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Summer Fun Starts Early at Shelby Farms Park!

June 21 may be the official start of summer, but summer fun can begin this Memorial Day weekend for you and your family! Check out our bucket list below and don’t miss a single chance to pedal, paddle or play at the Park!


Boat rentals - Yippee kayak! Paddling the Park is a great way to beat the heat.  Whether you want canoes, kayaks, SUPs or paddleboats, our team will help you paddle the day away! 


Canoes + Cocktails - This event is the hottest ticket in town and has the best views of Memphis sunsets from iconic Hyde Lake! Enjoy a guided evening sunset paddle on the lake followed by speciality cocktails provided by Old Dominick Distillery, yard games and music. We do it every Friday evening through September, but tickets go fast. Grab yours here!



Bike rentals - Rent a bike and cruise through the Park’s paved trails! We have several adult sizes, plus kids’ bikes and trailers. Our team will help fit you with the perfect sized bike to comfortably enjoy your day at the Park.  Rent your bikes here. 


MEMPopS - Looking for a yummy treat after all the fun in the sun?  Pop over to the Lake’s Edge Gift Shop and check out the days’ MEMPopS choices.


Water Play Sprayground - It’s the coolest place in town! The Water Play Sprayground has four hours of come and go play time. Grab your pass here for either a morning or afternoon play session of great splashing opportunities. 


Woodland Discovery Playground - The Playground is open! This well-loved space is open for fun daily from 9am to an hour before sunset. The Woodland Discovery Playground features six play nests, each focused on a different type of play. Here, children of all ages and abilities can discover new ways to play!


Climbing Boulders - Young climbers ages 6-12 will enjoy scaling our two kids’ boulders! These climbing boulders are 7 feet tall and 6 feet in diameter and have hand and footholds carved into the surface with varying levels of difficulty. Want to learn more?  Click here


Pavilion Rentals - Shelby Farms Park is the perfect spot for your company, group or family get-together! Multiple pavilions and picnic areas are located throughout the Park. Click here to learn more and book your spot!


Fitness Classes - From pilates to tai chi, you’ll see it in our summer line up of free fitness classes. 

We are serving up fun daily from sunrise to sunset and we can’t wait to see you in the Park! 


Posted by Lawrence Shaw at 08:43
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