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.
Wilson Park and Walking Track
Evergreen Street, Dresden, 38225
Features a 1/3 mile walking track and pavilion picnic area
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.
311 Morrow Street, Dresden, 38225
Features mobile personal training and fitness studio which offers Group Personal Training and Drums Alive classes.
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.
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:
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.
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
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.
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.
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
Big Cypress Tree State Park
295 Big Cypress Road, Greenfield, 38230
Features a 1/3 mile paved walking track that is handicapped accessible
150 Dutchess Lane, Gleason, 38229
Features a 1/2 mile walking track
Sharon Schools Walking Track
Next to Sharon School, Woodlawn Avenue, Sharon, 38255
Featuring 1/4 mile walking track
Go forth and get fit!