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Posted on: March 2, 2021

Take the survey, share your ideas

master plan survey

Throughout March, the City of Cookeville is collecting public input using an online survey. This data will be used to develop a systemwide recreation master plan to guide the Leisure Services Department for the next 10 years. Please take a few minutes to ...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: March 1, 2021

Public survey will guide master plan for Cookeville parks, facilities, programs

Cane Creek Park

COOKEVILLE – The City of Cookeville is developing a systemwide recreation master plan, and the public is invited to participate in the planning process through an online survey.

The master plan will act as a guide for the Leisure Services Departm...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: February 26, 2021

Cane Creek Gymnasium activities, hours expanding March 1

Cane Creek Gymnasium basketball

COOKEVILLE – Cane Creek Gymnasium is expanding activities and hours effective March 1.

Those activities will include basketball and soccer, which were previously excluded from the gymnasium schedule due to the pandemic. Non-contact activities suc...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: February 25, 2021

CPAC’s ‘Alone, Together’ offers virtual look at pandemic life March 5-6

Alone Together

COOKEVILLE – It’s March 2020. People everywhere are faced with the threat of a new virus. 

And due to stay-at-home orders and remote learning, many must face it alone.

Or do they?

That’s the idea behind Cookeville Perfo...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: February 8, 2021

Cookeville Leisure Services serving up pickleball clinic March 6

People play pickleball at Cane Creek Gymnasium

COOKEVILLE – Local pickleball players now have an opportunity to learn more about the sport with the funny name. Beginners too.

Cookeville Leisure Services is offering a pickleball clinic March 6 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Cane Creek Gymnasium.


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Leisure Services
Posted on: February 3, 2021

Bruton joins Cookeville Leisure Services as athletic superintendent

Seth Bruton

COOKEVILLE – Cookeville Leisure Services has a new athletic superintendent – Seth Bruton.

Bruton, a Cookeville native, graduated from Tennessee Tech University in 2013 with a degree in Interdisciplinary Studies before going on to earn h...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: January 8, 2021

'Two-Wheeled Wonders' exhibit opens Jan. 16 at Cookeville History Museum

motorcycle exhibit

COOKEVILLE – Back in 2019, they brought microcars for what turned out to be the Cookeville History Museum’s best-attended exhibit to date.

Now, Nashville’s Lane Motor Museum is returning to share more of its collection – this time, motorcycles and scooters...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: January 6, 2021

WestSide scavenging fun returns Jan. 9, Feb. 13, March 13

WestSide Scavenger Hunt

COOKEVILLE – “Scavengers” will be exploring Cookeville’s historic WestSide district this Saturday.

With a cell phone in one hand and a paper with tiny images and clues in the other, they’ll be easy to spot ...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: December 16, 2020

Cane Creek Park’s trout offer cold-water fishing opportunities

rainbow trout at Cane Creek Park

COOKEVILLE – Winter brings more than frigid temperatures to Cane Creek Park.

It also brings trout.

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency released 1,500 rainbow trout into the park’s 56-acre lake Dec. 9 and will return Jan. 20 to release approximately 1,500 mo...

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Leisure Services