Hours of Operation – Closed Easter Sunday

All Knoxville Y Locations will be closed on Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014 to allow our staff to be with their families. We would like to wish you a very Happy and Blessed Easter. ...
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We’re More Than A Gym. We’re A Cause. Watch and See.

We’re More Than A Gym. We’re A Cause. Watch and See.

The Y is committed to strengthening communities and so much more. In 10,000 communities nationwide, we work to nurture youth, improve health and bring positive change to neighborhoods. Explore our programs and see how you can support our cause today. ...
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Your Vote Could Help Our Annual Campaign Funds Grow

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First Tennessee Foundation is in the midst of  150 days of giving back to the community.  Your vote could help the Y win $5,000! Click here to vote now.  You can vote once a day on each device you own.  No registration, email or password required to vote - no personal information requested - just click on the VOTE line under the YMCA of East Tennessee selection and your vote will be ...
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YMCA Healthy Kids Day is April 12, 2014

2014 YMCA Healthy Kids Day

Healthy Kids Day is Saturday, April 12, 2014 In conjunction with the Knoxville Opera's Rosini Festival, the YMCA is proud to bring you the Fun Zone! Stop by the Fun Zone near the stage at Market Square and enjoy inflatables and games. Wrist Bands will be sold for $5, and gets you access to all you can play, games and more! Spider Jump Moonwalk & Slide Obstacle ...
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Zumbathon® 2014

Zumbathon 2014 for the Knoxville Y Annual Campaign

Event Details This premier event benefits our Annual Campaign! When: Sunday, April 27, 2014 from 2-4 p.m. Where: Knoxville Downtown Hilton, 501 W Church Ave, Knoxville, TN Cost: $25.00 per person Pre-Registration / $30.00 per person Event Day Registration (Childcare will be available. See details below.) Parking: Free (at Locust Street garage). The doors will open at 1:15 for ...
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John B’s Y Story

More than a Gym Community Giving Garden at the Knoxville YMCA

The Davis Family YMCA Community Giving Garden is a "Magical" place.  It's taken me awhile to fully appreciate its importance, but I've finally gotten it! Last year at this time we joined the Y.  There was really never a question of which health club to join.  As a kid, the Williams Family Y in Cincinnati, Ohio was a special place with time spent shooting BB guns, swimming and playing ...
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Ridge Runner 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run

Ridge Runner 5K Race For the Knoxville YMCA

The YMCA of East Tennessee and Union County Youth Wellness Programs proudly present Ridge Runner 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run Date, Time & Place: Saturday, April 5, 2014 at 9:00 a.m.  Starts/finishes at Big Ridge State Park on state highway 61 between Norris and Maynardville. Course Description: The 3.1 mile course is a beautiful trail run & the 1 mile fun run is a simple asphalt ...
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Annual Easter Egg Dive

Easter Egg Dive

It's time for our Annual Easter Egg Dive! Join in the Fun at the West Side & Davis Ys Sunday April 13, 2014 The Davis Y invites all "egg"-cited divers age 8 and under to jump, dive, float and splash for eggs on Sunday, April 13th at 1:30 p.m.  This free family fun event is open to all, but please register at the Davis Y kiosk or by calling 865.777.9622.  Join the Easter Bunny for ...
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We Need Your Vote!

150 Days of Giving Vote for the Y of East TN

The First Tennessee Foundation is giving back to the Knoxville community.  The Y of East Tennessee needs your vote - early and often throughout the next 150 days.  No obligation, no email address exchanged, no registration or password required.  One click and your vote will count.  Click here to vote now.  You can vote once a day on each device you own.  Thank you for supporting your Y! ...
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Spring Hikes are Back!

Participants will meet at the Davis Y at 8:30 am for all hikes.  April 3rd-Panther Creek State Park-Lost Road Trail and Point Lookout   (4.2 miles) April 10th-East Lakeshore- The Lotterdale Branch Section from the end of the Sinking Creek Section to the East Coast Tellico Parkway  (6 miles)  April 17th-Elkmont in the Smokies-Little River to Cucumber Gap to Jakes Creek  then up to ...
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