PROGRAMS & EVENTS

The Farragut Parks & Recreation Department endeavors to provide quality programming for all ages and abilities in our new community center as well as sports and outdoor activities at the Town's four parks. Farragut also hosts eight annual community events, which are free and open to the public; please see a schedule of this year's events at the bottom of this page.

A community center gym calendar is available here, and a list of upcoming classes is listed below. Registration for classes and special events is here.

If you’re interested in teaching a public class at the community center, please fill out and submit the Educational Program Request form.

PROGRAMS

BASKETBALL RENTAL JUNE 1-12

Mondays from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. and 2-7 p.m., Wednesdays and Fridays from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. and 2-4 p.m. in the community center gym. Cost: $2 per person or $5 per family/associated group for a one-hour block per half court. There can be no more than six people in your family or associated group. Please bring your own basketball. Call 218-3376 at least one hour before the start time to reserve a spot. Pay over the phone or at the front desk when you arrive. If you can't attend the session, please call to cancel at least 15 minutes before the session starts. After two no-show registrations, you will no longer be allowed to register.

PICKLEBALL RENTAL JUNE 1-12

Tuesdays from 9-11 a.m. and 2-4 p.m. Thursdays from 9-11 a.m. and 2-7 p.m. in the community center gym. Cost: $2 per person. Cost: $2 per person or $5 per family/associated group for a one-hour block per court. Each rental is limited to four participants. Nets are provided, but you must bring your own pickleball and paddle. Call 218-3376 at least one hour before the start time to reserve a spot for all open gym sessions. Pay over the phone or at the front desk when you arrive. If you can't attend the session, please call to cancel at least 15 minutes before the session starts. After two no-show registrations, you will no longer be allowed to register.

2020 classes and special events

  • Register for classes and events at townoffarragut.org/register, in person at the Farragut Community Center (239 Jamestowne Blvd.) or by phone (218-3376). All classes held at the community center require a free membership. Farragut residency is NOT required for membership. Please stop by the community center during regular hours or arrive early for class to register!

  • Payment is due at the time of registration. Credit card payments (Visa, Mastercard and Discover) – whether online, in person or by phone – will incur a 2% transaction fee. Cash and check payments are also accepted.

  • The Town of Farragut is not responsible for costs associated with the purchase of supplies when a class is canceled.

  • All classes are held at the Farragut Community Center unless otherwise noted.

  • Some events may be canceled or postponed in the event of inclement weather. Please see Town of Farragut social media (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram) for updated information.

  • Punch cards for community center gym programs may be purchased at the recreation office. Twenty visits are just $30, and punch cards may be shared by family or friends.

  • No refunds are given for programs and classes.

Many classes and events planned for 2020 have been postponed or canceled due to the COVID-19 crisis. This list will be updated as the situation changes.

Classes

Bring Your Own Lunch & Learn: Keeping Mentally Fit 

Monday, June 15, 12:30-2 p.m. in the community center large classroom. Cost: free. Registration deadline: Friday, June 12. Class is limited to 13 non-related participants to ensure social distancing. Instructor: Melanie Cahill of Care Around the Block. Ever wonder what you can do to make your brain more resistant to cognitive decline? Is your forgetfulness normal? Hear research-backed tips on ways to keep mentally fit as you age. Lunch will not be provided; please bring your own.

 

Making Medicare Easier

Two dates: Monday, June 22 or Thursday, June 25 from 6-7 p.m. in the community center large classroom. Cost: free. Registration deadline: Friday, June 19 and Tuesday, June 23. Class is limited to 13 non-related participants to ensure social distancing. Instructor: Bruce Landis of Providence Advisors Group. Learn about enrollment periods, overview of parts A, B, C and D and supplements.

 

Essential Oils: Skin Safe Summer 

Monday, June 22, 6-7:30 p.m. in the community center medium classroom Cost: free. Registration deadline: Friday, June 19. Class is limited to 4 non-related participants to ensure social distancing. Instructor: Kristi Hulsey of Tennessee Thyme. Summer brings fun outdoor activities! Whether you are hiking, swimming, or working in the garden, you will want to protect your skin. Learn about ways to stay hydrated and care for your skin.

Make & Take: Summer Ladybug Basket

Tuesday, June 23, 1-5 p.m. in the community center large classroom. Cost: $40. Registration deadline: Friday, June 19. Class is limited to 8 participants to ensure social distancing. Instructor: Sheri Burns of Pellissippi State Community College and the Appalachian Arts and Crafts Center. This class features a cute summer basket with ladybug embellishments. This class is appropriate for all skill levels. All tools and supplies provided by the instructor.

Making Social Security Easier

Two dates: Monday, June 29 or Thursday, July 2 from 6-7 p.m. in the community center large classroom. Cost: free. Registration deadline: Friday, June 26 or Tuesday, June 30. Class is limited to 13 non-related participants to ensure social distancing. Instructor: Garrett Crawford of Providence Advisors Group. Learn the basics of social security so you can make informed decisions about when to file.

 

Events

 

Shop Farragut Health & Wellness Fair, originally scheduled for March 28

Rescheduled for Saturday, Aug. 8. See farragutbusiness.com/healthwellness

Taste of Farragut, originally scheduled for May 1

Rescheduled for Sunday, Oct. 4. See farragutbusiness.com/events

 

Fishing Rodeo, originally scheduled for May 10

Rescheduled for Saturday, July 25. Two rounds of fishing from 8-9 a.m. and 10-11 a.m. Preregistration is required and there will be designated fishing spots along the shoreline. Register children individually at townoffarragut.org/register; each session can accommodate 50 children. Participants need to bring their own poles. Bait will be provided or participants can bring their own. Winners will be announced on social media after the event and prizes will be mailed to them. For more info: bspencer@townoffarragut.org.

 

Bluegrass Jam, originally scheduled for May 15

Rescheduled for Friday, Sept. 25. See facebook.com/lawnchairconcertseries.

Teen Takeover, originally scheduled for May 21

Postponed; not yet rescheduled

 

June Lawn Chair Concert, originally scheduled for June 20

Rescheduled for Saturday, Sept. 19. See facebook.com/lawnchairconcertseries.

Wildlife Explorers Summer Camp, originally scheduled for Tuesdays in June

Postponed; not yet rescheduled

Fun with the Fleet, originally scheduled for Aug. 15

Canceled

2020 annual events

 

For up-to-date info about each event, see Town of Farragut Facebook events

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