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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.

    Fall 2017 Schedule – Free Fitness in the Park
    All classes 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
    Date Activity Location
    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
    September 2, 2017 Yoga Historic Roswell Town Square
    September 9, 2017 Yoga Historic Roswell Town Square
    September 16, 2017 Pilates Riverside Park
    September 23, 2017 Yoga Historic Roswell Town Square
    September 30, 2017 Zumba Historic Roswell Town Square
    October 7, 2017 Zumba Historic Roswell Town Square
    October 21, 2017 Zumba Historic Roswell Town Square
    October 28, 2017 Yoga Historic Roswell Town Square

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