The Jackie Robinson Family YMCA is
committed to decreasing the digital divide in our community by providing kids
and families the tools and training they need be successful in school and the
Founded in October 2001 with assistance from Cox Communications, the Innovation Center at Jackie Robinson Family YMCA
contains 11 computer workstations with high-speed Internet service.
The Innovation Center provides participants:
- Technology fun for children including age-appropriate games and after-school programs.
- Websurfing and email including access to FaceBook, Instagram and other social media.
- Use of any standard Microsoft Office program, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher.
- Much more!
A recent volunteer-led remodeling project has
reestablished the Innovation Center as a warm, welcoming area with a
variety of opportunities for youth, adults, and families to learn and grow.
In the future, the Innovation Center will be offering free classes on a variety of computer basics. If you are interested in volunteering as a tech lab monitor or instructor, please click here.
The Jackie Robinson Family YMCA appreciates the support of the following organizations:
Booz Allen Hamilton
San Diego Broadband Initiative/
San Diego Futures Foundation
San Diego Workforce Partnership
Hours of Operation
- Monday - Friday
4:30pm - 7:30pm
Tutoring Innovation Hours
Tutoring hours will resume in the fall for educational support for the school year join us:
- Tuesday and Thursday
The Mobile Academy is a refurbished 66-passenger school bus that has been equipped with eight laptop computer workstations. In addition, indoor & outdoor video inputs, game stations, sound system, and heater/air conditioners create an atmosphere that allows a variety of uses year-round.
The main purpose of the bus is to provide computer access to before
and after school programs located off site within the service area, however The
exterior is wrapped with a mural of Jackie Robinson, making it a highly
recognizable vehicle at job fairs, day camps, and various other community
To bring the tech bus to your school or event, please contact James Price, Transportation Director at 619-264-0144 x109.