YMCA Hours of Operation May Change Due to Inclement Weather

Inclement Weather YMCA

  Update for All Knoxville Y  Locations WINTER WEATHER ALERT:  If Knox County Schools are closed on Thursday, March 5, 2015, we will be on a 2 hour delayed opening schedule.  We will reevaluate road and weather conditions again at 4:00 a.m. and post about any delays or closings of our facilities. Thank you for understanding that the safety and welfare of our members, volunteers, ...
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West Side Y Easter Egg Dive 2015

Easter Egg Dive Knoxville

Easter Egg Dive 2015 Our 2015 Easter Egg Dive at the West Side Y will be on Sunday, March 22nd from 3-5pm.  It's an Easter egg hunt like you've never seen before!  We'll fill our indoor pool with plastic eggs - some will float, some will sink - and your kids will get to swim and dive to collect them!  The Easter Bunny will be here visiting with your kids.  We'll even have an Easter-themed ...
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Knoxville YMCA Zumbathon 2015

Knoxville YMCA Zumbathon 2015

Knoxville YMCA Zumbathon® 2015 Event Details The Knoxville YMCA Zumbathon 2015 is a premier Zumbathon Charity event in Knoxville Tennessee to benefits the Y Annual Campaign!  The 6th annual Zumbathon is going to be held March 15, 2015 at our Downtown Y.  Our venue may have changed, but the non-stop Zumba fun will not.  Come and join the party!! New this year: Suspended Wooden Floor An ...
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Tie Dye Dash 4k Color Run West Side Y

4k Color Run

Tie Dye Dash 4k Color Run The West Side Y is hosting a Tie Dye Dash 4k Color Run for runners of all skill levels and ages!  The Tie Dye Dash 4k will start at the West Side Y lower parking lot and run through West Hills Park along the Jean Teague Greenway.  The Tie Dye Dash 4k will be held May 9, 2015 with registration opening at 7:30am and race starting at 8:30am.  Register at your local Y or ...
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Family Luau 2015 at the West Side Y

Family Luau

Family Luau 2015 - Food, Fun, and Family Time at the Y Come to our Family Luau at the West Side Y on Friday, February 27th at 7pm.  During the cold winter months, we want to bring back the spirit of summer, so we're hosting a luau on our indoor pool deck!  We'll grill hot dogs and have drinks, snow cones, and luau music.  Bring swimsuits for the whole family and enjoy family swim time together. ...
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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 ...
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Healthy Heart Challenge 2015 at the Y

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 ...
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Parent’s Night Out at the West Side Y

Parent's Night Out

Valentine's Day is just around the corner!  This year, don't spend $40 or $50 on a babysitter when your kids can have a TON of fun with us at The Y for half the cost!  PARENT'S NIGHT OUT will be held at the West Side Y on February 13th from 6-9pm.  Your kids can play in our gym, make a Valentine's craft, eat a healthy snack, and even swim in our pool.   1 child:   $10 2 children:  $15 3 ...
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Ultimate Fit for Kids is BACK!

kids programs Knoxville workout

Ultimate Fit for Kids at the West Side Y Ultimate Fit for Kids is BACK at the West Side Y!  This program is designed to keep your kids active and introduce them to habits that will keep them healthy and fit for life.  Ultimate Fit for Kids will be very similar to our "Ultimate Fit" class for adults, but tailored for ages 6-14.  A typical class might include box jumps, sled pulls, burpees, ...
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Tai Chi now offered at the West Side Y!

You asked and we delivered!  Tai Chi is now on our group exercise schedule on Mondays at 2pm and Wednesdays at 1pm.  This specific Tai Chi class is great for seniors battling arthritis and looking to stay active.  Tai Chi is easy to learn, effective, and safe, yet has depth for more advanced learners.  It increases flexibility, muscle strength, mental activity, and heart and lung capacity while ...
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