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.
If you’re interested in teaching a public class at the community center, please fill out and submit the Program/Event Proposal form.
summer 2022 special events
Independence Day Parade
9:30 a.m. on Monday, July 4, beginning on Kingston Pike at Landon Welch Way and continuing to Boring Road.
Friday, July 8, and Saturday, July 9, at West End Shopping Center. Performances start at 6 p.m. Friday and 3 p.m. Saturday.
Lawn Chair Concert Series
5 p.m. on Saturdays July 16, Aug. 13, Aug. 27, at Founders Park at Campbell Station.
Dog Daze VI
Friday, Aug. 12 through Sunday, Aug. 14. at Village Green Shopping Center.
Fun with Farragut’s Fleet
9-11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 20, at Mayor Bob Leonard Park.
1-3 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 18, at the Farragut Community Center.
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.
Summer Open Gym opportunities
Pickleball Open Gym
12-2 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, and 4-6 p.m. on Thursdays. 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. No Open Gym activities on Monday, July 4, Friday, July 30, and Monday, Sept. 5.
Basketball Open Gym
2-9 p.m. on Mondays; 4-5 p.m. on Tuesdays; 2-5 p.m. on Wednesdays beginning Aug. 3; 6-9 p.m. on Thursdays; 2-5 pm on Fridays (except for July 29). 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 pre-register – just bring a ball and get ready to play. During open gym hours, the gym is on the challenge court system. Games are played to 15 points, winning by two points; games can’t be won on a 3-point shot. Please arrive a few minutes early to check in and get your free community center membership. No Open Gym activities on Monday, July 4, Friday, July 30, and Monday, Sept. 5.
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.
2:30-4:30 p.m. on Wednesdays through July 27. Cost: $4, or two punches on a punch card, per tween; no charge for required guardians. Participating tweens must be ages 8-13. Join us for this guardian-supervised playtime including four-square, games, and more!
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.
8:15-9:15 a.m. on Wednesdays. Cost: free. Registration deadline: 5 p.m. on 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 a registered yoga teacher, Mindy Wise or Jenny Trussell! Bring a yoga mat, water, and a positive attitude! No class on Monday, July 4, Friday, July 30, and Monday, Sept. 5.
Baby + Me Yoga
10-11 a.m. on Wednesdays beginning Aug. 10. Cost: $40 for four classes or $12 per class. Registration deadline: Aug. 9. Join this four-week series. The goal of this program 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.
Making Medicare Easier
6-7 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 1. Cost: free. Registration deadline: Friday, July 29. 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 Thursday, July 28. To schedule an appointment, log on to redcrossblood.org and search by zip code 37934.
TWRA Boating Safety Education
9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 23. Preregistration required at tn.gov/twra. Each session is limited to 50 people. 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 a Type 600 boating safety exam permit and a writing utensil 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 https://www.tn.gov/twra/boating/boating-education.html.