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Parks, Recreation & Leisure Services:

The Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Services Department provides County-wide recreational programming and services to all residents. Equal access and convenience is ensured by providing programs and services in the geographic center of the County. This department manages the Senior Citizens Center and the 66 acre Victor Lord Park that includes a multi-use recreation center consisting of a gymnasium, stage, two stage rooms, seven meeting rooms, four offices, and a concession stand/kitchenette.

The Department also manages several athletic facilities including ten baseball/softball fields of various sizes, one lighted multi-use soccer complex, six lighted tennis courts, four concession stands, two playgrounds, three pavilions, and an outdoor walking trail. This department organizes numerous youth activities including spring & fall baseball, fall & spring fastpitch, tackle football, cross country, track & field, basketball, volleyball, an annual Daddy-Daughter dance, and other community and school system events. In addition, adult softball leagues are also offered. The department also offers other leisure programs such as fitness classes, tennis, karate, soccer, and cheerleading through private contractors and associations, and rents various facilities for public use.

Location:
Victor Lord Park
82 Maynard Street
Winder, GA 30680

Barrow County Leisure Services Center
175 2nd Street
Winder, GA 30680

Hours:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday - Friday

Contact:
Dan Magee
Director
770-307-3024 ext. 6

Penny Skinner
Administrative Assistant/Facility Rentals
770-307-3024 ext. 2

Megan Myers
Athletics Supervisor/Baseball, Softball, Adult Softball, Special Events
770-307-3024 ext. 3

Christopher Adkins
Athletics Supervisor/Cross Country, Football, Track & Field, Special Events
770-307-3024 ext. 1

Andy Wright
Park Maintenance Supervisor
770-307-3024 ext. 5

Department Stats:
Full-Time Employees: 8
Part-Time Employees: 15
FY 2018 Budget: $879,115