The City of Pigeon Forge Department of Parks and Recreations 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
Knoxville Martial Arts Academy
"Comprehensive mixed martial arts training for all ages"
(5 - 9 year olds)
(10 - 15 year olds)
For more information contact: Eric A. Turner Owner/ Head Instructor—865-809-3002 or www.knoxvillemartialartsacademy.com
Cheer and Tumble Class
Cheer and Tumble classes are held on Wednesday and Thursday nights from 4 to 5 pm. Instructed by Judy Henderson the classes are suitable for beginners to the more advanced tumbler. If your interested but are not sure this is for you, stop by and join in for a FREE class. Cost for cheer and tumbling class is $30 for 4 class sessions (1 per week per month)
Just Older Youth (JOY) is for senior adults and meets on the first Friday of each month. During the monthly meetings we play BINGO, cards, and participate in other activities. A pot luck lunch is served at 11:30 (everyone is encouraged to bring a dish but it is not required). From time to time we will have special guest come for presentation on health, fitness and other topics important for the senior community.
After School Programs
The Pigeon Forge Community Center program staff offers two different after school programs.
This program is a structured program that is held everyday after school (day camps are usually available on days school is out). The kids are dropped off at the community center via school bus. When the arrive they are given a snack, and then a time for the 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 with tutors from 3 to 4pm and then a variety of activities are offered on a daily basis. These activities included but are not limited to: football, ultimate frisbee, dodgeball, basketball, and kickball.
Egg Hunt & Breakfast with the Easter Bunny
The Easter Egg Hunt is held at Pigeon Forge City Park the Saturday before Easter. This is a Free Event for children ages 0 - 12! the Breakfast with the Easter Bunny is held at the Pigeon Forge Community Center. Tickets are required for breakfast, and sale out quickly. Purchase your ticket at the Community Center Front Desk or by calling 865-429-7373.
The Halloween event is a yearly event that is a safe alternative for families to go Trick or Treating. This non-scary event is a Free event and has grown to over 4000 participants the past couple of years. Vendors from the Pigeon Forge Community set up fun and sometimes interactive displays and hand out candy.
Community Tree Lighting
The First Thursday in December the Woody Brackin’s Memorial Christmas Tree is lit. 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.
Adult Program Supervisor: Jeremy Mowdy
Contact Information: 865-429-7373 x26
Youth Program Supervisor: Eli Cockrum
Contact Information: 865-429-7373 x23