Go Big Orange! Fruit Sale to Benefit our Annual Campaign

Knoxville YMCA Fruit Sale

  We are taking orders for fresh Florida citrus.  All proceeds benefit our Annual Campaign. Fruit will be delivered to the West Side Y the second week of December, less than 24 hours from being picked from the trees! The last day to place your fruit order is Monday, November 10, 2014. ...
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You’re Invited to Health and Wellness: Holiday Edition

The holiday season starts with Thanksgiving weekend and does not end until after New Year's Day.  Many of us are partying with family and friends and enjoying too much of the season with over eating and changes in our exercise schedule. Learn how to get ready for the holidays with your food selections and behaviors. Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - Noon to 1:00 p.m. at the Cansler Family YMCA in ...
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Halloween Fun at the Y

Halloween Fun at the Y

We love our members' Halloween Spirit. The Davis Y Water Aerobics Class - Thriller Style is a MUST see! Enjoy this video. Our Cansler Family Y Childwatch kids enjoy Halloween, too: Our Downtown Y invites you to dress in your best Halloween costume  - Awards given out all day! ...
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Master Gardening Class – Davis Y October 20, 2014

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Fall:  Time for the Garden's Physical Exam The next Master Gardening Class will be held at the Davis Y on Monday October 20, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. Learn how to properly test your soil so fertilizers can be applied efficiently.  Get advice on how to substitute organic sources for the chemical fertilizers that are the standard recommendation.  If you have a recent soil test report, ...
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October Fitness Challenge – MILE MADNESS!

October Fitness Challenge

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 Personal Training Session TRACKING KEY: Group ...
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YMCA Canoeing Social

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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 abundant with beautiful trees and wildlife.   WHEN:  September 25th, 6pm COST:  $5/person REGISTRATION:  Please register by September ...
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Master Gardener Class

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

Cover Crops The next Master Gardeners Class will be held on Monday, October 20th, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at the Davis Y.  The planned topic is "Fall: Time for the Garden's Physical Exam"  Learn how to properly test your soil so fertilizers can be applied efficiently.  Get advice on how to substitute organic sources for the chemical fertilizers that are the standard recommendation.  If you have a ...
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Help Our Community Win Funding for a Special Project

Community Service Project Imagine the Good Your Could Do

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 goal. The inspiration for this project came from the Eat Play Live video filmed in our neighborhoods through a partnership between the YMCA and ...
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Vote for the Y Newspaper Box

YMCA Paper Box Contest 2014

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 theme. Here is an easy way to show your support for the Y. Take a minute to read the artist's bio.  We think you will be fascinated with Jasmin's story ...
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The Knoxville Y is Hiring!

Employment Opportunities at the YMCA

Imagine going to work knowing that what you do each day positively affects the lives of kids in your community.  If you love spending time with young people, we want you!  You will enjoy a rewarding opportunity to make a lasting difference in the lives of those around you. Current Openings: After School Child Care Site Coordinator Location – Knox County FLSA Position Type – Part-Time, 28-35 ...
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