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Our Mission

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.

Our Programs

In addition to natural areas, walking trails, bicycle paths, athletic facilities, playgrounds and open spaces, Kennesaw’s Parks & Recreation Department offers Youth & Adult recreation programs, including summer camp, art, athletics, fitness, and general interest programs.

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Parks & Facilities

Kennesaw’s parks include natural areas, walking trails, bicycle paths, athletic facilities, playgrounds and open space. All Parks →

Boy catching baseball

Our Programs

Parks & Recreation offers diverse programs for youth, teens, and adults, including art, athletics, fitness, and general interest programs. All Programs →
Kids at Splash Park

Summer Camp

Parks & Recreation offers week-long summer day camps, action-packed sports camps and unique specialty camps. Come join the fun! Register →

Online Activity Registration

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There’s always something special happening in Kennesaw! From seasonal celebrations and street festivals to movies in the park, outdoor concerts, and community events; our vibrant city is alive with music, laughter, food and fun.

All Parks & Rec Events
Oct
16
Sat
Truck-Or-Treat
Oct 16 @ 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join the City and Kennesaw Parks & Recreation for their 2021 Truck-or-Treat event on October 16 from 3 – 9 PM! Children can get up-close and personal with dozens of larger-than-life trucks, heavy construction and public safety equipment, cool cars and specialty vehicles. Participants can meet vehicle owners and operators while touching, climbing on and interacting with this exhibition of transportation. The event will include a candy trail, costume contests, scavenger hunt, field games and music. The event will end with a showing of the original Ghostbusters (PG) after sundown (between 7:00 and 7:30 PM)!

 

This event is presented by:

 

This event is sponsored by:

 

Oct
22
Fri
Art in the Park – Clay Under the Stars @ Pottery Studio, Ben Robertson Community Center
Oct 22 @ 7:00 pm
Art in the Park - Clay Under the Stars @ Pottery Studio, Ben Robertson Community Center
Join Kennesaw Parks & Recreation for a night out with Art in the Park: Clay Under the Stars on Friday, October 22 at 7 PM.
 
Ceramic’s instructor, Kristen Smith, will lead a fun class where attendees can make a soap or sponge dish to use in their home or to give as a gift. Supplies are included and attendees will have their choice of glaze. No artistic talent is needed. Attendees are invited to bring food and beverages of their choice.
 
The cost of registration for this event is $40. Kennesaw Parks & Recreation encourages those interested to pre-register and pay online at least 48 hours in advance. Registration is available online at https://secure.rec1.com/GA/kennesaw-ga/catalog.
 
Attendees are asked to arrive 10 minutes prior to the start of class. Out of respect for other participants, those who are tardy will not be allowed to participate

 

Oct
23
Sat
Life Rolls On @ Kennesaw Skatepark
Oct 23 @ 9:30 am – 2:30 pm
Life Rolls On @ Kennesaw Skatepark

The City of Kennesaw is partnering with the Life Rolls On Foundation (LRO), Atlanta Chapter, to sponsor an Inclusive Wheelchair Motocross (WCMX) Clinic “They Will Skate Again” for athletes of ALL abilities and ages. The event will return to Swift-Cantrell Park, 3140 Old 41 Hwy NW, on Saturday, October 23 from 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM. 

 

Bring a helmet, knee and elbow pads, and of course, your fastest wheels. Register today at liferollson.org/atlanta.

Kennesaw Parks & Recreation will serve breakfast snacks, lunch and water throughout the day for registered athletes and volunteers

Nov
11
Thu
Veterans Day Luncheon @ Ben Robertson Community Center
Nov 11 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

This event is presented by: 

In sponsorship with:

 

Nov
30
Tue
Winter Kickoff @ Ben Robertson Community Center
Nov 30 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm