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October Fitness Challenge

October Fitness Challenge – MILE MADNESS!

Starting October 1st, challenge yourself!  Track your miles.  Get cool stuff! Count every class, every lifting session, every run, bike, or swim.  Log your miles through October and see if YOU can earn first prize! COST:  FREE for Members! PRIZES: 1st Prize - Fitbit Fitness Tracker 2nd Prize - Gift Certificate 3rd Prize - Free ...


YMCA Canoeing Social

Bring your friends or make new ones!  The Y is hosting a canoe trip at Meads Quarry at Ijams Nature Center.  Explore the beauty of this peaceful, historic sanctuary on a relaxing canoe paddle around the quarry.  The historic marble mining site is ...

Celebrate at the YMCA

The North Side Y Invites You To Celebrate!

The "Garage" is a year old and we are celebrating October 8, 2014 at the Bob Temple North Side Family YMCA! The community is invited to an OPEN HOUSE at the North Side Y on Wednesday, October 8, 2014. Doors open at 5:30AM & Close at ...

Parents’ Night Out at the West Side Y

Need a special night for yourselves?  Let the Y take care of your kids and enjoy date night, a shopping spree, or just an evening free of diapers and Dora the Explorer! Date & Time:  September 26th, 6-9pm Ages:  Infants through kids 13 ...

Time well spent in the Community Giving Garden at the Davis Y

Master Gardener Class

Cover Crops The next Master Gardeners Class will beheld on Monday, September 15, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at the Davis Y.  The planned topic is Cover Crops. Join the Knox County Master Gardeners to learn how to grow your own fertilizer by planting cover ...

Community Service Project Imagine the Good Your Could Do

Help Our Community Win Funding for a Special Project

A National Contest is underway to provide funding for local community service projects. The Project is called Taking it to the Streets.  Providing physical activity kits to children that do not have easy access to playgrounds in Knoxville is the ...

YMCA Paper Box Contest 2014

Vote for the Y Newspaper Box

The Metro Pulse asked local artists to redesign some of their aging paper boxes, and now you can vote for your favorite. Knoxville YMCA staff member Jasmin Cage displayed her artistic talents on a paper box with a Y Community Giving Garden ...