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Dyersburg Parks and Recreation Department

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Contact Parks & Recreation
Andy Baker, Parks and Recreation
Department Director
Administrative Office Hours
Monday through Friday
8 :00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
(731) 288-2563
Girls Softball Registration
For Ages 5-17
Download the Registration Form
and return it to the Dyersburg Activity Center
along with registration fees.

Register for Youth Sports

The Parks & Recreation Department has a diversified program offering something for everyone. The department employs a permanent staff of trained personnel who are available to assist you in planning your leisure time. The Administrative Office is located in the Dyersburg Activity Center on Shelby Drive. If you have a special interest not included in the current programs, we invite you to bring it to our attention, and our staff will assist any person or group in finding recreational opportunities and space.

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Mission Statement

We will strive to provide diversified recreational programs for all people in a wholesome, safe environment and continue to strive for quality facilities, quality staff and quality volunteers and to always promote fun as our number one goal in recreation.

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Our Facilities

City Parks

  • Okeena Park
  • Lake Rd. Kiwanis Park
  • Tickle St. Evansville Park
  • Evansville Community South Dyersburg Park
  • McKee St. Scott Park, Scott St.

Activity Centers

  • Dyersburg Activity Center - Ricky Roberts, Director, 1010 Recreation Drive, Dyersburg, TN | (731)288-7623
  • Bruce Recreation Center- Stuart Edmonds, Director, 801 Vernon St, Dyersburg, TN | (731)286-7624
  • Future City Recreation Center - Victor McLin, 490 St. Joseph St., Dyersburg, TN | (731) 286-7625

  • Dyersburg Activity Center Complex
    6 Softball fields
  • Bruce Recreation Center
    1 Ball field
  • Future City Recreation Center
    1 Ball field
  • Ingram Fields - Lake Rd.
  • Burnham Field - Harrell Ave.
  • Slayton Moore Field - Tickle St.
  • Soccer Field - St. John Ave.

City Pools
  • Okeena Pool, 1710 Lake Rd. Dyersburg, TN 38024
  • Dyersburg Activity Center Pool, 1010 Recreation Drive, Dyersburg, TN 38024
  • Bruce Pool, 1215 Price St., Dyersburg, TN 38024

Special Programs Offered
  • Red Cross Swimming Lessons, Contact -Ricky Roberts
    (731) 288-2561 or Sandra Cooley (731) 288-2563
  • Lifeguard Certification/CPR, Contact – Andrew Baker
    (731) 288-7623
  • Adult Sand Volleyball League, Contact - Ricky Roberts
    (731) 288-2561
  • Adult Men's Basketball League, Contact - Stuart Edmonds
    (731) 286-7624

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Bruce Community Center

Director: Stuart Edmonds
801 Vernon Dyersburg, Tennessee 38024
(731) 285-9990 Fax
(731) 286 -7624 Phone

Mission Statement

Bruce Community Center is always striving to be the leader in the community in providing and developing activities and programs conducive to character building, self-respect and community activism. We have a passion for leading and assisting the community in these areas.

Hours of Operation

  • Monday 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. (Adult Only)
  • Tuesday 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday Closed
  • Thursday 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Friday 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Sunday Closed Exception: Organized meetings, programs, team practice, or watching ball games with parent or guardian present.

Our Values
• We Do What We Say We Do
• We Provide a Safe and Structured Facility
• We Consistently Evaluate Ourselves and Our Programs

Computer Lab
• Six computers
• Internet accessible
• Hours, 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Weekly events include skating, open play, fitness room, , weight rooms, computer labs, homework help, and much more. Call your local center for more details.


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Future City Recreation Center

  • For more information, call Victor McLin at (731) 286-7625 or by fax (731) 285-1419 after 1:00 p.m.

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Youth Basketball

Future City Mini

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Dyersburg Activity Center

Director: Ricky Roberts
1010 Recreation Dr. Dyersburg, Tennessee 38024
(731) 286-4894 Fax
(731) 288-2561 Phone

Fitness Room Hours
6:30 a.m. - 8:45 p.m.

Fees for fitness room are $3 per day or $20 per month for ages 16 – 60.  Must have a current ID card. The cost for county residents is $20 a year and $35 a year for out of county.  Seniors 60 and up $1 a day or $5 a month or $10 a year. Identification card

is required.

Weekly events include dance class, bingo, rook/cards, washer pitching, open play, fitness room, walking tracks, weight rooms, tennis courts, fitness classes and much more.


Dac Dress Code

• No sagging pants
• No cut up t shirts
• Shirts must be worn at all times
• We reserve the right to deny entry or ask you to leave to any persons not adhering to our rules or polices. No reminder or warnings Cards or privileges could be revoked
All patrons using the DAC Facility must have a CURRENT IDENTIFICATION CARD to use our amenities. AFTER DARK anyone under the age of 18 who goes outside will leave for that night.


Basketball Gym Schedule

Monday 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. (Youth Only)
Tuesday 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Thursday 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Friday 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (All Ages)

April 1st & November 1st
Monday 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. (Youth)
Monday 6:00 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. (Adults)


Summer Break

Monday 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Friday 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Exception: Organized meetings, programs, team practice, or watching ball games with parent or guardian present. Youth under 8 years must be accompanied by adult (18 or older) at all times. Summer break will be scheduled Monday and Wednesday, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. for youth and Tuesday, Thursdays & Fridays, 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  


Yearly Youth Sports Calendar

January Basketball Games 6 - 17 Years Old
February Basketball Games 6 - 17 Years Old
March End of Basketball Season, Registration for Softball Girls 5-17
April Practice for Softball
May Games Starts Girls Softball, June Softball Girls Finishes Up, Pools open
June Boot Camp & Summer Feeding Program
July Pepsi Hit Pitch & Run
August Soccer Registration Ages 6 - 14
September Soccer Starts
October Basketball Registration Ages 6 - 17
November Basketball Practice Start
December Basketball Practice and Games Start

DAC and Bruce Center ID’s

Active ID card is required for any patron participating in any activity sponsored by the Parks and Recreation Department. Identification is also required for each patron in an organized activity not sponsored by the Recreation Department such as: Tennis leagues and Swim teams. Identification is not not required for specter’s, room rentals and invitational tournaments.

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Okeena Park Pavilion

  • Reservations forms are available at the Dyersburg Activity Center. Each Pavilion is rented for $35.00 for four (4) hours or less. Eight (8) hours Or less will be $70.00. Pavilion 2 & 3 can be rented for $70.00 for four (4) hours or 8 hours or less for $125.00.
  • No alcoholic beverages allowed!
  • This rent does not include the cleaning of any pavilion.
  • All grills moved on a trailer will require a $1,000,000.00 liability policy.
  • The Dyersburg Parks & Recreation Department provides grills for Pavilions # 1, 2, 3 & 5
  • No public address systems are allowed anywhere in the park except for pavilion # 4.
  • No car radios to be played in the park.
  • Parks and Recreation Director and or Center Directors may limit the number of days buildings are rented in order to allow many groups to use the buildings.
  • All rates are subject to change.
  • Guest Charges -$5.00 when accompanied by a member with an active ID card
  • Military - No charge for anyone who is on active military leave.

Monday and Wednesday nights - adult only basketball is $ 2.00 with valid ID. Any adult basketball free play is $2.00 per day. At the time of a paid membership the daily fee for that day will not be charged.
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