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

In 2023, the Y will:

  • Provide assistance to 25 Early Learning Preschoolers, 30 Before & After School Students and 50 youth for Summer Day Camp



Y programs work to reduce depression and fear through outreach and safe social gatherings.

In 2023, the Y will:

  • Assist in membership costs for those on a fixed income
  • Promote mental and physical wellness for Tempe seniors through programs that encourage fellowship and building healthy habits



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

In 2023, the Y will:

  • Teach 250 kids to swim through free Safety Around Water and affordable swim lessons



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

In 2023, the Y will:

  • Lower the barrier for families to gain entry into
    Y programs
  • Help families connect, build healthy habits and spend quality time together


The Tempe 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!