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Greater Kansas City YMCA Events

Kids Night Out - Wild Adventures

Youth and Family Events

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North Kansas City YMCA
1999 Iron Street, North Kansas City, MO

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.

Y Locations Closed on Easter

Closed for Holiday

Holiday Scheduling

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All Y Locations

All Y locations will be closed in observance of Easter on Sunday, April 21, 2019.

Junior Inventor

Kids STEM - Back to School Event

Youth and Family Events

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Blue Springs Family YMCA
1300 SE Adams Dairy Parkway, Blue Springs, MO 64014

Children ages 6-12 use their imagination to turn ordinary items into creations of their invention! This class allows children to think of a problem and a solution and bring it to life!

This program is free for Y members. For more information, visit the Welcome Center or call 816.224.9622.

Kactus Creek Crouquet

Active Older Adult Events

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Platte County South (Parkville)
Platte County South (Parkville)

Join Kathy for grilled burgers and gold croquet. Meet at 5 p.m. in the Y lobby or at the location. Please bring a side dish to share. The cost is $2 when you register at the Welcome Center (to help off-set the main dish) and $5 at the door to play.

Jamesport Day Trip

Active Older Adult Events

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Olathe Family YMCA
Jamesport, MO

Step back in time with the Jamesport Chamber's Amish Country Tour through the Amish farmlands, country shops and stores, and more. Learn all about the Amish, their customs, lifestyle and beliefs. Experience an Amish dinner at Gingerich Dutch Pantry. After, enjoy shopping and a Clydesdale-drawn carriage ride. Tour includes round trip transportation on a Crossroads Motorcoach, lunch, guided tour, carriage ride and staff escort. Sign up early for early-bird registration of $63/per person until March 20; $73 thereafter. Cost does not include the $2-$3 driver gratuity. Register at the Welcome Center to secure your spot.

YMCA Lifeguard Class

Y Lifeguard helps boy put on lifejacket

Training and Certification

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Paul Henson Family YMCA
4200 W 79th Street, Prairie Village, KS 66012
This course is designed to provide participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to be a lifeguard and professional rescuer. Participants will be certified in American Safety and Health Institute?s (ASHI) courses: CPR Pro (BLS) for the Professional Rescuer, Basic First Aid for the Community, and Emergency Oxygen Administration.
The course presents information on the skills and knowledge lifeguards need in pool, lake, river, surf, and waterpark environments. The comprehensive course offers up-to-date information on how to lifeguard by anticipating and preventing problems before they occur and by taking action to help those in danger when necessary.
The course covers safety skills, accident prevention, scanning, guarding techniques, emergency systems, rescue skills, first aid in aquatic environments, spinal injury management, open water dangers, legal responsibilities, pool maintenance basics, and information on how to get a job as a lifeguard. Students must pass the physical skills test prior to the class and must be 16 years of age by the last day of the scheduled class.
 
**Refund policy is: You will only receive a refund if you do not pas the Pre-rec swim or are sick and have a doctors note all refunds must approved by a director*

Healthy Kids Day at Platte County Community Center North

Healthy Kids Day 2019

Youth and Family Events

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

On Saturday, April 27, Platte County Community Center North is celebrating the Healthy Kids Day®, the Y’s national initiative to improve the health and well-being of kids and families.

Join us for free activities for the whole family, including healthy snacks, vendors, demonstrations, games and more! 

For more information, visit the Welcome Center, or call 816.858.0114.

Healthy Kids Day at the Y

Healthy Kids Day 2019

Youth and Family Events

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Y Locations Across the Metro

Join Ys throughout the metro for our annual YMCA Healthy Kids Day®. Ys will offer free community events to motivate and teach families how to develop and maintain healthy routines throughout the summer months.

Activities will include fun active play and educational activities to keep kids moving and learning. Join the fun at a free event at a Y near you. 

Healthy Kids Day at the Olathe Y

Healthy Kids Day 2019

Youth and Family Events

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

On Saturday, April 27, the Olathe Family YMCA is celebrating the Healthy Kids Day®, the Y’s national initiative to improve the health and well-being of kids and families.

Join us for free activities for the whole family, including kid-friendly group exercise classes, a bounce house, JoCo Be Smart, MyPlate activities, a Safety Around Water class, summer day camp fun, kids chiropractic screenings and more. 

For more information, visit the Welcome Center, or call 913.393.9622.

Healthy Kids Day at the Blue Springs Y

Healthy Kids Day 2019

Youth and Family Events

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Blue Springs Family YMCA
1300 SE Adams Dairy Parkway, Blue Springs, MO 64014

On Saturday, April 27, the Blue Springs Family YMCA is celebrating the Healthy Kids Day®, the Y’s national initiative to improve the health and well-being of kids and families.

Join us for fun and free activities for the whole family, including family fitness, kids yoga, STEM activities, healthy snacks, ninja warrior training, safety around water information, a hands-only CPR demonstration, pitch hit and run and more! 

For more information, visit the Welcome Center, or call 816.224.9622.