Stay informed about the latest news and developments about the Y's efforts to strengthen community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.


Why we're endorsing Zoe for President

Published: Thursday, May 26, 2016

Who is Zoe...and what makes her our presidential pick? Learn more about the Zoe for President campaign and all the ways we're lobbying for her—and so many kids like her—to succeed. Read More

How I Did It: Penny's Story

Published: Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Y member and working mom Penny struggled to return to healthier habits after a tough pregnancy. Learn what helped her lose the weight—and regain the energy needed to thrive at work and at home. Read More

Healthy Helpings: Summer Snacking On-the-Go

Published: Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Satisfy your sweet and salty cravings with our healthy snack guide. Read More

A Patient Called Nashville: Middle Tennessee Leaders Partner to Prevent Diabetes

Published: Thursday, May 19, 2016

With one in three residents at risk for diabetes, community leaders rally around prevention efforts at the YMCA of Middle Tennessee's Diabetes Prevention Summit. Read More

Healthy Helpings: 'Beat the Drive-Thru' Farmers Market Challenge

Published: Wednesday, May 04, 2016

Not so fast, fast food. We take a shopping trip to discover whether a home cooked, healthy dinner can cost less than a fast food meal for four. Read More

4,000+ kids run, jump and play at the Y's Healthy Kids Day

Published: Tuesday, May 03, 2016

Play and physical activity are both critical to helping kids reach their full potential. Every year on Healthy Kids Day, we devote a whole afternoon to encouraging both! Read More

How I Did It: Brett's Story

Published: Tuesday, May 03, 2016

If you've ever shown up for a workout at the Y not knowing quite where to start, you're not alone. Brett's story proves a little guidance and encouragement from Y wellness staff can lead to lasting results. Read More

Join Y in Celebrating National Day of Prayer on May 5

Published: Friday, April 29, 2016

YMCA locations throughout Middle Tennessee will take part in National Day of Prayer observances this Thursday, May 5. Read More

Programmed for success: students explore robotics at STEM camp

Published: Friday, April 15, 2016

Students spend spring break engaged in STEM-related activities through a partnership with the YMCA and Google Fiber. Read More

The Y joins forces with the mayor and Let's Move! Outside

Published: Tuesday, April 12, 2016

As the non-profit partner for Let's Move! Outside, the Y will create programming and volunteer opportunities that help people form meaningful connections with outdoor public spaces. Read More