The expanded and renovated Linwood YMCA/James B. Nutter Community Center is now open and providing our community with quality programs and services addressing youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.

Now Open!

The newly renovated and expanded Linwood YMCA/James B. Nutter Sr. Community Center opened its doors on February 20, 2017. The new center features: 

  • An indoor pool to provide life-saving swim lessons and recreational opportunities year round.
  • An expanded health and wellness center in which people can improve their health with new cardiovascular exercise and strength training equipment.
  • A community room for all ages to connect through shared interests at meetings, faith-based group gatherings, celebrations of family and friends, and more.
  • A teaching kitchen for healthy eating, nutrition and cooking classes.
  • A renovated gym in which the community can gather for special events and healthy living activities such as youth and adult sports.
  • Multi-purpose studios for group exercise, dance, music, arts, and other social and educational activities.
  • A Kids Zone enrichment center to provide a safe and fun place for kids to learn and play.


Youth Enrichment Programs

As part of the Y's commitment to youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Linwood Y offers the following youth programs free of charge:

Launch Pad

Monday-Thursday, 2:30-6: p.m.
Students in 6th-12th grades engage in positve afterschool activities focused on academic support, enrichment and recreational activities.

Quest Club

Tuesdays and Thursdays

Middle school students focus on leadership, character development, and nonviolent conflict resolution.

Exchange Network

High school seniors and juniors explore holistic wellness, employment skills, leadership development and post-secondary planning. 

Robotics Club

Youth ages 10-14 use science, technology, engineering and math skills to build new and innovative robots. 

Chess Club

New and experienced chess players come together to learn and develop skills. 

For more information or to register for any of these programs, call 816.923.5675 or visit the Welcome Center.

Location Amenities

Wellness Center
Walking Track
Teen Room
Teaching Kitchen
Steam Room
Indoor Pool
Program Studios
Community Room

Schedules & Events

There's always something to do at the Y.

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