Tellico Village offers a wide array of recreation facilities and activities. Swimming, racquet sports, clubs, cards, dancing, fitness, art and the list goes on and on. The 7000 year-round residents of Tellico Village have developed and organized leagues and groups to accommodate any recreational taste making the community one of the best places to retire.
The Wellness Center
This 27,000 square foot facility offers a state-of-the-art resource for fitness and fun with a spectacular view of the Smoky Mountains. The Wellness Center has a six-lane, 25-yard indoor swimming pool (home of the Tellico Village Tarpons Swim Team) and a smaller, warm-water therapeutic pool. The large exercise room is equipped with cardio and weight equipment and an indoor walking track. The spacious fitness class studio offers a wide variety of dance and movement classes, yoga, Tai Chi and much more. The Wellness Center also features four Har-Tru tennis courts, eight pickleball courts (hosting the fastest growing group in the Village, the Tellico Village Pickleball Club) and roomy, full-service men’s and women’s locker rooms and each with a sauna.
Chota Recreation Center
The Chota Recreation Center is home to a number of amenities, including a gymnasium for basketball, badminton and other sports. The three lighted hard-surface tennis courts are home to many Tellico Lake Tennis Association tournaments. Chota also has an outdoor swimming pool, kiddies pool and playground. The facility has full-service men’s and women’s locker rooms and each with a sauna. The spacious and well-appointed meeting rooms at Chota are busy year-round with bridge, mah jongg, quilters, artists and other clubs.
Kahite Activity Center
Tellico Village features a satellite recreation facility at the Kahite neighborhood. The Kahite Activity Center includes two tennis courts, an outdoor heated swimming pool, meeting rooms and exercise equipment. The pool deck is popular with residents with its umbrella-shaded tables and spectacular views of the Smoky Mountains.
Family Park and Beach Pavilion
The Family Park and Beach Pavilion is open for use by Villagers and their guests. Tucked back on Tugaloo Drive, it is the perfect secluded getaway for the whole family. Located on Tellico Lake, the Family Park offers a host of features to residents. A spacious playground includes a jungle-gym, slides and other kids-oriented activities. Swimming is allowed in a netted area, which rolls onto a sandy beach. The covered pavilion is equipped with grills, fans and electricity and can be reserved anytime for private events and parties.