Parks and Recreation Director

Sheryl Ely
(865) 215-4311

Lakeshore Park
5930 Lyons View Pike
Knoxville, TN 37919

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The Parks and Recreation Department provides several programs to enhance the Knoxville area and the lives of Knoxville citizens:

Adopt-A-Park Program

Arts & Fine Crafts Center

Community Heritage Program (bench/tree)

Dynamic Recreation Program

Knoxville Community Band

Neighborhoods to Nature

Programs in the Parks

Recreation Challenge Grant

Senior Citizen Programs

Summer Camps

Swimming Lessons

Youth Recreation Outreach Programs

LeadershipIf you are interested in sharing your recreation/leisure background or skills and/or interests within any of our program areas or City facilities, you can complete this Program Proposal Form [PDF] to pitch your program idea to our department. You can also contact Recreation Program Coordinator Angie Davidson for more information.