Parks and Recreation

Over our history, Parks and Recreation has expanded services and programs to serve Johnson City's growing population. We now operate 18 parks, 40 athletic fields, four recreation centers, two swimming pools and other special use facilities on more than 1,100 acres. Click here to see a map of our park locations.

Johnson City Parks and Recreation is committed to enhancing community well-being by providing responsive recreation opportunities, quality open space and preservation of natural habitats, and innovation in all aspects of our service operation. Increase your life's value today, join a program, use a facility, experience nature, share a smile and enjoy a park!

Johnson City Parks & Recreation Administrative Offices - Winged Deer Park
4137 Bristol Highway - Johnson City, TN 37601 - (423) 283-5815

Program Guides

5th Annual Kids Triathlon

Registration is now open for Memorial Park Community Center’s fifth annual Kids Triathlon, set for Saturday, Aug. 19th. The race is open to ages 6-12.

Ages 6-8 - Swim 50 meters, bike 1 mile, run .5 mile
Ages 9-10 - Swim 100 meters, bike 1.5 miles, run 1 miles
Ages 11-12 - Swim 150 meters, bike 2 miles, run 1.5 miles

Participants are responsible for bringing their own bikes, helmets, and goggles and must arrive by 8 a.m. to have bikes in the transition area and to check-in. Race begins at 9 a.m.

Where: Start at Legion Street Pool, 111 Legion St., bike on Tweetsie Trail, and end at Memorial Park Community Center, 510 Bert St.

Fees and Registration: $30 through Friday, Aug. 11. Late registration (Aug. 12-18) will be $40. There will be no registration day of race. Early registrants are guaranteed a T-shirt and medal. Register online at (credit card only) or in person at MPCC (cash or check only). Monday through Friday (7 a.m. – 9 p.m.) or Saturday (9 a.m. – 5 p.m.)

Packet Pick Up: 7 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 18 at Memorial Park Community Center. There will be no pick up day of race.

For more information, please contact MPCC at (423) 434-5749