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Phoenix Sun Charities Grant for Chandler Early Learning Readiness

Posted on November 25, 2015

$20,000 grant from Phoenix Suns Charities to support the Early Learning Readiness (ELR) program, a national YMCA initiative, at Chandler-Gilbert Family YMCA. This program will target the Central Chandler community…

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The Valley of the Sun YMCA: bringing LIVESTRONG to Arizona’s cancer survivors

Posted on November 25, 2015

In the fall of 2015, the Valley of the Sun YMCA was selected by the YMCA of the USA to participate in a national LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA Learning Cohort. …

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Upcoming Events

Progressive Triathalon at the Copper Basin Family YMCA

Nov 30, 2015
Copper Basin Family YMCA

START 2016 AS A TRI-ATHLETE Monday, November 30th- January 4th Compete In the Copper Basin YMCA Holiday Progressive Triathlon You choose the distance that works for you: Sprint, Olympic, Half…

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Arts and Crafts Show

Nov 30, 2015
Tempe Family YMCA

Come to the Tempe Family YMCA and see local arts and crafts made by your neighbors! Proceeds benefit the Y and the designer. Support your community today!  

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Holiday PT Palooza at the DFFY

Dec 2, 2015

DFFY will be hosting an ALL DAY Holiday PT Palooza on Wednesday, December 2nd. This will be a day of fun and free events with all of our trainers including…

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For the Y, providing “every opportunity to reach farther” is a very real promise we make to this community. It means that your YMCA—an organization with the capacity and will to inspire positive and lasting social change—is pursuing a mission to do just that. So what does that mean for you?


It means reaching farther to help children and teens reach their full potential through value–based programs, including child care and educational programs, sports and activities, summer day camps, overnight camps, swim programs, teen leadership programs, events,
and clubs. Each opportunity builds skills, self-confidence, positive peer relationships—and unimagined successes.


It means providing every opportunity to help our members achieve their goals for peak health and well-being by offering unparalleled support, guidance, resources, and facilities. We know that our considerable expertise will lead hundreds to achieve their wellness goals and get on a path to a healthier life.


It means creating a community that reaches out to give back—helping our most vulnerable and deserving neighbors achieve their dreams for better lives. The YMCA’s social service programs—including initiatives in education, health, character-building, cultural understanding, leadership, vocational training, the arts and more—inspire hope, create new opportunities for success and meaningfully change futures.