Your YMCA of East Tennessee membership includes full access to five facilities in the Knoxville area.

Becoming a member is as easy as completing the membership application and bringing it into your local YMCA. Or, you can stop by any YMCA location to take a tour, learn about programs and become a member.

YMCA of East Tennessee Membership Application (PDF)

Membership Information Brochure (PDF)

Membership Application Process

Your first month’s membership fee, a completed bank draft card, and a voided check are required at the time of sign-up when choosing bank draft. A one time joining fee is also required upon signing up for membership.

YMCA Membership Categories and Monthly Fees

Monthly Rate
Join Fee
Single Parent Household**
Senior Adult (65+)
Senior Household


*Household Membership is defined as any adults and their dependents 20 or younger residing at the same address.  The Y reserves the right to verify addresses for every person listed on the membership.

**Single Parent Household is defined as one adult and their dependents 20 or younger residing at the same address.  The Y reserves the right to verify addresses for every person listed on the membership.

For information on Wellness in the Workplace – Our Corporate Membership Option, please contact Aaron Morgan.

The Armed Services YMCA and Department of Defense Outreach Initiative offers Y memberships to eligible military families and personnel.  Click Military Outreach Initiative to see if you are eligible.

Payment Options

The YMCA offers several payment options for membership – annual, semi-annual, and monthly bank draft. Annual and semi-annual payments can be paid by cash, check, or credit card. The YMCA offers monthly bank draft through a checking or savings account.

  • Semi Annual
  • Annual
  • Monthly Bank Draft – checking account or savings account

Scholarships Available

The YMCA is committed to serving the entire community. Through our Scholarship-Open Doors program, qualified individuals and families are granted financial assistance to enable participation and membership. It is the intent of the YMCA that no one be denied membership or participation due to lack of financial resources. Click here to download a Scholarship Request (pdf).  Then, print the application and bring or mail it to your local YMCA branch.

For more information

Please contact the YMCA nearest you or e-mail your closest Knoxville branch.

Lindsay Young Downtown YMCA
605 West Clinch Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37902
(865) 522-9622
Email: Aaron Morgan

Cansler Family YMCA
616 Jessamine St.
Knoxville, TN 37917
(865) 637-9622
Email: Donna Richter

Davis Family YMCA
12133 S. Northshore Dr
Knoxville, TN 37922
(865) 777-9622
Email: Steve Barnas

Bob Temple North Side YMCA
7609 Maynardville Hwy
Knoxville, TN  37938
(865) 922-9622
Email: Jared Daugherty

West Side Family YMCA
400 North Winston Road
Knoxville, TN 37909
(865) 690-9622
Email: Rebekah Grace

You may also contact the main office via email at