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The South Knoxville Community Center Pool can be rented out for birthday parties and other events. The pool is available on weekends as well as during regular hours of operation.

Please call the South Knoxville Community Center staff for rates and availability. 865-579-3122

South Knoxville Community Center
522 Old Maryville Pike

Pickers and Grinners at South Knoxville Community Center
The Pickers and Grinners is open to all musicians and they give free concerts every week.

South Knoxville

Directions: Headed south on the Henley Street bridge, and at the red light at Baptist Hospital, turn right onto Blount Ave. (Train tunnel is one lane only.) Continue about 1.5 miles to next red light. On your right will be Mary Vestal Park. Continue straight (approx. 100 ft.) Recreation center is on left. (Entrance is before the railroad tracks.)

This community center has a variety of senior programs. There is also an indoor pool open to the public.


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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