Category: In The News

YMCA Provides Assistance to Furloughed Government Employees

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Maryvale YMCA Helps Preschool-Aged Children – Telemundo

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Ryan Abbott Joins Valley of the Sun YMCA Board

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Valley Of The Sun Ymca’s Annual Support Campaign Surpasses $1.4 Million Goal In Only Four Months

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Spring Sports Registration

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Youth learn new skills, make new friends, develop essential character traits, and set individual and team goals. This improves self-confidence, promotes diversity, increases self-esteem, and improves physical condition. The positive time with family and friends in this environment strengthens our communities. Youth Sports puts emphasis on healthy relationships between adults and youth as well as family, with a goal to build social skills and sport skills with all participants for the future.… Read More

Together We Can Build a Better Us

Giving Tuesday

#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving. One of the best ways to get involved is in your own community. We’ve created a directory to help you find organizations, charities, events and more in your own community. … Read More

Valley of the Sun YMCA Offers Free Child Watch So Parents Can Vote


Valley of the Sun YMCA today announced that all 16 of its branches will be offering free child watch services, up to four hours from 8 a.m. to 8 pm., on Election Day so busy parents and caregivers can have a safe and fun place for their kids to play while voting on Tuesday, November 8. The child watch offering, called Zoe’s Kids Day Out, is open to members and non-members. Children of all ages are welcome, but must be potty-trained.… Read More

10 Healthy Lunch Ideas

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It’s that time of the year again, when the kids go back to school and the family’s weekly schedule is jam-packed with activities. The Valley of the Sun YMCA is focused on encouraging healthy living, and with that in mind, here are some ideas that can help you make your family’s midday meals a success. … Read More

Super Saturdays at the Y


Are you looking for something fun to do with your family over the weekend? Look no further than your local YMCA! We’re making Saturdays super this fall with fun family events featuring interactive activities, new fitness classes, free child care and much, much more. … Read More

Postcards Highlight Summer Camp Moments

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Our summer camp season may be behind us, but the friendships and the memories that the campers made will last forever. Earlier this month, we asked some of our camp participants to make artwork highlighting the favorite part about their experience. What we received was nothing short of amazing.… Read More