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Greater Kansas City YMCA Events

Find Your Roots - Global Change Agents

Teens sitting at a table having a discussion

Youth and Family Events

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Linwood YMCA/James B. Nutter, Sr. Community Center
1999 Iron St, North Kansas City, MO 64116

Dig deep into your family history with fun social activities and discover more about the immigration experience in America. In this 10-week program, youth ages 12-19 gain skills and work together to deliver a civic engagement project to bring back into our community. For more information, please call 816.300.0531.

Fast Twitch Fitness - June

Teen athletes talking to coach

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Platte County South (Parkville)
8875 Clark Ave, Parkville, MO 64152

Fast Twitch Fitness is a sports performance group training that targets youth athletes, both male and female, ages 12 to 18, who want to improve their speed and agility. It will focus on sprint mechanics, both front side and backside, proper force absorption and force production, and change of direction that applies in all sports. Dante is a Nationally Accredited Personal Trainer with a B.S. in Exercise Science and Strength and Conditioning. 

AOA Potluck - Loaded Baked Potatoes

Active Older Adult Events

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Platte County South (Parkville)
8875 Clark Ave, Parkville, MO 64152

Join us for fellowship and good food. Kathy will provide the bake potatoes please bring a desert or a toping to share. Cost $2 Please register at the Welcome and Sign up in the food sharing book at Welcome Center.

AOA Field Trip: Nelson-Atkins Art Museum

Active Older Adult Events

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Paul Henson Family YMCA
4200 W 79th Street, Prairie Village, KS 66012

Nelson-Atkin: Art Course at the Nelson-Atkins is an artist-designed, mini golf experience located in the exquisite Donald J. Hall Sculpture Park. Each hole on this 9-hole course presents a creative interpretation of a work of art in the museum’s collection. Meet at 10:00 a.m. in the Paul Henson Family YMCA lobby to carpool. Optional lunch following the tour.

AOA Field Trip - Kactus Creek Crouquet

Active Older Adult Events

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Platte County South (Parkville)
13312 NW 76th Street, Parkville, MO 64152
Join Kathy with your brown bag dinner and beverage for a game of croquet. Meet up at Kactus Creek 13312 NW 76 St, Parkville, MO 64152 at 5pm. The cost is $5 at the door to play.

AOA Dinner and Movie Night

Active Older Adult Events

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Platte County South (Parkville)
8875 Clark Ave, Parkville, MO 64152

Join us at the AMC Barry Woods 24 for an afternoon movie and dinner at the Buffalo Wild Wings Zona Rosa. The movie will be selected on Thursday the day before so everyone can purchase their movie tickets. Please register at the Welcome Center so the group can get dinner reservation. Bring funds for dinner, movie and movie snacks. See Kathy Armitage for more information.

Eighth-Annual GEHA Field at Arrowhead 5K

Arrowhead Stadium

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GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium, 1 Arrowhead Dr, Kansas City, MO 64129

The Kansas City Chiefs and Arrowhead Events, the club's special events arm, are hosting the eighth-annual GEHA Field at Arrowhead 5K at 8 a.m. on Saturday, June 19. For the first time, the event will be a hybrid run/walk race, allowing participants the option to run in-person at the stadium or run virtually via the RaceJoy app on a route of their choice. Early-bird registration, which is open now through Monday, May 31 is $30 for Chiefs Season Ticket Members and $35 for the public. Pre-event registration will run from Tuesday, June 1 through Friday, June 18 and is $35 for Chiefs Season Ticket Members and $40 for the public. A portion of the proceeds from the event will benefit the YMCA of Greater Kansas City.

Dodgeball Tournament

Gym at the North Kansas City YMCA

Youth and Family Events

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North Kansas City YMCA
1999 Iron St, North Kansas City, MO 64116

Dodgeball tournament that benefits the Y's efforts in fighting food insecurity. Get a team of up to 12 together and let's have some fun!!!

Linwood - Teen Night

Youth Swim Lessons at the YMCA of Greater Kansas City

Youth and Family Events

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Linwood YMCA/James B. Nutter, Sr. Community Center
Linwood Family YMCA

Join us at Linwood Y for Teen Night every 4th Friday! This event is for grades 6th-12th, and the activities include dinner, swimming, basketball, volleyball, arts and crafts, board games, and a monthly theme activity. This event is free to attend.

Seminar - Preparing and Eating Healthy for One

Active Older Adult Events

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Platte County South (Parkville)
8875 Clark Ave, Parkville, MO 64152

Shopping & preparing meals for one can be challenging. In this seminar, I’ll be providing helpful tips & tricks to use while cooking at home for one, as well as give out recipes and handouts for future reference. I’ll also discuss the importance of cooking at home versus eating out & the health benefits.