HOLIDAY CLOSURE - Easter Sunday - Sun. April 21, 2019

REMINDER - All Greater Wichita YMCA branch locations will be CLOSED on SUNDAY, APRIL 21 to recognize Easter. We encourage our members, staff, volunteers - and the entire community to spend the day with family and friends.


Pick a remaining TUESDAY THIS MONTH (4/23 or 4/30) any visit and of our 9 Greater Wichita YMCA Branches for TRY THE Y TUESDAY. Enjoy FREE ACCESS, a FREE GIFT, and FREE ENROLLMENT (a $50 savings).

Terms and restrictions apply, see site for details.

Veterans Day

5 Facts to Know About Veterans Day

Veterans Day is a well-known American holiday, but there are also a few misconceptions about it — like how it’s spelled or whom exactly it celebrates. To clear some of that up, here are the important facts you should know.

  1. Veterans Day does NOT have an apostrophe.

  2. Veterans Day is NOT the Same as Memorial Day.

  3. It was originally called Armistice Day, commemorating the end of World War I.

  4. For some inexplicable reason, the bill set Veterans Day commemorations for the fourth Monday of every October.

  5. Other countries celebrate it, too, in their own ways.

  6. Banks and Schools observe the day. Checkout our childcare camp options. 

Learn more about Veterans Day, here.

Facts from the US Department of Defense