Who can enjoy the Change Center?

The Change Center is for everyone! Whether you're a student looking for a place to hang with your friends, a family looking for a place to make memories, a business owner who needs a place to host a meeting, or just looking to throw the biggest and best birthday party in town, YOU are in the right place!

Children 11 years old and younger must be accompanied by a parent or responsible adult. 


Before attending The Change Center, please fill out the following forms:

When is the Change Center open?


  • 10am-6pm Tuesday through Friday


  • 6-9pm Tuesday

  • 6-10pm Wednesday Inline Hockey

  • 6-10pm Thursday Drop-in Basketball

  • 6-10pm Friday

  • 3-10pm Saturday

  • 4-7pm Sunday

  • Closed on Monday

  • The Café is open anytime the skating rink and climbing wall are open.

How much do activities at the Change Center cost?

Entrance to the Change Center is free! Additional activity prices are as follows:

  • Skating: $5 (includes skate rental - no outside skates allowed, and bring socks!)

  • Climbing Wall: $5

  • Arcade games: $.50-$1

  • Photo booth: $3

  • Change Center Cafe: menu items vary

Is the Change Center safe?

Anyone entering the Change Center must go through our state-of-the-art metal detector in order to ensure the safety of all visitors. There is a dedicated security officer for monitoring our metal detector, and all guests are subject to a search upon entering the building.

A member of the Knoxville Police Department is always on site at the Change Center during operating hours. The Change Center is also monitored by video surveillance at all times.

What do I need to skate?

Skating is $5 per day. This includes your roller skate or in-line roller blade rentals. You will need a pair of socks to skate, or socks are available for purchase for $1. We have skate referees to make sure everyone's having fun and staying safe. We also offer Skate Mates (+$2) to help you learn to skate! Outside skates or blades are not permitted on the rink.

What do I need for the Climbing Wall?

The Climbing Wall is $5 per person, and tennis shoes or close-toed-shoes with rubber bottoms are required for climbing. Climbing Wall waivers must be completed prior to climbing, and climbers must meet weight requirements. In order to use the Climbing Wall, climbers must weigh a minimum of 45lbs. and may not exceed a maximum of 225lbs. Our Climbing Wall utilizes a self-belay system. You'll have a Climbing Wall staff member assisting and encouraging you along the way! Take yourself to new heights on our 20’ Climbing Wall!


Can I book an event or birthday party?

Absolutely! From birthday parties to corporate events, we would love to host your next get together.


Visit our Activities page to learn more about what the Change Center offers. These are just a few of the activities and amenities at the Change Center! We offer locker rentals, a Stuff Shop and event and meeting rooms that are perfect for any organization or business!

The Change Center accepts all major credit cards, Apple Pay and there is a no-fee ATM on site.

Have a question? Feel free to reach out!