Special Events

Stretch and Stroll with Your Dog
Saturday, May 22 · 11am to 12:30pm on the Rock Creek Greenway

Starts with a stretch in the Rock Creek Veterans Park Amphitheater · 223 Northside Drive
All dogs must be on a leash. 770.533.5854
Free Event!

Free Fitness in the Parks Series

May 15 · 9am to 10am at Wilshire Trails Park · 849 Wilshire Road
June 19 · 9am to 10am at Longwood Park · 20 Pearl Nix Parkway
July 17 · 9am to 10am at Midland Greenway · 682 Grove Street

Water Safety Week June 1 to 4 at the Frances Meadows Splash Zone

12pm-6pm
Included with admission to the Splash Zone Come ring in summer at the Splash Zone and learn how to be safe in and around the water! During your visit to the Splash Zone, stop by the Water Safety tent and pick up some important information about how to stay safe in and around the water. Participate in fun activities, get a treat, and pick up a punch card. Attend all five days for a special treat at the end of the week. Topics covered: Buddy System; Poolside Safety; Be Aware of Surroundings; Know Your Ability; Life Jackets

Twilight Storytime Tails and Tales at Rock Creek Veterans Park

Sponsored by the Hall County Library System and Gainesville Parks and Recreation
223 Northside Drive • Across from the Downtown Library
Every Monday in June and July
6:15pm • Free

There’s no better way to end your day than with a story! Stop by the Rock Creek Amphitheater each Monday this summer for a twilight storytime provided by the Hall County Library System and Gainesville Parks and Recreation. Enjoy books and rhymes, songs, dancing and even a puppet show! Don’t forget your picnic blanket or lawn chairs! Outdoor storytimes will be provided weather permitting.