Labor Day 2014 Hours of Operation

In honor of Labor Day, all Knoxville Y branch locations will be closed on Monday, September 1, 2014. The outdoor pool at our West Side Y will be open on Monday, September 1st from 10:00 AM until 4:00 PM.  For details on the outdoor pool, click here. Have a Safe and Happy Labor Day! ...

Princess Charm School: Lessons in Etiquette

YMCA Princess Charm School 3R

 This summer, girls ages 5-9 at the West Side Y practiced being princesses as they learned lessons in etiquette.  Heather Dickerson, one of our teen Y members and an Ambassador Girl Scout from Troop 20017, put on the free program as part of her Girl Scout Gold Award project.  The girls practiced making introductions, carrying on a conversation, keeping correct posture, writing invitations and ...

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 ...

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. ...