Schertz Family YMCA
November Newsletter


Veterans Promotion

The YMCA would like to thank you for your military service! We are offering any two weeks in November complimentary to Military and Veteran families AND waiving the joining fee during the month of November for Military and Veteran families.  Please bring Active Duty Military ID, DD 214 or Veteran ID Card from the Dept. of Veterans Affairs. Offer only valid until November 30, 2017.

Nationwide Membership

Effective November 1, 2017, we are offering Nationwide membership as part of your Schertz YMCA membership.  With Nationwide Membership, members can visit any participating YMCA in the United States and Puerto Rico through a membership at their home YMCA.  Nationwide Membership is an essential part of our cause to strengthen communities and enables members to reach their health and wellness goals and connect to a larger Y community in meaningful ways.   

Connect: Youth Development

Winter Junior Lifeguard Camp

Learn water safety awareness and develop physical skills while having fun and making new friends!  Participants will enjoy a variety of water and land activities designed to promote fitness, self-esteem and teamwork!

Boys & Girls Ages 9 - 13 yrs

Camp dates: January 2 - 5, 2018, 2:00p - 4:30p
Price: $35 Members, $45 Non-Members

Registration begins October 7, 2017

Each participant will receive a fanny pack, whistle and junior lifeguard t-shirt. Classes will include videos, lectures, skills practice, games and physical activities.  Participants are required to arrive in swim suit, bring towel, goggles and change of clothes.

Fall Mini Session: Swim Lessons

Learning to swim can boost a kid's self-esteem a mile high. The Schertz YMCA Swim Lesson Program is the perfect way to give your child that great feeling.
Registration is being held right now for our Fall Mini Sessions being held in November and December.

Winter Basketball & Cheer

Registration for Winter Basketball and Cheer is now open. Children will learn the basics of the game of basketball while creating lasting relationships with their peers. We can always use volunteer coaches, so if you are interested please contact Chris Lee at or call 210-619-1900.

First basketball games will be January 20 and run for 8 weeks.


Parent's Night Out

At the #SchertzFamilyYMCA you can enjoy an evening out while the kids have some fun playing games, engaging in crafts and watching a movie. We are open to the community. Act Fast! Space is limited, so register now via online or in-person by age group.

Ages 6 weeks to 12 years old
Y-Member: $20/first child, $10/each additional child
Non-Member: $25/child, $15/each additional child

Click link to register Ages 6 weeks -16 months:

Click link to register Ages 17 months - 12 years:
Thanksgiving Camp

Registration is now open for our Thanksgiving Camp held November 20-22 from 9am-2pm.

Children ages 5-12 will enjoy a week of filled with group games, arts & crafts projects, and friendship! Activities will take place from 9am-2pm. Sack lunch, sunscreen, comfortable clothes and water bottle are required daily! All campers must be picked up by 2pm.

New Christian Emphasis Brochure

In the YMCA of San Antonio, we are united in a sincere desire to build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all. Our Christian Emphasis program is an intentional effort to provide opportunities for people to be challenged and encouraged in their faith journey. Whether it be a small group, bible study or prayer, we seek to provide a menu of opportunities to build spiritual health. Check out our new Christian Emphasis brochure available now!

Support:  Thank you to our Valued Y-Partners
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