Without gyms, people would resort to outdated fitness techniques such as jogging and pushing Model Ts up slight inclines. Celebrate contemporary fitness with today's Groupon: for $20, you get a one-month individual (a $49 value) or household (a $73 value) membership, a waived joining fee (a $30 value), and one personal training session (a $45 value) at the the YMCA of East Tennessee, valid at five Knoxville locations (up to a $148 total value).
The YMCA of East Tennessee evokes energy from members of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities with five area locations brimming with swimming pools, fitness classes, and personal training programs. Activities and facilities vary by location, with all local clubs sporting swimming pools and group exercise classes, such as yoga, Pilates, and step aerobics. The West Side Family YMCA is equipped with both indoor and outdoor pools, and the Davis Family YMCA hosts fitness classes for older adults.
A household membership gives parents, children, roommates, and beloved goldfish unlimited access to all five facilities' pools and programs. Personal training programs vary by location and likewise can be attended at any Knoxville site.
YMCA of East Tennessee
YMCA of East Tennessee holds fast to its three-fold mission: to encourage healthy living, youth development, and social responsibility. Each of their five locations brims with cardio and weight equipment, as well as digital ActivTrax kiosks, which print out customized workout plans based on each guests' information. Instructors lead group fitness classes for adults and stacks of trench-coat-clad babies disguised as adults, offering sessions that range from kickboxing to water aerobics. In addition to specialized sessions for seniors, they also lead sports programs for kids, such as swimming, basketball, and karate, as well as host a youth-based leader's club.
The folks at YMCA of East Tennessee offer memberships to military families and host programs for kids who have dropped out of school or who have been suspended. Their scholarship program helps families send their kids to the YMCA's fun, safe, character-developing programs no matter their financial circumstances.