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The City of Roswell is Committed To:

  • Offering a variety of planned physical activities for persons of all ages and abilities.
  • Giving all park and facility users access to healthy food and beverage options in our vending machines.
  • Partnering with local and neighboring community members, organizations and businesses to promote healthy habits.
  • Providing healthy programs and events to the Roswell community.
  • Providing summer camps for children in the community that focus on being active, staying healthy and learning about nutrition in a fun and energetic environment.
  • Providing day camps during the summer with healthy activities and snacks ideas.
  • Ensuring all parks are tobacco-free.

Programs / Events / Activities

  • Register ...


    for one of our current programs
  • Rent a bike, raft, canoe, kayak, tube or paddle board ...


    Call Shoot the Hooch at 770-650-1008. Open daily from Memorial Day through Labor Day, from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
  • Explore our Parks and Trail Map

  • Active Georgia


    Active Georgia is an innovative program highlighting community health and personal stories of accomplishments. Join our city team and help us win the Active Georgia Challenge. Your accomplishments earn points that roll up to our City total, so be sure to share what events in Georgia you are participating in.
  • Discover Roswell


    Discover Roswell is our latest health initiative designed to socially connect you with the programs occurring in Roswell where you can track, share with friends, join teams and get rewarded for your accomplishments. Join our community!
  • Park Rx


    The Park RX program is increasing active programming and events for those who play, live and learn in the Roswell Community. The Roswell Recreation, Parks, Historic and Cultural Affairs Department is offering health and wellness providers with a new way to inspire patients to improve their health. Park Rx aims to increase positive changes in behavior and attitudes towards health improvement through the prescription of nature to increase physical activity and nutrition education. Learn more about this program.
  • Zagster Bike Sharing Station


    The City of Roswell is excited to announce a new bike-sharing program at Big Creek Park on Old Alabama Road. The Zagster bike-sharing program allows visitors to the park to use cruiser bikes for local trips on the Big Creek Greenway or anywhere locally, as long as the bike is returned to a Zagster station. Bike trips under three hours are free. After three hours, riders will be charged $3/hour for non-members or $2/hour for members ($20 annual membership). For more information, visit our partner city's site at www.zagster.com/Alpharetta.
  • Hikes Hosted by Atlanta Outdoor Club

    • Leita Thompson Park
      6 miles, 2 hour hike every Tuesday at 10:00 AM in Leita Thompson Park. A beautiful hike that includes three trails: the yellow trail (1.12 miles), blue trail (2 miles), and the red trail (2.25 miles). The red and blue trails offer a .25-mile extension around the lake. This is excellent for the more experienced hikers who want to enjoy nature and stay fit. Sign up for free membership on Atlanta Outdoor Club and register for weekly event.
    • Azalea Drive Riverwalk
      3 miles, 1 hour hike every Thursday night at 8:00 PM. Come join me for a scenic view of the Chattahoochee River and the wetlands. The trail along Roswell's Azalea Drive is flat and asphalt This is a great hike for beginners and people wanting to get back out to the outdoors. Sign up for free membership on Atlanta Outdoor Club and register for weekly event.
  • Walk With Ease Program


    Made possible through an NRPA grant, this FREE program helps participants improve their health while also getting active and social within their community. Learn more!
  • Free Fitness in the Park


    Join us for our free group exercise classes with Fitness in the Park! All classes are weather-permitting and open to the public. Please check the City of Roswell's Facebook page or the Weather Hotline for any cancellations due to weather.

    Spring 2017 Schedule – Free Fitness in the Park
    All classes 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
    Date Activity Location
    June 24, 2017 Yoga Cancelled due to weather.
    July 8, 2017 Yoga Historic Roswell Town Square
    July 15, 2017 Pilates Historic Roswell Town Square
    July 22, 2017 Yoga Historic Roswell Town Square
    July 29, 2017 Yoga Historic Roswell Town Square
    August 5, 2017 Pilates Historic Roswell Town Square
    August 12, 2017 Yoga Historic Roswell Town Square
    August 19, 2017 Zumba Bulloch Hall
    August 26, 2017 Yoga Historic Roswell Town Square
    August 26, 2017 Zumba Riverside Park
  • Super Kids Summer Camps


    It's never too early to start thinking about the summer, here are some great new camps we are offering that are new and exciting. These camps will teach kids about healthy living. Learn more about healthy living choices by downloading these Healthy Tips by Strong4Life from Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.
    • Super Kids: Food, Fun/Fitness


      Whole Kids Foundation Educational Farm
      1180 Upper Hembree Road, Roswell, GA 30076

      $166, Residents    $249, Non-Residents
      This interactive camp in partnership with the Whole Kids Foundation Educational Farm teaches the campers about healthy living. Campers will work in the foundations farm and make part of their lunches with the healthy harvested vegetables each day. Lunch and snack is provided daily and a nutritionist will work with the campers to prepare their food and to learn about healthy eating. Campers will participate in farming, food preparation, Yoga, arts & crafts and fitness fun classes. Don't miss out on this interactive, educational and fun Camp!
      For more information call 770-817-6670.
      Monday-Friday, Ages 7-11 (age is on 9/1/2017)

      Dates Time Program Number
      June 12-16, 2017 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM 41205-03
      June 26-30, 2017 41205-05
      July 10-14, 2017 41205-07
    • Super Kids on the Go: Food, Fun/Fitness


      Bill Johnson Community Activity Building
      $212, Residents    $318, Non-Residents
      This interactive camp in partnership with Sprouts Farmers Market teaches the campers about healthy living. Campers will participate in farming, arts & crafts, Yoga, tree climbing, fitness fun classes, balance skills using land equipment and a paddle board. The campers will visit the Chattahoochee Nature Center gardens. Campers learn hands on what it takes to bring vegetables to the table. The campers will go to Art Center West for tree climbing and pottery, and Sprouts Farmers Market for a fun event. Lunch and snack is provided daily and a healthy living Chef will work with the campers to prepare their food and to learn about healthy eating. Don’t miss out on this interactive, educational and fun Camp!
      For more information call 770-817-6670.
      Monday-Friday, Ages 7-11 (age is on 9/1/2017)

      Dates Time Program Number
      July 17-21, 2017 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM 41205-08
      July 24-28, 2017 41205-09

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