Life University

Group Hero imageYMCA support groups offer hope and provides a place for genuine relationships. Our groups, workshops, and seminars are based on research and Christian principles. People of diverse faiths or no faith are welcome and assured spiritual safety. Find help in navigating some of the most challenging and joyful aspects of life. 

Life University classes might be right for you if:

  • There’s an area of your life that you wish you could change.
  • You’re struggling with a relationship.
  • You’re having a hard time finding meaning in your life.
  • You’re in a challenging situation.
  • Your life isn’t where you want it to be.

Making Change Stick

Making change stick (orange)If you struggle to break old habits, feel stuck in a cycle of behavior or are contemplating change, the Making Change Stick Workshop is a great place to begin.

This hour and a half workshop helps you learn the research-based process of holistic change and gives you direction on where and how to start. Leave with the tools you need to make the change you’ve always wanted.


Cost: No cost to YMCA members or community members

Class Information: 
Tuesday, June 12, 5-6:45pm
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For more information or to register, visit the Welcome Center or contact Stacy Datin at sdatin@ymcapkc.org or 253-534-7868.

Alpha

Explore the meaning of life in a relaxed, friendly setting while sharing a meal, short talk and discussion. All questions and opinions are welcomed from those with or without faith. Topics may include: Is there a God? Why am I here? Where did I come from? Where am I going? A program offering of Life University.

Costs: 
No cost to YMCA members or community members

Class Information: 
April 26 - July 5
Thursdays 11:30am - 1:30pm

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For more information or to register, visit the Welcome Center or contact Stacy Datin at sdatin@ymcapkc.org or 253-534-7868.

Journey to Freedom

If you need an inspiring and practical vision for change and self-improvement in your life, Journey to Freedom may be your first step.

Journey to Freedom offers a safe environment to explore improving your life, restoring hope and rebuilding your circle of encouragement. Become more self-aware and prepare for positive change in a small group of six to ten people led by supportive facilitators.

Cost:
$30 YMCA member
$45 Community member

Class Information: 
April 27 - June 15
Fridays 4:30 - 6pm


For more information or to register, visit the Welcome Center or contact Stacy Datin at sdatin@ymcapkc.org or 253-534-7868.

A Life of Courage

Move away from a fear-based life to a life grounded in courage and freedom. Participants are supported in a positive and nurturing small group environment. An offering of Life University.

Cost: 
$30 YMCA members and $45 community members

Class Information: 
Mondays, April 16 - June 11
4 - 5:30pm
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Contact: 
For more information or to register, visit the Welcome Center or contact Stacy Datin at sdatin@ymcapkc.org or 253-534-7868.


For more information or to register, visit the Welcome Center or contact Stacy Datin at sdatin@ymcapkc.org or 253-534-7868.


Community members are welcome to participate in all Life University classes and are required to sign our guest waiver and present Photo ID upon entering our facilities. Additional fees may apply. 

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