What's New This Month At Rancho 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 Times For All • Saturdays • 6:00-10:00 pm

Parents, we're here for you! Enjoy a night out every Saturday while your child has a blast at the YMCA! Children will enjoy four hours filled with games, crafts, and a movie! All children must be potty trained.

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Gymnastics Date Night

Flipping Out • May 18 • Third Saturday of each month

We treat your child to an hour of sports play and two hours of open gym time while you go out! Enrollment is limited. 

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Birthday Parties

Let’s Celebrate • Multiple Dates and Times Available

Looking for something fun and easy for your child's next birthday party? Your child and friends will have a blast, learn new skills and playing their favorite sports, gymnastics, or archery.

Birthday Parties at the Y

Flick 'N' Float: Finding Dory

Come Float With Us • May 31 • 7:00-8:45 pm 

Come float with us as we explore the deep blue see to help Dory find her family! Families are welcome to bring chairs and blankets, as well as clear floaties for the pool.

Family Events



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Activities for Children

Poway Unified Spring Break Camp

Best Camp Ever! • April 15-19

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 STEM activities, arts & crafts, sports & games, songs, character building, and global education.

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Warrior Spirit Karate

Martial Arts Lessons • Mulitple days and times available • Ages 7+

Warrior Spirit Karate uses the samurai philosophy to support and teach. Students earn stripes and begin learning the five basic blocks and stances.

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Gymnastics Specialty Workshop

Flipping Out • May 11 • Ages 5-16

If you would like your child to receive one on one training with a specific coach at a specific time, you are welcome to schedule a private lesson. Private lessons can be scheduled for thirty minutes or one hour. Children will get personalized attention to work on specific skills.

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Gymnastics Lessons

Flipping Out • Multiple dates and times available • Ages 6-18

The Y's progressive gymnastics program for girls has been developed by professional coaches to provide a safe and solid foundation for gymnasts of all levels to grow and work on strength, coordination and self-esteem.

Did you know that our Gymventures 1/2 classes are free for members?! This parent-child class is a fun introduction to gymnastics for your little one and great for motor skill development.

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Spring Youth Sports Classes & Leagues

Kids playing sportsGet in the Game! • Begins in April

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!

Co-ed Youth Sports Leagues 

Sign up for co-ed soccer or basketball! Our sports leagues are designed to work on fundamentals of the sport, teamwork, sportsmanship and fun! Soccer and basketball leagues practice on Saturdays for 45 minutes, and continue with a 45-minute game. There's a mandatory skills assessment on April 13 for both leagues. 

Youth Co-ed Basketball: Ages 5-7 & 8-11
Youth Co-ed Soccer: Ages 4-5, 6-7 & 8-11

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Youth Sports Classes

Coed Basketball: Big Hoops
Ages 6-7, Ages 8-10
Held at the Program Center
Coed Soccer: Big Kicks 
Ages 5-7
Held at Scripps Poway Parkway Facility


Pee Wee Sports Classes

Coed Basketball: Lil Hoops
Ages 4-5
Held at the Program Center
Coed Multisport: Sports Of All Sorts
Ages 3-4
Held at Scripps Poway Parkway Facility
Coed Multisport: Lil Rookies
Age 2-3
Held at Scripps Poway Parkway Facility
Coed Soccer: Lil Kicks
Ages 3-4
Held at Scripps Poway Parkway Facility

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

Gymnasitcs • Weekly classes for ages 1 and up! Browse Gymnastics Classes



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Activities for Health and Wellness

Hiking Club

Enjoying Nature • April 27

We believe in healthy lifestyle activities that bring people together with shared athletic and recreational interests! Join us for a group hike on one of our local natural trails, Del Dios Gorge Trail. Please come prepared with plenty of water and snacks, layered clothing, good footwear and sun protection. Please email [email protected] to be added to the hiker email list for reminders on upcoming hikes! Pre-registration is required.

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First Aid & CPR/AED Classes

Learning Life-Saving Skills • April 20

Rancho Family YMCA offers First Aid and CPR/Aed Classes to the public! The cost for members and participants is $25 and the class maximum is 10. Age requirement is 16 or older. First Aid Training from 12:15-3:30pm and CPR Certification from 4:00-7:00pm. Register at the Welcome Center!

Ballroom Dance Lessons

Let's Dance • Beginner and Intermediate

Have fun learning favorites such as Salsa, Swing, and Cha Cha as well as ballroom classics including the Waltz, Rhumba, Fox Trot, and Tango. This class is taught by a competitive ballroom dancer. Singles and Couples welcome! Ballroom Dancing class is offered monthly.

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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.

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PQ Certified Farmers Market

Shop Local • Ongoing • Saturdays • 9:00 am-1:00 pm

Enjoy a truly festive atmosphere every Saturday at the PQ Certified Farmers Market. Local produce, artisan goods, and hot food available every week. Located in the YMCA Parking Lot next to the dog park at the corner of Fairgrove Lane and Salmon River Road. 

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Y's Active Adults (50+)

Ongoing Y Active Adult Activities

Arthritis Plus
9:45 am-10:30 am, Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays

Forever Fit
11:00 am-12:00 pm, Tuesdays & Thursdays

Zumba Gold
11:45 am-12:30 pm, Mondays & Wednesdays

More Info on Y Active Adult Programs



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Special Events and Activities

Healthy Kids Day

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

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!


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Stay up to date with facility updates such as class cancellations, pool closures and adjusted hours.  Text RFYMCA to 84483 to sign up for Rancho Family YMCA text alerts.


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Questions? Contact Us!

If you have any questions or concerns, our membership team is here to help! Call us at (858) 484-8788 during regular business hours or email us at [email protected] and we'll get back to you soon!