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Department of Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs
233 Peachtree Street, N.E.
Atlanta, Georgia 30303

 

 

PURPOSE

  • To create an oasis for urban landscape.
  • To provide historical significance.
  • To create a focal point for activities.
  • To encourage community spirit and involvement.

STRATEGIC GOALS

  • To provide safe, well maintained, accessible and well funded parks.
  • To provide accessible recreational programs that emphasize learning and life skills.
  • To enrich residents and visitors with cultural and art infused experiences.
  • To prioritize and upgrade existing capital assets.

EXISTING FACILITIES

  • 33 recreation centers
  • 3 community centers
  • 5 tennis centers
  • 5 natatoriums
  • 17 outdoor pools
  • 1 special facility
  • 182 tennis courts
  • 75 basketball courts
  • 110 ball fields
  • 112 playgrounds

PARK & GREENSPACE ACREAGE

Categories

Number

Total Acreage per Category

Percentage of Total Acreage

Type of Park

100 + acres

8

1,182

35%

Regional

30 - 100 acres

14

789

23%

Community

15 - 30 acres

12

323

9%

Regional, Neighborhood and/or Community

Less than 15 acres

314

717

22%

Neighborhood/Misc.(including garden and/or triangle blocks)

Nature preserves

7

392

11%

Greenspace

TOTAL

355

3,403

100%

 

 

Last updated: 2/4/2013 10:12:36 AM