Paul Henson Family YMCA

Paul Henson Family YMCA
4200 W 79th Street
Prairie Village, KS 66208
Phone: 913.642.6800

Improvements are scheduled for the fitness floor on our lower level and will impact center operations November 25-29. Click here for details.

The Paul Henson Family YMCA is located conveniently in the heart of Prairie Village, Kansas and has facilities and programs to meet a variety of interests.

Amenities at the Paul Henson Family YMCA include:

  • Cardio and strength training equipment
  • Dedicated group exercise studios offering a variety of classes free to members
  • Indoor pool and an outdoor wading pool (closed for the 2015 season)
  • Racquetball courts
  • Indoor walking track
  • Kids Zone, providing free child care for ages 12 weeks to 8 years old.
  • And much more



If you don't currently have a membership but would like to join the Paul Henson Family YMCA, we'll be glad to help you get started. Come and see us and take a tour. You can also complete our online form to request a membership rate quote. 




Vivian Livanos - Executive Director

Betsy Jones - Member Engagement Director
Betsy has been with the YMCA of Greater Kansas City since 2003, and has served in a variety of roles at several locations including Welcome Center Associate, Business Director, Membership Director and Associate Center Executive at the Vivion Road YMCA; Corporate Membership and Marketing Director for Youth Development Services for the YMCA of Greater Kansas City; Family Advocate at Thomas Roque Head Start. "I love working with our Y members. They keep me smiling!" Betsy said. Prior to her career with the Y, she owned a retail and event planning business with her family. She holds a degree in Marketing/Management from Oklahoma State University. In her spare time, she cheers on her daughters in their volleyball games--one plays volleyball at Stephen's College in Columbia and the other plays on the varsity team for her High School. Her hobbies include camping, fishing, traveling and barbecue--she's a Certified Barbecue Judge and has judged the last eight American Royal Invitational competitions.


Maggie Little - Healthy Living Director



4200 W 79th Street, Prairie Village, Kansas 66208


M-Th: 5 a.m.-10 p.m.

F: 5 a.m.-9 p.m.

Sat: 7 a.m.-6 p.m.

Sun: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. 



Monday-Thursday: 8 a.m.-12 p.m., 4-8 p.m.

Friday: 8 a.m.-12 p.m., 4-7 p.m.

Saturday: 8: a.m.-12 p.m. 

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