Recreation and Leisure Facilities
The City of Kingston operates a variety of recreational and leisure facilities for the enjoyment of its residents and guests. Most of the facilities are located around the beautiful shoreline of Watts Bar Lake.
Betty Brown Memorial Walking Trail
Over 3 miles of walking and jogging trail are located along the lakefront. The trial offers drinking fountains, benches, and picnic tables scattered throughout.
58 Landing Park Boat Slips
18 Secured Boat Slips that are availbable for rent on Beautiful Watts Bar Lake. The Boat Slips are adjacent to ramp and electricity is included in the rental. Call the Parks and Recreation Offices for details and availablility (865)376-9476.
Kingston Community Center
Located just off Highway 70 at Patton Ferry Rd, it sits across from scenic Watts Bar Lake and City Park. The building offers a large central meeting room, a kitchen, and a variety of meeting and activity rooms. The rooms are available for rent for a set fee. The center is home to senior activities such as daily card playing, quilting, monthly luncheons, and weekly dancing. For information call 865-376-9476.
The City operates 4 lighted tennis courts. Two are across from the community center and are two located at City Park.
Alton E. Byrd Park
This beautiful area offers a lighted 190′ centered ball field, bleachers, concession stand, restrooms, and press stand. The area set directly on Watts Bar Lake and is home to the Kingston Girls Softball Association.
City Park is located on Watts Bar Lake and Highway 70. The park has two children’s playgrounds, tennis courts, sand volleyball, a basketball court, picnic tables, grills, pavilion, rest rooms, boat ramps, and docks.
Outdoor Swimming Pool
The pool is 42 foot by 83 foot and 3 1/2 deep to 12 foot deep. There is a 1-meter diving board and two aquatic slides. There is a pavilion and grassy area for sun bathing with concession stand and vending machines. Public swim and swim lessons are offered from May to August each year. City lifeguards are on duty at all hours of operation. The pool can also be rented for parties, by calling the community center for rates and availability. The pool is also the home of the Kingston Swim Team.
Gertrude Porter Park
Located two blocks from Kentucky Street, this area has a fenced softball field, childrens playground, and regulation size basketball court.
Fort South West Point
The sports complex offers a lighted baseball and softball field with concession stands and press box. The park has restrooms, bleachers, 400-meter, 8-lane track, and soccer field.
Located on Highway 58 offers picnic areas, boat ramp and dock.
Gravel Pit Park
Located on Highway 70 across from the Community Center, it offers a pavilion, picnic area, benches, fishing pier, boat ramp, and dock.
“Between the Bridges” located off of Lakewood Road off of Hwy 70, it offers Paddleboard and Kayak Rentals with a Handicap Accessible Kayak launch, gazebo, picnic area and a fishing peninsula.