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The expanded and renovated Linwood YMCA/James B. Nutter Community Center provides our community with quality programs and services addressing youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Cardio and strength training units, an indoor pool and an indoor basketball court are just a few of the amenities offered to members.

Join the Linwood Y

Becoming a Y member is easy and takes just a few minutes. Check out our latest membership offer, find the best membership type for your needs to get started.

Donate to the Linwood Y

Your gift to the Linwood YMCA/James B. Nutter, Sr. Community Center helps individuals and families of all ages be at their best. Join us to strengthen the community through nurturing the potential of kids, promoting healthy living and fostering a sense of social responsibility.

Youth Enrichment

Photo collage - Photo 1 - Nicky Lopez with Catch Success participant and Y staff member looking at student's work; Photo 2 - Nicky Lopez in gym tossing basketball in the air with Catch Success participants; Photo 3 - Group photo of 10 Catch Success students holding up their work, with Nicky Lopez and Y staff member standing behind them.

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:


Monday-Friday, 2- 6 p.m., beginning Sept. 6, 2022.

Students in 6th-12th grades engage in positive afterschool activities focused on academic support, enrichment, and recreational activities. Registration is required. For more information or to register, call 816.923.5675 or visit the Linwood Y.


Kansas City Credit Union, the YMCA of Greater Kansas City and Kansas City Royals infielder, Nicky Lopez have launched a unique partnership, Catch Success, to help KC youth with financial literacy. Through this partnership, KCCU teaches the basics of money management during weekly sessions with youth enrolled in Launch Pad. In addition, all kids who successfully complete the program will receive a $25 Savings account at Kansas City Credit Union. To participate, register for Launch Pad by calling 816.923.5675 or visiting the Linwood Y.  


New and experienced chess players come together to learn and develop skills. Starting mid-October. Registration opens on October 4, 2022. For more information or to register, call 816.923.5675 or visit the Linwood Y.

Teen Tech Center

The Linwood Teen Tech Center has computers and gaming consoles lined up for anyone in the community

The Teen Tech Center is a fun, interactive learning space where youth in grades 5-12 can develop workforce skills and college readiness through hands-on activities to explore their interests in programming, coding, e-sports and gaming proficiency, music production and design. 

The Teen Tech Center was made possible thanks to donations from Nebraska Furniture Mart, Kansas City Chiefs, Kansas City Credit Union and the Linwood YMCA Community Mission Board. 

The interactive space and the equipment is free for young people to use, and a YMCA membership is not required. No previous experience is needed prior to visiting and using the equipment.

School Year Hours: 2-6 p.m. for students enrolled in the Linwood Y’s after school program

Summer Hours: Open to all ages of students from noon-6 p.m. Students in grades 4th and under may use the Teen Tech Center accompanied by an adult in the summer.

For more information, contact the Linwood YMCA at 816.923.5675.

Health Care Access:
University Health Community Care Linwood

Community Care University Health Linwood Exterior

University Health Community Care Linwood is a 7,000 square foot, state-of-the-art medical clinic located adjoining the Linwood Y. The clinic is all about providing you convenient, coordinated quality care focused on family medicine and behavioral health.

The facility includes:

  • 12 exam rooms
  • Experienced doctors and staff in your neighborhood 
  • Primary care and access to multiple award-winning specialists 
  • Convenient on-site parking 
  • Most insurances accepted 
  • TMC discount is available for those who qualify 

For more information, or to make an appointment, please visit

Pantry Connection

We're partnering with Urban Community Connections to bring the Pantry Connection to the Linwood Y. On the second Friday of each month, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., families and individuals in need of food assistance are encouraged to register to receive non-perishable and shelf stable foods. There are no qualification requirements for this mobile food pantry. Call the Welcome Center for more details, 816.923.5675

Location Amenities

Wellness Center
Wellness Center
Teen Room
Teen Room
Teaching Kitchen
Teaching Kitchen
Indoor Pool
Indoor Pool
Program Studios
Program Studios
Community Room
Community Room

Download the YMCA App

Download the YMCA of Greater Kansas City mobile app to get the best, most convenient access to group exercise and pool schedules along with other great features like mobile check-in, workout tracking and fitness challenges.

Our Staff

The talented team at the Linwood YMCA is ready to connect you with our many programs and services that focus on Youth Development, Healthy Living and Social Responsibility.

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