The San Ysidro Civic Center is central to our grassroots community organizing efforts such as San Ysidro Sin Límites/Unlimited, which is a series of community organizing/advocacy workshops and presentations focused around community/economic development issues. Presentations have integrated: U.S. GSA San Ysidro Port of Entry Project, The City of San Diego – Planning Department, San Diego Housing Commission, The San Diego Mediation Center, People for Trees, SANDAG, San Diego State University, University of California San Diego, Cal State San Marcos, Woodbury University, and others. 

Casa Familiar also celebrates annual community events and programs such as the Día de Reyes/Three Kings Day, Día de San Ysidro/ San Ysidro Day, Thanksgiving Community Dinner/Cena de Accion de Gracias, Día de los Muertos/Day of the Dead event, and summer youth programs and free lunch and snack program.  

The San Ysidro Civic Center is activated by Promotoras or health advocates. Promotoras are the heart of health and fitness programs. These health advocates provide classes and workshops that range from nutrition to exercise, and other wellness classes free to the community. The Promotoras offer daily exercise classes beginning at 9am, however, registration is required. Please see below for the most recent schedule of classes updated monthly. 

Contact: Elsa Escalante  –

619-428-1115 Ext 324 

San Ysidro Civic Center  

212 West Park Ave.  

Monday through Thursday  

9am to 12pm  

12pm to 7pm (Hours may vary depending on scheduled programming) 


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