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With a focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the YMCA of Greater Kansas City is a charitable organization committed to strengthening communities. The Y engages men, women and children—regardless of age, income or background—to nurture the potential of children and teens, improve the nation’s health and well-being, and provide opportunities to give back and support neighbors. Serving the Kansas City area since 1860, the Y has the long-standing relationships and physical presence not just to promise, but to deliver, lasting personal and social change.

The New
Kirk Family YMCA

Construction on the new Kirk Family YMCA is underway! History takes center stage as we transform the historic Lyric Theatre building into a new Y that will revitalize the core of downtown with life-strengthening programs for all ages.

Want to learn more, take a sneak peek at the plans and watch our construction progress?  Click below to learn more.

Join Our Team

The Y is looking for talented associates to help us make our community stronger. Opportunities range from executive to part-time hourly.

Our Leadership

The YMCA of Greater Kansas City is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors working closely with the executive staff to strengthen the community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.