3-on-3 Men’s Basketball Tournament 2015

Basketball Tournament

3-on-3 Men's Basketball Tournament at the West Side Y March Madness is coming!  On March 14-15, 2015, The West Side Y is hosting a 3-on-3 men's basketball tournament to benefit our Annual Campaign. Our campaign allows us to give Y scholarships to youth, families, and seniors who need us the most in our West Knoxville community.  Last year, the YMCA of East Tennessee gave over $1.4 million in Y ...

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 ...

Here For Her Heart

Heart Month Here for her Heart Event

Here for Her Heart The Downtown Y is hosting the biggest Girls' Night Out with "Here for Her Heart" on February 19th from 5-8pm.  This event is FREE and open to all women in our community!  "Here for Her Heart" is dedicated to women's heart health and happiness.  Heart disease claims the life of more women than anything else in America, but it's no match for the power of women! Join us at "Here ...

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

Give Join Volunteer YMCA

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 ...

Give the Gift of Health

Gift Card for YMCA

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 membership dues or guest passes to help someone you love get on the path to health and wellness.  Ask about gift cards at our front desk today. ...


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 ...