Facility Updates

Aqua Palooza • June 10
All San Diego County YMCA pools will be closed for county-wide lifeguard training. As we get our staff ready to make your summer here a safe and enjoyable one, we appreciate your patience and understanding.

Father's Day • June 17
All YMCAs throughout San Diego County are FREE and OPEN to the community on Father's Day. Spend time with your dad relaxing in the pool, shooting some baskets in the gym, or even taking a walk on the treadmill in the Wellness Center before you head to your festivities.

Keep an out for Seer Surveys in your inbox. By filling out the Seer Survey, you're helping the Y better serve our members and our communities.

 

June Highlight: Day Camp

Summer Day Camp: Best Summer Ever

June 18 • When school is out, the fun times are at the Y! Summer Day Camp begins June 18 and there is still time to register. Get all camp info and register for camps here.

Camp Meet and Greet
June 7 • 6-7 p.m.
Get to the know our camp leadership team whether you've already registered or want to learn more before you do!

 

June Highlight: Volunteer Celebration and Camp Fundraiser

Annual Summer Celebration

June 14 • 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Bali Hai Restaurant 

Peninsula Family YMCA's Annual Summer Celebration is an event that celebrates our amazing volunteers and raises money to support families in our community.
We are thankful for anyone who registers to attend and joins us for a buffet dinner, live music, a silent auction, raffles, and a live auction for camp scholarships.

Last year, we were able to send 220 kids to summer camp with the funds raised at this annual celebration. This year, we expect to support even more local families.

For more information, registration, or open donation and scholarship options for those unable to attend, go here.

 

Health

Yoga Workshop: Deepen Your Practice

June 9 • 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Registration closes June 8. Space is limited.
Members $20 | Participants $30

When life get stressful, as it inevitably does, it's common that the last thing we prioritize is time for ourselves. Take a few moments in this brief workshop to learn how to sit, breathe, and relax and why you should meditate. 

Junior Lifeguard Prep

June 25-June 29 • 7-7:40 p.m. • Ages 7-17
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday

Early Bird Registration (Before June 21): Members $57 | Participants $71
Registration (Post June 21): Members $62 | Participants $76

These classes are for those interested in being lifeguards. They are designed to help build endurance, prepare young people for the swim test, and ensure that they have basic lifesaving tools.

Personal training • Hiring a personal trainer is one of the sure-fire ways to ensure you stay on track to meet your goals! See Personal Training for general information and see sessions for purchase at Peninsula Family Y.

Group exercise
 • Try yoga, BODYPUMP, HIIT, Zumba, cycling, Pilates and more! See our weekly updated group exercise schedule on our homepage.

LIVESTRONG • LIVESTRONG at the YMCA, a small group program developed and established in partnership with the LIVESTRONG Foundation, assists those who are living with, through, or beyond cancer to strengthen their spirit, mind and body

Sports • Bring your game to the Y through leagues and classes!

Martial Arts • Our instructors are among the best in their respective martial art, providing an encouraging, non-intimidating, and family-friendly environment.

PLAY (Physical Learning Activities for Youth) • PLAY is a school kid program that's curriculum and daily activities center around physical fitness, health education, and character development. For more information, message our PLAY Director, Kayla Timmons, [email protected] 

Pool • To see when lap swim, recreational swim, and aquatics activities are happening, check out our monthly pool schedule.

Swim • Swim lessons provide a lifetime of safety and fun in the water. Choose private or group lessons (listed as stages) for all ages. See regular monthly swim lessons and programs.

 

Family and Social

Register for Character Builders

Character Builders is an on site before and after school program that offers snacks, outdoor play, homework assistance, art and science activities, and literacy projects. Registration is open now!
Register by emailing Pam Meza, the Childcare Director for Character Builders, at [email protected] 

Y Active Adults: Age 50+ group

In addition to offering health and wellness activities geared toward the active older adults, Peninsula Family YMCA also offers events for the Y Active Adults to socialize and go on outings
To see what's coming up, use our Program Finder or contact the YAA Program Director, Audrey Hillman at [email protected]

 

Promotions: By Your Side

Help Send Kids to Camp

Join the YMCA's effort to send as many kids to camp regardless of economic background. Next time you eat at Sombrero Mexican Food, you can donate $1 or more to camp scholarships for families in need and in return, you get a $1 off coupon for any combo on your next visit.

Sombrero Mexican food has 15 locations in San Diego! See their menu, including their Healthy Dining and Kid's options, and find a location near you at http://www.sombreromex.com/

Meet San Diego Sports Legends and Contribute to the Y

Come to the San Diego Legends 5k, Saturday June 9, to run with San Diego sports legends from the Padres, Sockers, Chargers, and Aztecs.

When you register for the SD Legends - Celebrity 5k with the promo code  YMCASD  25% of your registration goes directly to the YMCA of San Diego County.

To see everything your registration includes, all of the San Diego sports celebrities who you'll be running alongside, and to register, go to http://ismsports.net/legends5k

 

Share the Love, Love the Reward
Our members are great at spreading the word about the Y to their friends. Next time your friend joins, be sure to tell us about it, so we can give you a FREE month of membership. You can save up to $88!

Frequent Y'er
When you visit the Y 12 times in a month, you could win a prize! Ask for your Frequent Y'er card at the Welcome Center.

KickStart
When you're either starting or getting back into exercise, having someone there to get you started and guide you can be key to establishing the habit of a regular routine. KickStart is a free, 30-day program available to all members. Sign up for your appointment at the Welcome Center today!