City offers senior events outside

Paige M. TravisFun Outdoors

The city of Knoxville’s Office of Special Events is offering senior adults a new way to get active and creative in the city’s parks during the month of May.

Senior’iffic Fun in the Park will be held Wednesdays, May 12, 19 and 26, at Caswell Park (570 Winona St.) near the John T. O’Connor Senior Center.

Senior adults can participate in a variety of activities, including line dancing, Tai Chi, aerobics classes, crafts, painting and playing music. All activities will be conducted in a safe, physically distanced setting that adheres to public health protocols for reducing the risks of spreading the Covid-19 virus.

Activity sessions are available in two time slots: 9:30 to 11:20 a.m. and 11:40 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

All events are free, but registration is required for each week to allow for proper physical distancing at the event.

Go here to register for the May 12 Senior’iffic Fun in the Park event; online registration will open for May 19 and 26 nine days prior to the event date. Register for any of the dates by calling the senior centers at the numbers listed below:

  • John T. O’Connor Senior Center – 865-523-1135
  • Larry Cox Senior Center – 865-546-1700
  • South Knoxville Community Center – 865-573-3575
  • Northgate Terrace Center – 865-281-8527

To register or get more information go here.

Paige Travis is a public information specialist for the city of Knoxville.

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