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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.

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Our Programs

Parks & Recreation offers diverse programs for youth, teens, and adults, including art, athletics, fitness, and general interest programs.

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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!

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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
Fri
Art in the Park – Clay Under the Stars @ Pottery Studio, Ben Robertson Community Center
Oct 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Interested in a fun night out with friends?  A date night? Mother – daughter bonding? Family night? Ceramic’s instructor Kristen Smith will be leading a fun and safe social distanced class where you can make a bowl to use in your home or give as a gift for the holidays. Supplies are included and you will get your choice of what glaze to put on it! Feel free to bring food and beverages of your choice. No artistic talent is needed. Alcohol is permitted, there will be a KPD officer on site. Register and pay online at least 48 hrs in advance, arrive for check-in 10 minutes prior to start of class, out of respect for other participants, those who are tardy will not be allowed to participate. Masks are encouraged.

 

Oct
17
Sat
Fall-O-Ween Fest @ Swift-Cantrell Park
Oct 17 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Fall-O-Ween Fest
Sat, Oct 17 | 5 – 9pm

Kennesaw Parks & Recreation beckons area ghouls, ninjas, superheroes and princesses to “Spook-Central Park” for its annual Fall-O-Ween Fest—an evening of FREE carnival games, trick or treating, children’s amusements and costumed family-fun. Come dressed in your best Halloween digs and showcase your cool moves during a Monster Mash Dance Party. Judges will award prizes every half-hour to their favorite costumed participants. Fall-O-Ween Fest activities will be scheduled from 5 to 7:30pm. Visit www.kennesawparksandrec.com for updates.

Presented by WellSTAR Health Systems

 

 

 

 

Nov
11
Wed
Veterans Day Luncheon @ Ben Robertson Community Center
Nov 11 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Nov
13
Fri
Holiday Gift Shop @ Historic Train Depot at Depot Park
Nov 13 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Holiday Gift Shop @ Historic Train Depot at Depot Park

The Ceramics Department at Kennesaw Parks & Recreation presents the Annual Holiday Gift Shop – moved to the historic train Depot in Downtown Kennesaw. Our students and instructors will fill the historic train Depot with handmade works of art, functional pottery, jewelry, fiber crafts, paintings, handmade soaps, and so much more!

Nov
14
Sat
Holiday Gift Shop @ Historic Train Depot at Depot Park
Nov 14 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Holiday Gift Shop @ Historic Train Depot at Depot Park

The Ceramics Department at Kennesaw Parks & Recreation presents the Annual Holiday Gift Shop – moved to the historic train Depot in Downtown Kennesaw. Our students and instructors will fill the historic train Depot with handmade works of art, functional pottery, jewelry, fiber crafts, paintings, handmade soaps, and so much more!