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For Youth Development

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STEP INTO STEM! | WINTER 1 STEM CLASSES!

We are so excited to be offering youth STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) courses for our Winter 1 session! Check out some of our awesome offerings below!

Itty Bitty Scientists (STEAM – STEM with Arts)

Introducing Pre-K kiddos to STEM curriculum with arts components.

Tuesdays 9am | Ages 2-5.

REGISTER FOR ITTY BITTY SCIENTISTS

Contact, Kellsey Millet for more information.  

STEM Drop-In

A wide range of STEM projects throughout the session to encourage children to expand their minds and think outside the box when it comes to science.

Wednesdays 5:30-6:30pm | Teen Center ages 8-18.

Contact Kellsey Millet for more information.

ARTS DROP-IN CLASSES FOR JANUARY!

For the first two weeks of January, we are offering a variety of free arts drop-in classes for you and your kiddos to participate in, including visual arts, music, culinary, digital, theater, and dance. This is a great time to try out new classes, get to know our talented arts instructors, and explore your creativity.

Take a look at our drop-in schedule here. Don’t forget registration for Winter 1 session opens on January 15 at 6am. Winter 1 is a five-week session that runs from January 21 through February 24. If you have any questions about our drop-in schedule or our Winter 1 schedule, please don’t hesitate to reach out to Senior Arts Director, Leah Marlow

VIEW DROP-IN SCHEDULE

We’d also love to take this opportunity to get some feedback from you about what arts classes you would like to see offered here at the Y. Please share your suggestions by clicking below.

SHARE YOUR FEEDBACK

Looking forward to seeing you later this month!

LITE UP THE NITE | TEEN LATE NITE AND 678 NITE

At the YMCA, we believe that creating a strong community starts with empowering our youth.

Gordon’s 6, 7, 8 Nite and Teen Late Nite programming encourages the development of youth in grades 6-8 and 9-12 by providing a safe environment, consistent adult involvement, and fun activities that foster excellence and a positive attitude.

6, 7, 8 NITE

1st, 3rd, and 5th Saturdays | 7:30-9:30pm

TEEN LATE NITE

Fridays | 9:30-11:30pm

FIND OUT MORE ABOUT LATE NITE

For more information about this Y programming, please contact Caitlin White.

For Healthy Living

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WEIGHT LOSS PROGRAM

YMCA Weight loss program will run Jan 30- May 1, Wednesday nights from 6-7pm, $50. Registration will open in the new year.

REGISTER FOR WEIGHT LOSS 

JANUARY GROUP EXERCISE UPDATES  

On January 27, Health and Well-Being will host our third monthly Family Group Fitness Event! Join us from 12-1pm for Family MixxedFit®! MixxedFit® is a people-inspired fitness program that combines explosive dance movements with bodyweight toning. In Family MixxedFit®, our talented and trained instructor will lead the class through a family-friendly version that you won’t want to miss out on! Bring your family in for a fun-packed, groove-filled workout!

The launch of Tai Chi has also been met with huge support! Please check out Gordon’s newest drop-in class! The practice of Tai Chi is proven to improve balance which can help reduce falls as we age. Our Master Instructor, Edwin, will guide you through one-hour classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12pm-1pm.

For Social Responsibility

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MISSION MOMENT

"No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted."

- Aesop

JOURNEY TO A NEW BEGINNING

We are excited to announce our brand new January offering!

Journey to a New Beginning After Loss: January 21-March 14 Thursdays, 10-11:30am and 1:30pm. 

In a supportive and healing environment, this eight-week small group offers a caring place to work through the grief of any major life change. $30 for YMCA members, $45 for community members.

REGISTER FOR A NEW BEGINNING AFTER LOSS 

Contact Stefani Montague for more information.

Facility Reservations

Looking to reserve a room for a meeting? Reach out to us at gordonmembership@ymcapkc.org!

Do you want to reserve a court for a racquetball game? Sign up online!

Want to celebrate your child's birthday in a special way? Have a Y party! We offer several options for children of all ages. We have shifted our registration process for birthday parties!  Click here to learn more about registering for a birthday party.

Facilities Reservations

Personal Training

Our certified personal trainers will use their knowledge of current research concepts, principles of sound exercise, and state-of-the-art equipment to design and implement a program tailored just for you. Contact Deb Delong at 253-906-9945. 

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