Challenger Special Events

Fun for a Cause

The YMCA Challenger program hosts unique special events throughout the year to help support Challenger sports, activities and young adult social outings. Find out what's coming up next and join the fun!

Challenger Easter Bunny Bash

Join us for an Easter egg hunt at the Shirley Pryor YMCA Challenger Sports Complex (2100 NW 87th Terrace, Kansas City, MO). The kids will be divided into groups led by dedicated Bunny counselors. For Y Challenger, Park Hill School District special education and Platte County School District special education participants ages 2-13. 

To register or for more information contact Raegan Schurr at 816.300.0531 or

Thanks for Supporting Challenge Your Fashion

The 11th annual Challenge Your Fashion event on Saturday, January 27, 2018 was filled with fun, fashion and great times. This year's event raised more than $160,000 for the YMCA of Greater Kansas City’s Challenger program, which helps children and young adults with diverse needs gain strength, confidence, friendship, and more. View our event recap for more details about this great night for a great cause. 

Thanks for Supporting Cheers for Challenger

More than 200 guests gathered on August 31, 2017, for the 11th annual Cheers for Challenger fundraiser presented by Teva.

The event, hosted in a unique venue at Teva's office building in Overland Park, benefited the YMCA's Challenger program that offers recreational and social activities for young people with special needs. Visit our blog for a complete recap of this event.

Event Photos

Take a look back on some of the great memories made at past YMCA Challenger events. 

Support Challenger Programs

You don't have to wait until a special event to support the Y Challenger program. Show your support by making a donation online.

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