Register Today for Spring Break Camps through Forsyth County Parks and Recreation

Register Today for Spring Break Camps through Forsyth County Parks and Recreation
It’s not too early to begin making your spring break plans. Forsyth County Parks and Recreation is offering partial and full-week spring break camps this April. The programs vary in location and theme, and are offered for children ages 4 through 15.   Just some of the options for spring break camp include an art camp at Old Atlanta Park, fun and games camp at Fowler Park and a science camp at Sawnee Mountain Preserve. The program dates, times and registration fees vary by activity.   “Forsyth County Parks and Recreation has a really wide variety of camps available this spring break ...

Phase III of Sawnee Mountain Preserve Now Open

Phase III of Sawnee Mountain Preserve Now Open
New phase features more than six miles of trails - click here to view a map of the trails.   The newest phase of Forsyth County’s Sawnee Mountain Preserve opened Friday, January 29, with a ribbon cutting ceremony to officially welcome the newest amenity in the county’s award-winning parks system.   Sawnee Mountain Preserve Phase III is located north of downtown Cumming at 2505 Bettis Tribble Gap Road. Funded by the Parks, Recreation and Green Space Bond approved by voters in 2008 and by the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) VI program, Sawnee Mountain Preserve Phase III features more than six ...

Parks and Recreation Offers Fitness Challenge this Winter

Parks and Recreation Offers Fitness Challenge this Winter
Looking for a way to get fit or stay fit this winter? If so, consider taking part in Forsyth County Parks and Recreation’s 1-month Get Fit Forsyth program. The program is open to ages 18 and up, and participants will receive a 1-month FitPlus pass to Forsyth County’s recreation centers as well as weekly challenges and encouragement. Registration is underway now at the recreation centers, continuing through January 19. The program will take place January 19 – February 19.   As part of the FitPlus pass, participants will have access to basketball gyms, walking tracks, cardio-weight rooms and fitness classes at the ...

Santa Will Be Calling Local Children Again this Year

Forsyth County Parks and Recreation is pleased to announce their annual Santa’s Calling program. Santa has set aside two special evenings to call children ages 3 through 10 to listen to their personal Christmas wishes. The phone calls will take place on Tuesday, December 8 and Wednesday, December 9 between the hours of 6 and 8 p.m. Santa is very busy during this time of year. If the first phone call does not go through, Santa will try one more time.   To receive a free phone call, please register by December 4. Registration forms are available online at or at the county’s ...

Winter Basketball Registration Underway

Registration is now underway for Forsyth County Parks and Recreation’s 2015-16 Winter Basketball League for boys and girls ages 9-14. Sign-ups will continue through Friday, Oct. 23.   Early registration is encouraged as space is limited. Registrations will be accepted Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the county’s three recreation centers, located at Central Park, Fowler Park and Old Atlanta Park. Registrations may also be submitted via fax, mail and online at   Late registration for only the 13/14-year-old boys and girls programs is scheduled to take place at the three recreation centers Monday, Oct. 26, ...

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