Starting December 31, 2013 the Sunken Gardens in Centennial Park will not be available for any events after this date until further notice.
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Parks and Recreation

Model Airplane/Boat Permit

AMA Charter #597 Thunderbolt Middle TN Radio Control Society; man and radio-controlled airplane

Permit Registration

A permit is required to operate a model airplane or boat at any of the Metro Park properties.

In order to register for a permit, please come by the Permit Office located at 2565 Park Plaza, Nashville, TN 37203.

Please bring the following items with you:

  • Annual Permit Fee: $35.00 for Residents; $45.00 for Non-Residents
  • Proof of public liability insurance in the amount of $300 thousand (AMA card, homeowners' insurance, etc.)

After received, permits are valid for one year and should be renewed thirty days prior to the permit expiration date.

Schedule

Aircraft:

Edwin Warner Park

  • Monday through Friday 8 am - 3 pm (March through November)
  • Monday through Saturday 8 am until dusk (December, January, and February)
  • Sunday - 12:00 noon until dusk (December, January, and February)

Cane Ridge Park 8:00 am to Dusk Daily
Peeler Park 8:00 am to Dusk Daily

Boats:

Hamilton Creek Park "Beach Cove" 7:00 am to Dusk Daily

These schedules may be altered by action of the Board of Parks and Recreation.

Competitions

Competitions are authorized only by special permit issued by the Board of Parks and Recreation with the exception of Warner Park Flying Field. Warner Flying Field is designated for recreational flying only.

NO COMPETITIVE EVENTS ARE TO BE HELD AT THE WARNER FIELD.