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Greater Kansas City YMCA Events

Living Well with Chronic Pain

Active Older Adults Search

Active Older Adult Events

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

This 6-week course, taught by Clay County Senior Services, will help participants overcome some of mental and physical barriers caused by chronic pain, so they can live their healthiest life. Class is every Wednesday from January 18 to February 22. Last day for registration is January 11. 

Linwood Heritage Week: Coterie Theater and Lunch

Celebrate Black History

Youth and Family Events

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Linwood YMCA/James B. Nutter, Sr. Community Center
3800 E. Linwood Boulevard, Kansas City, MO 64128
Please join us on a trip to The Coterie Theater to watch "Only One Day A Year," a play inspired by overlooked Kansas City history. Two stories told in tandem: In the early 1960s, in Kansas City, Rose James uses smarts and determination to try to defeat the racial segregation policy that allowed blacks to visit Fairyland Park only one day each year. Coffee and donuts for breakfast while waiting on bus.
 
Depart from Linwood: 11 a.m. Showtime: 11:45 a.m. Lunch will be served upon return at 1:30 p.m.

AOA Puzzle Day

Active Older Adult Events

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

Members put 300 or 500 piece puzzles together in small puzzle groups!

Murder Mystery Dinner

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Youth and Family Events

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Olathe Family YMCA
Olathe American Legion, 410 E. Dennis Avenue, Olathe, KS
Join us for a Murder Mystery dinner for a fun night out with friends or family. This party will have our party guests investigate the murder and uncover key clues. As a guest, you also have the chance to become a suspect. Be the end of the party, you and your team will try to guess who did it, how they did it and why they did it. We will have professional actors to help us keep the plot unfolding and keep us on the right direction to solve the mystery. An Italian buffet dinner will be provided along with tea, lemonade and bottled water. There will be a cash bar available for all other drinks.
 
The evening event location is at the Olathe American Legion, 410 E. Dennis Avenue, Olathe KS. Members are welcomed to bring non-Y members. Don't wait to sign up space is limited.

Mobile Food Pantry

Volunteers assemble meals

Nutrition

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Providence YMCA/Ball Family Center
Kansas City Kansas Community College, 6565 State Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66112

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. This Mobile Food Pantry occurs on the fourth Monday of each month at Kansas City Kansas Community College.

Mobile Food Pantry

Woman holds box of tomatoes to give out at mobile food pantry

Nutrition

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

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 Olathe Family YMCA occurs on the first Wednesday of each month.

Mobile Food Pantry

Volunteers assemble meals

Nutrition

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

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 North Kansas City YMCA occurs on the first Friday of each month.

Red Cross Lifeguard Course

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. The comprehensive course offers up-to-date information on how to guard by anticipating and preventing problems before they occur and how to take action to help those in danger when necessary. The course includes accident prevention, guarding techniques, pool management and even more safety skills.

Friday: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. 
Saturday: Noon to 10 p.m. 
Sunday: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Youth Heart Screening

Healthy snacks for kids

Wellness Event

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

The Strive for Life Foundation will be providing free youth heart screenings at Y centers. Don’t miss this opportunity to have your child’s heart checked. This free screening is available for those ages 8 to 25.

Pick Your Battle Pickleball and Cornhole Tournament

Two illustrated people are side by side, one is playing pickleball and one is playing cornhole. Text says "Pick Your Battle Pickleball and Cornhole Tournament 2023"

Fundraising Events

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All Y Locations
Chicken N Pickle — Overland Park, 5901 W. 135th Street, Overland Park, KS 66223

Our first-ever Pick Your Battle tournament is coming your way, and it’s serving up two of the fastest-growing sports in America: pickleball and cornhole. This event has all of the ingredients for a good time, while helping to strengthen and support our community.

Proceeds benefit the YMCA of Greater Kansas City. Funds raised will help us sustain the vital programs and services our community needs. Your support can help provide food for those who are hungry, child care for parents who work, a safe space for kids after school, outreach to seniors who are feeling isolated, life-saving water safety and swim lessons to eliminate drowning, a welcoming place for newcomers, and so much more.

Pre-registration is required. Deadline to register is March 1. Register at the link below or text PickYourBattle to 76278. 

Registration Fees:
$100 - Pickleball Team
$60 - Cornhole Team

For questions or sponsorship information, please contact Jessica Earnshaw at JessicaEarnshaw@KansasCityYMCA.org.