Summer days continue, and Cookeville has lots to offer. Enjoy!
When it comes to leisurely activities, Cookeville has plenty to offer through its Department of Leisure Services. Numerous events, programs and classes are always in the works to satisfy all ages.
COOKEVILLE – Cookeville Leisure Services is offering a fall league for men's five-on-five basketball at the Cane Creek Gymnasium. The league includes seven regular season games and a single elimination tournament. Games will be [...]
COOKEVILLE – Cookeville Leisure Services will be offering an eight-week fitness class for homeschool students on Fridays, Sept. 8-Oct. 27, from 1-2 p.m. at the Cane Creek Gymnasium. Homeschool Fitness, first offered last spring [...]
COOKEVILLE – The year is 1959, and a white neighborhood outside of Chicago is about to be shaken up. “A black family is moving in,” explained Kathleen Gilpatrick, director of the Cookeville Performing Arts [...]
COOKEVILLE – As summer slides into fall, citizens of all ages and interests will have plenty of ways to spend their leisure time as Cookeville Leisure Services continues its goal of “making the good [...]
COOKEVILLE – Take a hike – a history hike, that is. Cookeville Leisure Services’ History Hikes are held monthly, April through August and again in October. They are free, fun and family-friendly. Remaining hikes are scheduled for [...]
The Department of Leisure Services and Public Facilities is the leading provider of recreational and educational programs, classes and events in this area. We are responsible for all city parks, the Cookeville Performing Arts Center, Cane Creek Recreation Center and Gymnasium, Cane Creek SportsPlex, Cookeville Depot and History museums, maintenance of all city buildings, and Cookeville City Cemetery. We provide programs, classes and special events throughout the year, many of which are free.
Online registration is available for classes, events and programs, and reservations for shelters.
Our mission is to enhance the quality of life by being the leading provider of quality leisure time activities, programs, events, facilities and open space for our citizens. That mission is guided by some basic beliefs:
— We believe in safety and cleanliness.
— We believe in being creative, innovative and progressive.
— We believe offering a money-back guarantee indicates our commitment to quality and excellence.
— We believe our people, whether full-time, part-time or temporary, are our most important resource and asset.
— We believe our facility users and program participants’ first impression will be their lasting impression.
— We believe word of mouth is the most important form of publicity and marketing.
— We believe in being courteous, helpful, attentive and fair.
— We believe in protecting and preserving open space and parks in order to enhance the quality of life for future generations.
— We believe in making the good life better.