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parks & recreation

The City of Atlanta maintains over 3,000 acres of parkland and operates 33 recreational centers.

Atlanta Department of Parks & Recreation:
233 Peachtree Street NE, Suites 1600/1700
Atlanta, GA  30303
404.546.6788

Atlanta Beltline
86 Prior Street, Suite 300
Atlanta, GA  30303
404.477.3003

 

 

 

 

 

Atlanta Parks

Atlanta Office of Parks: Works to improve, preserve, protect, and maintain city parks to enhance quality of life
Explore Atlanta Beltline Parks: The Atlanta Beltline project has already increased the footprint of Atlanta’s greenspace significantly with some of the most sustainable and magnificent parks in the city
Other Metro Atlanta Park Systems: Learn about neighboring public park systems outside of city limits


Community Centers & Event Spaces

Public Recreation Centers: The Atlanta Office of Recreation operates 33 public recreation centers
Atlanta Parks with Gazebos & Pavilions: List of parks with gazebos and pavilions that can be reserved for picnics and other events
iPARCS: Online reservation portal for park facilities and programs

Sports & Play Facilities

Outdoor Basketball Courts
Tennis Courts
Swimming Pool Locations & Hours 
Playgrounds
Spraygrounds
Basketball Courts
Baseball Fields
Softball & Tee-Ball Fields
Multi-Purpose Fields
Football Fields
Soccer Fields
Golf Courses


Dogs in the Park

Laws for Paws: Everything you need to know about visiting a park with your dog
Off-Leash Dog Areas Community Guide: The Office of Parks is partnering with communities to create off-leash dog areas in parks


Multi-Use Trails

Atlanta Beltline Trails: Six miles of paved bicycle/pedestrian trails with 26 additional trail miles planned
PATH Foundation: Over 180 miles of off-road trails

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Recreational Programs for Youth

After-School Programs: A diverse curriculum of academic, arts and cultural, and athletic programs for K-5 students
Camp Best Friends: Summer day camp for youth ages 5-18
Atlanta Teen Leaders: Leadership program for youth ages 11-18


Recreational Programs for Seniors

Office of Recreation Senior Programs: Atlanta's Recreation Centers offer activities for seniors that include arts and crafts, computer training, exercise, field trips and celebrations for special occasions and holidays


Recreational Programs for Citizens with Disabilities

Therapeutics Programs in City Recreation Centers: The Therapeutic Recreation Services (TRS) program provides sports, recreation, leisure and outreach services to residents with physical, mental and emotional disabilities


Farmer's Markets & Community Gardens

Farmer's Markets: Find location and schedule information, learn about SNAP benefits for farmer's markets, and get involved in the local food movement
Community Gardens: Park Pride has administered the community gardening program since 2007, when the City passed legislation allowing gardens in city parks.

Get Involved

Park Advocacy: Get connected to community organizations that support Atlanta's parks




Last updated: 9/20/2013 12:17:09 PM