Parks and Recreation Calendar

Dawson County Parks & Recreation Calendar of Events

2017

January  |  February  |  March  |  April  |  May  |  June  |  July  |  August  |  September  |  October  |  November  |  December

 

January 2017

Jan 1              New Year's Day Holiday (Buildings/offices Closed; Gates open 7:00am-10:00pm)

Jan 2              Observance of New Year's Holiday (Buildings/offices Closed; Gates open 7:00am-10:00pm)

Jan 3              War Hill Park Camping Online Reservations Open

Jan 3-Feb 6   Spring Sports Online Registration (Baseball, Softball, T-Ball, Track & Field)

Jan 3-Feb 6    Volleyball Online Registration

Jan 8              Dawson County John Wayne Corcoran Memorial Wrestling Tournament at Rock Creek Sports Complex  CANCELLED

Jan 9               Beginner Tai Chi begins at Rock Creek

Jan 16            MLK, Jr. Holiday (Buildings/offices Closed; Gates open 7:00am-10:00pm)

Jan 20            UFA Soccer Spring Rec. Regular Registration ends (late fee applies starting Jan. 21)

Jan 30-Feb 6  Spring Sports Walk-in Registration at RC (Baseball, Softball, T-Ball, Track & Field, Volleyball):  Weekdays 8am-5pm / Saturday 9am-12pm / Final Day open until 8pm

Jan 30-Feb 6  Volleyball Walk-in Registration at RC:  Weekdays 8am-5pm / Saturday 9am-12pm / Final Day open until 8pm

 

February 2017

Feb 3-5           Battle of the Best Basketball Tournament:  Relay for Life Benefit at Rock Creek & Veterans

Feb 4              Dawsonville Racers Swim Team Registration:  10am-2pm at Rock Creek

Feb 6              Spring Sports Registration (online & walk-in) DEADLINE:  Walk-in until 8:00pm / Online until midnight

Feb 6              Volleyball Registration (online & walk-in) DEADLINE:  Walk-in until 8:00pm / Online until midnight

Feb 10            Tennis Clinic Registration Deadline

Feb 11            Volleyball Clinic #1 at Fannin County Parks & Rec.

Feb 16            FREE Tennis Clinic at Rock Creek

Feb 16            Tennis Apprentice Program Registration Deadline

Feb 16-23       Spring Baseball & Softball Evaluations & Drafts

Feb 18            Spring T-Ball Drafts (COACHES ONLY)

Feb 20            President’s Day Holiday (Buildings/offices Closed; Gates open 7:00am-10:00pm)

Feb 23            Tennis Apprentice Program Begins (6 weeks)

Feb 25            Volleyball Clinic #2 at White County High School

Feb 27            Spring Baseball, Softball, T-Ball, and Track & Field Practices begin

 

March 2017

Mar 1-31        Spring Adult Softball Registration (online & walk-in)

Mar 4             Miss Relay for Life Beauty Pageant Rehearsal:  2:00pm

Mar 5             Miss Relay for Life Beauty Pageant  

Mar 6            Volleyball Practices begin 

Mar 18          Volleyball Matches begin

Mar 18           Spring Sports Opening Day Exhibition Games (REVISED 3/17/17)  at Rock Creek   

Mar 18           Spring Sports Picture Day (REVISED 3/17/17)

Mar 18           Volleyball Games begin

Mar 20           Spring Baseball, Softball, T-Ball Games (REVISED) begin

Mar 31          War Hill Park Campsites Open

 

April 2017

Apr 1-8         Spring Break (no games; practices optional)

Apr 3            Football & Fall Baseball/T-Ball/Softball Online Registration begins (Cheer registration is walk-in only in May)

Apr 11          F.I.T. Session 1 Begins:  Tues/Thurs 6:30-7:30PM at Veterans Memorial Park (outdoor)

Apr 15          Community Egg Hunt at Veterans Memorial Park:  Activities begin at 11:30AM; Egg Hunt begins promptly at 2:30PM  

Apr 21           Spring Sports Park & Rec. Night at DCHS Baseball:  Game starts at 5:30pm

Apr 24-27    Baseball & Softball All-Star Try-outs (One date per league):   All-Stars Information

Apr 28          Relay for Life at Veterans Memorial Park

Apr 30          Volleyball Clinic:  3:00-5:00pm at DCHS

 

May 2017

May 1            Pool Party Reservations & Pool Pass Purchases begin:  8:00am at Rock Creek

May 1            Beginner Tai Chi Class begins:  5:30-6:00pm at Rock Creek

May 1-8         Football & Cheer Walk-in Registration:  Weekdays 8am-5pm / Saturday 9am-12pm / Final Day open until 8pm

May 4             US Army Ranger Water Jump at War Hill Park

May 5            Cheer Uniform Measurement/Try-on Date:  3:00-7:00pm at Rock Creek (Uniform rep will be present)

May 6            Chevy Test Drives:  9:00am-12:00pm at Rock Creek

May 6            Dawsonville Racers Swim Team Registration:  10:00am-2:00pm at Rock Creek

May 8            Football & Cheer Registration DEADLINE:  Walk-in until 8:00pm / Online (football only) until midnight

Apr 11            F.I.T. Session 2 Begins:  Mon/Thurs 6:30-7:30PM at Veterans Memorial Park (outdoor)

May 15           Spring Adult Softball Games Begin 

May 20          Rotary Days:  FREE Event at the Splash Pad at Rock Creek:  11:00AM-3:00PM

May 27          Pool at Veterans Memorial Park Opens:  Public Swim Daily 12:00-5:00PM

May 27          Splash Pad at Rock Creek Opens:  Open Daily 10:00AM-8:00PM

May 29          Memorial Day Holiday (Buildings/offices Closed; Gates open 7:00am-10:00pm; Pool open 12:00-5:00pm)

May 30          Dawsonville Racers Swim Team Practices begin

 

June 2017

Jun 1-30        Fall Adult Softball Registration (online & walk-in)

Jun  2            Northside Hospital's Movies in the Park™ - Dawsonville:  Activities begin at 6:00pm at War Hill Park

Jun 5             F.I.T. Session 3 Begins:  Mon/Thurs 6:30-7:30PM at Veterans Memorial Park (outdoor)  CANCELLED

Jun 5-9          Swim Lessons Week 1 at Veterans

Jun 5-9          Lady Tigers Fun-damental Basketball Camp (girls):  9:00am-12:00pm at Rock Creek

Jun 5-9          Sandy’s Basketball Camps Begin:  9:00am-3:00pm at Veterans (Camps run weekly through July 28)

Jun 6-Aug 1  Adult Swim Begins:  Tuesdays 6:30-8:30pm at Veterans pool ($1 admission; season pass accepted)

Jun 10           Fit-Trail Session Begins:  7:30am at Rock Creek (meet at the tennis courts) 

Jun 12-16      Swim Lessons Week 2 at Veterans

Jun 12-16      All Sports Camp I:  9:00am-3:00pm at Rock Creek

Jun 12-16      UFA Summer Challenge Camp:  9:00am-12:00pm at Rock Creek

Jun 19-23      Tigers Fun-damental Camp (boys):  9:00am-12:00pm at Rock Creek

Jun 19-23      Creative Movement and Dance Camp:  9:00am-12:00pm at Rock Creek  CANCELLED

Jun 19-23      Swim Lessons Week 3 at Veterans

Jun 26-30      Swim Lessons Week 4 at Veterans

Jun 26-30      All Sports Camp II:  9:00am-3:00pm at Rock Creek

 

July 2017

Park and Recreation Month

Jul 1-15          Travel Team Registration

Jul 4               Independence Day Holiday (Buildings/offices Closed; Gates open 7:00am-10:00pm; pool open 12:00-5:00pm)

Jul 10-12        Volleyball Camp:  10:00am-12:00pm at Rock Creek (3-day)

Jul 11-Aug 3   Hydro Blast Water Aerobics Session I:  Tues/Thurs 5:15-6:15PM at Veterans Memorial Park pool

Jul 17-19        Cheer Camp:  9:00am-12:00pm at Rock Creek (3-day)

Jul 17-20        Tennis Camp:  9:00am-12:00pm at Rock Creek (3-day)  CANCELLED

Jul 17             Football Conditioning & Cheer Practices Begin at Veterans

Jul 24             Football Practicies (helmets only) Begin

Jul 31 -Aug 7  Fall Baseball/T-Ball/Softball Walk-in Registration:  Weekdays 8am-5pm / Saturday 9am-12pm / Final Day open until                              8pm

Jul 31             Football Practices (full pads) Begin

 

August 2017

Aug 2            Last Weekday for Pool:  12:00-5:00pm at Veterans (weekends/holidays only thru Labor Day)                                           

Aug 7            Fall Baseball/T-Ball/Softball Registration DEADLINE (online & walk-in):  Walk-in until 8:00pm / Online until midnight

Aug 7             Beginner Tai Chi begins at Rock Creek

Aug 8-31       Hydro Blast Water Aerobics Session II:  Tues/Thurs 5:15-6:15PM at Veterans Memorial Park pool

Aug 11           Northside Hospital's Movies in the Park - Dawsonville:  at Veterans Memorial Park

Aug 11           Dance Classes Begin at Rock Creek

Aug 11           Fall T-Ball Drafts (coaches only) *TENTATIVE - SUBJECT TO CHANGE*

Aug 12           Fall Baseball & Softball Evaluations/Drafts at Rock Creek *TENTATIVE - SUBJECT TO CHANGE*

Aug 14           Fall Baseball/T-Ball/Softball Practices begin *TENTATIVE - SUBJECT TO CHANGE*

Aug 14-15       Football & Cheer Pictures at Veterans Football Field

Aug 26           Football Games Begin

 

September 2017

Sep 4             Labor Day Holiday (Buildings/offices Closed; Gates open 7:00am-10:00pm; Pool open 12:00-5:00pm)

Sep 4             Last Day for Pool:  12:00-5:00pm at Veterans 

Sep 4             Last Day for Splash Pad at Rock Creek

Sep 11-Oct 9 Winter Sports Online Registration (Basketball & Wrestling)

Sep 16           Fall Baseball/T-Ball/Softball Games begin

Sep 16           Fall Baseball/T-Ball/Softball Picture Day

 

October 2017

Oct 2-9           Winter Sports Walk-in Registration (Basketball Wrestling):  Weekdays 8am-5pm / Saturday 9am-12pm / Final Day                             open until 8pm

Oct 9             Winter Sports Registration DEADLINE (online & walk-in):  Walk-in until 8:00pm / Online until midnight

Oct 14           Instructional League Basketball Practices Begin

Oct 23-24      Basketball Evaluations & Drafts

Oct 28           Winter Sports Practices begin

Oct 31           Trunk-or-Treat at Rock Creek:  4:00-7:00pm

Oct 31           War Hill Park Campsites Close


November 2017

Nov 10          Observance of Veterans Day (Buildings/offices Closed; Gates open 7:00am-10:00pm)

Nov 9 & 11    Winter Sports Picture Days

Nov 20-25     Thanksgiving Break (no games; practices optional)

Nov 23           Thanksgiving Holiday (Parks Closed)

Nov 24           Observance of Thanksgiving Holiday (Buildings/offices Closed; Gates open 7:00am-10:00pm)

Nov 27           Basketball Games begin

 

December 2017

Dec 2             Breakfast with Santa:  8:00-11:00am at Rock Creek

Dec 18-31      Christmas Break (no games; practices optional)

Dec 22           Observance of Christmas Eve Holiday (Buildings/offices Closed; Gates open 7:00am-10:00pm)

Dec 24           Christmas Eve Holiday (Parks Closed)

Dec 25           Christmas Holiday (Parks Closed)

Dec 31           New Year’s Eve (Parks close at 5:00pm)

 

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