The Leisure Services Department will strive to provide the citizens of Barrow County safe, accessible, affordable programs and services. With continual dedication of our staff and volunteers, BCLS will promote healthy lifestyles and enrich the quality of life for our community.
Can't get over to the Leisure Services Department in time to get your child signed up for their favorite activity? You can now sign them up by phone! If you need assistance in anyway please feel free to call (770) 307-3024. We now also take credit card payments in the office - Master Card, Visa and Discover. Unfortunately, online registration is currently unavailable for Winter programs.
Current Program Registrations:
Registration for all ages 5-17 are currently being received at the recreation center. The registration deadline will be November 1st. Late registrations may be received based upon availability and a $15 late fee will be applied. Age groups will be divided by 5-6 coed ($70), 7-8 coed ($90), 9-10 boys and girls ($90), 11-12 boys and girls ($90), 13-14 boys and girls ($100) and 15-17 boys and girls ($100). Registration includes game jersey, game shorts and participation insurance. The practice season will start November 11th and Games will begin either December 7th or 14
Current and Up Coming Events:
1st Annual Halloween Spooktacular
The Spooktacular will be located at the Barrow County Recreation Department on Halloween night, October 31st, 175 2nd Street, Winder, Ga 30680! Start Halloween night with tricks, treats and games for the whole family. The event will take place from 4pm to 7pm. Location to begin your fun night will be in the main parking lot at the recreation center. Hayrides will be provided to transport all spooky guest to field 4 for the activities. Admission is free, but tickets will be available for purchase at a minimal cost to participate in games. Come to the recreation center and ask for a Spooktacular flyer to get five free tickets per family. Dress in your best and come ready to have fun! Hayrides, ghoulish games & prizes, haunted adventures, costume contest, bouncy house, arts & crafts, food and music! Moohahahaha!!! Volunteers needed, sponsors needed and guests can contact Sara Call, 770-307-3024, for more information!
Jingle Jog and Santa Sprint
The 1st annual Jingle Jog and Santa Sprint 1-mile fun run will take place at the Barrow County Recreation Department on December 21st. The fun run will begin at 9AM followed by the 5K race at 9:30AM.
Pre-registration entry fee will be $20 for the 5K and $15 for the 1-mile fun run. For families after the first 5K entry and/or fun run entry each additional 5K registration fee is $15 and fun run $10. Day of registration entry fee will be $25 for the 5K and $20 for the fun run. For families day of registration entry fees will be $20 after first 5K entry and $15 after first fun run entry.
All participants will receive a t-shirt and pre-registration is required to guarantee a shirt. You can register online www.barrowga.org or register at the Barrow County Recreation Department. There will be prizes for top three finishers in each age group and for the top three finishers of the fun run. There will be two prizes awarded for best Santa in the fun run and best holiday attire in the 5K.
Scholarships are available through Friends of Barrow County Parks. You can find that form through our Online Forms link. All Scholarship applications are due 2 weeks prior to registration deadlines.
Registration is currently taking place and deadline for registration will be May 13th. Contact us at either the website above, email email@example.com or call us at 678-661-7078.
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Please note that not all activities are listed in here. You may also call the main office at 770-307-3024 to find other activities being offered.
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