Milton Roberts Recreation Center

Parks and Recreation Director

Sheryl Ely
sely@knoxvilletn.gov
(865) 215-4311

Lakeshore Park
5930 Lyons View Pike
Knoxville, TN 37919

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CENTER DETAILS
• gymnasium
• indoor basketball
• playground
• baseball/softball fields
• game/meeting room
• football field
• paved walking trail
• adjacent to Holston-Chilhowee Ballfields, and Holston-Chilhowee Greenway
• Milton Roberts - Monthly Calendar [PDF]
Handicap SignAccessible parking and restrooms
City Council District: 4
Milton Roberts Recreation Center

5900 Asheville Highway
Knoxville, TN 37924 
865-546-4536 

East Knoxville

Lisa WilsonD'Angelo Williams
Recreation Specialists pictured left to right -- Lisa Wilson and D'Angelo Williams

Directions: From I-40, Take the US-11E/US-25W/US-70 exit- EXIT 394. Turn LEFT onto ASHEVILLE HWY/US-11E E/US-25W S/US-70 E/TN-9 N. End at 5900 Asheville Hwy.


Milton Roberts Recreation Center is a large facility located off of Asheville Highway in East Knoxville (next to the Comcast building).  The center provides a game room, gymnasium, and a meeting/rec room.

The facility is supplemented by Holston-Chilhowee Ballfields, which offers five baseball/softball fields, batting cages, a football field, and the one-mile paved Holston-Chilhowee Greenway. The recreation center and park are adjacent to the Holston River and the Holston Chilhowee Neighborhood Pool.


HOURS OF OPERATION

The operating hours for Milton Roberts Recreation Center typically consist of Monday, Tuesday and Thursday (10:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.), Wednesday (11:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.), and Friday (10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.). However, when Knox County Schools are closed for in-service days, certain holidays or prolonged breaks, hours change to 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. on the day(s) of the week effected.  If you have a questions about changes in hours, programs or center availability, please contact each center specifically.


RECREATION CENTER SCHEDULE

Are you interested in knowing what is going on at Milton Roberts? Click below for a printable version of this month’s program calendar!
Milton Roberts - Monthly Calendar [PDF]

Additional Center Program Fliers
HISTORY OF THE CENTER

This recreation center is named in honor of Milton E. Roberts Sr. who served as a city councilman for 18 2-year terms between 1944 and 1990.


RULES AND REGULATIONS IN CITY RECREATION CENTERS 

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.