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    Call 865-215-INFO (This info line is updated daily @ 4 p.m.)
  • Joe Walsh, Director
    Room 303, City County Building
    Call 3-1-1 or 865-215-4311
    Fax: 865-215-2408

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    Fax: 865-215-1417

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    The Parks and Recreation Department offers a wide variety of activities for each member of the family to enjoy. One of the main goals for the Department is to improve recreational opportunities for all Knoxvillians. With the programming of recreation centers, the construction of greenways trails and the upgrading of many city parks, great progress is being made toward the goal.

    Athletics Office

    The Athletics Office cooperates with sports commissions across the city to provide recreational sports activities for adults and children in baseball, softball, basketball and football.

    The Officials Coordinator helps to improve the athletic experience for participants by training and scheduling officials for sporting events.

    For information on how to sign up for one of the leagues, call the office at the number above. For game cancellations, call the Athletic Info Line at 865-215-INFO (4636).

    Knoxville Parks and Recreation Staff
    Employees of Parks and Recreation

    Mission Statement:
    The City of Knoxville Parks and Recreation Department provides a safe and fun environment so all citizens may enjoy their leisure time. Our dedicated staff works to promote healthy lifestyles and character building activities by providing affordable quality programs, parks, and recreation venues.

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