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

The City of Kennesaw will honor the service of military members past and present with a complimentary lunch on Wednesday, November 11 at Noon at the Ben Robertson Community Center, located at 2753 Watts Drive.

Kennesaw Parks & Rec asks that each person planning to attend register. There are no fees involved. Attendees are asked to keep their receipt (either print receipt or show email confirmation). Upon arrival, guests will show their receipt for check-in and will be directed to their designated spot.

To register for in-person lunch, please register at secure.rec1.com/GA/kennesaw-ga/catalog?filter=c2VhcmNoPTEyNjY1NTc

To register for curbside lunch, please register at secure.rec1.com/GA/kennesaw-ga/catalog?filter=c2VhcmNoPTEyNjk4MzQ

North Cobb American Legion Post 304 is partnering with Kennesaw city officials and Parks and Recreation staff to host the lunch. Additional sponsors include Pine Ridge Winkenhofer Funeral Home, Crane Elder Law Firm, Subaru of Kennesaw, North Cobb Rotary Club and Lewis House at Kennesaw.

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!

Nov
15
Sun
Holiday Gift Shop @ Historic Train Depot at Depot Park
Nov 15 @ 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
20
Fri
Holiday Gift Shop @ Historic Train Depot at Depot Park
Nov 20 @ 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!