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Table of Contents Membership Aquatics Community Swim Swim Lessons Swim Team Certifications Fitness & Wellness Group Exercise Kick Start Program Wellness Orientation/Coaching Personal Training Hiking Club Walking Club Active Adults Ages 50+ Group Exercise Classes YAA Activities Sports & Martial Arts Sports Clinics Bike Club Ride Across California Sports Classes Sports Leagues Martial Arts Classes Karate Classes

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CONNECT WITH US Visit us online for more information about our programs, including current schedules and pricing.


Day Camp & Adventure Guides Summer Camp School Break Camp Adventure Guides Program Gymnastics & Dance Gymnastics Classes Gymnastics Clinics Competitive Gymnastics Youth Dance Classes Adult Dance Classes Teen Leadership Middle School Leadership High School Leadership Specialty & Community Programs Kid’s Night Out Birthday Parties Playground Partners Backyard Produce Volunteer Opportunities Farmers Market Community Events

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9410 Fairgrove Lane, San Diego, CA 92129 • Wellness Center, Group Fitness Classes, Swim Lessons, Activity Pool, Lap Pool, Sports Programs, PQ Certified Farmers Market P

Take the extra steps. Additional Parking is located at the corner of Salmon River Road & Fairgrove Lane.

Scripps Poway Parkway

10481 Scripps Poway Pkwy, San Diego, CA 92131 • Sports Programs, Camps


DAYS HOURS Monday - Thursday 5:30am - 10:00pm Friday 5:30am - 9:00pm Saturday Sunday

7:00am - 7:00pm

9:00am - 5:00pm


HOLIDAY HOURS New Years Day Close at 2:00pm Easter


Memorial Day

Close at 2:00pm

Independence Day

Close at 2:00pm

12350 Black Mountain Road, San Diego, CA 92129 • Gymnastics

Thanksgiving Day

7:00am - 11:00am

Christmas Eve

Close at 2:00pm

Deer Canyon Elementary

Christmas Day


New Years Eve

Close at 2:00pm

Canyonside Recreation Center

13455 Russet Leaf Lane, San Diego, CA 92129 • Sports Programs


DAYS HOURS Monday - Friday 8:00am - 12:00pm 4:00pm - 7:30pm

View page 22 for more information on Child Watch!

*Mon, Tues, Thurs

4:00pm - 8:00pm


7:55am - 12:00pm

TWO-HOUR TIME LIMIT Child Watch is for parents utilizing the facility. Included in Family II & Family I Membership.


Joining the YMCA Family

Membership at the Rancho Family YMCA means you are part of a vibrant community. At the Y, we are focused on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. In every program, we are committed to ensuring members realize their full potential through the development of the spirit, mind and body. More than just a gym in San Diego, when you join the Y you join a community.

Easy Pay- Membership

When you join you pay a joining fee and one month of membership dues. Membership dues are then deducted automatically from your checking account or credit card with your authorization. We also sell 6 month and annual memberships that can be paid up front!

Access For AllScholarships

The YMCA of San Diego County is dedicated to helping all community members to access facilities and programs. We offer a scholarship program based on household need. Funds awarded to scholarship recipients are provided directly by YMCA donors. Ask Membership Services for more information on applying.


Join One, Join All!

Membership gives you access to any Y in San Diego County. You’ll discover the convenience of being able to work out, attend classes, or enroll in programs at any Y you choose!



Family II * Family I* Dual* Adult Senior Teen/Young Adult

Two adults & children One adult & children Two adults ages 26+ Ages 26-64 Ages 65+ Ages 13-25

*Must be in the same household. Scholarship and Military Memberships are available for those who qualify. Ask the front desk how to apply today!

INCLUDED IN MEMBERSHIP Access to all 17 locations in San Diego County

Free Child Watch while you work out (with Family Membership)

Free Kick-Start Program to get your wellness journey started

Special family events & youth programs

Coached Masters Swim Workouts

Unlimited use of Wellness Center

Parent Child Gymnastics Classes

Hiking Club that meets monthly on local trails

Adventure Guides & Trailblazers Registration

Over 70 specialty group exercise classes

Indoor Pool & Activity Pool with Slide

Guest Passes to bring in a friend


Make a Splash!

Get in the water! Between the covered main pool and outdoor activity pool, there is plenty of splash space for everyone. We offer lap swimming daily, family open swim, community events, and scheduled programming so whether you are new to the pool or an experienced Masters Swimmer, you can find the perfect water activity at the Y.

AQUATICS ACTIVITIES • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •

Two Pools: Outdoor & Covered Pool Lap Swimming Family Open Swim Family Activity Times Masters Swim (18+) Group Swim Lessons for adults & youth Private Swim Lessons Aquatics Group Exercise Classes Arthritis Class Aquatrack - Floating Obstacle Course (offered seasonally) Flick N’ Float Movie Nights Water Slide & Sprayers at Outdoor Activity Pool Swim Team (4 Levels) Buoyancy Class - Summer 2017! CPR and First Aid Trainings Lifeguard Certifications





Youth (Ages 17 & under) Adult (Ages 18+) Family

$5/day $10/day $30/day

M... Swim Lessons

Our swim lessons are taught by certified swim instructors and foster a safe, motivating environment for swimmers of all needs and abilities. Structured lesson plans include group and individual work, at-home activities and instructor to parent/caregiver communication. With a focus on safety - our priority is to make sure your swimmer is comfortable in the water before anything else! We also offer Private & Semi-Private Lessons for those looking for one-on-one, swimmer to instructor ratio.

Competitive Swim TeamRancho Marlins

The Rancho Family YMCA Swim Team is a year-round program that focuses on quality competitive training, good sportsmanship, dedication, development of friendships, and fun! Broken into four levels, our team assures your child will receive the necessary practice and instruction to develop them to be the best swimmer they can be! Members of Swim Team must try out.


Keep your family safe and healthy by learning what to do in an emergency. Being trained in CPR and first aid can save a life! The Rancho Family YMCA offers regularly scheduled classes to get and maintain these important skills. Come by yourself, bring your family, or sign up your group!


Get Active!

Whether you are an experienced exerciser or looking to make healthy lifestyle changes, we are here for you. We promise to help support you through every stage of life, regardless of age or physical ability. We are excited to be a part of your wellness journey!


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Kick-Start Program Lap Swim Over 70 Group Ex Classes a week Family Friendly Fitness Classes Hiking Club Walking Club Coached Masters Swim Indoor Triathlons


• Personal Training • Small Group Training • Ballroom Dancing



Cardiovascular Fitness

Core Stability

Cognitive Health

Strengthens the heart and lungs for efficiency.

Strengthens the deep abdominal muscles and improves postural alignment.

Enhances neuromuscular activity and helps improve mind/body connection through specified movement patterns.

HEALTHY... Kick-Start Program

Included with YMCA Membership, each Y member receives 3 appointments over 30 days with a trained wellness coach. Your wellness coach will provide you with an easy-to-follow plan and support to help you reach your wellness goals! Schedule your first appointment today with a wellness coach! Contact the front desk to get started.

Personal Training

At the Y, we have a team of highly qualified personal trainers available to optimize your time, energy and exercise routine. Our trainers have a variety of specialties and will provide you with a personalized, functional and effective workout. We offer one-on-one, partner training and small-group personal training packages.

Hiking Club

Join us one Saturday each month October through May for a beautiful and lively walk on local trails. Past hikes include Tecolote Canyon and Iron Mountain. Please bring plenty of water and dress in layers. Hiking Club is also available to participants for an affordable fee.

Wellness Orientations

Schedule a free orientation and meet with a Wellness Coach to learn about the programs, classes or equipment that best fit you and your goals. You will learn how to use our equipment and get set up for success in the Wellness Center. Types or orientations include: • Equipment Orientations • Family Orientation (ages 7-12, with a parent) • TeenFit Orientation (ages 13-17) Orientations are mandatory for members ages 7-17.

Group Exercise Classes

The easiest way to start your fitness program is join a group exercise class. Please visit our website or pick up a schedule. We offer over 70 different classes a week designed for all fitness levels, plus family-friendly classes!

Walking Club

Meet your fitness goals and enjoy the scenery along the way! Bootcamp format with speed walking, tips, toning, and stretching included. Meets at the entrance to our Scripps Ranch YMCA field.


Muscular Strength


Enhances the mind/body connection, improving coordination and reducing stress. Enhances joint range of motion.

Increases strength and enhances muscular development and coordination.

Improves posture, awareness and reduces the risk of falling.


Y Active Adults

The Y is for everyone! The Rancho Family YMCA has a strong group of members we consider to be active adults — those ages 50 and older who stay active by participating in physical and social activities that enhance the spirit, mind and body. We provide opportunities for our adult members to pursue their interests, stay active and continue learning. YAA is a way for our active adults to stay connected, vital and engaged. Look for the Activity Calendar online. We have social events, trips and workshops throughout the year. Activities include: • YAA Day at the Bay • Lunchtime Potlucks • YAA Group Exercise Classes • Seminars & Workshops • Walking Club


Y ACTIVE... HELP FUTURE GENERATIONS THRIVE YMCA HERITAGE CLUB Make a difference in years to come by designating the Y in your estate. Legacy gifts provide resources for a lifetime; these funds are endowed and earnings support the important work of the Y. For more information please contact the Executive Director at 858.484.8788.


Get in the Game!

Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned athlete, sports at the Y are a great way to have fun with friends, improve your skills, and stay active and healthy! Our sports programs are offered at our Scripps Poway Site, Rancho Program Center and Deer Canyon Elementary. Martial Arts and Karate classes are located at the Rancho Family YMCA.

Pee-Wee & Youth Sports

Our youth and peewee sports teach fundamentals and sportsmanship to young athletes while letting them have fun, be active, and learn to love a sport at the Y. Our youth sports specialists also offer personal coaching to give your young athlete one-on-one, sport specific training.

Youth Sports Clinics

Stay active while school is out! Our half-day Sports Clinic is held at Scripps Poway YMCA Fields for children ages 5-13. Participants have fun learning and practicing soccer, basketball, t-ball, and flag football skills in a fun, instructional environment. Check our website for more dates and type of clinic. Need full-day programming? We also offer Open Field immediately following our clinics. View our website for more information.


5th Grade Bike Club

Our renowned Bike Club program is designed for the beginning cyclist as well as the true bike enthusiast. Curriculum includes weekly activities such as cycling etiquette, specific training techniques, and mechanics as well as cadence rides, hill climbs, and a 5-cities tour through beautiful San Diego County. Bike Club is a pre-requisite for the Ride Across California.

Ride Across California

Local fifth graders take the challenge of riding 267 miles across the state of California. Starting in Yuma, AZ and ending in San Diego, CA this event encourages physical fitness as well as character building by showing kids how proper training and planning can enable them to accomplish any goal they set.

VE & PLAY... Martial Arts & Karate

Martial arts classes allow you to develop your spirit, mind, and body in an encouraging, nonintimidating, and family-friendly environment. Our instructors are among the best in their respective martial art and will ensure that you’ll learn the value of hard work, discipline, honor, integrity and respect. All martial arts classes are held at the Rancho Family YMCA. We offer family karate for youth and adults to build self-esteem, respect for others and discipline.


• Youth Sports Classes: Basketball, Soccer & Track & Agility • Specialty Classes: Archery, Family Archery & Dodgeball • Youth Sports Leagues: Basketball, Flag Football & Soccer • Competitive Basketball League • Bike Club & Ride Across California PRE-SCHOOL SPORTS

• Parent- Child Participation Sports Classes including Soccer, T-Ball, Basketball & Multi-Sport Classes • Soccer League KARATE & MARTIAL ARTS

• Warrior Spirit Karate • Family Karate • Kungchido

Do you have time & talent to share? Our preschool and youth sports programs rely on our incredible volunteers to teach our children and help them grow as athletes. If you have time to spare and talent to share, consider volunteering as a coach for one of our sports leagues. Visit for volunteer information.



School Break Camp

Does your child’s holiday schedule not match your schedule? We’re here to help! We offer week-long School-Break Camps and single-day Vacation Fun Days when San Diego Unified and Poway Unified School Districts are out of session. Both are designed to keep children engaged and active while not in school. Sample School Break Camp dates include: • Veterans Day • Holiday Break • New Years Break • Spring Break For a full list of camps, please check our camp web page.

Summer Camp

Experience More! We believe that children thrive in environments where they can create FRIENDSHIPS, gain a sense of ACHIEVEMENT and feel a sense of BELONGING. It is our priority to ensure that whether your child is with us for one week or ten that they leave Y Camp with new friends, new experiences and a place to call their own. Choose from a broad range of offerings, including traditional, specialty, sports and leaders-in-training.



E GUIDESLINAdventure Guides

Adventure Guides is designed to strengthen the relationship between a parent and a child. Fathers and their children (sons and/or daughters) enjoy weekend camp outs, day trips and more! Families determine their level of involvement. Adventures Guides is open to all families in the community with children in grades K-5, and you do not need to be a YMCA member to participate. Expeditions are separated by school zones. • Black Mountain Expedition: Rancho Peñasquitos, Del Sur & 4S Ranch • Pomerado Expedition: Scripps Ranch, Mira Mesa, Poway & Carmel Mountain


Trailblazers is an extension of our Adventure Guides program but designed for children in grades 6-10. Each month Trailblazers will alternate between trips with one of our Adventure Guides Expeditions.

REGISTRATION FEES Registration for the program is required to attend any Adventure Guides trips. • Registration is INCLUDED with YMCA Family Membership • $99 per year per parent/child pair $59 additional child


Tent Camping on Catalina Island Beach Camping at Camp Surf Cabin Lodging in Big Bear “Build a Boat” Races at the Y Pool Indoor Skydiving


Tumble Into Fun!

The Rancho Family YMCA is proud to offer classes that can help you learn gymnastics in a fun and encouraging atmosphere. All classes are held at Canyonside Recreation Center on a monthly basis and pre-registration is required.

Gymventure Classes

Our Gymventures program offers age-appropriate classes for children, from walking age up to 6 years. Each class is designed to help children gain coordination, balance, listening, social skills and motor skills in a fun gymnastics environment. • Gymventures 1 & 2: Parent-Child participation class for ages 1-2. INLCUDED with Family Memberships. • Transitional 2s: Parent-Child participation class, the bridge between being with a parent and doing a class alone. • Gymventures 3,4,5: Coed classes divided by age, introduce students to all gymnastics equipment.

Gymnastics Classes

Progressive gymnastics classes are based on the skills, levels and progressions developed by USA Gymnastics. Gymnasts will learn the basic skills to progress through each level of the program. Classes are designed to allow for a smooth transition from one class level to the next. Girls work on the vault, uneven bars, balance beam and floor exercise. Boys will work on floor exercise, pommel horse, rings, vault, parallel bars and horizontal bar.


We also offer specialty classes such as high school gymnastics and tumbling.

... Team Competition

The Y fields a girls gymnastics team that competes in USA Gymnastics. We offer Junior Olympic Levels 3-9 as well as XCEL Teams. Contact the Gymnastics Director for more information on team.

Dance Classes

Dance classes provide an outlet for developing self-expression, grace, strength, agility, creativity and balance — plus a fun way to engage in active, healthy living. Youth Dance Classes • Mini-Hip Hop • Pre Ballet • Gym & Dance Combo • Rock & Dance Combo Adult/Teen Dance Classes • Ballroom Dancing Group Ex Classes - INCLUDED with Membership • Belly Dancing • Zumba

Gymnastics Clinics... For when school is out! This half-day clinic is held at Canyonside Recreation Center for children ages 3-15 and no prior gymnastics experience is required. Participants are grouped by age and skill level to encourage skill development and friendships. Participants should bring a water bottle and lunch and dress in comfortable clothing that allows them to move freely (no zippers or buttons). Need full-day programming? We also offer Open Gym immediately following our clinics. View our website for more information.


Born to Lead!

Rancho Family YMCA cultivates leaders by providing opportunities for young adults to develop the necessary skills to actively contribute to their community. Teen programs at the Y encourage teens to explore new interests, gain confidence, and develop leadership and public speaking skills. Through these programs the Y helps teens set and achieve personal and educational goals.

Model United Nations

The Model United Nations provides a unique opportunity for middle school students to gain leadership, public speaking, and logical reasoning skills, all while learning about and developing an understanding of international issues. Weekly meetings are held at Rancho Family YMCA from January through April. The program includes a training conference in March which prepares students for the Model United Nations Summit in April.

Middle Schol Leadership Conference


This leadership conference is a great opportunity for middle school students to gain quality leadership skills, build self-confidence, learn team building and budgeting, and have fun on the climbing wall, hiking, and socializing with friends. The Middle School Leadership Conference is typically held at Camp Marston in Julian during a weekend in March. Watch our website for information about this great leadership opportunity for middle school students.

RN TO LEAD... Youth & Government

This great program changes thousands of lives each year. With a focus on California State Government, Youth and Government works with students to create bills, improve public speaking, and help students gain self confidence. Youth and Government runs September through February and includes conferences in November and January that prepare future leaders for the culminating February conference in Sacramento. For more information check out


$31 a month! *One Time $25 Joiner Fee

Teen Leadership Conference

Come to Camp Marston to launch your future. This tremendous program will give teens an opportunity to build relationships, gain self-confidence and acquire leadership skills while learning about social responsibility. The weekend is filled with workshops, team building activities, a climbing wall, hiking, archery, and much more. The Teen Leadership Conference will be held in September at YMCA Camp Marston in Julian, CA. Watch our website for more information about this great leadership opportunity for high school students.



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Get Involved!

The Y is a cause for strengthening community, committed every day to youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Everyday we work side by side with our neighbors, donors, and volunteers to bring about meaningful, enduring change right in our own neighborhood.

Kid’s Night Out

Playground Partners

Youth Birthday Parties

Backyard Produce

Parents, take Saturday night off and be assured your children will have the time of their lives in a safe and fun environment with caring staff. Children ages 3-12 will enjoy four hours filled with games, crafts, sports, and fun! Please feed your child dinner prior to arriving to Kid’s Night Out. Feel free to send your child with a water bottle, snack, blanket, pillow and comfort item. All children must be potty trained.

Make your child’s birthday party an event to remember! We take care of the party day by providing staff, games, a fun-filled environment, and a t-shirt for the guest of honor. Reserve your party today! Contact Member Services at 858.484.8788.

Rancho Family YMCA Sports Department collaborates with local elementary schools in our service area to provide Playground Partners. Playground Partners works to assist schools in creating a safe, fun, and fair environment for students at lunch recess. Professional YMCA staff lead games, sports, and activities for all students. Contact our Sports Coordinator to find out how to get your school involved.

Help feed families in need by donating your excess citrus and vegetable garden produce to The Backyard Produce Project. Drop off your produce every Monday in our lobby.

Volunteer Opportunities

There is no other volunteer organization quite like the Y. As little as one hour a week can make a difference to good health, strong connections, greater self-confidence, and a sense of security to all who seek it. Volunteer opportunities are available for teens needing service hours too! A volunteer application is required and available on




PQ Certified Farmers Market

From veggies and fruits to pastries and food trucks, the PQ Certified Farmers Market offers the opportunity to shop local. Held every Saturday in the Rancho Family YMCA Parking Lot from 9am-1pm, San Diego vendors bring the community healthy options. Sponsored by PQ Town Council and City of San Diego. We also offer seasonal holiday markets. Check our website for updates on vendors, the seasonal harvest calendar and more market updates! What is a certified market? A certified farmers market is a location approved by the County Agricultural Commissioner where certified farmers offer for sale only those agricultural products they grow themselves, or products from another certified farmer.

COMMUNITY EVENTS The Y brings people together, especially families. Throughout the year Rancho Family YMCA hosts several family events. Watch our website for specific information about upcoming events. Sample events include: • Healthy Kids Day • Flick N’ Float at the Pool • Halloween at the Y • Family BBQs • Field Days at Scripps Poway Site




We made a promise to strengthen our community. Since 1970, we have been doing just that with two unique departments that provide support and resources for San Diego County. We continue to expand our services to adapt to our community’s needs.

YMCA CHILDCARE RESOURCE SERVICE YMCA Childcare Resource Service (CRS) is a community support department of the YMCA of San Diego County and a leader in meeting the needs of families, early childhood education programs, and the child care provider community through comprehensive free and low-cost services countywide. For families, we provide access to and knowledge of care that will best meet their needs. For child care providers, professional development training and tools are available to enhance the quality of their program.

3333 Camino del Rio South San Diego, CA 92108 619-521- 3055

YMCA YOUTH AND FAMILY SERVICES YMCA Youth & Family Services (YFS) is a social service department that meets our communities’ most pressing social needs in the areas of behavioral health, family preservation, transitional housing and youth development. We are focused on bringing about meaningful and lasting change in our youth and families by ensuring they have a safe place to live, providing them with a reliable support system, challenging them to pursue their goals, and connecting them to resources needed to flourish.

2929 Meade Avenue San Diego, CA 92116 619-281-8313


RANCHO FAMILY YMCA CHILD WATCH Your children are your priority, and they’re ours, too! We have a fun, safe getaway for children ages 6 weeks to 12 years. While you spend some time in our facility working out and taking care of yourself, let us take care of your children. Child Watch is an included benefit in our family memberships. Children will participate in arts & crafts, outdoor and indoor games/activities and gardening in the new Child Watch planter!


The YMCA of San Diego County is


the QUALITY of human life and to HELPING all people REALIZE their FULLEST POTENTIAL as children of God through the DEVELOPMENT of


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