Acworth Parks, Recreation, and Community Resource Department


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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Mission Statement
Provide quality services through exceptional people.

Vision Statement

To create extraordinary experiences.


1Kim has served as Director of Acworth Parks, Recreation, and Community Resource Department since August 2021, previously serving as the Assistant Director over Recreation as well as the Director of the Acworth Tourism Bureau Authority. Kim graduated from Western Carolina University with a Bachelor's Degree in Sport Management and a minor in Marketing. She is a Certified Parks and Recreation Professional and a graduate of GRPA Leadership program.  Kim and her family reside in downtown Acworth and in her spare time she enjoys traveling, exploring new parks, and  volunteering with Special Olympics.  She has over 20 years of recreation experience and is extremely honored to work and play in the community where she lives.  She looks forward to offering the highest quality of parks and recreation services to the Acworth community.

Kim Watt
Director, Parks, Recreation and Community Resource Department
kwatt@acworth.org
770-917-1234
 

2Neely has served our department since February 2018 starting out as the Community Centers Director. Prior to Acworth, Neely served many roles over an 18-year career with Cherokee Recreation and Parks Agency, most recently as the Recreation Division Director. Neely graduated from Shorter College with a Bachelor's Degree in Recreation Management. She is an active member of the Georgia Recreation and Park Association serving both on state committees and within her local district. In her spare time, she enjoys coaching Special Olympics Track and Field, watching her daughter play lacrosse, watching the Falcons, and working out.

Ask Me Questions Regarding
Acworth Community Center, Conferences, and Facility Programming

Neely Motiejunas
Assistant Director, Parks, Recreation and Community Resource Department
nmotiejunas@acworth.org
770-917-1234


3Nick graduated from Truett McConnell College with a Bachelor's Degree in Sport Management. In his free time he enjoys spending time outdoors, hanging out with friends, going to concerts, and playing all kinds of sports. He currently resides in Dallas.

Ask Me Questions Regarding
Parks Maintenance, Dallas Beach, Proctor Beach, Cauble Beach, Great Lake Clean Up, and Acworth Lake Authority 

Nick Fryman
Assistant Director, Parks, Recreation and Community Resource Department
nfryman@acworth.org
770-917-1234

4Lauren graduated from Winona State University with a Bachelor's Degree in Therapeutic Recreation and Recreation and Leisure Studies. She is a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist and a Certified Parks and Recreation Professional. In her leisure time, she enjoys taking barre classes, playing with her dogs, and traveling.

Ask Me Questions Regarding
Special Needs Programs and Senior Citizen Programs.

Lauren Ham
Special Populations Coordinator
lham@acworth.org
770-917-1234

5Jordon graduated from California State University, Northridge with a Bachelor's Degree in Kinesiology - Applied Fitness and Active Lifestyle Development and a Master's degree in Recreational Sport Management. Originally from Southern California, she moved to Georgia in 2016. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends, and exploring all Northeast Georgia has to offer. She currently resides in Kennesaw with her husband, daughter, and their two cats and two dogs.

Ask Me Questions Regarding
Acworth Achievers, Expanding Horizons,  Acworth Young Aldermen, Daddy Daughter Dance, Mother Son Camp Out, and Summer Day Camps

Jordon Gonzalez
Youth Programming Coordinator
jgonzalez@acworth.org
770-917-1234

6Taylor graduated from Cardiff School of Art and Design with a Bachelor's Degree in Fine Art concentrated in Painting. She resides in Acworth with her family and enjoys painting, quilting, and gardening in her spare time.

Ask Me Questions Regarding
Special Event Permits, Website, Social Media, and Events, including Acworth Egg Hunt, Halloween JamBOOree, Acworth Turkey Chase, and Santa's Arrival.

Taylor Aubrey
Events and Communications Coordinator
770-917-1234

11Eddie graduated from Florida State University in 2012 with a Bachelor's degree in Sport Management, and in 2014 with a Master's degree in Sports Administration. Eddie is originally from Jupiter, Florida. In his spare time he likes to spend time with family and friends, play with his Rottweiler/Black Lab mix, and enjoys participating in and watching sports.

Ask Me Questions Regarding
Youth Volleyball Camp, Youth Basketball Camp, Youth Soccer Camp, Youth Speed and Agility Camp, Youth Football Camp, Youth Baseball Camp, Preschool Sports Camp, Youth Basketball, Youth Volleyball, Adult Flag Football, Adult Basketball (Men/Women), Adult Pickleball, and Athletic Tournaments. 

Eddie Lacher
Athletics Coordinator 
770-917-1234

7Daulton graduated from Kennesaw State University with a Bachelor's Degree in Sport Management in 2018. He was born and raised here in Acworth. He enjoys any sport, the outdoors, and traveling with his wife. 

Ask Me Questions Regarding
Athletic opportunities, camps, Horizon League, and active adult programs

Daulton Hill
Assistant Recreation Coordinator
770-917-1234

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John attended Georgia Highlands College with a focus on Business Management. He grew up in the Dallas/Acworth area participating in the Acworth sports programs through his youth. In his free time, John enjoys going to and watching the Atlanta Braves and UGA play. He loves spending time with friends and family and traveling with his wife. 

Ask Me Questions Regarding

Parks Maintenance, Dallas Landing Park, Proctor Landing Park, Cauble Park, and the Great Lake Clean Up

John Greeson
Parks Operations Manager 
jgreeson@acworth.org
770-917-1234

9Clem attended Manatee Junior College and Florida State University. He was then drafted to play baseball professionally for the Cincinnati Reds. Clem relocated to Georgia in 2011 and now works with us full time. He was named the 2014 GRPA, District 5 Outstanding Facility and Grounds Maintenance Staff Member of the Year. He now resides in Acworth with his wife and enjoys spending time with their blended family of 6 children.

Ask Me Questions Regarding
Building and Facility Maintenance

Clem Freeman
Facilities Operations Manager  
cfreeman@acworth.org
770-917-1234

10Kirby graduated from Truett-McConnell College with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Sports Management. He currently resides in Acworth with his family.

Ask Me Questions Regarding
Acworth Sports Complex and Downtown Landscaping 

Kirby Alls
Athletic Fields & Horticulture Operations Manager 
770-917-1234

Ruth photo - Copy (2)Ruth graduated from Kennesaw State University in 2013 with a Bachelors degree in Sociology concentrating in Organizational Change. Originally from San Diego, California. Ruth enjoys trying new recipes and spending time with her family.

Ask Me Questions Regarding
Facility Reservations, Job Openings, Community Class Proposals, Online Reservations/Registrations, Social Media, Blood Drives, Recycle Days, and General Comments or Questions Related to Parks and Recreation.

Ruth Morales
Business Manager/Assistant Recreation Coordinator 
770-917-1234

12Ashlee graduated from the University of Northwestern with a degree in Communication Studies. She is originally from Minnesota. She enjoys traveling, hiking, eating, and antiquing with her husband.

Ask Me Questions Regarding
Online Facility Reservations, Class Registrations, and General Comments or Questions Related to Parks and Recreation.

Ashlee Jordan Fox
Customer Experience Coordinator
770-917-1234

For employment opportunities with the City of Acworth, please visit the Human Resource Department's page here.