This dog park is located inside Victor Ashe Park and is Knoxville’s first ever dog park. Although it does not offer separate sections for small and large dogs, there is some puppy playground equipment on site, such as tunnels and hill structures.
This full rock climbing gym offers a variety of climbing experiences to meet the needs of all age and ability levels. The facility is also handicap accessible. Birthday parties, team building experiences, troop climbs (for scouts), and lock-in experiences are available. Child care available on certain days.
This facility also offers a variety of summer day camps to keep your kids moving during the school break! Each camp last for one week and each week offers a unique theme.
This prestigious dance studio has multiple locations in the Knoxville Area. In addition to providing dance lessons, this studio also hosts birthday parties and themed summer dance camps.
This members only tennis club offers a variety of options for both kids and adults. Memberships include 6 month, year long and summer options.
Knoxville Racquet Club also offers week long Tennis and Adventure camps in the summer. The camps offer tenis instruction and are geared towards kids ages 6 – 12
This full indoor rock climbing gym offers a variety of experiences, including bouldering and top rope climbing. There are rock walls for all ages and abilities. Private parties are available for birthdays, team building and much more!
This indoor ice skating rink offers public sessions, ice skating lessons, ice hockey lessons, curling, ice dancing lessons, a theater on ice troupe, summer camps, and birthday parties.
This fun make-and-take art studio allows you to create stunning farmhouse-style home decor. Projects include rustic pallet wood wall hangings, sewing projects and more!
This studio also offers summer art camps for kids.
FREE outdoor splash pad in Knoxville.
UT’s Garden Discovery Camp is a fun hands-on nature experience for kids ages 4 – 13. There are single day sessions and week-long day camp sessions available, each with a different theme. Themes include Birds in the Garden, Fantastic Beasts, Edible Garden, Garden Science, Fairy Gardens and more!
Run by Knoxville Parks & Recs, this art center/studio offers pre-k classes, youth, and adult classes in a variety of media. Birthday parties and summer camp options are also available.
This indoor bounce house playground features birthday parties, group events, and open jump times for public enjoyment.
Admission to this festival includes a souvenir tasting glass and unlimited samples of various flavors of beer and bourbon. There will also be live entertainment throughout the day. $35/general admission, $49/VIP admission
BBQ vendors will also be on-site, but food is not included in the admission price.
This kid-friendly festival features storytelling, arts, crafts, music, science exploration, food and more!
This camp serves kids in grades pre-k – 10 and offers 3 different programs: K’Tonton, Milton Collins Day Camp, and Swim Team. Camp activities include sports, arts, swimming, tennis and more! All races, creeds, and religions are welcome.
This wonderful collection of over 4,000 annuals, perennials, herbs, tropical plants, trees, shrubs, vegetables and ornamental grasses is recognized as the official botanical gardens of the state of Tennessee. Many of the plants in the garden attract a variety of butterflies, bees, and hummingbirds. The garden is also a TN Certified Arboreta. This botanical garden is open all year and is free to the public.
In addition to hosting permanent and rotating art exhibits, this museum hosts hands-on,family-family art programs all throughout the year. The goal of the Knoxville Museum of Art is to celebrates the art and artists of East Tennessee, present new art and new ideas, and educate a diverse public.
This museum also offers a summer art academy designed to increase your child’s art skills, creativity, and self-confidence. Morning classes are offered for kids ages 3 – 12 and afternoon classes are offered for kids ages 13 and up.
General admission to this museum is completely FREE!
Hosted by the University of Tennessee, these camps offers baton twirling lessons for kids in grades pre-k – high school. Skill level instruction ranges from beginner to advanced.
The University of Tennessee has summer sports camps available for both boys and girls. Offerings include baseball, basketball, golf, football, soccer, softball, swimming, diving, volley ball, tennis, and rowing. All camps are held at separate locations and varying times.