The Y’s teen programs and activities provide opportunities for youth to realize who they are and what they are capable of achieving, all while making friends and memories along the way.

At the Valley of the Sun YMCA, teens are valued and recognized for their potential as being happy, healthy, and productive community members. The Y offers programs for teens to build self-esteem and self-confidence, learn healthy lifestyle choices, achieve their personal and educational goals, and create new friendships and lasting relationships in a safe, supportive and engaging environment.

 

Teen Swim | Teens | Programs & Activities | Valley of the Sun YMCA

Swim

Teen swim lessons are ideal for those beyond the age for progressive swim classes yet too young for adult classes. Highly trained aquatics instructors work one-on-one with each participant to set personal goals and meet new challenges.
Teen Sports | Teens | Programs & Activities | Valley of the Sun YMCA

Sports

At the Valley of the Sun YMCA, sports and recreational activities are something special. Friendly, lots of variety and a supportive environment means team sports and recreation is fun again, and it makes for a healthier lifestyle and a good story or two.
Teens Overnight Camp | Teens | Programs & Activities | Valley of the Sun YMCA

Overnight Camps

Overnight camp teaches self-reliance, a love for nature and the outdoors, and the development of attitudes and practices that build character and leadership—all amidst the fun of camp fires, bugle calls, canoeing, archery, talent shows, and meaningful relationships.
Teen Fitness | Teens | Programs & Activities | Valley of the Sun YMCA

Fitness

Living healthy is about spirit, mind and body at every age and stage. Y's offer classes and programs for those dealing with chronic disease, joint and injury rehabilitation, stress and pregnancy, in addition to health assessments and wellness coaching. We have group fitness programs geared toward teens, sports, activities, teen nights and much more.
Teen Education Leadership | Teens | Programs & Activities | Valley of the Sun YMCA

Education & Leadership

All kids have great potential. At the Y, we work every day to help them set and achieve their personal and educational goals. As a result, millions of children and teens nationwide gain confidence as they recognize the Y as a place where they belong and can feel comfortable exploring new interests and passions.
Teen Certification Training | Teens | Programs & Activities | Valley of the Sun YMCA

Certification & Training

With so many life-threatening emergencies happening in or around the home, it's more important than ever to be prepared just in case you're confronted with a home emergency. The YMCA offers an array of courses designed to help you become prepared for life-threatening emergencies.
Teen Events | Teens | Programs & Activities | Valley of the Sun YMCA

Teen Events

Teen centers, group exercise, triathlon training, dance clubs, skateboarding, arts—there’s a lot more than sports at the Y, giving kids the chance to exert energy, try new things, make new friends … and be kids!
Teen Personal Training Nutrition | Teens | Programs & Activities | Valley of the Sun YMCA

Personal Training & Nutrition

We all need the advice of an expert sometimes, as well as the personal attention that comes with a trainer or coach. Y's offer personal training and coaching to help you set and meet your specific goals in order to live healthier. Some of our branches now offer Nutrition support as well!