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Manchester City Hall
200 W. Fort St.
Manchester, TN 37355
Ph: (931) 728-4652
Fax: (931) 728-8273
Programs
Amazing Family Nights
Looking for an opportunity to spend time with your family in a fun and healthy atmosphere?  Come to our Amazing Family Nights at the Manchester Recreation Complex.  We open the Recreation Complex for free to families from 7:00pm-9:00pm on one Friday night a month.  At Amazing Family Night you can learn about improving your health, get your health screened, eat some tasty snacks, swim, use the Youth Wellness room with the indoor playground, walk the indoor track, and play games in the gym.  All children must be with an adult to attend.

Here are the dates for Amazing Family Nights in 2014: January 17, February 21, March 14, April 11, May 10, June 20, July 11, August 8, September 12, October 10, and November 14




Teen Council
Join the Teen Council of the Manchester Parks and Recreation Department.  This group is for teens in the 9th - 12th grade who want to make a difference in their community.  It is a leadership building group that brings teens from diverse backgrounds and interests together to help the Recreation Department put together teen programs and activities.  They also assist the Recreation Department in some of our programs.

Call Monica Reed or A.J. Fox at 728-0273 or come by the Recreation Department if you are interested!


Manchester Dance Academy
Preballet is a fun introduction to dance that focuses on basic technique with interactive movements. Class meets on Fridays at the Recreation Department: 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm. The class is for ages 3 - 5 years old, and the cost for this class is $20 a month. Students will need a solid colored leotard, pink tights, and pink leather shoes. A dance skirt may also be worn.

Beginning Dance is on Thursdays from 3:30 pm - 4:25 pm at the Ada Wright Building, for ages 6 - 11 years old. Ballet technique is taught in this class, as well as tap and jazz, and ballet terminology and dance history are also taught. The cost for this class is $20 a month. Students will need the same required outfits as the preballet, with the addition of tap shoes.

Intermediate Dance is on Tuesdays from 3:30 pm - 4:25 pm at the Ada Wright Building, for ages 12 - 14 years old. More challenging ballet technique is taught in this class, as well as tap and jazz, and the students also need the basic outfit with the addition of tap shoes. The cost for this class is $20 a month.

Advance Dance is on Tuesdays from 4:30 pm - 5:25 pm at the Ada Wright Building, for ages 15 years old and up. The cost for this class is $20 a month.

The instructor for these classes is Jan Taylor Phillips, who has taught dance in the Manchester area for 25 years.


Makos Swim Team

Makos Swim Team
The Manchester Makos is a parent-governed, year round organization promoting competitive swimming.  We are dedicated to the development of young athletes in the water and in life.  Through the instruction of our coaches, we teach technique, team unity, and competitive racing strategies to swimmers of all levels.  Our goal is to make every swimmer successful at their optimal pace.  Through dedication and hard work each team member is afforded the opportunity to achieve one's full potential.  We strive to provide a healthy and motivating environment that promotes self-esteem and pride in one's accomplishments.

The swim team is for ages 4 to 18 and all swim levels.  The levels are from not able to swim yet (bubble-blowers) to swimming all 4 competitive strokes.  We teach and swim USA swimming standards.  We swim year round but take the month of August off.  Swimmers can sign-up at anytime.

For additional information, please visit the front desk of the Manchester Recreation Complex or give Coach Shawn Daniels a call at (931) 728-0273.


Adult and Master Swim Classes

Adult Learn to Swim Class
Beginner and Intermediate classes are held on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:00 pm to 5:45 pm.  The cost to participate in the class is $30.00 per month.

Master Swim Class
Advanced classes are held on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:00pm to 7:00pm.  The cost to participate in the class is $30.00 per month. 



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