Connecting Everyone to the Outdoors

Current Projects

Angora Frog Farm

Created for little children with big imaginations, the Angora Frog Farm will be a whimsical story inspired park where you’ll learn, laugh, play and learn. The park will feature play structures that integrate into the storybook trail. Visitors will be prompted by storyboards to participate in an activity with Arvin the Frog as he makes his way through the park.

SoKno Art Trail

Creating the SoKno Art Trail – a 1.5 mile along the rail line in the heart of South Knoxville’s business district stretching from Chapman Highway to Island Home neighborhood. This cultural art trail will celebrate the art, history and natural beauty of our community. 

French Broad Veterans Memorial Park

Creating the French Broad Veterans Memorial Park – a place for the community to gather, honor and celebrate our veterans.

Intergenerational Playground at Beverly Park

Creating Knoxville’s first Intergenerational Playground – purposefully designed to create active interaction between multiple generations, especially children and seniors.

Play Every Day

Converting five fields at John Tarleton Park to synthetic turf to create year-round, multi-use fields for football, soccer and lacrosse to ensure kids can play every day.

Head of the Tennessee River Initiative

Creating access to our beautiful waterways by establishing new launch areas along the Holston and French Broad Rivers for an exceptional paddling recreational experience — and making that experience accessible for all.