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The City of Roswell will reopen City Hall (38 Hill Street) and their facility at 1810 Hembree Road on Monday, June 15, 2020. Both facilities will resume normal business hours and will be open for walk-in appointments, Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please visit www.roswellgov.com/coronavirus for details and for information regarding the City of Roswell coronavirus response.

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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

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    for one of our current programs
  • Rent a canoe, kayak, raft, tube, paddleboard, or bicycle ...


    Nantahala Outdoor Center offers high-quality craft and equipment rentals for any number of river adventures including tubing, rafting, kayaking, canoeing, biking, and stand up paddleboarding. Whether you are looking for a relaxing float, an intense workout, or just to explore, this is the perfect spot to enjoy the beauty and serenity of the Chattahoochee River.
    Nantahala Outdoor Center (203 Azalea Drive):
    • Rentals: Canoes, Kayaks, Rafts, Tubes, Paddleboards, and Bicycles
    • Concessions
    • Shuttle Service
    Memorial Day Weekend - Labor Day
    9:00 AM - 6:00 PM (Last hourly rental is 6:00 PM)

    Reservations are suggested, but walk-ins are welcome. For more information, visit www.noc.com/roswell or call 770-999-0625.
  • Explore our Parks and Trail Map

  • 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.
  • 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 pond. 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.

    Free Fitness in the Park 2020 Schedule
    All classes 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
    Date Activity Location
    July 11, 2020 Zumba Town Square
    July 18, 2020 Yoga Town Square
    July 25, 2020 Pilates Riverside
    August 1, 2020 Zumba Town Square
    August 8, 2020 Zumba Town Square
    August 15, 2020 Zumba Town Square
    August 22, 2020 Zumba Town Square
    August 29, 2020 Pilates Riverside
    September 12, 2020 Yoga Town Square
    September 19, 2020 Pilates Riverside
    October 10, 2020 Yoga Riverside
    October 24, 2020 Yoga Town Square

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