Parks & Recreation
The City of Kennesaw Parks & Recreation Department is committed to providing public parks, facilities and recreation experiences that enrich the quality of life for area residents and visitors through dedicated staff, sound management and community involvement.
- Kennesaw Hosting May Blood Drive - The City of Kennesaw is hosting a community blood drive on Tuesday, May 12 from 2 to 7 p.m. at the Ben Robertson Community Center, 2753 Watts Drive. Most healthy … Continue reading
- Swift-Cantrell Classic 5K Kicks Off Kennesaw Grand Prix Series - The first 5K in the Kennesaw Grand Prix Series, the Swift-Cantrell Classic 5K, held annually on Mother’s Day weekend, will take place on Saturday, May 9 in downtown Kennesaw. The … Continue reading
- Go Camping with Your Kids at Swift-Cantrell Park - Registration is now open for an overnight Backyard Campout event to be held on Saturday, May 16 at Swift-Cantrell Park, 3140 Old 41 Highway in Kennesaw. Enjoy camping under the … Continue reading
- Free Workouts Offered at Swift-Cantrell Park - Kennesaw Parks & Recreation is offering a series of free outdoor workouts at Swift-Cantrell Park in support of its Fit City initiative aimed at promoting healthy lifestyles. Workouts will led … Continue reading
Donating blood saves lives. Visit www.redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code KP&R or call 1-800-RED-CROSS to schedule an appointment. Walk-ins are also welcome.
Kennesaw area families don’t have to travel far to get a real feel for camping. Get away from it all at Swift-Cantrell Park. Enjoy camping under the night sky, along with backyard games, field activities, discovery stations, and campfire entertainment featuring professional storytelling, stargazing, and s’mores.
This event is hosted by Kennesaw Parks & Recreation in support of the National Wildlife Federation’s Be Out There campaign, an annual effort encouraging children and families to experience the outdoors and connect with nature.
Update 4/29/2015: Sorry, this event is SOLD OUT! If you’d like to participate in next year’s Backyard Campout event, registration will open in March 2016.
It doesn’t get much better than FREE, family-friendly movies in the park! Disney’s Big Hero 6 (rated PG) will be projected onto a giant inflatable screen after sundown. Arrive early for entertainment, giveaways and outdoor fun. For your comfort, bring a blanket or low-back chairs. Pop-up tents, canopies or beach umbrellas that can obstruct the view of others are not permitted. Concessions will be available for purchase. Cancellation may occur due to weather conditions.