Sports and Fitness

INTRUST Bank Arena Wants You

To Tell Them What You Want

INTRUST Bank Arena values the opinion of local young professionals, and would like your feedback on how to continue to be relevant to our audience in the years to come. Since the Arena is a huge contributor to downtown development and quality of place in…

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From MVC to AAC: An Insiders' Perspective

An Access Event Recap

It’s no surprise Wichita State University (WSU) students, fans and donors are excited to be part of the American Athletics Conference (AAC). Projected to have at least three teams in the NCAA Men’s Basketball tournament, the AAC conference allows WSU to be part of the…

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Top 10 Things to Do This Summer

By Shea Zuckerman, Ambassadors Action Team Member

As we thaw from the deep freeze of winter, let’s look at what our city has to offer this summer for those with a drive for some sun and fun with current friends and soon-to-be friends. Check out this list of some of the best…

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Health and Wellness in Wichita

By Carly Farr, Ambassadors Action Team Member

  Along with everyone else, I hear how important it is to be healthy.   I hear that message least five times a week.  I also know a lot of people get tired of hearing it, but if you think about it, taking steps to live…

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Young Professionals League of Softball Creates Memories and Lifelong Friendships

By Sundee Dunn, Ambassadors Action Team Member

  August 2014 wrapped up the eighth season for the Young Professionals League of Softball (YPLS). YPLS was established in 2007 when a group of young professionals (YPs) realized there was demand for a co-ed softball league, and it has been a success ever since….

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Need for Speed

YPW Member Creates Air Capital Speedskating Club

For just over three years, YPW member Craig Goodloe of Airbus Americas Engineering has been involved in organizing a short track speedskating club at the Wichita Ice Center.  Craig said, “In 2010, my good friend, Rob Davis, and I decided that we should try to…

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Diving Out with Pulse

Learning to Scuba Dive in Wichita

by Cory Theobald Pulse Team Member When I was in high school I had the opportunity to spend several weeks in Australia, and while I was there I got to see the Great Barrier Reef. We spent a day out on the reef, and while…

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Upcoming Lunch and Learn

Kevin Hooper with the Wichita Wingnuts

Join us for an Access Lunch and Learn with Kevin Hooper, the field manager of the Wichita Wingnuts. He will talk about how he has ended up where he is and the road blocks and successes he has had along the way. He will also…

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Go Play Kansas Expands

Summer is officially here, signaling the time to get outside to hike, bike and play. Launched last year as a go-to-guide for everything outdoors in Wichita, the online resource has significantly expanded to include all parks and recreation spaces in the state. Now no…

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Wichita Transit Adds Rider Amenity

Bike Racks are here!

The Wichita Transit Department has added bike racks to all of the Transit buses to accommodate the needs of riders. Each bus is equipped with one bike rack which can hold two bicycles. The bike racks increase transportation options by allowing a bicycle trip to…

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New Website Launched

Go Play Kansas helps find recreational opportunities

The Visioneering Recreation Alliance has launched a new website: . Check it out! Go to to find interactive maps and more information about how to locate bike paths, parks with playgrounds and even where to go play disc golf. In addition, you can…

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Welcome to W

Same mission. New name. Young Professionals of Wichita (YPW) is now W. Join us as we move forward into our next chapter of building tomorrow’s leaders today.