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Take a trip outside your comfort zone

Providing the Y family and local community a resource for outdoor recreation while promoting a
healthy spirit, mind, and body for all.

We want to facilitate a safe and comfortable group experience for people of all ages who want to explore the natural beauty of our area! It's all about getting people outdoors and promoting a healthier lifestyle by having fun in the great outdoors, plus experiencing it with your Y family makes the experience that much better!

We practice the outdoor ethics of Leave No Trace during all trips.

Hiking, mountain biking, caving, kayaking, climbing, zip-lining, whitewater rafting, paddleboard, horseback riding.

Hike and Howl at Laurel Run Trail- Church Hill, TN

Saturday, October 14
Y Member: Free
Friend of the Y: $3

Bring your 4-legged friend on our first dog friendly "Hike and Howl" Laurel Run Trail is a 4.3 mile out and back outside of Church Hill, TN. It features a waterfall and wonderful views of our local foliage this time of year.

Meet at the Y- 8:30 am  |  Depart from Y- 8:45 am


Caving Adventure- Worley's Cave- Bluff City, TN

Saturday, October 28
Y Member: $50
Friend of the Y: $60

We are excited to collaborate with Mountain River Guides to bring you this 3-4 hour caving adventure! Take part of an opportunity to explore the beauty of natural cave features and formations and learn a bit about the life and geology of an undeveloped limestone cave. Expect to have fun and get muddy! No prior caving experience required. Bring a change of clothes and a trash bag for dirty clothes. All gear provided. Ages 7+ may attend. $10 off standard pricing with the Y!

Meet at the Y- 8:30 am  |  Depart from Y- 8:45 am

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Contact Dustin at
or 423.765.9722


Next Event

YMCA events
Greater Kingsport Family YMCA
Oct 21st 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Enjoy Fear Factor games, food, music and fun!