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Greater Kansas City YMCA Events

NKC Matter of Balance Class

Enhance Fitness - AOA - Active Older Adults

Active Older Adult Events

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

Free class for older adults who are concerned about falling or have fallen or want to increase activity and exercise. Participant can walk independently (a cane is okay.) Not appropriate for those with dementia. Learn to view falls as controllable, set goals for increased activity, improve balance, flexibility and strength, and make changes at home to reduce fall risk. Class is led by a North Kansas City Hospital Registered Nurse.

AOA Potluck

Active Older Adult Wellness and Social Activities at the Y

Active Older Adult Events

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Atchison Family YMCA
321 Commercial Street, Atchison, KS 66002

Gather with friends for fellowship, good food and fun. Bring your favorite dish to share.

AOA Widows and Widowers (WOW) Luncheon

Widow & Widower (WOW) lunch

Active Older Adult Events

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Platte County South (Parkville)
Old Chicago Pizza, 1920 Diamond Parkway, North Kansas City, MO 64116

Widow and Widowers (WOW) Lunch at Old Chicago Pizza, 1920 Diamond Parkway, North Kansas City, Missouri 64116. Meet up with your WOW friends for lunch as you enjoy each others friendship and company. Lunch is on your own

 
Please register at the Welcome Center.

Red Cross Lifeguard Course

Lifeguard Training

Training and Certification

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

Gain the skills to save a life in American Red Cross Lifeguard Training. In this course for ages 15 and older, learn how to keep people safe in and around the pool. Last day for registration is December 14. 

Thursday: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. 
Friday: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
Sunday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Holiday Cookie Decorating

Cooking lessons at the YMCA

Active Older Adult Events

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North Kansas City YMCA
Kirk Family YMCA, 222 W. 11th St., Kansas City, MO 64105

Cookies, frosting, and instruction will be provided. Participants will take home their cookies in provided to-go boxes. *This event will take place at the Kirk Family YMCA*

Tween Night Out

Four tweens work on a STEM project with a deconstructed laptop as a Y staff member looks on at their work

Youth and Family Events

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

Tweens can spend time with friends, make new friends and explore their interests at Tween Nights. They'll have an opportunity to have fun with recreational activities such as dances, basketball and swimming. Parents have the peace of mind knowing their child is in the safe and positive environment of the Y and engaged in activities just right for the tween age group. Tweens must be at least 11 but less than 16.

Kids Night Out

General Kids Night Out

Youth and Family Events

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Bonner Springs Family YMCA
2251 S. 138th Street, Bonner Springs, KS 66012

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 centered around a unique monthly theme. Kids must be at least 2 but no older than 12. 

Mobile Food Pantry

Volunteers assemble meals

Nutrition

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Cleaver Family YMCA
7000 Troost Ave., Kansas City, MO 64131

The Y is working to help ensure that our community has access to fresh, nutritious food through Mobile Pantry food distribution programs in partnership with Harvesters. The programs address a growing need for those unsure where their next meal will come from. 

Participants stay in their vehicles while volunteers load fresh produce, canned goods and a variety of other non-perishable items into their vehicles. All in need are welcome. The Mobile Food Pantry at the Cleaver Family YMCA occurs on the third Tuesday of each month.

Red Cross Swim Instructor Course

Training and Certification

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Paul Henson Family YMCA (Prairie Village)
4200 W. 79th St., Prairie Village, KS 66208

Come be a part of our team and teach swim lessons! Last day to register is Tuesday, December 20. 

Wednesday: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Thursday: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor Course

Y Lifeguard helps boy put on lifejacket

Training and Certification

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Paul Henson Family YMCA (Prairie Village)
4200 W. 79th St., Prairie Village, KS 66208

The primary purpose of the American Red Cross Basic Lifeguarding Instructor Course is to train instructors to teach the basic-level American Red Cross Lifeguarding courses.

Wednesday: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Thursday: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.