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Richmond District YMCA

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Hours of Operation: 
Mon–Fri 5:45am–9:45pm, Sat–Sun 7:30am–7pm; LEAP, Mon–Fri 1:50pm–6pm
Location: 
360 18th Avenue
San FranciscoCA 94121
Organization Description: 

The Richmond District YMCA serves the Richmond and surrounding neighborhoods.Classes:
They offer dance classes, such as ballet, tap, jazz, creative movement, musical theater dance, folk, Scottish country dancing, sports movement for boys, tap, and jazz for kids of all ages. They also offer karate for boys and girls in grades 2–7. The cost per class for program members is $15 and up per class.For parents who want to work out, they have a drop-in child care program with certified CPR and first aid caregivers. Kids must be between 3 months and 12 years old. The cost is $4 per hour and you must get a punch card for payment.Camps:
Camps hosted by the Richmond District YMCA are fun and affordable.2013–2014 Vacation Day Camps:
Dates:  November 11 (Veterans Day), November 27 (Thanksgiving Camp), January 31 (Lunar New Year), February 17 (President's Day)Ages: Grades K–5Times: 7:30am–6pmCost: $50–$55 per day2013–2014 Winter Camp Sessions:
Dates: December 23–January 3Ages: Grades K–5Times: 7:30am–6pmCost: $350 per session for program members,$325 per session for facility members. Single days offered at $50–$55 per day.2014 Spring Break Camp Session:
Dates: March 31–April 4Ages: Grades K–5Days/Times: 7:30am–6pmCost: $230 per week facility members, $250 per week for program members. Single days offered at $50–$55 per day.2013 Week-long Summer Camp Sessions:Dates: June 3–August 16Ages: Grades K–8; CIT grades 9–10Days/Times: Mondays through Fridays, 9am–4:30pmCost: $230 for facility members, $250 for program members; early bird discount availableExtended care: 7:30am–9am (included in cost), 4:30pm–6pm (included in cost)Afterschool:
The Richmond Y hosts many afterschool programs for middle to high schoolers, such as FLEX (Fitness Leadership Experience), FLEX Teen Leadership Council, FLEX Y-Skate, Learning Enrichment Afterschool Program (LEAP), the Mighty Panthers After School Program at Presidio Middle School, Model United Nations, the Outdoor Club at Washington High School, a Teen Leadership Council (TLC), GO/GSA (Get Out/Gay Straight Alliance) at Washington High School, ski trips, and a Youth & Government program.The LEAP program takes place at the Argonne Playground Clubhouse: 463 18th Avenue. The afterschool program serves students in grades 4–8 daily from 1:50pm–6pm. From 2:30pm–4:30pm LEAP offers enrichment classes in literacy, cooking, recreation and STEM. From 4:30pm–6pm students participate in Study Hall where staff are available to assist them with homework, projects, or more in-depth tutoring. The goals of LEAP are to develop independent, confident youth who are equipped to navigate the transition from childhood to adolescence, provide leadership opportunities to empower youth as global citizens and critical thinkers, foster 21st century skills in science and technology, and to provide a creative space where youth feel a sense of ownership within their community.Afterschool programs at Lafayette Elementary and Argonne Elementary are operated by this Y as well.They also offer gym memberships for teens.Call (415) 666-9604 to enroll in any of these teen programs. See their website for more information.

Neighborhood: 
Outer Richmond
Ages Served: 
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Cost: 
Varies by program
Free: 
No
Financial Assistance: 
Yes
Parent Event?: 
0
Season: 
School Year
Phone Number: 
(415) 666-9605
Organization and Program Categories: 
Dance
Jazz
Dance
Tap
Dance
Cooking
Performing Arts
Academics & Tutoring
Languages Spoken: 
English
Spanish
Cantonese
Russian
Accessibility Note: 
Yes
DCYF Grantee: 
Yes
Getting There: 
This facility is located on 18th Avenue between Geary and Clement. Moderate street parking.Muni: 1, 5, 31, 38
Contact Name: 
Raquel Espana, Youth Director
Contact Email: 
respana@ymcasf.org
Contact Phone Number: 
666-9605