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Health and Wellness Highlight

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!

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Personal Training

Hiring a personal trainer is one of the sure-fire ways to ensure you stay on track to meet your goals!

Register here!

Group Exercise

Try yoga, BODYPUMP, HIIT, Zumba, cycling, Pilates and more!

Live Group Exercise Schedule

GRAVITY Group Classes

The GRAVITY Training System uses a rolling glide board that allows you to use your own bodyweight against the pull of gravity for more than 250 exercises and efficient workouts.Register here!

PULSE Heart Rate Training

Pulse Heart Rate Training challenges your cardiovascular system through appropriate exercises and uses HR training zones to ensure you're exercising at the perfect effort and effect level.

Learn more here!

Register today!


Sports and Swim Highlights

Pickleball Tournament and Lunch

Come join us for a fun Pickleball tournament for intermediate level players on Wednesday Aug 8 at 9:00 am.  Lunch and awards will be served afterwards. 

Sign up with a partner or contact Barbara Madsen at [email protected] if you need one. 

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Adult Coed Volleyball League

You can't spell volley without the Y! Join our recreational volleyball league for intermediate to advanced players this July 31 to get fit and have fun!

Join Today!

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Bring your game to the Y through leagues and classes!

Register today!


Dancing is a fun and creative workout experience that's fun for all ages!

Register today!

SkateCome to our off-site skate & bike park for skate lessons.Register today!
PoolWe offer lap swim, recreational swim, and aquatics activities.Monthly Pool Schedule
SwimSwim lessons provide a lifetime of safety and fun in the water. As summer approaches, choose private or group lessons (listed as stages) for all ages.Register for lessons today!



Family Highlights

Kids Y Night

July 28 @ 4:00 pm-8:00 pm • Drop your kids off at the Y while you enjoy a night out. Pack a healthy dinner, and we’ll provide a snack. Participants will enjoy a science project, craft time and free play before heading to the Community Room for a movie! Registration required at the Welcome Center!


Y Active Adults: Ages 50+ Highlights

Laguna Beach Festival of Arts

July 18-August 30 @ 1:15 pm

Enjoy the 85th Annual Pageant of the Masters in a unique theatrical celebration of art.

Register here!

Del Mar Races

August 29 @ 12:00 pm

Enjoy the races and bet on a good time at the Del Mar horse races.

Register here!

Kayaking Trips

August 3-18

Come kayak Shelter Island, Coronado Tidelands Park, or the San Diego Bay!  

Register here!

Knee and Hip Pre/Post Rehab

Led by certified aquatic personal trainers, this class is designed for those who are planning to or have undergone knee or hip replacements. Prepare your body or continue to improve strength and mobility following discharge from a clinical physical therapy setting. See the flier for more information.

Register here!

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Powerful Feet

August 8 @ 11:00 am-12:00 pm

Your toes, ankles and lower legs create your foundation. This is your point of contact that influences your interaction with your surroundings. Find out more in this lecture.

Register here!

Essential Oils

August 21 @ 5:30 pm-7:00 pm

Join us for a class dedicated to enhancing your health and wellness using the power of Essential Oils. Learn the basics and take some home.

Register here!

Textile Workshop

July 26 @ 12:00 pm-2:00 pm

August 9 @ 12:00 pm-2:00 pm

August 23 @ 12:00 pm-2:00 pm

Come to this free workshop to learn Hawaiian Hand Quilting with likeminded, creatively inclined people!

〉Click Here for Trail Walkers Events

Join the Trail Walkers group led by Karen Barry, who has been hiking all over San Diego since 2008. We'll explore a different place around the county each month. Join the fun and meet others on your walks. We'll provide snacks and water.

Trail Walkers: Walker Reserve

July 21 @ 7:45 am-11:00 am

Register and learn more here!

Trail Walkers: Tijuana Estuary

August 18 @ 7:45 am-11:00 am

Register and learn more here!

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Mondays @ 1:00 pm-3:00 pm


Morning Social

Thursdays* @ 9:30 am-11:30 am

*Except the first Thursday of the month

Haiku Writing

Second and Fourth Fridays @ 11:30 am-12:30 pm


Mexican Trains

First and Third Wednesdays @ 10:30 am-12:00 pm


Hand and Foot Card Game

Second and Third Mondays @ 11:00 am-1:00 pm


Rare Bear Sewing

Second and Fourth Monday @ 8:30 am-11:00 am



Tuesdays* @ 11:30 am-2:30 pm

Sundays @ 12:30 pm-4:00 pm

*Except the third Tuesday of the month


Third Tuesday @ 1:00 pm-12:30 pm

First Thursday @ 1:00-2:30 pm


Camp Highlights

Mission Valley Summer Day Camp has begun! There are new camps every week and you can register now!

There are still 5 weeks of camp left, including Extreme Science, CSI Mystery, Ninjago, and Project Runway camp in addition to our traditional day camps.

No matter their age or interest, you'll find a camp perfect for your little adventurer!


Learning and Development

Cymer Digital Studio

Cymer Digital Studio is a learning environment exclusive to Mission Valley YMCA outfitted with high-tech tools and professional-quality digital equipment.
You can utilize the studio by attending a class or program there, such as Youth Robotics or Adult Photoshop, or by attending open studio hours

Register for a workshop

CPR and First Aid Workshops

The YMCA provides a CPR and first aid certification training course that covers basic CPR for adults, children, and infants, as well as two-person administrated CPR. The course addresses airway management, bag valve use, and AED training. Upon completion, the certification card remainds valid for two years. All participants receive an AHA manual to use during class.

Register for a workshop


Promotions: By Your Side

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.

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! 


What's happening at a Y near you?

First, find all the YMCA branches near you.

Then, look at their New for You pages to see what exciting events you can attend a neighbor Y! Take advantage of your Join One, Join All membership and our 18 branch network!