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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.

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fall 2022 special events

Freaky Friday Fright Nite

5-7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 28, at Mayor Bob Leonard Park

Countdown to Light the Park

5:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 21, at Founders Park at Campbell Station 

 

Veterans Salute Races

7:30 a.m. start at the Farragut Community Center on Saturday, Nov. 12. 

 

Light the Park

Every night Tuesday, Nov. 22, through Monday, Jan. 2, at Founders Park at Campbell Station.

 

Celebrate the Season

4:30-7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 1, at the Farragut Community Center 

 

’Twas the Night with No Parents

6-9 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 16, at the Farragut Community Center

 

New Years at Noon

11 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 31 at the Farragut Community Center

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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 mpiper@townoffarragut.org.

  • 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.

Summer Open Gym opportunities

 

Pickleball Open Gym

12-2 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Cost: $4 per person, or two punches on a punch card, per session. No need to pre-register – 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. No pickleball open gym activities on Oct. 28, Nov. 25, Dec. 9, Dec. 23, Dec. 26 and Dec. 30.

 

Basketball Open Gym

2-9 p.m. on Mondays; 4-5 p.m. on Tuesdays; 2-5 p.m. on Wednesdays; 4-5 p.m. on Thursdays; 2-4:45 p.m. on Fridays. Cost: $4 per person per session or two punches on a punch card. Special Tuesday/Thursday rate: $2 per person or one punch on a punch card. No need to pre-register – 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. No basketball open gym activities on Oct. 28, Nov. 24, Nov. 25, Dec. 9, Dec. 23, Dec. 26 and Dec. 30.

A signed Hold Harmless Waiver is required for all Community Center Memberships. You can download a copy here.

 
Athletic Programs

Spring/Summer Volleyball Leagues

Fitness

 

Toddler Takeover

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! Pre-registration is not required. No Toddler Takeover on Thursday, Nov. 24.

 

Total Fitness Classes

8:30-9:30 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Cost: $4, or two punches on a punch card, per session. Pre-registration 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.

 

Sunrise Stretch

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! No class on Nov. 18, Nov. 25, Dec. 23 and Dec. 26.

 

Israeli Folk Dancing – October Session

2:45-5:30 p.m. on Thursdays, Oct. 6-27. 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. Pre-registration required. Level 1 prerequisite is encouraged for the Level 2 class, but not required.

Juniors (Ages 7-10) – 2:45-3:30 p.m.

Level 1 (Ages 10-18) – 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Level 2 (Ages 10-18) – 4:30-5:30 p.m.

 

Israeli Folk Dancing – November Session

2:45-5:30 p.m. on Thursdays, Nov. 3-17. 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 three-week session where students learn different dances. Cost: $30. Level 1 prerequisite is encouraged for the Level 2 class, but not required.

Juniors (Ages 7-10) – 2:45-3:30 p.m.

Level 1 (Ages 10-18) – 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Level 2 (Ages 10-18) – 4:30-5:30 p.m.

 

Israeli Folk Dancing – December Session

2:45-5:30 p.m. on Thursdays, Dec. 8-22. 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 three-week session where students learn different dances. Cost: $30. Level 1 prerequisite is encouraged for the Level 2 class, but not required.

Juniors (Ages 7-10) – 2:45-3:30 p.m.

Level 1 (Ages 10-18) – 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Level 2 (Ages 10-18) – 4:30-5:30 p.m.

Education

 

Making Medicare Easier

6-7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 3. Cost: free. Registration deadline: Friday, Sept. 30. Instructor: Bruce Landis of Providence Advisors Group. Learn about enrollment periods, overview of parts A, B, C and D and supplements.

 

American Red Cross Blood Drive

12-5 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 16. To schedule an appointment, log on to redcrossblood.org and search by ZIP code 37934.

 

save the date 2022

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For up-to-date information about each event, see Farragut Parks & Recreation Facebook events. Dates could change based on current health recommendations.

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