The YMCA partners with many other organizations to help address the greatest needs in our community. We have compiled a list or resources for our community. 

Food Resources

Colorado Food Pantries

Kaizen Food Rescue - Metro Denver

Denver Food Rescue

Find Food Colorado

Monday from 3-4:30 PM: Valley View Church of God - 4390 S Lowell Blvd, Englewood, CO 80110
Tuesday from 3:30-5:30 PM: Dead End of Bates & Raritan - 2900 S Shoshone St, Englewood, CO 80110 
Thursday from 3:30-5 PM: Christ the King Lutheran - 2300 S Patton Ct Denver, CO 80219
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday from 10 AM - 1 PM: Community Ministry - 1755 S Zuni St, Denver, CO 80223
Wednesday from 6-7:30 PM: Community Ministry 1755 S Zuni St, Denver, CO 80223
Friday from 2-4 PM: Florence Crittenton High School: 55 S Zuni St, Denver, CO 80223
Monday, Tuesday, Friday from 12-3:45 PM: Community Table- 8555 W 57th Ave, Arvada, CO 80002
Wednesday from 9-11 AM: New Apostolic Church- 5290 Vance St, Arvada, CO 80002
Wednesday from 5:30-6:30 PM: Abundant Life Community - 6520 Wadsworth Blvd #130, Arvada, CO 80003 
Saturday, Monday from 10-12 PM: The Rising Church- 7500 W 57th Ave, Arvada, CO 80002
Tuesday, Thursday from 2-3:30 PM: Salvation Army - 802 Quari Ct, Aurora, CO 80011
Monday - Thursday from 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM: Aurora Interfaith Community - 1553 Clinton St, Aurora, CO 80010
Saturday from 9:30 AM - 12 PM: ANSAR Pantry - 16251 E Colfax Ave #208, Aurora, CO 80011

Families and Kids

Scholastic Learn at Home Website

Virtual Field Trips

Enrichment Activities

Entertaining & Educational Indoor Activities

How to talk to your kids about coronavirus

Center for Child & Family Psychology - Therapy - University of Denver

How to help teens and young adults

Coronavirus: A book for children

Five questions to ask yourself for parents

Educational podcasts | Learning at home

Helping children cope with stress

Healthy emotion regulation during stressful times

Physical Wellness

Kids workouts to do at home

Yoga for kids 

KIDZ BOP dance along videos

At home PE classes

Cosmic Kids Yoga


Cooking in a cup with kids

Delicious and kid-friendly mug cake recipes

Healthy snacks for kids

Easy recipes that make fruit and veggies fun for kids


Easy STEM challenges for kids

50+ genius STEM activities for kids

40 STEM activities with at-home items

50 hands-on experience STEM activities

Mindset Finder Fortune Teller - Art

Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems - Art

Family Corner

Talking to kids about coronavirus

Books: Coretta Scott King Book Award Winners

Denver Zoo Virtual

Recipes kids can make

Educational virtual field trips

Michelle Obama Story Hour

Sesame Workshop's Tips For Parenting During A Pandemic

The Integrated Schools Podcast: Raising White Kids with Jennifer Harvey

075: Five Pandemic Parenting Lessons with Cindy Wang Brandt

Teaching Your Child About Black History

31 Children's books to support conversations on race, racism and resistance

How to talk to your children about protests and racism

Talking to kids about race

Where to find diverse books

Senior Resources


Check out these low-impact workouts, recipes and entertainment ideas.

Stay Active

Y360 videos on YouTube

YMCA Virtual Fitness Classes

YMCA Older Adult Activity Videos

14 Exercises to Improve Strength & Balance

Boost Memory and Lower Dementia Risk

Why Walking is the Most Underrated Form of Exercise

Try These 8 Equipment-Free Exercises

Seated Exercises

Lower Back Pain? Try These

SilverSneakers – At home or on the go!

Stay active and engaged with virtual classes that can be tailored to your fitness level. Take advantage of these two ways to keep SilverSneakers in your routine.


12 Top Podcasts for Boomers

9 Great Brain Games

Top Picks: Movies to Stream at Home

A Guide to Self Therapy for Seniors

5 Sleeping Tips

Older Adult Resource Directory - City of Denver

Pharmacies Alter Delivery Options

Grocery stores offering special hours for older adults

In The Kitchen

Cook With The Y on Youtube

Nutrition for Seniors

The Kitchen Show on YouTube

Top 5 Foods for Eye Health

Shelf Stable Recipes

Free Virtual Tours

The Great Wall of China

Houston Zoo

The Louvre

The Van Gogh Museum

The Guggenheim Museum

Cincinnati Zoo: Home Safari Facebook Lives

The Georgia Aquarium

Monterey Bay Aquarium

San Diego Zoo

Zoo Atlanta Panda Cam