For a Better You. For a Better Family. For a Better Kansas City.

Everything the Y does is in service of making us—as individuals and a community—better. From advocacy to early education, disease prevention to sports, swim lessons to after school programs, everything we do helps strengthen our neighborhoods and the people who live here.

Now Hiring: Y Club

Make a difference in the lives of children in your community. Employment opportunities are available for our Y Club before and after school care program. Full-time and part-time positions are available at Y Club sites in schools throughout the metro.


Why Join?

FREE Group Exercise
FREE Water Fitness Classes
FREE Supervised Kids Zone
Cardio Fitness Centers
Strength & Weight Training
12 Pools Across the Metro

PLUS reduced rates for programs, including specialty classes, personal training, and youth activities such as sports and swimming lessons!

AND use of all YMCA of Greater Kansas City locations and participating Ys across the country.

Here for You and the Community

When you’re part of the Y, you become part of a charitable organization committed to strengthening the community. Membership offers the benefit of discounts on a wide range of programs that offer resources, support and education for you and your family to be at your best.

Y Programs

Cycle studio

We have 14 Y centers across the metro. 

Find a Location

Y Events

Y Night at Sporting KC

Youth and Family Events

Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 3:00pm
Children's Mercy Park

Y members and friends are invited to a special night at Children's Mercy Park as Sporting KC hosts the San Jose Earthquakes on Sunday, October 23. Special $22 South Stand General Admission ticket prices are available through October 3 when you use the promo code 16YMCATIX.
Plus, register your child for a chance to participate in the Walk of Champions, an opportunity to walk hand-in-hand with Sporting Kansas City and the visiting team onto the field during the pre-match ceremony. 
For more information, contact Derek Thompson at or call 913.951.3567.

LIVESTRONG Luncheon - Blue Springs Family YMCA

Fundraising Events

Friday, October 28, 2016 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
Elks Lodge, 100 NE Brizendine Road, Blue Springs, MO 64104

Thanksgiving - Y Locations Closed

Holiday Scheduling

Thursday, November 24, 2016 (All day)

All YMCA of Greater Kansas City locations, offices and programs will be closed on Thursday, November 24 for Thanksgiving. Normal operating hours will resume on Friday, November 25. 

Our Mission

The YMCA of Greater Kansas City, founded on Christian principles, is a charitable organization with an inclusive environment committed to enriching the quality of family, spiritual, social, mental and physical well-being.