What's New This Month At T. Claude and Gladys B. Ryan Family YMCA


For FamiliesFor ChildrenHealth and WellnessY's Active Adults (50+)Events and Special Activities


Better Together: Refer a Friend!

Already a member of the Y? Get yourself a workout partner when you refer a friend who becomes a member. You'll receive a month free for each friend who joins! Make sure your friend mentions you when they come into the branch to pick up their new membership card.

Join the Y and support a movement dedicated to building stronger and more connected communities through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. Learn more about this offer here.


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Popular Family Activities

Parents Night Out

Fun For All • 5:30-8:30 pm • January 24 and February 14 & 28

Parents, we're here for you! Enjoy Friday night out while your child has a blast at the YMCA! Children will enjoy three hours filled with games, crafts, and engaging activities! All children must be potty trained.

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Birthday Parties at the Y

Celebrate With Us • Weekends

Have a splashing good time with your friends, plan your next party at the Y. Package includes semi-shaded patio, BBQ, 3 large tables, 2 small tables & chairs, open grass area and access to family swim area. Maximum of 50 swimmers, 1 lifeguard per 25 swimmers. Liaison is scheduled to help set up and tear down of party. Book your party today by contacting Aquatics Coordinator Hannah Vargas at [email protected].

 


 

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Activities for Children

Youth Dance Classes

Get in the Groove • January 18 - March 7

Start the new year off with a bang! In our youth dance classes for ages 5-12, dancers will have the opportunity to express themselves, gain confidence and find the artistry in movement through guided improvisation exercises and
choreography.

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School Break Camps

Best Camp Ever! • February 14 & 17

When school is out, the fun is happening at the Y! Join us during school breaks for our safe and fun-filled day camp. Our day camps includes activities like field trips, arts and crafts, character development, group and cooperative games, sports and more! 

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Safety Around Water

Strong Swimmers, Confident Kids • February

Join us for our Safety Around Water campaign — a program dedicated to teaching your child critical drown-prevention skills. Swim safety is vitally important to fulfilling the Y’s mission and cause. Because we are devoted to the well-being of every person involved in Y programs, ensuring water safety is an important part of what we do every day. Equip your children with the tools they need to be confident in and around water. This program is free for members and participants.

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Peninsula Porpoise Swim Team Tryouts

Get Ready to Dive In • March 13, May 15, July 17, September 11, Novemeber 13

Our competitive swim teams are for youth swimmers with a range of ability levels. Our coaches maintain a positive and challenging environment where swimmers can learn and train together as a team, pushing each other to succeed with individual discipline, encouragement, and pride. Emphasis is placed on developing the four competitive strokes, technique; racing skills, and endurance, while focusing on teamwork, healthy competition, and fun. There are three swim team levels for ages 5-17, based on age and ability. The training schedule is dependent on level and available options. Swim meets are optional and held on weekends at various San Diego YMCA locations. Prior to trying out for swim team, swimmers should be proficient in front crawl, backstroke, breast stroke and be able to tread water for 1 minute. Try-outs will be held at 3:30pm for each tryout. For more information please email or call: Sarah Skillings at [email protected] or call 619.226.8888 ext. 13511.

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Swim Lessons

Swim with Confidence • Multiple times and dates available

Knowing how to swim is a life-saving skill that opens up a vast array of opportunities to stay fit, develop self-confidence, build relationships and safely enjoy outdoor aquatic activities like snorkeling, surfing, river rafting and more - and it's never too late to learn! Find a class today.

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Karate Classes

Gain Confidence • Tuesdays & Thursdays

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.

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Youth Sports Leagues

Kids playing sportsGet in the Game! • Leagues & Sports Classes • Winter league in session

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 recreational basketball and soccer leagues, we have a program that can help your kids get in the game, break a sweat and learn something new!

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Preschool Sports Classes

Our multi-sport programs promote fitness by providing an introduction to a wide variety of sports, games and a variety of enrichment activities while emphasizing character values and sportsmanship. 

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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

Pool • We offer lap swim, recreational swim, and aquatics activities. View Pool Schedule

Swim • Swim lessons provide a lifetime of safety and fun in the water. Browse Swim Lessons

 


 

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Adult Health and Fitness Activities

Adult Soccer Leagues

Kick It Up A Notch • Multiple leagues available

Our Adult 6v6 Soccer Leagues are starting soon and are great for all levels of play. Our adult arena leagues guarantee nine games (plus playoffs), and ref fees are included in your team registration fee. Check out our upcoming leagues below.

  • Coed League: Tuesdays beginning January 7
  • Men's 30+: Thursdays beginning February 13

To register please call us today at (619) 226-8888 or stop by the Welcome Center at the Ryan Family YMCA.

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Personal Training

Challenge Yourself • 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.

Begin Your Fitness Journey Today

 


 

 

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Y's Active Adults (50+)

Ongoing Y Active Adult Activities

Tai Chi Chuan with John and Lily 
9:00 am, Wednesdays & Fridays

Pilates with Marianne
4:30pm on Mondays & 7:00am on Wednesdays

Hatha Yoga with Jen
10:00 am, Tuesdays & Thursdays

Forever Fit
9:00 am, Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays

Exercise Lite
11:30 am, Tuesdays & Thursdays

Aqua Fit Deep- Water Ex
7:30 am, Monday-Wednesday
11:00 am, Wednesdays & Fridays and 7:00 am Fridays

Aqua Fit - Water Ex
11:00 am, Monday, Tuesday & Thursday

 


 

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Special Events and Activities

Love Your Heart Day

Blood Pressure Screenings • February 14 • 9:00 - 11:00 am

Get your blood pressure checked and see how the Y can help you lower and maintain healthy numbers! Love Your Heart is a one-day, annual event in which organizations from across the U.S. and Mexico join together to provide FREE blood pressure screenings to the public on Valentine’s Day. Last year’s Love Your Heart event helped over 50,000 people get to know their blood pressure numbers and take charge of their heart health!

 


 

What's happening at a Y near you?

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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Questions? Contact Us!

If you have any questions or concerns, our membership team is here to help! Call us at (619) 226-8888 during regular business hours or email us at [email protected] and we'll get back to you soon!