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2015 Front Cover

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Created on 17 October 2013



The Y is made up of people of all ages and from every walk of life working side by side to  strengthen communities. Together we work to ensure everyone, regardless of gender, income, faith, sexual orientation or cultural background, has the opportunity to live life to its fullest. We share the values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility—everything we do stems from it.

Strengthening Our Work Through the Diversity of Our People

We know that the key to effectively nurturing the potential of children, improving the nation’s health and well-being and supporting our neighbors is a passionate, experienced and diverse array of staff, volunteers and members who value what everyone brings to the table. Working in 10,000 U.S. communities and more than 120 countries worldwide makes strong diversity and inclusion practices paramount for the Y.


This means:


Created on 17 October 2013

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The Y is a cause-driven organization that is for youth development, for healthy living and for social responsibility. That’s because a strong community can only be achieved when we invest in our kids, our health and our neighbors.

Defining our areas of focus:

  • YOUTH DEVELOPMENT: Nurturing the potential of every child and teen.

  • HEALTHY LIVING: Improving the nation's health and well-being.

  • SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: Giving back and providing support to our neighbors.


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Leadership Contact Info

John Mugler 
Phone: 785-354-8591
Fax: 785-354-1611

Charlie Waters
SW Branch Director
Phone: 785-271-7979
Fax: 785-271-7982

Dennis Reedy
Keuhne Branch Director

YMCA of Topeka
Phone: 785-233-9815
Fax: 785-354-1611

       Joe Hodgson
        DT Branch Director

        YMCA of Topeka
        Phone: 785-435-8659
        Fax: 785-354-1611

Matthew Chenoweth
Aquatics Director

YMCA of Topeka
Phone: 785-435-8649
ax: 785-354-1611

Charlotte Sherman
Membership Director
YMCA of Topeka
Phone: 785-435-8651
Fax: 785-354-1611

Tori Fuglister
Youth Sports Director

YMCA of Topeka
Phone: 785-435-8628
Fax: 785-354-1611

Chelsea Huston
Camp Hammond Reservations

YMCA of Topeka
Phone: 785-435-8629
ax: 785-354-1611

DeeDee Reedy
Preschool/Childcare Director

YMCA of Topeka
Phone: 785-435-8645
Fax: 785-354-1611

Terri Steinman
Primetime and Summer Day Camp Director

YMCA of Topeka
Phone: 785-435-8639
Fax: 785-354-1611


Contact YMCA Topeka

Downtown Branch
421 SW Van Buren St
Topeka, KS 66603
Phone: 785-354-8591

Southwest Branch
3635 SW Chelsea Drive
Topeka, KS 66614
Phone: 785-271-7979

KuehneBranch YMCA
1936 NW Tyler St
Topeka, KS 66608

Closed Days

  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Eve (close 2:00 pm)
  • Christmas Day
  • New Year’s Eve (close 6:00 pm)
  • New Year’s Day (open 1-5:00 pm)
  • Easter Sunday
  • Memorial Day (observed)
  • Independence Day