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June 02, 2015

All Families Count

Thank you for being a Y supporter! For 133 years, the YMCA of San Diego County has been committed to making the greatest possible impact on the lives of all people and on the future health of families in our community. This is our top priority. We have a 10-year strategic vision – All Families Count ...more

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January 02, 2014

Commit to Community Service

Commit to Community Service on Martin Luther King Jr. Day Contributing to the greater good strengthens the individual and the community By Baron Herdelin-Doherty, President and CEO, YMCA of San Diego County At Ys across the nation, more than half a million volunteers provide crucial suppo ...more

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October 08, 2013

Big Day for Copley-Price Family YMCA

We are thrilled to celebrate the Copley-Price Family YMCA today as it Breaks Ground at New City Heights Location. The Copley-Price Family YMCA will be a 53,000 square foot, LEED certified facility. It will feature two pools, gymnasium, pre-school and school-age child care centers, teen center, spacious fitness and wellness c ...more

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August 07, 2013

Giving Back

Eight Well Deserving Y Kids Received a SURPRISE FREE BikeCourtesy of Barney & Barney, LLC and Corporate TeamsSeveral Barney & Barney employees led by staff from CorporateTeams, a team building and event planning group, built bikes for eight deserving children from the Palomar Family YMCA in Escondido, CA, one of S ...more

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Tags: community, giving

December 10, 2012

JOIN the Y & Make a Commitment to You

JOIN the Y for Free* and Make a Commitment to YouAll Y locations throughout San Diego County are Waiving their Joining Fee from Dec. 15, 2012 – Jan. 19, 2013; *monthly membership fees applyThe Y is a nonprofit like no other. Be a member of something special. From Dec. 15, 2012 – January 19, 2013, all Y locations is ...more

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October 23, 2012

Copley Family YMCA Annual Civic Tribute

The Copley Family YMCA is pleased to announce the 30th Annual Civic Tribute on Tues., Oct. 30, 2012, 5:30 p.m. at the Hilton Bayfront San Diego, 1 Park Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92101. Event proceeds raised at the Annual Civic Tribute Event are used to support the youth of San Diego through the programs and services offer ...more

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October 15, 2012

The Y Is Here For You [VIDEO]

It's time to invest in our kids, our health and our community. Your Y looks different & one thing remains certain, the Y is and always will be dedicated to building healthy, confident secure and connected children, families, and communities.We nurture the potential of children and teens, improve he ...more

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June 27, 2012

Y Women-Only Swim For Muslim Women

Recently, KPBS’s media partner, Speak City Heights, featured the Copley Family YMCA and their programming that offers East African women and their children the opportunity to get in the water and stay active this summer. For these women in City Heights, taking a dip isn’t so easy because of many cultural barriers an ...more

Filed under Programs

April 19, 2012

$10M in Grants from Prop. 84 Funding

The YMCA of San Diego County is pleased to announce that the Copley Family YMCA and the South Bay Family YMCA have each been selected to receive major funding (nearly $10M) through the $368 million Statewide Park Program (SPP) under the Sustainable Communities and Climate Change Reduction Chapter of Proposition 84 ...more

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November 02, 2011


Our nearly 4,000 staff and more than 5,500 volunteers are kids, parents, grandparents, neighbors and local leaders who are personally committed to understanding what our neighborhoods need. The holiday season is a time for giving and every year, our Holiday Toy Drive brings smiles to over 5,000 children. Often this i ...more

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December 17, 2010

2011 YMCA MLK Jr. Breakfast

The YMCA of San Diego County is delighted to announce the 26th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Human Dignity Award Breakfast on Fri., Jan. 14, 2011, 6:30 a.m. at the Town & Country Resort Hotel, 500 Hotel Circle North, San Diego, CA 92108. Tickets are $40.This milestone YMCA of San Diego County ev ...more

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November 17, 2010

1101 Pounds of Food - YMCA Food Drive

As part of Character Development month, the YMCA Food Drive, in partnership with Move For Hunger, benefited Feeding America San Diego, the largest distributor of donated food in San Diego County. Members and participants of several local Ys came together to collect unopened, non-perishable food items to distribute ...more

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November 11, 2010

Jackie Robinson Y Earns $5 Million Grant

The YMCA of San Diego County is pleased to announce that the Jackie Robinson Family YMCA has recently been selected to receive a $4,989,927 grant from California State Parks and the Office of Grants and Local Services (OGALS). This is the only Y to receive one of the 62 state wide grants that were made available u ...more

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October 20, 2010

YMCA YFS Earns $15,000 Sam’s Club Grant

Gift is part of $1 million national charitable giving initiative to support national urban education and outreachYMCA Youth & Family Services, the social service department of the YMCA of San Diego County, has received a grant of $15,000 from Sam’s Club to enhance programs designed to help teens prepare for ...more

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January 08, 2010

Art Project blooms in North Park

YMCA Youth & Family Services Community Art Project blooms in North Park. http://sdnorthparknews.com/2009/12/ymca-youth-family-services-community ...more

Filed under Programs