Fitness

Spring 2018


All fall classes, workshops and events will be held at Farragut Town Hall, 11408 Municipal Center Drive. Register at townoffarragut.org/register, in person at Town Hall or by phone (218-3375). Payment is due at the time of registration. All credit card payments will incur a transaction fee. Cash and check payments are also accepted when registering in person. No refunds are given. The Town of Farragut is not responsible for costs associated with the purchase of supplies when a class is canceled.

Knoxville Youth Athletics Summer Track and Field Program


Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, June 5 – June 30, 6:30 – 8 PM at the Farragut, CAK, Catholic and Bearden sites. Cost: $42 per participant (discounts available for multiple children). Cost includes four weeks of practice; four Saturday meets and a program T-shirt. Open to youth ages 5 – 18 who are interested in track and field, running and athletics. The program exposes kids to the fundamentals of track and field with an emphasis on fun and fitness. Meets are held Saturdays from 8:30 AM – 1 PM. Co-sponsored by the Town of Farragut. Visit knoxvilleyouthathletics.org or call 414-3724 for more information and to register.

Knoxville Youth Athletics Summer Cross Country Program


Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, June 11 – July 27 (middle and high school) and July 9 – 27 (grades 3-5), 7:30 – 9 AM at Founders Park at Campbell Station Parking Lot. Cost: $95 (middle and high); $60 (grades 3-5). The Summer Cross Country Program will offer kids in grades 3 – 12 the opportunity to lay a solid foundation of summer training for the upcoming fall cross country season. Co-sponsored by the Town of Farragut. Visit knoxvilleyouthathletics.org or call 643-2840 for more information and to register.

Fitness

Zumba

  • Mondays, Oct. 16 – Nov. 20, 6:30 – 7:30 PM
  • Cost: $45
  • Registration and payment deadline: Friday, Oct. 13

Taught by Karen McKinney, Zumba is a cardio-based workout with a Latin flavor designed to tone and sculpt your body while burning fat.

Beginning and Continuing Taoist Tai Chi Classes

  • Saturdays, Oct. 7 – Dec. 30, 10 – 11:30 AM & Sundays, Oct. 1 – Dec. 31, 9 – 10:30 AM

Taoist Tai Chi® arts are a powerful system for cultivation of body, mind and spirit to help practitioners return to a natural way of living. The practice contributes to better balance and posture, increased strength and flexibility, improved circulation, calmness and peace of mind. For more information, call (865) 482-7761, email tennessee@taoist.org, or visit www.taoist.org.


    Special Events

    Freaky Friday Fright Nite in Farragut

    • Friday, Oct. 27, 5 – 7 PM at Mayor Bob Leonard Park
    • Cost: free

    Children ages 12 and under and in costume are invited to “trick or treat” on the walk trail while local businesses, community groups and Town of Farragut volunteers hand out treats and provide games with prizes and cookie decorating. Participants are asked to bring items to benefit the local Ronald McDonald House. Visit townoffarragut.org/communityevents for a list of needed items.

    Light the Park

    • Kickoff event: 5:30 – 7:00 PM, Monday, Nov. 27, at Founders Park at Campbell Station
    • Lights come on at dusk every evening, except Dec. 25, through Monday, Jan. 1
    • Cost: free.

    During the kickoff, sponsored by Shop Farragut, parking is available across the street from the park, courtesy of Westgate Christian Fellowship. Welcome the holiday season with refreshments, entertainment and the flipping of a giant switch that turns on tens of thousands of lights throughout the park. A special guest in red will also make an appearance.

    Veteran’s Reception and A Day of Infamy Presentation

    • Monday, Dec. 4. Reception: 6 PM; Presentation: 7 PM
    • Cost: Free – no registration required.

    Local veterans are invited to a reception to view Farragut Museum exhibits and enjoy light refreshments. Frank Galbraith, retired Farragut Middle School history teacher, will present The Day of Infamy in the Town Hall Board Room. He will discuss the events leading up to WWII, including the end of WWI, the roaring ’20s, organized crime, the Great Depression, Hitler coming to power and the attack on Pearl Harbor. WWII veterans have a special invitation to attend and answer questions.

    Celebrate the Season

    • Thursday, Dec. 7, 4:30 – 7 PM at Farragut Town Hall
    • Cost: free.

    Town Hall is adorned in holiday splendor for this annual event, which has become a tradition for many families. Activities include cookie decorating, crafts, Farragut Museum tours and entertainment. Photos with Santa are available 4:30 to 6 p.m.

    Fitness

    Zumba

    • Mondays, Oct. 16 – Nov. 20, 6:30 – 7:30 PM
    • Cost: $45
    • Registration and payment deadline: Friday, Oct. 13

    Taught by Karen McKinney, Zumba is a cardio-based workout with a Latin flavor designed to tone and sculpt your body while burning fat.

    Beginning and Continuing Taoist Tai Chi Classes

    • Saturdays, Oct. 7 – Dec. 30, 10 – 11:30 AM & Sundays, Oct. 1 – Dec. 31, 9 – 10:30 AM

    Taoist Tai Chi® arts are a powerful system for cultivation of body, mind and spirit to help practitioners return to a natural way of living. The practice contributes to better balance and posture, increased strength and flexibility, improved circulation, calmness and peace of mind. For more information, call (865) 482-7761, email tennessee@taoist.org, or visit www.taoist.org.


      Special Events

      Freaky Friday Fright Nite in Farragut

      • Friday, Oct. 27, 5 – 7 PM at Mayor Bob Leonard Park
      • Cost: free

      Children ages 12 and under and in costume are invited to “trick or treat” on the walk trail while local businesses, community groups and Town of Farragut volunteers hand out treats and provide games with prizes and cookie decorating. Participants are asked to bring items to benefit the local Ronald McDonald House. Visit townoffarragut.org/communityevents for a list of needed items.

      Light the Park

      • Kickoff event: 5:30 – 7:00 PM, Monday, Nov. 27, at Founders Park at Campbell Station
      • Lights come on at dusk every evening, except Dec. 25, through Monday, Jan. 1
      • Cost: free.

      During the kickoff, sponsored by Shop Farragut, parking is available across the street from the park, courtesy of Westgate Christian Fellowship. Welcome the holiday season with refreshments, entertainment and the flipping of a giant switch that turns on tens of thousands of lights throughout the park. A special guest in red will also make an appearance.

      Veteran’s Reception and A Day of Infamy Presentation

      • Monday, Dec. 4. Reception: 6 PM; Presentation: 7 PM
      • Cost: Free – no registration required.

      Local veterans are invited to a reception to view Farragut Museum exhibits and enjoy light refreshments. Frank Galbraith, retired Farragut Middle School history teacher, will present The Day of Infamy in the Town Hall Board Room. He will discuss the events leading up to WWII, including the end of WWI, the roaring ’20s, organized crime, the Great Depression, Hitler coming to power and the attack on Pearl Harbor. WWII veterans have a special invitation to attend and answer questions.

      Celebrate the Season

      • Thursday, Dec. 7, 4:30 – 7 PM at Farragut Town Hall
      • Cost: free.

      Town Hall is adorned in holiday splendor for this annual event, which has become a tradition for many families. Activities include cookie decorating, crafts, Farragut Museum tours and entertainment. Photos with Santa are available 4:30 to 6 p.m.

      Fitness

      Zumba

      • Mondays, Oct. 16 – Nov. 20, 6:30 – 7:30 PM
      • Cost: $45
      • Registration and payment deadline: Friday, Oct. 13

      Taught by Karen McKinney, Zumba is a cardio-based workout with a Latin flavor designed to tone and sculpt your body while burning fat.

      Beginning and Continuing Taoist Tai Chi Classes

      • Saturdays, Oct. 7 – Dec. 30, 10 – 11:30 AM & Sundays, Oct. 1 – Dec. 31, 9 – 10:30 AM

      Taoist Tai Chi® arts are a powerful system for cultivation of body, mind and spirit to help practitioners return to a natural way of living. The practice contributes to better balance and posture, increased strength and flexibility, improved circulation, calmness and peace of mind. For more information, call (865) 482-7761, email tennessee@taoist.org, or visit www.taoist.org.


        Special Events

        Freaky Friday Fright Nite in Farragut

        • Friday, Oct. 27, 5 – 7 PM at Mayor Bob Leonard Park
        • Cost: free

        Children ages 12 and under and in costume are invited to “trick or treat” on the walk trail while local businesses, community groups and Town of Farragut volunteers hand out treats and provide games with prizes and cookie decorating. Participants are asked to bring items to benefit the local Ronald McDonald House. Visit townoffarragut.org/communityevents for a list of needed items.

        Light the Park

        • Kickoff event: 5:30 – 7:00 PM, Monday, Nov. 27, at Founders Park at Campbell Station
        • Lights come on at dusk every evening, except Dec. 25, through Monday, Jan. 1
        • Cost: free.

        During the kickoff, sponsored by Shop Farragut, parking is available across the street from the park, courtesy of Westgate Christian Fellowship. Welcome the holiday season with refreshments, entertainment and the flipping of a giant switch that turns on tens of thousands of lights throughout the park. A special guest in red will also make an appearance.

        Veteran’s Reception and A Day of Infamy Presentation

        • Monday, Dec. 4. Reception: 6 PM; Presentation: 7 PM
        • Cost: Free – no registration required.

        Local veterans are invited to a reception to view Farragut Museum exhibits and enjoy light refreshments. Frank Galbraith, retired Farragut Middle School history teacher, will present The Day of Infamy in the Town Hall Board Room. He will discuss the events leading up to WWII, including the end of WWI, the roaring ’20s, organized crime, the Great Depression, Hitler coming to power and the attack on Pearl Harbor. WWII veterans have a special invitation to attend and answer questions.

        Celebrate the Season

        • Thursday, Dec. 7, 4:30 – 7 PM at Farragut Town Hall
        • Cost: free.

        Town Hall is adorned in holiday splendor for this annual event, which has become a tradition for many families. Activities include cookie decorating, crafts, Farragut Museum tours and entertainment. Photos with Santa are available 4:30 to 6 p.m.