Parks and Recreation

Wade Chandler
Interim Manager

Department Pages


Address365 Riley Road
Dahlonega, GA 30533
HoursMonday - Friday; 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Mission Statement

Everyone at the Lumpkin County Parks & Recreation Department is committed to providing the highest quality programs and services that not only meet, but exceed our participant’s expectations. Our #1 priority is to meet the needs of the citizens that we serve. We are dedicated to creating a comfortable environment that encourages a sense of creativity, teamwork, and achievement. Our promise is to provide all levels of service with integrity and the highest degree of professional standards.


  • Spring 2017 Baseball/Softball Season is Underway!
  • 2017 Swim Lessons registration opens May 1st and information is below.
  • For information on our UFA Fall & Spring Soccer visit
  • Youth Programs we are currently offering After School Program and Gymnastics Classes!
  • Adult Programs we are currently offering:
    • Adult Art Classes – Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9:00am.
    • Dahlonega Moves Fitness – Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 9:30am. Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 6:00pm in the park!
    • Tai Chi – Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:30pm.
    • Pickle Ball – Tuesdays & Fridays 11:00am – 2:00pm. Sundays 5:00pm – 8:00pm.
    • Line Dancing – Wednesdays 10:00am to Noon.
  • We are ALWAYS accepting registrations for 2017 After School Program! We offer after school care at Blackburn, Long Branch and Lumpkin County Elementary Schools. Please call for more details and information.
  • All past scholarship recipients will need to reapply for LCPRD Scholarship as of January 1, 2016.  All participants will have to reapply at the start of each year so please plan accordingly with the submission of your applications as they pertain to the registration of upcoming programs. There is a download of the application below along with further information for your convenience.

Weather Line


 Cancellations due to weather will be updated on the weather line.  Weather line will be updated by 4:00pm during the week when the weather is in question.



Monday & Wednesday 8:00am – 3:00pm

Tuesday 8:00am – 11am & 5:30pm – 8:00pm

Thursday 8:00am – 8:00pm

Friday 8:00am – 11:00am & 2:30pm – 8:00pm


Youth Spring Soccer – November 1st – Jan. 20th           Register at

Youth Baseball/Softball/T-Ball – January 2nd -31st, 2017

Youth Summer League Swim Team – April 3rd – 21st, 2017

Youth Football/Cheerleading – May 1st – 31st, 2017 – Birth Cert, Photo, & Proof of Residency REQUIRED

Adult Softball – May 1st – 31st, 2017

Youth Swim Lessons – May & June 2017

Youth Fall Soccer – May – July 2017                                Register at

Youth Gymnastics – July and throughout the year every 6 weeks

Youth Basketball – September 1st – 30th, 2017

Adult Art Classes – January and August 2017


56 Mechanicsville Road, Dahlonega, GA 30533


The Lumpkin County Pool is OPEN annually Memorial Day through Labor Day.

General Public Pool Hours

Monday – Saturday 12pm – 6pm

Sunday 1pm – 5pm

General Admission $3 per person and children 3 and under are FREE!

Please call 706-864-3622 for info on private pool parties.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I make special request as to my coach and other players?

No, we have so many participants it would be difficult to guarantee all requests.

Does P&R supply trophies for my child at the end of the year?

No, we leave that up to the coaches and team moms.

Are pictures included in my registration fee?

No, pictures are an additional fee.

Are the games canceled today?

Call the Weather Line at 867-1664

Can you give me some information on your Afterschool Program?

We have an ASP in all three schools from 2:30-6:00pm

  • $15 One time Reg. Fee
  • $15/one day
  • $30/two days
  • $40/three-five days

Can I register online?

Yes, at the Parks & Rec. page.

Do you take Credit or Debit Cards?

Right now we only accept cash or check unless you register online.

What are your hours?

8am-6pm Monday- Friday

Does Park and Rec rent meeting rooms?

Yes, please call 706-864-3622 for rate and more information.

Can I rent pavilions in Yahoola Creek Park?

Yes, please call 706-864-3622 for rate and more information.

Department Staff

Wade ChandlerInterim Parks and Recreation
Marisa AllenAdministrative
Trent ArmstrongAthletic
Wade ChandlerProgram
Jerome HenryParks Maintenance
Jay RuizParks Maintenance Worker706-864-3622n/a
Tammy AbernathyBuilding Service Worker706-864-3622n/a