West Side Y Reopening

The West Side Y is open with an amended Group Exercise Class Schedule. All Group Exercise classes are on tonight, Monday August 18th. The gym is not open for basketball we are holding aerobics classes in the gym. Please call or check our mobile app, twitter or our facebook page for information regarding Tuesday's class schedules. Thank you for your patience as we work to reopen all ...

Potluck Lunch at the West Side Y


Our potluck lunches are back!  Join us this Friday August 15th at 12pm for a Chick-fil-A potluck. We'll provide nuggets for everyone, so bring a side dish or dessert to share!  We can't wait to share lunch with you! ...

Homeschool PE Returns to West Side Y


Homeschool PE Classes will resume in September! For kindergarten through middle school aged kids, instructors will teach sports and fitness, lead games, and develop agility and motor skills.  Kids participate in two-hour classes with one hour spent in the gym for PE class, and one hour in our pool for free swim. Monthly Sessions: September 2-30 (Registration begins August 15th) October 2-30 ...

Outdoor Pool Closed August 8th

Due to heavy rains, we will not open the Outdoor Pool at West Side today, August 8th.  Please check our website, Facebook page, or app for weather-related closings. ...

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:   ...

Back-to-School Schedule Changes at the West Side Y

It's back-to-school season, and that means big changes at the Y! NEW OUTDOOR POOL HOURS (Starting August 11th) *All evening outdoor water aerobics classes will move to indoor pool starting August 11th Mon/Wed:  Closed Tues/Thurs:  Kiddie Pool Open 11am-1pm Tues/Fri:  Open 4-7pm Sat:  Open 10am-6pm Sun:  Open 1pm-6pm September 1st (Labor Day):  Open 10am-4pm   NEW KOOL ...

Enter to Win a FREE Personal Training Session


Each time you meet with your trainer, enter your name into our monthly drawing. The more you train, the more chances you have to win a free session with your trainer! Our certified personal trainers will make sure you stay motivated, give you one-on-one guidance, and help you work toward your health and wellness goals. ...

Lavender Massage Studio now at the West Side Y!

The West Side Y is happy to announce the opening of Lavender Massage Studio, right here in our Y.  Visit the website to learn more about Stephanie Pender, L.M.T., to see the variety of massage services offered, and to schedule your appointment online. www.lavendermassagestudio.com ...

Our Y is Celebrating 160 Years in Knoxville!

Celebrating 160 Year Anniversary YMCA Knoxville

The YMCA was founded in London, England in 1844.  It's original mission, to provide a place where young people could grow and prosper in a Christian environment, has never changed. Less than a decade after the original Y was founded, America, faced with continued industrial expansion, increased population in already crowded cities, began to witness a noticeable decline in Christian morality ...

One is the Loneliest Number – Refer a Friend

Refer a Friend to the Y in Knoxville

Good Friends Share what they know.  And you know It's Better Together, and not so lonely when you exercise with a friend.  For a limited time, you can earn FREE months of membership to the YMCA of East Tennessee.  All you need to do is refer your friends, relatives, or co-workers to the Y.  When they join and remain members for 6 months, you get a month free. Since there is no limit to how many ...