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With so much information and so little time to plan and prepare, it can seem that eating healthy is a nearly impossible task in today’s world. … Read More


The Y stepped in when I did humble myself and ask for the scholarship. They never asked a lot of questions and always treated us like were a full member of the facilities. They stepped in and provided an outlet for Garrett.… Read More


Employee U at the Desert Foothills Family YMCA is a flexible 4 week program designated for teens to learn life and workforce readiness skills through workshops, community speakers, volunteer opportunities and individualized experiences. … Read More


In 2016 the Desert Foothills Family YMCA is dedicated to serve outside it’s walls. The Desert Foothills Family Y has teamed up with the Town of Carefree and Light of The Desert Lutheran Church to offer 2 free yoga fitness classes to the community. … Read More


It is your summer to shine! We have tons of activities planned for this summer and we want your kids to join us! Our camp is engaging, safe and most of all fun!… Read More


Deb Callison has been a member of the Desert Foothills Family YMCA for five years. When she joined little did she know the adventure she would take. She started taking fitness classes and getting to know other members, the staff and the instructors. Soon the desire to be fit was contagious and she started a weight loss journey, taking off a large amount of weight and as time went slowly seeing it come back on.… Read More


“The Y staff is friendly and the cost is affordable. The cost of personal training is the best kept secret in the Valley and the trainers are the best around. They always push me to be better than I think I am and give me confidence to try things I didn’t realize I could do!”… Read More


The YMCA offers a great opportunity for children to learn the basics of dance. We strive to maintain a fun atmosphere while learning basic fundamental skills in: ballet, jazz and pom. Classes on Sunday’s.… Read More