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Parks and Recreation Summer Camp Revamp, K.O.R.E., Sees Record-Breaking Numbers 
Jump roping at Lakeshore Park
Field trip at the Hank Rappe Playground in Lakeshore Park.

This year, the City of Knoxville Parks and Recreation Department reinvented its summer camp program, now known as K.O.R.E. Camp.

The result: record-breaking attendance and a field trip schedule that's packed with summer fun.

NASCAR SpeedPark fun
Fun at the NASCAR SpeedPark in Pigeon Forge.

So far this summer, students collectively have logged more than 10,000 days at K.O.R.E. Camp.

Ten City community centers offer this K.O.R.E. Camp program, which includes field trips to places like:
  • Main Event
  • Tennessee Theatre
  • NASCAR SpeedPark
  • Kentucky Splash Waterpark
  • City of Knoxville outdoor pools

Ed Cothren Pool
Swimming at Ed Cothren Pool.

Other field trip venues include Jump Jam, Pump It Up, Roll Arena, Skate Town, movie theaters and museums. See the map below to view the recreation center sites and the nearly 30 field trip sites in the K.O.R.E. Camp program:


The camps continue for another three weeks, and registration is still open at most recreation centers. The fee is $20 per week after a $30 registration fee. For more information, visit www.SummerCampKnoxville.com.

Racing game at Main Event
Playing a racing game at Main Event on Cedar Bluff Road.
Posted by On 06 July, 2018 at 4:23 PM