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Archive for entries tagged with: 'facility'

November 03, 2011

Does the Downtown Y provide towels?

Yes. Although the Mission Valley and the Toby Wells Ys have stopped distributing towels, the Downtown Y will continue providing them for members. Enjoy! ...more

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June 17, 2011

Does the Downtown Y have a pool?

Our swimming pools and aquatics programs are located at the Mission Valley YMCA and the Toby Wells YMCA. We know how important your aquatic needs are, especially with the summer heat upon us. As a member of the Downtown Y, you always receive free access to these pools as well as any other programs and amenities these ...more

Filed under Aquatics

March 23, 2011

How can I "go green" at the Y?

With gas prices increasing by the minute and hybrid vehicles more popular than ever, it is important to do our part to help the environment. Here are some reminders and tips on how you can go green at the Y! How Can I Go Green at the Y? 1. Use an Eco-Friendly Water Bottle: By bringing your own reusable water bottle ...more

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January 28, 2011

Who won Frequent Y'r of 2010?

Member Loretta Jones is the winner for the 2010 Frequent Y’r challenge. Loretta submitted stamped Frequent Y’r cards and by sharing her Y story, she was entered into the end of the year drawing. Loretta was awarded a 6-month YMCA Membership paid for by all of us at the Downtown Y. Congratulations Loretta! You to ...more

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December 14, 2010

Giving back: P.E. at the Monarch School

I am in 3rd grade at the Monarch School. I like P.E. at the YMCA. We do a lot of fun stuff with our coach. The first time I went I was happy and having fun. It was the best! Every kid’s guardian should let them come to the YMCA to check it out. We love P.E.! — Ricardo, 3rd Grade Among other school ...more

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December 08, 2010

Can I go to other YMCAs to workout?

With your membership to the Downtown Y, you can workout at Mission Valley, Hazard Center and Toby Wells no questions asked. For gyms outside of those listed above, the YMCA has implemented the AWAY Program. Through this program, members can visit any of the 2000+ YMCAs in the country and workout for free or at a discounte ...more

Filed under Programs

November 30, 2010

Y donate to our Toy Drive this month?

During the holidays, everyone is prone to being swept away by the frantic and joyous act of buying for and receiving gifts from our loved ones. However, it is easy while in this daze to forget that there are so many people who cannot afford toys for their sons and daughters, brothers and sisters. This h ...more

Filed under Events

November 16, 2010

Are there teen fitness options at the Y?

There has been a change in policy! The Downtown YMCA is opening their doors to teenagers 16 and up. While we are not requiring parent supervision, those interested in becoming a Y-teen must complete both a parent consent and health history form, as well as participating in an orientation of the facility with a staff membe ...more

Filed under Teens

November 19, 2009

Y was the pool closed?

Originally this building was operated by the Armed Service YMCA. When the Downtown YMCA moved into the building in 1985, the pool had been closed for a number of years. It was partially rebuilt and reopened at that time. As with any aging facility, different parts, piping, mechanical & electrical begin t ...more

Filed under Active Adults
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