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Programs and Events

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The calendar below includes Parks and Recreation events and programs. Sort entries using the drop down menus. Intersted in receiving email notifications from the City? Sign up for eNotificaition. A complete listing of Parks and Recreation programs is available in the latest edition of go! Germantown.

Register online or at the Parks and Recreation office, 2276 West Street, weekdays, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. For additional information, call (901)757-7375.

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pecial Events
Germantown residents and visitors enjoy family-friendly special events throughout the year. Events are free unless otherwise noted. For more information, contact Will Kassner at or (901)757-7379. In the event of inclement weather, please call (901)751-KNOW (5669) for details on event status.

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50+ Group
Interested in meeting new folks, socializing with old friends, eating a great meal, dancing the night away, or taking a trip to interesting places? If so, the Germantown 50+ Group is for you. All activities take place at the Pickering Center, 7771 Poplar Pike. To make a program suggestion or a reservation for an outing, contact Regina Allen at or call (901)757-7376. 

REACH Youth Enrichment Classes, After School Programs and Camps
REACH offers healthy choices for expanding creativity, learning new skills and having fun with friends. Structured to be beneficial for students and convenient for parents, the program challenges students to REACH for something more. The REACH program combines educational assistance, recreation and enrichment activities offered on all full days of school adhering to the Germantown Municipal School District calendar. For more information, contact REACH Manager Veda Sargent at or (901)757-7389.


Environmental Education
Environmental education programs are offered to help the community learn more about the great outdoors and how to be good environmental stewards. Hands-on learning activities are also available for classroom or field trip experiences. Classes are designed for children ages 6 to 13 and are facilitated by park rangers. Classes can be held in the classroom or in one of the City parks. For more information, call (901)757-7375.

Special Recreation Activities

Special recreation activities are designed for those with intellectual or physical challenges and their friends and family. For more information, contact Michelle Forbert at or (901)751-7638. Click here to join the special recreation email list.

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CANCELED - Ghost River Kayak Trip

  • Date: 05/02/2020 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM  
Fee: $50 per person
Take a scenic trip down the historic Ghost River and experience the sights and sounds of untouched nature. The fee includes kayak, personal flotation device and lunch. Space is limited to 20 spots per trip. Previous kayak experience is required. To register, visit
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