Get Involved with Parks & Rec!

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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Boy catching baseball

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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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
Aug
23
Fri
Pigs & Peaches BBQ Festival @ Adams Park
Aug 23 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Aug
24
Sat
Pigs & Peaches BBQ Festival @ Adams Park
Aug 24 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm
Sep
14
Sat
Fall Backyard Campout @ Swift-Cantrell Park
Sep 14 @ 5:00 pm – Sep 15 @ 9:00 am
Fall 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: 10/05/19

Oct
12
Sat
Fall-O-Ween Fest/Outdoor Movie @ Swift-Cantrell Park
Oct 12 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Nov
8
Fri
Holiday Gift Shop @ Carrie House
Nov 8 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm