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 8,000 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.
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 recreation facility at the Kahite neighborhood. The Kahite Community Center includes a spacious fitness classroom & meeting space, 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. Other Kahite amenities include a pavilion and playground.
Rover Run Dog Park
The park is operated by the Dog Owner’s Group (D.O.G.). About two acres in size, the park is separated by secured gate access into lighted “large” and “small” dog areas. Rover Run Dog Park has the room for dogs to romp off leash with other dogs or to play fetch with the tennis balls provided at the park. Two pavilions provide dog owners with relaxing vantage points to watch their dogs having fun. Multiple water faucets and bowls are available in the park. The park is well landscaped. Large older and newer trees provide shade for dogs and owners while they romp at Rover Run.
Family Park and Beach Pavilion
The Family Park and Beach Pavilion is tucked back on Tugaloo Drive. Located on Tellico Lake, it offers a host of features. 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.