Parks & Recreation

Mission Statement

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.

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EVENTS

Full Calendar

Sep
9
Sat
Outdoor Movie – Zootopia @ Swift-Cantrell Park
Sep 9 @ 6:00 pm

It doesn’t get much better than FREE, family-friendly movies in the park! Walt Disney Pictures’ Zootopia (rated PG) will be projected onto a giant inflatable screen after sundown.

Arrive at 6 p.m. for pre-movie 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.

Cancellations may occur due to weather conditions. Visit www.kennesawparksandrec.com for updates.

Additional movies in the City of Kennesaw’s 2017 Outdoor Movie Series include Finding Dory (rated PG) on Saturday, May 13; and The Secret Life of Pets (rated PG) on Saturday, June 3.

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Sep
23
Sat
Backyard Campout @ Swift-Cantrell Park
Sep 23 @ 5:00 pm – Sep 24 @ 9:00 am

Enjoy camping under the night sky, along with backyard games, field activities, discovery stations and campfire entertainment featuring professional storytelling, stargazing and s’mores. The registration fee is $20 for a 10′ x 10′ camp site. Advance registration is required. Participants will need to bring their own tent. Only one tent is allowed per camp site. Dinner and breakfast will be provided. Click here for more information.

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Sep
30
Sat
Great Locomotive Chase 5K @ Downtown Kennesaw
Sep 30 @ 8:00 am

Register online at www.active.com, or in person at Big Peach Running Co. – Kennesaw. Race day registration opens at 6:30 a.m.; the 5K race begins at 8 a.m.

Oct
28
Sat
Garden Gallop 5K @ Downtown Kennesaw
Oct 28 @ 8:00 am

Register online at www.active.com, or in person at Big Peach Running Co. – Kennesaw. Race day registration opens at 6:30 a.m.; the 5K race begins at 8 a.m.