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Maryvale YMCA to offer free early learning program


Posted on September 15, 2014

The YMCA is offering a FREE early learning readiness program to support caregivers and the children they care for. The program provides a stimulating environment for ages 0 to 5 years and helpful education and support for caregivers. Caring and Learning For Me This program offers multiple play stations where caregivers will learn more about how children develop and how they can encourage learning and skill building at home. Kids engage in active play, while developing emotionally, verbally and socially Caregivers learn more about how to help your child be ready for school Caregivers of young children can meet and…

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Community Day Was A Success!


Posted on September 15, 2014

The Tempe YMCA wants to thank our volunteer Stacey for sharing information about family fuel as well as treating our members to healthy snacks and water bottles after class! 

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Lincoln Downtown Y Have it All – Do it All Fitness Challenge


Posted on September 11, 2014

Take the Fitness Challenge and Win!     October 1 - November 1 The Lincoln Y and Applebee's are partnering up to keep you motivated on your fitness goals.   This challenge is free to YMCA members and runs from October 1 - November 1. During the challenge you will track your physical activity and healthy meal choices on your Challenge Tracking Card.  Points will be awarded for: Attending group fitness classes Personal training sessions Hiring a personal trainer Ordering healthy menu items at your neighborhood Applebee's The more points you accumulate the better your chances to win!  The Top 4 finishers will…

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The 9 Best Weight Loss Tips Ever!


Posted on September 10, 2014

The 9 Best Weight Loss Tips Ever!

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East Valley Youth Sports Coaches Clinic – September 13, 2014


Posted on September 9, 2014

East Valley Youth Sports Coaches Clinic

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Weather Updates


Posted on September 8, 2014

Monday, 9/8/14 - We are experiencing a lot of rain and flooding delays at all of our branch locations. Almost all of our branches are open. We are working to keep everyone updated via Facebook and Twitter. Please check your with your local branch regarding group fitness, pool or facility closures. Stay safe. Thank you for your understanding. Tempe branch is closed until 4 p.m. No group fitness or pool when it re-opens. Copper Basin - Branch closes at 1 pm. K-12 is closed. Preschool open until noon only. All Downtown Group Fitness Classes are cancelled until further notice. K-12…

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Tempe Marketplace – Fall Fitness


Posted on September 5, 2014

 Fall Fitness in The District presented by Tempe YMCA Every Tuesday, September 23 – October 28 District Stage, 6:30-7:30pm Get in shape at our free, weekly fitness series! Let Tempe Marketplace help you strengthen, tone and tighten, all while you have a blast during Zumba® and Cardio Kick. Certified instructors from Tempe YMCA will teach a 1-hour class on stage to bumpin’ beats for a fun filled workout. Fitness in The District is family friendly – all ages are welcome. Please arrive early for check-in/registration and to reserve your space in front of the stage. Visit the website here: http://www.tempemarketplace.com/fitness/…

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September is Nutrition Month


Posted on September 1, 2014

HIGH OCTANE FUEL FOR THE DAY AHEAD You wouldn’t leave home for a road trip without filling your car’s gas tank, and you certainly wouldn’t fill your high-performance car with regular gas. The same goes for your body and taking on your day. It’s important that you eat the right foods and drink the best beverages throughout the day, to ensure your engine receives the maximum benefits from exercise. Mix carbs with protein: Carbohydrates, like pasta, provide the body with energy, and protein, like chicken is important for muscle building and repair. It’s essential to eat moderate amounts of both…

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Ahwatukee YMCA – Team Huskies & Coach Mike Trilli Clinch the D1 3rd/4th Grade Jr. Suns Title!


Posted on August 28, 2014

Congratulations to Coach Mike Trilli and the Ahwatukee Foothills Family YMCA Huskies!  The Summer 2014 Jr. Suns Basketball season ended yesterday with a victory over "All in West" out of the Glendale YMCA 35-33 to clinch the D1 3rd/4th grade valley-wide Championships! Well done guys!  Looking forward to the fall season.  

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NEW FITNESS EQUIPMENT @ NORTHWEST VALLEY


Posted on August 28, 2014

Out With The Old, In With The New! We are happy to say that we have replaced all of our treadmills and exercise bikes. In addition, we have also brought in new stretching and cross-training machines and  a functional fitness multi-station. Click here to hop on over to our Facebook page to see more pictures.

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