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Forsyth County Parks & Recreation Community Yard Sale to be Held April 27

Forsyth County Parks & Recreation Community Yard Sale to be Held April 27
More than twenty vendors will be selling an assortment of household items Forsyth County Parks & Recreation invites residents to a community yard sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 27. The outdoor event will take place in the parking area of the Central Park Recreation Center (2300 Keith Bridge Rd.). “The community yard sale has grown into a very popular event for both sellers and shoppers,” Director of Parks & Recreation Jim Pryor said. “It is a great opportunity for residents to do a little spring cleaning around their house and to do some shopping as well.” Event ...

UPDATE: Sawnee Mountain Preserve Spring Festival Cancelled

UPDATE: Sawnee Mountain Preserve Spring Festival Cancelled
*UPDATE: Due to weather conditions, the Sawnee Mountain Preserve Spring Festival scheduled for Saturday, April 20 has been cancelled. For a list of upcoming activities and events at Forsyth County Parks and Recreation, please visit parks.forsythco.com.*   Spring Festival to feature free activities to celebrate Earth Day Forsyth County Parks & Recreation will host a Spring Festival to celebrate Earth Day at Sawnee Mountain Preserve (4075 Spot Rd.) on Saturday, April 20. The event will feature something for all ages, including guided hikes, rock climbing, tree climbing, zip lining, yoga, crafts, games and more. These free activities will be available from 10 a.m. to 4 ...

Parks & Recreation Summer Activity Guide Now Available

Parks & Recreation Summer Activity Guide Now Available
Forsyth County Parks & Recreation’s 2019 Summer Activity Guide is now available online. The guide includes information on a wide variety of camps, activities and programs offered. Registration for listings in the summer activity guide will begin at 8:30 a.m. on April 1.  Register online at parks.forysthco.com or in person at any of the county’s three recreation centers, located at Central Park, Fowler Park and Old Atlanta Park, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. To view the 2019 Summer Activity Guide, visit parks.forsythco.com. Printed copies will be available at the recreation centers beginning March 29.  

Community Input Sought on Park Design Update

Community Input Sought on Park Design Update
Forsyth County Parks & Recreation is seeking community input on an update to the master plan design for Caney Creek Preserve (2755 Caney Rd.). Residents are invited to attend a public meeting at Old Atlanta Park Recreation Center from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 21.   “Attendees will have the opportunity to look at ideas for updates to current facilities as well as designs for additional amenities,” said Parks & Recreation Director Jim Pryor.  The format of the meeting will be drop-in and everyone who attends will have the opportunity to offer feedback.  Old Atlanta Park Recreation Center is located at ...

New Disc Golf Course to Open at Chattahoochee Pointe on March 16

New Disc Golf Course to Open at Chattahoochee Pointe on March 16
New disc golf course will host a tournament to kick off the course opening Forsyth County Parks and Recreation will open a new disc golf course at Chattahoochee Pointe (5790 Chattahoochee Pointe Dr.) on Saturday, March 16. The opening day will feature a Professional Disc Golf Association sanctioned tournament. The course will open to the public on Sunday, March 17.  The new disc golf course is situated in a natural setting along the Chattahoochee River. The course features 18 holes with blue tees for advanced players while the white tees are for beginner to intermediate players. As an added feature, the ...

Plant a Tree on Georgia Arbor Day

Plant a Tree on Georgia Arbor Day
Free seedlings and tree planting demos will be available Feb. 15  Residents are invited to celebrate Georgia Arbor Day by attending a tree planting ceremony at The Orchard at Chattahoochee Pointe (5790 Chattahoochee Pointe Dr.) as well as planting their own trees. A limited number of free Swamp Chestnut and Dogwood tree seedlings will also be available during the event for residents to take home and plant.   The free event – hosted by Keep Forsyth County Beautiful and the Forsyth County Master Naturalists and Master Gardeners – will take place between 5:30 and 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 15. House Rep. Todd Jones will be delivering the Arbor Day ...

Forsyth County Parks & Recreation Receives Georgia Recreation and Park Association Agency of the Year Award

Forsyth County Parks & Recreation Receives Georgia Recreation and Park Association Agency of the Year Award
Parks & Recreation recognized during state banquet  Forsyth County Parks & Recreation received the Georgia Recreation and Park Association (GRPA) Agency of the Year Award during the GRPA awards banquet on Wednesday, Nov. 7. The award was presented to five population groups within the state, with Forsyth County falling into the largest population category – 150,000 and over.   “The annual state awards banquet celebrates and recognizes exemplary agencies for their work over the last year,” said Parks & Recreation Marketing and Community Relations Manager Laura Pate.   The agency of the year award nomination entry includes information about staff development, budgeting and resources, facilities offered, use of technology and the nominees are judged ...

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