What's New For You At T. Claude and Gladys B. Ryan Family YMCA
Holiday Hours & Facility 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.
LAP POOL IS NOW OPEN!
We are thrilled to announce that our lap pool is now ready for you to enjoy! Thank you for your patience during the closure as we made the necessary repairs!
THERAPY POOL CLOSURE
The therapy pool will be closed for maintenance and repairs until further notice. We apologize for the inconvenience!
New Facility Hours Effective June 20
Monday-Friday: 5:30am - 8:00pm
Saturday: 8:00am - 3:00pm
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.
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.
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!
New times for Child Watch starting June 20!
- Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 11:30am.
- Mondays and Wednesdays from 4:00pm to 7:00pm.
- Saturdays from 8:00am to 12:00am.
Health and Wellness
BE WELL: CONVERSATIONS IN MINDFULNESS
Our popular Be Well webinar series, hosted by our Executive Director, Jonathon Collopy, Ph.D., features discussions with industry experts on how to cultivate calm and build resilience in ourselves. Register for upcoming webinars and learn more.
THE PRACTICE: MINDFUL MEDITATION
Join us on Tuesdays at 9:30am for The Practice, 30-minute mindful meditation sessions facilitated by our Executive Director, Jonathon Collopy, Ph.D. Experience the resource of stillness, from which we can be aware of the present, bring calm into our lives and find the clarity to view and choose how we will be. Sessions are held in the MPR room. Please register at the Welcome Center to reserve your spot.
GROUP FITNESS CLASSES
Be sure to check our group fitness class schedule for new classes and updates. Remember, members have unlimited access to classes!
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! For more information about our health and wellness programs or offerings, contact Health and Wellness Coordinator, Jeff Bence at [email protected]. Learn more about orientations.
Come and play pickleball in the gym, starting June 20:
MWF: 8:00 to 10:30am | 2:00 to 4:00pm
Tu/Th: 8:00 to 10:30am
- LEVELS: Monday/Wednesday - Intermediate/Advanced | Tuesday/Thursday - Beginning/Intermediate | Friday - All levels.
- The Y will provide all equipment. Members will be responsible for setup and takedown, keeping score, rules, monitoring, etc.
Activities for Kids and Families
Parents' Night Out
Friday, June 24: Enjoy an evening out while we entertain the kids! Dinner, snacks, movie, games, and crafts will be provided. Child care is for children ages 3-9 only. Children must be fully potty trained. Reservations are required.
Registration for Ryan Family YMCA Character Builders before and/or after school child care is open for the 2022-2023 school year. View all Character Builder site locations and learn more.
Come out and play this summer at the Y. Registration is open now for youth soccer and basketball leagues. Games begin July 9. View options here.
JR. LIFEGUARD CLINICS
Jr. Lifeguard Clinics are geared towards swimmers who are preparing for the San Diego Junior Lifeguard program. Participants will practice skills related to the swim test based on their age group. We will work primarily on freestyle, developing endurance and speed needed for swimming in the ocean. Register here.
WATER POLO CLINICS
Water Polo clinics are great for beginner and intermediate water polo players to practice skills and drills specific to the sport such as head up swim, treading, game knowledge and ball handling skills. Learning is focused on refining specialized skills, stroke mechanics, improving technique and endurance. Register here.
The countdown to camp is on! Registration is open for summer day camps at 14 YMCAs and three overnight camps at YMCA Camp Marston, YMCA Raintree Ranch and YMCA Camp Surf. Sign up today to save your spot — many camps are already full.
Adventure Guides offers a unique experience for parents and their children to enjoy a mix of group activities and outdoor adventures while creating close and enduring relationships. Learn more.
Y’s Active Adults (50+)
INTERESTED IN A SOCIAL HOUR?
If you're interested in joining us for board games and socializing, we would love to know! We're considering offering a fun YAA game hour with bridge, chess, checkers and card games. Reach out to Membership Director Campbell Wear at [email protected] if you're interested!
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:
- Forever Fit: 10:00am, Mondays/Fridays at the Ryan Family YMCA and 10:00am, Wednesdays at the Point Loma Presbyterian Church
- Aqua Fit: 10:15am, Tuesdays/Thursdays and 10:45am, Fridays
- Aqua Strength/Balance: 10:15am, Wednesdays
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 this year. Help address a critical need for blood donations in our community! View locations and 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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