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Y Member Spotlight: Samuel Alicea

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Sam was an elementary school teacher when he was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis 8 years ago, which had him walking with a cane and shopping in a wheelchair. A former trainer at the Y had him work on his core and today he is walking on his own!… Read More

Y Member Spotlight: Melissa Matus

Hi, my name is Melissa Matus. My son, Damian and I had been members of the Yuma Family YMCA from 2011-2015. We recently decided to come back and rejoin the YMCA. I was recently inspired to become more involved in the YMCA. I took a certification class to become a spinning instructor and joined the YMCA team as an employee.… Read More

Y Member Spotlight: Robbie Geiler

The Yuma Family YMCA Students Against Destructive Decisions program has brought me out of my shell. My name is Robert Geiler and I am 13 years old. I am a student in the SADD Program at the Yuma Family YMCA. … Read More

Yuma Family YMCA Benefits from Carl’s Jr.® Annual Stars for Heroes™ Fundraising Campaign

Yuma Press Release

On November 8, 2016, Carl Karcher, of CLK, Inc. presented Annie Clary, Executive Director of the Yuma Family YMCA with a check for $6,500 in support of military families in Yuma County. “At the Yuma Family YMCA, we serve over 450 military families through discounted memberships, scholarships and programs. We are able to offer financial assistance to active duty and veterans because of this generous gift,” said Annie Clary. “In Yuma, we understand the importance of community and the significance of supporting each other – which we are able to do for families of deployed military, active duty military and veterans.” This is the 5th year the Yuma Family YMCA has been a beneficiary of the Annual Stars for Heroes™ Campaign.… Read More



Learning the fundamentals of guitar, Learning how to read music and Performing a few basic musical pieces.… Read More

Cheer at the Y

cheerleading program at yuma family ymca

The Y nurtures the potential of children through programs that strengthen character in our youth, engage families, and build lasting relationships.… Read More

Employee spotlight: Ruben Payan

Ruben payan employee spotlight

Ruben Payan is a new dad, and he is having a great time discovering all about the joys of fatherhood. … Read More

Football Fit


FOOTBALL FIT is a great way to get into football shape. Improves endurance, flexibility and strength. Jump Start Circuit machines are utilized in this class. We will also include cardio drills specifically tailored to football players.… Read More

Club Fit for Teens

Healthy Living | Yuma Family YMCA | Valley of the Sun YMCA

This program is designed to get teens into the habit of leading a healthy lifestyle. Club FIT members meet once a week for a boot camp style workout to teach them a variety of ways to exercise. Then all members have access to the Y to exercise on their own during the week.
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Auza Applicator’s- Golf Tournament raised $31,932 for the Somerton Youth Center

Somerton For Web

Auza Applicator’s Gone Golfing Golf Tournament raised $31,932 for the Somerton Youth Center… Read More