Choose Your Trainer & Give the Gift of Health

Personal Trainers

Choose Your Trainer It's time to choose gifts for those you love!  Choose your trainer at the Y and give the gift of health, wellness, motivation, and confidence! Many of your friends and family members will likely set new goals at the new year, goals to focus on their health, to make healthy lifestyle changes that will give positive benefits for years to come.  While new year's resolutions ...

THANK YOU! Giving Tuesday Response

Thank You from the YMCA

THANK YOU! Thank you for your response to our Giving Tuesday request! We will be delivering the donated water, Gatorade and snacks to the distribution center in Knoxville later today. We are reminded how blessed we are to serve such a giving community in and around Knoxville. Our hearts are full! We continue to get phone calls, emails, and posts on social media asking what else can be ...

Giving Tuesday is Here! Help Gatlinburg Firefighters.

Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday 2016 is here! Giving Tuesday is finally here. A day designated as a global day for giving. Our Y members are in full participation mode! With the devastating fires surrounding our community your Y is taking steps to help the firefighters. Blue barrels are set up at each Knoxville Y location where you can bring bottled water, Gatorade, high calorie snacks or power bars. These ...

YMCA Breakfast with Santa 2016

YMCA Breakfast with Santa

YMCA Breakfast with Santa 2016 YMCA Breakfast with Santa will be held at 4 of our Knoxville Y locations during the holiday season. Load up the family and join us for fellowship, food and fun! 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 3, 2016 at the Davis Y ...

Resistance Training For Better Strength And Health

Resistance training

Resistance training is a form of physical activity that is designed to improve muscular fitness by exercising a muscle or a muscle group against external resistance.1 In other words, you expose your muscles to doing work they are not used to, so they can grow and become stronger. Resistance training is also referred to as strength training or weight training. At the Y, we support our ...

YMCA Basketball Tournament

YMCA Basketball Tournament

YMCA Basketball Tournament at the Downtown YMCA YMCA Basketball Tournament to be held at the Lindsay Young Downtown YMCA in Knoxville this winter. Mark these dates in your calendar January 7th - 8th 2017 and register for the 3 on 3 YMCA basketball tournament today! HOOPS IN THE CITY Gather a team and enter our 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament at the YMCA. Your registration fee will benefit our ...

2016 Breakfast with Santa PLUS Parent’s Night Out at the West Side Y

Breakfast with Santa Knoxville

This year, we're combining two great events into one on Friday, December 9th at 6pm! Breakfast with Santa, 6-7pm, FREE for the Community That's right, it's breakfast for dinner!  This event is FREE and open to the community, so invite a neighbor and join us for breakfast with Santa!  We'll have pancakes, sausage, milk, and juice, followed by family photos with Santa and his ...

How Cardio Fitness Benefits Your Overall Health

Cardio fitness

Cardio fitness (or cardiovascular fitness) is one way you can increase your overall level of health. It is the measurement of how well your heart, blood cells and lungs are able to supply oxygen to the rest of your body. This oxygen is used by the body for energy to move. At the Y, we believe that being healthy is important for a happy, well-rounded life. That's why we support all people ...

YMCA Hours of Operation for the 2016 Holiday Season

YMCA Hours 2016 Holiday Season

Don't Miss Your Time at the Y YMCA Hours of Operation for the 2016 Holiday Season will change at the Y in Knoxville. During the hustle and bustle of the holidays, be sure to make time for yourself and your family at the Y. There are 1440 minutes in a day - schedule 30 of them for physical activity!! Find your Y» Family Time is very important to us.  To allow our staff and volunteers to spend ...

Downtown Y will Close at Noon Saturday, November 19, 2016

Go Vols

Go Vols! At the Downtown Y, we are big supporters of our hometown team.  What better way to support the VOLS, than to take time to watch the games! Hours of operation at the Downtown Y may have to change based on game time. Saturday November 19, 2016 = Missouri Game scheduled for 3:30 pm kick-off DUE TO PARKING REGULATIONS, The Downtown Y will close at NOON on Saturday, November 19, 2016 We ...