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Drew Master has been involved with the Y since 2007, he was hired at the Scottsdale Y to run Summer Camps and an off-site After-school program. He now serves as the Sports Coordinator at the Desert Foothills Family Y and he loves being able to help young people learn and grow as they participate in sports, after-school and summer programs.… Read More


JoAnn values the fact that the Y’s mission is based on Christian principles, and that its goal is to encompass the whole family. JoAnn likes that the Y offers something for every member of her family. … Read More


The Desert Foothills Family YMCA is excited to partner with Helping with Horsepower and the local motorcycle community to launch this FREE one-of-a-kind hands-on, interactive learning experience to rebuild, market and raffle-off an entire custom motorcycle! … Read More


Anthony started working at the Y in 2013 as a lifeguard. At the time, Anthony had just received his lifeguard certification and was looking for a place to use his skills. The Y was a great, convenient place for Anthony to use his training. Over the course of several summers between semesters at Arizona State University, Anthony stood out as a leader on the aquatics team and summer of 2014, Anthony accepted the position of head lifeguard at the Desert Foothills YMCA.… Read More


May is almost here and on May 20th we will have a fun day for the kiddos who are out of school!… Read More


Leane and Jeanne Baughman have been members of the YMCA since their boys were 10 months old. They had just moved to Phoenix and were looking for a place to become fit and have a positive environment for their 3 boys, James, Riley, and Lucas.… Read More


We offer several sports programs to help keep your kids active throughout the year. We offer leagues and programs for the player new to the sport wanting to learn the basics as well as leagues and programs for the player looking to take their game to the highest level of competition! … Read More


I chose to volunteer for the YMCA because I wanted to be involved in an organization that has great core values and allows me to give back to the community. I started volunteering in the after-school program in August 2014, and I have been very involved ever since. It is very important for me to engage with children and serve as a role model, which the YMCA has enabled me to do.… Read More