Senior Centers

Parks and Recreation Director

Sheryl Ely
[email protected]
(865) 215-4311

Lakeshore Park
5930 Lyons View Pike
Knoxville, TN 37919

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Reserve a Center

Everyday activities at City senior centers include hiking clubs, field trips, blood pressure checks, cards, billiards and and much more. Other activities available throughout the week include aerobics, dance and basketweaving. 

There is no general membership fee. To learn more about senior programming offered, please click the link to each individual center or call the center's direct number.

Many senior and community centers are available to reserve for your upcoming event (birthday parties, baby showers, family outings, and/or team practices). Click here for a listing of centers available to reserve.

Click on the name below for more info about the center.

City Center Knox Location Address
John T. O'Connor Senior Center East 611 Winona St., 37917 
Larry Cox Senior Center North 3109 Ocoee Trail, 37917
South Knoxville Community Center South 522 Maryville Pk., 37920


Only the Larry Cox Senior Center and South Knoxville Community Center are rentable


Hours of operation vary by facility. Please check page of each center for hours.


The following are prohibited in City Recreation Centers
1) Possession of firearms and weapons
2) Possession of drugs, alcohol, or any illicit 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.