Getting Fit in Weakley County, Tennessee

While it might not be a well known fact, many Weakley Countians are dedicated to physical fitness and healthy living.
For the year 2013, Weakley County ranked #15 out of Tennessee’s 95 counties in Overall Health Outcomes, and #35 in Overall Health Factors.*

Let’s talk about some resources for getting and maintain physical fitness in Weakley County. We’ll categorize by city or town.


Dresden

Wilson Park and Walking Track
Evergreen Street, Dresden, 38225
Features a 1/3 mile walking track and pavilion picnic area
http://www.cityofdresden.com/parksandrec.html
Parks and Rec Phone: 731.364.3366
Weakley County Office on Aging/Dresden Senior Citizens Center
589 Evergreen Street, Dresden, 38225
Features a fitness room with treadmills, ab lounger, free weights, and more.
http://www.weakleycountytn.gov/officeonaging.html
Phone: 731.364.5678

 

TightnTone Fitness
311 Morrow Street, Dresden, 38225
Features mobile personal training and fitness studio which offers Group Personal Training and Drums Alive classes.
http://tight-n-tonefitness.com/
Phone: 731.819.9220

 

COMING SOON: Dresden Green Rail Trail
To be located southeast of the Farmer’s Market trailhead at Linden Street and will connect to the Festival Park trail head south of Evergreen Street.
To feature a ten-foot wide paved trail, decorative gateway entrances, landscaping, and park benches, bicycle racks and signage.
http://www.cityofdresden.com/
Phone: 731.364.2270

 

Martin

Brian Brown Memorial Greenway – Phase 1
Starting at the intersection of Skyhawk Parkway and University Street and ending near Carter Street
Features a 1.2 mile trail including a scenic bridge over a creek, a wooded area, and periodic benches throughout
Hiker, runner, walker, cyclist, and pet friendly – rules provided in the following link:
http://www.martinparksandrecreation.com/BBMGW.html

 

Harrison Road Complex – Disc Golf Course
139 Harrison Road, Martin, 38237
Features an 18 Hole Disc Golf Course developed to attract a diverse range of players from novice to advanced – it has straight holes and holes with hills and valleys.
http://www.martinparksandrecreation.com/Disc%20Golf%20Course-HRC.html
Phone: 731.587.6784

 

Wellness Center – Volunteer Community Hospital
161 Mount Pelia Road, Martin, 38237
Features an aerobic exercise area, strength training equipment, individualized wellness programs, and an indoor walking/running track
http://www.volunteercommunityhospital.com/volunteer-community-hospital/wellnesscenter.aspx
Phone: 731.588.3490

 

The Sideline of Martin
104 Oxford Street, Martin, 38237
Features a 24/7 accessibility fitness facility, daily group exercise classes, physical health assessments, physical therapy, and more.
http://www.thesideline247.com/
Phone: 731.587.3422

 

CrossFit – Martin
Dustin Laird Drive, Martin, 38237
Features a combination of elements of Olympic weightlifting, gymnastics, sprinting, rowing and core conditioning to improve overall flexibility, strength, speed, endurance and agility.
http://www.crossfitmartin.com/
Phone: 731.819.2234

 

Virginia Weldon Park
At the corner of Park and Central Streets near downtown Martin, 38237
Featuring two acres and a sidewalk to walk, play and run
http://www.martinparksandrecreation.com/VW%20Park.html
Phone: 731.587.6784

 

Greenfield 

Big Cypress Tree State Park
295 Big Cypress Road, Greenfield, 38230
Features a 1/3 mile paved walking track that is handicapped accessible
http://tnstateparks.com/parks/about/big-cypress-tree
Phone: 731.235.2700

 

Gleason

Huggins Park
150 Dutchess Lane, Gleason, 38229
Features a 1/2 mile walking track
Phone: 731.648.5547

 

Sharon

Sharon Schools Walking Track
Next to Sharon School, Woodlawn Avenue, Sharon, 38255
Featuring 1/4 mile walking track
Phone: 731.456.2122

Go forth and get fit!

 

http://www.countyhealthrankings.org/app/tennessee/2013/rankings/outcomes/overall