Annual Easter Egg Dive

Join us on Friday, April 11th for our Easter Egg Dive.  The event will be from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the North Side Family Y and is for kids up to 14 years old.  At 5:00 get pictures made with the Easter Bunny.  Then at 5:30, watch the kids retrieve Easter eggs from the pool.  The kids will be divided into age groups and allowed 20 minutes per group to retrieve the eggs.  Small children will ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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! ...

Men’s March Madness Night at the Y

March Madness 2014

The Lindsay Young Downtown Y invites all men in the community to a Guys Night Out. March Madness Style! Thursday, March 27th from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Men, what is better than getting together with your buddies, playing or watching a little basketball, eating some wings and just having solid man time? That’s why the DOWNTOWN Y is hosting Men’s March Madness!We are shutting down ...

Nutrition Tip: Plan

Plan. Plan your healthy "Go-TO" snack when you want to mindlessly munch: Why it's a no-brainer: Even those of us with the greatest willpower fall prey to cravings every now and then.  If you’re not prepared with a healthy “go-to” option it will be easy to succumb to your craving-and you’ll likely end up feeling a little sick and guilty.  Having foods on hand that you can munch on ...

Go Red For Women

Go Red for Women at YMCA Knoxville2

Our Downtown Y is hosting an evening dedicated to women's heart health on Thursday, February 27, 2014 from 7:00 pm until 9:00 pm.  All women in the community are invited to attend this FREE Women's Only event. Bring a friend and enjoy a night out at the Y. Click here for all the details and a list of participants. Entertainment Specialty Vendors Guest Speakers Door Prizes Women's ...

Healthy Hearts Club 2014

February is Heart Month. What better time to take our Healthy Heart Club challenge. Get your punch card in February. $5 registration for a punch card. Complete 8 of 15 healthy heart incentives and a cool, Healthy Heart Club Long Sleeve T-shirt awaits your healthy heart! Don't forget - February 27th - all women in the community are invited to attend an evening dedicated to womens' health & ...

Nutrition Tip From the Y

Nutrition Tips from the YMCA

Don't Get Too Hungry Stay full throughout the day to avoid cravings and overeating. What to do: Eat regular, healthy meals every 3-5 hours, without waiting too long in between or skipping one when you are pressed for time. Why to do it: Letting yourself get too hungry can have quite an effect on your blood sugar, your energy level and your judgment.  Eating regular, healthy portions can keep ...