The City of Sevierville has the distinction of having one of the best Parks & Recreation Departments in the State of Tennessee. Winners of numerous awards, the Parks & Recreation staff implements programs and services for youngsters to the elderly. The department manages the Sevierville Community Center, the Sevierville Civic Center and numerous city parks. The department has designed dozens of camps, clinics and programs to satisfy almost any recreational desire. The department is also in charge of the city’s Memorial River Trail Greenway program, the Urban Forestry/Tree City USA program, landscaping of city facilities and parks and other areas throughout the city, maintaining the city's Winterfest lights and provides mowing and landscaping for all City facilities.
The PetSafe Dog Park is open, but each area (small dog and large dog) will be limited to less than ten persons and each person is limited to 45 minutes per visit.
At the grand opening of Sevierville's Unleashed PetSafe Dog Park, Mayor Bryan Atchley declared May 13 "PetSafe Day in Sevierville" as dozens of residents attended to get a first look at the new park.
The dog park will be open 8AM-9PM daily April-October and 8AM-8PM November-March.
The facility offers separate large and small dog areas, dog agility equipment, water, shade, observation cameras, Wi-Fi connectivity, benches and a designated parking/handicapped parking area. All pets must be vaccinated as required by City and State laws.
The following Code of Conduct shall apply to the City of Sevierville Municipal Complex, City Park, Walking Trails and /or Greenways, and any and all other grounds and facilities under the operation and control of the City of Sevierville.
Two committees act as advisors to the Parks and Recreation Department. The Sevierville Parks and Recreation Services Advisory Board and the Sevierville Parks and Recreation Foundation committees are made up of citizen members appointed by the Board of Mayor and Aldermen.