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 ...

YMCA Canoeing Social


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 ...

The North Side Y Invites You To Celebrate!

Celebrate at the YMCA

The "Garage" is a year old and we are celebrating October 8, 2014 at the Bob Temple North Side Family YMCA! The community is invited to an OPEN HOUSE at the North Side Y on Wednesday, October 8, 2014. Doors open at 5:30AM & Close at 10:00PM Try out The Garage for FREE! Prizes, classes, treats & fun wait - don't miss out! Check out the video and what The Garage offers: ...

Master Gardener Class

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

Cover Crops The next Master Gardeners Class will beheld on Monday, September 15, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at the Davis Y.  The planned topic is Cover Crops. Join the Knox County Master Gardeners to learn how to grow your own fertilizer by planting cover crops.  Learn why what happens underground is so valuable for your garden's fertility. Learn more about the YMCA Community Giving Gardens in ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Save $ on UT Football Tickets and Non-Credit Courses with your Y Membership

YMCA & UT Football Ticket Promotion Fall 2014

Your Knoxville Y Membership card will help you save $! University of Tennessee Knoxville = From Non Credit Courses to Tennessee Volunteer Football Games, your Knoxville Y membership will help you save!  For information and the Promotional Code for the Y discounted tickets at select 2014 UT Home Football Games, click here. In addition, Y members receive a 10% discount off Non-Credit courses ...

New Saturday Hours at Cansler & Downtown Ys Beginning September 6, 2014

Its Football Time Saturday Hours at the Y

At the Y, we are big supporters of our hometown team.  What better way to support the VOLS, then to take time to watch the games! Beginning September 6th, we will be closing our Cansler Family Y and the Downtown Y branches at 1:00 p.m. every Saturday. We will open each Saturday morning for your weekend workout needs, so be sure to stop in, then, get on to the game! Downtown Y Saturday ...

Thank you WATE TV 6 for the Day of Service at the Y Community Giving Garden

WATE TV 6 Day of Serviceat the Y

Thank you to Knoxville television station WATE TV 6 employees who helped recently with the expansion of our Community Giving Gardens through the Six on Your Side Day of Service Program.  Please enjoy a short video of time well spent at our garden at the Cansler Y. Watch Video:   ...