Knoxville Adaptive Recreation Center

Parks and Recreation Director

Sheryl Ely
(865) 215-4311

Lakeshore Park
5930 Lyons View Pike
Knoxville, TN 37919

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• gymnasium
• indoor basketball
• swimming pool
• meeting room
• adjacent to Williams Creek Golf Course
Handicap SignAccessible parking, entrance and restrooms
katRoute 32 - 6 min. walk - Wilder Pl. at Brooks Ave.
Knoxville Adaptive Recreation Center
2235 Dandridge Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37915

East Knoxville

Adaptive Center Pool

DIRECTIONS:  From I-40, Merge onto TN-158 W/James White Pkwy. via Exit 388A toward James White Pkwy. Take the exit toward Summit Hill Dr. Turn left onto E. Summit Hill Dr. E. Summit Hill Dr. becomes Dandridge Ave. End at 2235 Dandridge Ave Knoxville, TN 37915-2900.  This facility is adjacent to the Williams Creek Golf Course.  Bare immediately right at entrance parking lot to bottom of the hill.

The Knoxville Adaptive Recreation Center is ADA Compliant, containing a gymnasium, 2 indoor pickleball courts, and indoor swimming pool with ramp and lift entry. This facility is NOT available for rental at this time.


Fall, Winter, and Spring:  Labor Day to May 14

Pool Hours:  Monday through Friday:  8:00 am to 3:00 pm
Pool Cost:  $3 per person per visit (Splash Pass available - see PDF)

Pickleball Hours: 
Monday & Wednesday:  11:00 am to 3:00 pm AND 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Tuesday & Thursday:  11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Pickleball Cost:  $2 per person per visits (Pass available - see PDF)

Aqua Zumba: 
A Latin-inspired, easy-to-follow, calorie-burning dance fitness party that makes working out a splash!  Starting June 3rd, the program is offered Tuesdays from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm.  For more information, please contact
Aqua Zumba Cost:  $3 per person per visit (Silver Sneaker Program Offering)

American Red Cross Learn To Swim Programs Available [PDF] 

Summer:  May 17 to Labor Day
Pool Hours:  Monday through Friday:  8:00 am to 3:00 pm
Pool Cost:  $3 per person per visit

Pickleball Hours:  Monday through Friday:  10:00 am to 2:00 pm
     *No evening or weekend hours during the summer*
Pickleball Cost:  $2 per person per visit (Pass available - see PDF)

Spring Pickleball [PDF]

** Classes take precedence over Open Swim.  Open Swim begins at 11:30 am **

Newsletter [PDF]

SilverSneakers SilverSneakers card now accepted for open swim and classes!

SilverSneakers is a free fitness program for seniors that’s helping millions of boomers and beyond defy the odds, shatter stereotypes and answer every challenge with, “I can do this!”  Click here for more info.


 The following are prohibited in city recreation centers:
1) Possession of firearms and weapons
2) Possession of drugs, alcohol, or any elicit substance
3) Smoking or use of tobacco products
4) Gambling
5) Use of profanity
6) Fighting
7) Dunking or hanging on rims of basketball goals
8) Pets
9) Only indoor court shoes allowed (ex: tennis shoes or non-marking soles)

Violation of these rules or any other rules set by individual centers may result in suspension from this center and others. Suspension terms will be set by each center.