Archive for the ‘Parks & Recreation’ Category

2013 National Kids to Parks Day

Tweet It’s a great day to play in the park. Children in Sandy Springs can take part in a grassroots movement to reclaim America’s parks through play on Saturday, May 18, 2013, during the second National Park Trust’s (NPT) National Kids to Parks Day. Sandy Springs and other cities across the nation are committing to […]

Fourth of July Events Around Atlanta

Tweet Still haven’t figured out what you’re doing to celebrate the Fourth of July? If you’re wanting a fireworks show to celebrate Independence Day, here are some of the options in metro Atlanta. Legendary 4th at Lenox Square Mall Atlanta’s Lenox Square is home to the Southeast’s largest celebration, attracting more than 200,000 people annually. […]

National Kids to Parks Day

Tweet It’s a great day to play in the park. Children in Sandy Springs can take part in a grassroots movement to reclaim America’s parks through play on Saturday, May 19, 2012, during the second National Park Trust’s (NPT) National Kids to Parks Day. Mayor Eva Galambos will proclaim National Kids to Parks Day in […]

Annual Sandy Springs Egg Hunt

Tweet On March 31, 2012, the City of Sandy Springs will need the help of children to locate eggs during the Annual Sandy Springs Egg Hunt. Children participating in the event will also have the opportunity to explore a fire truck and have their faces painted. What you need to know: Date: March 31, 2012 […]

Sandy Springs Celebrates Arbor Day

Tweet Join the City of Sandy Springs and Trees Sandy Springs as we celebrate a special Arbor Day tree planting. Trees come in many shapes, sizes and colors, all with unique qualities, traits and histories held within their bark.  Activities will take place at the corner of Sandy Springs Circle and Cliftwood Drive on Friday, […]

Friends of Sandy Springs Awarded the Sticks for Kids Excellence Award

Tweet The Golf Course Builders Association of America (GCBAA) Foundation and National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) are proud to announce the recipient of the inaugural Sticks for Kids Excellence Award: Friends of Sandy Springs Foundation in Sandy Springs, Ga. The award is meant to honor an outstanding junior golf program that has utilized its […]

Call for Entries for the Sandy Springs Playable Art Park

Tweet By the Fall of 2012, Abernathy Road will have a completely different look. The Sandy Springs Conservancy and Art Sandy Springs have joined forces to create the Playable Art Park at Abernathy Greenway. These are two different components: the Abernathy Greenway and the Playable Art Park. First, the Abernathy Greenway is going to be […]

New Gymnastics Duo Coming to Sandy Springs

Tweet Within five years, the Sandy Springs gymnastics program has grown by leaps and bounds from just 100 participants to in excess of 1,200 and now the coaching staff will see expansion too. The Sandy Springs gymnastics community welcomes husband and wife coaching team Gennadiy (“Coach G”) and Ina Korshunov. The pair joins the existing […]

Registration for Summer Camps Begins Today!

Tweet Online registration for the Recreation and Parks Department’s summer camps and classes begins today, March 14, 2011. There are summer fun opportunities for all ages: preschool, youth and teens. Some of the camps offered include: Day Camp, Sports Camp, Introduction to Tennis, Soccer, Gymnastics, Preschool Gymnastics, Mighty Mites, 31 Stories Discover Me, Creative Theatre […]

Sandy Springs Commemorates Arbor Day by Planting Trees

Tweet Arbor Day is probably a holiday that passes you by without you even realizing it. In fact, the holiday falls on the third Friday in February every year. For those of you who didn’t even realize February 18th was Arbor Day, you can rest easy because the City of Sandy Springs celebrated for you […]