What's New this Month
At Jackie Robinson Family YMCA
Make the Most of Your Y
Health and Wellness Highlights
Health and Wellness Fitness Challenge BINGO
July 15-August 15 • Grab a BINGO card from the Front Desk and complete the challenges on the card! Once challenges have been completed, get a staff member to sign off. Complete 5 in a row and get entered into a drawing for a prize like Y gear or a free month of membership! Play as many times with as many cards as you want! Good luck!
Are you ready to transform?
To truly transform, you need strength and cardio training, nutrition support, and avenues for motivation and accountability. The 12 Week Transformation program provides all of that and more for a fraction of the price of personal training.
Train like a champion!
This class is designed to use the strength and conditioning secrets that boxers use. Not only will you learn some self defense, but you'll break a sweat while doing it!
Free Workshops for Healthy Living
Health Habits for Adults
Healthy habits for adults is a free, nutritional workshop series. Only ONE installment is left in this 4 part series: Hydration for Health, July 23 at 10:30 am. Come learn about the impact water has on us and how you can use it to improve your health.
The Diabetic Education workshop series is meant for thos 50+ who have Diabetes or Pre-Diabetes. Only ONE installment is left in this series: Diabetes Myths, July 27 at 10:00 am-11:30 am.
Doc Talk Series: Managing Stress and Stress Reduction
August 7 @ 6:00 pm • This workshop will focus on common stressors in families and provide tools for families to manage their stress. This session will be taught by a Rady pediatrician, psychologyst, or psychiatrist. All attendees will receive a free children's book and healthy snack!
Doc Talk Series: Home Safety & Injury Prevention
August 21 @ 6:00 pm • Learn about safe sleep, water safety, and drowning prevention, fall prevention and window safety, medication safety. Families who attend will recieve a free children's book and a Safety Resource Packet with tools to help make thier home safe for all their children. This session is taught by physicians from the Rady's Children's Emergency Department.
Senior Health Expo
September 14 @ 9:00 am-1:00 pm • Join us in the gymnasium to learn more ways to stay healthy. Continental breakfast will be provided and there will be raffles and give aways!
Senior Health Workshop
September 27 @ 11:00 am-12:00 pm • Join us for a workshop on Alzheimer's education.
Sports and Dance Highlights
Hip-Hop Team and Level 1 Classes
Jackie Robinson invites you to move to the music and join the hip-hop dance team for kids and teens ages 10-18. Just starting in dance and not ready for a competitive team? Take a level one class and learn the basic skills and techniques of hip-hop!
Saturdays @ 11:00 am-12:30 pm • Move to the beat as your strengthen your heart and lungs. African-dance-based group exercise classes combine the fun of fancy footwork with a great cardio workout that builds strength and stamina simultaneously.
Free for members! No need to register.
Family Movie Night
Every Month's Third Friday • August 17, 5:00 pm • Join us in the Intergenerational Room to watch Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa. Free and no registration required!
Parent Child Bonding Event
August 25 Please join us for a great time as we focus on family bonding on the field! There will be games, arts & crafts, dancing music and more!
Tuesdays and Thursdays 5:00 pm-6:00 pm
Join us at our sewing club in the Teen Center and get in touch with your crafty and artistic side!
Free, but registration is required!
Every Second and Fourth Monday 10:30 am-11:30 am
No boots required! Our line dancing is not country western style.
Free and no registration required!
Every First and Third Monday 12:00 pm-2:00 pm
Join us as we work with fabric and textiles and get in touch with your crafty and artistic side! There are new projects every month!
Free and no registration required!
Member Appreciation Event
Every Final Monday of the Month 10:00 am-12:00 pm
Every Final Thursday or the Month 10:30 am-11:30 am
|Come and celebrate with us in the Intergenerational Room!|
Y Active Adults: Age 50+
YAA Summer Barbecue
August 30 1:00 pm-4:00 pm • More information to come! Contact Araceli Lamb with any questions.
Free Summer Lunch, Meals, and Snacks • The San Diego Unified School District Summer Fun Cafe will provide free lunch meals and snacks to our summer campers now through August 17. This progarm is also open to the community! Lunches served from 12:00 pm-1:00 pm and snacks from 4:00-4:30 pm.
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!
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.
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!
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