Recycling Day, February 26, Rock Springs Park

Tweet February 26, 9:00am-noon – Recycling Day New! Join us for paper shredding and free electronic recycling with Atlanta Recycling Solutions ($10/television)! Mom and Dad can shred papers with Shred Green for $5/box of paper (cash only) while the kids make crafts out of recycled materials. Call 770.418.2331 for more information. Rock Springs Park, 550 Rock Springs Road,...

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Tuesday Trekker, Rock Springs Park

Tweet October 12, 6:30-7:30pm – Tuesday Trekkers Free! This group consists of persons with both cognitive and physical disabilities who want to get out and walk the parks. Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes and bring water. For more information, please call Beth Sokolowski or Janice Rinaldo, 770.822.5414. Rock Springs Park, 550 Rock Springs Road,...

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Southern Designated Tennis Tournament at Hudlow Tennis Center and Other Parks

Tweet Experience an exciting weekend of high quality junior tennis Friday, Feb. 26 through Monday, March 1 at the Hudlow Tennis Center in Best Friend Park. Other locations for matches will be at Rhodes Jordan Park, Rock Springs Park, and Mountain Park in Gwinnett County. Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation will host over 260 young tennis athletes at the United States Tennis Association (USTA) Southern Bullfrog Designated Tournament. The USTA is the national governing body for the sport of tennis in the United States. This event features competition among the top Southern Section Boys and Girls in the 16 and 18 age divisions. Matches for doubles begin Friday, Feb. 26 at Hudlow Tennis Center and Rhodes Jordan Park Tennis Center at 5:00 p.m. Singles competition begins on Feb. 27 at all locations. To find out more about this event, visit http://tennislink.usta.com/Tournaments. The tournament ID# is 703493711. Hudlow Tennis Center is located at 2051 Old Rockbridge Road, Norcross. For more information on Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation, visit...

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Rock Springs Park Opens and Football Registration Begins

Tweet Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation hosted a grand opening celebration for Rock Springs Park  on Sat., May 16. We had so many hits on the short article I thought I’d do quick wrap-up and provide a link to the parks Master Plan (PDF) Prior to the celebration, the Collins Hill Education Foundation held a 2-Mile Fun Run/Walk at 9:15 a.m.. A ribbon-cutting ceremony followed at 10 a.m., followed by free activities including lacrosse demonstrations, free kids activities and crafts, tennis clinics, and a visit from the Gwinnett Braves’ mascot, Chopper. The 114-acre Rock Springs Park, which has opened up in phases over the last several months,  features a large playground, tennis center with six lighted courts, a football field with lighted walking track, a two-mile paved multi-purpose trail, soft surface trails, a suspension bridge, playground, pavilion and restrooms. “As a youth football coach, I was happy that the Rock Springs Park football complex opened last fall – and now we’re ready to open the rest of this great park to the community,” said District 4 Commissioner Kevin Kenerly. Collins Hill Athletic Association has already begun taking walk-up registration for their 2009 Football season. The next walk-up registration will be June 27, at Rock Springs between 10am-2pm. For other associations around the county check out Gwinnett Football’s website. Funding for Rock Springs Park was made possible through the 2005 Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) and totaled $6 million in design and construction costs. The park was designed by Lose & Associates, construction was managed by Jordan, Jones & Goulding and the contractor for the project was Ace Grading Company. Rock Springs Park is located at 550 Rock Springs Road in Lawrenceville. For more information, call...

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Community celebration planned for Rock Springs Park

Tweet Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation will host a grand opening celebration for Rock Springs Park  on Sat., May 16, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with festivities for all to enjoy! Prior to the celebration, the Collins Hill Education Foundation will hold a 2-Mile Fun Run/Walk at 9:15 a.m. (registration begins at 8:30 a.m.). A ribbon-cutting ceremony follows at 10 a.m., followed by free activities including lacrosse demonstrations, free kids activities and crafts, tennis clinics, and a visit from the Gwinnett Braves’ mascot, Chopper. Food concessions will also be available for sale. The 114-acre Rock Springs Park, which has opened up in phases over the last several months,  features a large playground, tennis center with six lighted courts, a football field with lighted walking track, a two-mile paved multi-purpose trail, soft surface trails, a suspension bridge, playground, pavilion and restrooms. “As a youth football coach, I was happy that the Rock Springs Park football complex opened last fall – and now we’re ready to open the rest of this great park to the community,” said District 4 Commissioner Kevin Kenerly. Funding for Rock Springs Park was made possible through the 2005 Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) and totaled $6 million in design and construction costs. The park was designed by Lose & Associates, construction was managed by Jordan, Jones & Goulding and the contractor for the project was Ace Grading Company. Rock Springs Park is located at 550 Rock Springs Road in Lawrenceville. For more information, call 770.822.8840 or visit www.gwinnettparks.com. Source: Gwinnett County Parks Location: 550 Rock Springs Road, Lawrenceville, GA  30043 Description Acres: 113 Park hours are from sunrise until 11:00pm unless posted otherwise Football field with lighted walking track Six lighted tennis courts Playground and Pavilion opening late 2008 Restrooms 2-mile paved, multi-purpose trail Grill Parks & Recreation Master Plan...

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