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Jul 29, 2014
Every year in August, the Y does maintenance to our pools and wood floors. Thank you for your patience as we maintain and improve our facilities. The schedule below is tentative and subject to change. Read more...
Jul 14, 2014
D, E, ElD & W - 7:00a-noon | Kid Zone - 8:00-11:45aA, N, NW & S - noon-5:00p | Kid Zone - noon-4:45pWaterparks (A, N, NW & S) - 1:00-4:30pAndover YMCA12:05-12:50p - Water Walk  | Jackie | Lazy River Read more...
Jun 29, 2014
FOR RELEASE June 29, 2014 WICHITA, KANSAS — The Greater Wichita YMCA announced today that it has launched a plan to further combat youth obesity by changing t Read more...
Sep 24, 2014
Originally, the Redden family was seeking training for their son Craig-Michael for the Special Olympics in Oklahoma and Kansas. They ended up receiving a lot more than that from Jordan Krause, the personal trainer at the South Branch Greater Wichita YMCA who worked with Craig-Michael. Read more...
Sep 24, 2014
Arayah is like any 7-year-old who likes to giggle and have fun. However, since she was less than a year old, her doctors had been monitoring her extra weight. Arayah's extra weight was concern enough that her doctor sent her to a specialist and recommended putting her on medication. But Arayah's mom wanted to pursue other options first. Read more...
Aug 6, 2014
We are experiencing mechanical issues in the Andover YMCA Outdoor Waterpark, which has caused some safety concerns. We have ordered parts to fix the issue. While we make repairs, there will be no recreational swim on Wednesday, August 6, or Thursday, August 7, 1-7p. Toddler Time and Water Walk classes will run as scheduled. Read more...
Jul 29, 2014
Due to equipment issues, Wave Running is cancelled July 29, 2014, at the North YMCA. Read more...
Jul 28, 2014
Congratulations to Bruce Mace on his promotion to new Senior Program Director at the North YMCA. Read more...
Jul 25, 2014
The South YMCA is upgrading its entrance to improve traffic flow! Anticipated completion date is September 11. Read more...
Jul 11, 2014
The North YMCA Dance Company attended Talent On Parade Regionals  in May and Nationals in June, bringing home a National Championship!! Regionals: The North Y Revue and Competitive Dance Company competed 20 routines. Read more...
Jul 11, 2014
The Whirlpool is unavailable due to scheduled maintenance and should be available by Sunday. Thanks for your patience! Read more...
Jun 29, 2014
In an effort to encourage physical activity and provide a positive sport experience for kids and families, the Y has restructured and expanded its sport programs.NEW AGE DIVISIONS Read more...
Jun 29, 2014
Historically the Greater Wichita YMCA has operated with general sport directors managing a variety of youth sports at individual YMCA locations. Read more...
Jun 29, 2014
From the Centers for Disease Control and PreventionChildhood Obesity Facts Read more...

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