It's hard to say there's nothing to do in Cobb County, whether
you care to walk, ride, play or relax. If you like the outdoors,
we have sports parks, walking trails and golf courses. If
you prefer climate-controlled fun, we have indoor swimming
pools, basketball gyms and even our own cultural centers.
And if you just want to be entertained, world-famous acts
regularly stop here to perform at our stage theatre or our
We support team and individual play, coach individual excellence
and sportsmanship and promote environmental awareness. Welcome
to the Cobb County Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs
Department, where fun is easy to find.
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Fishing Rodeo at Lost Mountain Park
Cobb Parks' Natural Resource Management unit will be
hosting the 'Annual Fishing Rodeo' on Saturday,
July 26th from 9:00am–11:00am at Lost Mountain
Park. Four age divisions will be offered: 3–6, 7–9,
10–12 and 13–16. Trophies will be awarded for the most
fish caught in each age group as well as the 5 biggest
fish overall. The event is free, so grab your fishing
pole and join us for a morning of fishing and fun!!
For more information, please contact John Purcell at
(770) 528-8825 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Natural Resource Management
Offers Fun Programs in July
Outdoor programs offered by the Natural Resource Management
unit of Cobb County PARKS provide children an opportunity
to learn about nature in a fun and hands-on way. Here
is a list of the “Outdoor Romping and Creek Stomping”
Family programs scheduled for this month:
July 31st: “Hiking and Biking” at the
Cobb County Corps Property, Allatoona Creek Trails in
Acworth. Wear your sneakers or hiking shoes and join
us for a guided hike to the wetland to see turtles and
Great Blue Heron nests and/or a bicycle ride through
the park. There are big open fields with dirt paths
where you can bring your bicycle to ride or you may
take a staff guided ride on the “Rusty Bucket Loop”
(1 mile) beginners mountain biking trail.
Each program is $2.00 per person (registration required).
To register, email email@example.com or call
'Fun in the Park' Photo Contest
you are out enjoying Cobb County Parks, Recreation and
Cultural Affairs parks and activities, be sure to bring
your camera and capture the fun and memories of your
sports activities, the beauty of nature and wildlife
in the parks, and anything else that shows why you enjoy
your day at the park. The 10th Annual "Fun in the Park'
Photo Contest will be accepting entries throughout the
summer. Enter up to 10 of your best shots for fun and
awards! Open to all photographers. Digital and print
photos accepted. See rules and download entry form below
at the photo
contest web page.
of Silver Comet Trail; Closures Planned
2011 Special Local Option Sales Tax provided funds
being used to make major improvements around Cobb
County and its six cities. For example, Cobb Department
of Transportation staff is coordinating a resurfacing
effort for the entire Cobb portion of the Silver Comet
Trail, funded by SPLOST.
is expected to begin June 2nd and run through August
29th. The 12.8 mile trail will be repaired and resurfaced
in four sections. Each two to four mile long section
will be closed to all traffic for approximately three
weeks. Work will included pavement repair, resurfacing,
restriping and shoulder restoration. All closure dates
below are subject to change:
one, Monday, June 2-Friday, June 20
Between Mavell Road and Floyd Road
two, Monday June 23-Friday, July 11
Between Floyd Road and Anderson Farm Road
three, Monday, July 14-Friday, Aug. 1
Between Anderson Farm Road and Old Lost Mountain
four, Monday, Aug. 4-Friday, Aug. 22
Between Old Lost Mountain Road and the Paulding
activities are only scheduled Mondays through Fridays,
and some work is scheduled at night. The entire trail
will be open for use on weekends and holidays. Each
section will be completely finished and opened before
the next section is started and closed. For more information
about the project, visit the DOT
more information on the 2011 SPLOST and its impact,
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the help of the Friends for Mabry Park, Cobb
County Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs has completed
the master planning process for Mabry Park. We appreciate
all of the public input we received. To learn more about
Friends for Mabry Park, visit www.mabrypark.org.
register for parks programs from your
or office with EZ-REG
Identification Numbers (PIN) and Internet Log-in
numbers are required to register using EZ-REG.
To get PINned, visit any Cobb County Parks, Recreation
and Cultural Affairs facility during normal operating
hours and complete a Family
Account Registration Form. You must show proof