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.
If you’re interested in teaching a public class at the community center, please fill out and submit the Educational Program Request form.
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.
Total Fitness Classes
Most Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30-9:30 a.m. in the community center. Cost: $4 per session. Pre-registration is required; class is limited to 9 participants to ensure social distancing. 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.
Mondays, Jan. 4 and 25, and most Mondays in February and March from 5-5:30 p.m.. in the community center. Registration deadline: the Friday before each session. Cost: free. Instructor: Jenny Trussell. Get moving with a family yoga class! This 30-minute class is perfect for ages 4 to adult and will get your family moving with love and laughter. This class introduces basic yoga poses, breath work and stress management techniques for all ages. Appropriate distancing will be observed and parents/supervising adults will be given the option to participate or simply watch. Bring a mat and a smile for each participant! Please register each participant (children and adults) individually.
Making Medicare Easier
Tuesday, Jan. 19 (virtual), and Tuesday, March 16, from 6-7 p.m. in the community center Assembly Hall. Registration deadline: Friday, Jan. 15, and Friday, March 12. Cost: free. Instructor: Bruce Landis of Providence Advisors Group. Learn about enrollment periods, overview of parts A, B, C and D and supplements.
Make & Take: Wall Hanging Basket
Tuesday, Feb. 16, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. in the community center large classroom. Registration deadline: Friday, Feb. 12. Cost: $50. Instructor: Sheri Burns of the Appalachian Arts & Crafts Center and Pellissippi State Community College. This class features a wall hanging basket with a row of hooks on the bottom to hang keys or other objects with multiple embellishment and color options. This class is appropriate for all skill levels. All tools and supplies provided by the instructor.
Six-week session: Tuesdays, Feb. 16 through March 23, from 6-7 p.m. in the community center. Registration deadline: Friday, Feb. 12. Cost: $60. Join Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT 200 hour) Simon Bradbury for Pilates/Yoga Fusion! This class combines yoga poses with pilates mat exercises that build core strength, enhance flexibility and balance in a low-impact approach to mind-body fitness. Think of it as taking a scheduled one-hour vacation, just for you, while enhancing your body and mind. You will finish class feeling relaxed, refreshed and energized. Limited to 15 people to ensure social distancing. Please bring your own mat and water.
Making Social Security Easier
Monday, Feb. 22, from 6-7 p.m. in the community center large classroom. Registration deadline: Friday, Feb. 19. Cost: free. Instructor: Garrett Crawford of Providence Advisors Group. Confused about your Social Security filing options? Attend this class and learn how spousal benefits work, how Social Security is taxed and the implications of working while receiving Social Security.
TWRA Boating Safety Education
Saturday, March 20, from 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in the Assembly Hall. Registration required at tn.gov/twra. Each session limited to 24 people. Due to social distancing, no walk-ins. Any Tennessee resident born after Jan. 1, 1989, must show the TWRA-issued wallet Boating Safety Education Certificate as proof of successful completion of the TWRA Boating Safety exam. No other certificate will be accepted as meeting the requirements of the law. Please bring Type 600 boating safety exam permit, a writing utensil and something to write on to class. The permit is available from any business (license agent) that sells hunting and fishing licenses (Walmart, sporting goods stores, bait stores, marinas, etc.). For more information, visit tn.gov/twra
The Farragut 40 program offers a prize to those who track 40 miles of walking, running or biking in eight weeks along Farragut park trails and greenways through Friday, March 26. Those who complete the program successfully will receive a prize and be entered into a drawing for a $100 gift card! This is a great way for Farragut residents to get or stay active, as well as an incentive to explore the Town’s beautiful public spaces. Registration opens Thursday, Jan. 7, and closes Sunday, Jan. 31. Participants can begin tracking mileage the day they register. To register, visit townoffarragut.org/register or call 865-218-3376
Hide & Seek with the Admiral
.This contest will have your family hunting in Farragut parks for the Admiral's favorite hiding places, beginning Feb. 1! More details to come.
Town of Farragut Juried 2-Dimensional Art Show
Sponsored by the Arts & Beautification Committee. Friday and Saturday, March 5-6, 2021. More details to be announced.
May Day Dance
Saturday, May 1, 2021. More details to be announced.