Acworth Parks and Recreation

4361 Cherokee Street | Acworth, GA 30101 | Office: 770-917-1234 | Fax: 470-648-0599
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. and Saturday 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 


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ACWORTHY HAPPENINGS


CAUBLE PARK AND LOGAN FARM PARK RECEIVE BEST OF COBB 2021 NOMINATIONS
Cobb Life Magazine's Best of Cobb 2021 nominations are in, and we are pleased to announce that the City of Acworth's Cauble Park and Logan Farm Park received nominations. Cauble Park on Lake Acworth is nominated for Best Park, and Logan Farm Park is nominated for both Best Park and Best Place to Take a Tourist. In addition to these recognitions, many Acworth businesses, events, and local attractions are up for awards. To see the full list of nominees and vote for your favorites click here!

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ARBOR DAY POSTER CONTEST

Arbor Day 4.25 x 5.5Join Acworth as we celebrate our trees! This year, we invite our entire community to participate in our annual Arbor Day Poster Contest! Artists of all ages and experience are welcome! This year's theme is "Bring Your Favorite Tree to Life!"

Submissions are due to the Acworth Community Center by February 5. Winners in each category will be displayed for the month of March and honored at March's Acworth City Council Meeting.

Click here to download your application

Please email Taylor Aubrey at taubrey@acworth.org to participate.

TRIM THE TOWN ART CONTEST WINNERS
Over fifty artists participated in the Acworth Downtown Development Authority's Trim the Town Art Contest. Local families, businesses, and other organizations decorated wooden Christmas ornaments that are now on display on Main Street in historic downtown Acworth. The level of talent was outstanding! Please join us in congratulating the winners.

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Best Overall: T. Watson Bogaard

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Mayor's Choice: The Averill Family

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Most Creative: Cornerstone Prep Academy

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Most Festive: Weese Craton Family

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Santa's Choice: Brookwood Christian School

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Grinch's Choice: Lakepoint Station


HOW THE GRINCH SAVES CHRISTMAS TOY DRIVE

IMG_4480Thank you for the Whos that showed the Grinch what Christmas is all about by donating toys for children in need at the How the Grinch Saves Christmas event on December 12. These donations will support the Acworth Police Department's annual toy drive to spread joy to local elementary school students in need. We are grateful for the community's overwhelming support! The Grinch's heart definitely grew three sizes that day!

Thank you to our hot cocoa sponsors, Northwest Classical Academy! 

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ACTIVE ADULT CHRISTMAS CARAVAN

image4On December 4th, our Acworth team of elves boarded a bus to deliver some holiday cheer to over forty local active adults! This Christmas Caravan safely visited old and new friends that have been confined to their homes due to the pandemic. Songs were sung and gifts were given on this happy day!

Thank you to the Rotary Club of North Cobb for sponsoring the stocking stuffers for this event!

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SANTA'S VIRTUAL ARRIVAL


Although Santa will not make his usual big arrival downtown this year, he knows that Christmas is alive in Acworth. Join Mayor Tommy Allegood and special guests for some holiday traditions in Acworth’s Virtual Santa’s Arrival. The City of Acworth has partnered with their friends at NorthStar Church to capture the Christmas spirit in this holiday video.


DOYAL HILL PARK NOW OPEN

IMG_4270Doyal Hill Park is now open! Located adjacent to the Rosenwald School and Acworth Community Center, this park serves as an outdoor interpretive history area featuring public art honoring Acworth's rich African American History. The park contains a sculpture by Ron Huffman, interpretative historical signage, and a plaza. 


COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS PART 3: MINORITY, WOMEN, AND VETERAN OWNED BUSINESS SEMINAR
On November 12, 2020, the City of Acworth partnered with the Acworth Business Association, the Georgia Small Business Development Center, and Earnest Davis with E3 consulting to host part three in a community conversation series, a Minority, Women, and Veteran Owned Business Seminar. This program was designed to help businesses understand certifications, national organizations, the benefits, and how to market to an audience that is looking to purchase goods and services from them.

To view a recording and find further resources from this presentation, please click here


VETERANS DAY CELEBRATION VIDEO


The City of Acworth is honored to recognize those that have not only served their country but have continued to serve their community. The featured speakers in this video celebration include Dr. Richard M. Rosenberger, Dallas Godfrey, and Cpl. Youlanda McIntosh. We are grateful to them for their service and for sharing their stories.