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John T. O'Connor Senior Citizen's Center
611 Winona Street
Knoxville, TN 37917
Fax: 523-7869


Directions: From I-40, Merge onto TN-158 W/JAMES WHITE PKWY via EXIT 388A toward JAMES WHITE PKY. Take the exit toward SUMMIT HILL DR. Turn LEFT onto E SUMMIT HILL DR. Merge onto TN-158 E/JAMES WHITE PKWY/US-11 N/US-70 E/TN-1 N via the ramp on the LEFT toward I-40. Merge onto E MAGNOLIA AVE/US-11/US-70/TN-1. Turn LEFT onto N WINONA ST. End at 611 Winona St Knoxville, TN 37917-6832, US.

Hours: Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Card games
Senior Fitness
Book Club

Contact center for program times.

Friday Night Dances
Every Friday from 7-9 p.m.

This center, which recently underwent major renovation, offers a wide range of activities and services for citizens 55 years and older. Everyday activities include blood pressure checks, cards, billiards and horseshoes. Other activities available throughout the week include aerobics, dance and basketweaving. There is no general membership fee.


  • playground
  • meeting room
  • softball field
  • accessible parking entrance & restrooms
  • adjacent to Caswell Park

    The following are prohibited in city recreation centers:

    1) Possession of firearms and weapons
    2) Possession of drugs, alcohol, or any elicit substance
    3) Smoking or use of tobacco products
    4) Gambling
    5) Use of profanity
    6) Fighting
    7) Dunking or hanging on rims of basketball goals
    8) Pets
    9) Only indoor court shoes allowed (ex: tennis shoes or non-marking soles)

    Violation of these rules or any other rules set by individual centers may result in suspension from this center and others. Suspension terms will be set by each center.

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