Feeding Smiles: 2024 Summer Grocery Grabs Return

May 17, 2024|Categories: Blog, News, Nutrition|

Our Summer Grocery Grab program is retuning in 2024 … and its expanding to 4 locations!

We’re excited to offer 7 days of breakfast and lunch to children ages 2-18. Our grocery grabs will kick off in each location once that community’s summer school program concludes.

Butler: Begins May 18
Nevada: Begins June 15
Stockton: Begins June 22
El Dorado Springs: Begins June 29


Friendly Tips/Reminders for Our Grocery Grabs:

We frequently get a lot of questions about the process and requirements for our Grocery Grabs, so here are some helpful tips […]

Six Tips to Keep in Mind for National Water Safety Month

May 6, 2024|Categories: Uncategorized|

May is National Water Safety Month. When the weather starts to heat up, the pools, lakes, oceans, rivers and other bodies of water start calling! While swimming can be a very enjoyable activity this summer, it is important to remind all parents and caregivers of the importance of water safety. The Osage Prairie YMCA is sharing these six tips on how children can stay safe in and around the water.

Tip # 1: Make sure children know to always ask permission before going in or near the water.

Teaching your children to be water smart is the first step in water safety […]

NFL Flag Football Coming this Spring

February 15, 2024|Categories: Event, News|


The Osage Prairie YMCA has partnered with the Kansas City Chiefs to become an official Kansas City Chiefs Flag Football. This is an exciting announcement which will help us take our program to the next level. Each participant will get an exclusive Kansas City Chiefs reversible jersey, a mouthguard, and their own set of flags. We’re planning on a few other surprises too.

Additionally, the next 100 participants who sign up can participate for FREE, regardless of whether they are a member or not. Call us or register online because spots are […]

Annual Strawberry Fundraiser for Youth Scholarships is Underway

February 6, 2024|Categories: Blog, Event|

This Valentine’s Day, give a gift that gives back. Boxes of 12 chocolate-dipped strawberries will be available Wednesday, February 14 for $20 each. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to order a box for youth friends, coworkers and, of course, your sweetheart, knowing that with every bite of berry we’re building a stronger community. Proceeds go towards our Scholarship Fund for youth sports and childcare programming. This ensures that all youth have access to the Y’s facilities and services.

The strawberries are hand dipped, drizzled, and packaged right here at the Osage Prairie […]

Give It A Tri: Indoor Triathlon

February 5, 2024|Categories: Event, News|

Have you ever wanted to try a triathlon? Now’s your chance with our indoor triathlon on March 2. 2024.

Unlike a traditional triathlon, each event is timed and participants try to go as far as they can in that time frame. For example, participants will swim for 10 minutes and keep track of how many laps they complete in that time. Then they will transition to the gym and ride on one of our stationary bikes for 20 minutes, then transition upstairs to run on a treadmill for 15 minutes.

This is an excellent opportunity for those who may be first-timers or […]

TUESDAY, SEPT. 14: The YMCA continues to monitor the impact of the storm in our area. After assessing our YMCA facilities, we will follow an adjusted schedule for Tuesday, September 14. LEARN MORE
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