What's New This Month At Jackie Robinson Family YMCA
Kickstart Your New Year's Fitness Goals
Let’s get a jump start on your New Year’s fitness resolution! Join us in our 12 Days of Fitness challenge, and complete all 12 fitness challenges for a chance to win a variety of prizes.
How to Play:
- Grab a fitness challenge card from the front desk or fitness center
- Each day you complete a challenge, a Wellness Coach will sign off on your challenge card
- Finish all 12 challenges and submit your challenge card to the front-desk for a chance to a variety of prizes
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Human Dignity Award Breakfast
Paying Tribute • January 18 • 6:00-9:00 am
Join us as we pay tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. His words and selfless actions continue to be an inspiration and never-ending call-to-action for tolerance and peace with each new generation. Youth from across San Diego County are invited to submit poetry, art, essays, or spoken-word pieces that illustrate the impact the work of Dr. King has had on their lives. This event will sell out, so reserve your spot early!
School Break Camps
Best Winter Camp Ever! • December 26-January 18
Our week-long camps are exciting ways to spend a school break! We include lots of action-packed trips and activities that keep your children engaged and happy, like daily field trips, arts & crafts, sports and games.
Get Up And Move • Multiple Levels and Days
Our youth dance classes are fun, healthy and challenging, and come in a wide range of dance types. 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.
Level 1, Ages 5-9: Wednesdays, 5:15-6:00 pm
Level 2: Ages 5-9 Thursdays, 5:15-6:00 pm
Level 1, Ages 10-18: Wednesdays, 6:15-7:00 pm
Hip Hop Dance Team, Ages 10-18: Tuesdays/Thursdays, 6:30-8:00 pm
Child Watch/Kids Club
It's For The Kids • Hours Vary By Day
Your kids will have a blast while you work out! This month we will focus on Fall themed arts and crafts for all ages! Friendly reminder - one family at a time at check-in and make sure to have your id ready. Children must have shoes on at all times.
Child Watch will be open on Thanksgiving Day from 7:00-11:00am.
Holiday Sports Clinics
Let’s Play! • December 26-28 • Ages 5-17
Our holiday sports clinics allow kids to work on technique by practicing drills with our excellent coaches. Choose from our soccer, baseball, and basketball clinics and have some fun!
Winter Youth Sports
Get in the Game! • Classes run weekly.
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 volleyball clinics, from soccer to recreational basketball leagues, we have a program that can help your kids get in the game, break a sweat and learn something new!
Basketball • Coed League
Ages 5-6, Ages 7-8, Ages 19-10, Ages 11-12, Ages 13-14
Soccer • Coed League
Ages 5-6, Ages 7-8, Ages 9-10, Ages 11-12, Ages 13-14
Baseball • Coed League
Ages 5-6, Ages 7-8, Ages 9-10, Ages 11-12, Ages 13-14
Cheerleading • Coed League
Ages 5-8, Ages 9-12
Youth Sports Classes
Multisport Class • Ages 3-5
Held on Saturdays from 10:00-11:00 am or 11:00 am-12:00 pm for your little sports enthusiast.
Ongoing Activities for Your Children
Sports • Bring your game to the Y this fall! Browse Sports Activities
Dance • Dancing is a fun and creative workout experience that's fun for all ages! Browse Dance Activities
Activities for Health and Wellness
YMCA and Eliel Cycling
The YMCA has partnered with Eliel Cycling to develop unique, premium Y branded cycling apparel! The online store will only be up for a limited time only and will close on December 10, so order your apparel today!
Get In Line! • December 10 & 24 at 10:30 am • Every Wednesday at 7:00 pm
Join us for line dancing fun on the 2nd and 4th Monday of the month with Pat, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
NEW! Every Wednesday from 7pm-8pm in addition to the other sessions! Ages 7+ welcomed!
Are You Up For The Challenge? • Multiple Dates and Times Available
This program is designed to provide you with motivation and accountability for your personal fitness. Two training sessions per week with a personal trainer. About $16 per-class, scholarships are available. Speak to a Wellness Coach to sign up for your FREE session!
Adult Sports Leagues
Get in the Game • Fridays & Sundays • Begins January
New at Jackie Robinson Family YMCA! Adult sports leagues are a great way to stay active and participate in friendly-competition.
Men's 18 + Basketball: Fridays 6:00-10:00 pm
Men's 50+Basketball: Sundays 9:00 am-12:00 pm
Men's 18+ Soccer: Fridays 6:00-10:00 pm
Co-Ed Kickball: Sundays 9:00 am-1:00 pm
Y's Active Adults (50+)
Ongoing Y Active Adult Activities
Body Dynamics: Tai Chi Class
9:30-11:00 am • Wednesdays
Wednesday’s from 9:30am-11:00am from 10/3/2018-1/23/2019. Registration required!
YAA Holiday Social
2:00 pm • December 20
Join us on Thursday, December 20th at 2:00 pm in the integrational room for a time of fellowship, good food, music and dancing! Please contact Araceli Lamb to register at [email protected]
YAA Birthday Celebrations
10:30 am-11:00 am • December 27
Come out and celebrate with us on the final Thursday of each month from 10:30am-11:00am in the intergenerational room.
Toys For Tots
Making Wishes Come True • Register by October 31 • Event: December 22
Register your child or children today to receive a FREE toy this year for the holidays during our Annual Toys For Tots Drive! All toys collected will be distributed at our Annual Christmas with Character Holiday Event held at the Jackie Robinson Family YMCA Branch on December 22, 2018! To register your child to recive a toy, simply visit the Welcome Center at the Jackie Robinson Family YMCA. Register by October 31.
Christmas With Character
Spreading The Spirit • December 22 • 9:00 am-12:00 pm
Join us for our always exciting and highly anticipated Annual Holiday Event at the Jackie Robinson Family YMCA! This free event for families will include: Holiday music, themed-arts & crafts, Holiday treats, pictures with Santa, and much more! Pre-registered families will be admitted from 9am-10am, and all other families from 10am-12pm while supplies last! Interested in donating toys or volunteering? Please contact Anna Arancibia at [email protected].
Upcoming Holiday Hours
Keeping You Informed • December & January
Please see below for our holiday hours and closures. We thank you for your patience!
- Christmas Eve: Open 5:30 am-2:00 pm
- Christmas: CLOSED
- New Year’s Eve: Open 5:30 am-4:00 pm
- New Year’s Day: Open 7:00 am-4:00 pm
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!
Toby Wells YMCA (Kearny Mesa)
Dan McKinney Family YMCA (La Jolla)
Rancho Family YMCA (Rancho Penasquitos)
Beach & Bay Family YMCA (Pacific Beach)
Peninsula Family YMCA (Point Loma)
Copley-Price Family YMCA (Kensington)
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