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Rainout Hotline (Youth Athletics)
Phone: (678) 297-6168

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Phone: (678) 297-6169


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Recreation & Parks

Providing year-round sports, activities and special events, the Alpharetta Recreation and Parks Department is nationally accredited and recognized for its outstanding programs for children, adults, and seniors. In addition, the department manages and operates one of the finest equestrian facilities in the southeast at Wills Park. The Greenway system along Big Creek provides a safe and environmentally pleasing pathway for users to enjoy quiet leisure time.


M I S S I O N   S T A T E M E N T: The Alpharetta Recreation and Parks Department strives to promote the highest quality recreation programs and park facilities to our citizens consistent with our core values of Excellence, Stewardship, Integrity, Service and Loyalty. (Approved by Alpharetta Recreation Commission - February 14, 2013)


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Sign up for our monthly e-newsletter to stay up-to-date on what's happening at Alpharetta Recreation & Parks!  The newsletter includes information on recreation programs, athletics, and special events, plus updates on all of our park projects.  This is a great way to stay informed about all that's going on in your parks!

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Announcements/ Updates

Heavy rains and Local Flooding may result in temporary closure of portions of the Greenway. To find out today’s status, please call the Parks Services Division at 678-297-6123. During the winter season, some park restrooms and water fountains may be closed to prevent frozen pipes. For information on recreation programs and services, please email

Alpharetta Recreation and Parks Department encourages citizen input. To share your ideas and comments regarding recreation programs and services, email Lisa Cherry at
The Alpharetta Recreation Commission, our citizen advisory board appointed by the Mayor of Alpharetta, meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 7:00pm at Alpharetta City Hall, 2 Park Plaza. These meetings are open to the public. Meeting dates/times are subject to change. Please email  to confirm monthly meeting plans.



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