Progress is well underway at what will soon be the Linda Kerley Senior Center. The Quonset style building at 176 College Street previously housed the College Street Recreation Center. The gym inside the center will stay as is, says Collierville General Service Director Derek Honeycutt, but the front of the building is being renovated to serve the senior population in Collierville.
New Lights will Soon Shine in H.W. Cox Park
Three baseball fields at H.W. Cox Park will be getting new state of the art lighting systems soon. The Town of Collierville’s Parks Department has been replacing lights at all of its game facilities as part of a long range initiative, and fields 1, 2 and 4 at Cox Park are the last to receive the upgrade.
Collierville’s Brad Heacox Earns Youth Sports Administrator Certification
Collierville’s Parks and Recreation Athletic Coordinator Brad Heacox has earned his Certified Youth Sports Administrator (CYSA) credential from the National Alliance for Youth Sports (NAYS).
“I wanted to get this certification to help me fine tune the Collierville sports programs that I administer,” said Heacox. “It’s good to have a national standard in place to format certain aspects of the programs and to set us apart in a positive way.”
Pick Up Your 2017 Spray Park Pass Today
The Town of Collierville Spray Parks are set to open May 22, 2017! Before visitors head to the W.C. Johnson Spray Park, 419 Johnson Park Drive, they will need a 2017 Spray Park Pass upon entry. Spray Park Passes may be obtained at the Collierville Parks Administration Office, 440 West Powell Road, during normal business hours: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. The Parks Administration is encouraging spray park users to pick up a 2017 pass today.
You’re about to be Served! Collierville Parks Tennis Program is Downright Smashing
Beginning March 20th, “Order on the Court” will be the rule as tennis enthusiasts from five to sixty plus hit the courts for Collierville’s spring tennis season. Collierville’s Parks Tennis Program is designed to make the sport of tennis available to anyone who wants to learn the game in a fun environment. Collierville Parks offers tennis in the spring, summer and fall which includes camps, instructional clinics for youth and adults, adult recreational tennis leagues, United States Tennis Association (USTA) Adult Leagues, USTA Jr.(Middle School Age) Team Tennis, as well as, individual and team private instruction.