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
www.myjcparks.org (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

Registration open for Badges and Ballers 3-on-3 basketball tournament

The Johnson City Community Roundtable will host the first-ever Badges and Ballers 3-on-3 basketball tournament Saturday, Aug. 26th at Memorial Park Community Center, 510 Bert St. Badges and Ballers will bring together Police and the community in a fun, competitive environment featuring former University of Tennessee and Science Hill High School basketball standout Damon Johnson.

Register here at www.myjcparks.com. For more information, please contact Becky Haas at (423)434-6105.

• Tournament begins at 12:30 p.m.; slam dunk contest at 3 p.m.
• $15 team entry; $10 slam dunk entry
• Each player gets an awesome T-shirt from BoomTown & Co.
• Prizes will be awarded
• Open to ages 15-adult; co-ed

Lakeside Concert Series

Winged Deer Park @ Goulding Amphitheatre - 7pm

Bring your lawn chairs, picnic basket, and your dancing shoes. Johnson City Parks and Recreation department presents their free Lakeside Concert Series taking place at Winged Deer Park’s Goulding Amphitheatre off Carroll Creek Road. Enjoy free shows from 7-9 p.m. every Thursday through July 6th (with a special Symphony performance Sept. 10th from 6-8 p.m.).

This year’s concert schedule is as follows:

• Sunday, Sept. 10, 6-8 p.m. – Johnson City Symphony

For more information, call (423)283-5815, email jcparksinfo@johnsoncitytn.org or visit www.facebook.com/jcparkstn.

Senior Services to host Invigorating Wellness series

Senior Services at Memorial Park Community Center, 510 Bert St., will offer a quarterly series on Invigorating Wellness starting this month. Invigorating Wellness will highlight several complementary health approaches identified by the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Medicine.

Each session costs $5 and will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Refreshments will be served. The schedule is as follows:

August 15, 2017 – Supplements/Herbs with Seth McLaughlin

For more information and to pre-register, please call (423)434-6237.


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