CHAMBLEE PARKS AND RECREATION
GUIDE SPRING & SUMMER 2019
Table of Contents MISSION STATEMENT 3
The mission of the City of Chamblee Parks and Recreation Department is to provide safe, clean and beautiful parks facilities while providing quality leisure activities for the community. These services shall enhance residents’ health and well-being and promote economic vitality for long-term community sustainability. We will accomplish this through creative leadership, environmentally sustainable practices and the responsible use of available resources.
PARKS AND RECREATION HOURS OF OPERATION Chamblee Civic Center 3540 Broad Street, Chamblee, GA 30341 770-986-5010
15-17 Summer Camps
Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 5 pm
Closed the following days in 2019: President’s Day — February 18th Memorial Day — May 27th
18-19 Rental Information
Independence Day — July 4th Labor Day — September 2nd Columbus Day — October 14th Veteran’s Day — November 11th Thanksgiving Holidays — November 28th – 29th Winter Holidays — December 24th – 25th
20-25 Parks STAFF DIRECTORY Jodie Gilfillan firstname.lastname@example.org
26-27 Walking Trails
Kevin Farrow email@example.com Katie Ray firstname.lastname@example.org Thann Hadden email@example.com
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GENERAL INFORMATION REGISTRATION INFORMATION
Registration for most City of Chamblee Parks and Recreation (CPRD) activities can be made on chambleerec.com. Users will need to make a free account, add any family members and select the program of their choosing. The activity will be reflected in the cart, which can then be paid for via credit card online. The Parks and Recreation Department also accepts cash, checks and money orders as payment for registrations in person or via mail. CPRD also partners with many organizations to provide a variety of programs and athletics. At times, users will be redirected to the partnering organization’s website to register.
It is the policy of the City of Chamblee Parks and Recreation Department to provide high quality opportunities to youth in the community and to accommodate the maximum number of participants allowed in these programs. To accomplish this, parks and recreation staff require sufficient time to notify people on the waiting list of any programs to allow them ample time to attend and to complete required paper work. If for any reason your child does not attend the program as registered, please let our office know as soon as possible so we can fill the opening. Therefore, any participant may receive a 100% refund of their registration fee if the refund is requested at least TWO WEEKS (10 working days) prior to the first day of a scheduled program or activity. If less than two weeks and two business days prior to start of the program, only a 50% refund will be issued. No refund will be issued after 10 am two business days prior to the start of the program. Full refund or credit will be granted if the program is canceled by the Department. No refund will be given for a child who is suspended or expelled. Refunds will be issued on chambleerec.com as either a credit card reimbursement, account credit or check. Parks and Recreation staff reserves the right to modify refund policies for family emergency situations that cause a cancellation after the deadlines above or for children dismissed from the program due to behavior or other extenuating circumstances.
RECREATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Chamblee Parks and Recreation has a Recreation Advisory Committee (RAC) made up of six City of Chamblee residents (may have up to two non-residents). The RAC serves as a voice for the Chamblee Parks and Recreation staff, both in bringing ideas from the community, as well as disseminating information to the community. RAC members also serve as first-string volunteers when planning and implementing community events. Each RAC member serves a two-year term that is eligible to be renewed at the end of two years if there are not others waiting to join the committee.
Current Members: Alberta Lloyd • Jimmy Furst • Erich Melville Verle Van Hoozen • Maria Holbrook
Keep Chamblee Beautiful
Keep Chamblee Beautiful (KCB) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit whose mission is to organize, educate, support and inspire the Chamblee community to invest their time, talents and resources into making Chamblee a cleaner, greener and more beautiful place to live, work and play. A member of Keep DeKalb Beautiful, KCB is a group of volunteers with no paid employees or officers who donate their time to making improvements within the community. Membership is open to individuals, community organizations and corporations. For more information, meeting times, event updates and contact information, please visit Keep Chamblee Beautiful online: www.keepchambleebeautiful.org.
INCLEMENT WEATHER/ RAINOUT POLICY
In the case of inclement weather, please call the Parks and Recreation Weather Hotline at 470-395-2349.
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ATHLETICS YOUTH SOCCER – SPRING (Ages 3-12) (Goldline FC) Goldline FC Soccer will offer three levels of soccer including recreational, academy and select.
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Registration January 1st Cost Recreational U4 = $95 per season (includes T-shirt) 5U – 6U = $120 per season 7U – 8U = $120 per season 9U – 10U = $140 per season 11U – 12U = $160 per season Uniforms All U5-U12 players will need a new uniform. Uniform cost is $35, and includes two jerseys, one pair of shorts and socks. Dates Practices begin the week of February 25th Games begin Saturday, March 9th Location Keswick Park Soccer Field and Dresden Park Soccer Field Rain Out Line 470-395-2349 Info/Register www.brookhavenfc.soccer
TENNIS – FALL ADULTS AND YOUTH (U Up4Tennis offers classes for both youth ginners; Adult A, B, C Levels; Youth Mo Youth Future Stars. Adults
** Four Free Friday Night Rec Clinics: 6:00 pm-6:45 pm March 1st, March 22nd, April 19th, May 10th
TENNIS – SPRING (Adults and Youth) (Up4Tennis)
Beginner (8 weeks) Monday – 6:30pm-7:30 Thursday – 6:30pm-7:30 C Level (8 weeks) Monday – 6:30pm-7:30 Thursday Time to get signed up for tennis at Keswick Park! Up4Tennis will be offering spring programs at Keswick Park for adults and kids. – 7:30pm-8:30 B Level (8 weeks) Tuesday – 6:30pm-8:00 Don’t miss out on a great opportunity to play in your neighborhood! We offer something for everyone, all levels and ages 2.5 and Thursday up. Prices and times vary depending on the class. Information is below, and we are happy to prorate you for a class during the – 8:30pm-9:30 Level or (8 weeks) Thursday – 8:30pm-9:30 season as long as space is available. Summer Camp Week - July 29th - August 2nd. Call for your FREE class for more information.
Mommy & Me Monday 10:30 am - 11:00 am Twinkling Stars Monday 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Lil Stars Monday 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Shining Stars I Monday 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm Shining Stars II Monday 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Adult Beginners Monday 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm Adult Intermediate/ C Level Monday 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm Adult B Level Tuesday 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Adult B Level Wednesday 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm st Registration Begins January 1 Dates Begins the week of February 11th Location Keswick Park Tennis Courts Info/Register At https://up4tennis.com/keswick/ OR call 404-617-1305 OR email firstname.lastname@example.org
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Ages 2-3 3-4 4-6 7-9 9-12 18+ 18+ 18+ 18+
Registration Begins June 26th LengthDates of Session Cost Begins the w Keswick 8 weeks Location $96.00Park Tennis C 8 weeks Info/Register At https://up4tennis.com $96.00 13 weeks $260.00 13 weeks $260.00 13 weeks $260.00 8 weeks $160.00 8 weeks $160.00 8 weeks $240.00 8 weeks $240.00
ATHLETICS YOUTH T-BALL/BASEBALL – SPRING (Ages 3-8) (Chamblee Parks and Recreation) Chamblee Parks and Recreation offers co-ed recreational T-ball and youth baseball at Keswick Park. Teams practice once per week and play one game every Saturday throughout the course of the season. Players receive a jersey, pant and hat. Players should have their own glove and athletic shoes or cleats. All other equipment is provided (helmets, bats and balls). Requests for specific practice times, coaches and teammates cannot be given. Games may be played at neighboring fields if necessary. Registration Begins January 1st Cost $75 Resident/$95 Non-Resident Dates Practices begin the week March 4th Games begin March 16th Location Keswick Park T-Ball Field Rain Out Line 470-395-2349 Info/Register At www.chambleerec.com
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ATHLETICS ADULT SOFTBALL – SPRING (Chamblee Parks and Recreation) Participants must be 18 or older prior to the first game of the season. Teams play a 10-game regular season schedule plus playoffs (weather permitting). Teams supply their own jerseys with numbers and ASA softballs (52cor/300 compression). Rosters can carry up to 25 players. Co-Ed teams can field six men and four women. Waivers must be signed at the score booth before players can participate. Registration Begins January 1st Cost $475 per team Season Begins Mid-March Day Monday – Men’s Softball Tuesday – Co-Ed Softball Wednesday – Men’s Softball Thursday – Co-Ed Softball Location Keswick Park Softball Field Times 6:30 pm, 7:30 pm, 8:30 pm and 9:30 pm Rain Out Line 470-395-2349 Info/Register At www.chambleerec.com
YOUTH LACROSSE – ZIP LACROSSE – SUMMER (Ages 5-12) (i9 SPORTS) I9 Sports offers boys and girls lacrosse for youth, where play is three on three, with no intentional contact allowed. This is a six-week instructional program that will focus on the fundamentals of Zip Lacrosse. Each week will include practice focusing on Lacrosse skills and will include a structured scrimmage game. Total time on the field will be about one hour each week. Teams are organized into divisions based on the age of the child. Appropriate footwear (rubber cleats or athletic shoes), your own lacrosse stick and mouth guard are required. Reversible jerseys are provided by i9. Registration Begins February 1st Day/Time Cost $119 if registered by April 15th Wednesdays $129 if registered by May 6th Age 5-7 Between 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm $149 if registered after May 6th Age 8-10 Between 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm Age 11-12 Between 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm Age Cut Off Age as of 7/17/2019 Dates June 5th – July 17th (no games on Wednesday, July 3rd) Location Keswick Park Soccer Field Info/Register www.i9sports.com or email@example.com
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ATHLETICS YOUTH FLAG FOOTBALL – SPRING (Ages 4-14) (i9 SPORTS) I9 Sports offers boys and girls flag football for youth where play is five on five, with no intentional contact allowed. Teams are organized into divisions based on the age of the child. Teams consist of six-10 players. Teams play a one-hour game followed by a 45-minute practice. Each player receives a reversible jersey and flag belt. Appropriate footwear (rubber cleats or athletic shoes) and mouth guard are required. Registration Begins January 1st Day/Time Cost $149 if registered by January 28th Sunday $169 if registered after January 28th Age 4-6 Between 12:30 pm – 6:00 pm Age 7-9 Between 12:30 pm – 6:30 pm Age Cut Off Age as of 10/28/2018 Age 10-14 Between 12:30 pm – 7:00 pm Dates February 24th – April 14th Location Keswick Park Soccer Field Info/Register www.i9sports.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
YOUTH FLAG FOOTBALL – SUMMER (Ages 4-14) (i9 SPORTS) I9 Sports offers boys and girls flag football for youth where play is five on five, with no intentional contact allowed. Teams are organized into divisions based on the age of the child. Teams consist of six-10 players. Teams play a one-hour game followed by a 45-minute practice. Each player receives a reversible jersey and flag belt. Appropriate footwear (rubber cleats or athletic shoes) and mouth guard are required. Day/Time Registration Begins February 1st th Cost $119 if registered by March 25 Thursdays $129 if registered by April 15th Age 4-6 Between 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm $149 if registered by May 6th Age 7-9 Between 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm $169 if registered after May 6th Age 10-14 Between 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Age Cut Off Age as of 7/18/2019 Dates June 6th – July 18th (no games on Thursday, July 4th) Location Keswick Park Soccer Field Info/Register www.i9sports.com or email@example.com
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PROGRAMS OHBABY! STROLLER FITNESS (New Moms) (Rachel Kline) It’s more than just a walk in the park… this modified boot camp for moms will give you an all over workout - arms, legs, abs and cardio... and baby comes along in the stroller! Baby age: four weeks to four years. Sessions are three to six weeks long. Registration Begins Cost Day Dates Location Info/Register At
January 1st $45 per person (3 weeks) OR $90 per person (6 weeks) OR $17 for one class Wednesday: 11:00 am – 11:45 am January 9th – May 22nd Keswick Park Community Building, 3496 Keswick Drive www.ohbabyfitness.com
MORNINGS WITH ASHLEIGH MAY (Ages 18 Months - 4 Years) (Ashleigh May Byrne) Join Ashleigh on Tuesday mornings this spring with your toddler aged 18 months to four years for hands on art activities, exploring nature, gardening and much more! Parents, caretakers and grandparents are welcome! Registration Begins Cost Dates Times Location Info/Register At
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February 4th $175 for a six-week session Tuesday, March 12th – April 23rd (no class April 1st) 9:45 am – 10:45 am Keswick Park Community Building, 3496 Keswick Drive firstname.lastname@example.org
FOREFRONT ARTS CHILDREN'S THEATRE Act – S ing – Dance – Play – I magine – Creat
PROGRAMS BALANCE BIKE CLINIC (Ages 1.5-10) (Anna Virgo) Anna Virgo leads this class that helps teach kids how to ride a two-wheeled bike, without pedals or training wheels, in a fun, safe and supportive environment. Balance Bikes can be rented, or you can bring your own bike without pedals and training wheels. There also is an option to buy a Balance Bike. Classes take place sporadically throughout the year, so please be sure to check back about future dates and times. Please see the below information for the classes: Cost Dates Times Location Info/Register At
$15 for the one-hour class PLUS a $5 bike rental fee paid directly to the instructor TBA TBA Keswick Park Community Building, 3496 Keswick Drive www.chambleerec.com
GYMNASTICS (Ages 20 Months - 5 Years) (Back2Basics Gymnastics Academy) Choose from three different classes to introduce your child to gymnastics: Parent & Tot classes will encourage child movement and exploration, while parents assist; Tumble Tots also is parent assisted, but helps encourage kids with the “do it myself” mentality; Pre-Gym I helps children learn to proudly start and finish gymnastics skills. Sessions run for 10 weeks. Registration Begins January 1st Cost Parent & Tot – $150 Tumble Tots – $150 Pre-Gym I – $170 Day Wednesday: Parent & Tot: 20 months-2 years: 9:30 am – 10:10 am Tumble Tot: 2-3 years 10:30 am – 11:15 am Pre Gym I: 4-5 years 11:30 am – 12:15 pm Dates March 6th – May 14th Location Keswick Park Community Building, 3496 Keswick Drive Info/Register At www.chambleerec.com
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PROGRAMS SWELL MUSIC (4 & under, plus caregivers) (Brooke Henze) Sing, dance and play instruments with Miss Sarah and her friends. Swell Music provides an interactive setting to introduce babies and toddlers to music and movement, which research indicates great benefits for language and social development. Swell Music is sponsored by locally owned, Swell Forever, and the City of Chamblee. Enjoy new friends at the playground afterwards! Registration Begins Cost Day Dates Location Info/Register At
No registration required – just show up! FREE Mondays: 10:00 am – 10:45 am January 28th, February 11th (Valentine’s Day theme), February 25th, March 11th and March 25th Keswick Park Community Building, 3496 Keswick Drive https://swellforever.com/pages/swell-music
CREATIVE MOVEMENT AND DANCE (Ages 4-12) Creative Movement and Dance is offering a class on Tuesdays from 4:00 – 5:00 pm for ages four-12, which includes traditional tap and ballet, with jazz and hip hop. All CMD classes have age-appropriate music and choreography. Registration Begins January 1st Cost $65 per month PLUS $38 annual registration fee Day Tuesday: 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm (Ages four-12) Dates February 5th – May 21st Location Keswick Park Community Building, 3496 Keswick Drive Info/Register w ww.creativemovementanddance.com/
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PROGRAMS FOREFRONT ARTS CHILDREN’S THEATRE DRAMA CLASSES (Ages 4-16) (Elizabeth Blakemore) Act – Sing – Dance – Play – Imagine – Create - Perform Registration Begins Cost Dates Times Location Info/Register At
January 1st See below Begins Thursday, February 7th 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm - “Pirates & Fairies” Creative Drama performance class (ages 4-6), $225 paid at registration or installments of $60/month. Students will learn physical and vocal warmups, use their imaginations to play drama games and rehearse Pirate & Fairy numbers to perform as the opening act for the “Peter Pan” performances! 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm - “Peter Pan” theatre production class** (2nd - 8th grade), $300 paid at registration or four tuition installments of $80/month -- includes production supplies & materials. Students will work with a professional director to perform the musical “Peter Pan! Pirates, Fairies, Lost Boys and Mermaids -- everyone will have a special role to play in our production! 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm - Improv Ensemble class** (3rd - 10th grade) - $250 paid at registration or four tuition installments of $70/month. Create characters, play improv games and craft your own improv show with skits, sketch comedy and laugh-out-loud games! Boost confidence, practice thinking on your feet, hone your listening skills and have a TON OF FUN with improv this spring! **Students enrolled in both the “Peter Pan” & Improv Ensemble classes will receive a special discount = total $400 at registration or four tuition installments of $105/month. Keswick Park Community Building, 3496 Keswick Drive www.ForefrontArts.com
KUNG FU/TAI CHI/CHI KUNG (Ages 13 & Up) (Sifu Peter Goulbourne & Jon Gass) This traditional Chinese Southern Praying Mantis Kung Fu (Hakka Kuen) system is taught to improve practitioners’ overall well-being. Expect to learn basic Chi Kung (breathing exercises), foundational exercises and application of those exercises. No prior experience required, just a willingness to learn and work. Sessions are six weeks long. Registration Begins January 1st Cost $65 per person Day/Time Sunday: 7:30 am – 9:30 am Wednesday: 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Dates January 6th – February 20th More sessions TBD Location Keswick Park Community Building, 3496 Keswick Drive Info/Register www.chambleerec.com
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PROGRAMS SWIMMING (Dynamo Swim Club) Dynamo Swim Club provides competitive swimming, swim lessons and adult, co-ed water polo in Chamblee. Dynamo Swim Center is located at 3119 Shallowford Road, Chamblee, GA 30341. For more information visit their website at www.dynamoswimclub.com or call 770-457-7946.
SELF DEFENSE CLASS (Ages 18 & Up) (Chamblee Police Department) The Women’s Self Defense Program empowers women with the knowledge, confidence and resources to reduce the occurrence of sexual assault crimes. The program provides effective options by teaching women to take an active role in their own self-defense and psychological well-being. We will discuss crime statistics, crime prevention, anticipation, avoidance and self-defense techniques. The goal is to decrease vulnerability and instill new sense of confidence and personal power. Class activities and discussions are designed to help women identify their risks, evaluate their strengths and explore their options for dealing with the threat of sexual violence. Registration Begins Pre-register by emailing Chris Poythress at email@example.com Cost Free Dates TBD - Please check City of Chamblee Facebook Page and website Times 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Location Chamblee Civic Center 3540 Broad Street Info/Register At www.chambleerec.com
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Chamblee Self-Defense Class
PROGRAMS YOGA (Adults) (Marlene Bogoslawsky) Gentle yoga and flow & stretch yoga for adults. Sessions are six weeks long. Registration Begins January 1st Cost $36 per person OR $11 drop-in fee Day Monday Dates January 7th – February 25th (no class on and 2/18) More sessions TBD Location Keswick Park Community Building, 3496 Keswick Drive Times Gentle Flow & Stretch (combined) – 6:15pm – 7:15pm Info/Register www.chambleerec.com
CPR TRAINING SCHOOL – VARIOUS COURSES (Various Ages) (American Heart Association) Christine Neely and other instructors from the American Heart Association will be offering courses like Babysitter Boot Camp, Basic Life Support Training and others throughout the year. Please visit Chamblee Parks and Recreation’s website, as well as CPR Training School’s website for class dates, times and other information!
Classes being offered Basic Life Support Training and Babysitter Boot Camp Cost Basic Life Support: $65 Dates Sunday, February 10th – More dates TBA Times Basic Life Support: 9:30 am – 12:30 pm Babysitter Boot Camp: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Location Keswick Park Community Building, 3496 Keswick Drive Info/Register At https://www.cprtrainingschool.com/
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PROGRAMS DEFENSIVE DRIVING CLASSES (AARP) AARP offers defensive driving courses throughout the year in Chamblee. Classes are done in both English and Mandarin. Please check back for dates and times. Cost Dates Location Times Info/Register
$15 per person (AARP members) OR $20 per person (Non-AARP members) Tuesday, May 21st – 9:30 am – 4:00 pm (English) Keswick Park Community Building, 3496 Keswick Drive 9:30 am – 4:00 pm 770-986-5016 or https://www.aarp.org/
SILVERSNEAKERS (Adults) (Juanita Black-Roberson) This total body workout for aging adults includes safe and heart-healthy aerobics and resistance exercises to energize active lifestyles, increase muscle strength, build cardio endurance and improve activities for daily living. Both standing and seated exercises are incorporated and is suitable for nearly every fitness level. Registration Begins Cost Day Dates Location Info/Register At
Ongoing FREE for SilverSneakers members OR $5 for Non-members Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm January 8th – May 23rd Keswick Park Community Building, 3496 Keswick Drive www.chambleerec.com
PUPPY TRAINING 1ON1 (Puppies 4 months to 8 months) (Melanie McDowell) This 6-week class is ideal for puppies, but all dogs are welcome. Participants will be learning cues such as: loose leash walking (heel), come, sit, down, place, leave it, and working on distractions and long-distance stays. Classes will meet at the Community Building but will take place at the Keswick Park T-Ball fields. Registration Begins Cost Day Dates Location Info/Register At
February 14th $370 for Chamblee Residents $390 for Non-Residents Saturdays: 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm March 2nd – April 6th Keswick Park Community Building, 3496 Keswick Drive www.puppytraining1on1.com OR email firstname.lastname@example.org
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SUMMER CAMPS JUNIOR POLICE ACADEMY (Ages 13-15) (Chamblee Police Department - Ernesto Ford) This program was designed to provide young adults with basic information about law enforcement and police activities. The ultimate objective is to establish a positive relationship between Chamblee’s youth and our local law enforcement representatives. Applications will be available online on the city website the first week of May. Apply By Cost Dates Times Location Info/Register At
Friday, May 24th Free June 3rd – June 7th (tentative) 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Chamblee Police Department, 3518 Broad Street, Chamblee, 30341 470-395-2413 OR email@example.com
FOREFRONT ARTS CHILDREN’S THEATRE DRAMA CAMP (Rising 2nd – 8th Grade) Act – Sing – Dance – Play – Imagine – Create - Perform Campers will work on a theatre revue titled “Yellow Brick Road” - featuring material from “Wicked,” “The Wiz,” and “The Wizard of Oz,” which will perform Wednesday, July 3rd at 3 pm! Camp instructors are professional actors and every camper will receive a special role to shine onstage! On Friday, July 5th, the attending campers will work on improv and acting scenes and play lots of drama games. (We hope all our campers can attend camp on Friday but understand if families make holiday weekend plans and must miss out on Friday’s fun!) Registration Begins Cost Dates Times Location Info/Register At
February 1st $239 (includes two tickets to the show) July 1st – 5th (off July 4th) Mon – Wed, July 1st – 3rd — “Yellow Brick Road” production Thurs, July 4th — NO CAMP Fri, July 5th — Acting & Improv (optional camp day) 9:00am – 3:00pm (extended care 8:00 am – 5:30 pm) Keswick Park Community Building, 3496 Keswick Drive www.ForefrontArts.com
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SUMMER CAMPS CAMP CHAMBLEE (Ages 6-12 Years) (Chamblee Parks and Recreation) Chamblee Parks and Recreation Department offers eight weeks of summer day camp for children ages six to 12 years old. All campers will receive a t-shirt, as well as participate in arts and crafts, swimming, field trips and more! Registration Begins March 1st for Residents March 15th for Non-residents Cost $20 deposit to hold spot. $120 Resident per week/$150 Non-Resident per week Dates June 3rd – 7th June 10th – 14th June 17th – 21st June 24th – 28th July 8th – 12th July 15th – 19th July 22nd – 26th July 29th – August 2nd Times 7:30 am – 6:00 pm (activities from 9:30 am – 4:00 pm) Location Keswick Park Community Building, 3496 Keswick Drive Info/Register At www.chambleerec.com or 770-986-5016
BRITISH SOCCER CAMP (Ages 3-14 Years) (Challenger Sports) Challenger Sports British Soccer Camp is the most popular soccer camp in the country based upon one of the most innovative approaches to coaching youth soccer in the US and Canada for ages three to 14. Players will improve their core techniques and become more confident on the ball. The curriculum includes a variety of foot skills, technical drills, tactical practices, freestyle soccer, small-sided games and coached scrimmages. Most camps will include a free soccer ball, t-shirt, Poster and certificate, but please check your individual registrations. Registration Begins January 1st Cost/Times Pre-Camp (6 – 14 years) TinyTykes (3 – 5 years) Half Day (6 – 14 years) Full Day (8 – 14 years) Post-camp (6 – 14 years) Dates June 24th – June 28th Location Keswick Park Soccer Field Info/Register At www.challengersports.com
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8:00 am – 9:00 am 8:00 am – 9:00 am 9:00 am – 12:00 pm 9:00 am – 4:00 pm 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
$25 $105 $160 $215 $25
SUMMER CAMPS STEM CAMP (Grades K- 9th) (Tech Academy) Tech Academy is coming to Georgia and bringing with it many exciting STEM Camps! Camps like Game Design and Coding, Minecraft Development, Robotics and Engineering and Digital Filmmaking will be offered. Different camps are offered to various age groups, but all are kid-friendly, promote hands-on learning experiences and help foster creativity. Please visit the website below or email for more information on the camps being offered! Registration Begins March 1st Cost Call for registration information Dates June 17th – 20th June 24th – 27th Times 9:00 am – 12:00 pm or 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Location Chamblee Civic Center, 3540 Broad Street Info/Register At www.techacademycamps.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
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RENTAL INFORMATION Chamblee Parks and Recreation has one Community Building, one Softball Field, one T-ball Field and two Soccer Fields for rent. Rental applications for both the Community Building and fields can be found on www.chambleega.gov * If you need assistance with a rental, please call the Parks and Recreation line at 770-986-5016. ** Gazebos/Pavilions cannot be rented. They are on a first come, first served basis. Charcoal grills also are located at each pavilion.
Keswick Park Community Building 3496 Keswick Drive Chamblee, GA 30341
Facility Details: • 3,500 square feet • Capacity of 120 people • Tables and chairs available 2019 Blackout Dates: • April 1st – 5th • May 27th – August 12th • November 25th – 29th • December 23rd – January 3rd All other dates are based on availability. All set-up, breakdown and clean-up are the responsibility of the renting party. Fees and Charges: • City of Chamblee Residents Meeting room/deck/kitchen: $30 per hour, with a two-hour minimum. • Non-Profit Organizations Meeting room/deck/kitchen: $40 per hour, with a two-hour minimum. • Non-Residents Meeting room/deck/kitchen: $50 per hour, with a two-hour minimum. • All Renters Security deposit: $150.00 deposit in addition to rental fees above, check returned to you/destroyed if all conditions on pages two (2) and three (3) of the application are met, which can be found online at www.chambleega.gov.
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Make checks payable to Chamblee Parks & Recreation. Credit cards accepted include Discover, Visa and MasterCard. $30 fee for all returned checks. Rates subject to change without notice.
RENTAL INFORMATION Keswick Park
3496 Keswick Drive Chamblee, GA 30341 Soccer Field (minimum of two-hour rental) • $80 per hour, unprepared field, no lights • City of Chamblee residents’ rate is $60 per hour • Nonprofit group rate is $70 per hour, $20 per hour charge for use of lights • $40 flat charge for prepared field (boundary lines painted) Softball Field (minimum of two-hour rental) • $80 per hour, unprepared field, no lights • City of Chamblee residents’ rate is $60 per hour • Nonprofit group rate is $70 per hour, $20 per hour charge for use of lights • $40 flat charge for prepared field (foul lines chalked/ painted, infield dragged) T-ball Field (minimum of two -hour rental) • $50 per hour, unprepared field, no lights • City of Chamblee residents’ rate is $40 per hour • Nonprofit group rate is $45 per hour • $40 flat charge for prepared field (foul lines chalked/ painted, infield dragged)
2301 Dresden Drive Chamblee, GA 30341 Soccer Field • $80 per hour, unprepared field, no lights • City of Chamblee residents’ rate is $60 per hour • Nonprofit group rate is $70 per hour, $20 per hour charge for use of lights • $40 flat charge for prepared field (boundary lines painted)
Tennis courts cannot be rented. CPRD partners with Up4Tennis, which conducts classes at Keswick Park. A schedule of classes can be found at the tennis courts and online.**
Make checks payable to Chamblee Parks & Recreation. Credit cards accepted include Discover, Visa and MasterCard. $30 fee for all returned checks. Rates subject to change without notice. A security deposit of $150 is due with this contract to secure the rental of fields and will be returned after the rental. FEES MUST BE PAID IN FULL, TWO WEEKS PRIOR TO EVENT. If fees are not paid by this deadline, we reserve the right to cancel your reservation.
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k 90 Canfield Drive, Chamblee, GA 30341 ark: Purchased in 2016 from a homeowner and later turned into a 1 acre park located ark Neighborhood. The park is also close to Clairmont Park and the Peachtree DeKalb Airport. ened on April 22, 2018 and currently consists of a swing set made to look like a tree, park d other Canfield amenities. There isPark also a creek that runs the length of the park on the north side.
lude: 3090 Canfield Drive Chamblee, GA 30341 1.0 Acres d
Features Include: • Benches • Playground
About the Park: This area of land was purchased in 2016 from a homeowner and later turned into a one-acre park located in the Ashford A 30341 Park neighborhood. The park also is close to Clairmont Park and DeKalb-Peachtree parkisopened on AprilPark. 22, 2018 downtown, adjacentAirport. to CityTheHall, Peachtree Constructand currently consists of a swing set made to look like a tree, orate arbor serves as a modified town square for the city. The park benches and other amenities. There also is a creek that runs red gazebo and favorite / summer lunch location for the length of is theapark on the spring north side.
Peachtree Park 5468 Peachtree Road Chamblee, GA 30341 0.15 Acres
About the Park: In the center of Chamblee’s downtown, adjacent to City Hall, is Peachtree Park. Constructed in 1995, this downtown park with its elaborate arbor, serves as a modified town square for the city. The park features numerous benches and a covered gazebo and is a favorite spring / summer lunch location for surrounding office workers. Features Include: • ADA Accessible • Benches • Bike Rack
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• Gazebo • Parking • Picnic Tables
PARKS Clairmont Park
Clairmont Road (between Dyer Circle & Hickory Road) Chamblee, GA 30341 1.5 Acres
About the Park: Completed in 1999, Clairmont Park is a small Hickory Road), Chamblee, GA 30341 rectangular neighborhood park located less than onetenthless of a than mile north angular neighborhood park located oneoftenth of DeKalb-Peachtree Airport mont Road. The site encompasses acresRoad. andThe serves as on 1.5 Clairmont site encompasses rhoods: Gordon Acres and Clairmont Hills. 1.5 acres and serves as a connection k addresses the needs of the largest demographic groups between Chamblee’s oldest neighborhoods: Gordon e park provides designated walking paths connecting the Acres and Clairmont Hills. Designed by the surrounding community, the park addresses the needs of the largest demographic groups in the Clairmont Park area: senior citizens and young children. The park provides designated walking paths connecting the two Dyer neighborhoods Address: Clairmont Road (between Circle & Hickory and a toddler play area.
Road), Chamblee, GA 30341
About the Park Features Include: Completed in 1999, Clairmont Park is a small rectangular neighborhood park located less than one tenth o • Benches a mile • Bikenorth Rack of Peachtree DeKalb Airport on Clairmont Road. The site encompasses 1.5 acres and serves as • Playground between Chamblee's oldest neighborhoods: Gordon Acres and Clairmont Hills. a connection Designed by the surrounding community, the park addresses the needs of the largest demographic groups in the area: senior citizens and young children. The park provides designated walking paths connecting the two neighborhoods and a toddler play area. Features Include: ●Benches ●Bike Rack ●Playground
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PARKS Dresden Park 2301 Dresden Drive Chamblee, GA 30341 24 Acres
Dresden Park About the Park: In 2016,Chamblee, Dresden Park GA was 30341 Address: 2301 Dresden Drive, transferred to the City of About the Park: In 2016, Chamblee Dresdenfrom Park was transferred to the City of Chamblee. Dresden Park is a 25 ac DeKalb County.area Dresden is a park located in the southeast of Park Chamblee, which was annexed into the City in 2013. It is also hom 25-acre park located in the to the DeKalb County Police Officer southeast area Memorial. of Chamblee. It also is home to the DeKalb County Police Officer Memorial.
Features Include: Features Include: • Benches ●Benches • Bike Rack • Creek ●Bike Rack • Multi-Purpose Field ●Multi-Purpose Field • Parking Lot • Picnic Areas ●Parking Lot • Picnic Shelter ●Picnic Areas • Picnic Tables • Playground ●Picnic Shelter • Restrooms ●Picnic Tables • Soccer Fields • Trails ●Playground ●Restrooms ●Soccer ●Tables ●Trails ●Water
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PARKS Huntley Hills Park
Corner of Longview Drive and Admiral Drive Chamblee, GA 30341 1.9 Acres About the Park:
The Huntley Hills Park is ey Hills Park located at the corner of ess: Corner of Longview Drive and Admiral Drive, Chamblee, GA 30341 Admiral Drive and Longview t the Park: The Huntley Hills Park is Drive. located at theacorner of Admiral Drive and Longview Drive. It feaIt features younger child’sand playaarea with swings a younger child's play area with swings walking path that encircles its perimeter. A steel bridge and a walking path that the creek running through the middle of the park and leads directly into a "Butterfly Garden" that Shallowford Park encircles its perimeter. A steel bridge spans the creek running esigned, planted, and of is now maintained by neighborhood through the middle the park and leads directly into a “Butterfly Address: 3096 Shallowford Place, Chamblee, GAvolunteers. 30341 The seating area was designed that was designed, planted and is now maintained by uilt asGarden” a Boy Scout Eagle project.
About thevolunteers. Park: Shallowford Park locatedand between Shallowford Road and Shallowford Place. Serving the neighborhood The seating area wasisdesigned res Include: builtneighborhoods as an Eagle Scout of project. east Chamblee, this 1.16 acre park is geared toward family activities with a playground
ches area, several Features Include:picnic shelters, a large open field, and a small walking trail. Rack • Benches Rack e Free • Bike Library Features Include: • Creek ground ●ADA • Little FreePlayground Library er • Playground
●Benches ●Bike Rack ●Gazebo lowford Place, Chamblee, GA 30341 ●Pavilion allowford Park is located between Shallowford Road and Shallowford Place. Serving the east Chamblee, this 1.16 acreAreas park is geared toward family activities with a playground Shallowford Park ●Picnic shelters, 3096 a large open field, and a small walking trail. Shallowford Place ●PicnicGA Shelter Chamblee, 30341 1.16●Playground Acres ●Tables About the Park: ●Trails Shallowford Park is located
between Shallowford Road and Shallowford Place. Serving the neighborhoods of east Chamblee, this 1.16-acre park is geared toward family activities with a playground area, several picnic shelters, a large open field and a small walking trail. Features Include: • ADA Playground • Benches • Bike Rack • Pavilion
• Picnic Areas • Picnic Shelter • Tables • Trails
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PARKS Keswick Park 3496 Keswick Drive Chamblee, GA 30341 45 Acres
About the Park: This is Chamblee’s largest park, covering more than 45 acres, with a neighborhood focus. The park contains primarily active recreation facilities including: walking trails, dog park, a full-size adult softball field, T-Ball field, soccer field, multi-purpose field, two tennis courts and an outdoor basketball court. The playground facilities are ADA accessible. The newest additions to the park are a restroom facility located between the soccer fields and playground area, which also boasts a brand-new playground. Residents and non-residents can rent the 3,500-square-foot community building, soccer field, softball field, T-Ball field and event lawn space.
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Features Include: • ADA Playground • Basketball Court • Benches • Bike Rack • Dog Park • Grill • Meeting Rooms • Multi-Purpose Field • Parking • Pavilion • Picnic Areas • Picnic Shelter • Picnic Tables • Restrooms • Soccer Fields • Softball / Baseball / T-Ball Field • Tennis Court • Trails
PARKS Keswick Park (continued)
Village Park Address: 3375 Chamblee Dunwoody Road, Chamblee, GA 30341 About the Park: Located in the International Village at the intersection of C Peachtree Roads, this is Chamblee's newest park. The park boasts a state-o accessible. The park also has picnic tables and an open play area.
Features Include: Village Park ●ADA Playground Address: 3375 Chamblee Dunwoody Road, Chamblee, GA 30341 ●Benches Rack About the Park: Located in the ●Bike International Village at the intersection of Cham ●Parking Peachtree Roads, this is Chamblee's newest park. The park boasts a state-of-th ●Picnic Tables ●Playground accessible. The park also has picnic tables and an open play area.
Village Park 3375 Chamblee Dunwoody Road Features Include: Chamblee, GA 30341 1.4 Acres ●ADA Playground ●Benches About the Park: Located in the International ●Bike RackVillage at the intersection Chamblee Dunwoody ●Parking of and New Peachtree Roads. The park features a sand ●Picnic Tables volleyball court, a picnic shelter and a playground. The ●Playground park also has picnic tables ●Volleyballand an open play area.
Features Include: • ADA Playground • Benches • Bike Rack • Parking • Picnic Tables • Volleyball
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WALKING TRAILS WALKING TRAILS
The City of Chamblee offers many wonderful walking paths, including around Keswick Park, Dresden Park and Rail Trail. The Rail Trail is a 0.9-mile trial that twists and winds through the city. New amenities were just added along the trail in 2018, which include a concrete table tennis table, foosball and cornhole. Be sure to bring your own equipment. The building of the next phase of the trail is scheduled to begin in 2019.
Rail Trail Park
Located between Keswick Park (3496 Keswick Drive) and Walmart (1871 Chamblee Tucker Road) Amenities: • .90 Miles of Asphalt Trail • Lights • Trash Cans • Benches • Community Piano • Table Tennis • Foosball • Cornhole • Parking (at Keswick Park Softball Fields or Walmart Parking Lot)
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WALKING TRAILS Dresden Park Trail
Dresden Park sits on 25 acres of land, which includes approximately one mile of winding trails through the park and woods, as well as to the popular playground area and soccer fields. There also are benches along the trail for anyone needing to take a break.
Keswick Park Trail
In 2016, several members of Keep Chamblee Beautiful started carving out a nature trail in the forested section (about 17 acres) of Keswick Park. This approximate half-mile trail is located behind the soccer fields and consists of one wooden bridge built by an Eagle Scout in 2017. The path continues to twist and wind near the creek to the playground, as well as around the large multipurpose field and gazebo area.
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