Welcome

Welcome to DeKalb County Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs!           

We are proud to share the many accomplishments of the Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs. The department works together with nationally recognized consultants, community, business and government leaders, as well as citizens of DeKalb County, to create signature parks and recreational facilities that will enhance the image of DeKalb County and its park system.We understand that parks are not only important to the quality of life, but they are also assets that increase DeKalb County's desirability as a place to live, work and play. Our department is divided into four collaborative divisions:  Administration, Recreation Services, Park Services and Cultural Affairs.  We all work together towards the vision and mission of "Creating and connecting communities through people, parks and program's.

 

 

 

 

 

DeKalb Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs joined the ranks of elite park and recreation agencies across the country by earning accreditation through the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA) and the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA). This distinguished accomplishment was awarded during the “2020 NRPA Annual Conference: A Virtual Experience.

 

Mission Statement

The Parks and Recreation Department is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life of the citizens of Dekalb County by connecting communities to exceptional parks, recreational facilities, and cross-generational program's that promote healthy and active lifestyles.

Vision To Create and Connect Communities through People, Parks, and Program's.

 

Intrenchment Creek Park Master Plan Community Meeting Presentation- 3.31.21

 

Important Message Regarding Closures and Cancellations

As the fight against the COVID 19 continues county parks and trails will remain open for outdoor use. Stretch your legs and enjoy some fresh air all around DeKalb. (View a map of all of them here). If you visit a park, or any other public location, follow CDC guidance on how to protect yourself and including those for social distancing. Additional operational updates will be available as issued and can be found at www.dekalbcountyga.gov/coronavirus. The following  facilities,rentals, parks, events and activities will be suspended until further notice.

  • Playground's
  • Recreation Center's
  • Naturalists program's at Davidson-Arabia Mountain Nature Center and Mason Mill Park
  • Porter Sanford III Performing Arts and Community Center
  • Rentals
  • After School program's 
  • Senior program's  
  • Special events

 

The following athletic fields will be reopening soon for usage: Date to be determined

 

Avondale/Dunaire Park

700 George Luther Drive, Decatur, GA 30032

Exchange Park

2775 Columbia Drive, Decatur, GA 30034

Gresham Park

3113 Gresham Road, Atlanta, GA 30316

Hamilton Park

400 Glendale Road, Scottdale, GA 30079

Medlock Park

874 Gaylemont Circle, Decatur, GA 30033

Midway Park

3181 Midway Road, Decatur, GA 30032

Pleasantdale Park

3650 Pleasantdale Road, Doraville, GA  30340

Redan Park

1745 Phillips Road, Lithonia, GA 30058

Rock Chapel Park

116 Rock Chapel Road, Lithonia, GA 30058

Shoal Creek Park

3630 Glenwood Road, Decatur, GA 30032

Wade Walker Park

5585 Rockbridge Road, Stone Mountain, GA 30088

 

The following basketball courts will be reopening soon for usage: Date to be determined

BASKETBALL COURTS

 

No. of Courts

County Line Park

1

Shoal Creek II Park

2

Shoal Creek I Park

2

Glen Emerald Park

1

Bouldercrest Park

1

   

Bruce Street

1

Cedar

2

DeKalb Memorial

3

Emmie Smith

1

Gresham

1

Lithonia Park

2

Longdale

2

Lou Walker

1

N H Scott

2

Rehoboth

1

Shoal Creek III

1

Tobie Grant

0.5

Washington

0.5

 

 

 

Title VI (2).pdf

 

 Click on the banner below to register for all program's!

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