Fitness centers to be closed for deep cleaning

In order to deep clean and perform maintenance, our FITNESS CENTERS will be closed the following days:
WEST (3507 Amazonas):
  • August 8 – Fitness Center will be closed all day and the building will close at 8 p.m.
  • August 9 – Fitness Center opens at 5 p.m.
KNOWLES (424 Stadium Blvd.):
  • August 29 – Fitness Center opens at 5 p.m.
  • As this is during the annual shutdown, the entire building will be closed until 5 p.m.
FIRLEY (525 Ellis Blvd.):
  • September 11 – Fitness Center opens at 5 p.m.
Group exercise classes will be held as scheduled. On these dates, please plan to use our other fitness centers.

Buy KC Chiefs Tickets and Support the Y’s Outreach Fund

The Jefferson City Area YMCA and the Kansas City Chiefs are teaming up to benefit the Y’s Outreach Fund. When you use the link below to buy tickets to any of the games listed, the Y’s Outreach Fund will receive $10 per ticket and tickets are only $30 person!

Click HERE to buy your tickets! and use promo code jcymca


  • August 9: Houston Texans @ 7:30 p.m.
  • August 30: Green Bay Packers @ 7:30 p.m.
  • October 7: Jacksonville Jaguars @ Noon
  • October 21: Cincinnati Bengals @ Noon
  • November 11: Arizona Cardinals @ Noon (Salute to Service Game)

The YMCA’s Outreach Fund benefits:

  • LIVESTRONG at the YMCA: a free physical activity program designed to help adult cancer survivors achieve their health goals.
  • Y Financial Assistance: helps ensure that area children have the chance to live life to its fullest and be a part of the Y.
  • Brenda Chick Scholarship: deserving individuals committed to a lifestyle change will benefit from personal training.
  • Pat Gladbach Scholarship: children will be safe around the water after being given the opportunity to participate in Y swimming lessons.


To buy tickets . . .

  • Click HERE to buy your tickets!
  • Click the game(s) you plan to attend.
  • Click BUY TICKETS.
  • Enter promo code jcymca.
  • Choose your section and number of tickets.
  • Support the Y’s Outreach Fund!

Aug. 14: Healthy Living for your brain and body

An education program by the Alzheimer’s Association.

For centuries we’ve know that the health of the brain and body are connected. But now, science is able to provide insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age. Join us to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging.

Tuesday, August 14
2-3 p.m.
Knowles YMCA Annex | 424 Stadium Blvd.
Free and open to the public

RSVP requested | 1.844.SSM.WELL (1.844.776.9355)

SSM Health Sports Physicals at the YMCA

SSM Health Medical Group will be performing sports physicals at the Firley Y at 525 Ellis Blvd. on:

  • July 24 – 4-7:30 p.m.
  • July 31 – 4- 7:30 p.m.


  • $30 for Y-members
  • $35 for non-members
  • Cash or check is accepted. No insurance will be filed.

Physicals will be performed by Julie Miller, DNP, FNP

To make an appointment, please call 573.761.0458.

July 17: PAL 5th & 6th Grade Tackle Football Registration

If your child is entering 5th or 6th grade and planning to attend Helias Catholic High School, this league is for you.

Football Registration Form (download) – – bring this with you to the Registration and Equipment Checkout.

Registration & Equipment Checkout Dates:
Dates: July 17
Time: 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Location: West YMCA – 3507 Amazonas (Parent & child should attend for fitting.)

Practice Schedule: TBA

Game Schedule: TBA

Game Location: TBA

Early Bird Fee: $150/child, plus $150 deposit

Additional Football Information:

  • Equipment included: League fees will include shoulder pads, pants, pant pads, practice jersey, helmet and game jersey.
  • Equipment not included: Parents are responsible for providing the mouth piece and football shoes.
  • Physical: Must have a copy from a physician that the child has had a physical within the last calendar year (2018).
  • Coaching: Please let us know if you would be interested in coaching by calling 761-9003.

SSM Health Medical Group will be performing PAL football sports physicals on July 17 from 5:30-7 p.m. at the West Y. The cost is $30 for Y-members and $35 for non-members. Cash or check is accepted. No insurance will be filed.


July 16-20: UK Soccer Camp

Click the link below for more information and to register . . . .

YMCA UK Soccer Camp