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While the internship was by far one of the toughest experiences I faced, I saw it to the end, graduated both ASU and YLA, and can proudly say I am the Sports Director of the Chandler YMCA, ready to impact my community and give the youth the same opportunities the YMCA gave to me almost 20 years ago. … Read More


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Member Spotlight: She feels that going to classes has helped her balance and core strength. She also believes it has helped her health and lifestyle. … Read More


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Helen Griffin is our highlight member of the month. Helen was one of the first members to ever step foot into the Tempe Family YMCA in 1987 when it was built. As a child, before the Tempe YMCA was built, at age 7 not too far from her home the “Village Y Rec Center” was built. … Read More


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In 2010, he began volunteering as an instructor in the 55 Circuit class on Friday mornings. In 2012, he expanded his teaching schedule to twice a day, three days a week. That same year, he received the “Volunteer of the Year” award.
Szarek’s class is very popular. Currently, his classes average over 15 participants, and five of the regular participants have been coming to his class since he started instructing.… Read More


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