City of Oak Ridge Self-Evaluation and Transition Plan

DLZ evaluated a variety of park facilities as part of performing the self-evaluation and preparing the Transition Plan for the City of Oak Ridge, Tennessee. The City has a robust recreation program, with 22 different parks. All parks offer a wide variety of recreational opportunities being provided.

In addition to parking and playgrounds common at smaller parks, the evaluation, for the City of Oak Ridge, included:

  • City Baseball Complex, comprised of 5 ball fields with concessions and restrooms.
  • City Center Recreation Center, which includes both a Senior Center and Recreation Center with indoor pool, gymnasium, social and game rooms, and meeting rooms.
  • Centennial Golf Course is an 18 hole course with
    • pro shop,
    • restaurant/bar area
    • locker rooms with restrooms
    • driving range
    • practice putting greens
    • Golf Academy building
    • on course restrooms.
  • Melton Lake Park, with multiple parking areas, boat launch, and playground.
  • Municipal Swimming Pool, an outdoor pool that includes locker/dressing rooms with restrooms, and concessions building.
  • Scarboro Community Center, with multiple parking lots, playground, picnic shelter, offices for the City Parks Department, gymnasium, meeting rooms, and staff lounge.
  • Solway Park, which includes multiple parking lots, fishing pier, and boat launches.


ADA Compliance Assistance, Parks and Recreation, Self-Evaluation and Transition Plan


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Oak Ridge, Tennessee