Open House for Spring – West Side Y

Spring Open House at the West Side Y We're hosting an Open House now that it's finally feeling like spring!  Join us April 2nd from 2:30-5:30pm for: Facility Tours Group Exercise Classes & Launch Party Zumba® at 1:30pm Yoga at 2:45pm MOSSA LAUNCH PARTY! New music and new moves in your favorite classes from 4-5:30pm Strength Train Together Defend Together Core ...

YMCA Healthy Kids Day 2017 at the Knoxville Opera Rossini Festival

YMCA Healthy Kids

YMCA Healthy Kids Day 2017 at the Knoxville Opera Rossini Festival YMCA Healthy Kids Day 2017 will be held on Saturday, April 22, 2017 on Market Square. This is the 5th year in a row that we have partnered with the Knoxville Opera and the Rossini Festival to bring you the YMCA Healthy Kids Day! YMCA Healthy Kids Day is a national event, held each year to kick start the summer. We want kids and ...

Going Solo – Meet & Mingle for 55+

Senior Singles Knoxville

Going Solo At the Y, we're all about giving our Y members and our community opportunities to connect.  We're launching a new program for singles 55 years and better to meet, mingle, and make new friends.  Each month, we'll offer a new outing or opportunity to connect. May Going Solo Event Our first Going Solo event will include a cookout and games at our Davis Y in Farragut.  Any singles 55+ in ...

Tie Dye Dash 4k Color Run West Side Y

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 13, 2017 at 8:30am.  Race packet pick-up and race day registration will start at 7:30am.  Register NOW at ...

West Side Y Easter Egg Dive 2017

Easter Egg Dive Knoxville

Easter Egg Dive 2017 Our 2017 Easter Egg Dive at the West Side Y will be on Sunday, April 2nd from 2:30-4:30pm.  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!  We'll even have an Easter-themed craft, pictures and visits with the Easter Bunny, and ...

11 Gym Membership Tips to Help You Get the Best Results

Gym membership tips

Are you feeling like you’re getting the most out of your gym membership? Perhaps, you’re considering joining, but aren’t sure you will get your money’s worth. At The Y, we understand that making a commitment to your health is important. That’s why we’re here to support you as you set and reach your fitness goals. Here are 11 tips to help you get the results you want from your gym ...

Healthy Aging Resource for Adults 50+

Age without Borders

Healthy Aging Resource for Adults 50+ Click on the link above to learn more about this week long virtual summit. Topics range from Health & Wellness, Technology, Innovations & 50+ Entrepreneurism  to Passion, Purpose, Spirituality and Ageism Activism.   ...

Notice to Parents When Illness Closes Knox County Schools

Notice to Parents When Illness Closes Knox County Schools: In an effort to continue to decrease and prevent further spread of illness among our school-age staff and kids, The Y's Child Care programs will honor Knox County Schools' closure. We will not offer Day Camp for participants in our After School Child Care at our branch locations. School sites are closed per Knox County policy. In our Y ...

Healthy Bowls at our Downtown Y

Try healthy bowls at the Y!  You've got your workout routine down to a science with help from the Y, but healthy eating is still a challenge.   We've partnered with The Steel Room & A Healthy Appetite to offer you a healthy lunch option three days a week, right here in our Downtown Y! The Steel Room will be serving healthy meals from 11:30am-1:30pm at our Downtown Y on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, ...

7 Questions to Ask for Your First Session With a Personal Trainer

Personal trainer

Many times, people will show up to their first session with a personal trainer without thinking about what questions they should ask. The Y is here to support you as you work towards your fitness and health goals. And, helping you prepare with any questions you want to ask is part of starting a personal training experience. When you are matched with a personal trainer at the​ ​Knoxville​ ​Y, ...