Parks and Recreation


Wade Chandler

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.

2018 Swim Lessons

Make sure you get your kids signed up for swim lessons! Information about Swim Lessons can be found on the flyer below.

Swim Lessons 2018


  • Spring 2018 Baseball/Softball Season is off and running!
  • For information on our UFA Fall & Spring Soccer visit
  • Youth Programs we are currently offering After School Care Program at all Lumpkin Elementary Schools and Gymnastics Classes here at LCPR Gym!
  • Basketball Registration Open September 1st thru October 6th.
  • Adult Programs we are currently offering:
    • Adult Art Classes
      • Tuesdays & Thursdays at 9:00am in the art room.
    • Dahlonega Moves Fitness
      • Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays at 9:30am.
      • Monday & Wednesdays 5:45pm-6:30pm.
    • Tai Chi
      • Tuesdays & Thursdays at 6:30pm in the building.
    • Pickle Ball
      • Tuesday & Wednesday 10:30am-1pm in the gym.
      • Thursday 5pm-8pm in the gym.
      •  Sunday 4pm-8pm in the gym.
      • Outdoor Play will be Wednesday & Saturday starting at 8am!
    • Zumba
      • Monday 6pm-7pm.
    • Yoga
      • Tuesday 6pm-7pm.
  • We are ALWAYS accepting registrations for 2018-2019 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, 2018. 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.

Ballet and Dance

Parks and Rec is excited to announce that we will be offering ballet classes beginning September 10th! The classes include Ballet, Tap, Hip Hop, Duet, Pointe, and Contemporary. There is a class for any age group between 3yrs-18yrs. We will be having an informational meeting Monday, August 13th at the Parks and Rec building at 5pm. Kelli, who is our instructor, and her assistant Shelbi will be here to answer any questions you may have. We look forward to seeing you soon!

R.I.D. Driving Classes:

A program that helps reduce injury & death in teenage drivers. These classes meet the last Tuesday of every month.

2018 dates are as follows:








**Just a reminder to parents, you are required to attend the class with your teen!

If you are interested in signing up your teen or have any questions, please contact Vickie Condrey 706-429-4517.

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.


Youth Spring Soccer – November 1st – Jan. 20th Register at
Youth Baseball/Softball/T-Ball – January 2nd -31st, 2018
Youth Summer League Swim Team – April 3rd – 21st, 2018
Youth Football/Cheerleading – May 1st – June 9th, 2018 – Birth Cert, Photo, & Proof of Residency REQUIRED
Adult Softball – May 1st – 31st, 2018
Youth Swim Lessons – May & June 2018
Youth Fall Soccer – May – July 2018 Register at
Youth Gymnastics – July and throughout the year every 6 weeks
Youth Basketball – September 1st – 30th, 2018
Adult Art Classes – January and August 2018


56 Mechanicsville Road, Dahlonega, GA 30533


The Lumpkin County Pool is OPEN May 19th 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 rates and more information.

Can I rent pavilions in Yahoola Creek Park?

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

Department Staff

Wade ChandlerParks and Recreation
Ashley BrownAdministrative
Mary Catherine BeutelPrograms
Joey CarderAthletic
Jerome HenryParks Maintenance
Jay RuizParks Maintenance Worker706-864-3622n/a
Tammy AbernathyBuilding Service Worker706-864-3622n/a