Parks & Recreation


Based on the guidelines contained in the Tennessee Pledge, Bristol Tennessee Parks & Recreation has modified a number of programs and limited access to certain facilities. Please visit and check under the City Service Updates tab for up-to-date information regarding all Parks & Rec activities and facilities.


Our Mission is to provide the best in municipal services. We exist to provide healthy and diverse recreational opportunities through programs, events, parks, and natural areas, for all ages and abilities, ensuring that the City of Bristol, Tennessee is a desirable place to live and play.

Explore Your Parks

Park Bench

Rent a Shelter or Facility

Shelter and Playground

Explore Senior Programs

Seniors Exercising

Evening Adult and Youth Classes

Woman Doing Yoga

Steele Creek Golf Course

Steele Creek Golf Course

Nature Center at Steele Creek Park

Nature Center Building

State Street Farmer's Market

Farmers Market

Haynesfield Aquatic Center

Haynesfield Pool

Ida Stone Jones Tennis Center

Ida Stone Jones Tennis Court

Music, Movies and More

Performers on a Stage

Whitetop Creek Park

Whitetop Creek Park

Steele Creek Park

Steele Creek Park River