Family Fun in Cordova

Cordova is the fastest growing area of Shelby County, Tennessee and it is no surprise that much of the community is made up of families. Fortunately, there is no shortage of fun things for the whole family to do in Cordova. Here are some of the best.

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Cordova Community Center

Cordova Community Center
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Address
1017 N Sanga Rd, Cordova, TN 38018-6537, USA
Phone
+1 901-757-4400

If you're looking for something to do with the kids, the Cordova Community Center has plenty. They offer sports, classes, and even a museum with a focus on the town's history.

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Malco's Cordova Cinema

Address
1080 N Germantown Pkwy, Cordova, TN 38018, USA
Phone
+1 901-309-8550

Malco is the Mid-South largest movie theater chain and they have one location in Cordova. The Cordova Cinema shows first-run movies and provides all the standard comforts like stadium seating, cup holders, and an expanded concession menu.

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Incredible Pizza Company

Incredible Pizza Company
 Incredible Pizza Company
Address
1245 N Germantown Pkwy #104, Cordova, TN 38016-5877, USA
Phone
+1 901-341-4143

If an all-you-can-eat pizza buffet isn't enough to entice your family, what about video games, bumper cars, miniature golf, ​go-karts, and prizes? Incredible Pizza offers all of that and more for the whole family.​

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Cordova Bowling Center

Address
7945 Club Center Cove, Cordova, TN 38016, USA
Phone
+1 901-754-4275

Cordova Bowling Center offers something for the whole family including youth and adult leagues, birthday parties, glow in the dark bowling, open bowling, a snack bar, video games, and more.

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Old Cordova Railroad Train Dept

: Former Cordova train station on Macon Road at A Street
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Address
8593 Macon Rd, Cordova, TN 38018-6102, USA

Now mostly just a stop on the Greenline, the historic Old Cordova Railroad Train Depot was one of many small stops along the railroad that ran through Chattanooga, Nashville, Memphis, and St. Louis. It went out of service in 2002. Stop and take a photo at the cute yellow building.

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Cordova Skating Center

Address
7970 Club Center Dr, Cordova, TN 38016-8667, USA
Phone
+1 901-755-0221

Skating is an activity loved by people of all ages -- toddlers, teens, and even adults. Cordova Skating Center (also referred to as Cordova Skateland) provides an up-to-date rink, skate shop, concessions, games, and special events.

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Shelby Farms Park

Shelby Farms Park
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Address
6903 Great View Drive North, Memphis, TN 38134, USA
Phone
+1 901-222-7275
Family Attractions
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While the Visitor Center address may be technically in Memphis, most locals consider the sprawling Shelby Farms Park to be in the Cordova area. Enjoy miles of walking and biking trails, multiple ponds, horseback riding, an adventure ropes course, canoe and kayak rentals, plus a restaurant and event center.

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Cordova International Farmer's Market

Address
1150 N Germantown Pkwy, Cordova, TN 38018, USA
Phone
+1 901-417-8407

Attention foodies and grocery store junkies: the Cordova International Farmer's Market is a must-see. One might not think to see such a variety of Asian, Middle-Eastern, Hispanic and other international food items in the suburbs, but the CIFM has it all. 

The store is clean and features an extensive produce section, fresh and live seafood (lobster, crab, fish), spices, roots, and dry goods all at great prices.

Updated by Holly Whitfield

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