Teacher Appreciation at the Y

Throughout June, we are celebrating teachers and the invaluable contributions of our educators. We honor your dedication and passion for inspiring and empowering the next generation. Your unwavering commitment to nurturing young minds is vital toward building a brighter future for all. You are an important part of our community, and we welcome you and your family at the Y.

Teacher Appreciation Details

  • Open to teachers + all staff within Hamilton, Bradley, Catoosa and Walker County Schools and Cleveland City Schools

  • Two weeks of FREE membership during June 1-15, 2024

  • All Y branches: Hamilton, North River, Downtown and Cleveland

  • No joining fee and 10% off on full memberships for school systems that are corporate partners

  • Income-based membership rates available: we do not turn anyone away for inability to pay

  • More information: contact Megan Vermeer at mvermeer@ymcachattanooga.org

Extended Membership Month for Bradley/Cleveland Afterschool Partners*

  • One month of FREE membership during June 1-30, 2024 for teachers + all staff at qualifying schools

  • *Qualifying schools: Arnold, Blackfox, Blythe Bower, Candy’s Creek Cherokee, Charleston, Hopewell, Mayfield, Michigan Avenue, North Lee, Oak Grove, Parkview, Prospect, Ross, Stuart, Taylor, Valley View, Waterville, Yates




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