Category: Blog

Y Member Spotlight: Kimberly Kays

y member spotlight

Being a member at the Y for the last year, Kimberly Kays and her family have greatly benefited from the programs and events that the Y has to offer. Kimberly, her husband Adrian, and their two children, Bridger and Edison, have found a second home at the Y.… Read More

Y Member Spotlight: Aaron Monte

Aaron Monte has been a member at the Ross Farnsworth East Valley YMCA and Mesa Family YMCA for many years. You’ll find Aaron out swimming laps every morning or participating in Aqua Fitness classes throughout the summer.… Read More

180 Summer Fitness Challenge Winner – Venus Refahiyal

180 Summer Fitness Challenge

Congratulations to East Valley Y member Venus Refahiyal, the lucky winner of the “180 Summer Fitness Challenge” and proud owner of her very own, brand-new… Read More

Chronic Disease Self-Management Program

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Managing a chronic condition can be complex and sometimes frustrating. Let us help! Healthy Living (CDSMP) is a series of classes designed to help you learn chronic disease self-management skills. We give you the tools you need to improve your health and quality of life.… Read More

Register for Swimming Lessons Today!

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In Arizona it is very important to know your strokes and be safe around the water! Take swimming lessons at the Ross Farnsworth Family YMCA and be a… Read More

My Y Story: Jason Wilson

My Y Story

Jason Wilson is a technology manager by profession but a health fanatic by nature. He has been into health and fitness since he was old enough to know what it was.… Read More

Employee Spotlight: Greg Bouslog

Greg Bouslog

Greg Bouslog is the new Sports Director at the Ross Farnsworth-East Valley Family Y, and we are happy to have him as the new member of our team! Working with… Read More

Member Spotlight: Stephanie Griffith and Family


Stephanie Griffith-Duarte parent of Faith and Emery Duarte expressed the YMCA is a family-friendly place that her entire family can enjoy. She shared that the entire staff makes their time at the Y is pleasurable and a time their family looks forward too.… Read More

Employee Spotlight: Stacy Beebe

Meet Stacy Beebe, Ross Farnsworth-East Valley YMCA’s newly appointed Youth and Family Director. Stacy oversees our Amazing Kids (child care), After School Program, Summer Day Camp, and Adventure Programs. Stacy has worked at the Y about 2 years working with our Y kids and in membership. Her passion is working with children. … Read More

Employee Spotlight: Emily Gutierrez

Emily Gutierrez|Ross Farnsworth-East Valley Family YMCA|Valley of the Sun YMCA

Working at the YMCA has been an amazing opportunity for me. Not only do I get to bring my children to work with me but the YMCA also helps me work around my schedule so I can still go home and nap my youngest and pick up my oldest from school every day. I have always wanted to work with children and would love to be a teacher someday! … Read More