"RECREATION DIRECTOR"

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

Mission Statement

The Lenoir City Parks and Recreation Department strives to provide a broad range of recreation programs and facilities to enhance the quality of life for the citizens of Lenoir City.

Parks and Recreation Department Staff

Director - Steve Harrelson  (E-Mail: suprec@bellsouth.net)  

Program Coordinator - Jason Simon  (E-Mail: jasons@usit.net)

Maintenance Supervisor - Burke Nelson

Registration Info

Interested persons can register for programs by calling the Parks and Recreation Department at 986-7224. Registration information can be taken on the phone but participants will still need to come by Lenoir City City Hall and pre-pay before they are officially registered. For any additional registration information call the Parks and Recreation Offices at the number listed above.

Shelter Reservations

Anyone that would like to reserve a shelter at the Lenoir City Park may do so by calling Betty Wells at 986-7224. Shelter reservations will be taken at a first call basis. There is a $10 reservation fee for all shelters at Lenoir City Park. The shelter at Rock Springs Park is available on a first come first serve basis only.

Lenoir City War Memorial Building Reservations

Registrations for the Memorial Building can be taken by calling the Parks and Recreation Offices at 986-7224. The fee for the Building is $20 per hour.

Program or Facility Suggestions?

Do you have a suggestion for a new program or facility? We are always looking for new, innovative ideas to include with our program and facility offerings. If so, you can call or write to:

Lenoir City Parks and Recreation
P.O. Box 445
600 E. Broadway
Lenoir City, TN 37771

Phone# (865) 986-7224 or Fax # (865) 988-5143

LOCATION OF PARKS AND RECREATION FACILITIES

Lenoir City Hall

Located at 600 East Broadway

* Parks and Recreation Offices

* Meeting Rooms

Lenoir City Park

Located adjacent to Fort Loudon Dam and Marina

* tennis courts*  7 picnic shelters

* 2 playground areas*  beach volleyball court

* walking trail*  boat ramp and dock

* restrooms

Rock Springs Park

Located on Rock Springs Road ˝ mile from Highway 321

* walking trail*  playground area

* restrooms*  picnic shelter

Town Creek Greenway

Located on Broadway across form Pilot Station

Connects Broadway (hwy.11) to Rock Springs Park

* ˝ mile walk/bike trail

Lee Russell Recreation Complex

Located off Kingston Street 3/4 mile from Highway 11

* 2 baseball fields* softball field

* concession/restrooms*picnic shelter

Industrial Park Soccer Complex

Located on Industrial Blvd.

* 3 soccer fields* 2 baseball fields

Lenoir City Civitan Field

Located on Nelson Street

* football field* baseball field

* field house

Lenoir City War Memorial Building

Located on B Street 1 block from Highway 11

* indoor gymnasium* kitchen

*restrooms* meeting rooms

Hall Ferry Park

Located on Industrial Blvd. 2/10 of a mile from Highway 11

*picnic shelter

*basketball court

*playground area

Fort Loudon Recreation Area

Located adjacent to Fort Loudon Dam

* swimming area/beach* picnic tables

* restrooms

YOUTH SPORTS ASSOCIATIONS

Lenoir City Youth Baseball and Softball

Contact, Steve Harrelson...................986-7224

 

Lenoir City Adult Softball

Contact, Steve Harrelson...................986-7224

 

Lenoir City Youth Basketball

Contact, Jason Simon........................986-7224

 

Lenoir City Quarterback Club (Youth Football)

Contact, Troy Perlov......................986-3361

 

Lenoir City Youth Football Organization

Contact, Steven Smith

 

Lenoir City AYSO (Youth Soccer)
Click Here for our Website

SENIOR ACTIVITIES

Seniors Dance Night

Come be a part of the fun while other seniors dance to a variety of music. Dance styles ranging from the Two-step to Appalachian dance styles are performed on Saturday nights. The last Saturday in the month a birthday party is given to the seniors that had a birthday that month. A live band performs every Saturday night as well. General public is welcome!

Time: 7:00pm

Location; Lenoir City Memorial Building

Contact: Carolyn Jenkins (986- 3791)

Bridge Class

The Lenoir City Seniors will be forming a bridge class in the month of January at River Oaks assisted living. If anyone is interested in joining this class contact Carolyn Jenkins at 986-3791.

Computer Classes

Anyone interested in learning more about the computer is welcome to come and join others and improve their computer skills. The class starts with Introduction to Computers. After that the instructor will teach Windows 98, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel( spread sheets), Internet, and Computer Genealogy.(Family Tree Maker) Classes now in progress.

Time: Thursday@ 6:00p.m./ Friday 10:00a.m.to 12:00p.m. and 1:00p.m. to 3:00p.m.

Location: Lenoir City Memorial Building

Contact: Jason Simon(986-7224) or Carolyn Jenkins(986-3791)

DANCE PROGRAMS 

Tennessee Valley Rounds

Join the Tennessee Valley Rounds as they go through a variety of different dance styles. Dances are held every second and fourth Friday of every month from 8:00pm - 10:00pm. Spectators are welcome!

Location: Lenoir City Memorial Building

Class Meets: Mondays (continuous)

Beginners 7:00pm/Intermediate 8:00p.m.

Advanced 9:00pm - 10:00pm Contact: Bill or Carolyn Jenkins( 986-3791)

Western Style Dance

This class is a continuous class. It includes basic, mainstream, and plus stages. Beginner classes start in September. The class is open for two weeks . After the two weeks the class is closed. No new students will be accepted until next September. Spectators are welcome.

Location: Lenoir City Memorial Building

Class Meets: Tuesdays/continuous

Instructor: Ron Marion

Contact: Carolyn Jenkins(986-3791)

Little T Squares

Come join the Little T Squares for a night of dancing. Dances are held every 1st, 3rd, and 5th Friday of every month The Western Style Dance class must be completed in order to participate in the dances that have been designated.

Location: Lenoir City Memorial Building

Contact: Carolyn Jenkins (986-3791)

*Adult CPR

This comprehensive course combines CPR for adults, infants, and children. It teaches you how to deal with life-threatening emergencies such as block airway, rescue breathing, chest compressions, and more. Please register a week prior to the session if you would like to attend. 

*Firearm Safety

This class is designated to provide information on proper storage and equipment to have to keep guns out of reach of children. Also provides an overview of the importance of keeping guns in a safe location and not letting them get into the wrong hands. This is not a Hunter’s Safety course. Please register by calling 986-7224.

Pickin ‘n Grinin

This program will be available for anyone who would like to bring their guitars and meet one night a week with other guitar players and have a big jam session. Any musician who plays other string instruments (banjo, fiddle, mandolin) are welcome to come join. Anyone interested needs to call Jason Simon at 986-7224.

Needle Tatting Class

Lenoir City Parks and Recreation will offer needle tatting. Needle tatting is an art of making lace with a needle and thread. The end result is similar to shuttle tatting. Classes will be offered for six weeks on Thursdays nights beginning February 1st. Age 10 and up are welcome. Please call 986-7224 to register or for more information.

Self Defense Class

This class is designated to increase self awareness, self confidence, physical fitness, and self discipline. Bum Do Kuan is the self-defense karate that will be taught. Cheerleading classes and youth activities will be provided. Classes are now in progress. For more information contact Jason Simon at 986-7224.

Date: Monday 6:00p.m. to 7:00p.m./Wednesday 6:00p.m. to 8:00p.m.(continuous)

Location: Lenoir City Memorial Building

Fee: $5

* Wednesday classes are broken down into two categories. 6:00p.m.(Beginners) 7:00p.m.(Advance)

ATHLETICS 

Lenoir City Youth Basketball

Divisions:

Ages 5-7(Coed)

Ages 8-9(Coed)

Ages 10-11(Boys)

Ages 12-14(Boys)

Ages 10-14(Girls)

Lenoir City Baseball Leagues

Divisions:

A League- Ages 5-6(Coed)

AA League- Ages 7-8(Coed)

AAA League- Ages 9-10(Boys)

Major League- Ages 11-12(Boys)

Dixie Boys-Ages 13-14(Boys)

Pre-Majors- Ages 15-16(Boys)

Lenoir City Softball Leagues

Divisions:

12 Under Girls - Ages 9-12

16 Under Girls - Ages 13-16 

Mens Open League

Open Coed League

Umpire’s Clinic

Anyone interested in umpiring needs to attend. The clinic will go over umpiring techniques and rules of the game.

Location: Lee Russell Recreation Complex

NYSCA Coaches Clinics

  NYSCA stands for National Youth Sports Coaches Association. The purpose of this clinic is to train volunteer youth coaches on how to work with children in all aspects of sports. Coaches receive training, continuing education, excess liability insurance coverage, and each coach will be accountable for a code of ethics when coaching. For more information Contact Jason Simon or Steve Harrelson.

Basketball Coaches Clinic

Location: City Hall

Baseball/Softball Coaches Clinic

Location: City Hall

Coed Church Volleyball League

Tennis League/Tournament

Lenoir City Parks and Recreation will be holding a tennis league and tournament. For more information contact Jason Simon or Steve Harrelson at 986-7224.

KID’S FITNESS

Basic Tumbling

This class is designated for children who are interested in learning the basics of tumbling. They will start out basic and then will progress to an advance stage toward the end of the session. Anyone interested can call 986-7224 to register. 

Ages 6-12 years

Location: Lenoir City Memorial Building

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