Healthy Living

Healthy living is a choice and at The Y, we want everyone in our community to have a lifetime of good health.

Events & Seminars

  • Diabetes – Five-Part Management Series

Family Time

Families are at the heart of the Y. We are a place to relax, learn and grow. Our desire is to provide opportunities for every family to become stronger, have more balanced lives and become more involved in their community. These are crucial for healthy living.

  • Family Challenge
  • Family Fitness
  • Family Nights
  • Family Wellness Programs
  • Parent/Child Dance

Healthy Living & Well-Being

Healthy living is the result of caring for body, mind and spirit. Beyond exercise, the YMCA also provides educational opportunities for families that promote healthier lifestyles, as well as programs for intellectual and spiritual strength.

Group Classes

  • Silver Sneakers®
  • Makin’ Waves
  • Aerobics
  • Dance
  • Circuit Training
  • Indoor Cycling
  • Martial Arts
  • Strength Training
  • Women Only Fitness
  • Yoga
  • Spinning
  • Pilates
  • Water Aerobics
  • 15 Minute Abs
  • Boot Camp
  • Cardio Workputs
  • Interval Workouts
  • Stretch
  • Tai Chi
  • Toning
  • ZUMBA®
  • Step
  • Total Body
  • Butts N Guts
  • Kickboxing
  • Core Body Balance
  • Pickup Basketball
  • Sertoma

Healthy Lifestyles

  • CPR/First Aid
  • Diabetes Prevention & Self -management
  • Health Screenings/Lifestyle Appraisal
  • Healthy Family home
  • Injury Rehabilitation
  • Lifeguard Training
  • Obesity Programs
  • Pre/post-natal Exercise Classes

Personal Fitness

Water Activities

Sports & Recreation

Sports and exploring new interests are for everyone and part of healthy living. Team activities help you connect with others and build lasting relationships. The YMCA offers a wide range of activities so everyone can balance busy lives with a little fun.

Youth Sports

Adult Team Sports

  • Adult Basketball Leagues
  • Adult Competitive Swimming (over 18)
  • Adult Tennis
  • Adult Volleyball Leagues


  • Hiking
  • Walking Groups
  • Wall Climbing

Group Interests

The YMCA is a place for people who love to learn and pursue new interests. Through activities such as cooking classes and social groups, you’ll have opportunities to learn with others in your community.

Life-long Learning

  • Healthy Cooking
  • Social Groups

Spiritual Development

  • Community Prayer Breakfast
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Healthy Living
Healthy living is something we should all strive for. Learn how you can enjoy a healthier life at your Knoxville Y through classes, tips & play.