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: Linwood YMCA/James B. Nutter Community Center

We're looking forward to opening our expanded and renovated Linwood YMCA/James B. Nutter Community Center in early 2017. To better serve our Linwood community, we are seeking talented, cause-driven individuals for to fill positions at the new facility.


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. 

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Y Events

Christmas Light 5K

Wellness Event

Saturday, December 10, 2016 - 5:30pm
Downtown North Kansas City

Get ready for holiday fun! The 4th Annual Christmas Light 5K benefits the North Kansas City YMCA’s Learn to Swim Programs, so register for the 5k or mile walk today. The event features an LED light-up medal, hot chocolate, costume contests, agegroup prizes, pictures with Santa and more!

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.