Chris-Town YMCA

Chris-Town YMCA



For ALL students, schools, daycares, clubs, afterschool programs or classrooms-

The 19NORTH Community Garden in partnership with Blue Watermelon Project and our sponsor Sprouts Farmers Market is available to host/teach your students!

Volunteer Projects- OR - Gardening Classes - OR- Field Trips

Just email Shannon O'Harra McBride, [email protected] to learn more and schedule your visit!

Julie Sing Hillary Hearn Rusk Royal Palm Middle School Kathy Johnson Shannon Hill Catholic Charities Community Services UMOM New Day Centers Valley Metro City of Phoenix, AZ USA Maryland Elementary School Chris-Town YMCA Neighborhood Ministries, Phoenix Lisa Schrock PoppenLexington Services International Rescue Committee in Phoenix Phoenix Day School for the Deaf Lisa Huggins City of Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department
Check out what our East Valley fall break camp kids did today! We learned how to fish, tie a knot, and shoot a bow and arrow. Thank you to Bassproshops and the Chris-Town YMCA for inviting our kiddos to join in on all the fun!

#ForYouthDevelopment #eastvalleyymca Valley of the Sun YMCA
Chris Powell from ABC’s “Extreme Weight Loss” and Maricopa County Public Health partnered with us to hold health fairs across the Valley. 🎉

This partnership allowed us to give a sample to our communities of the programs we offer that empowers individuals to make a difference in their own life!

Today we will host our last fair from 4:00-7:00 PM at Legacy Foundation Chris-Town YMCA

Come and join us! We would love for you to feel the impact.

#health #healthylifestyle #healthylife #ymca #community #diversity #welcomingweek #arizona #chrispowell #move1million
Fun things to do in 19NORTH...

At 19th Ave and Bethany Home Road is a light rail stop, and just next door is Bowlero - a fun, cool place to enjoy the afternoon!

On Saturday, Sept. 18th KIDS BOWL FOR FREE from 1pm - 5pm!!!

#19north #bowling #kidsbowlforfree #familyfun Valley Metro Washington Elementary School District Washington High School Abrazo Central Campus Washington Park Neighborhood Association City of Phoenix, AZ USA City of Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department Bowlero International Rescue Committee in Phoenix UMOM New Day Centers Catholic Charities Community Services Royal Palm Middle School Orangewood School Royal Palm Neighborhood Pam Fitzgerald Christown Spectrum Chris-Town YMCA Lisa Huggins
JOIN US: YMCA Health Fairs

Next week is Welcoming Week at the Y and we are intentionally inviting everyone to visit.

Chris Powell, from ABC's "Extreme Weight Loss" is visiting the Maryvale YMCA on Monday. We invite you to attend as Chris leads a 2.5 - minute movement exercise from his nonprofit, Move One Million.

Health Fair Details:

Monday, September 13th from 9:00am to 1:00pm at Southwest Valley Family YMCA and Watts Family Maryvale YMCA

Tuesday, September 14th from 9:00am to 1:00pm at
Scottsdale/Paradise Valley YMCA & Ross Farnsworth East Valley YMCA

Wednesday, September 15th from 3:00pm to 7:00pm at Chris-Town YMCA

For more information email us at [email protected]

#healthyliving #healthylife #YMCA #chrispowell #healthfair #familyevents #arizona
Thank you FOX 10 Phoenix for visiting Chris-Town YMCA to do a spot on youth fitness!

Youth obesity is on the rise. Our attempt to combat this is by producing a youth fitness class that provides a safe space for youth to get active and reach new healthy goals. Look out for our new “Muscle Up” class launching soon!

Tune into Fox 10 Monday at 7:40 am to watch this new program in action and learn more!

#youthfitness #ymca #fox10phoenix #healthyliving
Our 19NORTH Community has it ALL...

19 West Apartments are located at 2011 W. Morten Ave. These beautiful apartments are provided by UMOM New Day Centers and provide families with all of the amenities!

We have several amazing schools in 19NORTH, including Maryland School Orangewood School Royal Palm Middle School Washington High School Richard E. Miller Elementary School Phoenix Day School for the Deaf.

Bowlero is one of the coolest places in the city to hang out and enjoy bowling with friends and family. Their remodel is vibrant and inviting for everyone!

Come join our community, and LIVE, WORK and PLAY within walking distance!

#19north UMOM New Day Centers City of Phoenix, AZ USA City of Phoenix Housing Department Bowlero Washington Elementary School District Councilwoman Betty Guardado Valley Metro Pam Fitzgerald Christown Spectrum Chris-Town YMCA City of Phoenix Neighborhood Services Department Lisa Huggins Abrazo Community Health Network Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona #community #communitycollaboration #walkableurban #walktowork #housing #jobs #career #play #work #liveworkplay #live #liveyourbestlife #onecommunity #weareallinthistogether
Is the pool going to open today?
Thank you City Council District 5 office, and Councilwoman Betty Guardado for providing this opportunity to our 19NORTH Community!!

Anyone is welcome to show up and get your vaccine for FREE!

Lisa Huggins Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Abrazo Central Campus Christown Spectrum Chris-Town YMCA Washington Elementary School District Washington Park Neighborhood Association UMOM New Day Centers Catholic Charities Community Services Albertsons Fry's Food Stores Community Medical Services #Community #vaccine #COVID19 #covidvacccine2021 Councilwoman Betty Guardado #cityofphoenix #freevaccine #getyourvaccine International Rescue Committee in Phoenix Danielle Luna Daniel Valenzuela #Maricopa Local First Arizona ONE Community Mayor Kate Gallego
Kevin Rowe from Lerner and Rowe joined us at our Chris-Town YMCA this morning along with Ian Schwartz from azfamily 3TV CBS 5 to present a generous donation of $2,500 to help raise funds
for youth in need of swim lessons.

We are still accepting donations! Click the link below to help us raise money for 1,000 free swim lessons.

#swimsafe #forabetterus #vosymca
Today, Ian Schwartz and Maria Hechanova from azfamily 3TV CBS 5 stopped by our Chris-Town YMCA to talk about our #SwimSafe partnership and help raise needed funds to teach valley youth to swim.

For information on how you can help, visit:

#forabetterus #vosymca
The Valley of the Sun YMCA, whom are Board members of #DPCAZ, hosted a Press Conference today at the Chris-Town YMCA to spread the #watersafety and #drowningprevention message and promote their "Safety Around Water" week.

What's even better? They are offering a FREE WEEK of swim lessons from May 17 to 21st! Visit your local The Y for details.

Ahwatukee Foothills Family YMCA
Desert Foothills YMCA
Chandler/Gilbert Family YMCA
Lincoln Family Downtown YMCA
Northwest Valley YMCA
Ross Farnsworth East Valley YMCA
Scottsdale/Paradise Valley YMCA
Tempe Family YMCA
Watts Family Maryvale YMCA


The Legacy Foundation Chris-Town YMCA For Youth Development
For Healthy Living
For Social Responsibility

Operating as usual


Goodbye School…Hello Summer🎉🥳


Congratulations to our newest YLA graduate!🥳
Building this community..AND our staff👏🏼


Summer Camp is almost here☀️
While AZ on Track ends at 3pm, the fun doesn’t end there. Before and After care is available and it’s not too late to enroll.


Safety Around Water Lessons are in full effect!

Chris-Town YMCA updated their business hours. 05/10/2022

Chris-Town YMCA updated their business hours.

Chris-Town YMCA updated their business hours.


What an incredible group of Preschool Teachers🍎
THANK YOU for caring for the youth in our community


A round of applause for the Chris-Town Club VOS team placing 1st in the Silver Division this weekend👏🏼

Photos from Chris-Town YMCA's post 04/30/2022

What a way to bring back Healthy Kids Day🍎
Thank you to all the vendors, sponsors, staff and volunteers for making this event a success for our community!


Easter egg hunts for our preschoolers🐣

Photos from Chris-Town YMCA's post 03/26/2022

Did you know Parents Night Out is back?
Scavenger Hunts, cooking crafts, and pizza…
Maybe we need to start calling this Kids Night Out!

Photos from Valley of the Sun YMCA's post 03/23/2022

Photos from Valley of the Sun YMCA's post


Have you signed up for our 6 weeks of Wellness? This weeks focus is MIND🧠
The mind plays an important role in our fitness journey. Relax and mediate with us at Chair Yoga Mondays and Wednesdays at 10am.


Our boss is back!🎉
We made sure he’ll think twice about leaving us again! Welcome back Jason Heetland


Just moving our bodies every Tuesday and Thursday at 10am💪🏼

Photos from Club VOS Chris-Town's post 02/06/2022

Photos from Club VOS Chris-Town's post


Our preschoolers had fun guessing which objects would float or sink today💧

Photos from Chris-Town YMCA's post 01/29/2022

Photos from Chris-Town YMCA's post


Chris-Town Club VOS starts the season off winning their first Tournament! 🏆
Congrats to Team Sapphire and their coaches👏🏼

Photos from Chris-Town YMCA's post 01/15/2022

First game of the season is here🏀


Movie Day for our winter break campers🍿


Happy Wacky Wednesday🥸


It’s twinkle day at one of our local schools and our before-school students were ready to sparkle!


Thank you to Gwynne and her Zumba class for showing our preschoolers how fun it can be to move our bodies this holiday season💃


Thank you to Target, board members, staff and YMCA members for feeding 50 families a thanksgiving dinner this holiday🦃


We’re learning how to be a good Friend♥️ Can you guess what the letter of the week is?


Only a few more days to donate thanksgiving baskets for our community!
Thanks to all the members and staff who have donated🦃


Happy Pride from our Chris-Town Kids🏳️‍🌈


Trick or Treat from the Group Active class🎃


Our staff make sure you don’t lift a single finger on your birthday….literally😂
Happy Birthday Javeya🎉


On the lookout for a spunky Silver Sneakers Instructor that can energize and inspire our seniors in the Y community🕵🏻‍♀️

This incredible class runs Mon/Wed/Fri 11am.
Reach out to [email protected] for more details about how to be apart of our Y family❤️

Photos from Chris-Town YMCA's post 10/08/2021

BassPro Shops is putting on an amazing event tomorrow 9am-1pm and our fall break campers can tell you how much fun you’ll have! 🎣


Happy October from the Chris-Town Crew!
We want to see your spooky costumes🎃


Happy Birthday Lennie🎉
Thank you for always being apart of our Y family❤️


It’s tradition!
Half-time races are always a blast! ⚽️


Moving into the weekend with some music🎵

Current Hours

Mon - Thu -Closed, Emergency childcare Only
Friday - Closed, Emergency childcare Only
Saturday - Closed
Sunday - Closed

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YMCA Sports Pledge
HKD 2018
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Thanks for everyone who came out to Healthy Kids Day 2016!
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Expanded Fitness Center- NEW
Racquet Ball Court
Warm Water Lap Pool
Gymnasium - NEW
Amazing Kids Center - NEW
Sports Field
Aerobics Studio
Cycling Studio
Family Fitness Center
Teen Center- NEW
Lockers Rooms

Before & After School Care
Personal Training
Massage Therapy
Group Exercise Classes
Medical and Dental Clinic- NEW

Health & Fitness
Child Care
Summer Day Camps
More Stuff for Kids and Teens
Enrichment Programs for Adults
Camp Sky Overnight Camp
Chauncey Overnight Camp



5517 N 17th Ave
Phoenix, AZ

General information

The time to grow has arrived for the Legacy Foundation Chris-Town YMCA. We recently expanded the facility to make it even better for you. There is now an all new Gymnasium, Amazing Kids Center, Teen Center, Medical and Dental Clinic, and an expanded Fitness Center. We have new programs and services for all ages.
Come in and check out our exciting progress!

Opening Hours

Monday 5:30am - 8pm
Tuesday 5:30am - 8pm
Wednesday 5:30am - 8pm
Thursday 5:30am - 8pm
Friday 5:30am - 6:30pm
Saturday 7am - 12pm

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