Red to Green (That’s Swim Band Speak!)

S for Swim Lessons & Safe Water

Kuddos to 107 Knoxville youth!  They have learned basic water safety and how to swim.  These kids now proudly sport green safety bands.  This means they can now enjoy all areas of the pool, including the double flume slide at the West Side Y.  This opportunity for these kids was made possible thanks to a grant from Y USA. As the largest operator of swimming pools in the U.S., the Y ...

We are a Healthier Tennessee Workplace!

Healthier Tennessee Certificate for the Knoxville Y

The Y in Knoxville is A Healthier Tennessee Workplace The YMCA of East Tennessee was recognized recently as a Healthier Tennessee Workplace. Watch a short video to learn ways you can live a healthier lifestyle: Join us and together we will become a healthier state! Visit to learn more. ...

Open House at the West Side Y

We're hosting an Open House this Thursday night, July 17th, from 4-8pm.  Join us for: Bounce House Facility Tours Group Exercise Classes Free Swim at the Outdoor Pool (closes at 7pm) Snacks Music NO JOIN FEE! That's right!  We'll waive the $30 join fee for anyone who joins during our Open House.  It's free and open to the community, so invite a friend, and spend the evening ...

2014 YMCA & Epilepsy Foundation Golf Tournament

Knoxville YMCA & Epilepsy Foundation Golf Tournament 2014

We hope you can join us for our 10th Annual Event! Friday, August 22, 2014 Three Ridges Golf Course $75 per player / $300 per foursome Free Range Balls (available at noon) $20 Package includes: 2 Mulligans, 1 Red Tee, a 1 Throw Tee Time 1:00 p.m. Lunch Served at 11:30 a.m. Scramble or Best Ball Format Your participation and support can make a difference in the lives of many people ...

West Side Y Delayed Opening

Just a reminder that tomorrow, July 12th, the West Side Y and Outdoor Pool will not open until 11am due to our annual triathlon.  Download our app in iTunes or the Google Play store for notifications straight to your phone!  Search for YMCA Knoxville and download today! ...

Challenger Sports British Soccer Camps 2014

Why is Challenger Sports British Soccer Camp the #1 camp in the country?  Their staff is selected and trained in the UK exclusively to work in your child's camp.  They have a genuine interest in helping with each player's development and providing memorable and positive experiences. Hosted by the West Side Y Dates:  July 21-25 Location:  First Church of the Nazarene, West ...

Nachos at the Outdoor Pool

United Life Church loves our Y members!  They'll be serving nachos at the outdoor pool at West Side from 11-1 tomorrow, July 10th and Tuesday, July 15th.  Make it a family day at the outdoor pool at the Y! ...

Participants Needed for UT Research Study – You Could win a Personal Training Session or Swim Lessons!

Volunteers Needed at the Knoxville YMCA

We are recruiting YMCA members to be involved in a research study.  This research study would require minimal time and effort on your part, (no more than 20 minutes of your time) but could be highly beneficial for the YMCA of East Tennessee and the University of Tennessee.  This study is being lead by Dr. Kelley Strohacker, an Assistant Professor of Exercise Physiology at the University of ...

July 4th Hours of Operation

July Fourth at the Y

In honor of Independence Day, all Y branch locations will be closed on Friday, July 4th. The outdoor pool at our West Side Y will be open on Friday, July Fourth from 10:00 AM until 4:00PM.  For details on the outdoor pool, click here. Have a Safe and Happy Fourth of July! ...

Supporting Our Neighbors: Gathering Fresh Produce

Share Your Harvest at the Y

SHARE YOUR HARVEST Bring your extra produce to any Knoxville Y Branch! If you have a home garden and have more fresh produce than you know what to do with, bring it to the Y! We will deliver all donations to the Manna House food pantry at Cokesbury. The Manna House serves over 850 families a month and is open to anyone in our community who is facing a food emergency. At the Y, we're for social ...