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Four New Parks Now Open PDF Print E-mail
Written by Kristin Morrissey   
Sunday, 29 July 2012 13:17

If you haven't yet, do get out and enjoy one or all of the 4 new parks in South Forsyth.

See the facebook pages for each individual page for pictures and the latest information.

Caney Creek Preserve, Chattahoochee Pointe, Haw Creek Park, and Old Atlanta Park and Recreation Center.

If you have visited these parks and enjoyed them spread the word.

Let the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners know.

Thank the This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for their efforts in planning, designing, opening and maintaining the parks.

Last Updated on Monday, 30 July 2012 20:16
 
One New Park Open - Three more to go this week! PDF Print E-mail
Written by Kristin Morrissey   
Sunday, 03 June 2012 21:16

Caney Creek Preserve opened this past Friday to rave reviews! 

Three more parks open up later this week with Ribbon Cuttings scheduled at the following times/places:

Thursday, at 10 a.m. Haw Creek Park

Thursday, at 2 p.m. Chattachoohee Pointe

Friday, at 2 p.m. Old Atlanta Park

All four parks were purchased with funds from the Park and Recreation Green Space Bond. Design and construction were financed via SPLOST revenues and impact fees.

 

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Last Updated on Monday, 30 July 2012 20:16
 
Updated Park Map and Park Details Now Available PDF Print E-mail
Written by Kristin Morrissey   
Sunday, 06 May 2012 02:23

It's a little small, but you can get the big picture of all the new and existing parks in Forysth County.

Several new parks opening this summer are now shown along with their official names and a few details.

Check out the four new parks opening this summer by matching up their numbers to the new map. 

UPDATED FORSYTH COUNTY PARK MAP

3. CANEY CREEK PRESERVE – 2755 Caney Road, Cumming - 63 acres. Natural amphitheater, walking trails, pavilion, 2 dog parks and playground.

6. CHATTAHOOCHEE POINTE – 5790 Chattahoochee Pointe Drive, Suwanee –100 acres.  Walking trails, pavilions, playground.  Disc Golf is planned for some point in the future. Stay tuned...
 
11. HAW CREEK PARK – 2205 Echols Road, Cumming – 85 acres. Walking trails, mountain bike trails, playground.
 
14. OLD ATLANTA PARK - 810 Nichols Rd., Cumming - 39 acres. Recreation center (now open) with 2 gymnasiums, community room, activity classroom, dance studio, fitness studio, cardio/weight room and indoor walking track. Spray pad, walking trails, pavilions and playgrounds opening summer 2012.
Last Updated on Monday, 30 July 2012 20:16
 
Boulderdash 5K a Great Success! PDF Print E-mail
Written by Kristin Morrissey   
Wednesday, 02 May 2012 21:40

This weekend well over a thousand people came to the Lafarge Quarry to enjoy a beautiful day, go for a run and support the Forsyth County Parks Foundation's work on the Envision a Fit Forsyth Program.  The Boulderdash event was very well organized by the Cumming Forsyth Chamber of Commerce.

Adults and kids alike turned out to run or walk their 1st or 50th 5k.  Thanks so much for all your support and special thanks to some of the top sponsors: Healthcare Association of Forysth County, Lafarge and Northside Hospital!

For complete details of the event see the Forsyth County News article "Crowd Flocks to Quarry Event".

SUNRISE AT LAFARGE....

Lafarge at Sunrise

Last Updated on Monday, 30 July 2012 20:16
 
New County Park Playgrounds PDF Print E-mail
Written by Kristin Morrissey   
Sunday, 26 February 2012 21:16

It won't be long!  These four new parks are on target to open this summer.   Playground Plans are now available for viewing.  See Below.

Caney Creek Preserve (located on Caney Rd)

 

Old Atlanta Park (across from Lambert High)

Last Updated on Tuesday, 31 July 2012 00:15
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