Category: Blog


Chair Yoga | Older Adults | Valley of the Sun YMCA

According to the CDC, “older adults can obtain significant health benefits with moderate physical activity.” No matter how you start moving, it is important that you do so. At the Y, we understand the importance of providing our community with programs and activities that promote healthy living. For older adults we offer Chair Yoga.… Read More

valley of the sun ymca – Passionate, Pivotal, and Purposeful

Championship Team | Valley of the Sun YMCA

Greg shows up to work every day because of the realization that his career can offer pivotal moments to anyone who walks through the YMCA’s doors. “You don’t know what a person or a kid at home’s situation is, so being a positive role model for kids in the community is what it’s all about”, says Greg. To learn more about our youth sports programs, visit our website at… Read More

Nurturing the Potential of Our Youth

A man teaching kids to reach their potential

The Y is for youth development. Childcare providers eagerly enter our facilities day in and day out to bring tips and program offerings that benefit the health and well-being of our youth so they can build a healthy mind, body, and spirit to realize their potential. … Read More

Have You Tried High Fitness Yet?

High Fitness at the YMCA

High fitness combines HIIT training with plyometric movements to get you moving and deliver a blood-pumping workout.… Read More

Preparing our Youth for the Future

A group of youth in a classroom with a teacher

Routine, structure, and creativity set preschoolers up for success and prepare youth for the future through early childhood education.… Read More

The Power to Create Change Through Affirmation

Wall decorations that say daily words of affirmation

Amber, Child Care Director at Southwest Valley Family YMCA, has implemented a system to impact youth on a new level. … Read More

Healthy Living: A Guide to a Better Life

A senior couple walking for healthy living

When we talk about healthy living, the first thing that comes to mind is eating healthy. However, its meaning goes much further. … Read More

Embracing Yoga to Strengthen the Self

woman on yoga mat

Yoga has been used for centuries to practice self-control, self-awareness, and self-healing. The Y offers various Yoga classes to help you be your best.… Read More

Magic and Muggles

A child holding a wand - Magic and Muggles

Leap into the wizarding world at our Magic and Muggles Day Camp experience. Discover the magic of day camp when you attend day camp at the Y!… Read More

Valley of the Sun YMCA is offering 1,000 free swim lessons May 17-21

5 kids swim lessons

Valley of the Sun YMCA is offering 1,000 free swim lessons May 17-21… Read More