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.



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

In 2022, the Y will:

  • Provide 100 youth with swim lessons free of charge
  • Provide 500 youth with free or subsidized Safety Around Water programs
  • Provide scholarships for youth interested in becoming lifeguards



Y programs provide experiences that build a sense of belonging and welcome young people to develop their self-identity.

In 2022, the Y will:

  • Provide Youth & Government for 10 students free of charge
  • Host two summer workshops for Leadership in Training program
  • Provide scholarships for 20 teens to participate in teen leadership programs


Advancing Childhood Development

Y programs are committed to executing experiences rich in social/emotional learning because youth do better when they have supportive adults nurturing their potential.

In 2022, the Y will:

  • Provide scholarships for children to have access to our programs regardless of their ability to pay


Promoting Healthy Living

Y membership and wellness programs can improve the health and well-being of our community to reduce chronic disease, obesity, and improve mental health.

In 2022, the Y will:

  • Provide members of the community with free personal training sessions
  • Provide quarterly socialization and wellness events for seniors
  • Provide wellness programs that address health concerns of the Southwest Valley


The Southwest Valley Family YMCA depends on your support to serve those who need us most. With your help, we can continue to provide financial assistance for programs and services like these for our most vulnerable populations. We invite you to join our work, pledge or donate today!