The TEHCC is organized under the auspices of the Eastman Recreation Club for the benefit of Eastman Chemical Company employees, retirees and their families. Employees and retirees must also be members of the Eastman Recreation Club.

Those not associated with Eastman can join as program affiliates.

Membership Discounts

For more information, email the TEHCC membership coordinator (, call the Eastman Recreation Club at (423) 229-3771 or visit the Eastman Employee Center main desk. The ERC cards now sent electronically each year which list Hiking as a club are suffice proof of membership. For those who don’t, please contact the TEHCC membership coordinator to obtain a suitable identification card for these discounts.

Eastman Employees

Annual club dues for employees are $5 in addition to basic $5 Eastman Recreation Club dues (thus a total equal to Affiliate dues). Employees can visit the front desk at B310 or follow the instructions on this ERC page. After the first payment to ERC, dues are automatically deducted from first paycheck of each year.

Eastman Retirees

Retirees can elect to receive the monthly newsletter via email for free or a hard copy newsletter for $5 annually. Join or renew by completing the Membership Application.

Program Affiliates

Program affiliates are those not associated with Eastman as an employee or retiree. Dues are $10 annually which includes the monthly newsletter. There are two limitations for affiliates – they cannot hold a Steering Committee position (but can be invited to join the A.T. Maintenance Committee) and cannot rent the club camping equipment. Join or renew by completing the Membership Application.

View our membership brochure.