New For You At Mission Valley YMCA


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New for You

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!

Independence Day - We're Open!

Red, white and blue, and fireworks too! We're open on July 4 with modified facility hours -- our holiday hours are 7:00am - 2:00pm.

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.

New Facility Hours Effective July 1

You asked and we listened! We're extending our weekend hours starting Friday, July 1. Our new hours of operation will be:

Monday-Friday: 5:00am - 9:00pm

Saturday: 6:00am - 6:00pm

Sunday: 7:00am - 6:00pm

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 $20 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. 

SAN DIEGO LOYAL SC PARTNERSHIP

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.


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Health and Wellness

INBODY ASSESSMENTS

InBody body-composition assessments are available by appointment. Now you can leave the guessing behind and know exactly what is inside your body!

PRE/POST KNEE & HIP REHAB CLASSES

Led by certified aquatic personal trainers, this class is designed for those who are planning to or have undergone knee or hip replacements. Prepare your body or continue to improve strength and mobility following discharge from a clinical physical therapy setting. Monthly sessions. Register today!

LIVESTRONG AT THE Y

LIVESTRONG at the YMCA is a 12-week physical activity program designed to get cancer survivors back on their feet through an approach that focuses on the whole person - mind and body. Participants are given a complimentary family membership to the Y for the duration of the program. Interested? Contact Josh Beall at [email protected].

GROUP FITNESS CLASSES

New in June: HIIT at 5:30am on Wednesdays with Tracy. Check the group fitness class schedule to see all of your options — all included with membership!

GRAVITY TRAINING

The GRAVITY Training System has a rolling glide board, various resistance levels and a dynamic cable pulley system that allow you to use your own body weight against the pull of gravity. With more than 250 exercise options, a GRAVITY workout is never boring and is always efficient. Engage all major muscle groups for strength and endurance training, stretching, Pilates, and core training. We offer a variety of class types, including Pilates, Core, Healthy Joint, Total-Body Workout (TBW) and more. Register for upcoming classes.

PICKLEBALL

OPEN PLAY

We're playing pickleball six days a week on three indoor courts in the gymnasium. Get the schedule and more information on our pickleball page.

CLINICS

Clinics are back to get you into the swing of the game! Beginner clinics highlight court setup and equipment needs, basic stroke skills, basic rules and scoring. Intermediate clinics cover tips for a more consistent serve and return along with point strategy and dink shots. Equipment will be provided. Upcoming clinics:
  • Beginning: June 7
  • Intermediate: June 24

Register online or at the Welcome Center. Contact Cara Beltran for questions [email protected].

ADULT SPORTS LEAGUES

Sign up now for men's soccer leagues. Contact Sulema Felix, [email protected], for more information.


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Y Active Adults (ages 50+)

ACTIVITIES CLUBS

  • Coffee and Conversation: Mondays, 9:30am to 12pm in the Activity Room
  • Mahjong open play: Tuesdays, 9:30am to 12pm in the Activity Room
  • Book Club: Every third Friday at 10:00am
  • Haiku: June 24 (every second and fourth Friday) at 12:30pm

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 looking for a good place to start, Cara B., recommends:

  • Water exercise classes in the indoor pool
  • Forever Fit with Jill D. or Jill G.
  • Exercise Lite
  • Hatha Yoga
  • Gentle Yoga
  • Stretch
  • Pilates
  • Zumba Gold

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Activities for Kids and Families

SUMMERBRIDGE

For rising students in grades 5 & 6, Summerbridge is a five-week tuition-free summer session that teaches the lessons of a lifetime. This program supports students' social, emotional and leadership development in a safe and positive environment by focusing on parent involvement and strong mentoring with college/university students. Its mission is to accelerate achievement and to prepare youth for college and career opportunities. Register today.

CHARACTER BUILDERS

Registration for Mission Valley YMCA Character Builders before and/or after school child care is now open for the 2022-2023 school year. View all Character Builder site locations and register today.

SUMMER CAMP

The countdown to camp is on! Registration is open for summer day camps at 14 YMCAs and overnight camps at YMCA Camp Marston, YMCA Raintree Ranch and YMCA Camp Surf. Sign up today!

YOUTH SPORTS

Come out and play at the Y. Sign up now for peewee lessons and youth soccer and basketball leagues

ESPORTS LEAGUES

Gamers 8-12 and 12-17 in the Y's leagues and tournaments will enjoy gameplay in Fortnite, League of Legends, Minecraft, Rocket League, Smash Bros. Ultimate and many more! ! Find all open leagues here.

BIRTHDAY PARTIES

Celebrate your big day at the Y! Choose from parties at our skate park or at the branch — new options include LEGO Robotics and Pajama Jam themed parties! Private parties can enjoy two hours of fun. Register here. 

Coming Soon: We’re adding more options for Birthday Parties at the skatepark! Late morning and afternoon options in will also be coming this June!

SKATE PARK

The Mission Valley YMCA Krause Family Skate and Bike Park has a remodeled street course and is open with daily skate/bike sessions. The park is an all-wheel (non-motorized) facility, so bring your bikes, blades, skateboards and/or scooters for a great time! Learn more.

Private lessons are now available on Fridays and Saturdays! Individual instruction will help your skater achieve specific goals and get to the next level. Lessons are 30 minutes, one day a week. Register here. 

Scooter Competition

We're teaming up with The Scooter Farm to bring a scooter competition to the skatepark. We will be holding beginner, intermediate, advanced and pro divisions on our street section. We will also be hosting competitions on Skatercross for the advanced and pro divisions. Join us on Saturday, June 25 from 8:00am to 7:00pm for this exciting competition.

  • Beginner Street - 9:00am
  • Intermediate Street - 10:30am
  • Advanced Street - 12:00pm
  • Pro Street - 2:00pm
  • Street Advanced Best Trick - 3:30pm
  • Street Pro Best Trick - 4pm

Street and Skatercross will consist of two runs, best counts. Register here.

BLOOD DRIVE

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 this year. Mission Valley Y will host a blood drive on the following days from 10:00am to 4:00pm:

  • Monday, September 12
  • Monday, December 12

Help address a critical need for blood donations in our community! View dates.


Community Support Services

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!

Teen Guide to Mental Health and Wellness

Are you looking for young-person-specific hotlines, apps and resources? Check out this infographic from the San Diego County Office of Education!

Expanded Learning Programs - Now Hiring!

Our ELP team is looking for fun and energetic leaders who are passionate about working with youth and building their professional skills. Learn more!


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CONTACT US

If you have any questions or concerns, our membership team is here to help! Call us at (619) 298-3576 during regular business hours or send an email: [email protected] and we'll get back to you soon!