Acworth Parks and Recreation

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4762 Logan Road | Acworth, GA 30101 | Office: 770-917-1234 | Fax: 770-966-7891
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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UPCOMING EVENTS 


 Acworth Farmers Market

AcworthFarmersMarketLogoThe Historic Downtown Acworth Farmer’s Market will began this season on Friday, April 7 and will continue each Friday morning from 8:00 a.m. until noon through Friday, October 27.  The market is located in Historic Downtown Acworth in the Acworth First Baptist Church Parking Lot on the north end of Main Street.

Market customers will have a wide variety of garden ripe Georgia grown vegetables, eggs, cheese, bedding plants, fresh baked bread, pies, cakes, honey and jams to choose from each week. This year’s market will be bigger and better than previous years and shoppers won’t believe the selection of home grown goodies!

The Acworth Farmer’s Market is proudly sponsored by the Acworth Downtown Development Authority.  If you are interested in more information on being a vendor or just have questions about the market, please call 770-917-1234.

Click here to view the Acworth Farmers Market Facebook Page.

Click here for the Vendor Application  


Mother-Son Camp Out

MotherSonCampOutLogoFThe Acworth Parks, Recreation and Community Resource Department is excited to host the fourth annual Mother-Son Camp Out at Proctor Landing Park on Saturday, September 16.  This event is open to mothers and their sons, 13 and under.  Participants will camp alongside the beautiful Lake Allatoona while learning about nature and a participating in a variety of outdoor activities!  There will also be a presentation from Let’s Get Wild, outdoor education for the next generation!

The event will begin at 1:00 p.m. with check in and campsite set up.  Dinner will be provided, as well as breakfast the following morning.  The mother-son “couples” will be responsible for providing their own snacks and camping equipment.  Not an experienced camper?  No worries!  We will have experienced volunteers available to assist with setting up each campsite.

Click here to view the list of suggested camping supplies.
Click here to register! 


Covering the Bases
CTB2017Covering the Bases is an award winning program that raises awareness and funds to support the Horizon Field.  The field is a synthetic surface which allows children with physical and cognitive disabilities to play organized sports.  Covering the Bases is based on a partnership between the citizens of the community and the Acworth Police Department.  100% of all proceeds go directly to the field.

The event has a host of family activities that include, Horizon League Baseball games, bounce houses, dunk tank, water dodgeball, band and dance performances, midnight kickball tournament, and much more!  This year’s event will take place on Friday, September 15 beginning at 6:00 p.m. and concluding after the midnight kickball tournament. 

Visit http://coveringthebases.org for more information, to volunteer, or to donate.


Great Lake Clean Up
GLAC LogoJoin us on Saturday, September 30 for the Great Lake Allatoona Clean Up!  Volunteers come out each year in September and help remove litter and debris from the shores of the lake.  The event is sponsored by the Acworth Parks and Recreation Department, the Acworth Lake Authority, Great Lake Allatoona Clean Up Committee, and the Lake Allatoona Association.  This is a great project for Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, community groups and anyone who wants to help keep our lakes clean. 


Immediately following the event will be a volunteer picnic at the Riverside Day Use Area.  All participants are encouraged to attend the picnic and enjoy sponsor booths, music, prizes and more! 

This event is part of the Great Lake Allatoona Clean Up.  To participate in this event, please register at: www.lakeallatoonaassoc.com/the_great_allatoona_clean_up.



UPCOMING REGISTRATIONS 


 Acworth Youth Basketball League
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The Acworth Parks, Recreation and Community Resource Department is ready to begin another exciting Youth Basketball season!  This program provides competitive and instructional basketball for children between the ages of five and fourteen. Teams are grouped according to age.  Practice starts the first week in November and games begin in early December.  Registration for City of Acworth residents begins July 24 and registration for non-CIty of Acworth residents begins on August 1.  

For the 2017-2018 season: All participants will be required to have a birth certificate on file.  Please either email a copy to parksbirthcertificate@acworth.org or bring a copy to our office located at 4762 Logan Road, Acworth, GA 30101.  You may begin submitting your copy today.  All birth certificates will be locked away and filed safely.

Make sure to take advantage of our discounted registration prices before rates increase! Prices vary depending on age.  The fees for the league are as follows:
2017- 2018 Basketball Rates Chart










For more information contact Mychal Lewis at mlewis@acworth.org.

Click here for boys registration
Click here for girls registration 


Heartsaver CPR/AED Certification 
CPRLEARN TO SAVE A LIFE!  Acworth Parks, Recreation, and Community Resource Department is now offering CPR/AED certification classes.  Attend one 3 hour course to become certified in CPR.  First timers or re-certifications are welcome.  This course is taught following American Heart Association guidelines.  The certification is valid for 2 years. 

The class will take place on Thursday, October 12 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Roberts School Community Center in Classroom 1.  The cost will be $30 for city residents and $35 for non-residents. 

Please contact barnaud@acworth.org with questions or for more information.
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ACWORTHY HAPPENINGS


 Acworth Beach Rentals
AcworthBeachRentalsThe City of Acworth is excited to partner with Acworth Beach Rentals (ABR) again this summer to offer kayak and stand up paddleboard rentals at Cauble Park! Rentals became available beginning on April 1.  

Lake Acworth is the perfect place to relax and spend the day exploring out on the water.  Whether you're with friends, family, or simply need a relaxing day by yourself at the lake, ABR strives to provide you with high quality water sport rentals and friendly service!  Rentals are held beside Acworth Beach and are available to people 13 and older.  Rentals will be available on Saturdays from 10 to 8, Sundays from noon to 8, and weekdays by appointment only.  Rental times are subject to change depending on weather. 

For more information or to make an appointment, please visit www.acworthbeachrentals.com.


Acworth Slide
Dallas SlideThe City of Acworth and Shoreline Entertainment, LLC is proud to announce the return of the World's Largest Inflatable Water Slide at Dallas Landing Park! The park is located at 5120 Allatoona Drive Acworth, 30101. The slide is 36 ft. tall and 175 ft. long. Opening Day is May 25!

The slide is open Monday through Friday 11:00 a.m.to 5:00 p.m., and Saturday, Sunday and holidays from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. through Monday, September 5. Please note: After July 31, the slide will only be open on weekends and holidays. Daily Slide Rates are $4.00/person for one slide, $8.00/person for unlimited slides for one hour and $16.00/person for unlimited slides for one day. Please note, there is a $5.00 parking fee on weekdays and $10.00 on weekends at Dallas Landing for non-city residents.

For more information on the slide or to make reservations, visit www.acworthslide.com


Logan Farm Park ExpansionLogan_Farm_Park

Logan Farm Park is an approximately 120 acre park located in the center of the city. Previously, the park encompassed a lighted 1/3 mile walking trail around a multipurpose recreation field with the trail also extending to Cowan Road and Cherokee Street, playground, public restrooms, Amos Durr Community Ball Field, Roberts School Community Center and the Rosenwald School.

As part of the SPLOST park improvements, the city has developed another 15 acres of parkland along Cherokee and Taylor streets to expand the park. This new expansion adds additional multi-use pathways, open green space, a destination playground, group pavilion, restroom facility, and parking.

For questions on this project, email James Albright at jalbright@acworth.org.