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Winter Basketball Registration Begins October 1

Winter Basketball Registration Begins October 1
Forsyth County Parks & Recreation will begin accepting registrations for winter basketball Monday, October 1, through Friday, October 19 at 5 p.m. Basketball leagues are offered for boys and girls ages 9 (by January 1, 2019) through 14.   “The winter basketball league is a very popular program, and we anticipate another great season,” said Parks & Recreation Director Jim Pryor. “Basketball is a great indoor activity for kids during the colder months.”   Registration will be accepted online at www.forsythco.com/parks and at the county’s three recreation centers located at Central Park (2300 Keith Bridge Road), Fowler Park (4110 Carolene Way) and Old Atlanta Park (810 Nichols Road). The registration ...

Play at the Park Family Fun Festival to be Held September 29

Play at the Park Family Fun Festival to be Held September 29
Family-friendly event to be hosted at Fowler Park  Forsyth County Parks & Recreation and the Cumming-Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce present the 16th annual Play at the Park Family Fun Festival Saturday, September 29 at Fowler Park. The event is free to attend and offers family-friendly activities and entertainment.  “The annual Play at the Park event is a great opportunity for families to spend time together at the park for a day of fun,” said Parks & Recreation Director Jim Pryor. “There is a variety of exciting activities for everyone to enjoy and we are looking forward to another great turnout.”  From ...

UPDATE: Chattahoochee Pointe Reopened

UPDATE: Chattahoochee Pointe Reopened
August 8, 2018 - 8:30 a.m. - UPDATE: Chattahoochee Pointe park facility has reopened to the public.  August 7, 2018 - 3:30 p.m. - Chattahoochee Pointe park facility located at 5790 Chattahoochee Pointe Drive is currently closed due to an official sheriff’s office matter. The park gates will be closed until the matter has been resolved. For further information, please contact Forsyth County Parks and Recreation at 770-781-2215. 

Forsyth County’s Play at the Park Event is Seeking Vendors

Forsyth County’s Play at the Park Event is Seeking Vendors
Play at the Park event to be held at Forsyth County’s Fowler Park on September 29 Forsyth County Parks & Recreation and the Cumming-Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce are seeking vendors to participate in the 16th annual Play at the Park Family Fun Festival event which will be held at Fowler Park on Saturday, September 29. Prospective vendors include businesses, nonprofit organizations, arts and crafts and product consultants. Space is limited, and vendor applications will be accepted through Friday, September 14. Visit www.playatthepark.com for event details and vendor registration.  Play at the Park is a family-friendly community event that features a kids’ zone, live entertainment, vendors and food trucks. Last year’s event ...

Portion of Big Creek Greenway Closed for Storm Damage Repairs

Portion of Big Creek Greenway Closed for Storm Damage Repairs
The Big Creek Greenway trail is closed between mile marker 1.5 and 3.6, from the McFarland Parkway Trailhead (1622 McFarland Parkway) to the Union Hill Road Trailhead (5259 Union Hill Road).   This part of the trail has damage from the recent storms and may be closed for one week or longer. The trail is open from the north side of the Union Hill Road Trailhead to Kelly Mill Road.   Updates will be provided on the Forsyth County Parks and Recreation website at www.forsythco.com/parks. 

Fall Baseball and Softball Registration Opens July 23

Fall Baseball and Softball Registration Opens July 23
Leagues are offered for children ages 4 through 17 Forsyth County Parks & Recreation will begin accepting registrations for fall baseball and softball on Monday, July 23, and ending Wednesday, Aug. 8, at 5 p.m. Leagues are offered for boys and girls ages 4 (by Sept. 1, 2018) through 17. “The fall baseball and softball league is a very popular program,” said Parks & Recreation Director Jim Pryor. “It’s a great way for kids to kick off the new school year, make new friends and stay active!” Registrations will be accepted online at www.forsythco.com/parks and at the county’s three recreation centers located ...

Forsyth County Parks & Recreation’s Old Atlanta Park Spray Pad to Open May 26

Forsyth County Parks & Recreation’s Old Atlanta Park Spray Pad to Open May 26
Spray pad will be open on Memorial Day, Independence Day and Labor Day Forsyth County’s popular spray pad, located at Old Atlanta Park, will open for the season beginning Saturday, May 26, and will remain open through September 3. Hours of operation for the spray pad are Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., May 26 through August 1. Beginning August 2 until September 3, the hours will be Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.  Daily admission for the spray pad is $2 per person (1 year old ...

Trail for Visually Impaired Now Open at Fowler Park

Trail for Visually Impaired Now Open at Fowler Park
A Braille Trail with a sensory garden is now open at Fowler Park.   Fowler Park’s Braille Trail is located near the entrance to the Big Creek Greenway in Fowler Park. The trail is approximately 200 yards in length and is comprised of eight braille signs and two sensory gardens.   “This project began in early 2017 and was made possible by the Forsyth County Lions Club in partnership with Ms. Fedorchuk’s 4th grade class at Kelly Mill Elementary School,” said Jim Pryor, Director Parks & Recreation.  The Braille Trail has guide ropes located on the right side for visually impaired individuals to navigate ...

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