Freeman's Mill Tours! Reserve your spot, tours given every third Saturday of the month.Schedule one today!
Parks and Recreation
Parks and Recreation
- Freeman's Mill Tours! Reserve your spot, tours given every third Saturday of the month.
- It’s National Yoga Month! Join Live Healthy Gwinnett for free yoga in the park!
- Reserve your pavilion online today!
Large Pavilion: 50
Small Pavilion: 25
- Reserve play pool and lap/exercise times one day in advance.
- Enjoy your parks safely!
- Be a dino tracker and explore Gwinnett’s parks! Rawr!
- Visit one of Gwinnett’s parks virtually! Nature trips, historic visits, and dino discoveries are just a click away.
- Thank you to all our volunteers, we couldn’t have helped so many without you!
It’s National Yoga Month! Join Live Healthy Gwinnett for free yoga in the park!Learn More
Reserve your pavilion online today!
Large Pavilion: 50
Small Pavilion: 25
Reserve play pool and lap/exercise times one day in advance.Reserve Today
Enjoy your parks safely!Learn More
Be a dino tracker and explore Gwinnett’s parks! Rawr!Learn More
Visit one of Gwinnett’s parks virtually! Nature trips, historic visits, and dino discoveries are just a click away.Learn More
Thank you to all our volunteers, we couldn’t have helped so many without you!Read More
Certain park areas closed
In an evolving response to the COVID-19 pandemic, certain areas within parks are closed. Residents are encouraged to enjoy the outdoors for exercise and mental and physical health, while following social distancing guidelines recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Things to know before you go
- Water fountains are closed; bring your own water to stay hydrated
- Maximum occupancy of 50 at any amenity such as pavilions, basketball courts, sand volleyball courts, playgrounds, skate parks, or ball fields
- Use a "Leave No Trace" mentality. Bring a suitable trash bag and take everything out to help protect others
- Follow CDC guidelines such as:
- Practice social distancing; maintain a distance of six feet or more between people from different households at all times
- Wash hands thoroughly and frequently; carry hand sanitizer
- Practice coughing and sneezing etiquette
- Wear a face covering as much as possible when in public
- Stay home if you’re feeling sick or exhibiting symptoms of illness
- Avoid gathering with others not in your household
- Aquatic Center Guidelines:
- Temperature and symptom screenings of visitors will be conducted with no-touch thermometer. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 or higher will not be allowed to enter
- Reservations can be made one day in advance at GwinnettParks.com for Leisure Play Pool Time or call the facility for Lap/Exercise Swim Time
- Visitors can bring their own pool noodle or Coast Guard approved lifejackets; use of our shared equipment is not allowed
- All pool rules apply; for more information, visit our Pool Rules
- Best Friend Park Pool, Bethesda Park Aquatic Center, Bogan Park Aquatic Center, Collins Hill Park Aquatic Center, Mountain Park Aquatic Center, Rhodes Jordan Park Pool, and West Gwinnett Park Aquatic Center
- Leisure Play Pools Time reservations
- Available Saturday and Sunday, through September, 27
- 11:00am – 2:00pm or 3:00pm – 6:00pm
- Gwinnett resident admissions are $4.25; non-Gwinnett resident fees are double ($8.50)
- Bethesda Park Aquatic Center, Bogan Park Aquatic Center, Collins Hill Park Aquatic Center, Mountain Park Aquatic Center, and West Gwinnett Park Aquatic Center
- Lap/Exercise Swim, reservations are daily
- Facility hours are extended Monday – Thursday until 9:00pm; or until 7:00pm at Bethesda Park and Bogan Park Aquatic Centers
- Call the facility to make your reservation; regular fees apply
- Reservations are in one-hour increments for every other lane
- Collins Hill Park Aquatic Center, Mountain Park Aquatic Center, West Gwinnett Park Aquatic Center
- Family Swim Nights, starting Monday, August 17
- 6:30pm – 8:30pm, Gwinnett resident admissions are $4.25; non-Gwinnett resident fees are double ($8.50)
- Monday – West Gwinnett Park Aquatic Center
- Tuesday – Mountain Park Aquatic Center
- Thursday – Collins Hill Park Aquatic Center
- E. E. Robinson Park and Graves Park
- Interactive Fountain, normal operations through October 12
- Wednesday, noon – 8:00pm and Thursday – Tuesday, 10:00am – 8:00pm
- Pavilion Rental and Usage Guidelines:
- Large pavilion maximum occupancy: 50
- Small pavilion maximum occupancy: 25
- No use of shared equipment, such as bounce houses or inflatable slides
- Tennis Court and Outdoor Pickleball Court Guidelines:
- Players should use their own ball and avoid touching other player’s sports equipment
- When playing doubles, avoid all incidental contact
- Avoid touching your face after handling a ball, racquet, or other equipment
- Use racquet/foot to pick up balls and hit them to your opponent
- Stay on your side of court and avoid changing ends of the court
- Remain apart from other players when taking a break
- Dog Park Guidelines
- Limit 25 people or 25 dogs in each area
- No toys or balls allowed
- Only let your dog drink from their own bowl
Visitors to the park amenities such as interactive fountains, basketball or sand volleyball courts, ball fields, playgrounds, trails, dog parks, skate areas, tennis/pickleball courts, fishing areas, disc golf courses, outdoor walking tracks, horseshoe pits, bocce ball courts, open meadows, or Collins Hill Golf Course should comply with posted guidelines.
Virtual Park Experience
Enjoy a virtual visit to the park and discover something new!
About Parks & Recreation
Many parks feature lovely views of woodlands, lakes, meadows, streams and gently rolling hills. The parks include several historic sites and museums to help you explore the past and enjoy Gwinnett County history. On an average day, the Community Recreation Centers are filled with a multitude of activities and events for infants to senior citizens.
Gwinnett boasts year-round recreation classes, special events, summer day camps, skate complexes, leisure activities, art classes, swimming pools, tennis courts, disc golf courses, sports fields, and much more! We strive to meet the recreational needs of every resident in Gwinnett. So come enjoy your parks and experience the best Gwinnett has to offer!
Mission, Vision, Values
In partnership with our citizens, Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation provides high quality, broad-based parks, facilities, programs, and services creating a sense of community, enabling a safe and secure environment, and enhancing Gwinnett's quality of life.
Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation pledges to sustain the delivery of the highest standard of excellence of parks, facilities, programs and services by:
Being responsive to the changing recreational needs of a diverse and growing community
Continue a citizen-driven and professional approach to provide safe, well designed and maintained facilities and programs
Providing responsible stewardship of human, fiscal, natural and historic resources
Maximizing community resources
We believe in honesty, integrity and ethical conduct
We are customer-oriented and both accountable and responsive to our citizens
We believe in teamwork and collaboration with our community partners
We promote safety, cost efficiency, innovation, and service excellence