Parks and Recreation Department
Organized recreation plays a significant role in making Stephens County a more desirable place to live and work. The Stephens County Parks and Recreation Department is dedicated to providing a quality park system and leisure activities for all residents of the county.
The men and women of the parks and recreation department work hard to provide opportunities for local children, youth, adults and visitors to improve their physical and mental well-being through programs and services that enhance quality of life. The department also promotes educational and emotional growth to improve the social, cultural and moral well-being of families and the communities it serves.
The ongoing goal of the department is to provide safe, clean and functional parks and recreation facilities, and to assist in the planning and development of new and improved facilities to meet the continued growth within the county.
Youth Activities include basketball, football, cheerleading, T-ball, prep ball, tennis, art, dance, gymnastics, summer camps and disc golf, swim lessons, and baby-sitting training.
Adult Activities provided include basketball, softball, disc golf, aerobics, tennis, excercise pool, senior exercise, walking and art, swim lessons, CPR classses, line dancing and shag lessons.
The department also offers and manages a number of special events including the the annual Easter egg hunt, an antique and classic car cruise-in and entertainment at the Havest Festival, the annual WNEG Home and Garden Show, softball and basketball tournaments, disc golf tournaments, and DriveSafe defensive driving class, Senior Expo, Roselane Fireworks and the Little League Challenger Program.
The recreation department is headquartered at the 88-acre Roselane Recreaton Complex which features:
Stephens County Senior Center
14,000-plus square-foot activity center that includes two gyms, aerobics/dance room, gymnastics area, two meeting rooms that will hold up to 25 people, concession stand and restroom facilities
Four youth softball/baseball fields with concession stand and restrooms
Three adult softball fields with concession stand and restrooms
One football field with concession stand and restrooms
One certified Baseball Field with concessions and bathrooms
A 24-hole disc golf course
Three tennis courts
A 60x40 foot indoor heated exercise therapy pool
4 Horseshoe Pits
Dual Playground - Ages 2-5 & 6-12
Walking track and stretching station
Richard Adams, Recreation Director
Cheryl Stinnet, Director of Programs
Todd Mayfield, Director of Athletics
Sherman Lacy, Wayne Helm and Kendall Peeples, Maintenance Crew
P.O. Box 159
Toccoa, GA 30577
Phone 706-886-5101 Fax 706-282-1397
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