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Borden Park Tennis Court Lighting

Beginning Monday, September 21st, power will be disconnected to the lights at the Borden Park Tennis Courts. The lights will be unavailable for a few months as the lighting is being replaced. Be advised this may cause some periodic closure of courts from time to time.
We apologize in advance for the inconvenience and will make an announcement once lighting is back in operation. Thank you for your patience and understanding during this construction phase.

Online Dog Park Registration Now Available!


We are excited to announce new and existing members can now register for Kingsport’s DOGwood Park online!


City Resident – $21.00 (1st Dog); $10 (per Additional Dog)
Non Resident – $26.00 (1st Dog); $15 (per Additional Dog)

*A merchant Fee of $3.00 Will be also be Applied to All Credit and Debit Card Payments.

KPR Reopenings and Closures During COVID-19

On Monday, June 1, Kingsport Parks and Recreation offices will reopen and rentals will resume with limited capacity and social distancing guidelines. We encourage those wishing to reserve rental spaces to schedule an appointment to come into the office by calling (423) 229-9457. Most parks along with the Kingsport Greenbelt have remained open to the public during the closure. Playgrounds are now open and available for use as of May 22, 2020. The Scott Adams Skate Park is now open and available for use as of June 3, 2020.

The following facilities and parks will remain CLOSED to the public until further notice:

Riverview Splash Pad
Outdoor Basketball Courts
Indoor Gymnasiums
Lynn View Community Center
*Please note, Centennial Park is open along with the restroom facility; however, the fountain IS NOT operational at this time.

Clean Sweep Kingsport Event!

Join us as we “Clean Sweep Kingsport”! Date: Saturday, October 12, 2019 Time:  9am – Noon Locations: Kingsport Greenbelt – Meet at Parking Lot Adjacent to PetsMart Holston River – Meet at Rotherwood Bridge Access Point on Greenbelt. For more information, Call 392-8814 or Email Event is sponsored by: Keep Kingsport Beautiful, BAE Systems,… Read more »

Kingsport covers funding gap to allow Miracle Field project to proceed

KINGSPORT — Construction of the Miracle Field project will begin in the near future thanks to action taken by the city last week. During a recent Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting, elected officials unanimously approved an amendment to the lease agreement for the old General Shale property. The Kingsport Economic Development Board — the… Read more »

Kingsport Centennial Park opening

The City of Kingsport celebrated the opening of a new park on Saturday, August 26th. Enjoy the photographs from this special event and share with your friends and social media accounts..

Cattails at MeadowView

1901 Meadowview Parkway Opened in 1998, Cattails at MeadowView in Kingsport quickly became recognized as one of the top public golf courses in Tennessee. The course, a Denis Griffiths design, features Bermuda fairways and Bentgrass greens, boasting picturesque holes that lie at the base of scenic Bays Mountain. The links-style front nine at Cattails at MeadowView… Read more »

Ultimate Frisbee ( Fall )

Ultimate Frisbee (Fall)   Eligibility: All skill levels are welcome   Programs offered: Pick up Ultimate games Fees: No Fees Program Timeline: Every other Saturday, Beginning September 5th Spring Dates TBD Location: Field at VO Dobbins Senior Complex (8-10pm) Program Administrator Ethan Medley (423) 343-9723

Borden Park – Basketball Courts

901 Lamont Street Borden Park is a 17 acre neighborhood park with many recreational components. The Park features: An asphalt outdoor basketball court located adjacent to the community building in the park.  A water fountain and seating areas are located close to the court. A walking trail, tennis courts, children’s playground equipment, horseshoe pits, outdoor… Read more »

Lynn View Community Center Walking Path

Copy Content: 257 Walker Street Adjacent to Lynn View Community Center is a neighborhood park.  The park and walking areas are open dawn to dark except when scheduled for events.   The park features: A paved 8’ wide, 3 lane running track.  The track has lighting for after hours walking For information contact 423-????