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I was always a Y kid as a child in California. Summer breaks were always spent going to the movies, to the beach and doing art and crafts at the YMCA. … Read More

Our three Beat the Heat winners are Rick, Jackie, and Raj. Congratulations! Rick was our Beat the Heat winner on week one. Rick and his wife Lori have been members at the Chandler YMCA since October 2018. They attend multiple classes daily. They are a true joy to be around and we are happy to have them.… Read More

My name is Dakota and I am 14 years old. As I get ready to start my sophomore year in high school I feel it’s best to take time and look back on this summer and my freshman year overall.… Read More

My parents came to the US in 1995, and two years later I was born. My first zip code was housed in South Central, Los Angeles, not the kindest of cities. … Read More

Member Spotlight: She feels that going to classes has helped her balance and core strength. She also believes it has helped her health and lifestyle. … Read More

Brooklyn and Harlem Hopson started in our programs in 2018. Brittany Charleston is their mom and they have been involved in several program here at the Chandler YMCA. Brooklyn and Harlem are enrolled in childcare programs with Harlem being enrolled in the preschool 2-3 year old classroom and Brooklyn is enrolled in our before and after care programs. … Read More