As an organization with more than a century of experience in caring for our community, the Valley of the Sun YMCA responds quickly to these challenges; creatively expanding our programs to meet our community when, where and how we are needed most.

Thanks to the generous support of our donors, we can continue to ensure the health, safety and well-being of every YMCA child and family. We are working to pave the way for a bright future to all of our community no matter their age, race, gender or socioeconomic status.



Y membership and wellness programs can improve the health and well-being of our community to reduce chronic disease, obesity, and improve mental health.

In 2023, the Y will:

  • Serve the health and wellness needs of the Ahwatukee Foothills community with affordable fitness programming for individuals and families



Y programs are committed to executing experiences rich in social/emotional learning because youth do better when they have supportive adults nurturing their potential.

In 2023, the Y will:

  • Help alleviate barriers through family meals provided during the holiday season and an on-campus pantry where youth can come for balanced, nutritional after-school snacks and meals



The Y provides opportunity youth in the community, ages 16-24, with pathways to employment, shelter, food and a solid future.

In 2023, the Y will:

  • Create engaging opportunities for 100 young adults to participate in work readiness and civic engagement programs free or at a low cost to the participant



Y programs work to reduce depression and fear through outreach and safe social gatherings.

In 2023, the Y will:

  • Provide seniors with services that include; transportation, friendly visiting, errands, minor household repairs, safety installations and paper work assistance


The Ahwatukee Foothills Family YMCA depends on your support to serve those who need us most. With your help, we can continue to provide financial assistance for programs and services like these for our most vulnerable populations. We invite you to join our work, pledge or donate today!