Elmer Brine Pool

Parks and Recreation Director

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

Lakeshore Park
5930 Lyons View Pike
Knoxville, TN 37919

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NOW HIRING SUMMER LIFEGUARDS
Benefits of working with City of Knoxville Aquatics:
• Flexible Hours & Schedules
• FREE Future Certifications
• Competitive Pay
• Learn on the Job
• Promotional Opportunities
• Join OUR TEAM & Have Fun!
Contact us at [email protected] or call 865-300-4624




REGISTER / RESERVE ONLINE
Register for an Aquatics Program
Reserve a Pool for an Event
EMAIL AQUATICS STAFF
 
POOL DETAILS
• hydraulic lift
• lap lanes
• restrooms
• South Knoxville Community Center
•  adjacent to Mary Vestal Park and Mary Vestal Greenway
Handicap SignAccessible parking, changing room/restroom, and hydraulic lift
RIDE THE BUS TO THIS POOL
katRoute 45 - 4 min. walk
Candora at Maryville Pike

Elmer Brine Pool at the South Knoxville Community Center


522 Maryville Pike
865-579-3122
Click here to email Aquatics staff

South Knoxville
Elmer Brine Pool
 
DIRECTIONS: Head 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.)


Elmer Brine Pool is located inside the South Knoxville Community Center.

Elmer Brine Pool - Spring 2024 - Brochure


HOURS & COST

Cost:
$3 per person per visit.  Splash Pass [PDF] available for frequent visitors. 

Fall/Winter/Spring Hours (September 11 to mid-May):
Monday, Wednesday, & Friday: 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Tuesday & Thursday:  7 a.m. to 3 p.m. & 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. (weekend hours will end on 5/16/2024)
Saturday:  Closed (check back for updates)

Summer Hours (May 28 to September 10): 
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays 7 a.m. to 12 p.m., 
Tuesdays & Thursdays 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
* No evening or weekend hours during the summer


SCHEDULE OVERVIEW -Summer 2024 (mid-May to September)
(Subject to change)
 
ACTIVITY MON, WED, FRI TUES, THURS SAT
Pool Hours 7 a.m.-12 p.m.
8 a.m.- 2 p.m.
Returning in Sept.
Lap/Open Swim 7 a.m.- 8 a.m.    
Aqua Sprint 8:15 a.m.- 8:45 a.m. 8:15 a.m.- 8:45 a.m.  
Gentle Joints Arthritis Class 9 a.m.- 9:45 a.m.    
Core Water Workout   9 a.m.-10 a.m.  
Lap/Open Swim 10 a.m.- 11:45 a.m. 10 a.m.-2:45 p.m.
 
       

Hours are subject to change.
Classes take precedence over Open Swim


SENIOR PROGRAMS ACCEPTED

Check with your insurance provider or contact company directly to see if you qualify.
Renew Active & One Pass: 1-855-581-8091
Silver Sneakers: 1-888-423-4632
Silver & Fit:  1-877-427-4788

SilverSneakers Silver & Fit

One PassRenew Active


PRIVATE RENTALS (available October 2023 to April 20, 2024 - Saturdays only)

Elmer Brine Policies [PDF]
Pool Rental Prices [PDF]

Contact pool staff by phone or in person to discuss further

Available Saturdays between 12:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. from October to April 20, 2024 each year pending staff availability

HISTORY OF ELMER BRINE POOL

The pool is named for former beloved lifeguard Elmer Brine. Elmer was easily recognizable as he life-guarded in his 60s and 70s.


RULES AND REGULATIONS IN CITY RECREATION CENTERS

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.