MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.

COMMUNITY CENTER & HALL PARK

*Office Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 10AM-6PM, Wednesday 10AM-5PM

*Facility may close early on occasion due to a special event or rental.

 

209 E. Franklin Street

Alcoa, TN 37701

 

Telephone: 865-983-1954

 mlkcenter@parksrec.com

 

Lilli Brown, Center Director

Derek Williams, Assistant Director

This multi-purpose center has two meeting rooms, kitchen facilities, a computer lab with controlled internet access and Wi-Fi. A small meeting room also serves as a library with a variety of children’s books. There is also an outdoor playground, volleyball net, soccer goals, gaga ball pit, and basketball courts adjacent to the facility.

 

FACILITIES & RENTAL FEES

The following applies to the rental fees of our community/recreation centers:

  • A minimum of $25.00 deposit is due when making the reservation, with the balance being due at least three (3) days prior to use of the facility.
  • Cancellation over thirty (30) days in advance – full refund minus a $5.00 processing fee.
  • Cancellation less than (30) days in advance – 75% refund.
  • Cancellation less than fourteen (14) days in advance – no refund.

Facilities Include

  • Kitchen
  • Meeting rooms
  • Multi-purpose room
  • Computer room
  • Playground
  • Patio with benches and charcoal grill
  • Picnic area with 10 picnic tables
  • Charcoal grills
  • Basketball Courts (2 lit)

Small Meeting Room (Library)

$15.00 per hour

Large Meeting Room

Up to 50 People

Over 50 People

2 hours (minimum)

$50.00

Additional $25/hour

Use of kitchen

$10.00 extra

 

 

 

 

 

 

Important Note: Prices will increase July 1, 2020.

*A 2-hour minimum is required for all Large Meeting Room rentals.

*Center Capacity: 125

*Rules apply for decorations and heavy kitchen use/additional $25 cleaning fee may apply based on type of rental.

UPCOMING PROGRAMS & EVENTS

MLK Living the Dream Enrichment and Afterschool Tutoring Program

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 3:00-6:00 PM         Wednesday 3:00-5:00 PM

This program is available for Kindergarten students through Grade 12 and offers computer lab, arts & crafts, and seasonal recreational activities.  Maryville College Bonner Scholars, Foster Grandparents, Office of Aging and faithful volunteers also assist children with homework and school projects.

 

Senior Program

Monday through Friday 10:30 AM – 1:30 PM

Recreational activities for seniors Age 55 & older including line dancing, yoga, arts & crafts, sports, educational classes, and special events.

 

Summer Day Camp

June 1 – July 17

Summer day camps for Ages 6–12.  Monday through Friday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Activities include a Literacy program, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics), computer lab, swimming, field trips, games, arts & crafts, and more!  Breakfast and lunch provided.  Children should dress comfortably and bring a water bottle each day.  Cost $35.00 per child per week, $60.00 for 2 children.  Pre-registration and payment are required before the start of each week with limited space available.

 

For more information regarding Center activities and events or rentals please call 983-1954.

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The Parks and Recreation Commission does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, genetic information or disabling condition in employment opportunities or in the provision of parks and recreation services.