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At the Peninsula Family YMCA, we are committed to providing families with the opportunity to connect and grow. Our family programs offer a safe environment for kids to learn, grow, socialize and play. We offer special family events throughout the year. Join us for pumpkin carving, gingerbread house making, or come play with us at Healthy Kids Day! No matter what event, your family is sure to have a blast!

Family Programs


Family Watercolor Painting 

Saturday, January 11 (2-4PM)

Explore painting techniques with water colors to create colorful designs. 

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Family Painting Night

Saturday, February 1 (2-4PM)

Make your own Valentines inspired design on a canvas with acrylic paints. 

Registration opens January 11. 

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Paper Weaving

Saturday, March 14 (2-4PM)

Create your own designs by weaving colorful paper. 

 Registration opens February 1. 

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Easter Egg Decorating

Saturday, April 11 (2-4PM)

Dye a dozen Easter eggs just in time for your egg hunt. We will be using food coloring to mix and create the colors of your choice. 

Registration opens March 14. 

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Dream Catcher Making

Saturday, May 9  (2-4PM)

Let your good dreams come true through your very own handmade dreamcatcher! This fun program includes everything you will need to create your own bright and colorful dreamcatcher. REGISTER: Registration opens April 11. 

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Spring Into Fun!

Saturday, June 13  (2-4PM)

Paint flower pots to create your very own spring garden. Plant and soil included to create a garden.

Registration opens May 9. 

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YKids Childcare

Y Kids is our in-house childcare program open everyday for your convenience, and is offered for youth ages 8 weeks to 12 years old. YKids is complimentary to facility members while attending a YMCA class, program, or working out. Your child will benefit by caring, active supervision from trained staff. Age appropriate areas and an enclosed outdoor playground offer continuous activity for participants. 

Please note that there is a 90 minute time limit.

YKids Hours

Monday-Thusday: 8am-1pm & 3:30-7:30pm
Friday: 8am-1pm & 3:30-7pm
Saturday/Sunday: 9am-1pm

Kids Day & Night Out

Make it a play date! Kids will have a blast playing games and doing fun activities in a safe environment. A great time - just for kids! This is a great opportunity for you to enjoy a few hours to yourself for running errands, relaxing, or having a quality date night. This program is for youth ages 8 weeks to 12 years old.

Kids Day Out (Wednesday, 9am-1pm)

Wednesdays from 9am-12pm

  • January 15
  • February 19
  • March 18
  • April 15
  • May 20
  • June 17

Kids Night Out (Friday, 5:30-9:30pm)

Fridays from 5:30-9:30pm

  • January 10
  • March 13
  • April 10
  • May 8
  • June 12

Kids Night Out (Saturday, 3-7pm)

Saturdays from 3-7pm

  • January 18
  • January 25
  • February 15
  • February 22
  • March 21
  • March 28
  • April 18
  • April 25
  • May 16
  • May 23
  • June 20
  • June 27

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Birthday Parties at the Y

Looking for a fun, stress-free birthday idea? Let us host your next party! Sit back and relax – We’ve got everything covered. We’ll decorate, supervise games and activities, and even clean up at the end! With a variety of party options, there’s something fun for everyone. 

All Birthday Parties Include:

  • 1 hour of structured activity with a Party Host
  • 1 hour in our party room
  • Balloons, table cloths, and food utensils
  • Access to refrigerator for food storage
  • Set-up and clean-up of your party
  • Use of playground

Party Times:

  • Saturdays & Sundays from 1:00-6:00pm

Dates fill up quickly! Be sure to request your date at least one month in advance. A 50% deposit will be required at the time of booking.

For more information, contact Inez Meneses at (650) 294-2651.