone 
(619) 464-9622
Fax 
(619) 464-1361
Facility Hours 
Sun
Closed
Mon - Fri
6:00 am-1:00 pm
3:00 pm-7:00 pm
Sat
8:00 am-1:00 pm

John A. Davis Family YMCAFull Amenities

All-Access Membership

Membership at the YMCA includes plenty of opportunities to learn, play and get healthy. That’s because when you join one Y, you join them all! When you enroll at a YMCA near you, your membership will include all the benefits at your home branch with access to the offerings at all open locations across San Diego County.

Amenities at Davis Family YMCA

You are experiencing one of the most complete YMCA’s in the United States. Our goal is to provide our members and community with access to quality programming, attentive service, and state-of-the-art facilities — all at an affordable price. 

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Fitness Center & Weight Room
  • Locker Room
  • Group Exercise
  • Child Watch

The Wellness Center

Davis Family YMCA offers a state-of-the-art wellness center complete with cardio equipment, circuit training, free weights and group exercise studios.

  • Personal Training: Learn more about the different types of personal training we offer, the benefits of personal training, and costs.
  • Orientations: Learn your way around the fitness center and group fitness classes. See orientations.
  • Group fitness classes: Members have unlimited access to group fitness classes. See the schedule.

Sports at the Y: Do More, Be More

Whether you're looking to try something new or just want to mix up your activity a bit, check here sports, aquatics and special-interest programs, including running, dance, gymnastics, hiking and more.

Swim at the Y: Learn Together, Play Together

We offer an outdoor pool for swim lessons for all ages, family swim, water aerobics, and many kinds of adaptive swim programs for kids with special needs, so we can all safely enjoy the pleasures of an aquatic environment.

Child Care at the Y: Call on Us

The YMCA is the nation's leading provider of child care. Playful, engaging options are plentiful for young children at the Y.

  • Child Watch: We’ve redesigned Child Watch, one of our most popular member programs, with enhanced safety protocols for COVID-19! Learn more.
  • Character Builders: An on-site before and after-school program. Learn more.
  • Child Care Referral: Funded by the California Department of Education, Child Development Division, YMCA Childcare Resource Service offers free child care referrals and resources to families in San Diego County so parents and guardians can make informed decisions about child care. Learn more.

Camp with the Y: Our Doors Are Open

The YMCA of San Diego County is proud to offer several amazing camps where every child can build confidence and make new friends in a safe and nurturing environment. From horseback riding in Julian to surfing in Imperial Beach, each of our camps have something special to offer the young adventurer in your life.

Socialize at the Y: Strengthening Our Community

Being healthy means more than simply being physically active. It's about maintaining a balanced spirit, mind and body. The Y is a place where you can work toward that balance by challenging yourself to learn a new skill or hobby, fostering connections with friends through our lifelong learning programs, or bringing your loved ones closer together through our many family-centered activities. 

Did You Know?

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Our Partners

It is with deep gratitude that we recognize and acknowledge our partners for their continued dedication and support of the Y's mission.

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