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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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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
Mar
7
Sat
Touch-A-Truck @ Adams Park
Mar 7 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Touch-A-Truck @ Adams Park

Imagine a playground that allows families to get up-close and personal with big trucks, heavy construction and public safety equipment, cool cars and specialty vehicles… that’s Touch-A-Truck! Have a blast watching your kids touch levers, flip switches, and shift gears that make their favorite vehicles whir and rumble at this one-day-only “museum” of local transportation. Admission is FREE. Food and beverages will be available for purchase.

Touch-A-Truck is an exciting and educational annual community event hosted by the City of Kennesaw’s Parks & Recreation, Public Works and Police Departments. If you or your company has a unique vehicle that you’d like to bring out, please contact our office at 770-422-9714.

Mar
28
Sat
Bunny Breakfast @ Ben Robertson Community Center
Mar 28 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Bunny Breakfast @ Ben Robertson Community Center

Treat your family to a buffet including hot and ready pancakes, scrambled eggs and sausage as well as a medley of fresh fruit and delicious breakfast sweets. Everyone’s favorite cottontail will be making his way from table to table to say hello to all the boys and girls. Be sure to bring your camera to capture all the memories.

Seatings are available from 8:00 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. or 10:00 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Tickets are only $6 per person and can be purchased at the links below or at the Ben Robertson Community Center, 2753 Watts Drive. Advance purchase is required. Tickets are non-refundable after April 13.

 

Apr
28
Tue
Summer Camp Expo @ Ben Robertson Community Center
Apr 28 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
May
2
Sat
Outdoor Movie Series @ Swift-Cantrell Park
May 2 @ 6:00 pm

It doesn’t get much better than FREE, family-friendly movies in the park! Marvel Studios and Walt Disney Pictures’ Captain Marvel (rated PG-13) 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. Check Kennesaw Parks & Rec social media pages for updates.

 

ADMISSION: Free

LOCATION:
Swift-Cantrell Park
3140 Old 41 Hwy NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144

 

May
16
Sat
Summer Backyard Campout @ Swift-Cantrell Park
May 16 @ 5:00 pm – May 17 @ 9:00 am
Summer Backyard Campout @ 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.

The registration fee is $25 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.

Rain Date: 10/3/2020