Augusta Recreation, Parks & Facilities

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Recreation, Parks and Facilities provide wholesome quality of life experiences for lifetime enjoyment of the people who live, work and play in Augusta.


Recreation, Parks and Facilities aspire to be a customer service centered organization focused on people, innovation and commitment.

ABOUT US … Where the Best is our Standard

The Department of Recreation, Parks and Facilities is comprised of four units: The Office of the Director, Augusta Recreation, Augusta Parks and Augusta Facilities.

The Department serves our community under the leadership of Interim Director Ron Houck, CPRP. The Office of the Director houses the Business Office, Planning, Development and Asset Management and Workplace Health, Safety and Training Office.

Augusta Recreation is responsible for the development and management of Youth and Adult Athletics, Waterfront and Aquatics, Community Recreation Programming, Special Events Office, Senior Adult Programming and Facility Rental Management.

Augusta Parks is responsible for Landscape, Grounds and Turf Management, Special Event Venues, Regional Parks and Cemetery Operations.

Augusta Facilities is responsible for Facility Maintenance and Management of all Municipal Buildings and In-House Construction Management.

2015 Richmond County Location Track Meet - Saturday, March 28th at Cross Creek High School. Pre-Registration is REQUIRED. For more information, please call (706) 796-5025.

The public is invited to attend two (2) Augusta Recreation, Parks and Facilities Department Master Plan meetings being held on Monday, March 30th at Julian Smith Casino from 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m and Tuesday, March 31st at Diamond Lakes Community Center from 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. For more information, please call (706) 796-5025.

"Bridging the Gap" Grandmothers to Mothers Tea - Saturday, April 4, 2015, Diamond Lakes Community Center. 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.. For more information, please call (706) 826-1370 or click here.

2015 Mayor's Masters Reception - Monday, April 6th at the Augusta Common for more information click Augusta Masters Reception

City of Augusta Employee of the Month - Darrin Shine(Carrie J. Mays Family Life Center), Augusta Recreation, Parks and Facilities Department. 
Darrin Shine EOM