Parks & Recreation
The mission of the Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department is to enrich individuals, families, and the community through the provision of services, facilities, and programs that improve the quality of life in Douglas County, Georgia.
The Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.
For Reservation inquires please call Guest Services at Deer Lick Park at 770-920-7129 or email Donna Reed at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please contact Deer Lick staff at (770) 920-7129 or Boundary Waters staff at (770) 489-2175 with any inquiries.
Walking trails and tracks, disc golf courses, playgrounds, restrooms, and pavilions are open for public use. Parks are open 8:00 a.m. until dark daily.
- We strongly encourage everyone to adhere to Social Distancing and all other guidelines set forth by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to prevent the spread of COVID19.
DO YOU NEED HELP???
The Department of Parks and Recreation offers great hiking trails in various locations around Douglas County. We encourage you to take advantage of these trails as often as you can for leisure and/or exercise. If at any point you find yourself lost in any of our trails and need assistance or have a medical emergency, please contact our Park Security at 770-920-7129. If your emergency is after hours please dial 9-1-1 immediately.
Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department welcomes you to explore nearly 2,000 acres of park land and other recreation facilities in Douglas County. You will have no difficulty finding an activity that suits your interest. The Department offers a variety of activities in our parks, seasonal and special events at local school facilities, and other activities in cooperation with local clubs and civic organizations.
The Department sponsors:
- Activities for seniors, adults and youth
- Summer day camps
- Various athletic leagues and tournaments
We work with area youth associations and facilitate them through yearly park use agreements in order to provide supervised activities for Douglas County youth.
Get details about upcoming athletic events.
Learn about the programs and rates offered at the Boundary Waters Aquatic Center.
The beautiful Boundary Waters Activity Center (BWAC) features a double gym, indoor walking track, workout facility and multipurpose room. The Activity Center was designed and constructed with special-purpose local-option sales tax funds. Thanks to the citizens of Douglas County for this wonderful facility!
The uniformed security division consists of seven officers patrolling all Douglas County parks 365 days a year to ensure the safety of citizens, staff and property.
Explore the various parks and trails found throughout Douglas County.
Therapeutic Recreation includes functional intervention, leisure education, and recreation participation.
Are you interested in helping in one of our parks or recreation facilities? Please fill out a brief form and we will get in contact with you.
Youth Sports contains many different programs for the young athletes around Douglas County. We offer baseball, softball, football and cheerleading at different parks around Douglas County.