WEATHER UPDATE - CLASSES CANCELLED THRU NOON 2/26

WEATHER UPDATE - CLASSES CANCELLED THRU NOON 2/26
(posted 4:40a Tuesday, February 26)
All YMCA youth sports, group exercise and instructional classes have been cancelled through noon for Tuesday, February 26. All Greater Wichita YMCA facilities, sport centers and Early Learning Centers (A, E, S) will be open regular hours as previously announced.
 
YMCA before and after school programs and Child Development Centers at local high schools will operate in accordance with school district schedules and policies.
 
WEATHER UPDATE - YMCAs OPEN 2/26
(posted 7:15p Monday, February 25)
All Greater Wichita YMCA facilities and sport centers will be open regular hours tomorrow Tuesday, February 26. All YMCA youth sports, group exercise and instructional classes will be held as scheduled. 
 
Early Learning Centers (A, E, S) will be open regular hours. YMCA before and after school programs and Child Development Centers at local high schools will operate in accordance with school district schedules and policies.
 
WEATHER UPDATE - YMCAs TO CLOSE AT 4P 2/25
(posted 1:15p Monday, February 25)
The winter storm is creating increasingly hazardous road conditions, and with participant and staff safety in mind, all Greater Wichita YMCA locations will close today Monday, February 25, at 4p. 
 
YMCA leadership plan to reconvene tonight to make a decision for Tuesday. An update will be posted by 9p. YMCA before and after school programs and Child Development Centers at local high schools will operate in accordance with school district schedules and policies.
 
Before you come to the Y, please check our websiteFacebook or Twitter for the most up-to-date information.
 
WEATHER UPDATE - CLASSES CANCELLED 2/25
(posted 6:45a Monday, February 25)
Due to the weather conditions predicted for today, Monday, February 25, all YMCA youth sports, group exercise and instructional classes that begin at 8a or later have been cancelled.
 
All YMCA facilities and Early Learning Centers (A, E, S) will remain open regular hours unless otherwise announced.
 
YMCA before and after school programs and Child Development Centers at local high schools will operate in accordance with school district schedules and policies.
 
YMCA leadership will continue to monitor conditions, and we'll post updates as needed. Before you come to the Y, please check our websiteFacebook or Twitter for the most up-to-date information.
 
YMCAs OPEN 2/22
(posted 7:30a Friday, February 22)
All Greater Wichita YMCA facilities are open Friday, February 22. This includes Early Learning Centers (A,E,S) and Kid Zone. All YMCA youth sports, group exercise and instructional classes are to be held as regularly scheduled. 
 
YMCA before and after school programs will operate in accordance with school district schedules and policies. Goddard School Day Out for 2/22 is cancelled.
 
The Black Light Zumbathon at the Downtown YMCA will be held as scheduled.
 
 
UPDATE! YMCAs to Remain Closed Today Due to Winter Storm, Plan to Reopen 2/22
(posted 12:30p Thursday, February 21; updated at 5p)
Due to the winter storm and hazardous road conditions, all Greater Wichita YMCA facilities and sport centers will remain closed for the remainder of Thursday, February 21, 2013. As previously announced, all YMCA youth sports, group exercise and instructional classes are cancelled for today. All YMCA phone systems are down. The issue is being investigated, but Y phone lines and the Weatherline will be unavailable until further notice. 
 
All Greater Wichita YMCA facilities plan to reopen for normal business hours at 4:45 a.m. tomorrow, Friday, February 22. All regularly scheduled YMCA youth sports, group exercise and instructional classes will be held on Friday. In addition, Early Learning Centers at the Andover, East and South YMCAs will be open regular hours on Friday.
 
YMCA before and after school programs will operate in accordance with school district schedules and policies. Goddard School Day Out for 2/22 is cancelled.
 
Before you come to the Y, please check our websiteFacebook or Twitter for the most up-to-date information.
 
 
WEATHER UPDATE - YMCAs TO REOPEN 3P 2/21, CLASSES CANCELLED
(posted 6:30a Thursday, February 21)
In ongoing support of community safety efforts to keep traffic off increasingly hazardous roadways caused by the winter storm, all Greater Wichita YMCA locations will delay opening until 3:00 p.m. today, February 21, 2013. All programs and classes are cancelled for today.

YMCA leadership staff will reevaluate midday, and we'll post updates here. Before you come to the Y, please check our website, Facebook, Twitter or the Weatherline (316.838.9622) for the most up-to-date information.
 
 
WEATHER UPDATE - YMCAs TO CLOSE AT 5P 2/20, REOPEN 8A 2/21
(posted 2p Wednesday, February 20)
NOTICE! For the safety of our participants and staff, all Greater Wichita YMCA facilities and sport centers will close at 5p today, Wednesday, Feb. 20. Programs & classes are cancelled the remainder of the day through noon Thursday, Feb. 21. 
 
We anticipate that all Greater Wichita YMCA facilities will open at 8a, Thursday, Feb. 21. We will update you at 9a on the status of afternoon/evening programs & classes. Before you come to the Y, please check our website (http://www.ymcawichita.org), Facebook, Twitter or the Weatherline (316.838.9622) for the most up-to-date information. 
 
YMCA before and after school programs will operate in accordance with school district schedules and policies.
 
Travel safely!!
 
 
WEATHER CANCELLATION NOTICES  
(posted 2p Wednesday, February 20)
It's looking pretty crazy outside! Here's our official weather policy, but with a rapidly changing winter storm like this, we may need to make a decision later in the day. As of now, all classes are to be held as scheduled. We're watching the snow accumulation, so check for updates on Facebook, Twitter or at ymcawichita.org. You can also text Follow Greaterwichitay to 40404 to receive text updates on your phone. 
 
GREATER WICHITA YMCA - WEATHER CANCELLATION NOTICES
For your safety and convenience, the Y will post notices for cancelled activities via Facebook and Twitter as follows:
MORNING ACTIVITIES
Cancellations will be posted by 9:30 p.m. the prior evening.
AFTERNOON/EVENING ACTIVITIES
Cancellations will be posted by 9:30 a.m. the day of the activity.
If a cancellation notice does not appear, regular classes and sport programs will take place as scheduled. 
 

 

YMCA BEFORE & AFTER SCHOOL CHILD CARE
The School Age Child Care Weather Cancellation Policy coincides with school district closures. 
Weekly fees will not be pro-rated for weather-related closures.


SCHOOL CANCELLED BEFORE 2PM
Before/afterschool child care will also be cancelled
SCHOOL CANCELLED AFTER 2PM
Afterschool child care is in session unless directed by school administration. Parents are encouraged to pick up their children early. If the YMCA is directed by the school district to cancel afterschool activities, the school would assist in notifying parents.