What's New This Month At Copley-Price Family YMCA

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Spring Into Fitness

Kickstart your summer fitness goals! Join us in our Wellness Bingo challenge from April 1-30, and complete 5 challenges in a row to be entered into a drawing to win a free month of membership and some YMCA gear. Challenges include activities such as doing a cardio workout, taking a group exercise class, doing an outdoor activity, doing a strength workout and more!

How to play:

  • Grab a Bingo card from the Wellness Center or our Wellness Staff
  • Complete 5 challenges in a row to earn Bingo
  • Once you have Bingo, turn your card in to a YMCA staff member to be entered into the drawing


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Popular Family Activities

Parents Night Out

Fun For All • April 26 • 5:30-9:00 pm

Parents Night Out gives you the opportunity to enjoy an evening out while the kids have fun at the Y! Each night includes a fun theme with related games, arts & crafts, and healthy snacks for the kids. For ages 3-12 and must be potty trained. Register at the Welcome Center.

Register Today

Birthday Parties

Let's Celebrate • Multiple Dates Available

Dive in for a fun party in the pool at the Y! We have several options available. We book birthday parties on a first come, first served basis.

Learn More About Birthday Parties

Mini Movers

Get Up And Move • Saturdays • 8:30-9:15 am

Our parent and child dance classes are a fun introduction to the world of dance. Creative classes let kids and parents boogie down while playing games, while others teach hip hop or ballet!

Learn More About Mini Movers

Save the Date: 21st Annual "It's For The Kids" Golf Tournament

For the Kids • May 20, 2019

Join us for the 21st Annual “It’s For The Kids” Golf Tournament! Participation includes access to the exclusive Fairbanks Ranch Country Club, giveaways and prizes, lunch and dinner included in the registration fee, and a silent auction. All proceeds support the youth and camp programming at Copley-Price Family YMCA. 

Register Today!



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Activities for Children

Safety Around Water

Strong Swimmers, Confident Kids • May

Join us in May for our Safety Around Water campaign — a month-long program dedicated to teaching your child critical drown-prevention skills. Find a branch near you for low- to no-cost lessons in the month of May. Space is limited. Registration closes April 26 — register online today! Swim safety is vitally important to fulfilling the Y’s mission and cause. Because we are devoted to the well-being of every person involved in Y programs, ensuring water safety is an important part of what we do every day. Equip your children with the tools they need to be confident in and around water so they don’t lose out on the health benefits of exercise, the opportunities to bond with family and friends and the sense of accomplishment when they learn new skills.

Register Now For Safety Around Water Classes

Intersession Day Camp

Best Spring Ever! • April 1-23

Does your child’s holiday school schedule not match your schedule? We’re here to help! We offer intersession camp for children ages 5-12 when the San Diego Unified School District is out of session. Campers, ages 5-6, will enjoy traditional camp activities such as arts and crafts, songs, sports instruction and swim time. Campers ages 7-12 will enjoy field trips, sports instruction, swim time and more!

Register Here

Spring Cheerleading

Get Your Spirit On! • April 1-30

This exciting cheer program is open to all boys and girls who love to dance, cheer and perform. Within this program, children learn various tumbling, basic stunts and dance and cheer combinations as preparation for high school team auditions. Along with these skills, children practice teamwork, gain confidence, learn excellent leadership skills. We offer an Intro to Cheerleading program for ages 6-10 and Intermediate Cheer for ages 10-16. 

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Soccer Academy

Let's Kick It • May 1-29 • Wednesdays • 5:00-5:45 pm

Whether you're a soccer fanatic, a first-time player, or have a kid who's looking to learn, the YMCA has the soccer program you're looking for! Our soccer academy for children ages 3-5 focuses on the skills, rules, and fundamentals of the game. Kids will work on technique, passing, shooting and dribbling with drills and excellent coaching.

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Water Acclimation Swim Lessons

Swim With Confidence • Saturdays

Water acclimation classes increase students' comfort with underwater exploration and introduce basic self-rescue skills. Instructors focus on helping students explore getting comfortable with movement in the water, developing basic skills to propel and glide, and teaching basic aquatic safety.

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Martial Arts

Learn Respect • Tuesdays & Fridays 

The YMCA offers a variety of martial arts classes for different ages and skill levels. These classes are a great way to learn self-discipline, self-esteem, and respect.

  • Beginner: 6-7pm, Ages 5-12
  • Intermediate: 7-8pm, Ages 6-12
  • Advanced: 8-9pm, Ages 7-12

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Youth Dance Classes

Dance to the Beat • Multiple days and times available

Our youth dance classes are fun, healthy and challenging, and come in a wide range of dance types. For example, basic introduction to classical ballet and tap focuses on having fun while learning terms, feet and arm placement, dance etiquette and technique, while high energy boys and girls will have a blast learning hip hop basics and introductory break dance moves to today's popular music in a fun, age-appropriate class. Choose from a variety of dance classes, including ballet and tap, hip hop, tumbling and more!

Register Today!

Spring Youth Sports

Kids playing sportsGet in the Game! • Classes run monthly

No matter your child's age of interest, we have a fun and engaging program for it that focuses on teamwork, friendly competition, athletics and encouragement.

From preschool sports to youth basketball clinics, from recreational soccer to basketball leagues, we have a program that can help your kids get in the game, break a sweat and learn something new!

Co-ed Youth Sports Leagues

Basketball League • Ages 5-17 • March 30-June 15
Soccer League Ages 4-17 • March 30-June 15

  • Skills assessment: March 30
  • First week of practice : April 8-12
  • First game: April 13
  • Last game: June 15
  • Last day to register: April 13

Register Today

Ongoing Activities for Your Children

Sports • Bring your game to the Y this spring! Browse Sports Activities

Dance • Dancing is a fun and creative workout experience that's fun for all ages! Browse Dance Activities

Pool • We offer lap swim, recreational swim, and aquatics activities. View Pool Schedule

Swim • Swim lessons provide a lifetime of safety and fun in the water.Browse Swim Lessons



Activities for Teens

Y-Strong Girls Program

Growing Confident Women • Ages 13-18 • April 18

The Y-Strong Girls Program is dedicated to providing tools to empower young women to create meaningful lives through healthy choices, self-awareness, mindfulness, movement, camaraderie and community involvement. Save the date for our Y-Strong Girls info night on April 18 from 6:00-8:00 pm! Grab a few friends and join us for an appetizer and dessert reception where we will find out more about this fabulous new program! RSVP to Alicia Branam at [email protected] or 619-280-9622. 

More Info On Y-Strong Girls

Bring A Friend

Changing Lives • Ages 13-17

Bring a friend into the Teen Center for Y-Teen Achievers for an opportunity to earn a free YMCA membership!

Y Teen Achievers

Changing Lives • Ages 13-17

The YMCA Teen Achievers Program (Y-TAP) aims to creating safe spaces for teens in San Diego’s City Heights and neighboring communities. The program includes tutoring, computer lab access, dinner, Urbanlife Rooftop Garden opportunities, field trips, Workshop Wednesdays and Fun Friday activities!

Homework Help & Dinner

Developing Our Youth • Ages 13-18 • 2:00-6:00 pm • Monday-Friday

The Teen Center at Copley-Price Family YMCA  provides school readiness, self-improvement, and academic support includingtoring, college preparation, mentoring, study skill workshops, computer lap access.

More Info On Teen Programs


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Activities for Health and Wellness

Personal Training

Get Fit • Multiple Dates and Times Available

Our certified personal trainers use their knowledge of current research concepts, methods of sound exercise principles, and state-of-the-art equipment to guide you to your fitness goals. Based on your health and individual needs, our personal trainers will customize and implement a program to fit your goals. No matter your fitness level, nothing can replace the support, challenge, and accountability that come with a trainer onboard your workout.

Learn More About Personal Fitness


Healing the Whole Person • Mondays and Wednesdays • May 6 - July 24 • 12:00-1:15pm

Participants work with Y staff trained in supportive cancer care to safely achieve their goals such as building muscle mass and strength; increasing flexibility and endurance; and improving confidence and self-esteem. If you are interested or know anyone who may benefit from this program, please contact Pat Resnick at [email protected] or 619-280-9622 by April 22. Intake interview and medical clearance required.

More Info on LiveSTRONG

12-Week Transformation Challenge

Become Your Best Self • Mondays and Wednesdays • Multiple Times Available

This 12-week program is designed to set you up for success in transforming your mind and body to become the best version of yourself. Priced at less than $15 per class for members, it incorporates all aspects of general fitness: cardio, strength, core training, weight training, resistance training, bodyweight workout, static and dynamic workouts and nutritional support.

Begin Your Fitness Journey Today!


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Y's Active Adults (50+)

Ongoing Y Active Adult Activities

11:00 am-2:00 pm • Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays & Sundays

Take a swing at this fun game! Register at Welcome Center for a wristband prior to playing.

Walk Club
8:30-9:30 am •  Fridays

Join us each Friday for an easy, fun way to get some light exercise and make new friends! Walks are weather permitting.

10:00 am • April 18, May 2 & 16

Meditate for a better you! Come learn ways to relax your mind and body to connect with your inner peace.

Textile Club
10:00 am-12:30 pm • April 18, May 2 & 16

Textile Guild will be introducing Punch Needle Embroidery! You are also welcome to bring your own project and enjoy the company!

Lions, Tigers and Bears
8:00 am • April 26

Lions, Tigers and Bears is an animal sanctuary that takes in exotic animals whose previous owners have found they are unable to care for, or have abused/mistreated them. Register by April 13.

San Diego Zoo Walk
9:00 am • May 7

Join YAA at the San Diego Zoo for a moderate paced walk along the paved paths! This activity is free for Zoo members, or pay the Zoo entrance fee. 

Book Club
12:30-2:00 pm •  May 8

Meet in the Teen Center to discuss the book of the month, "Next Year in Havana," by Chanel Cleeton. Bring lunch or grab a bit from the café!

Medicare & Long Term Care
6:30-7:30 pm • May 15

Join us for a FREE workshop designed specifically for those interested in planning for their future long term care needs as well as making sure they have the BEST Medicare plan.

Liberty Station Walk
9:00 am • May 18

Join us at Liberty Station for a walk to the Cancer Survivors Park and Spanish Landing. Optional lunch after. All ages welcome. Register by May 13.

Movie Night at Copley-Price Family YMCA
Time TBD •  May 21

Come out for an evening flick for only $5.00 at the Mission Valley AMC! Stay tuned -  movie & time is TBD! Register by May 19.

9:00 am • May 23

Join us for fun and informative tours. Take MTS from here or meet at SDSU at 12:45 pm. Deadline to register is May 20.

Learn More About YAA Programs


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Special Events and Activities 

17th Annual YMCA Active Adults Day at the Bay

Celebrate Together • May 22 • 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

The YMCA of San Diego County is proud to celebrate National Senior Health & Fitness Day with a Day at the Bay. This yearly event brings together the Y's Active Adult senior community to participate in physical and social activities to enhance the spirit, mind and body. Join us for lunch and activities including: kayaking, paddle boarding, exercise classes, sailing, lawn games and more! 

Register Today!

Save the Date: 21st Annual "It's For The Kids" Golf Tournament

For the Kids • May 20, 2019

Join us for the 21st Annual “It’s For The Kids” Golf Tournament! Participation includes access to the exclusive Fairbanks Ranch Country Club, giveaways and prizes, lunch and dinner included in the registration fee, and a silent auction. All proceeds support the youth and camp programming at Copley-Price Family YMCA. 

Register Today!

Healthy Kids Day

Awakening Imaginations • April 27 • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Y is here to awaken imaginations, provide new activities and teach healthy habits! Join us on April 27 from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm for Healthy Kids Day, the Y's national initiative to promote active minds and healthy bodies! Come and see what we've got planned to support your family's health and well-being this summer and all year long. 

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What's happening at a Y near you?

Look at the New for You pages of the YMCA branches near you to see what exciting events you can attend at the Y! Take advantage of your all-access membership and our 18-branch network!


Stay in the know. Sign up for text alerts!

Stay up to date with facility updates such as class cancellations, pool closures and adjusted hours. Go to Copley-Price Family YMCA alerts on RainedOut and follow the instructions for either text or email alerts (or both).

CPPOOLS - Pool closures and schedule changes
CPFACILITY - Alerts regarding facility hours, holiday closures, studio closures and more
CPGROUPEX - Alerts regarding group exercise classes
CPWATEREX - Alerts regarding water exercise classes



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Questions? Contact Us!

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