Share Your Harvest

Share Your Harvest

SHARE YOUR HARVEST Share your harvest by bringing 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 area food pantries. At the Y, we're for social responsibility, giving back and providing support to our neighbors. Take this opportunity to give back to your ...
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Mobile App Update

We've upgraded our mobile app!  Please visit the iTunes app store or Google Play to download or update your YMCA app! Our app is full of information, including: class, pool, and gym schedules facility hours special closings and announcements ...
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July Fourth Holiday at the Y in Knoxville

July Fourth Holiday at the Y in Knoxville

July Fourth Holiday at the Y in Knoxville July Fourth holiday weekend at the Y in Knoxville will bring abbreviated hours of operation. July Fourth Holiday at the Y in Knoxville:  Please note the following changes to branch opening and closing times: Branch Location Saturday July 2, 2016 Sunday July 3, 2016 Monday July 4, 2016 Downtown Y 8am - ...
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WATE’s Tearsa Smith Proves It’s Never Too Late to Learn to Swim

Swim Lessons

Swim Lessons at the Y for WATE 6 On Your Side News Anchor Tearsa Smith Swim lessons should be on every parent's to do list for the kids in their lives. Local WATE TV personality Tearsa Smith decided to take swim lessons along with her kids at the Y. Like many adults, Tearsa did not learn to swim as a child. Chances are very likely that if a parent doesn't know how to swim, their children will ...
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Golf Tournaments Benefit YMCA

Golf Tournaments

Golf Tournaments Benefit YMCA Golf Tournaments will benefit the Y this year. Two charity golf tournaments are held annually to help support the Y Annual Campaign. Proceeds from these golf tournaments give kids confidence and provide safe places for them to have the best summer ever. Adults struggling with chronic disease have learning opportunities to aid in improving quality of life and ...
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Father’s Day Began at A YMCA in 1910

Father's Day Began at a YMCA in 1910

Father's Day Began at A YMCA in 1910 Did you know that Father's Day began at A YMCA in 1910? When Father’s Day began at a YMCA in 1910, it was created for more than just an excuse to buy a tie. The Y Recognized the important role fathers played in their children’s lives. Over 100 years ago, the Y recognized the importance of the role fathers played in their children's lives. The same goes for ...
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2016 Olympic Fitness Challenge

Stay motivated and active all summer long with our Olympic Fitness Challenge! Earn points by logging all your activities (anything active from walking and running to group exercise classes, water skiing, hiking, gardening, and more) Earn 100 points in 1 month, and you'll be entered to win a prize (gift cards, goodies, and more) Earn 300 points from June 1-August 31 and you'll be entered ...
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2016 Memorial Day Hours

Please make note of our revised Memorial Day hours. All YMCA of East Tennessee facilities will be open from 8am-2pm. The West Side Y Outdoor Pool will be open from 10am-4pm. ...
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TaeKwonDo Classes Offered at the Y

Youth Taekwondo at the North Side Y

Register Today for TaeKwonDo! Are you looking for a way to boost your kids' confidence, while having fun in a safe environment?  Look no further than the Y in North Knoxville.  A certified TaeKwonDo Instructor will teach basic movements, stances, sparring, and form.  Classes will meet Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:20 pm until 6:20 pm and Saturdays 9:00 am until 10:00 am. The next session begins ...
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Knoxville Race Events for the YMCA

Knoxville Race Events for the YMCA

Knoxville Race Events for the YMCA Knoxville race events for the YMCA are popular among the East Tennessee race community.  Several race events are held annually to benefit the YMCA Annual Campaign.  When you participate, you are supporting your neighbors in Knoxville and the surrounding community. Whether you are in it to win, to spend time outdoors exercising, or to be part of something big ...
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