Parents Night Out

Kids at the West Side Y

Our next Parents Night Out at the West Side Y will be December 5th from 6-9pm.  Parenting is tough work, and you deserve a night off!  This is the perfect opportunity to finish up (or maybe start) your Christmas shopping, have a date night, or even just catch up on your "me" time!  Meanwhile at our Parents Night Out, our staff will be hanging out with your kids at the Y!  We'll play games, have ...

Kinder Hoops Basketball at the West Side Y

Youth Basketball Knoxville

Kinder Hoops basketball is an 8-week program for 4, 5, and 6 year-old girls and boys.  Y staff, along with volunteer parents and coaches, will introduce your child to basketball skills while allowing them to play real 4-on-4 basketball games.  Kinder Hoops will meet Saturday mornings January 17 - March 7.   Each week of Kinder Hoops, your child's team will meet for a 30-minute practice to ...

Make Some Memories! Enjoy Breakfast with Santa, Christmas Craft Shows, & Old Fashioned Sing-A-Longs at theY

Breakfast with Santa at the Y 2014

We're Celebrating the Holidays at the Y Hey Knoxville!  You won't want to sleep through this!  Or maybe...... Don't miss the perfect photo op, fellowship, and fun! December 2, 2014 at the Downtown Y Old Fashioned Christmas Bazaar 5:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Join us in song by the piano Ugly Sweater Contest Shop a Craft Show Refreshments Free to the community December 6, 2014 ...

Knoxville Race Event = Renegade Reindeer Games 2014

Reindeer Games 2014

Race with your family, co-workers or friends in this year's Renegade Reindeer Games at the West Side YMCA. Saturday, December 13, 2014 Ultimate Workout Challenge this Holiday Season! A 2 mile Obstacle Course from the West Side Y to Fifth Third Bank at Walker Springs Lane Registration Information: Adults (13 years and up)  Register On-Line». $25 Pre-Registration / $35 Day of Event Kids (12 ...

Holiday Craft Bazaar at the West Side Y

Local Vendor at Holiday Craft Bazaar

Holiday Craft Bazaar at the West Side Y Our Holiday Craft Bazaar is coming up soon at the West Side Y!  Christmas is just around the corner, and our Holiday Craft Bazaar gives Y members an opportunity to purchase crafts, goods, and services from local vendors and crafters.  Last year, our Holiday Craft Bazaar featured local woodworkers and jewelry makers, hand-painted artwork and picture frames, ...

Holiday Hours of Operation – Don’t Miss Your Time at the Y This Holiday Season (2014)

Thanksgiving Hours of Operation

Hours of Operation during the holidays will change at the Y in Knoxville.  With the hustle and bustle of the holidays looming, 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 holidays. Wednesday, November 26, ...

#GIVINGTUESDAY – Knoxville YMCA 2014

GivingTuesday December 2, 2014

#GivingTuesday is a national day of giving at the start of the annual holiday season.  This year, #GivingTuesday is on December 2nd.  The YMCA of East Tennessee is a proud partner of the 2014 event.  It's not too early to plan for this special day. Undoubtedly you've heard of Black Friday and Cyber Monday.  Watch a short video, mark your calendar for Tuesday, December 2, 2014 and make plans ...

Christmas Craft Show Vendors Wanted

Christmas OrnamentYMCA

The Lindsay Young Downtown Y is having a Christmas Craft Show  as part of the "Old Fashioned Christmas Bazaar" to be held on Tuesday, December 2, 2014. We are looking for craft sellers and vendors for the show. Are you connected to the Craft Fair Circuit in Knoxville?  We hope you will add the Y to the craft fairs you will be participating in this holiday season. Booth space is only $10 and ...

November is Diabetes Awareness Month

YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program  is Offered in Knoxville

Are you or someone you know at risk for developing type 2 diabetes?  The Y can help. Diabetes is a serious health condition that can lead to heart disease, stroke, kidney failure, high blood pressure, loss of limbs and blindness.  Prediabetes is a potentially reversible condition that often leads to type 2 diabetes, and 86 million people in the United States are estimated to have it.  For ...

Gather Together – Share the Y! Earn a Free Month of Membership

Gather Together Share theY

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 ...