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A Message From WBIR’s John Becker

YMCA of East Tennessee Board Member John Becker has a message for you. Please watch this video.» Each year we help more than 28,000 youth, adults, and seniors improve their health, learn new skills, and have fun. As a not-for-profit charity, we rely on charitable donations to ensure that everyone can be a part of the YMCA. It is our hope ...

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YMCA Winter Holiday Hours of Operation 2014 into 2015

Don't Miss Your Time at the Y Hours of Operation during the holidays will change at the Y in Knoxville. During the hustle and bustle of the holidays, be sure to make time for yourself and your family at the Y. Family Time is very important to us. ...


Ask Us Why and Share Your YMCA Story

We all  have a story. We want to share our stories with you. When you see someone sporting a colorful button, don't be shy - please ask why! You might be surprised by what you hear. We want to hear YOUR Y Story! The best way for us to tell ...

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Give the Gift of Health

If you are looking for the perfect gift, skip the long lines this holiday season and give the gift of health, wellness, and family time together with a gift card from the Y.  Cards can be used for Y programs like swim lessons or can be used for ...

YMCA Staff Give Back to Knoxville Community


#GIVING TUESDAY is December 2, 2014 A chance to give back to the Knoxville Community. You know us for our swimming pools, gymnasiums and spaces for lifting weights.  But, did you know that when you give to the Y, you are lifting an entire ...

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Parents Night Out

Our next Parents Night Out at the West Side Y will be December 5th from 6-9pm.  Parenting is tough work, and you deserve a night off!  This is the perfect opportunity to finish up (or maybe start) your Christmas shopping, have a date night, or even ...

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Kinder Hoops Basketball at the West Side Y

Kinder Hoops basketball is an 8-week program for 4, 5, and 6 year-old girls and boys.  Y staff, along with volunteer parents and coaches, will introduce your child to basketball skills while allowing them to play real 4-on-4 basketball games.  Kinder ...