December 20-22, 27-30, 2010 and January 4, 2011
HOLIDAY EXPLOSION ACTIVIDAYS - Arts and Crafts, Games, Swimming and Field Trips.
December 3-19, 2010
FESTIVAL OF TREES AND LIGHTS - In 2003 the Festival of Trees and Lights made its debut at the Clayton County International Park in Jonesboro, Georgia,
as a major fundraiser for the programs and services provided through the Rainbow House. Since that time, thousands of families and friends of all ages have
eagerly awaited this fun-filled event to kick-off the holiday season. With beautifully decorated trees, children's play area, great shopping, food, entertainment,
photos with Santa, and other special events, the Festival has become a tradition among the community.
December 10, 2010
YULE LOG CELEBRATION - Join us for an evening outdoors filled with holiday cheer. Enjoy music by the Forest Park High School Orchestra, refreshments,
face painting and ornament making. The follow a candlelit path through the woods to a bonfire where you will find storyteller Barry Mann painting pictures of
holidays past. The evening will be complete with attending children searching a wooded hillside for the fables Yule Log. This event is FREE and provides a
shuttle service from Babb Middle School.
December 11, 2010
MOVIE UNDER THE STARS - Located at International Park "The Beach". Saturday, December 11, 2010 at dusk. Cost if Free.
November 2, 2010
TEACHER WORKDAY ACTIVIDAY - Registration Dates October 11-29. Cost is $15.00 per child, ages 5-15.
October 27-30, 2010
TRAIL OF TERROR - A haunted trail at Clayton County International Park "The Beach" October 27-30, 2010. Wednesday and Thursday: 7:30-10:00pm.
Friday and Saturday: 7:30-11:00pm. Admission is $5.00 per person.
October 23, 2010
FALL FESTIVAL - Clayton County Parks & Recreation Department will host a FREE Fall Festival on Saturday, October 23, 2010 from 4:00pm-7:00pm.
Music, food, games, face painting, and additional activities will be provided! Located at International Park "The Beach." A pumpkin carving contest
will be held at the St. Bart's Pavilion at 5:00pm where contestants will bring their pre-carved pumpkins to be judges. A costume contest will also take
place at the St. Bart's Pavilion at 5:30 and is for children ages 15 and under. Stick around for the Movie Under the Stars featuring "Monster House."
October 21, 2010
LIGHTS ON AFTER SCHOOL - Clayton County Parks & Recreation Department celebrates this nationally recognized celebration of Lights on After School
at Clayton County International Park "The Beach" on Thursday, October 21, 2010 from 5:00pm until 7:00pm. Activities will include entertainment performances,
games, food, and arts and crafts. Join us as we celebrate after school programs! *On-site registration for after school programs will be available.
October 11-12, 2010
FALL BREAK ACTIVIDAYS - Clayton County Parks & Recreation Department provides activities at local Recreation Centers for children ages 5-15
from 7:00am until 6:00pm and includes arts and crafts, games, swimming, and field trips (which are not included in the registration fee).
Cost per child / per day is $15.00. *Children should bring lunch in an insulated container and 2 snacks per day.
October 4 - October 23, 2010
INDOOR SOCCER REGISTRATION - Register at the Virginia B. Gray Recreation Center, Carl RhodenizerRecreation Center, or the
Jim Huie Recreation Center. Ages: 3-6. Co-Ed Participation. Fee: $30.00.
October 4 - October 23, 2010
INDOOR SOCCER COACHES REGISTRATION - Clayton County Parks & Recreation Department wants Indoor Soccer Coaches. Registration begins
October 4, 2010.
October 2, 2010
FALL FESTIVAL and BBQ COMPETITION / LAKE SPIVEY ROAD RACE - In an effort to support the Kid's Outdoors Initiative, the Clayton County Parks
and Recreation Department has partnered with various communities, organizations and businesses to hold a festival and barbeque competition. Proceeds
from the competition go towards scholarships for children to participate in outdoor activities. Lake Spivey Community, Inc. also assists by sponsoring
a 15K road race and 5K run/walk. The festival and barbeque competition / Lake Spivey Road Race is held at Clayton County International Park.
September 4 - September 6, 2010
CELEBRATE LABOR DAY WEEKEND AT "THE BEACH" - Located at International Park at "The Beach". Musical Entertainment and Fireworks on
Saturday, September 4, 2010. Admission on Labor Day, September 6, 2010, 10:00am - 7:00pm. Cost is $10 per person.
September 18, 2010
MOVIE UNDER THE STARS - Located at the Gerald Matthews Sports Complex. Saturday, September 18, 2010 at dusk. Cost is Free.
The Movie is "Tooth Fairy." Click here for more Information >>
August 7, 2010
PRAISE IN THE PARK CONCERT and PRAISE 2 MILE WALK/RUN Presented by Commissioner Eldrin Bell -
Located at International Park "The Beach." Saturday, August 7, 2010 from 12:00pm until 8:00pm. Parking is $5.00 per car.
Register for the 2 mile walk/run by clicking the link below or register the day of the event at the Nassau Building. Walk begins at 8:00am.
August 9, 2010 - May 20, 2011
AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM - Register at the Virginia B. Gray Recreation Center, Carl Rhodenizer Recreation Center and
the Jim Huie Recreation Center. Registration is Monday - Friday 10:00am - 7:00pm. Ages 5 - 13. Fees: $50 per child per week (resident)
$60 per child/per week (non-resident).Click here for more information >>
August 14, 2010 CANCELED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER
MOVIE UNDER THE STARS - Located at International Park. Saturday, August 14, 2010 at dusk. Cost is Free.
The Movie is "Alvin and the Chipmunks "The Squeakquel." Click here for more Information >>
July 1- July 31, 2010
JULY IS PARK AND RECREATION MONTH - Clayton County Parks and Recreationwill celebrate Park and Recreation Month by offering exciting
events and programs for people of all ages.
July 4, 2010
INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION - Located at Clayton County International Park "The Beach," Sunday, July 4, 2010 from 10:00am until 7:00pm.
Cost is $10 per person. A fireworks display will complete the evening around 9:00pm.
July 17, 2010
COMMUNITY APPRECIATION DAY - Located at the Carl Rhodenizer Recreation Center. Saturday, July 17, 2010 from 10:00am until 5:00pm. Cost is Free.
July 24, 2010
COMMUNITY CLEAN-UP DAY - Located at Independence Park in Jonesboro on Saturday, July 24th the Department will team up with the Clayton State
School of Business Alumni Association for a beautification project between the hours of 8:00am and 12:00pm.
July 24, 2010
MOVIE UNDER THE STARS - Located at the Jim Huie Recreation Center. Saturday, July 24, 2010 at dusk. Cost is Free. The Movie is "Princess and the Frog."
June 7, 2010 (4 Weeks)
CELEBRITY BOOTCAMP - Offered Monday, Wednesday, or Friday at Clayton County International Park, Tennis Complex. Participants will choose
two days a week and two time sessions. Cost is $150 per person. Bootcamp is taught by Reality TV Star, Cindy "Rodeo" Steedle. Please call the
Tennis Center to register: (678) 479-5016.
June 11 - 13, 2010
Jekyll Island Trip - Kids Outdoors Initiative
Click Here to view the photos from the Jekyll Island trip sponsored by the Kids Outdoors Initiative.
May 26 - July 28, 2010 (Closing Date August 2nd)
NRPA/AARP 10 WEEK WALKING PROGRAM - This program is designed to increase physical activity among participants ages 55 and older.
Registration will take place during Mayfest at Clayton County International Park "The Beach" on Friday, May 14th from 10:00am until 2:00pm.
For additional information please contact the Senior Services Department at (770) 477-3499.
May 29, 2010
OPENING WEEKEND AT THE BEACH - Clayton County International Park "The Beach" will open for this season on Saturday, May 29, 2010 from 10:00am
until 7:00pm with a fireworks celebration beginning at dusk (around 9:00pm). The cost to enter the Beach is $9 for children and $11 for adults. There are no
parking fees. The Beach will be open on Memorial Day, Monday, May 31, 2010 from 8:00am until 8:00pm and will cost $10 per person to enter the park.
April 12, 2010
REGISTRATION BEGINS FOR SUMMER CAMP - Available at the three Recreation Centers from 7:00am until 6:00pm June 7 - July 30 for a cost
of $50 per week/per child. Activities will include arts and crafts, basketball, swimming, games, and much more. Lunch will be provided daily.
April 13, 2010
TEEN CLUB - The NEW Teen Club program is located at the Recreation Centers and offers extracurricular activities for students. Cost is free.