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Recreation

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2017 programs & special events

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Programs & Events

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Registration & Policies

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Adaptive Recreation

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Park Place

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Facilities

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Parks

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Park Associations

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Contact Us

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ohns Creek Recreation and Parks enriches the quality of life for the Johns Creek community by providing recreational, educational and wellness programs within facilities, parks and natural open spaces.

Johns Creek is committed to enhancing the well being of its residents and visitors through comprehensive recreation and park programs, facilities, and services. The Recreation & Parks Division maintains over 300 acres of parkland and nature reserve. In addition to the city’s four main parks, the city now has three new pocket parks and two new large parks and wants your help in planning for the development of these future parks. Programming within the parks includes activities and sports for youth and people of all ages, ability and backgrounds. We encourage you to take a stroll, join a class, catch an outdoor concert, learn a little more about the history of our area, and just take some time to enjoy one of our most important assets, our parks.


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Vietnam Memorial Wall exhibition

Pickle Ball

The Wall that Heals is a half-scale replica of the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington D.C. It is approximately 250 feet in length, and like the original Memorial is erected in a chevronshape. The exhibition includes a mobile education center display photos of service members whose names are found on The Wall, along with letters and memorabilia left at The Wall in D.C. Date: Thursday, March 30 - Sunday, April 2 Location: Newtown Park Cost: FREE!

Come check out one of the fastest growing sports in the nation‌.Pickleball! Pickleball is played on a small court and a combination of tennis, badminton and ping-pong. Temporary Pickleball nets, paddles and balls are set up under the Mark Bulkhalter Amphitheater for open play on a first come-first served basis. Date: Tuesdays and Thursdays Time: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m & 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. Location: Bulkhalter Amphitheater at Newtown Park Cost: FREE!

Easter Egg Hunt & Spring PArk Party

Free Outdoor Fitness Classes

Spring is in the air and the city of Johns Creek is egg-cited to host the 2017 Easter Egg Hunt for youngsters 10 and under. Join us after the egg hunt for games, activities, and pictures with the Easter Bunny at our Spring Park Party! Date: Saturday, April 15 Time: Spring Park Party: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Egg Hunt (ages 0-2 and 3-4) 10:30 a.m. SHARP Egg Hunt (ages 5-7 and 8-10) 11:30 a.m. SHARP Location: Shakerag Park Cost: FREE!

All Free Outdoor Fitness classes are taught by certified instructors and all fitness levels are welcome. Classes are held at Newtown Park and Autrey Mill Nature Preserve. No registration needed. All participants are required to sign a waiver before participating. Schedule: April - October See website for full schedule. Time: Sign-in at 8:45 a.m., class begins at 9 a.m. (1-hour class) Location: Burkhalter Amphitheater at Newtown Park & Autrey Mill Nature Preserve

Age: Must be 16 years of age or older on the day of class. Under 16 must be accompanied by adult. Cost: FREE!


Fulton Golden Games

The 23rd annual Fulton Golden Games, April 26 - May 25, is a collaborative effort by Fulton cities and provides a month-long series of Olympic-style events and activities (shot put, one-mile run, pickle ball, shuffle board, and bowling) for Fulton adults age 50 and older. Participants compete in track and field events, bridge tournament, billiards, bocce ball competition, Wii bowling, swimming and more. The cost is $20 which includes entry to all events (additional fees may apply to some activities.) Opening Ceremony: Date: April 26 Time: Check-in: 9:15 a.m. Location: Bell Memorial Park, Milton

Closing Ceremony: Date: May 25 Time: 10 a.m. Location: Harriet G Darnell Senior Facility, Sandy Springs

Registration: Call Park Place at 678-512-3430 or email ParkPlace@JohnsCreekGA.gov

Farmers Market

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Johns Creek youngsters can challenge their baseball or softball skills at the Major League Baseball (MLB) Pitch, Hit & Run competition at Ocee Park. Open to children ages 7-14. Those who compete will have a chance to advance, with national finalists competing at the 2017 All Star Game in Miami. Date: Saturday, April 15 Time: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m Location: Ocee Park Cost: FREE!

Held at Newtown Park on Saturday mornings, each market features more than 25 local farmers and vendors with organic and/or sustainable foods and produce. For more information, or to sign up for the weekly newsletter, visit www.JohnsCreekGA.gov. Date: May 6 - August 26 Time: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Location: Burkhalter Amphitheater at Newtown Park Contact Recreation & Parks at 678-512-3200 or e-mail Kirk.Franz@JohnsCreekGA.gov to become a vendor. All vendors are required to carry their own liability insurance. “Re-selling” is not allowed.

Public Works ‘Touch-A-Truck’ The Johns Creek Public Works Department presents the annual ‘Touch-A-Truck” event featuring construction equipment and fun activities for the whole family! Date: Saturday, May 20 Time: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Location: Newtown Park Cost: FREE!

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Pitch - Hit - run

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Movies At Newtown Park

LEGO® Camp

Join friends and family at Newtown Park over the summer season for some outdoor family fun centered around a featured movie presented on a huge outdoor screen.

Let your imagination run wild with tens of thousands of LEGOs®! Build engineer-designed projects such as boats, bridges, mazes and motorized cars, and use special pieces to create your own unique design. Explore the endless creative possibilities of the LEGO® building system with the guidance from Play-Well TEKnologies.

Pre-show activities include inflatable moonwalk, face painting, children’s activities, give-a-ways, and entertainment. Movies at Newtown Park are sponsored by Northside Hospital. Date: Saturday, June 10, July 8, August 12 Time: Movie starts at dusk. Pre-show activities start at 7 p.m. Location: Newtown Park Cost: FREE! Movies: Movie titles announced one week prior to each event.

LEGO® Camp INFO LEGO Camp #1 Date: June 12-16 Location: Newtown Community Clubhouse

Time: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. (Ages 5-7) 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. (Ages 7-12)

LEGO Camp #2 Date: July 17-21 Location: Shakerag Firehouse Community Room

Min/Max: 11 min. – 24 max. Cost: $150 (resident) $225 (non-resident) Registration begins: May 1 Registration deadline: 1-week prior to camp

LEGO Camp #3 Date: July 24-28 Location: Newtown Community Clubhouse


Concert Dates: Friday, May 12 Friday, June 23 Saturday, July 22 Saturday, August 26

Gump Fiction (90’s Hits) Shawn Mullins (90’s Alt.) Stooges Brass Band & AJ Ghent Band (Jazz) Johns Creek Symphony (Classical)

Time: Doors open at 6 p.m. Concerts begin at 7 p.m. Location: Burkhalter Amphitheater at Newtown Park

*Attendees cannot bring their own alcohol into the amphitheater. (Beer/wine sold at venue). No pets or tents allowed. Attendees are welcome to bring their own blankets and/or lawn chairs for the lawn seating.

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Enjoy live music during the Summer Concert Series at the Burkhalter Amphitheater at Newtown Park. Multiple family-friendly concerts are free and open to the public. Tickets are not needed to attend a Summer Concert event. Food is available for purchase from food trucks. Reserved seating at tables in the Amphitheater is available via the City’s website, www.JohnsCreekGA.gov.

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Summer Concert Series

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Johns Creek (GRPA) State Swim Team

Independence Day Celebration

The City-sponsored Johns Creek Aquatic Team (JCAT) is comprised of qualified swimmers from local neighborhood/subdivision swim teams who compete at the Georgia Recreation & Parks Association (GRPA) State Swim Meet.

Celebrate our country’s independence at Newtown Park with live music, activities, food, and an exceptional fireworks display!

Qualifying: June 29 at Georgia Tech Aquatic Facility. GRPA State Meet: July 21-22 at the Cumming Aquatic Center Registration: Qualifiers are required to commit and register for JCAT on the day of the qualifying meet .

Programs

Age: 7 years of age and older

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Date: Saturday, July 1 Times: 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. Location: Newtown Park Ages: All Ages Cost: FREE!

Cost: $60 (resident), $90 (non-resident) Info: 678-512-3200 or Sunnie.McWalters@JohnsCreekGA.gov.

MLB Play Ball Event Mayor Mike Bodker will host Johns Creek youth as part of the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) support of Major League Baseball’s “Play Ball” initiative, which focuses on the fun nature of baseball and encourages participation in related activities. Participants will play in baseball activities during the event. Date: Saturday, Aug. 26 Time: 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. Location: Ocee Park Cost: FREE! Registration & Info: 678-512-3200 or Kirk.Franz@JohnsCreekGA.gov


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Adult Co-ed Softball

Clubhouse Fitness

Adult participants of all skill levels competitively play slow pitch softball. All teams participate in an end-of-season single-elimination tournament.

The Johns Creek Recreation & Parks Division offers adult fitness classes to help you get in shape, stay energized, and maintain a healthy lifestyle.

All classes are held at the Newtown Community Clubhouse located at Newtown Park and are taught by certified instructors. All fitness levels are welcome. Space is limited; please register early. (Must be age 16 or older at the time of the class). For a detailed schedule, class fees, and to register, please visit JohnsCreekGA.gov.

Yoga

Yoga can improve flexibility, muscle tone, strength, and help in stress management. Stretches, poses, and relaxation will be taught.

Le Barre

LeBarre provides a combination of dance-inspired conditioning and ballet barre training along with the use of an equalizer bar to create a full-body workout.

Pilates Pilates can help support correct posture, build flexibility and muscle strength, and improve coordination and balance.

Zumba This popular fitness program combines Latin music with easy-tofollow dance moves for an effective & exhilarating calorie-burning workout.

Programs

Season Dates: August 22 - October 17 Game Days: Tuesday nights Game Times: 6 p.m., 7 p.m., 8 p.m., 9 p.m. Location: Ocee Park, Field #4 Ages: Must be at least 18 years of age Cost: $450 per team (Teams required to provide their own numbered jerseys) Non resident players: $15 extra per non-resident Registration begins: July 1 Registration deadline: July 28

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Pup-A-Palooza Bring your furry friend to the annual Pup-a-Palooza for a tailwagging good time. The event features local pet vendors, food, live music, activities, entertainment, and more for the whole family. Date: Saturday, Sept. 9 Time: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Burkhalter Amphitheater at Newtown Park Cost: FREE! Vendor Registration: Aug. 1 - Sept. 1 (pet-related vendors only) Vendor Info & Registration: www.JohnsCreekGA.gov Questions? Contact Recreation & Parks at 678-512-3200

Community Safety Day Join the Johns Creek Fire and Police departments for a funfilled event that features safety demonstrations and presentations for the whole family! Date: Oct. 14 Time: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: State Bridge Crossing Shopping Center (Home Depot & Target parking lots, 5950 State Bridge Rd, Johns Creek) Cost: FREE! Questions? Contact the Johns Creek Fire Department at 678-474-1640


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The annual Johns Creek Arts Festival features juried artists and entertainment, as well as children’s activities and food.

Date: Saturday, Oct. 21 and Sunday, Oct. 22 Time: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Atlanta Athletic Club fields (across from the club, 1930 Bobby Jones Drive, Johns Creek) Cost: FREE! Questions? Visit www.JohnsCreekArtsFestival.com

Fall Family Festival

Honoring our Veterans

The annual Johns Creek Fall Family Festival features music, games, activities, arts & crafts, moonwalks, giant slides, obstacle course, and more.

Join us as we celebrate, honor, and thank those who have served in our nation’s military services.

Date: Saturday, Oct. 28 Time: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Newtown Park Cost: FREE! Vendor Registration: Sept. 1 - Oct. 13 Vendor Info & Registration: www.JohnsCreekGA.gov Questions? Contact Recreation & Parks at 678-512-3200

Date: Saturday, November 18 Time: 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. Location: Newtown Park – Johns Creek Veterans Memorial Walk Cost: FREE! Questions? Contact Recreation & Parks at 678-512-3200

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JOhns Creek Art Festival

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Christmas Tree & Dreidel Lighting Join us to kick off the holiday season with the annual Christmas tree and dreidel lighting! Enjoy holiday songs performed by a local elementary school, cozy up to a fire and roast some marshmallows, and visit with live reindeer. And, don’t forget pictures with Santa! Date: Thursday, November 30 Time: 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Location: Newtown Park Cost: FREE!


& Events The Johns Creek Holiday Parade is a kick-off to the holiday season. Some of the parade highlights include musical groups, local neighborhoods, schools, community organizations, civic clubs, and businesses. Date: Saturday, Dec. 2 Time: 10 a.m. Location: State Bridge Road between Kimball Bridge and West Morton roads Cost: FREE!

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Johns Creek Holiday Parade

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Breakfast with santa “Breakfast with Santa� gives our special guests time with the Big Elf himself, lots of delectable goodies, music and holiday activities. Date: Saturday, December 9 Times: 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Location: Park Place at Newtown School Cost: $20 per resident child, $30 per non-resident child Registration: Nov. 1 - Dec. 1 Registration is required and space is limited. Children must be accompanied by an adult (limit of two adults per family).


REGISTRATION / REFUND POLICY

• Registration can be completed online (for most programs) or in-person at Park Place (senior center) located inside Newtown Park. • Return checks are subject to a $35 fee. • Refund requests must be in writing and are subject to approval by Recreation & Parks staff. • A $20 processing fee will apply to most refunds. • When applicable, no refunds for programs will be issued after the first class. • Refunds are issued either by check or by reversing credit card charges (but may take up to 30 days for processing). • There are no cash refunds.

CANCELLATION POLICY

• Any classes/programs not meeting minimum enrollment requirements may be postponed or cancelled. • If your class/program is cancelled, you will be notified. Classes also may be cancelled due to inclement weather or instructor scheduling conflicts. • A full refund will be given for cancelled classes/programs.

NON-RESIDENT FEE POLICY

Non-residents will pay an increased fee of 50% for all City of Johns Creek programs and facility rentals. Non-resident fees are collected from participants that participate in Johns Creek programs that do not live within the City limits. The City’s “Parks without Borders” partnership with the City of Alpharetta waives non-resident fees in youth softball, youth baseball and youth lacrosse.

PHOTOGRAPH/VIDEO POLICY

Johns Creek Recreation & Parks Division may photograph or videotape registrants, participants, and spectators in our programs, special events, or facilities. Such photographs are for City use only and may be used in publications, brochures, pamphlets, flyers, websites, or video productions.

SPECIAL EVENT CANCELLATION

Special Event cancellations caused by inclement weather, etc. will be posted on the City website at www.JohnsCreekGA.gov and on social media (Facebook and Twitter).

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Questions? Contact Kirk Franz or Sunnie McWalters at 678-512-3200.

Registration

REC1 ONLINE SERVICE CENTER

Residents and non-residents are able to register for programs, rent park facilities, and take virtual tours of the parks by visiting www.JohnsCreekGA.gov.

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The Johns Creek Recreation & Parks Division offers programs and events to enrich the lives of people with disabilities. Our Adaptive Recreation Programs & Events are designed to expose participants to new experiences; enhance self-esteem, self-confidence, and independence; and promote community involvement. Families who have an individual with a disability are welcome to join us at these events!

Special Needs easter egg Hunt Enjoy a fun afternoon of games, a petting zoo, and the Easter Location: Park Place Event Lawn at Newtown Park Bunny! Cost: FREE! Ages: All ages welcome Date: Saturday, April 15 Registration & Info: 678-512-3200 or Time: 10 a.m. Kirk.Franz@JohnsCreekGA.gov


Join us for the Summer Kick-Off Picnic, put on in partnership with Great Prospects and Johns Creek Civitans. The event includes free food, a petting zoo, music, activities and fun! Date: Saturday, May 6 Time: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Location: Park Place event lawn at Newtown Park Cost: FREE! Ages: All are welcome Registration & Info: 404-374-3634 or info@greatprospectsinc.org.

Young Adult Tuesday Bocce Ball Join the Recreation & Parks Division and Community Partner AADD (All About Developmental Disabilities) for Bocce Ball! If you or someone you know has a developmental disability and you’re looking to play bocce ball and socialize with your peers, then this is the group for you. Parents are encouraged to drop off young adults to enjoy your free time. Date: April 18 May 2,16,30 June 13, 27 July 11, 25 Aug. 8, 22 Sept. 5, 19 Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. Location: Newtown Park Bocce Ball Courts next to Park Place Cost: FREE! Ages: 18-40 years-old Registration & Info: 716-818-3475 or michaelsstinson65@yahoo.com

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Summer Kick-Off Picnic

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Bingo NightS

Dance Social UNder the Stars

Join us for Bingo Night, presented in partnership with Great Prospects. Parents are encouraged to drop off young adults to enjoy an evening of bingo, pizza, drinks, prizes and fun!

Join us for an evening of pizza, drinks, DJ Sammy and lots of fun! Parents are encouraged to drop off young adults to enjoy the dance.

Date: Friday, July 28; Friday, November 17 Time: 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Location: Park Place at Newtown School Cost: $10 (pay at the door) Ages: 15 and older Registration & Info: 404-374-3634 or info@greatprospectsinc.org.

Date: Friday, September, 15 Time: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Burkhalter Amphitheater at Newtown Park Cost: $10 (pay at the door) Ages: 15 and older Registration info: 404-374-3634 or info@greatprospectsinc.org.


You are invited to Lunch with Santa! Join us for food, music, and fun! Santa will be available for photographs. (Parents: please bring your own camera) Date: Saturday, Dec. 9 Time: 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. Location: Park Place at Newtown School Cost: FREE! Pre-registration is required. Ages: All ages are welcome Registration & Info: 678-512-3200 or Kirk.Franz@JohnsCreekGA.gov

Adaptive Recreation

Lunch with Santa

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Park Place

Park Place at Newtown School

Park Place at Newtown School offers a variety of fun, interesting, and educational activities for Johns Creek residents, ages 62+. Free/low cost activities such as bocce, movie matinees, book club, and bingo as well as social clubs, day trips, lunch & learns, and more are offered at the center. Programing also includes exercise classes like yoga, Zumba, and Silver Sneakers / FLEX program, which is funded by insurance companies and works with adult activity centers like Park Place to provide certified instructors who offer free or reduced cost fitness classes and programs.

Monday - Wednesday, 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Thursday, 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. Friday & Saturday, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Closed Sunday & City holidays 3125 Old Alabama Road | Johns Creek, GA 30022 (located inside Newtown Park)

Contact:

Maggie Barker, Park Place Program Coordinator Maggie.Barker@JohnsCreekGA.gov Marilyn Bergdoll, Recreation Leader II Marilyn.Bergdoll@JohnsCreekGA.gov 678-512-3430 | ParkPlace@JohnsCreekGA.gov www.JohnsCreekGA.gov/ParkPlace

FITNESS CLASSES

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General Information:

(Johns Creek’s Active Adult Center)

• Silver Sneakers • Fee-based Classes

ACTIVITIES & PROGRAMS

• Bingo • Lunch & Learns • Movies • Potluck Lunches

SOCIAL ACTIVITIES

• Bocce Ball • Book Club • Bridge • Canasta • Supper Club Socials • Knitting / Crochet

WORKSHOPS

• Art • Cooking • Technology

TRIPS

• Local area day trips • Overnight trips


MARK BURKHALTER AMPHITHEATER NEWTOWN PARK

NEWTOWN PARK COMMUNITY CLUBHOUSE

The Newtown Dream Dog Park has 2-acres of artificial turf, sprinklers for dogs to play in, obstacles to play on, plus water fountains for pets. It’s a popular destination for dog lovers across Metro Atlanta and was ranked one of the best in the country by USA Today.

The Mark Burkhaltter Amphitheater provides a delightful venue for special events and summer concerts. The 10,600 square-foot open-air amphitheater offers up to 400 seats under cover, and another 1,000 seats on its terraced grass surroundings.

The Newtown Park Community Clubhouse can be rented to host meetings and small social gatherings. It’s equipped with one ADA restroom, a small kitchen, a meeting room that is approximately 28ftX28ft, and five 6-foot tables and fifty chairs. Max occupancy is 75. A minimum of two hours is required.

NEWTOWN COMMUNITY GARDEN

JOHNS CREEK VETERANS MEMORIAL WALK

FACILITY RENTALS

Facilities

NEWTOWN DREAM DOG PARK

Interested in renting a park facility? The City offers pavilions, tennis courts, amphitheater, and the Newtown Park Community Clubhouse for rental use. For more info, visit the Rec1 page on the City website, www.johnscreekga.gov

The 41-plot Community Garden is located inside Newtown Park and contains 35, 4’x8’ raised beds, 4 tall planting tables and 2 beds that are handicap accessible. The garden is managed by the Johns Creek Garden Association.

The Johns Creek Veterans Memorial Walk, inside Newtown Park, serves as a place for visitors to reflect on the sacrifice of those who served in the military and as a location for patriotic events in Johns Creek.

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Linear Park


Autrey Mill Nature Preserve 9770 Autrey Mill Rd

Morton Road Park 4860 Morton Road

Shakerag Park 10945 Rodgers Road

Bell-Boles Park 10575 Bell Road

Newtown Park 3150 Old Alabama Road

State Bridge Park 10610 State Bridge Road

Cauley Creek Park 7255 Bell Road

Ocee Park 10900 Buice Road

Technology Park Linear Park Medlock Bridge Road, near Johns Creek Parkway

Parks

CITY PARKS

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Parks

Autrey Mill Nature Preserve

9770 Autrey Mill Road Forty-six forested acres, with over 2 miles of walking trails winding past a scenic creek. Facilities include several historical buildings, replica Native American dwellings, and live animal displays. It’s a popular location for scouting activities.

New city pocket parks In addition to the city’s four main parks, the city has acquired land for three small neighborhood serving parks also known as pocket parks. The city wants your help in planning for the development of these future parks. MORTON ROAD PARK 4860 Morton Road A 4-acre property on the north side of Morton Road between Abberly Cove and Morton Chase Drive.

Newtown Park

3150 Old Alabama Road Fifty-two acre park with 3 softball / baseball fields, 3 multipurpose athletic fields, 6 tennis courts, 2 outdoor basketball courts, a 2-mile multi-use path, 13 picnic pavilions, Dream Dog Park, Newtown Park Amphitheater, Veterans Memorial Walk, community garden, 2 playgrounds and a small lake. Park Place at Newtown School and the Newtown Community Clubhouse are located in the park.

Examples of potential Morton Road Park elements.

STATE BRIDGE PARK 10610 State Bridge Road A 4-acre property on the southwest side of State Bridge Road, south of Morton Bridge Lane and Windsor Park Drive.

Ocee Park

10900 Buice Road Thirty-seven acre park with 8 lighted softball/baseball fields, 4 picnic pavilions, 2 playgrounds, 2 tennis courts, 2 sand volleyball courts, 2 outdoor basketball courts and a 1/2 mile walking/jogging track.

Shakerag Park

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10945 Rogers Circle Sixty-six acre park with a lake (3.8 acres), playground, 3 picnic shelters, quarter-mile jogging track, 3 large multipurpose athletic fields and 2 miles of nature trails.

Examples of potential State Bridge Park elements.

BELL-BOLES PARK 10575 Bell Road A 2-acre property just north of the Bell Road – Boles Road roundabout.

Examples of potential BellBoles Park elements.


CAULEY CREEK PARK Located at 7255 Bell Road, the 133-acre property is on the southeast side of Bell Road, opposite Old Homestead Trail. From Bell Road, the property extends southerly to the Chattahoochee River where the full property has 1,923 feet of frontage along the river. The property is bordered to the west by Cauley Creek and to the east by the Rogers Bridge trail. The property is mostly open with some wooded fringe areas.

Parks

New Large parks

TECHNOLOGY PARK LINEAR PARK Located on the east side of Medlock Bridge, between Johns Creek Parkway and East Johns Crossing. The 20-acre property is anchored by two lakes. The elongated, irregular shape of the property provides both improved accessibility (allowing multiple access points) and an ideal opportunity for a perimeter loop trail. The water provides a destination-type attraction and the existing sidewalk and trails around the lakes could be improved and connected to the Johns Creek Greenway along Medlock Bridge Road.

Adopted design for Cauley Creek Adopted design for Technology Park Linear Park

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Non-Profit Park Associations The City’s Recreation & Parks Division partners with several non-profit park associations that provide a variety of recreational programs and park improvements:

AUTREY MILL NATURE PRESERVE ASSOCIATION

JOHNS CREEK GARDEN ASSOCIATION

NEWTOWN RECREATION

Provides year-round nature, historic, and scout badge programs, camps, and concerts. AutreyMill.org

Manages/operates the City’s Community Garden in Newtown Park. JohnsCreekGardenA@gmail.com

Provides year-round youth sports programming, including soccer, baseball, softball, lacrosse, flag football, tennis and more. NewtownRec.com

OCEE PARK ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION

JOHNS CREEK VETERANS ASSOCIATION

Provides spring and fall youth t-ball and baseball programs. OceePark.com

Monthly meetings, events and activities for veterans of the United States Armed Forces. JohnsCreekGA.gov/JCVA


Recreation & Parks Office Johns Creek City Hall 12000 Findley Road, Suite 400 Johns Creek, GA 30097

An agency member of:

Recreation & Parks Office Hours: Monday – Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Phone: 678-512-3200 Fax: 678-512-3270 www.JohnsCreekGA.gov

Contact Us

RECREATION & PARKS

Johns Creek Recreation & Parks Staff Kirk Franz, Recreation Manager, CPRP Robby Newton, Parks Manager, CPRP Sunnie McWalters, Recreation Coordinator, CPRP Maggie Barker, Park Place Program Coordinator Marshelle Taylor, Facility Rental Coordinator

Kirk.Franz@JohnsCreekGA.gov Robby.Newton@JohnsCreekGA.gov Sunnie.McWalters@JohnsCreekGA.gov Maggie.Barker@JohnsCreekGA.gov Marshelle.Taylor@JohnsCreekGA.gov (CPRP: Certified Parks & Recreation Professional)

Brochure printed February 2017. Please visit JohnsCreekGA.gov for more information.

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City of Johns Creek

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12000 Findley Road

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City of Johns Creek Recreation & Parks Brochure 2017  

City of Johns Creek Recreation & Parks Brochure 2017

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