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Gwinnett County Recreation 75 Langley Dr Lawrenceville GA 30045 770-822-7915
Gwinnett County Recreation maintains dozens of parks and other facilities throughout the county, which collectively feature playgrounds, athletic fields (baseball/softball, football, soccer), tennis, basketball & volleyball courts, aquatic centers with indoor and/or outdoor pools, gyms, recreation centers and senior centers. Bay Creek Park in Loganville (175 Ozora Rd, 770-338-0726) offers Gwinnett County's first handicapped-accessible ball field (with wheelchair and walker accessible dugouts) and playground for children with special needs ("Unity Place", with special rubberized surface and wheelchair-friendly sandboxes, slides and swings), and the youth association's Special Populations Program children and young adults provides inclusion opportunities in sports such as baseball, softball, cheerleading and basketball. SeniorNet Computer Learning Center in Bethesda Park, 225 Bethesda Church Rd in Lawrenceville (770-564-4699), offers computer classes; various other recreational programs and facilities are offered at the Gwinnett Senior Center located there as well. Lenora Park, 4515 Lenora Church Rd in Snellville (770-978-5271) houses an 18-hole Disc Golf Course. 25-acre Ronald Reagan Park, 2777 Five Forks Trickum Rd in Lawrenceville (770-822-8840) features the county's first dog park, a two-acre fenced-in area allowing dogs off-leash play, along with the county's first Passive Community Park, a neighborhood park which offers a lawn court area with horseshoe pits, shuffleboard courts, bocce ball courts and a pavilion with permanent chess and checkerboards, as well as a small skate area, playground, half basketball courts, paved multi-purpose trail, picnic areas and a small pond. Recreational activities include private, semi-private, and group swim lessons, recreational swimming, adult sports teams (basketball, kickball, roller hockey, softball, volleyball), youth sports leagues (through youth sports associations-baseball, softball, soccer, football, basketball, cheerleading, roller hockey, hockey, and lacrosse) and summer day camps (Best Friend and Lucky Shoals Parks in Norcross, Bogan and Pierce Parks in Buford, Dacula Park in Dacula, Lawrenceville Female Seminary, Pinckneyville Park Community Center and Rhodes Jordan Park in Lawrenceville, McDaniel Farm and Shorty Howell Parks in Duluth and Mountain Parks Aquatic Center in Stone Mountain).
Lawrenceville Recreation: Gwinnett County Recreation 75 Langley Dr Lawrenceville GA 30045 770-822-7915
Recreational facilities in Lawrenceville include 6 county owned and/or operated parks (Bethesda, Collins Hill, Rhodes Jordan, Ronald Reagan, Sweet Water and Tribble Mill). The parks collectively feature aquatic centers, lakes, recreation centers, playgrounds, paved multipurpose trails, basketball & tennis courts (some lighted) and sports fields (baseball, softball, football). 159-acre Bethesda Park, 225 Bethesda Church Rd , 770-564-4680 (General Info, Programs, Rentals), 678-924-6334, (Aquatic Center and Pool Rental), 770-822-5152 (Adult Sports), 770-978-5271, (Youth Sports), 770-564-4680 (Gwinnett Senior Center), 770-564-4699 (SeniorNet Computer Learning Center), houses a 31,040-square-foot aquatic center which includes a nearly 7,000-square-foot indoor leisure pool with zero-entry beach-style access, a 100-foot slide that exits and then re-enters the building, a river channel, hydrotherapy benches, water play structure, tumble buckets, vortex, a ceiling spray, a four-lane, 2,500-square-foot constant-depth instructional pool and a wet classroom. The park also features a football field with a lighted track, adult softball fields, soccer fields, a concession/restroom area, walking trail around the lake, and a picnic pavilion. The 16,200-square-foot Gwinnett Senior Center, also located in the park, features meeting rooms, a conference room, arts and crafts rooms, a catering kitchen, a ballroom, a game room and the SeniorNet computer learning center. 92 acre Collins Hill Park, 2225 Collins Hill Rd, 770-822-5414 (General & Program Info), 770-932-5414 (Youth Sports), features a lake, open space, a 1.5-mile mulch trail, a sand volleyball court, concession/restroom building and a large pavilion. Located across the street from the park, 15-acre Collins Hill Aquatic Center, 2200 Collins Hill Rd, 770-237-5647 (Aquatic Center/Pool Rentals), houses an indoor 25-yard by 25-meter swimming/diving competition pool, an outdoor leisure pool with a lazy river, water play structures and two slides, a paved multi-purpose trail that follows the park perimeter and has a road crossing to the park across the street. The aquatic center offers swimming lessons, water aerobics and other aquatic activities for all ages. 162 acre Rhodes Jordan Park, 100 E Crogan St, 770-822-5414 (General, Program, Rentals Info), 770-822-5150 (Gym and Youth Sports), 770-822-5152 (Adult Sports), 770-237-5642 (Tennis Center), 770-822-5143 (Aquatic Center, Summer Only), features a 22-acre lake surrounded by open space, picnic pavilions, a Community Recreation Center with classrooms, a dance/aerobics room, a large community room and a double gym, a tennis center with lighted courts, and an outdoor leisure pool featuring lap lanes, a large slide and other water play features. 25 acre Ronald Reagan Park, 2777 Five Forks Trickum Rd, 770-822-8840, is home to the county's first dog park, a two-acre fenced-in area for off-leash play, as well as to the county's first Passive Community Park, which offers a small skate area, covered picnic areas, a small pond, a lawn court area with horseshoe pits, shuffleboard courts, bocce ball courts and a pavilion with permanent chess and checkerboards. 25 acre Sweet Water Park, 800 Bethesda School Rd , 770-564-4680, houses a large concrete plaza area with seating and a nearly 2,000 square-foot open central pavilion (with two 1,000 square-foot extensions on each side), a restroom building, horseshoe pits, sand volleyball court, picnic tables, and porch swings. 700 acre Tribble Mill Park 2125 Tribble Mill Pkwy Lawrenceville GA 30045 770-822-5414 (General, Program, Pavilion/Field Rentals Info), 770-978-5270 (Trail Info), features a 108-acre recreation lake and a 40-acre fishing lake, a group camping area, lakeside pavilions and mulch trails for horseback riding and mountain biking, and a large passive open space area named Ozora Meadows that can accommodate up to 3,500 people for large group events, and includes a large handicap-accessible playground, pavilion, outdoor amphitheater, restrooms, and water and electricity connections.
Norcross Recreation: Best Friend Park 6224 Jimmy Carter Blvd Norcross GA 30071 770-417-2212
County owned and/or operated recreational facilities in Norcross include Best Friend Park, Cemetery Field, Holcomb Bridge Park, Jones Bridge Park, Lucky Shoals Park, Pinckneyville Park and West Gwinnett Park & Aquatic Center. Best Friend Park, 6224 Jimmy Carter Blvd, 770-417-2212 (Programs, Adult Sports, Rentals, General Info), 770-417-2210 (Hudlow Tennis Center), 770-417-2202 (Summer-Aquatics Center), features Hudlow Tennis Center with 16 lighted tennis courts, newly air-conditioned Gunnin Activity Building, which houses the gym, a classroom, conference rooms, an outdoor leisure pool, adult sport fields (one for senior softball, and the other for adult flag football), a picnic pavilion, a paved, multi-purpose trail, open-play areas, outdoor basketball courts, and baseball fields. 6 acre Cemetery Field, 211 Cemetery St, 770-417-2212 (Youth Sports), 770-822-5152 (Adult Sports), features a stand-alone football field, concession/restroom facilities, bleachers and parking. 70 acre Graves Park 1540 Graves Rd Norcross GA 30093 770-564-3060 features tennis courts, a sand volleyball court, playground, open play area, a pond, a paved multi-purpose trail throughout the park, a paved multi-purpose loop around the lake, a restroom building, a sidewalk that connects to two neighboring subdivisions, and a fenced-in two-acre dog park area for off-leash play. 12 acre Holcomb Bridge Park, 4300 Holcomb Bridge Rd, 770-814-4914, offers scenic views of the Chattahoochee River with two river overlooks, as well as a picnic pavilion (available for rental), playground, wooden amphitheatre, mulch trail, open-space play area, and restrooms. 30 acre Jones Bridge Park, 4901 East Jones Bridge Rd, 770-814-4914 (General, Program and Rentals Info), 770-417-2212 (Youth Sports), features a large open field, picnic pavilions, a playground, the Good Age Community Building, a sand volleyball court, youth soccer fields, a concession/restroom facility, asphalt, concrete and soft surface walkways and fencing to protect the river's vegetation, and a wooden boardwalk/ramp for improved handicap access to the river. 68 acre Lucky Shoals Park, 4651 Britt Rd, 770-723-9516 (General, Program and Rentals Info), 770-822-5149 (Adult Sports), 770-723-9516 (Youth Sports), 770-417-2210 (Tennis Info), features an indoor gym with basketball, volleyball and badminton courts, a walking track around the top level, a dance studio, community room with catering kitchen, classrooms and game room. Outdoor facilities include multi-purpose youth fields, an adult softball field, lighted tennis courts, a multi-purpose court, a paved multi-purpose trail, pavilions, picnic area, open play areas and a renovated playground with handicapped accessible elements. 58 acre Pinckneyville Park, 4758 S Old Peachtree Rd, 770-417-2200 (General, Program and Rental Info), 770-814-4914 (Medlock Pavilion Rentals Info), 770-822-5149 (Adult Sports), 770-417-2212 (Youth Sports), features a baseball/softball complex, concession buildings, restrooms, a 1.1-mile paved multi-purpose trail, a family pavilion, playgrounds, a pond, a nearly 3 acre dog park area, and a roller hockey rink and free-skate area. Medlock Pavilion, unique to the Gwinnett County park system, is a 5,000-square-foot covered event facility with a catering kitchen and 300-500 guest capacity. 20,500-square-foot Pinckneyville Park Community Recreation Center (available for rental), 4650 Peachtree Industrial Blvd, 770-417-2200, houses cultural arts programming along other recreation programs, featuring a pottery studio, dance/aerobics room, a large community room with a catering kitchen, an outdoor classroom, indoor classrooms, and a walking trail connecting it to the Pinckneyville Park Soccer Complex. 35 acre Pinckneyville Soccer Complex, 4707 S Old Peachtree Rd, 770-417-2200 (General, Program, Rental Info), 770-417-2212 (Youth Sports), contains lighted soccer fields, a concession building, restrooms, a paved multi-purpose trail, playgrounds, ponds, a picnic pavilion, and picnic spots. 3,000-square-foot Singleton Road Activity Building, 5220 Singleton Rd, 770-417-2212, includes a kitchen, large dividable rental meeting room and restrooms. 23 acre West Gwinnett Park , 4488 Peachtree Industrial Blvd, 770-417-2281, houses a two-story, 43,100 sq. ft. aquatic center that features spectator seating on the upper level for up to 750 people, restrooms, offices, and locker rooms on the lower level, a 25-yard x 30 ft. indoor warm water instructional pool with an entry ramp as well as an indoor 25-yard x 25-meter competition pool with a diving pool that includes 1-meter springboards, an outdoor leisure pool open for the summer season, lighted multi-purpose fields and a lighted walking track.
Buford Recreation Dept 2300 Buford Hwy NE Buford GA 30518 770-945-6761
Recreation facilities in Buford include Legion Fields, 2750 Sawnee Ave, which features baseball/softball fields and also houses tennis courts; and Buford City Park, which features a football field and gym/basketball court. Recreational activities include youth baseball and softball, tennis and basketball. County-owned/operated facilities include 83-acre Bogan Park, 2723 N Bogan Rd Buford GA 30519 770-614-2060 (General Info, Programs and Rentals), 770-614-2063 (Aquatic Center), 770-932-4421 (Gym and Youth Sports), 770-822-5152 (Adult Sports). Bogan Park features an indoor family aquatic center with an Olympic pool and zero-depth leisure pool with play structures and a water slide, a Community Recreation Center featuring multi-purpose meeting/class rooms, a catering kitchen, a game room, gyms, a dance studio, and outdoor facilities including a baseball/softball complex with a football field overlay, sand volleyball courts, basketball courts, picnic pavilions, playgrounds, restrooms, and paved multi-purpose trails. The Community Recreation Center is available for rental and hosts a variety of recreation events, workshops, classes and activities. 233-acre Gwinnett Environmental & Heritage Center, 2020 Clean Water Dr, 770-904-3500, features a 59,000-square-foot environmental education facility with both indoor and outdoor classroom spaces, environmentally friendly exterior landscapes, permanent and rotating exhibits, and interactive and hands-on learning opportunities for children and adults.
Dacula Recreation: Dacula Park, 205 Dacula Rd, Dacula GA 30019 770-822-5414
The Dacula Athletic Association, Hebron Christian Recreational Ministry and the Dacula Soccer Club provide summer recreational opportunities. The city's Maple Creek Park, on McMillan Road, is available for walks, play and nature outings and Little Mulberry Park, 3499 Fence Rd, 770-822-5404, is also available to residents and visitors. Gwinnett County owned and/or operated facilities include 76-acre Dacula Park, 205 Dacula Rd, 770-822-5414 (General, Program and Rentals Info), 770-822-5150 (Youth Sports), 770-417-2210 (Tennis Info), 770-822-5404 (Outdoor Interpretive Program Info), 770-822-5410 (Pool, Summer Only), which features an outdoor swimming pool, football field and youth baseball/softball fields, playgrounds, a picnic pavilion, an outdoor classroom, a sand volleyball court, a paved multipurpose trail, concession/restroom facilities and the Cleve Langley Building, which houses Outdoor Interpretive Program offices. 8,130 square foot Dacula Activity Building and grounds, 2735 Old Auburn Rd (around the corner from Dacula Park), features a large community room, a smaller classroom for recreation classes, club meetings and rentals, tennis courts and a paved multipurpose trail that connects with and adds to the trail at Dacula Park. 93-acre Rabbit Hill Par, 400 Rabbit Hill Rd , 770-822-5150 (Youth Sports), 770-822-5149 (Adult Sports) features a soccer complex that includes a multi-purpose field and youth soccer fields, a concession/restroom building, a multi-purpose trail and pond. Future plans for the park include a roller hockey rink and free skate area for inline skating and skateboarding, tennis courts, sand volleyball courts, outdoor basketball courts and a picnic pavilion.
Duluth Recreation: Shorty Howell Park 2750 Pleasant Hill Rd Duluth GA 30096 770-814-4914
Recreational facilities in Duluth include Gwinnett County owned and/or operated Shorty Howell Park, which features a small lake, lighted youth baseball/softball fields, a concession building, a lighted track around a football field, a pavilion, playgrounds a paved multi-purpose trail, a mulch trail and an 8,200-square-foot activity building that houses a large community room with a catering kitchen, a classroom and offices for park police.134-acre McDaniel Farm Park, 3251 McDaniel Rd, 770-814-4920 (also a county facility), is a restored cotton farm depicting 1930s subsistence farming and features a restored tenant farmhouse, barn, well house, chicken coop, buggy shed and blacksmith shed, as well as outdoor facilities consisting of 2.5 miles of connecting, paved multi-purpose trails, a picnic pavilion and a large informal play area.
Grayson Recreation: Grayson Community Park 475 Grayson Pkwy SW Grayson GA 30017 770-963-8017
Recreational facilities near Grayson include 153-acre Bay Creek Park, 175 Ozora Rd in Loganville and 700-acre Tribble Mill Park, 2125 Tribble Mill Pkwy in Lawrenceville, 770-932-4460. Construction on Grayson Community Park started early in 2007, its facilities include (or will include), 2 pavilions (one large and one small), open grass play area, parking for the park and the Arts and History Center, and "doggie pot" waste stations for dog-owners who use the park. The larger pavilion can be reserved at City Hall. Grayson Athletic Association operates sports programs (baseball, basketball, football, softball, cheerleading) for local children and youth, including programs for individuals with mental, physical or multiple disabilities.
Lilburn Recreation Mountain Park Park 5050 Five Forks Trickum Rd Lilburn GA 30047 770-564-3060
County owned and/or operated recreation facilities in Lilburn include Mountain Park Park 5050 Five Forks Trickum Rd Lilburn GA 30047 770-564-3060 (General, Program and Rentals Info), 770-978-5271 (Youth Sports), 770-564-4651 (Tennis Info), which features baseball/softball fields, a football field overlay, skate complex, sand volleyball court, open space lawn area, small picnic shelter, picnic tables, concession building, restrooms, lighted tennis courts, playgrounds, mulch trail, and paved multi-purpose trail. 16 acre Harmony Grove Soccer Complex, 119 Harmony Grove Rd, 770-822-5150, features youth and adult soccer fields and a concession/restroom building. Lions Club Park, 5500 Rockbridge Circle, 770-822-5150, features three multi-purpose fields, a concession stand and restroom facilities, and is home to the Greater Lilburn Athletic Association, which offers year-round youth football, cheerleading, baseball and softball programs in collaboration with Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation.
Snellville Recreation Lenora Park 4515 Lenora Church Rd Snellville GA 30078 770-978-5271
County-owned/operated 178 acre Lenora Park features a seasonal outdoor leisure pool, a paved multi-purpose trail, gym, pavilion, playground, fishing lake, football field with lighted walking track, dog park area, baseball/softball fields and the county's only 18-hole Disc Golf Course. 23 acre South Gwinnett Park, 2115 McGee Rd, 770-822-5150, features a 10-field baseball/softball complex, football field, playground, and indoor hockey rink.
Suwanee Recreation: George Pierce Park 55 Buford Hwy Suwanee GA 30024 770-831-4173
County-owned/operated 304 acre George Pierce Park, 770-932-4423 (Youth Sports), 770-822-5149 (Adult Sports), houses a playground, soccer fields, football field, youth baseball/softball fields, adult softball fields, concession/restroom building, pavilions, a paved, walking trail, and a mulch footpath. Located in the park, 6,000-square-foot George Pierce Community Recreation Center features a community room, catering kitchen, classrooms, dance/aerobic studio, game room, and outdoor basketball courts. 9,500-square-foot Prime Timers Point Senior Activity Center includes a large community room with a kitchen, art studio, classroom, billiards area, reading room, computer room for SeniorNet computer training classes, and covered outdoor terrace with shuffleboard courts and lounge area.
Braselton Recreation 4982 Highway 53, Box 306 Braselton GA 30517 706-654-3915
Recreation facilities in Braselton include a park near downtown, and a planned multi-use park facility near the intersection of Highway 124 and the Mulberry River, which will encompass several hundred acres and feature a walking path with perennial gardens, footbridges and picnic areas along the river.