Recreation and Parks

Morgan Falls Overlook Park PlaygroundAccording to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), for optimal health and fitness, Americans should participate in some type of physical activity for 30 minutes a day, at least five days a week.

The City of Sandy Springs takes pride in the facilities it has available so that citizens of all ages can play. Whether tennis is your passion or walking your activity of choice, the City of Sandy Springs has a wealth of recreation resources for you!

Did you know:

  • The Sandy Springs Tennis Center, with 24 lighted courts, was named by Tennis Magazine as "one of the finest public facilities in the country".

  • The parks and recreational facilities in the City of Sandy Springs offer classes in fitness trends that are sweeping the nation, like cardio tennis.

  • Big Trees Forest Preserve offers 1½ miles of peaceful walking trails in a serene, natural environment.

2014 North Fulton Golden Games

2014 North Fulton Golden Games

The 20th annual North Fulton Golden Games is a collaborative effort by Sandy Springs, Johns Creek, Alpharetta, Roswell and Milton that provides a month-long series of Olympic-style events and activities (shot put, one-mile run, tennis, golf, and bowling) for North Fulton adults age 50 and older.

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Summer Camps

A wide variety of fun-filled summer camps are offered giving every child an opportunity to choose something they enjoy.

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Abernathy Greenway Linear Park

Abernathy Greenway Linear Park

In 2007, the Sandy Springs Mayor and Council adopted the master plan for the forthcoming Abernathy Greenway Linear Park. The plan includes a plaza, patio, gardens, lighted trails, playgrounds and playable art - features that will offer options for youth and adults and for active and passive recreation.

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