Bluefins Score at State Swim Meet

The Carrollton Bluefins competitive swimmers made a big splash at the Georgia Recreation and Park Association’s annual state swim meet, July 16-17 in Cumming, GA. Congratulations to all of Carrollton’s swimmers for a great season. GRPA State Championship 10 and Under  Bella Truss in the 7/8 age group swept the GRPA podium with three first … Continue reading Bluefins Score at State Swim Meet

Half Marathon Returns

The second Carrollton Half Marathon will take place on September 25, 2021, and organizers are inviting runners to register now. A 2020 follow-up to the hugely successful inaugural event in 2019 was canceled due to the pandemic. “We are beyond excited that the Carrollton Half Marathon is returning for 2021,” said Race Director and SoleRoots … Continue reading Half Marathon Returns

BRAG Comes to Carrollton

More than 1,000 riders will roll into Carrollton June 8-10 as Bicycle Ride Across Georgia returns to the Peach State. Riders will spend next Tuesday and Wednesday nights in Carrollton headquartered at the Carrollton City Schools campus and will enjoy a movie (School of Rock) at the Amp on Tuesday night at 7pm and a … Continue reading BRAG Comes to Carrollton

Optimist Park Restrooms Closed

The public restrooms at Carrollton’s Optimist Park are currently closed for repair following acts of vandalism over the Memorial Day holiday. Glass, fixtures and rockwork were damaged. Repairs are expected to take from four to six weeks to complete. Portable restroom facilities have been placed on site while the repairs are carried out.

Carrollton Recertified Bicycle Friendly

The League of American Bicyclists has once again recognized Carrollton as a Bicycle Friendly Community. The city is one of nearly 500 U.S. communities, including 12 in Georgia, recognized for their efforts to create a better and safer atmosphere for bicycling for their residents and visitors. “The 2017 Bicycle Friendly Community award followed the completion … Continue reading Carrollton Recertified Bicycle Friendly

Carrollton Dominates at State Track Meet

Carrollton Parks and Recreation’s Trojan Elite team competed at the GRPA State Track and Field Championships, April 30 and May 1, in Jefferson, GA. The team ended their season with 15 state champions, 12 state runners-up, 10 third place and 42 fourth through eighth place finishers. If team trophies based on the combined rankings of … Continue reading Carrollton Dominates at State Track Meet

Flexettes Score Big at Regionals

The Carrollton Flexettes gymnastics team vaulted into the regional competition this weekend. “We are so proud of the gymnasts that competed at Xcel Regionals,” said Gymnastics Coordinator Kaitlyn Gosnell. “They did a fantastic job and all of their hard work this season showed! All the Carrollton Flexettes qualified to their AAU or USA State Meet, … Continue reading Flexettes Score Big at Regionals

Upgrades at Optimist Park

A year of improvements and new amenities at West Carrollton’s Optimist Park have made the popular outdoor recreation spot more user-friendly and attractive. “The coronavirus shutdowns caused many of us to stay away from our usual recreational gyms and indoor exercise facilities,” said Parks Director Kent Johnston. “The GreenBelt, basketball and tennis courts and many … Continue reading Upgrades at Optimist Park

New Life at Old Airport Trails

The City of Carrollton is partnering with Mountain Bike Atlanta, the local affiliate of the Southern Off-Road Bicycle Association, to build a multi-use trail system near Castle Playground.  “The plan, over the next 12 months, is to renovate up to five miles of the Old Airport Trails,” said Parks Director Kent Johnston. “These trails were … Continue reading New Life at Old Airport Trails