Bartlett takes pride in its first rate amenities including its 24 municipal parks. Enhancing the quality of life for its citizens is Bartlett's number one priority. Whether by creating good paying jobs, developing high demand skillsets in its youth, or providing the services expected of a growing and prosperous city, Bartlett and its leadership is committed to maintaining the ideal community.
Eighty residential neighborhoods define the Bartlett community. Each has its own unique character and history. From historic homes to ultramodern and all price ranges, Bartlett offers newcomers a wide variety of home ownership. Bartlett City Schools is recognized as among Tennessee's best and has one of the highest graduation rates in the state. Numerous local private schools, secular and parochial, are within minutes of most neighborhoods, nine day care centers, a broad array of church denominations and the region’s premier shopping district, all combine to make Bartlett an attractive place to live. The City of Bartlett maintains Singleton Community Center, Bartlett Recreation & Fitness Center, Bartlett Performing Arts and Conference Center, Bartlett Senior Citizens Center, and twenty-four city parks. Also within the area is one of the largest municipal parks in the nation – Shelby Farms, with over 4,000 acres of recreational opportunities. And yes, Bartlett has 'pickle ball courts' as well as a cricket field.