What's New At Toby Wells YMCA 


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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!

Memorial Day Hours

We’re open on Memorial Day, Monday, May 30, with modified hours! We will be open from 7:00am – 2:00pm.

Pool Closure on June 12

On Sunday, June 12, we will be closing all pools in our association for an all-day event dedicated to training our aquatics team to prevent, recognize and respond to all aquatic situations. All aquatics positions will be required to participate in this ongoing effort to maximize safety in our pools.

MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS IN MAY

Mental health is no less important than our physical health. We invite young people, ages 13 to 24, to experience the Y FREE and find new activities and that support positive mental health. Find resources and learn more about teen free access eligibility.

MAY IS NATIONAL DROWNING PREVENTION MONTH

Did you know that the Y has been the nation’s leader in swim instruction and water exercise for more than 100 years? Swim lessons are a key component for drowning prevention — reducing the likelihood of drowning by 88%! This May, join the Y – “America’s Swim Instructor” – in taking steps to increase safety around water. Read more about National Drowning Prevention Month.

Learn to Swim at the Y!

Y's across San Diego County offer group and private swim lesson for ALL ages! Join the national campaign to prevent drowning. Sign up for swim lessons today!

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.

Y FAMILY NIGHT AT SAN DIEGO LOYAL SC GAME

Join us on June 11 for Y Family Night as San Diego Loyal take on Hartford Athletic! The club is donating $6 of every ticket purchased to support YMCA youth soccer scholarships. Buy your tickets today!

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!


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Health and Wellness

TEAM CHALLENGE IS BACK

Interested in small group training? Team Challenge is back and kicks off on May 14! Over six weeks, you'll be challenged to move more and eat more healthfully. Managing weight is just one part of the picture; we want to focus more broadly to help you be your best. Each week, you can earn points for yourself and your team by working out and practicing healthy living. Register today!

WELCOME TO SHERIKA

We're thrilled to welcome our new health and wellness coordinator, Sherika Morman. Sherika will oversee our group fitness and dance programming, and brings over 20 years of experience to the Y.

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! Learn more.


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Y Active Adults (50+)

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:

  • NEW: Forever Fit with Sherika, Fridays at 9:15am
  • Water exercise classes in the indoor pool
  • Balance
  • Exercise Lite
  • Hatha Yoga
  • Pilates

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Activities for Kids and Families

CHARACTER BUILDERS

Open registration for Toby Wells YMCA Character Builders before and/or after school child care opens May 6 for the 2022-2023 school year. View all Character Builder site locations and learn more about the program.

Preschool Open House
Saturday, June 4, from 10am - 12pm

Join us for a preschool open house and learn why YMCA Preschools are a great place for your child to learn, play and grow! During the open house, families will get a tour of the facility, learn about our unique curriculum and meet our directors. Learn more about Toby Wells YMCA Preschool.

SUMMER CAMP

Camp is calling! Registration is open now for summer day camps at 14 YMCAs and three overnight camps at YMCA Camp Marston, YMCA Raintree Ranch and YMCA Camp Surf. Sign up early to save your spot — many camps are already full.

DANCE

Register now for the March session of ballet/tap and hip-hop dance classes for ages 3-12. Sign up

GYMNASTICS

Jump into fun with gymnastics! Toddlers and teens can grow strong, get confident and find balance in a safe, fun and encouraging environment. Learn more.

NEW: We are now enrolling for parent/child, preschool gymnastics, and Little Ninjas classes! Learn more.

ADAPTIVE SWIM & GYMNASTICS

Did you know we offer adaptive gymnastics and swim lessons geared for all ability levels? Our adaptive programs help build your child’s confidence and develop fine motor skills in small, structured classes personalized to meet their needs. Contact Ashley Kurth at [email protected] for gymnastics and David Mangat at [email protected] for swim inquiries. 


Events and Special Activities

BLOOD DRIVES

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.


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COMMUNICATION PREFERENCES

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CONTACT US

If you have any questions or concerns, our membership team is here to help! Call us at (858) 496-9622 during regular business hours or send an email: [email protected], and we'll get back to you soon!