The Y nurtures the potential of children through programs that strengthen character in our youth, engage families, and build lasting relationships.

Participants in these programs build skills, learn about teamwork, and focus on sportsmanship. Families are presented with second-to-none volunteer opportunities as coaches, team parents, and committee members. Youth learn new skills, make new friends, develop essential character traits, and set individual and team goals. We offer a variety of programs throughout the year to keep youth active and engaged here at the Y.

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In the Y’s swim programs, kids can enjoy water sports, learn new techniques, meet new friends, and develop confidence. Swimming is a fun and enjoyable activity for children, and it’s an easy way to stay active!
Youth Sports | Youth | Programs & Activities | Valley of the Sun YMCA


At the Valley of the Sun YMCA, Youth Sports puts emphasis on healthy relationships between adults and youth as well as family, with a goal to build sports, and social, skills in all participants for the future.
Youth Day Camps | Youth | Programs & Activities | Valley of the Sun YMCA

Day Camp

It’s all about giving kids time to be who they want to be, and to live out loud! Our youth needs self expression, learning, adventure, active play, and friendship, which they will experience at the Y camps.
Youth Overnight Camps | Youth | Programs & Activities | Valley of the Sun YMCA

Overnight Camp

We believe that an organized camp experience is a vital component in the development and education of the whole child. Our camps provide year-round educational opportunities and tons of fun!
Youth Fitness | Youth | Programs & Activities | Valley of the Sun YMCA


We believe our youth should understand the importance of physical activity and have fun. No matter what they sign up for at the YMCA, our programs are designed to promote lifelong healthy habits.
Youth Child Care | Youth | Programs & Activities | Valley of the Sun YMCA

Child Care

With so many demands on today’s families, the Y is here to nurture the potential of our youth. That’s why child care and early learning programs at the Y focus on holistically nurturing child development.
Youth Events | Youth | Programs & Activities | Valley of the Sun YMCA

Youth Events

The Y is all about creating a safe and fun atmosphere for the youth in our communities that fosters new friendships, improves social skills, and provides a chance to learn and grow every day.
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School's out, but the Y is in! While at work, all parents want to know that their child is safe, secure and happy. The Y is here to help! We offer camp during during out-of-school days and school breaks. Your child will enjoy their day off school with field trips, group games, STEM projects and more! We would love to have your child join us fir a "day off" they won't forget!