County Parks, Recreation, Cultural Affairs Department
News Archive - October 2006
- Our New Website!!!!
The Cobb County Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs website
has be refurbished to provide you with more information
regarding our progams and facilities. This is your
new home base for up-to-date information regarding recreational
and leisure activities.
- EZ Reg - Online Registration
Cobb County Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs will
offer online registration for many of our programs beginning
with the winter quarter. To take advantage of EZ Reg
online registration, you will need a pin number and password.
If you have registered for a program during this year, you
probably have already been assigned a number and password.
You should receive an email or letter in the mail soon.
If you have not registered for a program, you can acquire
your pin number and password by going to any recreation
facility and register your family. For more information
call (770) 528-8800.
Mountain Tennis Center named ‘Outstanding
Tennis Facility' for 2006 by
the United States Tennis Association. This is a
prestigious award that goes to a select few of the thousands
of tennis facilities throughout the country. The
official announcement was made during the annual USTA
meeting held in New York in conjunction with the US Open.
The award recognizes those facilities based on the
overall facilities quality and structure and the facilities
programs in promoting tennis and serving the community.
All award winners will be inscribed
on a large wall plaque displayed in the lobby of the USTA
National Tennis Center, site of the US Open.
public input meeting for the Leone Hall Price Memorial
Park will be held on Tuesday, October 3rd at 6:00pm, at
the West Cobb Regional Library located at 1750 Dennis
Kemp Lane in Kennesaw . The new park to be located
on Stilesboro Road in west Cobb is approximately 80 acres
in size. Please come and provide your input to the
proposed master plan.
Soccer Complex Under Construction
new West Sandtown Soccer Complex is now under construction
on Barrett Parkway just south of Macland Road. Included
in the park are five lighted soccer fields, concession/restroom
building, walking trail, playground, parking, and maintenance
compound. The complex is scheduled to be open for
play for the Fall 2007 season.
Mountain Dog Park to Open Soon
County's first off-leash dog
park will be opening later this month to dog owners.
The off-leash area is currently under construction in
Sweat Mountain Park on Steinhauer Road approximately one
mile north of Lassiter High School. There will be
an area for large dogs and an area for smaller dogs weighing
30 lbs or less. Stay tuned for additional information
concerning the upcoming ribbon cutting ceremony for the
- North Georgia State Fair
The North Georgia State Fair will be held at Jim Miller
Park September 21 - October 1, 2006. There will be
a midway with rides and games, nightly concerts, an arts
and crafts show, and more!!!! For more info, see the
Georgia State Fair website .
- Prevention in the Park
Cobb County Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs and WellStar
Cancer Program will offer healthy fun and excitement for
the entire family via free health screenings, arts and crafts,
face painting, sack races, live entertainment and a family
movie. The event will be held October 7, 2006 at the
Ward Recreation Center. Cost is $1 per person or $5
per family, with the proceeds going to charity. For
more information, call 770-528-8885.
- 6th Annual Fall Festival
Come join the ghosts and goblins at Jim Miller Park on October
31 for safe and kid friendly fun!!!! Activities include
costume contest, relay games, inflatable rides, arts and
crafts, petting zoo and more!!!! The event is free,
there is a small fee for the rides, petting zoo and concessions.
The event will be held October 31, 2006 from 4:00pm - 7:00pm.
For information, call 770-528-8875.
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