This spring, McKinley will have its own Smash Bros Ultimate team in the YMCA of San Diego Esports League! Esports is competitive online gaming where players work together as a team to level up their skills. Players ages 8-12 participate in meaningful play in a structured, safe, online environment while developing their collaboration, teamwork, and leadership skills. The 10-week program is run by certified YMCA staff on campus at McKinley. Equipment will be provided for participants. Space is limited to 14 participants.

Cost: $75 for YMCA members / $90 for nonmembers for 10 weeks (Financial assistance is available through the Y’s Access Scholarship Program for qualified applicants).
Ages: 8-12
When: Thursdays from April 6-June 8 at 12:30pm-1:30pm
Where: McKinley Elementary, Room 2.

Register online at and search code XOLZHMQUDN1016 (Note: The “location” shown in the registration portal is the hosting YMCA branch – Mission Valley YMCA. However, the league will meet on-campus at McKinley).

Questions or need additional information? Contact Christian Chamberlain, Digital Enrichment Program Coordinator at Mission Valley YMCA at

To learn more about Esports and the Digital Studio Programs at the Mission Valley YMCA: