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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The Y’s Second Annual Tennis Tournament

  The Y's Second Annual Tennis Tournament The Y's Second Annual Tennis Tournament will be held later this Fall please keep checking back for the date announcement. In partnership with Holston Hills Country Club, we will be hosting the Y's Second Annual Tennis Tournament. Y Tennis at Holston Hills We will be having free tennis clinics again this summer!  Work on your tennis skills with ...
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Easter 2016 Hours

Easter at the Y

All YMCA of East Tennessee locations will be closed on Sunday, March 27, 2016 in observance of the Easter holiday.  We will offer a regular schedule on both Friday the 25th and Saturday the 26th. We would like to wish you a very Happy and Blessed Easter. ...
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Knoxville Race Event: 2016 Ridge Runner 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run

Knoxville Race Event: 2016 Ridge Runner 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run

 Knoxville Race Event: 2016 Ridge Runner 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run The YMCA of East Tennessee and Union County Youth Wellness Programs proudly present a Knoxville Race Event: 2016 Ridge Runner 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run Race Date, Time & Place: Saturday, April 30, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. & 10:00 a.m. Starts/finishes at Big Ridge State Park on state highway 61 between Norris and ...
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YMCA Healthy Kids Day 2016

YMCA Healthy Kids Day 2016

YMCA Healthy Kids Day 2016 YMCA Healthy Kids Day 2016 will be held on Saturday, April 23, 2016 on Market Square. This is the 4th year in a row that we have partnered with the Knoxville Opera and the Rossini Festival to bring you the YMCA Healthy Kids Day! Make a plan and join us on Market Square in downtown Knoxville for our nationally recognized YMCA Healthy Kids Day. Find games and fun ...
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Adult Easter Egg Hunt at the Downtown Y

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Adult Easter Egg Hunt Let’s have some fun this Easter at the Downtown Y; we will be hiding eggs everyday the week of March 21st. These eggs will contain special notes and numbers. The number signifies the prize you have won and may collect at the front desk. Now you get to have fun having an Easter Egg Hunt! Messages in the Eggs You’re encouraged to share the message in your egg; on our ...
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Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring Program

Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring Program Take action to improve your heart health with the Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring Program at our YMCA of East Tennessee locations in Knoxville.  1 in 3 American Adults have high blood pressure.  Only about half of people with high blood pressure have their condition under control.  Research shows that the simple process of checking and recording your ...
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Recycle & Crochet at the Knoxville Y

Recycle & Crochet at the Knoxville Y

Recycle & Crochet at the Knoxville Y Recycle & Crochet at the Knoxville Y  is an exciting project that anyone can be involved in. Recycling at the Knoxville Y is taking on a whole new meaning! And, the health benefits are numerous with this recycling project. Americans use more than 100 billion plastic bags each year. Plastic bags are used for an average of 12 minutes, but a single ...
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After Breast Cancer at the Knoxville YMCA

After Breast Cancer at the Knoxville YMCA

After Breast Cancer at the Knoxville YMCA After Breast Cancer at the Knoxville YMCA = the ABC class is now being offered. Pink Ribbon Program offered in Knoxville The only post-operative therapeutic exercise program created specifically for breast cancer patients is available at the Davis Y.  This post-rehabilitation class is open to all breast cancer survivors whether your surgery was ...
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