Senior Centers

Centers offer activities designed for Knox County seniors (minimum age varies). Most activities are free/low cost and include: exercise/fitness; arts and crafts; recreational, educational, and social activities; health education and screenings; special programs; and volunteer opportunities.

Most have computers for participant use, computer classes and free Internet (Wi-Fi) access. Some offer dances/dance classes, travel opportunities, support groups and clubs. For opportunities outside of senior centers, see Activities & Recreation.

Carter Senior Center: 932-2939

Knox County Senior Services 9040 Asheville Highway, 37924
Ages 50+, Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Website »

Corryton Senior Center: 688-5882

Knox County Senior Services 9331 Davis Drive, Corryton, 37721
Ages 50+, Mon., Wed., Fri., 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Tue. & Thu., 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Newsletter of activities. | Website »

Halls Senior Center: 922-0416

Knox County Senior Services 4405 Crippen Road, 37918
Ages 50+, Mon., Tue., Wed., 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Thur. & Fri., 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Newsletter of activities. | Website »

John T . O’Connor Senior Center (CAC): 523-1135

Office on Aging, Knox County, and City of Knoxville 611 Winona Street, 37917
Ages 50+, Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (some nights and weekends for dances and special events). Classes and activities are offered covering a variety of topics including education, recreation, physical fitness, health education and health screenings. Internet Cafe on site; Senior Savvy Technology Program offers computer, smart phone, and tablet classes for users of Mac/Apple, Android, PC/ Windows, and Google-based devices. For the center’s weekly schedule, see “Weekly Update” in the Knoxville News Sentinel; get on the mailing list for Elder News and Views, which includes a monthly schedule of activities; or visit

Karns Senior Center: 951-2653

Knox County Senior Services 8042 Oak Ridge Hwy., 37931,
Mon.-Fri. 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. | Website »

Larry Cox Senior Center: 546-1700

City of Knoxville Parks & Recreation 3109 Ocoee Trail, 37917
Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-4 p.m. | Website »

South Knox Senior Center: 573-5843

Knox County Senior Services 6729 Martel Lane, 37920
Ages 50+, Mon.-Fri., 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Pool for swimming, exercise, and therapeutic programs. Newsletter of activities. | Website »

Strang Senior Center: 670-6693

Knox County Senior Services 109 Lovell Heights Road, 37922
Ages 50+, Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Newsletter of activities. | Website »