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Feb 3, 2016
Richard A. “Dick” DeVore was raised in the YMCA by his father, Floyd, and served on the Greater Wichita YMCA Board of Directors since 1972. He was inducted into the Y’s volunteer Hall of Fame in 2004 for the significant influence he had on strengthening our community through the Y. Read more...
Jan 28, 2016
The YMCA Job Prep program is a free training program that teaches basic skills such as interviewing, dressing appropriately, and financial responsibility to prepare graduates for summer employment with the Y and other area businesses. Read more...
Jan 28, 2016
John Ortiz has been active in the Wichita community for over 40 years. Read more...
Jan 21, 2016
The Greater Wichita YMCA is showcasing National Mentoring Month by celebrating the unsung heroes who’ve served as mentors in the community and connecting local kids in need with caring adults through the Y’s REACH & RISE™ program. Read more...
Jan 20, 2016
Please review our weather notice policy. If no post is made at the designated time, then classes and programs will go on as scheduled. Read more...
Jan 18, 2016
Westar Energy will be relocating the primary electrical service of our facility this Wednesday (1/20/16). The transition could cause a temporary power outage lasting 5-15 minutes anytime between 2:30-3:00p. We apologize for the inconvenience, and thank you for your patience! Read more...
Jan 7, 2016
Choose the eating type that best describes you:- A. I tend to make fairly healthy food choices most of the time, then crisis hits! My stress level shoots through the roof, and I find myself chowing down on anything and everything in sight.  Read more...
Jan 6, 2016
The Greater Wichita YMCA’s new president and chief executive officer, Ronn McMahon, officially took over the Y’s reins Monday, January 4, following the 25-year success of former CEO Dennis Schoenebeck. Read more...
Jan 1, 2016
Everyone's a Y member on Friday, January 1, when the Greater Wichita YMCA opens its doors to the community for its annual New Year's Day Open House from 9:00am - 6:00pm.  Families are encouraged to start the New Year off with healthy activities as they swim in the indoor pools, play in the gymnasiums, use a variety of exercise equipment or have fun in any of the Farha Family Centers. Read more...
Dec 31, 2015
Only 2 lanes in the lap pool will be open on Monday (Jan. 4) from 9am-1pm. We apologize for the inconvenience, and thank you for understanding. Read more...
Dec 30, 2015
Christmas HoursBring a Friend December 20-31!Christmas Eve: 4:30a-3:00p | Kid Zone: 8:00a-2:45pChristmas Day: All Greater Wichita YMCAs are closed  Read more...
Dec 16, 2015
Exciting updates are coming to the Y! We're revamping our personal wellness features to help you achieve your fitness goals. View/download brochureGet Serious About Your 2016 New Year's Resolution!  Read more...
Dec 15, 2015
I have been overweight my entire life. From being the chubby girl in elementary school, to having a BMI in the morbidly obese category as an adult. During my annual checkup last November, my doctor told me that the results from my blood work showed that my A1C levels were high (6.3). Anything over 6.0 was considered pre-diabetic, and ideally, the value should be <5.7. Read more...
Dec 1, 2015
December can be packed with family, fun, parties, and maybe a little stress. Read more...

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