Part of the Brain & Spine Institute

Community Fitness Center

Main Campus


1940 Alcoa Hwy

Building E, Suite 40 

Knoxville, TN 37920



Our Services

  • Cardiovascular Equipment
  • Strength Training Equipment
  • Personal attention from our exercise specialists
  • Locker rooms with showers, shampoo, body wash, hairdryers and lockers
  • Towels and washcloths are provided
  • Individualized exercise program based on your medical history & goals
  • Access to emergency medical care
  • Two free fitness assessments per year

Community fitness is an excellent option for people with the following conditions:

  • Arthritis
  • Bariatric patients: pre- and post-surgery or as an alternative to surgery
  • Cancer patients: We have a Certified Cancer Exercise Specialist on staff
  • Chronic conditions
  • Diabetes
  • Orthopedic conditions
  • Cardiac or pulmonary conditions should contact the Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Rehabilitation Center

$50 per month- standard membership

Monthly discounts are available on the  standard membership for retired UT  Medical Center employees, current UT  Medical Center Volunteers, and for  couples joining together.

  1. Contact the Fitness Staff
  2. Medical clearance will be obtained from your physician if you are over 45 years of age or have a medical condition.
  3. Once your medical clearance form is received, the Fitness Staff will contact you to set up your Fitness Evaluation.
  4. 1-hour Fitness Evaluation: our Exercise Specialists will review your health history & goals, and design your personalized exercise program. We will show you how to use the equipment properly. This evaluation is included in your first month’s dues or can be scheduled as a separate appointment without joining the fitness center, for a separate fee.

Prepare for Your Visit


1940 Alcoa Hwy
Knoxville, TN 37920

Where we are

Building E, Suite 40 


Garage 4, Garage G

Map of building E, Heart Lung Vascular Institute, HLVI

About Us

Our on-site Community Fitness Center is designed as a convenient exercise program for those not employed by The University of Tennessee Medical Center. Through our facility you can enjoy fitness in a non-competitive and friendly atmosphere with no enrollment fee or contract. Our exercise specialists will help design a program for your unique fitness needs.  

For more information, email Amy Shafer, Fitness Center manager.