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Greater Kansas City YMCA Events

8 Week Fitness Challenge - Thursdays

A shot from the neck down of a man lifting a barbell off the ground.

Wellness Event

Bonner Springs Family YMCA
2251 S 138th St, Bonner Springs, KS 66012

Join us for 8 weeks of small group training with one of our certified personal trainers complete with a total body assessment, including a free In-Body Scan, at the beginning and end of the challenge. You can sign up by yourself, or put together a team on your own. Don't wait too long, space is limited! Register for Thursday p.m. sessions by April 25.

Healthy Cooking with Victoria

Healthy Cooking Family


Kirk Family YMCA (Downtown)
222 W 11th St, Kansas City, MO 64105

Join Victoria, a certified nutrition coach, for a healthy cooking class at the Kirk Family YMCA on Friday, April 26, at 4:30 p.m. to learn how to cook some delicious and nutritious food. Sign up online or at the Welcome Center by April 26.

Kids Night Out - Olathe

Kids Night Out Girl swimming

Olathe Family YMCA
21400 W 153rd St, Olathe, KS 66061

At the Y, we know parents need a break from time to time. With Kids Night Out, parents enjoy a night out while kids engage in fun and safe activities at the Y. Kids enjoy games, crafts, dinner, swimming and more!

Teen Night - Linwood

Teen Programs Search

Linwood YMCA/James B. Nutter, Sr. Community Center
3800 Linwood Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64128

Join us at the Linwood YMCA/James B. Nutter, Sr. Community Center for Teen Night every 4th Friday! This event is for grades 6-12. Activities include dinner, swimming, basketball, volleyball, arts and crafts, board games and a monthly themed activity.

Challenge Your Fashion Presented by Pro Athlete

Challenger Athlete dances with family at Challenge Your Fashion. Text: Challenge Your Fashion Presented By Pro Athlete, Saturday, April 27, Kansas City Marriott Downtown

All Y Locations
Kansas City Marriott Downtown, 200 W 12th St, Kansas City, MO 64105

Our annual fashion show features YMCA Challenger athletes and buddies walking the runway with current and former players from your favorite local teams. Join us for an evening you won’t forget and enjoy silent and live auctions, dinner, a fashion show, celebrity appearances, live music and more! 

AOA Lunch and Learn - Palliative and Hospice Care

Active Older Adult Events

Olathe Family YMCA
21400 W 153rd St, Olathe, KS 66061

What is palliative care? What is hospice care? Join Brandon Garner of Crossroads Hospice and Palliative Care to learn the differences between these 2 services. Space will be limited so don't wait to sign up. In order to attend, please stop by or call the Welcome Center at 913.393.9622 or go online to reserve your spot. Sign up by April 26 to reserve your spot.

AOA Movie Day "Wonka"

a white bowl filled with popcorn

Active Older Adult Events

Olathe Family YMCA
21400 W 153rd St, Olathe, KS 66061

Join your friends to watch "Wonka" - Armed with nothing but a hatful of dreams, young chocolatier Willy Wonka manages to change the world, one delectable bite at a time. Bring your own snack and drink if you want one, popcorn will be provided. Space is limited to 18 for this showing so register early at the Welcome Center or online. This event is FREE.

Scandinavian Flower Ornament Painting

several plastic cups filled with paint and paint brushes sit behind a few pencils on a table

Platte County North (Platte City)
3101 Running Horse Rd, Platte City, MO 64079

Many Scandinavian countries celebrate the longest day of the year with a Mid-Summers Day Festival. Everyone participating will get a sheet with directions and a wooden ornament to paint. The $5 registration covers the cost of supplies.

Young Leaders Club at North Kansas City YMCA

Teens sitting at a table having a discussion

Youth and Family Events

North Kansas City YMCA
1999 Iron St, North Kansas City, MO 64116
Youth Development Services

The Young Leaders Club connects future leaders ages 12-18 with adult role models who will help develop their leadership potential, while fostering a culture of service. The club will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. from May 7 through May 30, 2024. With the help of YMCA role models and mentors, these young leaders will develop the required skills they need to make positive changes in their communities.

AOA Day Trip to Wamego, KS

Photo of the Wamego, Kansas water tower

Active Older Adult Events

Olathe Family YMCA
21400 W 153rd St, Olathe, KS 66061

Join a fun-filled day trip to Wamego, KS, home of the land of Oz. Our first stop will be to the Oz Museum where we will see over 2,000 items on exhibit there from the beloved film, The Wizard of Oz. Marvel at the memory-filled collectables, wondrous props, era Interpretations of the film and a fantastic gift shop. After the guided tour, we will lunch at the Friendship House, followed by a wine flight at the Oz Winery. In addition, you will have time to check out the town of Wamego. If you want to participate in the TOTO statue scavenger hunt that will be available too. Tour price includes round trip motor coach transportation, lunch, wine tasting, tour of Oz Museum and staff escort. Minimum of 35 participants to take the trip at this price, maximum of 45 spots available. Secure yours by paying at the Welcome Center or registering online.

**No refunds possible after April 25**
Early-bird registration goes through April 25, price increases to $135 after. Members are welcome to bring family members or guests on this trip. Bus departs the Olathe Family YMCA at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 9, and returns around 5:00 p.m. Driver's gratuity ($2-$3 suggested) is not included.