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Oconee County Parks and Recreation Department

2017

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Youth Programs

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After School

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Special Events

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Adult Programs

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Tennis

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Parks

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Get Out & Get Active Oconee County Parks and Recreation Department

Mission Statement

Activity Guide February – May 2017 www.oconeecounty.com/ocprd

The Oconee County Parks and Recreation Department, through a coordinated effort, seeks to enrich the quality of life of the citizens we serve by providing safe and accessible recreational facilities and a diversified program of recreational activities for all citizens.

Administrative Staff

Program Staff

John Gentry, Director Email: jgentry@oconee.ga.us

Tony Lathrup, Facility Supervisor Email: tlathrup@oconee.ga.us

Lisa Davol, Deputy Director – Programs Email: ldavol@oconee.ga.us

Jared Hightower, Facility Supervisor Email: jhightower@oconee.ga.us

Tom Popps, Deputy Director – Park Services Email: tpopps@oconee.ga.us

Nick Vitale, Athletic Program Coordinator Email: nvitale@oconee.ga.us

Whitney Sperlik, Community Relations Email: wsperlik@oconee.ga.us

Victoria Zeman, Athletic Program Coordinator Email: vzeman@oconee.ga.us

Janine Lynn, Administrative Assistant Email: jlynn@oconee.ga.us

Rachel Dillow, Youth Program Coordinator Email: rdillow@oconee.ga.us

Park Contacts: Oconee Veterans Park............................................ Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. ............................ Phone: 706-769-3965 Herman C. Michael Park ....................................... Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. ............................ Phone: 706-769-3966 Inclement Weather Hotline ............................................................................................................................. Phone: 706-769-2965 Open Gym Hotline .............................................................................................................................................. Phone: 706-769-3970

The Parks and Recreation Department office and Community Center will be closed for the following holidays: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – Monday, January 16 Memorial Day – Monday, May 29

Notice of non-discrimination: Pursuant to Title II ADA and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, no otherwise qualified individual with a disability in the United States shall, solely by reason of her or his disability, be excluded from the participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance or under any program or activity conducted by Oconee County, Georgia. Additionally, pursuant to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987, no person shall on the grounds of race, color, or national origin be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any program or activity conducted by Oconee County, Georgia

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General Information

Registration begins Monday, January 23

All activities will be filled on a first come, first served basis. Most of our activities have limited enrollment, so register early! There are 2 easy ways for you to enroll: 1. Register online. Go to www.oconeecounty.com/ ocprd then click “Registration,” or 2. Come by Oconee Veterans Park, Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Payment Payee will be responsible for paying debit/credit card convenience fees. We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express payments. You may also pay by check or money order. Cash not accepted.

Refund Policy No refunds or credits will be granted unless requested at least 5 days (Monday – Friday 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.) before the session, program draft or league begins. If request is made 5 days prior to the start date, you will have two options: (1) Receive an immediate credit for the full amount valid for 12 months or (2) Receive a refund, minus a 25% administration fee. A pro-rated credit may be issued in the event an activity cannot be completed due to a documented medical problem. Registration convenience fees are non-refundable.

Security Policy

Registration Process! We are pleased to offer our residents a new way to register and pay for programs using CommunityPass, our online registration service. You can now register for programs 24/7 on a secure site. Registration will still be available during office hours at Oconee Veterans Park and Herman  C. Michael Park. Step 1 Go to https://register.communitypass.net/OconeeCounty. Step 2 Click on “Create an Account for Your Family Now!”  Complete the family account form by filling in your information and clicking on “continue” until you finish your account setup.  Your family account is now set up.  Clicking “finish” will return you to the CommunityPass homepage Once your account is created you will receive an email that contains your login information. Be sure to keep this email in a safe place so that you can continue to enjoy convenience of online registration. Step 3 Sign in to your account, click “Register Now” and follow instructions. Questions? Please call 706-769-3965.

Your payment and personal information is safe. Our Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software is the industry standard and among the best software available today for secure commerce transactions. It encrypts all of your personal information, including credit card number, name, and address so that it cannot be read over the Internet.

Inclement Weather/ Rain out Policy Cancellations due to weather on weeknights will generally not be made until 4 p.m. We will make every reasonable effort to contact head coaches/team managers with cancellation information and coaches/team managers will contact parents/players. Contact our Inclement Weather Hotline by dialing 706-769-2965 for current cancellations due to inclement weather conditions.

Rain Out Alerts

Get Alerts sent directly to your mobile phone or email! For mobile alerts: Text OCPRD to 84483 For email alerts: Go to https://www.rainedout.net and enter Oconee County and your email address

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Parent Requirement

Youth Programs

PAYS Coordinator: Olivia Daniell Email: odaniell@oconee.ga.us In order for a child to participate in any competitive youth activity, at least one parent must be a current member of the Parents Association of Youth Sports (PAYS). To fulfill this requirement follow the steps below: 1. Go to http://www.nays.org/paysonline/ how-itworkscfm and click “Get Started” 2. Contact Information: Complete contact info, then click “Next” 3. Select League/Agency Affiliation: Click “Yes”, select “Oconee County Pks & Rec Dept” and then click “Next” 4. Payment Information: NO PAYMENT OR DONATION REQUIRED, simply click “Confirm” 5. Confirmation: Click “Process” 6. Thank You for Registering page appears, click “Next” 7. Click “Start PAYS Course” 8. Click on video to begin course 9. Answer required course questions to complete`

Volunteer Coaches Needed!

Program Coordinator: Daniel Cumming Email: dcumming@oconee.ga.us We are looking for a few good coaches! Our programs focus on the FUNdamentals of the game. Deadline by February 24: 1. Complete an application 2. Submit an original signed copy of criminal history consent form 3. Complete free on-line CDC concussion training and submit certificate of completion 4 Attend and complete an NYSCA certification NYSCA certification classes will be held at Oconee Veterans Park: • March 1 at 6:15 p.m. • March 8 at 6:15 p.m. If you are interested in coaching, please visit www.oconeecounty.com/503/volunteer to print coaching forms.

Operation Soccer Jersey for Kids

Bring all of your excess clean Soccer Jerseys and gear to Oconee Veterans Park Community Center and help us collect jerseys for kids in need from Haiti.

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Core Performance Development Program Program Coordinator: Jared Hightower Email: jhightower@oconee.ga.us Kick Start your soccer skills with OCPRD’s Core Performance Development Program! This program offers supplemental training sessions led by the coaches of Core Soccer who are former collegiate athletes and certified trainers.

Junior Core Ages: 6 – 9 years Session Dates: March 22 – May 10 Days: Wednesdays Times: 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Location: Oconee Veterans Park Fee: $100 *No session April 5

Senior Core Ages: 10 – 13 years Session Dates: March 19 – May 10 Days and Times: Wednesdays 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Sundays 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Location: Oconee Veterans Park Fee: $150 includes ball and jersey *No sessions April 2, April 5 or April 16


Youth Soccer Programs

Youth Soccer Leagues

Request for team placement only considered for siblings.

U6 - U8 Leagues Program Coordinator: Victoria Zeman Email: vzeman@oconee.ga.us

Season Timeline: Friday, February 24

Registration ends

Saturday, March 4

U10 and U12 evaluations

Tuesday, March 7

U15 evaluations

Saturday, March 11

Practices begin

Fee: $75

Week of March 27 – 30

Games begin

Age Control Date: April 1, 2017 (Must be age 4)

Saturday, May 13

End of regular season games

Saturday, May 20

U10 Jamboree games

Week of May 22 - 26

U12 – U15 Tournament games

Friday, May 26

End of season (if no make-ups)

U6 Fee: $65

U8 Fee: $75

U10 - U15 Leagues Program Coordinator: Nick Vitale Email: nvitale@oconee.ga.us

Season:

March 4 – May 27

Days:

Monday OR Tuesday OR Thursday AND Saturday

Location:

Park and School facilities

League

Practice Days

Player Evaluation Date/Time

Under 6 Boys

Monday/Saturday

No evaluation

Under 6 Boys

Thursday/Saturday

No evaluation

Under 6 Girls

Monday/Saturday

No evaluation

Under 6 Girls

Thursday/Saturday

No evaluation

Under 8 Boys

Monday/Saturday

No evaluation

Under 8 Boys

Tuesday/Saturday

No evaluation

Under 8 Girls

Thursday/Saturday

No evaluation

Under 10 Boys

Monday/Saturday

Saturday, March 4 at OVP Last Name A-K at 12 p.m..; Last Name L-Z at 12:30 p.m.

Under 10 Boys

Tuesday/Saturday

Saturday, March 4 at OVP Last Name A-K at 2 p.m. ; Last Name L-Z at 2:30 p.m.

Under 10 Girls

Thursday/Saturday

Saturday, March 4 at OVP 1:00 p.m.

Under 12 Boys

Monday/Saturday

Saturday, March 4 at OVP Last Name A-K at 10 a.m..; Last Name L-Z at 10:30 a.m.

Under 12 Girls

Thursday/Saturday

Saturday, March 4 at OVP Last Name A-K at 10 a.m. ; Last Name L-Z at 10:30 a.m.

Under 15 Boys

Monday or Tuesday or Thursday/Saturday

Tuesday, March 7 at OVP 6:00 p.m.

Under 15 Girls

Monday or Tuesday or Thursday/ Saturday

Tuesday, March 7 at OVP 6:00 p.m.

Evaluations held at Oconee Veterans Park. All U10 – U15 coaches must attend player drafts immediately following player evaluation.

Mandatory Coach Clinic Thursday, March 2 at 6:30 p.m. at Oconee Veterans Park

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Youth Programs

Intramural High School Soccer League Program Coordinator: Nick Vitale Email: nvitale@oconee.ga.us

Recruit your friends and PLAY! Form your own team to participate in this fun, recreational league. Teams will be co-ed and must have 2 girls per team. Individual registration required.

Sticks For Kids Golf Program Program Coordinator: Tony Lathrup Email: tlathrup@oconee.ga.us An exciting golf activity which provides basic instruction for boys and girls. Program supported by the National Recreation and Parks Association.

Manager Meeting: Team Registration:

Wednesday, March 8 at 6 p.m. at Oconee Veterans Park Monday, January 23*

Ages: 7 - 12 years Sessions: April 10 – May 17 Days: Mondays and Wednesdays Times: 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Location: A & F Driving Range on Elder Road Fee: $130

Individual Registration Dates:

March 7 – 9**

Ages: Age Control Date: Season: Days: Location: Fee: Team Roster Deadline:

14 – 18 (Must be a High School student within Oconee County) September 1, 2016 March 29 – May 17 Wednesdays and Saturdays Park or school facilities $75 March 8

Youth Volleyball

*Max of 12 teams, first come, first serve **Registration held in person only at Oconee Veterans Park

Program Coordinator: Tony Lathrup Email: tlathrup@oconee.ga.us

Volleyball I

Learn to volley, set, spike and more! Participants will practice fundamentals through a variety of skill building activities and drills. All participants receive a t-shirt. Ages: 9 – 11 years Sessions: March 14 – May 11 Days: Tuesdays and Thursdays Time: 6:15 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. Location: Oconee Veterans Park Fee: $75 *No sessions on April 4 or 6

Volleyball II Spike it down! Fun, instructional class for girls that allows participants to advance their volleyball skills. All participants will receive a t-shirt. Ages: 12 – 14 years Sessions: March 14 – May 11 Days: Tuesdays and Thursdays Time: 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Location: Oconee Veterans Park Fee: $75 *No sessions on April 4 or 6

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Oconee County Little League 2017 Spring Ball Registration Registration– Includes Teeball, Baseball and Softball Online Registration for ALL Players is at www.oconeelittleleague.com from January 3 – January 31, 2017. Returning Players – steps to register players that have played with OCLL at least one season since 2013 are as follows: • Log into your account at www.oconeelittleleague.com

where your account will be opened at the “Register” tab. • All participants associated with this account will be listed with a sentence stating “There are X number of new programs available” where you click the “Register Now” button to see the available programs and begin registering your child(ren). • If you need to add a child simply click “Add Participant” under the Register tab and follow the prompts for their registration. All NEW Players and players that have not played with OCLL at least one season since 2013 complete the following steps to register: • Go to www.oconeelittleleague.com • Click on “Register” at the top right • Create Customer Account (which is you, the parent/guardian and YOUR information) • Click “Add Participant” (which is your child and their information) • Complete registration process (Note: Your information will be saved up to the farthest point completed). • Provide copy of child’s birth certificate via email at info@oconeelittleleague.com, regular mail to OCLL PO Box 253 Watkinsville, GA 30677 or onsite at one of the dates listed.

Onsite Registration dates: Thursday, January 26, 2017 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at Oconee Veterans Park Community Center Saturday, January 28, 2017 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at Dick’s Sporting Goods 1791 Oconee Connector Athens, GA (20% off for OCLL players and families, some restrictions apply) League Age Divisions – Programs available for ages 4-18 including a Co-Ed Challenger League. Fees: Vary by age; visit our website for registration fees, descriptions of planned divisions, and discounts. Family discounts will apply automatically at checkout. Other Important OCLL dates: • Practices start February 20, 2017 • Opening Ceremonies, games start – March 18, 2017 • Season officially ends by May 20, 2017 Anyone interested in volunteering as manager/head coaches and assistant coaches must register online and complete the official Little League Volunteer application. The volunteer application and a copy of the applicant’s driver’s license MUST be submitted to the OCLL President by Saturday, February 11, 2017 to be considered.

Questions? Please visit our website at www.oconeelittleleague.com and Facebook page or email us at info@oconeelittleleague.com

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After School Programs

After School

Program Coordinator: Rachel Dillow Email: rdillow@oconee.ga.us

After School Program - Get out of school and into the park where we strive to keep your child actively engaged in a safe, secure, enriching and fun environment. Transportation is provided immediately after school to the park. Daily snack is also provided. Activities include homework assistance, sports, games, arts and more. Participants must be Oconee county residents. Please call (706) 769-3966 for space availability.

The R.E.C. After School Program Grades: Time: Location: Fee:

Kindergarten – 5th Grade After school until 6 p.m. Herman C. Michael Park $75 per week per child

Teen Extreme Grades: Time: Location: Fee:

6th – 8th Grades After school until 6:30 p.m. Oconee Veterans Park $75 per week per child

Flex Plan

Offers parents a choice to pick 3 days for after school care. Fee: $50 per week per child

All Day Camps Program Coordinator: Rachel Dillow Email: rdillow@oconee.ga.us All day camps are offered to Oconee County students on select days when school is not in session. Snacks are provided but participants must bring a sack lunch. The day is filled with activities and games to keep the participants engaged.

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All Day Camps:

February 13 March 10 April 3 – 7

Ages: Time: Location: Fee:

5 – 13 years 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Herman C. Michael Park $30 per day, per participant


Summer Day Camp

Summer Day Camp & Teen Extreme Super Hero Summer 2017 Program Coordinator: Rachel Dillow Email: rdillow@oconee.ga.us Do you have activities arranged for your children this summer? A FANTASTIC season of activities is currently being planned. We offer opportunities in field trips, swimming, sports, crafts, games, nature walks, and much more! Join the FUN! Registration Begins: Monday, April 17 Continues first come first served until full Weekly Sessions:

May 22 – July 28

Times:

7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Fee:

$110 per week, per child First week payment due in full at time of registration and $30 per week, per child non-refundable deposit due at registration for additional weeks

Balances Due:

Friday preceding weekly session enrolled

The REC Eligibility:

Resident of Oconee County must be 6 years old by September 1, 2016 or will complete kindergarten during the 2016-2017 school year

Location:

Herman C. Michael Park

Teen Extreme Eligibility:

Resident of Oconee County must have completed 6th grade by the start of camp. Must be 14 years or younger

Location:

Oconee Veterans Park

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Touch a Truck – Free

Special Events

Event Coordinator: Whitney Sperlik Email: wsperlik@oconee.ga.us Hands-on event for children to see, touch and explore their favorite big trucks, heavy equipment and large vehicles. Dump trucks, fire trucks, ambulances, and the like will be a part of the event. Each vehicle will be staffed with a trained operator. Lots of fun family activities will be offered.

Movie in the Park - Free

Event Coordinator: Whitney Sperlik Email: wsperlik@oconee.ga.us Mark your calendar now for Oconee County Parks and Recreation Department’s 13th annual Movie in the Park. Date: Saturday, May 13 Time: 8:45 p.m. Location: Herman C. Michael Park

Date: Saturday, March 11 Time: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Location: Heritage Park

Pitch, Hit & Run Contest - FREE

Oconee 4th of July Spectacular – Free

Event Coordinator: Tony Lathrup Email: tlathrup@oconee.ga.us The Oconee County Parks and Recreation Department, in conjunction with Major League Baseball and Pepsi Cola, will be hosting this competition. Open to all boys and girls. Winners from each group (7/8, 9/10, 11/12, & 13/14) will have the opportunity to progress to a sectional, regional, and national competition. No pre- registration is necessary. A waiver must be signed on site for participation.

Event Coordinator: Whitney Sperlik Email: wsperlik@oconee.ga.us Oconee County Parks and Recreation Department presents the Oconee 4th of July Spectacular! Come out for this star spangled celebration!

Ages: Date: Time: Location:

7 -14 years Saturday, April 22 10:30 a.m. -1:30 p.m. Bogart Sports Complex

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Date: Activities: Fireworks: Location:

Tuesday, July 4 6:30 p.m. 9:30 p.m. Oconee Veterans Park


Adult Programs

Adult Softball League

Program Coordinator: Victoria Zeman Email: vzeman@oconee.ga.us Play ball! Time to break out the bat, ball and glove. Team registration packets avalable online at www.oconeecounty.com/ocprd or come by Oconee Veterans Park Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. Team Registration: Monday, January 23 Registration Deadline: Thursday, February 23, 2017* First come first served or until full Individual Registration: January 23 – Game 3 Manager Meeting: Thursday, March 2 at 6:15 p.m. at Oconee Verterans Park Leagues: Womens, Mens Church, and Mens Open Season: March 14 – June 29 Location: Herman C. Michael Park Fee: $540, due at the time of registration * Leagues with less than four teams will be combined with other leagues.

Yoga Classes Program Coordinator: Whitney Sperlik Email: wsperlik@oconee.ga.us Celia Brooks, Certified Yoga Teacher

Hatha Yoga

A mind/body practice of relaxation and rejuvenation using awareness, breath and movement to bring balance to the systems of the body. Yoga helps to increase flexibility and tone muscles while decreasing tension and relieving stress. This is a perfect class for beginners as well as those with some experience in yoga. Participants should provide their own yoga mat and 1 – 2 firm blankets.

Tuesday – February 21, 2017

Wednesday – February 24, 2017

Ages: 16 and up Days: Tuesdays Sessions: February 21 – March 28 Time: 10 – 11:30 a.m. Location: Oconee Veterans Park Fee: $58

Ages: 16 and up Days: Wednesdays Sessions: February 22 – March 29 Time: 6 – 7:30 p.m. Location: Oconee Veterans Park Fee: $58

Tuesday – April 11, 2017

Wednesday – April 12, 2017

Ages: 16 and up Days: Tuesdays Sessions: April 11 – May 16 Time: 10 – 11:30 a.m. Location: Oconee Veterans Park Fee: $75

Ages: 16 and up Days: Wednesdays Sessions: April 12 – May 17 Time: 6 – 7:30 p.m.* Location: Oconee Veterans Park Fee: $75 *Last 2 sessions will meet 6:30 – 8 p.m.

Wednesday – May 24, 2017 Drop in class Ages: 16 and up Days: Wednesday Sessions: May 24 (one day only) Time: 6 – 7:30 p.m.* Location: Oconee Veterans Park Fee: Free *Must pre-register for class

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Tennis For Life

Tennis Coordinator: Janet Darvill Email: janet@tennisforlife.net Phone: 706-769-2954 Office hours: 1 – 5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday To sign–up online or for more information visit www.tennisforlife.net.

JUNIOR CLASSES QUICK START TENNIS

(Fees are for 6 weeks) March 11 – April 30 (6 Weeks) (No Classes April 1 – 7, 16)

5 – 12 YEAR OLDS BEGINNER/ADVANCED BEGINNER Monday and/or Friday

3:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Saturday

8:45 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Monday and Friday

3:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday and/or Thursday

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Saturday

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Monday and/or Friday

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

9 – 10 years

Saturday

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

9 – 12 years

Future Stars II

Monday and/or Friday

5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

9 – 10 years

Future Stars III

Tuesday and/or Thursday

5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

11 – 12 years

Lil Stars

Ride the Bus to Lil Stars Shining Stars Future Stars I

5+6 years

$65 1 day/wk $120 2 days/wk $25 2 day/wk

7+8 years

$65 1 day/wk $120 2 days/wk $65 1 day/wk $120 2 days/wk $65 1 day/wk $120 2 days/wk

ELITE 8 & U and ELITE 10 & U – RISING ACADEMY Shining Stars Elite

Monday and Friday

3:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Ride the Bus to SS-E

Monday and Friday

3:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Future Stars Elite

Tuesday and Thursday

3:30 P.M. – 5:00 P.M.

Ride the Bus to FS-E

Tuesday and Thursday

3:30 P.M. – 5:00 P.M.

8 & Under 10 & Under

$150 2 days/wk $25 2 day/wk

$180 2 days/wk $25 2 day/wk

TEENS – BEGINNER and INTERMEDIATE Beginner Teen Tennis

Sunday

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

13-17 years

$65 1 day/wk

Intermediate Teen Tennis

Sunday

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

13-17 years

$90 1 day/wk

DIRECT FROM SCHOOL – Ride the bus to tennis at HCM! 4th Grade Future Stars

Tuesday and/or Thursday

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

4th Grade

5th Grade Future Stars

Tuesday and /or Thursday

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

5th Grade

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$75 1 day/wk $140 2 days/wk


Tennis For Life

Tennis Coordinator: Janet Darvill Email: janet@tennisforlife.net Phone: 706-769-2954 Office hours: 1 – 5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday To sign–up online or for more information visit www.tennisforlife.net.

ACADEMY PROGRAM Begins March 13. Visit www.tennisforlife.net for a complete Academy Program schedule and fees or call 706-769-2954 Pre-Academy (12 & U)

Monday and Friday

4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

11 – 12 years

Junior Academy

Monday and Friday

4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

13 – 17 years

Tennis Academy

Tuesday and Thursday

5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

13 – 14 years

TATT

Tuesday and Thursday

6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

14 – 17 years

ADULT PROGRAM March 12 – April 30 (6 Weeks) (No classes April 2, 16) USA Tennis Step I

Sunday

2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

$55/6 weeks

USA Tennis Step 2

Sunday

3:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

$75/6 weeks

USA Tennis Step 3

Sunday

4:30 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.

$75/6 weeks

Men’s Coupon Clinic

Monday

7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

$84/6 coupons

50+ Coupon Clinic

Wednesday

10:30 a.m. – 12 Noon

$84/6 coupons

Sunday

3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Thursday

8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Women’s Coupon Clinic

$84/6 coupons

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FITNESS CENTER

Fitness

Indoor Track and Gymnasium

The indoor track and gymnasium at Oconee Veterans Park Community Center requires a onetime membership fee for use. Please check our website for the current open gymnasium calendar or call the Open Gymnasium Hotline at 706-769-3970.

Open Gymnasium only Membership Fees 12- 13 years

Membership Card – $5 per person Note: Persons 12 – 13 years are only permitted in the gymnasium. No fee for persons under 12 years or 60 years and older.

Community Center Hours: Monday – Friday 7 a.m. – 9 p.m. Saturday 8 a.m. – 9 p.m. Sunday 1 p.m. – 9 p.m. Indoor Track Membership Fees 14 – 59 Years Membership Card – $5 per person

Fitness Center

Our fitness center located in the Community Center at Oconee Veterans Park features a wide array of state of the art cardiovascular and weight equipment including single and multi-station trainers. We offer FREE Wifi in our Fitness Center. Fitness memberships are required for the exercise facility. Memberships are available for purchase at the Community Center front desk. Fitness Memberships: $40 per person, per quarter or $120 per person, per year Hours: Monday – Friday 7 a.m. – 9 p.m. Saturday 8 a.m. – 9 p.m. Sunday 1 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Outdoor Recreation Walking Trails

All of our parks have walking trails for everyone to enjoy. Herman C. Michael, Bogart Sports Complex and Oconee Veterans Park have paved walking paths. Trails at Heritage Park are open for seasoned hikers, mountain bike riders and/or horseback riders. Check our website for trail maps.

Picnic Shelters

Herman C. Michael Park

Three shelters are available which can be rented for your next party or event! Locations for the shelters are: Herman C. Michael Park, Oconee Veterans Park, and Bogart Sports Complex. Call (706) 769-3965 for rental information and to schedule your event. Check out our Rotary Picnic Shelters at Oconee Veterans Park! These shelters Bogart Sports Complex are available on a first come basis.

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Oconee Veterans Park

Oconee Veterans Park – Rotary Pavilions


Parks Bogart Sports Complex

Facility Supervisor: Tony Lathrup Email: tlathrup@oconee.ga.us Physical Address: 200 S. Burson Avenue, Bogart, GA 30622 Phone number: 706-769-3966 Bogart Sports Complex is a 33 acre park located behind the Bogart Library at 200 South Burson/Thompson Street. There are six lighted baseball and multipurpose fields, a half mile paved walking trail, a picnic pavilion and two playgrounds.

Herman C. Michael Park

Facility Supervisor: Tony Lathrup Email: tlathrup@oconee.ga.us Physical Address: 1051 Elder Road, Bishop, GA 30621 Phone number: 706-769-3966 Office Hours: Monday – Friday: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Herman C. Michael Park is a 37 acre park. The park has three lighted softball fields, four lighted tennis courts, one gymnasium with full basketball court, 2 volleyball courts, outdoor lighted basketball courts, soccer/multi-use field, Disc Golf “The Herm”, playground, picnic shelter and a 1.25 mile paved walking trail.

Heritage Park

Oconee Veterans Park

Heritage Park is 364 acres of natural resources with woods and creeks, bordered by the Apalachee River. The large open air arena at Heritage Park was created with agricultural and special events in mind. The feeder barn has thirty-one stalls and a small show arena. There are separate wash racks for animal shows, rodeos and other large events. The park is conveniently located in Farmington on Highway 441, seven miles south of downtown Watkinsville and ten miles north of downtown Madison.

The 34,000 square foot community center is open with meeting space for community use, indoor walking track and fitness area, and a gymnasium. It houses the administrative offices for the department. In addition, the 197 acre park offers outdoor walking trails, tennis courts, soccer fields, baseball fields, Bark Park and a picnic shelter.

Facility Supervisor: Whitney Sperlik Email: wsperlik@oconee.ga.us Physical Address: 2543 Macon Highway, Watkinsville, GA 30677 Phone number: 706-769-3965

Facility Supervisor: Jared Hightower Email: jhightower@oconee.ga.us Physical Address: 3500A Hog Mountain Road, Watkinsville, GA 30677 Phone Number: 706-769-3965 Office Hours: Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. Community Center Hours: Monday – Friday: 7 a.m. – 9 p.m. Saturday 8 a.m. – 9 p.m. and Sunday: 1 p.m. – 9 p.m.

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Get Out & Get Active Oconee County Parks and Recreation Department

Bogart Sports Complex

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316 10

Oconee Veterans Park 53

Herman C. Michael Park 186

OCONEE 15 441

Heritage Park

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