Parks and Recreation
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, youth soccer, t-ball, prep ball, tennis, volleyball, art, dance, gymnastics, summer camps and disc golf, swim lessons, youth wrestling and babysitting training.
Adult Activities provided include basketball, softball, disc golf, water aerobics, water dance, tennis, excercise pool, senior exercise, walking and art, swim lessons and CPR classses.
The SCentral Dog Park is located next toRoselane Ballfields and features one lot for dogs that weigh 26 pounds or less and one for dogs that weigh more than 26 pounds.
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 Toccoa Havest Festival, the annual WNEG Home and Garden Show, Softball, Basketball and Football Tournaments, Disc Golf Tournaments, WNEG Radio Senior Expo, Roselane Fireworks and more.
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
- SCentral Bark Dog Park