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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

Fun Day For Kids at The DFFY!

Nov 25, 2015
Desert Foothills Family YMCA

Let your kid have fun at our Y! On November 25th we will have a fun day! Games Crafts Rockwall Lunch Gym time and FUN! $50 for members $70 for…

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Black Friday Special at the Mesa Family YMCA

Nov 27, 2015
Mesa Family YMCA

Drop your kids off and finish your holiday shopping! We will have breakfast, a craft, fun games, and so much more!! WHEN: NOVEMBER 27TH, 5:30AM-9AM COST: $15 for first child…

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Shop on Black Friday While the Cooper Basin Y Watches Your Kid!

Nov 27, 2015
Copper Basin Family YMCA

Get those good shopping deals while we watch your kid Parents Enjoy Your Black Friday Shopping *Buy those special gifts without the watchful eyes of your kiddos *Peace of mind…

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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.