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The Memphis Redbirds: Memphis has a wonderful and successful minor league baseball park in the heart of downtown. The park is located about thiry-five minutes from campus. Games take place throughout the fall and late summer. http://www.memphisredbirds.com.
The Memphis Grizzlies: Memphis has a new NBA basketball team and a state-of-the-art arena. The arena and its numerous venues will keep teenagers and families busy - it is located about thiry-five minutes from campus. Grizzlies games take place throughout the fall and winter and the team is always a Playoff hopeful. Some of the Grizzlies' most promising children attend St. George's. http://www.nba.com/grizzlies.
Memphis is also home to exciting college sports. Also playing in the FedEx Forum one can watch The Memphis Tigers battle their way through Conference USA. The Lady Tigers play at the Memphis Colliseum and they too have exciting games. The Lady Tigers' former coach, who is The University of Memphis' all time most winngest coach, Mary Lou Johns, is St. George's middle school girls' basketball coach. Find the Tigers and the Lady Tiger's sports schedules by visiting the University of Memphis's athletic pages http://www.memphis.edu.
It is hot in Memphis but you can still find an ice rink! Memphis has its very own minor league ice hockey team, the Memphis RiverKings! http://www.riverkings.com. The River Kings play just across the border in Mississippi, apparently it is cooler in Mississippi...?
The Annual St. Jude's Marathon and Half Marathon is one of the most visited and participated in marathon in the country and arguably for the best cause. Visit one of Memphis' largest charities online at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital http://www.stjude.org and their marathon's website at http://www.stjudemarathon.org.
Memphis has an arena football team, the Memphis Xplorers: http://www.xplorersaf2.com/. The city is the official home of the Liberty Bowl played December 31st each year http://www.libertybowl.org/ and NASCAR burns rubber at the Memphis Motorsports Park - there is something for everyone in the Memphis and its suburbs.
Museums and The Arts:
The National Civil Rights Museaum: http://www.civilrightsmuseum.org/.
Pink Palace Museum (IMAX theatre, Planetarium, etc.): http://www.memphismuseums.org/.
Brooks Museum of Art: http://www.brooksmuseum.org
Dixon Gallery and Gardens: http://www.dixon.org
Memphis Rock 'n Soul Museum: http://www.memphisrocknsoul.org.
Sun Studios: http://www.sunstudio.com/index.aspx?bhcp=1.
Elvis' home: http://www.elvis.com/graceland/.
The Memphis Symphony Orchestra, Opera Memphis, The Orpheum, Theatre Memphis and numerous community theatres will keep your whole family entertained.
Find a realtor using the Memphis Area Association of Realtors or contact the office to find out several of our recommendations. http://www.maar.org.
The Memphis metro-plex uses one utility for gas, water, electric, and trash. http://www.mlgw.com.
Everyone knows St. George's is the home of triathletes and other fantastic student-athletes. Memphis has its own running club that has a fantastic summer road race series visit them on the web at http://memphisrunners.com.
Do you have children that would like to have webbed feet? Our swimming instructor has a reputation for being the best swimming instructor in the greater Memphis area, visit his website at http://www.swimpoolschool.com . The Pool School instructs children of all ages.
Looking for a competitive swim program? Contact our very own USA Swimming competitive team: the Memphis Thunder! Visit their website by visiting this site: http://www.memphisthunder.org .
The Memphis Zoo, Mud Island, Shelby Farms and many more places to visit can be found by doing a simple web search. There is something for everyone in Memphis and its surrounding suburbs.