Health & Recreation

Wellness & Fitness Center

Wellness & Fitness Center is situated on the Main Campus with 11,000 square feet of space, it has an indoor track, weight room, aerobic studio, treadmills, bicycles, steppers, climbers, and an aerobic super-circuit.
The wellness staff provides personal training sessions, body composition analysis, and fitness testing. Health and nutrition seminars and incentive programs are offered throughout the semester to students to enhance their state of well being. Locker room and shower facilities are available for those who choose to use the facility before or after work or college, or on their lunch hour. The facility is open to the employees and students of the college, as well as the members of our community. They can attend classes, seminars, nutrition and fitness testing and counseling, as well as personal training, all at an affordable cost.

Participants are required to be currently enrolled in an activity course in order to use the KCKCC Wellness & Fitness Center (WFC) facility.

Campus Gardens

The Cooper-Campus GardenForeman Heirloom and Native Gardens is a collection of ethno-botanical gardens located on the campus of Kansas City Kansas Community College.  The gardens are privately funded and maintained by community volunteers.  KCKCC generously hosts these gardens for their educational value.

Garden Tours are conducted every 3rd Thursday of the month, June - August, by arrangement only.  Contact Pam Louis-Walden at 913 620-6930.

Blue Devil Fun Run Walk

Blue Devil Fun Run

Cooper-Foreman Gardens

Campus Gardens

“House of Cards” actor to Speak at KCKCC

Kelly Rogge
Public Information Supervisor
Monday, June 26, 2017
Students at Kansas City Kansas Community College will have the opportunity to listen to a local actor, making it big on the small screen.

Students at Kansas City Kansas Community College will have the opportunity to listen to a local actor, making it big on the small screen.

Kansas City-native Nathan Darrow will be speaking to theater students at 11:20 a.m. June 28 in Room 3511 on the KCKCC Main Campus. Any students, staff or faculty that is interested in his presentation is welcome to attend.

Darrow is currently appearing in the title role of “Hamlet” at the Heart of American Shakespeare Festival in Kansas City, Mo. The festival, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary, features high-quality professional productions of Shakespeare as well as year-round education programs for Kansas City youth.

Darrow, a Shawnee Mission North High School graduate, is best known for his role as Secret Service Agent Edward Meechum in Netflix’s “House of Cards and as Victor Fries/Mr. Freeze in Fox’s “Gotham.” Prior to moving to New York, he also taught acting classes at KCKCC.

“My Theatre Appreciation class had the opportunity to see his (Darrow’s) performance at the Heart of America Shakespeare Festival,” said Charlie Leader, professor of theatre at KCKCC. “He was terrific.”

For more information, contact Leader at

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