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Our Mission

"The YMCA of San Diego County is dedicated to improving the quality of human life and to helping all people realize their fullest potential as children of God through development of the spirit, mind and body."


Program Goals

The YMCA of San Diego County accomplishes its Mission through programs that seek to help individuals with respect to one or more of the following:

  • To develop self-confidence and self-respect and an appreciation of their own worth as individuals.

  • To develop core values for daily living based upon Judeo-Christian teachings that help achieve their highest potential as children of God being sensitive to individual beliefs.

  • To grow as responsible members of their families and citizens of their communities.

  • To appreciate that health of mind and body is a sacred gift and that wellness, physical fitness, and mental well-being are conditions to be achieved and maintained.

  • To develop their capacities for responsible leadership and use them in their own groups and in community life.

  • To appreciate the beauty, diversity, and interdependencies of the environment and resources which God has provided in this world.

Program Facts


The YMCA touches the lives of nearly one out of every ten people in San Diego County.

By the Numbers
Total
Total Members & Participants292,935
Youth
129,904
Adults
163,031
Contributors
18,192
Policy Volunteers
735
Program Volunteers
1,283
Fundraising Volunteers
3,011
Branches and Operating Units
28
YMCA Resident Camps
3
Youth & Family Services Projects 6
YMCA Child Development Programs
175
Swimming Pools
22
Total Staff
3,753
Full-time Staff
745
Part-time Staff
3,008