Labor Day 2016 Hours of Operation

Labor Day 2016 Hours of Operation In honor of Labor Day 2015 all Y branch locations in Knoxville will be open from 8:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.  Group classes and childwatch will not be offered. The outdoor pool at the West Side Y will be open from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. on Labor Day. Enjoy the holiday! ...
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New YMCA Exercise Classes

Exercise Class

Try New Exercise Classes at the Y! Try new exercise classes at the Downtown Y on Saturday, August 27, 2016 from 10:00 am until 12:00 pm. These new exercise classes will be in the form of a Super Sampler. We're launching NEW music and NEW moves in Group Power, Group Fight and Group Core. After sweating it out to the new releases, YOU could win a door prize! AND there will be food after ...
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Kroger Rewards Program

Did you know your Kroger Plus Card could help the Y make a difference in our community?  When you register your Kroger Plus Card and choose the YMCA of East Tennessee as your charity of choice, Kroger gives back to our Y, and we are able to give back to our community.  Enroll, or re-enroll now! ...
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Knoxville Racquetball Challenge

Knoxville Racquetball

Knoxville Racquetball Challenge at the Y Calling all Knoxville racquetball enthusiasts to a challenge! Beginning August 9, 2016 the Lindsay Young Downtown Y in Knoxville is offering a 5 week racquetball challenge. This event is designed to allow players to compete against other players of their skill level once a week. The Knoxville Racquetball Challenge will play for 4 consecutive weeks, with ...
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Back-to-School Schedule Changes at the West Side Y

It's back-to-school season, and that means big changes at the West Side Y! NEW OUTDOOR POOL HOURS (Starting August 8th) *All evening outdoor water aerobics classes will move to the indoor pool starting August 8th Mon/Wed:  Closed Tues/Thurs:  Kiddie Pool Open 11am-1pm Tues/Fri:  Open 4-7pm Sat:  Open 10am-6pm Sun:  Open 1pm-6pm September 5th (Labor Day):  Open ...
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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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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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