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Olathe - AOA - Healthcare Resort of Olathe Lunch and Tour

Healthcare Resort of Olathe Lunch and Tour
21250 W 151st St, Olathe, KS 66061
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A shot of the front of the Healthcare Resort of Olathe, a senior assisted living facility.
Olathe Family YMCA
Active Older Adult Events
Join us as we enjoy a free lunch and tour of the Healthcare Resort of Olathe. Lunch will be catered by the HCRO chef! After we enjoy lunch, we will be given a tour of the facility. There will be time to ask questions regarding the facility and their services. In order to receive lunch, you must sign up by February 23. You can sign up at the welcome center, call (913) 393-9622 or register online with your YMCA account.

Olathe - AOA Book Club - "What She Left Behind"

AOA Book Club "What She Left Behind"
21400 W 153rd St, Olathe, KS 66061
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A book opened on a table.
Olathe Family YMCA
Active Older Adult Events
The book club will discuss What She Left Behind by Ellen Marie Wiseman. In this stunning new novel, the acclaimed author of The Plum Tree merges the past and present into a haunting story about the nature of love and loyalty, and the lengths we will go to protect those who need us most.
 
Ten years ago, Izzy Stone's mother fatally shot her father while he slept. Devastated by her mother's apparent insanity, Izzy, now seventeen, refuses to visit her in prison. But her new foster parents, employees at the local museum, have enlisted Izzy's help in cataloging items at a long-shuttered state asylum. There, amid piles of abandoned belongings, Izzy discovers a stack of unopened letters, a decades-old journal and a window into her own past.
 
You may bring your lunch or snacks, and guests are always welcome! Participants must bring their own copy of What She Left Behind.

Olathe - AOA Book Club - The Patron Saint of Second Chances

AOA Book Club "The Patron Saint of Second Chances"
21400 W 153rd St, Olathe, KS 66061
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a row of books with the pages facing the camera.
Olathe Family YMCA
Active Older Adult Events
The book club will discuss The Patron Saint of Second Chances, by Christine Simon. The self-appointed mayor of a tiny Italian village is determined to save his hometown no matter the cost in this charming, hilarious and heartwarming debut novel.
 
Vacuum repairman and self-appointed mayor of Prometto, Italy (population 212) Signor Speranza has a conundrum. Unless he can come up with 70,000 euros to fix the town’s pipes, the water commission will shut off the water to the village and all its residents will be forced to disperse. So, in a bid to boost tourism—and revenue—he spreads a harmless rumor that movie star Dante Rinaldi will be filming his next project nearby.
 
You are welcomed to bring your lunch or snacks, and guests are always welcome. Participants must bring their own copy of The Patron Saint of Second Chances.

Olathe - AOA Book Club - "A Simple Favor"

AOA Book Club "A Simple Favor"
21400 W 153rd St, Olathe, KS 66061
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A stack of open books
Olathe Family YMCA
Active Older Adult Events
During this book club, the group will discuss A Simple Favor by Darcey Bell. This book is a remarkable tale of psychological suspense—a clever and twisting free-fall of a ride filled with betrayals and reversals, twists and turns, secrets and revelations, love and loyalty and murder and revenge. Darcey Bell masterfully ratchets up the tension in a taut, unsettling and completely absorbing story that holds you in its grip until the final page.
 
You are welcomed to bring your lunch or snacks, and guests are always welcomed! All participants must bring their own copy of A Simple Favor.

Olathe - LIVESTRONG Alumni Program

LIVESTRONG Alumni Program
21400 W 153rd St, Olathe, KS 66061
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Olathe Family YMCA

This Alumni Program is for LIVESTRONG participants who have already completed the 12 week initial program once. Alumni can elect to do the program a second time either for FREE as a member, or at $60 as a community participant. All participants must be approved by Jessi Davis to enroll, registration closes February 2.

Olathe - AOA - Movie Day - "The Boys in the Boat"

AOA Movie Day "The Boys in the Boat"
21400 W 153rd St, Olathe, KS 66061
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Popcorn in containers
Olathe Family YMCA
Active Older Adult Events

Join your friends to watch the 2023 film The Boys in the Boat. The triumphant underdog story of the University of Washington men's rowing team, who stunned the world by winning gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. Feel free to bring your own snacks and drink, 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.

Olathe - AOA - Movie Day - "Never Give Up"

AOA Movie Day "Never Give Up"
21400 W 153rd St, Olathe, KS 66061
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popcorn in containers
Olathe Family YMCA
Active Older Adult Events

Join your friends to watch the 2023 film Never Give Up. Brad Minns is a walking miracle, deaf since of age of three, Minns became the world's best deaf tennis player in a comeback match that's never been equaled on the Olympic, Collegiate or Professional Stage. This is more than a story about perseverance and overcoming obstacles, it's a story of faith and God helping us to do our best against all odds. Minns' story is not just about tennis, but learning how to put your trust in God and never give up no matter what you face. Feel free to bring your own snacks and drink, 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.

Olathe - Jigsaw Puzzle Tournament

Jigsaw Puzzle Tournament
21400 W 153rd St, Olathe, KS 66061
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Polar Bear Jigsaw Puzzle
Olathe Family YMCA
Youth and Family Events

Puzzle enthusiasts, get ready for the ultimate challenge as you vie for the title of Olathe YMCA Puzzle Master at our first jigsaw puzzle tournament! Form a team of four or fewer members and compete to complete a 500-piece puzzle in the shortest time possible. The time limit for this competition is set at two hours, and exciting prizes await the top-performing teams. Click the link to register now and read over the tournament rules.

First Place will receive a FREE Month of Membership and YMCA Swag
 
Second Place will receive FREE Program Registration (swim less or program of choice, excluding Personal Training)
 
****Pre-Registration is REQUIRED - Deadline to register is February 21st*****

Olathe - Torpedo Trial Day

Water Torpedo Trial Day
21400 W 153rd St, Olathe, KS 66061
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Olathe Family YMCA
Youth and Family Events

Water Torpedo is an innovative game where players skillfully maneuver a negatively buoyant object, shaped like a torpedo, aiming to place it in the opponent's goal underwater. This sport stands out from traditional underwater rugby by focusing less on breath-holding and physical contact, making it suitable and enjoyable for a wide range of participants, making it a fun activity for the whole family! Register online for an exciting way to learn more about this emerging sport.