All the branches of the Valley of the Sun YMCA offer sponsorship opportunities that give local community organizations a chance to advocate for the Y. By becoming a community partner with the Y, you are leaving a legacy for future generations.
The Y constantly strives to make a difference in your life and the lives of children, adults and families in the community. By showing your support as a sponsor you are ensuring the legacy of the Y’s mission: “To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all, our impact is felt when an individual makes a healthy choice, when a mentor inspires a child and when a community comes together for the common good.”
We are very thankful to our local community partners who strive to make our communities a better place, thank you for your support.
Our Community Partners
Paradise Valley Community College & Foothills Community Foundation
Paradise Valley Community College, the Desert Foothills YMCA and the Foothills Community Foundation have partnered to provide education options, meeting spaces and recreational facilities in one central location. The center is designed as a neighborhood gathering place for people of all ages to exercise both their minds and bodies, bringing together the surrounding Northwest Valley communities of Carefree, Cave Creek, Phoenix and Scottsdale. The college includes six classrooms equipped with the latest technology for academic instruction plus personal and advanced computer facilities. Adjoining the PVCC is the 9,000-square-foot FCF-Holland Community Center, which includes headquarters for the foundation, a senior center and meeting spaces for nonprofit community group partners. The state-of-the-art Desert Foothills YMCA offers quality health & fitness opportunities, swimming, climbing, sports venues plus endless programs for kids, teens, and adults. In the rich tradition of the Y, this center will be a place where confidence is born, dreams are discovered and a community comes together.
A.T. Still University
The Valley of the Sun YMCA and A.T. Still University have found a natural synergy in their commitment and dedication to the community’s health and wellness needs. The Ross Farnsworth East Valley YMCA celebrated its grand opening on A.T. Still University’s Arizona campus with a VIP reception on October 23, 2009. The partnership offers unique life-enhancing programs and fitness facilities to East Valley community members as well as to University students, faculty, and staff. This unique partnership brings unprecedented benefits to not only Mesa and the surrounding communities, but to society overall.