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 several community events each year; see the bottom of the list for upcoming events.
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 Program/Event Proposal form.
spring 2023 special events
Farragut Independence Day Parade registration
Due to the overwhelming popularity of this parade, entries are limited to the first 90 registrations received. Parade registration forms will be available at townoffarragut.org beginning April 1.
Bob Watt Youth Fishing Rodeo
8 a.m.-11 a.m. Saturday, May 13, at Anchor Park pond. More information available on the Fishing Rodeo page under the program and event tab of the website.
programs & classes
Unless otherwise noted, register for classes and special events at townoffarragut.org/register, in person at the Farragut Community Center (239 Jamestowne Blvd.) or by phone (865-218-3376). 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 events are held at the Farragut Community Center unless otherwise noted and all league sports are held at Mayor Bob Leonard Park unless otherwise noted.
Some events may be canceled or postponed in the event of inclement weather. Please see Farragut Parks & Rec social media (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram) for updated information.
For examples of artwork that will be produced in art classes, please contact Special Event and Program Coordinator Merritt Piper at email@example.com.
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.
Open Gym Opportunities
Pickleball Open Gym
12-2 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. We are now adding a three-hour Thursday session from 6-9 p.m. Cost: $4 per person or two punches on a punch card per session. No need to preregister – just bring a paddle and a ball and get ready to play. During this time, the gym is on the challenge court system. Games are played to 11 points, winning by 2. Limited equipment is available for checkout and nets are provided. Please arrive a few minutes early to check in and get your free community center membership. To serve all and maximize community use, users may experience wait times.
Basketball Open Gym
2-9 p.m. on Mondays; 4-5 p.m. on Tuesdays; 2-5 p.m. on Wednesdays; 4-6 p.m. Thursdays and 2-6 p.m. on Fridays. Cost: $4 per person per session or two punches on a punch card. Special Tuesday rate: $2 per person or one punch on a punch card. No need to preregister – just bring a ball and get ready to play. Please arrive a few minutes early to check in and get your free community center membership. To serve all and maximize community use, users may experience wait times or be asked to restrict play to half court.
Volleyball Open Gym
6:30-8:45 p.m. on Fridays. Participants must be ages 15 and up. Cost: $4 per person for the session or two punches on a punch card. Grab your friends and come bump, set and spike. During open gym hours, the gym is on the challenge court system. Games are played to 15 points using rally scoring. Bring your own ball; net provided.
A signed Hold Harmless Waiver is required for all Community Center Memberships. You can download a copy here.
Learn more about Spring/Summer Volleyball Leagues here.
10-11 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Cost: $2 or one punch on a punch card per child; adults are free. Participating children must be walking to 5 years old. Join us for this guardian-supervised indoor playtime and let your child explore our bright, colorful, age-appropriate equipment! Preregistration is not required.
Total Fitness Classes
8:30-9:30 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Cost: $4, or two punches on a punch card, per session. Preregistration required; spaces are limited. Join Rachel Piotrowski, certified group exercise instructor and personal trainer, for a total body fitness class! This class is tailored to individuals of all fitness levels and focuses on functional exercises to improve overall strength and balance. A variety of body weight and hand weight exercises will be utilized to build upper and lower body strength, improve balance and strengthen the core. Low impact aerobic conditioning and stretching are also incorporated. Please bring hand weights or other weighted objects for your workout. If you do not have any, just bring yourself! Don’t forget water and a mat.
8:15-9:15 a.m. on Wednesdays. Cost: free. Registration deadline: 5 p.m. the Tuesday before class. Start your day off right with a sunrise yoga session! This 60-minute class is the perfect way to start the day for beginning to advanced yogis with registered yoga teacher Jenny Trussell. The class includes gentle and slow flow yoga sequencing, breathwork, and a brief meditation set to relaxing music. Bring a mat (blanket and props are optional) and a smile for each participant. The instructor is glad to provide an introductory class for anyone new to yoga.
Rise and Shine Yoga
8:15-9:15 a.m. on Mondays and Fridays. Cost: $4 or two punches on a punch card per session. Registration deadline: 5 p.m. the day before class. Rise and shine! Start your day off right with a morning yoga class led by registered yoga teacher Mindy Wise or Jenny Trussell! Bring a yoga mat, water and a positive attitude!
Baby + Me Yoga
10-11 a.m. on Wednesdays beginning April 5. Cost: $67 for four classes or $20 per class. Registration deadline for this four-week series is April 5. The goal is to provide a safe and supportive environment for new parents and their babies (ideally six weeks to crawling) to spend time bonding while the parent gets to stretch and strengthen muscles, relieve stress and make connections with other new parents. Please bring a yoga mat, blocks, water, a baby blanket and whatever else you and baby need to be comfortable. Plan for roughly 30-45 minutes of yoga with time to mingle after class. Get out of the house and come join us! Spaces are limited.
Israeli Folk Dancing – April Session
2:45-5:30 p.m. on Thursdays in April. Israeli Folk Dance is a community-building style of dance for girls and boys. It consists mostly of circle and line dances. Most of the songs are in Hebrew and the same choreography is used around the world! Classes are held in a four-week session where students learn different dances. Cost: $40. Level 1 is recommended before the Level 2 class, but not required.
Juniors (Ages 7-10) – 2:45-3:30 p.m.
Level 2 (Ages 10-18) – 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Level 1 (Ages 10-18) – 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Become an Author
6-7:30pm on April 18. Ages 14 and older will learn about the art and science of writing a book, the world of getting published, and opportunities for marketing your book. The class is led by Dr. Timothy D. Holder, an author, radio show host, public speaker, and professor. This is a free class! Preregistration appreciated, but not required.
Simple Comme Bonjour! (Simple as Hello) Basics of French
6:30-7:30 p.m. on Thursdays. Ages 14 and older can join us in learning beginner French in six weeks! No experience required. Learn some of the basic components of spoken and written French, some cultural aspects of France, and some concepts to help you with travel. Cost: $30.