Parks, Recreation, & Cultural Arts

Parks & Recreation Administration Office Hours
440 West Powell Road
Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Closed Saturday & Sunday
901-457-2770

POSTED PARK HOURS: 6:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.


 


2016 SPRAY PARK PASS
Now available at the H. W. Cox Jr. Park
Community Center - 440 West Powell Road
2016 spray park pass
All Collierville residents will need a new pass for the 2016 season (2015 passes are not valid)

Proof of Residency must be provided for all Collierville residents getting a spray park pass for the first time.  A Town Water bill or MLGW bill along with a Valid Driver's License/Photo ID will be accepted as proof of Collierville residency.

 

***BEGINNING THE WEEK OF AUGUST 14, 2016, THE SPRAY PARKS WILL OPEN ONLY ON WEEKENDS
FRIDAY & SATURDAY 9 A.M. TO 6 P.M., SUNDAY 1 P.M. TO 5 P.M.

THE SPRAY PARKS WILL CLOSE MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2016 FOR THE 2016 SEASON

 

 


Class of 2015 Hall of Fame Inductees

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Mary Jean Smith
programs Carl 
Carl Swearingen (deceased)
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               Ryan, Carly and Stephen Swearingen            



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Senior Adult Activities

SENIOR ADULT LEISURE PROGRAMS

 

SENIOR EXERCISE PROGRAM

Monday - Wednesday - Friday : 9:15 am to 10:00 a.m.
Collierville Community Center Gymnasium

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 Instructor, Sara Holland, will lead group in a daily exercise routine that consist of stretching, toning, hand-weights, dyna-bands, balance exercises and more!  Group usually arrives early to walk (warm-up) before class starts and some walk after class as well. 

Senior 55+ Walking time in Gym/track is available M-F from 7 a.m. - 5 p.m., Saturday from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Sunday, 12 noon - 6 p.m. for Collierville Residents (free).  

 Exercise Punch Cards: $10 (you receive 12 visits).  Please purchase card at Parks Administration Office prior to class start time.  Please arrive before class starts at 9:30 a.m. to have your card punched by Instructor; participants will also need to sign-in each day at table provided in the gym before participanting in class. Information contact Lisa Gaither at 457-2775.

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          Holiday Breakfast after exercise! 


BINGO

Collierville Community Center Gym (440 W. Powell Road): 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
$5.00 includes lunch, 2 cards for play and prizes for bingo game
Register one week prior to event at the Parks Administration Office, 440 W. Powell Road.  Registration on day of event takes away from event time.  Food ordered based on participants registered for event!  Click here for Bingo Flyer!

Please register one week prior to event date(catering order for lunch has to be placed in advance).  Information contact Lisa Gaither at 457-2775 or Park Office at 457-2770.

Bingo 2016 Dates:  January 19th/February 16th/March 15th/April 19th/May 17th/June 21st

Note: Feb. 16th bring a paper product/or craft items to donate to the Page Robbins Adult Day Care! We do this every year for Valentine's Day!
         May 17th everyone bring a $1 - $2 prize (new item) wrapped in newspaper or brown bag for Bingo Prize!

 COME JOIN US - WE HAVE A GREAT TIME AND LUNCH!

              

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BROWN BAG BINGO (program started in February 2014)

Brown Bag Bingo 2016: January 26/February 23/March 22/April 26/May 24/June 28        Click here for program flyer!
  Note: No Brown Bag Bingo will be held in July 2016.  Fall Schedule will start in August 2016.

This Bingo held the 4th Tuesday of the month from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Lunch:  Everyone brings their own sack lunch/drink/snack. Fee:  Players must bring a $1 bingo prize for the prize box (it has to be an item - no money).
Players will get 2 bingo cards for play
Location: Collierville Community Center Gym .....440 W. Powell Road
Sign-up one week in advance for the event by calling 457-2770 to get our name on the list.
I must have a minimum of 15 to hold event.


New Program:  Mexican Train Dominoes or Dominoes      
Group meets 2nd Thursday of month (2016): January 14th/February 11/March 10/April 14/May 12  Fee: $3.00 covers snacks/equipment.  Register one week in advance of activity date at Parks Administration Office (440 W. Powell Road) 457-2770.    Click here for program flyer!


Partnership with the Morton Museum of Collierville
Senior Lunch n' Learn Series

2nd and 4th Thursday of the month, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Bring a sack lunch; drink and dessert provided at event. 
Visit www.colliervillemuseum.org for additional information.

Lunch n' Learn is an educational and social program that brings artists, authors, and historians to the Museum for discussions over lunch.
Programs are free and all materials are included.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Travel Group

SENIOR ADULT LEISURE TRIPS/DAY TRIPS FOR 2016

        
Senior Safari Day at Memphis Zoo/Lunch at Arcade Downtown/Downtown Historical Tour - October 5, 2016
Depart from Collierville Community Center at 8:15 a.m. to Zoo, then to lunch (dutch treat) @ 11:30 a.m., and then meet
Shelby County Historian Jimmy Ogle for a historical tour.  Return home around 4 p.m.
Fee: $15.00 (based on 20 passengers); register by September 19th (reservations have to be confirmed)
Zoo and Historical Tour are free!

Cornith MS Civil War Interpretive Center/Battery/Lunch at Borroum's Drug Store - November 8, 2016
Depart from Collierville Community Center at 7:00 a.m. for the Civil War Interpretitive Center/Battery, brief stop at the National Cemetery, lunch in the Historical Downtown area (Borroum's- famous burger and milkshakes- other places to eat as well), some free time to tour shops, historical hardware store and Art Gallery downtown. Afternoon tour the Historic Cornith Depot/Crossroads Museum then home @ 5 p.m.
Fee: $30.00 (based on 35 passengers) (Lunch on your own); Register by October 13th due to bus reservations

 Register for these day trips at Collierville Parks Administration Office 440 W. Powell Road

2016
EXTENDED TRIPS:

California Coast (San Francisco-San Diego & Yosmite National Park) ~ April 3 - 11, 2016 (FULL!)
This was an AWESOME Trip!

 


Washington DC & West Virginia Train Adventure ~ October 15 - 22, 2016
Fee: $1149 PP/DB rate     Balance of fees due!   8 available spots left on this tours as of 8/24/16
Informational flyer click here
  

Louisville/Galt House Hotel:Kalightoscope 12 Days of Christmas ~ December 4 - 6, 2016
3 day/2night tour with 2 nights at Galt House Hotel (Official hotel of the Famed Kentucky Derby and largest hotel in Louisville, KY).  Enjoy the Christmas Village, Mistletoe Marketplace, Dancing Bellman, Santa and more!  Galt House Welcome Reception, 2 Dinner Shows: Ladies for Liberty & Soldiers of Swing and Derby Dinner Playhouse.  Admission to KaLightscope 12 Days of Christmas (magicial interactions of luminaries, performers and 3D projection), Kentucky Derby Museum & Reindeer Games with Churchill Downs Tour, Louisville Slugger Museum, and Lights under Louisville at Mega Cavern.
OH What a Wonderful Christmas Treat!
Fee: $529.00 PP/DB   Dep/Ins due by August 15th     Currently have about 10 spots left on this tour as of 8/24/16
Click here for informational flyer!

TRIPS FOR 2017
Available in September 2016
Watch for Updates!

Note:  All motorcoach trip fees are based on 40 paying passengers.  if trip registration falls below 40 a slight fee adjustment will occurr to cover transportation cost for the tour.   Please contact Lisa Gaither at 901- 457-2775 to register for above motorcoach trips or information.  If you cannot open the brochure please contact our office at 901-457-2770 and a brochure will be mailed to you!


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OUT WEST GROUP PHOTO PARTY - SEPTEMBER 2014

 

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OUT WEST TOUR ~ AUGUST 2014

Highlights of Past Travels and Local Trips in 2010

LONDON & PARIS
TOUR DATES: MARCH 18 - 25, 2010

Highlights: Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, London Theatre Performance, Eurostar Train, Seine River Cruise, Notre Dame, Eiffel Tower Dinner, & Paradis Latin.

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Our travel group had a great time touring London and Paris. Some of our amazing adventures along the tour: The London Eye, The Louvre, the Eurostar train, Underground Trains, lots of fun converting money into Pounds and Euro's, and learning how to cross the streets!


 

Travel Group in front of Castle in Heidelberg, Germany

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Group spent the day touring the Black Forest in Germany with a stop at the Coo-Coo Clock Shop for shopping and a serving of Black Forest Cake!

Vacation Highlights: This two week river cruise has it all, Amsterdam's enchanting canals, the very best of historic Germany, Luxembourg, France and picturesque Switzerland!  Very beautiful country and lots of breath taking scenery!!!

SENIOR DAY AT THE MEMPHIS ZOO ~ OCTOBER 6, 2010

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Weather was perfect for a Day at the Zoo and enjoying time with friend.

Collierville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department and Diamond Tours presents 3 tours for 2010 and 2011:

New Mexico, USA  ~ September 26 - October 2, 2010

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   We made it to the top! Group enjoying the view!!!

Biltmore Estate & Ashville, NC ~ Nov. 29 - Dec. 2, 2010

Amelia Island/St. Augustine/Jacksonville, FL ~ April 3 - 9, 2011

 

ADULT LEISURE TRAVEL PROGRAMS
Program Coordinator:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 901-457-2775

Upcoming Travel Tours: Please call for trip brochure

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EUROPEAN RIVER CRUISE
THE RHINE AND MOSELLE RIVERS
TOUR DATES: OCTOBER 16 - 30, 2010     Wonderful 13 day tour ~ beautiful countries!