The City of Pigeon Forge Department of Parks and Recreation prides itself on its many programs that are offered for all ages.  

We are always open to new ideas, please contact us if you have a great program idea that you would like to see. For information regarding any of the programs please contact the Pigeon Forge Community Center Front Desk at 865-429-7373 

J.O.Y. Club

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and out of an abundance of caution, the J.O.Y. Club has temporarily been suspended. Please check the Pigeon Forge Parks and Recreation Department Facebook page or call the community center at 865-429-7373, for updates on when this program will return in 2021. Thank you for your understanding.

After School Programs

The Pigeon Forge Community Center program staff offers two different after school programs.

Elementary age:

This program is a structured program that is held everyday after school (day camps are usually available on days school is scheduled out). The kids are dropped off at the community center via school bus. When they arrive they are given a snack and then a time for homework and tutoring. Once homework is done the kids participate in a variety of activities from arts and crafts to bowling and swimming.

Middle School and High School age:

This program is a voluntary program for the student that come to the community center after school each day. The students are offered a homework area and a variety of activities are offered on a daily basis. These activities include but are not limited to: football, ultimate frisbee, dodgeball, basketball, and kickball. 


Special Events


The Halloween Spooktacular is a yearly, one-day event that takes place the week of Halloween. This event is a safe alternative for families to go Trick or Treating. This non-scary event is a FREE event and has grown to over 4,000 participants the past few years. Vendors from the Pigeon Forge Community set up fun, and sometimes interactive displays, and hand out candy. The 2018 Halloween Spooktacular is scheduled for Thursday, October 25, 2018 from 6:00-9:00 PM. 



The first Tuesday in December, the Woody Brackin’s Memorial Christmas Tree is lit at our Pigeon Forge Community Christmas Event. After the tree lighting, the crowd moves inside the Pigeon Forge Community Center for snacks, entertainment, games, and a visit from Santa. This is a Free event.

Program Staff:

Recreation Superintendant: Dave Anderson

Contact Information: 865-429-7373


Program Supervisor: Austin McCarter 

Contact Information: 865-429-7373 x23


Program Supervisor: Seth Rodgers

Contact Information: 865-429-7373 x26