The San Bernardino Family YMCA offers a wide variety of programs for people of all ages. Choose the program you want to learn more about and check dates, times and other information.
Mon/Wed 6:30 am – 8:00 pm
Tues/Thurs 8:30 am – 9:00 pm
Friday 6:30 am – 7:00 pm
Saturday 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
ADDRESS & PHONE:
808 E. 21st Street
Latest News & Programs
COOKIES WITH SANTA
Ho! Ho! Ho! Santa Claus will be bringing holiday crafts, cookies, and his ear to the San Bernardino YMCA to hear what the children in our community wants for Christmas. Pre-registration is required as space is limited. Registration will be December 1st – December 13th.
For more information, contact Trebria Woods (909)881-9622 Ext. 12
Date/Time: Sat Dec 20, 11:00am-1:00pm
- All Children must be accompanied by an adult
- Participants must be preregistered
- Event open for ages 3-12
fall community free lunch
The San Bernardino Family YMCA will be hosting a special gathering to stay in touch with our community and inform them about the new and exciting programs that we are offering.
Date/Time: Sat Nov 22, 11:00am-1:00pm
PLAY AND SWIM
In this class children ages 6-36 months will play socially with parents and other participants for the first half hour, followed directly by swimming lessons designed specifically for them. These lessons promote water enrichment with activities such as kicking, bubbles, splashing, submerging with recovery, jumping in, and reaching for the wall. Class is done with parent or a trusted adult, and songs as well as games are utilized to provide a fun learning environment.
You do not have to be a chef or experienced in the kitchen to decorate a cake, cookie, cupcake, brownie, or other sweet treats. In this class, you will learn different techniques that will amaze your family and friends.
When: Saturdays from 10:00-11:00am
This class offers an introduction to Ballet Folklorico, a true cultural dance experience for all boys and girls. Youth will learn steps and choreography and experience a fun way to express themselves through dance while learning about Hispanic heritage. Open to children ages 6 and up.
When: Mondays from 5:00–6:00pm
12 weeks of fitness
HIGHLAND . REDLANDS . SAN BERNARDINO
Calling all health-seekers! Swim, bike, or run your way into a new and amazing “you” this holiday season. Have you ever wanted to swim the English Channel, cycle the Tour de France, or run the world’s longest road race? Well, this year’s 12-Weeks of Fitness gives you the chance to do just that. Sign up as a swimmer, cyclist, or runner and exercise (in the YMCA) the equivalent of various races that you may only see on T.V.
At the end of your race you will join us for a victory celebration where you will receive fun raffle prizes, great food, and be able to mingle with all of your new friends.
Register at our Membership desk beginning on September 1st.
Fee: $12 FFM Only (includes t-shirt)
Highland and San Bernardino
Plan your next Birthday Party at the Y! Invite up to 20 guests for a themed party, such as aquatics, sports, arts & crafts. Reservations required. Inquire at membership desk for more details.
Fee: Based on party size
37th Annual San Bernardino YMCA Children’s Christmas Parade
Come take part in a San Bernardino Family YMCA tradition… At the Annual Children’s Christmas Parade. Enjoy are high School Marching Bands, Holiday Decorated Floats, Santa and Much More.
Date/Time: Saturday December 6, 11:00am
For more information contact the San Bernardino Family YMCA 909 881-9622.
47th Annual Holiday Home Tour
A Redlands holiday tradition, the Home Tour, Gift Boutique and Pantry is a product of literally hundreds of volunteers, sponsors, crafters and cooks. A group of homeowners will open their homes for the tour, many dressed and decorated for the holidays.
Visit the Fine Art & Craft Boutique at the Redlands Family YMCA and shop for holiday gifts of original art, handmade jewelry, baked goods, candles, jams/jellies and gift packages created by local artisans. All proceeds go to the YMCA’s Legal Aid program.
Fine Art & Craft Boutique Dates:
Dec 6 (Sat) & 7 (Sun) 9:00am-4:00pm
Home Tour Date:
Dec 7 (Sun) 9:30am-4:30pm
Home Tour Ticket Information:
- Tickets will be available online and at the Redlands front desk
- Advance purchase – $25 per person
- At the door – $30 per person
- Patron tickets – $70 includes a champagne brunch at Redlands Country Club and front-of-the line access at the homes
Get ready for Summer swim lessons! Our instructors are here to help by teaching the basics of proper technique or to help hone the stroke of a long time swimmer.
Full facility membership registration: Aug 18
Program membership registration: Aug 25
OCT SESSION Sept 29-Oct 25
Full facility membership registration: Sept 15
Program membership registration: Sept 22
NOV SESSION Oct 27-Nov 22
Full facility membership registration: Oct 13
Program membership registration: Oct 20
Fees: Tue/Thur or Mon/Wed $40/$63 Sat $27/$42
All classes are 30 minutes in length unless otherwise indicated.
There are no swim lessons Thanksgiving day or Labor Day.
Parent/Child I (ages 6 mos – 3 years) Promotes water enrichment with activities such as kicking, bubbles, splashing, submerging with recovery and jumping in and reaching for the wall. Class is done with parent or other trusted adult. Songs and games are utilized to provide a fun learning environment.
Parent/Child II Flotation Skills (ages 6 mos – 18 mos) Designed to teach flotation skills. Skills include relaxing on the back in various positions, floating on the back as well as rolling over from the stomach to the back. The class is taught in a supportive environment with calming songs to help infants learn important skills.
Parent/Child III Swim Skills (ages 14 mos – 3 years) Intended to teach young children to use flotation skills while swimming. Some of the skills taught include kicking on ones back and rolling over on to the back after voluntary submerging. Class uses a fun and supportive environment to teach basic swimming skills.
Preschool I (Pike / ages 3-5) Designed to help swimmers feel more comfortable and confident in and around the water. Emphasizes water safety, kicking, submerged bubble blowing and floating.
Preschool II (Eel / ages 3-5) Designed for children who can independently place their faces in the water. Emphasis on water safety, freestyle, backstroke and water comfort.
Preschool II (Ray / ages 3-5) Designed for swimmers who are comfortable and confident in the water. Swimmers will practice streamlines, front crawl, back crawl, elementary backstroke and safety skills.
Preschool III (Starfish / ages 3-5) Designed for swimmers who can successfully swim freestyle and backstroke the width of the pool. Swimmers will learn the kicks for breaststroke and butterfly. Swimmers also work on endurance.
YOUTH SWIMMING LESSONS
Youth I (Polliwog / ages 6-12) Designed for participants with little or no previous water experience. Emphasizes floating, water adjustment, kicking, streamlining and safety.
Youth I (Guppy / ages 6-12) Designed for swimmers who have had minimal swimming experience. Focuses on helping students gain more mobility in the water unassisted. A child must be able to float on his/her back and swim 15 feet independently to participate.
Youth II (Minnow) (ages 6-12) Designed to refine basic swimming skills including rotary breathing for front crawl, breaststroke kick and elementary backstroke. Swimmers will work on building endurance.
Youth III (Fish / ages 6-12) Continues to develop freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly skills. Emphasis will be on stroke refinement, building endurance, treading and flip turns.
Youth III (Flying Fish / ages 6-12) Designed for swimmers who have a strong aquatic knowledge and ability in a variety of strokes. Introduction to butterfly, sidestroke, flip turns and rescue skills. Focus is on technique and advanced skills.
Teen & Adult (ages 13+) Designed for participants age 13 and up. Youth and adult levels are arranged according to ability, not age, providing a focus on the skills that are appropriate for their ability.
San Bernardino and Highland combine Pike and Eel to form Preschool I, Polliwog and Guppy to form Youth I and Fish and Flying Fish to form Youth II.
- 5:30-6:00pm (*Itty Bitty: ages 3-5)
- 6:00-7:00pm (Level 1: ages 6+)
- 7:00-8:00pm (Level 2&3: ages 6+)
Fees: $38/$58 (ages 3-5: $25/$45)