Recreation & Community Centers

Thunderbird Recreational Center

The Recreation Department at Lake Tansi provides a multitude of recreational facilities. From crafts to swimming, the Recreation Department is the place to go. The Thunderbird Recreation Center is located off Deer Run Circle. The Thunderbird is the location of many of the dances and parties held at Lake Tansi annually. You will also find pool tables, snacks available at specific times throughout the year. The Thunderbird also hosts various craft activities for both adults and children, as well as several of the local clubs. Equipment for activities may be checked out here, too. Adjoining the Thunderbird are the miniature golf course, tennis courts, volleyball and basketball courts and the outdoor swimming pool. For information on fees and activities, call 931.788.6282.

Hiawatha Community Center

The Hiawatha Community Center is located on Country Club Drive and houses the indoor pool, Lake Tansi Library and a meeting room. The meeting room is available for various functions and meetings. The library is open only on Tuesdays, while the indoor pool is open year-round, from 11 a.m. to noon for adults and from noon to 6 p.m. for adults and children, daily. The indoor pool is available for group functions. CLICK HERE for information about the pool.


No charge for children 6 years or under.
All children 12 and under must be accompanied and supervised by someone at least 18 years old at all times.

POA's definition of "immediate family"
Mother, father, son, daughter, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, grandchildren
Membership/Immediate Family Card and Guest Card are still required.

No fee to use

Outdoor pool
Member / Immediate Family - Free
$4 per guest

Indoor pool
Member / Immediate Family - Free
$4 per guest

Kayak Rental Prices
Members - $7 for 1/2 hour (per boat)
Guest (must have proper card)  $12 for 1/2 hour (per boat)
Kayak Guided Tour - $25 per person, max group of three; lasts 1 1/2 hours to 2 hours and must be pre-booked; will launch from beach dock.

Paddle Boards
Members - $7 for 1/2 hour
Guest (must have proper card)  $12 for 1/2 hour

Aqua Cycle Rental Prices
Members - $5 for 1/2 hour
Guest (must have proper card)  $10 for 1/2 hour

Miniature golf
Member / Immediate Family Free
$3 per round per guest

Shuffleboard, volleyball, basketball, horseshoes, tennis
We sell ping-pong and tennis balls