March 13, 2010 – 11:00am
The long awaited Grand Opening of Gary Pirkle Park is March 13th at 11am. The 67 acre park features a paved, lighted 1.7 mile walking trail, 255,000 sq ft of synthetic turf fields (largest in the Southeast), several natural turf grass fields, a 90’ playground pavilion with solar power, a concession building, covered viewing pavilions and grandstands. The park has state of the art field lights, a unique covered bridge, several smaller trail bridges and a lighted vehicle bridge. The fields are configured for soccer and can be used for lacrosse and football. An upper parking lot is being finished and will provide access to the fields, bathrooms and grandstands.
11: 00am Mayor & Council Welcoming & Ribbon Cutting
11:15am – 2:00pm Park Viewing & Concessions Open
12:30 – 2:00pm Athletics Schedule
i9 Sports Flag Football Clinic:
i9 Sports Lacrosse Clinic:
Atlanta Fire United: