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
FEB

The Gross Invisible World

Germs are everywhere, but what is a germ? Join the Parks &Recreation staff to find out! Discover how germs spread, how to prevent getting sick, and much more!

Collegedale Library
9318 Apison Pike Ooltewah Tennessee 37363

2/20/2019 @ 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM




22
FEB

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

2/22/2019 @ 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM




22
FEB

Encore Kids Drama Club: Into to Drama Performance

The Collegedale Encore Kids Drama Club is proud to present their debut performance. This night of drama will consist of three skits performed by the intro to drama class. Come be entertained!

Collegedale Commons
4950 Swinyar Drive Collegedale Tennessee 37315-1880

2/22/2019 @ 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM




25
FEB

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

2/25/2019 @ 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM




01
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 Tennessee 37315-1880

3/1/2019 @ 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM




01
MAR

Fireside Chat

Retired National Wildlife Ranger Kim DeLozier and author of "Bear in the Backseat" books will entertain us with stories from his experiences as a Ranger in the Great Smoky Mountains. Jack Hanna (who spent his childhood in Knoxville!) wrote, “Kim DeLozier has seen just about everything when it comes to bear antics... [he shares] amazing stories… great pointers about how to safely view animals in the wild.”

Collegedale Commons
4950 Swinyar Drive Collegedale Tennessee 37315-1880

3/1/2019 @ 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM




03
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

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




03
MAR

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

3/3/2019 @ 7:00 PM to 10:30 PM




05
MAR

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

3/5/2019 @ 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM




08
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 Tennessee 37315-1880

3/8/2019 @ 9:00 PM to 11:00 PM




10
MAR

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

3/10/2019 @ 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM




10
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

3/10/2019 @ 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM




14
MAR

Eco Outdoor Explorer

Come discover what it means to be an outdoor explorer! Learn about how different animals in your area affect the environment, and how you can help the world around you. This program is designed to educate children 5-10 years old on different aspects of ecology and environmental science in fun and hands on activities. Join us on the second Thursday of each month September thru March.

Nature Nook
5225 Tallant Road Ooltewah Tennessee 37363

3/14/2019 @ 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM




15
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 Tennessee 37315

3/15/2019 @ 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM




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




Spotlight

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