Allandale Mansion

Allandale hosts a number of community events and programs each year.

In the spring, Allandale hosts the annual Easter Egg Roll, sponsored by Kingsport Parks and Recreation.

During Fun Fest, Allandale hosts the Trash Barrel Paint-In, the Allandale Open House Tours, the Food Truck Rodeo, Croquet at Allandale, and the Pet Dog Show.

Friends of Allandale put on their stellar August Under the Stars at Allandale concert series every August.

Allandale also hosts yearly concerts for Symphony of the Mountains and other groups.

The annual Allandale Christmas tours are held the first Saturday and Sunday in December

For more information on these events, call (423) 229-9422.

• Weddings – Allandale can seat 72 for a wedding service in the Living Room.
• Dinners – Allandale can accommodate 48 for a sit down dinner in the Living Room.
• Larger gatherings may use the surrounding grounds and/or tents from a rental supply company.

Yes, restrooms are available to facility renters.

No.

Yes. The Barn has a kitchenette with two refrigerators and a microwave.

No, open flames are prohibited in the Bar. However, battery operated candles may be used.

No, open flames are prohibited in the Pavilion. Battery operated candles are allowed.

The Barn includes 17 tables (5’ round) in the hayloft which will seat 8 attendees/table. The maximum capacity in the hayloft is 136. The adjoining picnic area has 20 picnic tables which will seat approximately 120 attendees.

All photo sessions of any length and type on the grounds must be scheduled in advance. Please call 423-229-9422 for information and scheduling.

Generally, photo sessions are only allowed Monday – Thursday when other events have not been scheduled. Photos are not allowed when the grounds have been booked for private events.

General use of the picnic area is allowed when other events are not scheduled at Allandale.

Restrooms are available to facility renters only.

Call (423) 229-9422 for availability.

Yes, restrooms are available to facility renters.

No.

These facilities are not heated , and as such may only be rented April – October of each year.

No, these items are prohibited per the Kingsport Fire Department.

The Pavilion includes 10 picnic tables which will seat approximately 80-100 guests. Additional tables and chairs may be available to rent from Allandale.

The maximum capacity of the Pavilion’s interior is 150-175.

Yes, fishing is allowed Monday – Thursday during daylight hours, as long as no other events are scheduled. A Tennessee fishing license is required.

The ponds are not stocked. Please call 423-229-9422 for information

Yes, a standard State of Tennessee Fishing License is required.

Yes, restrooms are available to facility renters.

No, Sound systems and other equipment must be provided by the renter.

No, however a limited number of chairs may be rented from Allandale for $1.50/each.

No. It is up to the renter to obtain the linens, silverware, glassware, and any other items needed for the rental.

Yes.

Allandale does not provide catering services, and it is up to the renter to secure the services of an outside caterer.

Allandale offers two different options for rehearsals.

  1. The renter may rent the venue at the normal rate at any time, if it is available, for a rehearsal, rehearsal dinner, or other pre-event activities.
  2. Allandale also offers a free one-hour rehearsal block for wedding ceremonies. This block may be booked no more than 30 days before the event, and will generally be held Monday – Thursday.

For more information on rehearsals, please call 423-229-9422.

Each rental is for a seven (7) hour time block. Placement of the seven hours is determined by the renter and must be between the hours of 10:30 AM and 11:00 PM. Additional time may be rented in advance for $75.00/hour.

Cash, personal checks, money orders, and most major credit/debit cards are accepted. Allandale is unable to accept credit/debit card payments by phone. Appointments are required for in-person payments, and appointments may be scheduled by calling 423-229-9422.

Cancellation of a rental must be no less than one hundred and twenty days prior to the original agreed upon date. A written request must be sent to Allandale to initiate the cancellation. It is the renter’s responsibility to ensure cancellations are received in a timely fashion.

No.

Please call (423) 229-9422 to check available dates and reserve.

No. Sparklers, sky lanterns, fireworks, and other flammable/combustible items are prohibited by the Kingsport Fire Department.

Tents may be used at Allandale and require a Tent Permit to be obtained from the City of Kingsport’s Building Inspector’s office.

Tours are available by appointment only. Please call (423) 229-9422 or (423) 229-9359 to schedule a tour.

Athletics

Yes, follow Kingsport Rec Soccer on Facebook for the latest program announcements.

Typically, each team will practice/play one evening during the week (Monday-Friday) and then again on Saturdays.

All registrations and additional information for soccer can be found online at www.kingsportsoccer.org.

Yes, Kingsport Parks and Recreation provides oversight and facilitates the program, however, the program itself is specifically managed by the Tri-Cities United soccer club.

Game times are usually 6pm, 6:45pm and 7:30pm. Each team will play at two of these times each night.

This program typically runs Monday-Thursday each week with each division usually playing one night each week. The specific night is typically predetermined before the start of each season.

In a doubles league, there can be two players on the court. In a triples league, there can be three players on the court. In quad league, there can be four players on a court. A team may also carry additional players on their rosters to use as substitutes.

The following leagues are offered each season: 12 and Under Triples, 14 and Under Triples, Women’s Triples, Men’s Doubles, Coed Triples and Coed Quads.

Registrations for this program are team registrations. Individuals are not placed on teams. A free agent list is kept in the Kingsport Parks and Recreation Athletics office with contact information for individuals who would like to join a team. This list is shared with all teams that are registered and many free agents are picked up by teams to fill their rosters.

All players on the roster in the Church league must be members of the sponsoring church, or they must attend the sponsoring church regularly (twice monthly) year round. Industrial league players must be full time employees, or a spouse of a full time employee, of one company or government subdivision; i.e. police, firemen, teacher, contractor, etc. and be employed by the firm as of March 1st of the current year (dependent children over the age of sixteen (16) may also play).

Game times are usually 6pm, 7pm, 8pm and 9pm.

This program typically runs Monday-Friday each week and teams usually play on two of those nights. The Men’s Open league primarily plays on Mondays and Wednesdays, Church league on Tuesdays and Thursdays and Industrial league is scheduled around several different shift schedules. All leagues will rotate Friday games usually.

Adult registrations are team registrations. Individuals are not placed on teams. A free agent list is kept in the Kingsport Parks and Recreation Athletics office with contact information for individuals who would like to join a team. This list is shared with all teams that are registered and many free agents are picked up by teams to fill their rosters.

Returning team captains may register online. New team captains must register at the Kingsport Parks and Recreation Athletics office inside the Civic Auditorium.

Game times are usually 6pm, 7pm, 8pm and 9pm.

Requests can be made and are usually accommodated where possible but it cannot be guaranteed that all requests will be honored.

This program typically runs Monday-Thursday each week and teams usually play on two of those nights. The Men’s Open league primarily plays on Mondays and Wednesdays, Church league on Tuesdays and Thursdays and Coed primarily plays double-headers on Tuesdays.

Adult registrations are team registrations. Individuals are not placed on teams. A free agent list is kept in the Athletics office with contact information for individuals who would like to join a team. This list is shared with all teams that are registered and many free agents are picked up by teams to fill their rosters.

There are usually three time slots each night for practices and/or games. 6pm is typically the first time slot of the evening with all youth games/practices scheduled to end by 9pm.

Many gyms are utilized throughout the city including: the Boys and Girls Club, Civic Auditorium, Cloud Gymnasium, Renaissance Center, V.O. Dobbins Sr. Complex, Lynn View Community Center, Robinson Middle School, Sevier Middle School, John Adams Elementary School and TNT Sportsplex.

This program typically runs Monday-Thursday each week and teams usually play on two of those nights.

Returning players may register online. New players must register at the Kingsport Parks and Recreation Athletics office inside the Civic Auditorium.

No, all youth league participants are placed on teams in an effort to balance the teams within a league as much as possible.

Yes, since this program is supported by Kingsport city taxes, all participants must meet one of the following requirements: live within Kingsport city limits, own property inside Kingsport city limits, or attend a Kingsport city school.

There are usually two time slots each night for practices and/or games. Depending on the age divisions the time slots are usually 6pm and 7pm or 6pm and 7:30pm.

Most games and practices will be held at Domtar Park but there are some divisions that will play at Brickyard Park, Robinson Middle School and/or Sevier Middle School.

This program typically runs Monday-Thursday each week and teams usually play on two of those nights.

Yes, all siblings and children living in the same household will always play on the same team if they are in the same age division.

Requests can be made and are usually accommodated where possible but in the interest of balancing the teams, it cannot be guaranteed that all requests will be honored.

Boatyard-Riverfront Park

The following parks have picnic shelters that may be reserved: Borden Park, Riverview Park, Greenbelt, Miracle Field, Boatyard/Riverfront Park, Preston Forest Park, Riverwalk Park, Rotary Park, and Rotherwood Park. Some shelters are fee based and others are a first come/first serve basis. Please call 423-229-9457 for more information.

The Gazebo at Glen Bruce Park may be reserved for a cost between $5 and $14 per hour based on type of event with a 3-hour minimum. For information including how to reserve the gazebo, please call 423-229-9457.

Borden Park

The following parks have picnic shelters that may be reserved: Borden Park, Riverview Park, Greenbelt, Miracle Field, Boatyard/Riverfront Park, Preston Forest Park, Riverwalk Park, Rotary Park, and Rotherwood Park. Some shelters are fee based and others are a first come/first serve basis. Please call 423-229-9457 for more information.

The Gazebo at Glen Bruce Park may be reserved for a cost between $5 and $14 per hour based on type of event with a 3-hour minimum. For information including how to reserve the gazebo, please call 423-229-9457.

Brickyard Park

On top of additional cleaning and sanitizing being done throughout the facilities, fields are being scheduled in a manner that keeps the attendance at half capacity at all times. Breaks are also scheduled between games to limit contact between people there for the first game and those coming for the second game each evening. Certain league rules have been adjusted to remove the catcher position in order to not have players sharing equipment. Bleachers are being used instead of dugouts to provide more social distancing among players and coaches. Face coverings are required of anyone entering or exiting, or visiting the restrooms and/or concession stands. Once spectators are inside and seated at a field, or once players take the field, face coverings may be removed. Also, concession offerings have mostly been limited to individually pre-packaged items.

Please call the Kingsport Parks and Recreation Athletics office at 423-229-9458 for information on how to reserve the facility for a tournament.

Fields are typically available for rent if Kingsport Parks and Recreation programs are not scheduled. Cost to rent is $15 per hour with a minimum of 2 hours. Please call the Kingsport Parks and Recreation Athletics office at 423-229-9458 to check availability and reserve a field.

No, only service animals are allowed inside the ballfield area.

Please call the Kingsport Parks and Recreation Athletics office at 423-229-9458 for information on how to reserve the facility for a tournament.

Civic Auditorum

Any registered Sullivan County voter may vote at the Civic Auditorium during Early Voting regardless of assigned voting location; however, on Election Day you must vote at your assigned voting location. Please call the Sullivan County Election Commission (423-323-6444) or visit https://www.scelect.org for more information.

The Main Hall can be reserved for larger parties, receptions, weddings, etc. Cost varies based on type of event. Please call 423-229-9457 for information and availability.

Meeting/Party rooms can be reserved for smaller events. Cost varies between $8 and $14 per hour based on type of event. Rentals require a 3-hour minimum. Tables and chairs are included with rental. Please call 423-229-9457 for information and availability.

The administration offices for Kingsport Parks and Recreation are located inside the Civic Auditorium. The address is: 1550 Fort Henry Drive, Kingsport, TN 37664. The main number is 423-229-9457.

Dogwood Park

A completed dog park application (required for in person and online registrations) and proof of current vaccinations for Parvo/Distemper, Rabies and Bordetella. Cost is $20 for the 1st dog; $10 each additional dog for city residents / $25 for the 1st dog; $15 each additional dog for non-city residents; per fiscal year period (July 1 – June 30), renewed annually. Cost is pro-rated for residents (City or Non-City) that register between January – June. Cost is $10 for the 1st dog; $5 each additional dog.
Note: A $3 credit card processing fee and $1 mailing fee are included with online registrations.

Domtar Park

On top of additional cleaning and sanitizing being done throughout the facilities, fields are being scheduled in a manner that keeps the attendance at half capacity at all times. Breaks are also scheduled between games to limit contact between people there for the first game and those coming for the second game each evening. Certain league rules have been adjusted to remove the catcher position in order to not have players sharing equipment. Bleachers are being used instead of dugouts to provide more social distancing among players and coaches. Face coverings are required of anyone entering or exiting, or visiting the restrooms and/or concession stands. Once spectators are inside and seated at a field, or once players take the field, face coverings may be removed. Also, concession offerings have mostly been limited to individually pre-packaged items.

Please call the Kingsport Parks and Recreation Athletics office at 423-229-9458 for information on how to reserve the facility for a tournament.

Fields are typically available for rent if Kingsport Parks and Recreation programs are not scheduled. Cost is $15 per hour with a minimum of 2 hours. Please call the Kingsport Parks and Recreation Athletics office at 423-229-9458 to check availability and reserve a field.

No, only service animals are allowed inside the ballfield area. There is a walking trail around the facility that is pet friendly but leash laws do apply.

Eastman Park at Horse Creek

Fields are typically available for rent if programs are not scheduled. Cost is $15 per hour with a minimum of 2 hours. Please call the Kingsport Parks and Recreation Athletics office at 423-229-9458 to check availability and reserve a field.

No, only service animals are allowed inside the field area. There is a walking trail around the facility that is pet friendly but leash laws do apply.

General

Yes, follow Kingsport Parks and Recreation on Facebook for the latest department/program announcements.

On top of additional cleaning and sanitizing being done throughout the facilities, fields are being scheduled in a manner that keeps the attendance at half capacity at all times. Breaks are also scheduled between games to limit contact between people there for the first game and those coming for the second game each evening. Certain league rules have been adjusted to remove the catcher position in order to not have players sharing equipment. Bleachers are being used instead of dugouts to provide more social distancing among players and coaches. Face coverings are required of anyone entering or exiting, or visiting the restrooms and/or concession stands. Once spectators are inside and seated at a field, or once players take the field, face coverings may be removed. Also, concession offerings have mostly been limited to individually pre-packaged items.

The administration offices for Kingsport Parks and Recreation are located inside the Civic Auditorium. The address is: 1550 Fort Henry Drive, Kingsport, TN 37664. The main number is 423-229-9457.

Kingsport Parks and Recreation hires all temporary and seasonal positions through AccuForce. Contact Kingsport Parks and Recreation 423-229-9457 for information about how to register with AccuForce.

All available City of Kingsport employment positions are advertised through the City of Kingsport Human Resources Department. Visit https://www.kingsporttn.gov for more information on available positions.

Kingsport Parks and Recreation does not have a designated donation or memorial program. The Keep Kingsport Tree fund and Miracle League Field Brick program provide great opportunities for designated donations. Contact Keep Kingsport Beautiful (423-392-8814) or Miracle League Field Brick program (423-392-8818).

Contact 423-229-9460 for information about athletic league programs and opportunities to be involved.

The City of Kingsport supports the Keep Kingsport America Beautiful annual cleanups. Contact Keep Kingsport Beautiful (423-392-8814) for dates and times.

City of Kingsport residency is required for membership on the Kingsport Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee, but it is not required for members of other advisory committees that support the Parks and Recreation Department.

Members of the Kingsport Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee are appointed by the Kingsport Mayor. Contact Kingsport Parks and Recreation Department (423-229-9457) and/or Kingsport City Hall (423-229-9400) to express interest in involvement with this committee.

Committee appointments for Allandale, Greenbelt, Athletics, Dogwood Park, Veterans Memorial, and Lynn View Community Center are appointed by the Kingsport Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee. Contact Kingsport Parks and Recreation Department (423-229-9457) to express interest in these committees.

Glen Bruce Park

The following parks have picnic shelters that may be reserved: Borden Park, Riverview Park, Greenbelt, Miracle Field, Boatyard/Riverfront Park, Preston Forest Park, Riverwalk Park, Rotary Park, and Rotherwood Park. Some shelters are fee based and others are a first come/first serve basis. Please call 423-229-9457 for more information.

The Gazebo at Glen Bruce Park may be reserved for a cost between $5 and $14 per hour based on type of event with a 3-hour minimum. For information including how to reserve the gazebo, please call 423-229-9457.

Kingsport Greenbelt

Greenbelt Wayfinding signs posted along city streets direct traffic to Trailhead entrances for the Greenbelt. Parking access is available at Trailhead locations which are identified on the Kingsport Greenbelt map.

Water fountains and water refill stations are located at various Greenbelt trailheads. The Greenbelt has a limited number of restrooms and portable toilet systems.

Trailhead locations are identified by Wayfinding signs and can be found on the Greenbelt map. The map can be found on the Kingsport Greenbelt website: https://www.kingsportgreenbelt.com/

The Greenbelt is a linear park and open dawn-dusk. Use of the Greenbelt may be restricted, as needed, for maintenance and during construction projects. The Greenbelt is closed when flooded and during other severe weather conditions.

Dogs are allowed on the Greenbelt and are required to be on a leash, in a safely controlled manner. Pet owners should bring pet waste disposal bags and pick up after their animals. Pet waste bags may be disposed of in trash receptacles located beside the trail.

The Greenbelt is approximately 10 miles in length. The exact distance of the trail varies, depending on route taken. Mileage markers are placed beside the trail every ½ mile. Mileage on the trail is measured going East to West and begins at Cleek Road.

E-bikes, motorized wheelchairs, and Segways are allowed on the Greenbelt. This type of equipment, when on the trail, should be kept at low speeds and utilized in a safe manner. All other forms of motorized vehicles are prohibited, except when authorized.

Miracle Park

At this time the field is not available for rentals.

Yes, the pavilion is available for rentals during three time blocks each day: 9am-12pm, 1pm-4pm and 5pm-8pm. Cost is $30.

Yes, the playground is open to the public from dawn to dark.

Preston Forest Park

The following parks have picnic shelters that may be reserved: Borden Park, Riverview Park, Greenbelt, Miracle Field, Boatyard/Riverfront Park, Preston Forest Park, Riverwalk Park, Rotary Park, and Rotherwood Park. Some shelters are fee based and others are a first come/first serve basis. Please call 423-229-9457 for more information.

The Gazebo at Glen Bruce Park may be reserved for a cost between $5 and $14 per hour based on type of event with a 3-hour minimum. For information including how to reserve the gazebo, please call 423-229-9457.

Riverview Park

The following parks have picnic shelters that may be reserved: Borden Park, Riverview Park, Greenbelt, Miracle Field, Boatyard/Riverfront Park, Preston Forest Park, Riverwalk Park, Rotary Park, and Rotherwood Park. Some shelters are fee based and others are a first come/first serve basis. Please call 423-229-9457 for more information.

The Gazebo at Glen Bruce Park may be reserved for a cost between $5 and $14 per hour based on type of event with a 3-hour minimum. For information including how to reserve the gazebo, please call 423-229-9457.

Riverwalk Park

The following parks have picnic shelters that may be reserved: Borden Park, Riverview Park, Greenbelt, Miracle Field, Boatyard/Riverfront Park, Preston Forest Park, Riverwalk Park, Rotary Park, and Rotherwood Park. Some shelters are fee based and others are a first come/first serve basis. Please call 423-229-9457 for more information.

The Gazebo at Glen Bruce Park may be reserved for a cost between $5 and $14 per hour based on type of event with a 3-hour minimum. For information including how to reserve the gazebo, please call 423-229-9457.

Rotherwood Park

The following parks have picnic shelters that may be reserved: Borden Park, Riverview Park, Greenbelt, Miracle Field, Boatyard/Riverfront Park, Preston Forest Park, Riverwalk Park, Rotary Park, and Rotherwood Park. Some shelters are fee based and others are a first come/first serve basis. Please call 423-229-9457 for more information.

The Gazebo at Glen Bruce Park may be reserved for a cost between $5 and $14 per hour based on type of event with a 3-hour minimum. For information including how to reserve the gazebo, please call 423-229-9457.

We reserve the right to use photos or videos taken of visitors at our facilities or events for publicity purposes. Always lock your vehicles and remove valuables from view, we are not responsible for lost, damaged or stolen property. Fees and hours are subject to change.

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