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Celebrate your birthday at the Y! Check out the tabs below for more information.

General Party Information

Want to celebrate your child's birthday in a special way? Have a Y party!  We offer pool, rock climbing, or art parties available on the weekends only.   

Days:

Pool and Rock Wall Parties - Saturdays and Sundays 

Art Parties - Sundays Only

 
Time: 

2.5 hours (additional 30 mins for set up prior to party) 


Maximum: 

Party Room - 20 people maximum (parents included) 

Community Room - 35 people maximum (parents included) 

Art Parties - 15 children maximum (ages 3-12) 


Fee: 

$200 for Rock Wall or Pool Parties (members and community members)

$250 for Art Parties (members and community members)

To register for a party at the Y contact Kellsey Millet at kmillet@ymcapkc.org or at gordonbirthday@ymcapkc.org. 

Pool Parties

POOL

Pool Party Availability

Parties are available in the Party Room and Community Room on Saturdays and Sundays 

Parties may be unavailable during times such as the hoildays, break weeks, promotional periods, or large scale events.

General Information and Pool Regulations

  • All parties will swim before eating. 
  • Spectators not participating in the pool must view from the bleachers.
  • Appropriate swim attire is required, not cut-offs or cotton of any kind is allowed.
  • A full body shower including hair is required before entering any pool. A shower or swim cap may be worn in lieu of showering. 
  • A swim diaper is required when applicable. No cloth diapers are allowed.
  • A 5:1 swimming child to adult ratio must be met at all times while in the pool.  This means for every 5 swimmers that are in the pool there must be 1 adult provided by the party. 
  • Ages 6-15 will be swim tested to see if they are considered Swimmers or Non Swimmers.
  • A 2:1 non-swimming child to adult ration must be met at all times while in the pool.  This means for every 2 non-swimmers that are in the pool there must be 1 adult provided by the party.
  • Food and drink are allowed in the Community room or the Party room only. 
  • Walk on the deck.
  • Horseplay and roughhousing is prohibited.
  • People with open sores are not allowed into the pools and all bandages must be removed prior to entering pools.
  • Pool use by people with communicable diseases is prohibited.
  • Pool use by people under the influence of drugs or alcohol is prohibited.
  • Personal toys and pool equipment (including personal lifejackets) are not allowed.
  • Use of the YMCA equipment is up to the discretion of the lifeguards. Persons refusing to obey rules and/or lifeguards are subject from removal from the pool and premises.
  • All adults must sign in and present ID upon entering facility.
  • Please remember to bring your towel and bathing suits!

Cost: $200
Registration: Please contact Kellsey Millet at kmillet@ymcapkc.org or at gordonbirthday@ymcapkc.org to learn more about art party registration!

Rock Wall Parties

ROCK WALL

Rock Wall Party Availability

Rock Wall Parties are available on Saturdays and Sundays

Parties may be unavailable during times such as the hoildays, break weeks, promotional periods, or large scale events.

General Information & Pool Regulations

Attire

  • Boys: sweatpants, shorts, t-shirt, etc.
  • Girls: hair down or pulled back in low ponytail (for proper fitting of helmets) shorts, t-shirts, etc.
  • Athletic style shoes required. No sandals, boots, or heavy sole shoes allowed. 
  • Toes and back of heels should not be visable through shoes 

General Rules

  • Only children 5 and up are allowed on rock wall
  • A MAXIMUM of 12 children are allowed to participate in a Rock Wall party. 
  • No wet hair is allowed on the wall 
  • Adults must view from the viewing area above, keeping the hallway in front of rock wall clear
  • All children 7 and younger are required to wear a helmet
  • Climbing and safety gear will be provided by the staff.
  • Experience staff are on site 
  • No food or drink allowed outside of party room.
  • All adults must sign in and present ID upon entering facility.

Our goal for our parties is for everyone to have a great time and be safe. Please help us achieve this goal.

Cost: $200 | 1 hour
Ages: 5+
Registration: Please contact Kellsey Millet at kmillet@ymcapkc.org or at gordonbirthday@ymcapkc.org to learn more about art party registration!

Art Parties

Are you looking for a fun way to entertain your kiddos? Register for a Y painting party! At an Art Party, participants will work on art pieces under the careful instruction of a professional artist and among friends. We are launching this new party format on Sundays from 1-3pm. 

What types of ART parties does the Gordon YMCA provide? At this time, we offer Paint, Paint, Party, Party, which offers participants the opportunity to learn art history, color mixing and brush techniques from a professionally trained artist. All materials are provided, including a stretched canvas.

CHOOSE YOUR ARTIST

Vincent Van Gogh

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Georgia O'Keeffe

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Keith Herring

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Pablo Picasso

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Cost: $250
Ages: 3-12
Registration: Please contact Kellsey Millet at kmillet@ymcapkc.org or at gordonbirthday@ymcapkc.org to learn more about art party registration!


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