The City of Kennesaw maintains approximately 130 acres of parks, greenspace, public buildings and athletic facilities; and is committed to preserving these spaces so that area residents may enjoy them for many years to come.



Reserve a picnic pavilion for your next social gathering.


Swift-Cantrell Park has three 1,320-square-foot open-air pavilions, each with enough picnic tables to accommodate 60 people.
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Swift-Cantrell Park, 3140 Old 41 Hwy.
Swift-Cantrell Park serves as one of the premier recreation, relaxation and central gathering places for area residents. Park hours of operation are from 7 am to 10 pm. At 42 acres, the City's largest community park features: two age appropriate playgrounds, a dog park, a skate park, three picnic pavilions, two restroom buildings, a one mile perimeter asphalt trail, a half-mile inner-loop ashpalt trail, shade structures, acres of open turf for passive recreation, drinking fountains and restrooms.


Adams Park, 2600 Park Dr.
Adams Park, a 33-acre community park located near the intersection of Watts Drive and US-41/Cobb Parkway, offers a unique blend of active and passive recreation. Amenities include six lighted baseball fields, four lighted softball fields, concession buildings, indoor and outdoor batting cages, two lighted tennis courts, one lighted soccer field, drinking fountains, a half-mile concrete trail, the Ben Robertson Community Center, a Scout Hut building, playground, picnic pavilions and shelters and park bench seating.

Ben Robertson Community Center, 2753 Watts Dr.
The 26,000-square-foot Ben Robertson Community Center features a 3,952-square-foot banquet hall and two 840-square-foot meeting rooms that can be joined to form a large meeting room. There is ample parking, and the entrance features a porte-cochere with interior vestibule to provide shelter for arriving guests. In addition to meeting space, the facility is home to the administrative offices for the City of Kennesaw Parks & Recreation Department, and includes a large gymnastics room, fitness room, craft and painting labs, and three dance studios which are all used for community programs.

The City of Kennesaw provides FREE wireless Internet access (Wi-Fi) at the the following locations: Swift-Cantrell Park, Adams Park, the Ben Robertson Community Center, and near the historic train Depot in downtown Kennesaw.

Special use areas include the Depot play area (in downtown Kennesaw) and Smith-Gilbert Gardens, a 16-acre blend of art, history and horticulture.

An integrated system of greenway trails runs along several creeks, utility easements and publicly owned property just north of downtown Kennesaw. Trail surfaces vary from concrete sidewalks and crushed stone to mulch and bare earth; and are ideal for walking, running and biking. Benches, bridges, benches, dog waste pick-up stations, trash receptacles, and numbered trail markers can be found along the trail.

Contact Information

Kennesaw Parks & Recreation
2753 Watts Dr.
Kennesaw, GA 30144
Phone: (770) 422-9714
Fax: (678) 460-3373

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Doug Taylor, CPRP, CPSI 
Parks & Recreation Director
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Ben Southard
Assistant Director
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David Pies, CPRP
Recreation Division Manager
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Laurel Fleming, CPRP 
Special Events Coordinator
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Kimberly Flores, CPRP 
Fundraising Coordinator
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Lindsey Mullaney, CPRP 
Recreation Programs Coordinator
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Lane Reid, CPRP, CPSI
Operations Manager
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Paul Porter
Parks Supervisor
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Jerry Wiley
Administrative Assistant
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Missy Sebree
Office Assistant
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Upcoming Events

Tue Oct 07, 2014 @ 2:00PM - 07:00PM
Community Blood Drive
Sat Oct 11, 2014 @ 5:00PM -
Fall-O-Ween Fest & Outdoor Movie (The Goonies)
Sat Nov 01, 2014 @ 7:30AM -
Garden Gallop 5K
Tue Nov 11, 2014 @12:00PM - 02:00PM
Veterans Day Luncheon
Sat Dec 06, 2014 @12:00PM -
A Day with Santa

How to View Real-Time Facility Availability

1. Click here to access our Online Registration site.

2. Click the "Facilities" link on the top of your screen.

3. Click the "View Facilities" button.

4. You will be presented with a simple list of facilities and dates to choose from. With a single mouse click, you can search for facilities at a particular location, by specific types of facilities such as "Small Meeting Room" or "Large Meeting Room", by amenities such as “Carpet" or "Catering Kitchen", or by any combination of these. 

5. Click on the month (e.g., May) in the "Reserved Dates" column beside the facility that you are interested in checking availability. A month calendar view will display. A time block (e.g., 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.) on a specific date indicates the facility is already reserved for that date/time. 

For additional assistance, please call (770) 422-9714 during our regular office hours.