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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Martial Arts at the West Side Y

Kids Martial Arts

Martial Arts for Kids is coming to the West Side Y!  Grand Master Eun, with Tennessee Taekwondo and Judo College, will start classes in July at our West Side Y.   Classes:  Mondays & Thursdays at the West Side Y 5:30pm - Ages 4-12 6:30pm - Ages 13 and older Dates:  July and August (fall classes TBA) No class on July 4th First class on Thursday, July ...
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YMCA Giveback Night at Texas Roadhouse

Texas Roadhouse (by West Town Mall) is hosting a YMCA Give-back Night on June 21st, 2016 from 5-8pm!  10% of all proceeds will support the Y's Annual Campaign.  Please take your family to eat at Texas Roadhouse, and help us provide scholarships for Y programs, child care, and more to those in our Knoxville community who need us most. ...
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Heart of Summer Tri 2016

The Heart of Summer Tri will be held at the West Side Y on August 27th at 8:30am.  This triathlon is for adult athletes within our special needs community.  Each racer will have a volunteer accompany them throughout the race to motivate them and assist as needed. Heart of Summer Tri Course The course will consist of a 200 yd swim in the West Side Y outdoor pool, a 3 mile bike on a stationary ...
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2016 West Side Y Tri

2016 West Side Y Tri

  https://vimeo.com/133386096 The West Side Y Tri is next up in the Grand Prix series, with the West Side Family YMCA in Knoxville the spectator and family-friendly venue on July 9th.  This west Knoxville favorite is a great beginner race with a short 200 yard swim, two lap 7 mile ride through the famous West Hills neighborhood, and flat 4k run on the West Hills greenway.  Also, the ...
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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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