Welcome

The City of Collegedale Parks and Recreation mission is to provide places, avenues and recreational opportunities for all people to gather, celebrate, learn and engage in activities that promote health, well-being, community, and the environment. These opportunities are evolving with the ever-growing needs of our area. Collegedale residents and visitors enjoy parks, greenways, playgrounds, outdoor recreation and leisure activities year-round. Our natural surroundings create artistic beauty for all seasons. Collegedale continues to rank high in the state for Best Cities to Live In, Safest Cities, and Fastest Growing Cities. We are proud to have been recognized as a Healthier Tennessee community by the Governor’s Foundation.
Stay up to date on events, programs and activities in our area by liking our Facebook page, Collegedaleparksandrec. For health and wellness news, join the Collegedale Inspires Healthy Living coalition and follow on Facebook, CollegedaleInspires. If you support the mission of the Parks and Recreation department and would like to make a donation, please contact the Collegedale Parks & Recreation Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization.

Things to do

20
MAR

Circulating Life

What is red, white, and blue in you? Join the Parks and Recreation staff at Kids Club to find out! Discover how blood travels through your body and all of the amazing things it does.

Collegedale Library
9318 Apison Pike Ooltewah Tennessee 37363

3/20/2019 @ 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM




20
MAR

Collegedale Tall Tales

Join Collegedale in celebrating World Story Telling Day with local personality, Richard Garey. He is an actor and playwright, who delights audiences with a glimpse into the creative mind of Mark Twain.

Collegedale Commons
4950 Swinyar Drive Collegedale Tennessee 37315-1880

3/20/2019 @ 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM




22
MAR

Senior Stretch

Stretch your muscles; body & mind! Walking, guest speakers, projects, games, and other activities are samples of the 55+ social gatherings each Friday.

East Community Room Collegedale City Hall
4910 Swinyar Drive Collegedale Tennessee 37315-1880

3/22/2019 @ 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM




24
MAR

Collegedale Market

Artwork, jewelry, homemade items, fresh produce, local foods, music... the Collegedale Market has found a permanent home at The Commons every Wednesday evening.

The Commons
4950 Swinyar Drive Collegedale TN 37315

3/24/2019 @ 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM




29
MAR

Senior Stretch

Socialize and exercise each week with the Senior Stretch group. Each program includes stretching exercises and educational opportunities to stretch the mind as well.

Collegedale Municipal Building
4910 Swinyar Drive Collegedale TN 37315

3/29/2019 @ 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM




31
MAR

Collegedale Market

Artwork, jewelry, homemade items, fresh produce, local foods, music... the Collegedale Market has found a permanent home at The Commons every Wednesday evening.

Collegedale Commons
4950 Swinyar Drive Collegedale Tennessee 37315-1880

3/31/2019 @ 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM




01
APR

Movement & Motion

A New Program for ages 3 to 5 Activities, games, music and more to encourage movement and improve social skills in your preschooler For more information contact Parks & Recreation 423-468-1971

Collegedale Municipal Building
4910 Swinyar Drive Collegedale Tennessee 37315-1880

4/1/2019 @ 9:45 AM to 10:15 AM




01
APR

Children's Handbell Choir

Parks & Recreation is excited to offer its second children’s handbell choir for ages 7-10. This a great opportunity to learn about an instrument and play in an ensemble. Space is limited to 8 performers. Registration opens February 11th. The fee per participant is $35 with commitments for the rehearsals and performance.

Collegedale Parks and Recreation Office
5225 Tallant Road Ooltewah Tennessee 37363

4/1/2019 @ 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM




02
APR

Pickleball Beginner Clinic

Have you always wanted to play pickleball and not known how to get started? This clinic is designed for new players. It will cover basic rules of the game and equipment. Participants are encouraged to bring their own paddle; however, paddles will be available. Due to limited availability of equipment and courts, registration is required. Each clinic is limited to 8 participants. Clinic dates include April 2 (6-7:30PM) and April 6 (8-9:30AM). For registration please call Collegedale Parks and Recreation at 423-468-1971.

Imagination Station Pickleball Courts
4910 Swinyar Drive Collegedale Tennessee 37315-1880

4/2/2019 @ 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM




02
APR

Movie Date Night

Date Night Movies are the second Tuesday of the month. Bring a blanket and some cushions to the Pavilion at The Commons and enjoy a great classic movie. Chairs are welcome; please keep the front viewing area open for those without chairs.

The Commons Pavilion
4950 Swinyar Drive Collegedale TN 37315

4/2/2019 @ 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM




05
APR

Senior Stretch: Retired, and Loving It!

Socialize and exercise each week with the Senior Stretch group. Each program includes stretching exercises and educational opportunities to stretch the mind as well.

Collegedale Municipal Building
4910 Swinyar Drive, P.O. Box 1880 Collegedale Tennessee 37315

4/5/2019 @ 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM




06
APR

Pickleball Beginner Clinic

Have you always wanted to play pickleball and not known how to get started? This clinic is designed for new players. It will cover basic rules of the game and equipment. Participants are encouraged to bring their own paddle; however, paddles will be available. Due to limited availability of equipment and courts, registration is required. Each clinic is limited to 8 participants. Clinic dates include April 2 (6-7:30PM) and April 6 (8-9:30AM). For registration please call Collegedale Parks and Recreation at 423-468-1971.

Imagination Station Pickleball Courts
4910 Swinyar Drive Collegedale Tennessee 37315-1880

4/6/2019 @ 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM




07
APR

The Commons Family Movie Nights

Movie night is the first Saturday of the month. Bring your blankets out to The Commons for family-friendly movies. Chairs are permitted; just allow front seating for those without. $5 donation per family.

The Commons Pavilion
4950 Swinyar Drive Collegedale TN 37315

4/7/2019 @ 7:00 PM to 10:30 PM




08
APR

Movement & Motion

A New Program for ages 3 to 5 Activities, games, music and more to encourage movement and improve social skills in your preschooler For more information contact Parks & Recreation 423-468-1971

Collegedale Municipal Building
4910 Swinyar Drive Collegedale TN 37315

4/8/2019 @ 9:45 AM to 10:15 AM




12
APR

Senior Stretch

Socialize and exercise each week with the Senior Stretch group. Each program includes stretching exercises and educational opportunities to stretch the mind as well.

Collegedale Municipal Building
4910 Swinyar Drive Collegedale Tennessee 37315-1880

4/12/2019 @ 9:00 PM to 10:10 PM




14
APR

Collegedale Market

Artwork, jewelry, homemade items, fresh produce, local foods, music... the Collegedale Market has found a permanent home at The Commons every Saturday.

The Commons
4950 Swinyar Drive Collegedale Tennessee 37315

4/14/2019 @ 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM




15
APR

Movement & Motion

A New Program for ages 3 to 5 Activities, games, music and more to encourage movement and improve social skills in your preschooler For more information contact Parks & Recreation 423-468-1971

Collegedale Municipal Building
4910 Swinyar Drive Collegedale TN 37315

4/15/2019 @ 9:45 AM to 10:15 AM




18
APR

Junkyard Drumming

Do you have the rhythm? Join the Parks & Recreation staff in the first Collegedale bucket drumming group for ages 8-13. This is a great opportunity to learn how to read music and play unconventional instruments. Space is limited to 6 performers. Registration opens February 11th. The fee for participation is $35 with commitments for the rehearsals and performance.

Collegedale Parks and Recreation Office
5225 Tallant Road Ooltewah Tennessee 37363

4/18/2019 @ 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM




19
APR

Senior Stretch: Retired and Loving It

Stretch your muscles; body & mind! Walking, guest speakers, projects, games, and other activities are samples of the 55+ social gatherings each Friday.

City Hall
4910 Swinyar Drive Collegedale TN 37315

4/19/2019 @ 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM




Spotlight

Collegedale is a great place for walking, hiking, running and biking. Check out these links.