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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

Co-Ed Adult Beach Volleyball Tournament

Nov 28, 2015
Desert Foothills Park

Event Details Register with opposite gender (ages 15+) Play with, and against, other coed teams but stay with your partner. 3 pool play games followed by a playoff Depending on…

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Instructor Appreciation Brunch at Chris-Town Y

Nov 28, 2015
Legacy Foundation Chris-Town YMCA

Come join us for brunch as we get together to show our instructors how much we appreciate them. Meet us in the multi-purpose room and bounce into the group fitness…

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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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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.