The Y 

Adair County Family YMCA

1708 S. Jamison
Kirksville, MO 63501
  Board Members
  For Youth Development

For Healthy Living

  For Social Responsibility
  Child Watch    
The YMCA provides drop-in childcare for children within the ages of six weeks to six years. Parents must remain on the YMCA campus while their children are in the childcare play room. We ask that you provide your own bottles and diapers.
  Hours: Monday – Friday 8 a.m.–10:30 a.m.  
Monday-Friday 5:00 pm-8:00 pm
  Member Fee: $1.50 / child, per visit
  $15 for a punch card (10 visits)
Participant: $3/child, per visit


Y Club Afterschool- Kindergarten-5th Grade

Where are your children after school? The YMCA offers a great After School Program that provides a fun and safe environment for your children. This structured program last from dismissal to 6 PM on all days in which the Kirksville School District is in session. This program will be held at the Primary and Ray Miller Schools. Children will be separated according to school enrollments. Financial Assistance is available. Pre-registration is required prior to start of the program.

Download the Parent Handbook

Download a registration form

Monthly/Daily Registration:

Member: $30/month 


It’s time for fall soccer once again! Players will be divided based on grade. Each team will practice once during the week at the coach’s discretion and have a one hour game on Saturday morning. This season will last for six weeks. Must be 4 years old by program start date.

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, August 20th

Coach's Meeting: Thursday, August 28th @ 6:30 pm
Meet The Coach Night-Thursday, August 28th @ 7pm
Program Start Date: Tuesday, September 2nd
Game Days: Saturdays
Ages Pre-K-8th Grade
Fee: Member $17
Participant: $75
[Registration Form]

First Kicks
Learn the basics of soccer from basic dribbling to goal keeping. Your first timers will leave feeling like all-stars! We will hold 2 five week sessions. Pre-Registration is required.
Days: Mondays & Tuesdays
Session 1: September 8th-October 8th
Session 2: October 20th-Nov. 18th
Time: 5 pm-5:45 pm
Where: Adair County Family YMCA
Ages: 3-5 years old
Fee per session: Members $25
Participant $50


The YMCA is dedicated to providing a quality tumbling program where new tumblers learn the basics and experienced tumblers improve their skills. We will hold 2 six week sessions. All classes are limited so sign up early!

Session 1-Program Starts Monday, September 8th
Session 2-Program Starts Monday, October 20th
Fee: Member $17
Participant $75
[Registration Form]
Tumble Tots Tuesday 3:30 pm
Tumble Teenies Tuesday 4:30 pm
Tumble Teenies Thursday 3:30 pm
Level 1 Tuesday 5:30 pm
Level 1 Thursday 4:30 pm
Level 2 Thursday 5:30 pm
Level 3/4 Thursday 6:30 pm
Levels Descriptions:
Tumble Tots: An introductory tumbling class for two-year olds.
Tumble Teenies:  There is no prior experience or skill level required for this class as it is a complete learning environment. Teenies will be introduced to body positions, balance, rolling and more! An experience class for preschoolers to explore the world of movement in a fun and safe environment. Ages 3-5

Level 1: Level 1 students do not have a skill list of prerequisites. Tumblers will be expected to be able to listen and follow directions. In level 1, a tumbler will build the foundation for their gymnastics career with an introduction to basic skills such as rolls, cartwheels and handstands.

Level 2: Level 2 is a technique-geared class. This class is designed to help students’ complete basic skills with correct form and without help from the teacher. Tumblers in this class should have completed forward and backward roles, an attempt at a cartwheel and a handstand before entering class. In addition to perfecting technique, tumblers will be introduced to new body positions such as bridges and hollows.

Level 3/4: Level 3/4 is our collective tumbling class. Tumblers in this class will learn tumbling skills that will allow them to flip continually down a mat. A beginning level 3 Tumbler should have mastered a correct form cartwheel and handstand as well as a straight-arm bridge.

Private & Semi-Private Lessons

Private/Semi Private lessons are available for members by appointment only. Lessons are available for the following: Tumbling, Soccer, Basketball, and Football. Minimum age is 4 years old.

Private One-Hour Lesson Fee:

1 session: $22  5 sessions: $90

Semi-Private One Hour Lesson Fee: $15 per session per student

(min. of 2 participants & max. of 4 participants)

Tea with a Princess
Magic wands, glittery tiaras and fairy dust galore awaits you. You won’t find a frog here but you will find a princess. Join us after school for an afternoon of tea, cookies and fun with our very own Belle from Beauty & the Beast. Your child will have the opportunity to do a princess craft, enjoy tea and cookies with friends and a photo with the princess. Feel free to dress up! Space is limited so sign up soon!
DATE: Tuesday, September 24th
TIME: 3:30 pm-4:30 pm
AGS: 3-7 years old
FEE: Members-$2

Tot Time

Where children and parents can play, make friends and enjoy quality time together!

When: Thursdays Starting in September.


Time: 9:30 am-11 am
Where-Adair County Family YMCA
Ages: Newborn to 5 years old
Fee: Members-Free

Mother/Son Stampede
Join us for bounce house, fire range, train rides, crafts and more! Bring mom or significant female adult out for a night of fun. Dinner is included.
When: Thursday, September 25th
Time: 4pm-7pm
Where: Bruce Normile Juvenile Justice Center
Ages: Ages 5 and up
Fee: $6 per couple
$2 per extra son
$5 for souvenir photo

Girls Run Now
Come join the Y's first girls only running club. Whether you can run for 5 miles or for 5 minutes the Girls Run Kirksville is right for you! This is a club that can lay the foundation for long distance running or can continue to build off of previous experience. Club members will be guided through important topics needed for every young athlete to live a fit and healthy lifestyle. You will be lead through a warm up, workout, cool down, and then end with a discussion. Please bring a water bottle and tennis shoes. Pre-Registration is required.
Days: Tuesdays & Thursdays
Dates: September 9th-November 4th
Time: 5:30 pm-6:30 pm
Where: Adair County Family YMCA
Ages: 6th-8th Grade
Fee Per Session: Members $30
Participants $60


Basketball 5th-8th GRADE:

Come enjoy youth basketball! Each team will practice once during the week at the coach’s discretion. Players will be divided based on grade. This season will last for six weeks.  

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, October 8th
Coach's Meeting: Thursday, October 16th  6:30 pm
Meet The Coach Night-Thursday, October 16th 7 pm
Program Start Date:  Monday, October 20th
Game Days: Saturdays
Fee: Member $17
Participant: $75

[Registration Form]

Private/Semi-Private Lessons
Private/Semi Private lessons are available for members by appointment only. Lessons are available for the following: Tumbling, Soccer, Basketball and Football. Minimum age is four years old.

Private One-Hour Lesson Fee:

1 Session: $22  5 sessions: $90
Semi-Private One Hour Lesson Fee
$15 per session per student
(min. of 2 participants & max of 4)

Stay & Play Camp

This is a fun and productive way to spend your day off from school. Join us at the Y for a day of games, crafts and more! Please wear tennis shoes and bring a sack lunch; the Y will provide a snack at 3:00 PM. Registration is required and all forms need to be submitted before camp starts. Space is limited please sign up soon!

DATES: October 24th, October 27th 

TIME: 8 am-5 pm
LOCATION: Adair County Family YMCA
AGES: 5-11 years old
FEE: Member $15
Participant: $20
[Registration form]

Storybook Chef

Each evening will begin with an animated story that will keep your tot laughing and smiling. Following the story you and your child will learn how to create the snack that was featured in the book! This class will be a great way to sneak in an extra hour devoted just to your child!

Day: Tuesday

Dates: November 4th-November 20th 
Time: 6:15 pm-7:00 pm
Ages: 2 years-6 years old
Fee: Members: $8.00/per Child & Parent
$3.00 each extra child
Participants: $12/ per Child & Parent
$5.00 each extra child

Age Requirements

Participants must be the age required for the program by the first day of the session or the first practice. Children must be in kindergarten to come to the YMCA after school program. To participate in regular group aerobics, children must be at least 13 years old and accompanied by an adult.

Weight Room:

Children are not allowed in the fitness area upstairs unless they are 14 years of age and have completed an orientation with a YMCA Staff member. A child must be 12 years old to be at the YMCA without an adult.

[Back to the Top]
Copyright ©  Adair County Family YMCA. All rights reserved