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Labor Day Hours

Monday, September 3, 2018 - 8:00am to 1:00pm
All Y Locations
Holiday Scheduling

All Y centers will open at 8 a.m. and close at 1 p.m. Monday, September 3 for Labor Day. Y offices, after school programs and early learning centers will be closed. Check with your Y location for modified class schedules and Kids Zone availability. 

12th Annual Cheers for Challenger

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm
All Y Locations
Boulevard Brewing Co. Muehlebach Suite & Heim Room 2501 Southwest Boulevard Kansas City, MO 64108
Fundraising Events

Please spend the evening with us… and make a difference in the lives of others! Enjoy fine food and beverages, live music and a silent and live auction benefiting YMCA Challenger programs for young people with special needs, including our accessible sports facilities at the Fred and Shirley Pryor YMCA Challenger Sports Complex.

This cycle class uses intensive interval training to push your body to new heights. Intervals of cycling and exercises performed off the bike are combined for a total body workout. 

This class, certified by the Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program, is for people with arthritis who want safe ways to stay active, reduce pain and move more easily.

Care for your body, mind and spirit with Tai Chi certified by the Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program. This Chinese martial art is known for its health benefits and as a means for dealing with stress. You'll work on relaxation, fluid movements, balance and breathing. Flowing postures blend elements of physical exercise and relaxation. 

Whether you are a group fitness veteran or newly exploring this venue, you can customize this class to meet your needs as an independent older adult. Strength, endurance, mobility, and flexibility are all components of the workout.

All in one class with cardio, strength, balance and flexibility elements. This class uses a step, adjustable dumbbells, weight plates, body weight and simple movements.

This program, created by Kettlebell AMPD, fuses together kettlebells, resistance bands, and yoga inspired movements. AMPD Power Flow delivers a calorie burning low impact workout that will help you gain strength, balance, and flexibility, all while moving to fun, flowy music.  Accessible to everyone and all fitness levels, AMPD Power Flow will deliver a total body workout while joining together two worlds -- yoga and fitness. Get ready to get strong, stable, and stretchy with this unique yoga inspired program.

Aqua Zumba® blends the Zumba® philosophy with water resistance, but with less impact on your joints so you can really let loose. Water creates natural resistance, which means every step is more challenging and helps tone your muscles.

Gentle activities in warm water can help you gain strength and flexibility without causing discomfort in your joints. Our trained instructors will lead you through exercises specifically designed to help improve the range of motion in your muscles and joints by using the resistance of the water to improve muscle tone in a safe and pain-free way.

Develop the skills and strength to maintain and recover balance for daily living through movements and exercises. 

Combines elements of Ballet, Pilates and Modern Dance utilizing isometric and strength elements to define and lengthen lean muscles. This class may require an additional fee, check with the Y location hosting the class for details.

This high-energy martial arts-inspired workout that is totally non-contact. Punch and kick your way to fitness. No experience needed. Learn moves from Karate, Taekwondo, Boxing, Muay Thai, Capoeira and Kung Fu. Release stress, have a blast, and feel like a champ.

During BODYFLOW an inspired soundtrack plays as you bend and stretch through a series of simple yoga moves and embrace elements of Tai Chi and Pilates. Breathing control is a part of all the exercises, and instructors will always provide options for those just getting started. You'll strengthen your entire body and leave the class feeling calm and centered.

Les Mills BODYPUMP™ is designed to improve strength and endurance in the major muscle groups and help you burn calories. This high-energy class, set to music, challenges all of your major muscle groups by using the best weight-room exercises like squats, presses, lifts and curls.

BodyStep is a full-body cardio workout that combines basic step moves with upper body elements like burpees, push ups and weight plate exercises. 

Improve your strength and stamina in this action-packed class. You'll get a total body workout through body-weight exercises, sports drills, weights, circuits and interval training while connecting with others in a team atmosphere.

A strength training class targeting major muscle groups using the Bosu, various equipment and body weights. Bosu incorporates balance inverse of cardio into movements intended to help tone all major muscles.

Challenge your body with low- to mid-impact movements while working out at your own level for a great conditioning workout. Cardio classes include a variety of fun workout formats.

This class allows you to learn all the latest and greatest dance moves choreographed to music that makes you want to move. Develop better coordination, rhythm, flexibility and most importantly – self-expression!

Walk taller, feel stronger! This class is designed to build core muscle groups while improving posture through performing a variety of exercises that strengthen the abdomen and back muscles and increase flexibility. The instructor may include a variety of equipment in this great workout.

This program from LES MILLS hones in on the torso and sling muscles that connect your upper body to your lower body.

Build strength, improve cardiovascular endurance and burn calorie in this athletic workout. Our fitness instructors will challenge you with multi-level and intense intervals on a specialized stationary bike. Classes may include core work, too, to strengthen your abdomen and lower back. All levels are welcome, and workouts can be adapted to fit your goals and needs.

Get all of the benefits of a cycle class but with additional cardio benefits from running and other cardio exercises. This class is guaranteed to get you moving in the right way.

Enhance Fitness classes are part of an evidence-based senior fitness and arthritis management program. Classes help individuals with arthritis improve strength, balance and cardiovascular health throgh low-impact exercises that are safe for all fitness levels. Pre- and post-program assessments are required to participate in the 16-week class.

Families can get active together in this cardio class with body weight exercises designed for kids 5-13 years. You'll improve strength and endurance and instill healthy habits in your children. This class is free with your Y membership.

This total-body workout helps you increase muscle tone through muscular endurance exercises. Each class challenges your muscles with exercises using various pieces of resistance equipment, including weights, bands, body bars and more. High repetitions and low weight help tone muscles. You'll also work on proper technique.

This class targets the core and glutes region and will leave your midsection feeling on fire!  Use bodyweight, bands, dumbbells and plates paired with glute and ab targeted movements to really feel the burn.

Group Active is a simple and athletic program drawing from all four elements of fitness: cardio, strength, balance, and flexibility.

INSANITY Live™ is a challenging, group-focused athletic training, cardio conditioning, and total-body strength drills, designed for people of all fitness and experience levels. The moves are easy to follow—but the workout will challenge you, change you, and get you in the best shape of your life!

Vary your intensity levels throughout this class to maximize your workout results. Each interval will provide a new challenge to help you improve strength and endurance. Intervals may include Step, BOSU, Stability Ball, Kickboxing, Strength Training and more.

A ‘kettlebell’ is a traditional Russian cast iron weight that looks like a cannonball with a handle. Using these weights, class participants are taken through a variety of movements all designed to develop strength, mobility, internal energy, work capacity and vitality.

Kettleworx is an innovative, three dimensional training program that gets your body moving in three directions and three planes for a more effective, whole body workout.

This class provides a total body workout that targets core strength and balance for all ages and abilities. Participants practice kicks, punches, and self-defense strategies designed to increase cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength, range of motion, and agility.

Work your whole body; Improving speed, strength, aerobic fitness, coordination, balance and reaction time. Learn correct boxing technique and positioning to make the most of your workout. 

Using many different genres of music, learn the line dance and then perform it. Learning or reviewing 3-4 dances per class.  Easy to learn and fun to follow. 

Low impact exercises, like stretching, strength training, balance and walking are used to minimize the impact on your joints while improving your health. 

For adults interested in swimming for exercise, Masters Swim provides swim workouts and the encouragement of a coach. Connect with other interested in swimming as you take your swim workouts to the next level. This class may require an additional fee, check with your center for details.    

MixxedFit® is a dance fitness program that is a mix of explosive dancing and boot camp toning. All exercises are body-based and require no extra equipment. The choreography is easy to follow, allowing you to increase your level of intensity as needed. 

Start playing one of the fastest growing sports in America.  Pickleball combines key elements of tennis, badminton, and table tennis in a game that is fast, fun and competitive. Appropriate for all ages - it is a favorite exercise for active older adults. 

Strengthen your core and increase flexibility with Pilates. This class uses a unique system of stretching and strengthening exercises to improve muscle tone, muscle balance, posture and flexibility, which can improve how you feel as you complete activities of daily living. The body's core muscles--the abs, back and hips--are the focus areas.

With Pilates/Yoga mix, you will exercise your body, mind and spirit.  Gain strength, balance and harmony through postures, stretching and strengthening exercises that focus on building the core and increasing flexibility.

This class uniquely mixes Pilates and boxing into a fat torching and muscle sculpting workout.

PiYo Live is a low-impact, high-intensity workout that combines the muscle-sculpting, core-firming benefits of Pilates with the strength and flexibility of yoga. And with the cranked up speed and fluid transitions, your class gets their strength, sweat, and stretch on-in each interval.

Channel your inner performer and rock your body with this modern-day fusion of movement and music. Drum along to a slammin' soundtrack using Ripstix™ – weighted drumsticks designed to transform drumming into an intense, fat burning, full body interval workout that will leave you dripping sweat. (Ripstix are provided).

The R.I.P.P.E.D. program is comprised of: Resistance, Interval, Power, Plyometrics, Endurance and Diet. R.I.P.P.E.D. is ever-changing and progresses through seasons to deliver maximum results.

Tune in to some great music as your instructor takes you on a journey of hill climbs, sprints and flat riding. You control your own resistance levels and speed so you can build up your fitness level over time. 

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.

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.

SilverSneakers Yoga moves your whole body through a complete series of seated and standing yoga poses. Chair support is offered to safely perform a variety of seated and standing postures designed to increase flexibility, balance and range of movement. Restorative breathing exercises and final relaxation will promote stress reduction and mental clarity.

Enhance your cardio endurance in this fast-paced class. Workouts are choreographed to offer full body exercise with movements on and around a step. Benefits also include improved coordination and balance. Classes may include core work and resistance training.

Strength training classes target specific muscle groups and provide an overall workout. These class include Toning, Total Body Strength, Resistance Training and Abs.

Tai Chi is a Chinese martial art known for its health benefits as a means for handling stress and improving balance. Instructors guide you through relaxation exercises, fluid movements, balance and breathing. Flowing postures blend elements of physical exercise and relaxation. 

Increase strength, add muscle definition and challenge your cardiovascular system with a total body workout in a fun and energetic environment. All major muscle groups are targeted through a variety of exercises and equipment.  

Preschoolers develop social skills, coordination and self-confidence in this exercise class just for them. 

TRX develops strength, balance, flexibility and core stability by using the TRX suspension trainer. Ths system leverages gravity and your bodyweight to complete hundreds of exercises. This class may require an additional fee, check with the Y location hosting the class for details.  

Turbo Kick Live combines traditional cardio kickboxing moves with high-intensity interval training (HIIT) for an unbelievable calorie burn. You’ll have a blast learning hard-hitting combos and edgy dance moves while torching fat and carving lean, sexy muscle in the most empowering class you’ve ever taken!

Walk your way to better health and fitness alongside friends. 

Utilize the natural resistance of water for a low- to moderate-intensity workout for strength and endurance. May be conducted in shallow and deep water.

Work with and against the current of the resistance river. Training techniques, such as intervals, may be used to improve your cardio respiratory, fitness, endurance and overall strength.

Water Yoga focuses on stretching and slow movement and may be set to soothing music. Improve balance, core stability, flexibility and mental focus.

WERQ is the wildly addictive cardio dance class based on the hottest pop and hip-hop music. The workout is nonstop with repetitive athletic moves and fresh dance steps, so you get the best sweat. WERQ Instructors build a playlist based on trendsetting pop and hip-hop music. Each week a couple new routines are introduced, so you get to WERQ the routines you know and challenge yourself with ones you’re learning.

Build strength and flexibility while reducing stress and tension with yoga. Each instructor creates their own class rhythm and lets your body be your guide. Classes typically include standing poses, twists, balancing poses and restorative poses. 

Incorporates strength training, resistance work, cardiovascular activity and Pilates moves with traditional yoga pose for a muscle building and cardio workout.

Youth Finess provides an opportunity to have fun while being active and improving your overall fitness. Youth will participate in fun games, activities and drills focused on increasing their strength, endurance and flexibility.

Zumba Gold is for the active older adult population or a true beginning participant looking for a modified Zumba class at a lower-intensity. The design of the class introduces easy-to-follow Zumba choreography that focuses on balance, range of motion and coordination. Come ready to sweat, and prepare to leave empowered and feeling strong!

Kids get into the groove of a Zumba workout designed just for them! Zumba® incorporates Salsa, Hip-Hop, Meringue, Break Dancing, Cha-Cha, Belly Dancing, Flamenco and more in a cardio format that makes exercising fun.

Keep moving in Zumba® is a high energy aerobics class with music and dance-inspired moves. Zumba® incorporates Salsa, Hip-Hop, Meringue, Break Dancing, Cha-Cha, Belly Dancing, Flamenco and more in a cardio format that makes exercising fun.

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