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


6 Machines You Shouldn't Be Afraid Of

Published: Thursday, October 27, 2016

Learning how to use new exercise equipment helps keep your fitness journey interesting and sustainable. Watch these demos and see which machine you might like to tackle next time you come in. Read More

No Tricks, Just Healthy Halloween Treats!

Published: Wednesday, October 19, 2016

The candy stash seems endless this time of year and can leave you with regrets. Skip the guilt, and use these recipes for healthy harvest treats. Read More

The Y, Mayor Barry and community partners get moving on “Let’s Move! Outside” initiative

Published: Thursday, October 13, 2016

Local leaders joined the Y in conversation about creating environments and opportunities for kids and families to get outside during a "Let's Move! Outside" summit in Nashville this week. Read More

5 Ways to Flavor Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Published: Wednesday, October 12, 2016

When you carve pumpkins, save the seeds! They're a nutritious snack to make sweet, savory, or spicy. Read More

Donelson-Hermitage Family YMCA Celebrates Renovation

Published: Wednesday, October 12, 2016

The $3.7-million expansion created additional space for group exercise, the wellness floor, and Y-Play facilities for youth—helping members of all ages grow healthier and stronger together. Read More

Healthier, Homemade Pumpkin Spice Coffee

Published: Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Try this simple version of your favorite pumpkin spice coffee drink. It's sure to satisfy your pumpkin craving! Read More

Reducing risk, providing healing: the Y’s role in fighting breast cancer

Published: Tuesday, October 04, 2016

During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, fighting this disease is especially close to our hearts. Our After Breast Cancer program offers comprehensive nutrition, exercise and other wellness services free of charge to women who’ve received a breast cancer diagnosis. Read More

Y Marks the Spot

Published: Saturday, October 01, 2016

Get rewarded for making the most of your Y membership. Throughout the month of October, find codes, earn points and win prizes with the Y. Read More

6 Creative Tips for Cooking with Teens

Published: Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Teach your teens about family food traditions, let them take the reins and allow their creativity to shine. They just might surprise you and themselves! Read More

Ready, steady, balance: keeping older adults safe from falls

Published: Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Is someone you love in danger of falling? Find out the risks—and get tips and resources for keeping them safe and steady. Read More