A resident of or a visitor to Marshall County will find several places to spend leisure time.

Because baseball, softball, and soccer are popular sports, playing fields with field houses and dugouts are located on Spring Place Road, Ellington Parkway, White Drive and 400 Airport Drive. Approximately 1000 children and youth participate in these community sports with parents volunteering as coaches and team supporters.

Lewisburg Recreation Center
1151 Mooresville Highway
Lewisburg, TN 37091
Phone: (931) 359-2482

The "Rec Center" provides entertainment for the whole family. An Olympic size pool, a brand new sports complex with a full time activity coordinator, tennis courts, racquetball courts, meeting hall, and shaded picnic areas are but a few of the many city maintained facilities at this beautiful park. And at the "Rec Center" kids can enjoy the newly built Exploration Station- a place where a child's imagination can grow. A challenging and well maintained nine-hole golf course has been a local favorite for many years. Numerous charitable tournaments are held here each year for community projects that give the local golfers a chance to have great fun and at the same time help worthwhile projects. In the fall, Peewee Football is played on the football field in the Recreation Center area.

Harmond Park, a smaller city park located on Fourth Avenue offers a picnic shelter, basketball court, and playground equipment. The Jones School summer program allows organized games for children to be conducted during summer vacation in an area designated by the Department of Parks and Recreation. The City of Lewisburg employs a full time director.

Rock Creek Park and Walking Trail are the latest additions to Lewisburg's downtown attractions. The park features a farmers' market pavilion, an outdoor stage, a bricked area honoring local veterans and leaders, an iron bridge, and several miles of walking track along the historic Rock Creek. Benches are placed appropriately along the walking trail for scenic enjoyment. The park is the site of several annual music festivals and/or holiday celebrations.

The New Lake and the area around it are maintained by the City of Lewisburg as a public area miles from town. Once the source of the city's water supply, this beautiful scenic area is open for boats without motors, fishing, walking, picnicing, and relaxing.

Henry Horton State Park is located on Highway 31A between Lewisburg and Chapel Hill. A motel, cabins, a large restaurant, an eighteen-hole golf course, skeet range, Olympic size pool, campsite, tennis courts, numerous picnic pavilions, and playground equipment are provided in this complex. Canoeing on the Duck River is also available through private business.

Saddle Creek Golf Club
1480 Fayetteville Hwy
Lewisburg, TN 37091
(931)270-7280

One of the newest entertainment centers. This multi-million dollar, professional course recently opened and is attracting golf enthusiasts from near and far.

Hazelburn Golf Course off I-65 at the Lynnville Exit (#27) is another fun to play privately owned public golf course.

Marshall County Community Theater
The Dixie Theatre has been a part of Lewisburg since 1913 and is now located on the north side of the square. It ceased being a movie theatre in 1985, and in 1994 the Marshall County Community Theater bought the Dixie and renovated the interior.

The theatre is designed to seat 299 persons and is booked with rehearsals and performances over 200 days a year. An active children's theatre group also operates out of the Dixie. Outstanding performances have been given by several guest artists including Mark O'Connor, The Fisk Jubilee Singers, and the Nashville Symphony. Among the local productions have been Annie, Fiddler on the Roof, Grease, Lost in Yonkers, and Children of Eden.

The Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders' and Exhibitors' Association/ Equestrian Activities
The Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders' and Exhibitors' Association (TWHBEA), headquartered in Lewisburg, Tennessee, is the oldest and most prestigious organization devoted to the promotion of the breed. Founded in 1935, the breed registry was established to record the pedigrees of the Tennessee Walking Horse. Its goal is to maintain the purity of the breed, to promote greater awareness of the Tennessee Walking Horse and its qualities, to encourage expansion of the breed, and to help assure its general welfare.

There are more than 430,000 registered Tennessee Walking Horses throughout the world and the breed has become the second-fastest growing breed in the nation.

TWHBEA protects the investment of Tennessee Walking Horse owners by establishing policies and requirements, and maintaining the breed registry. A 12 person Executive Board, selected from the more than 100 Directors representing members in all 50 states and several foreign countries, plays the key role in establishing these policies.

The success and popularity of the Tennessee Walking Horse is the result of careful organization and strong leadership by the Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders' and Exhibitors' Association, and it is the essential organization for the continued success of the breed. Fore more information contact:

TWHBEA
P.O. Box 286
Lewisburg, TN 37091
1-931-359-1574

With the popularity of the Tennessee Walking Horse and the Spotted Saddle Horse, the Lions Clubs of Belfast, Cornersville, Lewisburg, and Petersburg each sponsor a horse show. Horse lovers often host trail rides during good weather.

We Skate
1635 New Columbia Hwy
Lewisburg, TN 37091
Phone: (931) 359-5522

Offers a clean, well-managed environment for those who enjoy roller skating. The Center is open to the public, but is often used for private parties and school field trips.

Lewisburg Lanes
804 W. Commerce Street
Lewisburg, TN 37091
Phone: (931) 359-7935

Lewisburg Lanes is the only bowling alley in the county. The facility is open seven days a week from 3:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m., Sunday through Wednesday - 4:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Thursday 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Friday - and on Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Hi Way 50 Drive In Movie Theater
1574 Fayetteville Hwy
Lewisburg, TN 37091
(931) 269-1591
As one of the last remaining drive-in theatres in the country, this '50s style form of entertainment is open from April to October and shows current cinema releases.

Nathan Bedford Forrest Boyhood Home/Monument
The boyhood home of Nathan Bedford Forrest, a Civil War General who with no military training became one of the leading Calvary figures, was acquired by the Sons of the Confederate Veterans (SCV) in 1997. The SVC has restored this home to its original state.

 
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