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Parks, Recreation & Leisure Services:

The Parks, Recreation & Leisure Services Department provides recreational programming to all citizens in the county including all municipalities. This department manages the 66 acre Victor Lord Park that includes a multi-use facility consisting of a gym, stage, two stage rooms, seven meeting rooms, four offices, and a concession stand/kitchenette; several baseball/softball fields of various sizes, one lighted multi-use soccer complex, six lighted tennis courts, three concession stands, three playgrounds, three pavilions, and an outdoor walking trail. This department organizes numerous youth activities including spring and fall baseball, fall and spring fastpitch softball, tackle football, flag football, track and field, basketball, a spring Daddy-Daughter dance, Jingle Jog 5K & Fun Run, and other community events. In addition, adult flag football and softball are also offered. The department also offers other leisure programs such as fitness classes, tennis, karate, soccer, and cheerleading through private contractors and associations.

Victor Lord Park
82 Maynard Street
Winder, GA 30680

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

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

Dan Magee
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 2017 Budget: $687,931