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Olathe YMCA

Active Older Adult Activities

We’re committed to making sure every member of our community has access to the resources they need to incorporate exercise into their daily routine for a healthier, happier lifestyle.

KU Alzheimer's Disease Center

Did you know that physical activity may help to maintain and improve brain health in older adults? Come hear how the KU Alzheimer’s Disease Center is changing the future for millions of people at risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. Learn how you, too, can be proactive and reduce your risk through exercise and other lifestyle modifications. For more information, email KUAMP@kumc.edu or call 913.588.0555.

October Bingo

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

Join your friends for some BINGO fun at the Olathe Y! There will be prizes for this FREE event so come out and have some fun. Space is limited to 24 people for social distancing. Register by visiting or calling the Welcome Center at 913.393.9622, or register online.

New Theatre - "Menopause the Musical 2021"

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Olathe Family YMCA
21400 W 153rd Street, Olathe, KS 66061
Four women at a lingerie sale have nothing in common but a black lace bra and memory loss, hot flashes and night sweats. This hilarious musical parody set to classic tunes from the '60's, '70's and '80s will have your cheering and dancing in the aisles! See what more than 17 million women and fans worldwide have been laughing about for 19 years!
 
If you want to attend the show, simply buy your ticket(s) at the Welcome Center or on the YMCA website.
 
A few things to keep in mind:
• Cost per ticket is $36 until September 8. After that date, the cost is $41 per ticket.
The price includes the show; a generous meal; choice of coffee, tea or soft drink; $2 drink gratuity; free parking; and staff escort.
• No refunds are possible after September 8. If you want to cancel after that date, you will have to find someone to buy your ticket.
• Once our block of 65 tickets is sold out, there is no guarantee that we can obtain more. So, you are encouraged to buy your ticket(s) as soon as you can.
Transportation is on your own. Parking is free.

"Outsmart Scammers" Lunch and Learn

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Olathe Family YMCA
21400 W 153rd Street, Olathe, KS 66061
Incidents of fraud are on the rise, and scammers' tactics are becoming more complex. This presentation will help give you the information you need to Outsmart the Scammers. During the program, we'll discuss how to spot certain red flags that may indicate a fraudulent encounter, resources individuals can turn to in the event they or loved ones are targeted, and steps attendees can take to help protect themselves and loved ones. A boxed lunch will be provided with registration.
 
This event is free. Register at the Welcome Center or online to reserve your spot.

AOA Movie Day - "Hocus Pocus"

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

Join your friends to watch "Hocus Pocus" and celebrate Halloween in the Anthology movie Lounge. If you want wear your favorite Halloween attire or costume. Bring your own snack and drink if you want one. In the year 1693, sisters, Winifred, Mary and Sarah were executed for practicing witchcraft. Just before their execution, Winifred made a curse, a curse that when a virgin lights the black flame candle they shall return . In 1993, 300 years later, Max decides to light the candle in order to show off to his irritating kid sister Dani and his wannabe girlfriend Alison. Now, the three Witches are back ready for a night of fun, magic and horror in the modern Salem on Halloween. Space is limited to 18 for both showings so register early at the Welcome Center or online. This event is FREE. Anthalogy requires masks to be worn in the common areas and temp checks.

AOA Movie Day - "Hocus Pocus"

Active Older Adult Events

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

Join your friends to watch "Hocus Pocus" and celebrate Halloween in the Anthology movie Lounge. If you want wear your favorite Halloween attire or costume. Bring your own snack and drink if you want one. In the year 1693, sisters, Winifred, Mary and Sarah were executed for practicing witchcraft. Just before their execution, Winifred made a curse, a curse that when a virgin lights the black flame candle they shall return . In 1993, 300 years later, Max decides to light the candle in order to show off to his irritating kid sister Dani and his wannabe girlfriend Alison. Now, the three Witches are back ready for a night of fun, magic and horror in the modern Salem on Halloween. Space is limited to 18 for both showings so register early at the Welcome Center or online. This event is FREE. Anthalogy requires masks to be worn in the common areas and temp checks.

November Bingo

Active Older Adult Events

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

Join your friends for some BINGO fun at the Olathe Y! There will be prizes for this FREE event so come out and have some fun. Space is limited to 24 people for social distancing. Register by visiting or calling the Welcome Center at 913-393-9622, or register online.

New Theatre - "Johnny June"

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Olathe Family YMCA
21400 W 153rd Street, Olathe, KS 66061
THE NEW THEATRE PRESENTS a tribute concert to the music & marriage of JOHNNY & JUNE featuring Scott Moreau and Ashley Pankow and the comedy of MINNIE PEARL Featuring Cathy Barnett. "Entertainment legends take you on a glorious journey with music, laughter and love. Enjoy the classics: RING OF FIRE, I WALK THE LINE, FOLSOM PRISON BLUES, JACKSON, DADDY SANG BASS and many more. Cost per ticket is $36 if paid by December 8th; $41 thereafter. Includes a generous meal and show; choice of coffee, tea or soft drink; $2 drink gratuity; and staff escort. Transportation is on our own; parking is free. Payment secures your ticket. No refunds after 12/8. 

Monday, September 27, 2021

Silver Sneakers Classic Active Older Adults

11:00am - 11:50am (50 min)
Room C with Michelle L.

Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activities for daily living. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles and a SilverSneakers ball are offered for resistance. A chair is available if needed for seated or standing support.

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Enhance Fitness Active Older Adults

11:00am - 11:50am (50 min)
Room C with Rosetta F.

Enhance Fitness is a fitness class for Active Older Adults, especially those with Arthritis, to help improve strength and range of motion for daily tasks.

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Silver Sneakers Circuit Active Older Adults

11:00am - 11:50am (50 min)
Room C with Michelle L.

Combine fun with fitness to increase your cardiovascular and muscular endurance power with a standing circuit workout. Upper-body strength work with hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles, and a SilverSneakers ball is alternated with low-impact aerobic choreography. A chair is used for standing support, stretching and relaxation exercises.

Thursday, September 30, 2021

Enhance Fitness Active Older Adults

11:00am - 11:50am (50 min)
Room C with Rosetta F.

Enhance Fitness is a fitness class for Active Older Adults, especially those with Arthritis, to help improve strength and range of motion for daily tasks.

Friday, October 1, 2021

Silver Sneakers Classic Active Older Adults

11:00am - 11:50am (50 min)
Room C with Michelle L.

Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activities for daily living. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles and a SilverSneakers ball are offered for resistance. A chair is available if needed for seated or standing support.

Saturday, October 2, 2021

Enhance Fitness Active Older Adults

11:00am - 11:45am (45 min)
Room C with Kim S.

This class is geared toward people with arthritis.  It focuses on strength, balance, and cardiovascular health.  It is an evidence-based class that requires a pre/post assessment to show your results over a 16 week period.  

Monday, September 27, 2021

WAVES Water Fitness

9:00am - 10:00am (1 hrs)
Pool with Staff

A Low Impact class that uses various water aerobic exercises in a fun, interactive environment.

Hydro Fit Water Fitness

5:00pm - 6:00pm (1 hrs)
Pool with Staff

A Vigorous Deep Water workout designed to increase stamina by combining exercises. Anyone can attend this class even if you are a non swimmer.

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Joints in Motion Water Fitness

9:00am - 10:00am (1 hrs)
Pool with Staff

A low intensity water exercise program designed to improve balance, agility and muscular fitness.  Swimmers and non-swimmers alike can take part in this exercise class while being a part of a fun, social environment.

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Aqua Burn Water Fitness

9:00am - 10:00am (1 hrs)
Pool with Staff

This High Intensity class uses the resistance of the water to improve cardiovascular fitness, endurance and flexibility. Exercise in the middle section of the pool using a variety of equipment while burning calories and improving your overall fitness.

Aqua Zumba Water Fitness

5:00pm - 6:00pm (1 hrs)
Pool with Staff

Come enjoy Zumba in a new way! Music and choreography unite with water to give you the total body benefits of water exercise.

Thursday, September 30, 2021

Joints in Motion Water Fitness

9:00am - 10:00am (1 hrs)
Pool with Staff

A low intensity water exercise program designed to improve balance, agility and muscular fitness.  Swimmers and non-swimmers alike can take part in this exercise class while being a part of a fun, social environment.

Friday, October 1, 2021

WAVES Water Fitness

9:00am - 10:00am (1 hrs)
Pool with Staff

A Low Impact class that uses various water aerobic exercises in a fun, interactive environment.

Saturday, October 2, 2021

Aqua Zumba Water Fitness

8:00am - 9:00am (1 hrs)
Pool with Staff

Come enjoy Zumba in a new way! Music and choreography unite with water to give you the total body benefits of water exercise.