With a focus on safety, health, social growth and academic enhancement, Y Club before and after school gives kindergartners through sixth graders a safe, supportive and fun environment to learn, develop interests and make friends. Parents enjoy the convenience of a state licensed program in their child's school, affordable weekly fees, and peace of mind knowing that qualified, trained staff are there to provide a positive atmosphere.


Make a difference in the lives of children in your community by joining our Y Club team. We're hiring full-time and part-time leaders for the 2016-2017 school year.

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See Y Club in Action

Why Choose Y Club?

In our Y Club before and after school program, children in kindergarten through sixth grade enjoy and benefit from:

  • Homework enrichment – Qualified and trained staff enhance and support school-day learning while providing youth with homework help
  • Healthy snacks and physical activity – Youth have the opportunity to enjoy healthy snack choices and 30 minutes of physical fitness daily
  • Small and large group activities – Youth make meaningful and intentional choices with hands-on activities focusing on arts and humanities, STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics), nutrition education and service learning
  • Focus on building community – Team building activities and day-to-day interactions with peers and Y Club staff focus on building positive relationships and enhancing conflict resolution skills
  • Youth voice and leadership – Youth are empowered through opportunities to provide input, from helping to develop daily activities and snack menus to leading activities with peers

Bring Y Club to Your School or District

For more information about how you can add Y Club in your  school or district, school and district leaders may contact James Spearin, Senior Vice President of Youth Development Services, at JamesSpearin@KansasCityYMCA.org or 913.345.9622.