Healthy Heart Challenge 2015 at the Y

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Healthy Heart Challenge 2015 for February February is American Heart Month, and we're encouraging all our Y members to join our Healthy Heart Challenge!  Cardiovascular disease (including stroke, high blood pressure, and heart disease) is the leading killer in the U.S., both for men and women.  Regular exercise, a healthy diet, and maintaining a healthy weight are all easy ways to fight heart ...

Youth Taekwondo Classes

Youth Taekwondo at the North Side Y

Register Today for Youth TaeKwonDo! Are you looking for a way to boost your kids' confidence, while having fun in a safe environment?  Look no further than the Y in North Knoxville.  A certified TaeKwonDo Instructor will teach basic movements, stances, sparring, and form.  Classes will meet Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:20 pm until 6:20 pm and Saturdays 9:00 am until 10:00 am for a total of 24 ...

Happy Healthy New Year 2015 From the Y!

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We wish you a happy and healthy 2015, and would like to take this opportunity to let you know that it is our honor and privilege to serve the Knoxville Community! Our doors are open on New Year's Day from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Start the New Year off at the Y! ...

Looking for A Gym in Knoxville? The Y is That and MORE!

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NEW YEAR NEW YOU! $0 JOIN FEE Start 2015 with a membership at the YMCA of East Tennessee and save!  Join by February 28, 2015 and we will waive the $30 registration fee! When you belong to the Y, you get so much more than gyms, swimming pools and weight-rooms.  From Master Gardening Classes to Diabetes Prevention Programs, Wellness Coaches to Bridge Games, Advocacy to Zumba, and everything ...

A Message From WBIR’s John Becker

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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 that you will  prayerfully consider a Year End Gift ...

YMCA Winter Holiday Hours of Operation 2014 into 2015

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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.  To allow our staff and volunteers to spend time with family and friends, some of our hours of operation will be abbreviated during the ...

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 the Knoxville community about what we do is to tell them real stories about our members and how the Y has had a positive impact on their life, and why ...


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 community? A gift to the YMCA of East Tennessee helps to provide a safe, structured place for a child to go after school.  It allows a youngster to ...

Parents Night Out

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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 just catch up on your "me" time!  Meanwhile at our Parents Night Out, our staff will be hanging out with your kids at the Y!  We'll play games, have ...

Kinder Hoops Basketball at the West Side Y

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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 Hoops will meet Saturday mornings January 17 - March 7.   Each week of Kinder Hoops, your child's team will meet for a 30-minute practice to ...