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San Diego County YMCA Offering Free Childcare Thursday During Fire Emergency

With a majority of San Diego County school districts closed due to fire danger and evacuations, the YMCA on Thursday is offering free childcare at several of its facilities around the county.

Available YMCA Childcare Sites

  • Border View Family YMCA 3601 Arey Dr. San Diego, CA 92154 (619) 428-9622
  • Copley Family YMCA 3901 Landis St. San Diego, CA 92105 (619) 283-2251
  • John A. Davis Family YMCA 8881 Dallas St. La Mesa, CA 91942 (619) 464-1323
  • Cameron Family YMCA 10123 Riverwalk Dr. Santee, CA 92071 (619) 449-9622
  • McGrath Family YMCA 12006 Campo Rd Spring Valley, CA 91978 (619) 462-9622
  • Jackie Robinson YMCA 151 YMCA Way San Diego, CA 92102 (619) 264-0144
  • La Jolla YMCA 8355 Cliffridge Ave. La Jolla, CA 92037 (858) 453-3483
  • Mission Valley YMCA 5505 Friars Rd. San Diego, CA 92110 (619) 298-3576
  • Toby Wells YMCA 5105 Overland Ave. San Diego, CA 92123
  • Palomar Family YMCA 1050 N. Broadway Escondido, CA 92026 (760) 745-7490
  • Peninsula Family YMCA 4390 Valeta St. San Diego, CA 92107 (619) 226-8888
  • Rancho Family YMCA 9410 Fairgrove Ln. San Diego, CA 92129 (858) 484-8788
  • South Bay Family YMCA 1201 Paseo Magda Chula Vista, CA 91910 (619) 421-9622

The emergency service is being offered to children in kindergarten through sixth grade at centers located in areas not affected by the fires from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.


YMCA leaders say they will provide “a supervised, safe, enriching environment through non-structured, age-appropriate play activities in an atmosphere of fun and enjoyment.”

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