July 23, 2007 - Mayor Bill Haslam will
speak to approximately 1,000 children at 11:30 a.m. at the City
of Knoxville Parks and Recreation July Jamboree on July 26 from
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Inskip Pool and Park located at 4204 Bruhin
The July Jamboree gives the children from all of the city's recreation
centers a chance to get together one last time and enjoy a carnival
and fun activities including face painting, moon walks, dunking
booths, swimming, dancing, a cookout, and much more.
The Summer Playground Program is held at various recreation centers
operated by the City Parks and Recreation Division. During the program
this year, children enjoyed various sports and games, canoeing trips
on the Tennessee River, and field trips to the Knoxville Arts and
Fine Crafts Center. The program teaches children the importance
of teamwork, nutrition, and physical activities.