Category: My Y


Cathy Rodriguez-Contreras|Valley of the Sun YMCA

The Diabetes Prevention Program and the Y put the diabetes class together in such a way that learning how to eat and how to change my habit as a prediabetic was not that difficult.… Read More

The Y helped Karen Crowe With Her Balance

Share Your Story with the Y | My Y Story | Valley of the Sun YMCA

“I have been a resident of Phoenix since the summer of 2013. Before that, I lived in Virginia and worked as a teacher. I married a man who lives in phoenix and retired and moved out to the valley. I was a member of the YMCA in Spotsylvania, Virginia.… Read More

The Price Family

Families And Groups Programs & Activities | Valley of the Sun YMCA

Jeannene Price has her two children (Morgan and Nick) involved in the YMCA through the support of the scholarship subsidy program. As a single mom, she relies on the Y for before/after school childcare and day camps for Morgan, basketball programs for her teenaged son, Nick, and healthy living programs for her.… Read More

Staff Highlight- Jenn Warner

Valley of the Sun YMCA | About Your YMCA

Meet our new Business Manager Jenn Warner I’m an Arizona native. I’ve been working in accounting for 10 years now and love it! After a few years of accounting I moved into human resources and decided to continue my education in that direction.… Read More

Diolenda Sellers

Seniors Programs & Activities | Valley of the Sun YMCA

MS. Diolenda Sellers, 89 years young, works out a minimum of 5 days a week. Ms. Sellers attributes her commitment to exercise from her former hobby as body builder. Even when Diolenda is tired, she always makes time to come to the Y because she always feels better after a workout.… Read More

The Y Played a Key Role in my Healing Process

Adult Programs & Activities | Valley of the Sun YMCA

“My name is Dr. Cindy Banton. I have been a member of the Y for almost 7 years. I love the community and family atmosphere, as well as the friendliness of the staff.… Read More

“Thank you for helping me get back on my feet” Y Story

Small Group Personal Training Nutrition | Families And Groups Programs & Activities | Valley of the Sun YMCA

Rose came to the Y Residence Program because of a bad living situation. She recently had moved to Phoenix from New York and unfortunately trusted the wrong people to move in with in Phoenix, and found herself on the street. She had money to pay the monthly rent but needed a place she could feel safe.… Read More

Making New Friends at Camp

Community Connections | Community Partners | Get Involved | Valley of the Sun YMCA

Corina is the mother of two, Danica, 6 years old and Ashton, 5 years old. Danica and Ashton’s first experience with the Y was coming to Amazing Kids and playing while their grandparents exercised. “They liked it there”, said Corina.… Read More

Mary Jane Y Story

Valley of the Sun YMCA | Media Room In The News

Mary Jane has been a member since 2014 and joined right after she retired as a Computer Analyst. She got tired of coming home feeling sluggish after work so she joined the Y and watched her caloric intake. Along with counting calories she also seemed medical advice through her doctor. Her Blood Pressure, cholesterol, sugar etc levels were high.… Read More

Super Sports Sign up

Youth Day Camps | Youth | Programs & Activities | Valley of the Sun YMCA

Register for Spring Sports now and receive $10 off registration! Register online, over the phone, or at our branch. Stop into our branch and get the chance to win Jr. Suns merchandise!… Read More