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
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
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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
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
Two deteriorating wooden pergolas that had been in Carrollton’s Alice Park since it was built 20 years ago have been replaced with new, upgraded metal structures. “The pergolas were in bad disrepair,” said Randall Eidson, detail officer/project manager for the Carrollton Police Department. “Vines had overcome them so we cut back the vines and tore … Continue reading Alice Park Renovations
Nearly $200,000 in needed improvements to Carrollton’s Lakeshore Pool complex included almost $70,000 in cost savings and could lead to millions in economic benefit to the community. “The renovations to the Lakeshore Natatorium made during the spring and early summer of 2020 had a profound effect on the appearance and functionality of the pool area,” … Continue reading Lakeshore Renovations
West GA Technical College Foundation’s Heroes for Hope 5K run raises money for Hope for Tomorrow Scholarships. This GreenBelt event starts and finishes at Hobbs Farm Park on Rome Street in Carrollton. Registration starts at 7am, race starts at 8am. Awards will be given after the last runner crosses the finish line.
Two veteran employees have assumed new leadership roles at the Carrollton Parks and Recreation Department. The city restructured the department earlier this year and named Kent Johnston as parks director. Julie Ivey has been named to fill the recently-vacated recreation director position. “I am thankful for this wonderful opportunity,” said Ivey. “I’ve been extremely fortunate … Continue reading New Directors at Parks and Recreation Department
Carroll County Mental Health Advocates’ fundraiser 5K begins at the Target Trailhead of the Carrollton GreenBelt, goes to Laura Park and returns to Target.7:30-8:30 am: Set Up8:30 am: Registration9 am: 1 Mile Fun Run9:30am: 5K10:30-11:30am: Refreshments, Award Ceremony, DJ, Wrap Up