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EVENTS PROGRAMS
Concerts in the Park
CrossKnox 15k Race
Doggie Dip Day
Father's Day Fishing Event
Let's Move Event
Outdoor KnoxFest
Teen Step Show
Adopt-A-Park Program
Aerobics Classes
Arts & Fine Crafts Center
Challenge Grant
Community Connections Newsletter
Community Heritage Program (Bench/Tree Memorials)
Knoxville Community Band
Senior Citizen Programs
Summer Camps
Swimming Lessons
FACILITIES SPORTS
Ballfields
Blueways 
Community Centers
Dog Parks 
Fishing Locations
Golf Courses 
Greenways
Ijams Nature Center
Parks
Park Shelter
Reserve City Facilities
Senior Centers
Special Event FAQs & Tips
Swimming Pools
Tennis Courts 
Water Play Fountains
Weight Training Facilities
Zoo
Aquatics
Athletics Department
Baseball / Softball
Basketball
Bicycling & Mountain Biking
Disc Golf
Fishing
Foot Golf
Football
Golf
Ice Hockey (KAHA)
Kickball
Pickleball
Rowing
Skateboarding
Soccer
Softball
Tennis Leagues
Track & Cross Country
Volleyball
The Parks and Recreation Department offers a wide variety of activities for each member of the family to enjoy. One of the main goals for the Department is to improve recreation opportunities for all Knoxvillians. With the programming of recreation centers, the construction of greenways trails and the upgrading of many city parks, great progress is being made toward the goal. 

  Knoxville Parks and Recreation Guide 2015
2015 Recreation Guide

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Be a Part of the Adopt a Park Program


Adopt A ParkThrough the Adopt-a-Park program businesses, park users, and various community groups can take an active role in beautifying our community and supporting Knoxville's park system.
More about the Adopt A Park Program

Children's Summer Playground Program

The City of Knoxville Parks and Recreation Department hosts its Summer Playground Program, open to Knoxville residents, at each of its 12 recreation centers located in all sections of Knoxville.Call 865-215-1400 for more information.
More about the Summer Playground Program

Park Shelter & Recreation Building Reservations

Reservations can be made for 12 City Park Shelters as well as most Recreation/Community Center Buildings. Reservations may be made online or by calling 311 for information at 865-215-4311.
More about Recreation/Community Center Reservations
More about the Park Shelters Reservations

Athletics Office


www.KnoxvilleAthletics.com
Call 3-1-1 or 865-215-4311
Fax: 865-215-1417

The Athletics Office cooperates with sports commissions across the city to provide recreational sports activities for adults and children in baseball, softball, basketball and football. The Officials Coordinator helps to improve the athletic experience for participants by training and scheduling officials for sporting events. For information on how to sign up for one of the leagues, call the office at Call 3-1-1 or 865-215-4311.
More about the Athletics Office

Game Cancellations and Pool Closings

For Game Cancellations, call the Athletic Info Line at 865-215-INFO (4636). This line is updated daily at 4 p.m. No news is good news!
For Outdoor Swimming Pool Closings please call Ed Cothren Pool at 865-544-7840 or Inskip Pool at 865-687-9919.

Mission Statement

Employees of Parks and RecreationThe City of Knoxville Parks and Recreation Department provides a safe and fun environment so all citizens may enjoy their leisure time. Our dedicated staff works to promote healthy lifestyles and character building activities by providing affordable quality programs, parks, and recreation venues.