As an organization with more than a century of experience in caring for our community, the Valley of the Sun YMCA responds quickly to these challenges; creatively expanding our programs to meet our community when, where and how we are needed most.

Thanks to the generous support of our donors, we can continue to ensure the health, safety and well-being of every YMCA child and family. We are working to pave the way for a bright future to all of our community no matter their age, race, gender or socioeconomic status.

2024 Goals

Y programs provide safe spaces to allow teens and young adults to build a sense of belonging and develop their self-identity.

In 2024, the Y will:

  • Provide Financial Assistance to 10 students to participate in Youth in Government program and provide 20 teens with scholarships to participate in leadership development programming.

Y programs provide critical safety around water knowledge and teach swimming skills for youth and adults.

In 2024, the Y will:

  • Provide over 600 free swim lessons and Safety Around Water lessons.
  • Provide discounted access to young adults seeking to become a lifeguard.

Y programs support parents in creating stronger families in order to lower child poverty, reduce social-isolation and increase positive health outcomes.

In 2024, the Y will:

  • Provide membership and program access to at-risk kids and low-income families to allow for a safe space for all children to learn and grow.
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