Parks and Recreation Calendar

Dawson County Parks & Recreation Calendar of Events

2019

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

 

January 2019

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

Jan 2-Feb 11 Spring Sports Online Registration (Baseball, Softball, T-Ball, Track & Field, Volleyball)

Jan 7              Basketball Games Resume

Jan 7               Beginner Tai Chi begins at Rock Creek

Jan 13            JWCWA Novice Wrestling Tournament at Rock Creek (indoor basketball courts closed for "open gym" use)

Jan 21            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 21            UFA Soccer Spring Rec. Late Registration Fee Begins

Jan 27            Rec Center at Rock Creek CLOSED

 

February 2019

Feb 4-11         Spring Sports Walk-in Registration at Rock Creek (Baseball, Softball, T-Ball, Track & Field, Volleyball):  Weekdays 8am-5pm / Friday & Final Monday open until 8pm / No Weekends

Feb 5              Family Fun Storybook ART Program begins at Rock Creek

Feb 5              Pre-school ARTS Program begins at Rock Creek

Feb 5              Cheerscape begins at Rock Creek

Feb 8-9           Battle of the Best Basketball Tournament:  Relay for Life Benefit at Rock Creek & Veterans

Feb 8              Dawsonville Racers Swim Team Registration:  6:00-8:00pm at Rock Creek

Feb 11            Spring Sports Registration DEADLINE:  Walk-in until 8:00pm / Online until midnight

Feb 18            President’s Day Holiday (Buildings/offices Closed; Gates open 7:00am-10:00pm)

Feb 21            EPIC Day at Rock Creek:  10:00am

Feb 22            Spring 5-6 T-Ball Drafts (coaches only)

Feb 19-21      Baseball & Softball Player Evaluations at Rock Creek  

Feb 24            Pickleball Beginners Clinic :  3:00-5:00pm at Rock Creek

Feb 26            Pickleball Beginners Clinic :  9:00-11:00am at Rock Creek
 
 

March 2019

Mar 1            Dance Registration DEADLINE 

Mar 1            War Hill Park Campsites Open

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

Mar 2            Spring Baseball, Softball, T-Ball, and Track & Field Practices begin

Mar 2            Volleyball Clinic & Evaluations/Drafts 

Mar 2            Saturday Hoops School by Jacob Selman:  8:30-10:00am at Veterans Memorial Park

Mar 3              Pickleball Open Play begins at Rock Creek

Mar 4             Volleyball Practices begin

Mar 5             Pickleball begins at Rock Creek (Tues/Thur/Sun)

Mar 9             Saturday ARTS Program begins at Rock Creek

Mar 11            Track Picture Day at Veterans Memorial Park

Mar 16            Track Meets begin

Mar 16            Saturday Hoops School by Jacob Selman:  8:30-10:00am at Veterans Memorial Park

Mar 21            EPIC Day at Rock Creek:  10:00am

Mar 23            Spring Sports Opening Day at Rock Creek

Mar 23            Spring Baseball, Softball, T-Ball, Volleyball Picture Day at Rock Creek

Mar 23           Instructional League T-Ball begins

Mar 26          Spring Game Season begins

Mar 30-Apr 6 Spring Break (no games)

 

April 2019

Apr 1            Football & Fall Baseball/T-Ball/Softball Online Registration begins (Cheer registration is walk-in only in May)

Apr 1-4          Spring Break All Sports Camp at Rock Creek

Apr 1-4          Spring Break Basketball Camp at Rock Creek 

Apr 1-13        Baseball All-Stars and Softball All-Stars Application Period

Apr 6            Volleyball Games  begin

Apr 15          Baseball All-Stars and Softball All-Stars Application DEADLINE

Apr 18          EPIC Day at Rock Creek:  10:00am

Apr 20          Community Egg Hunt at Veterans Memorial Park:  Activities begin at 11:30am; Egg Hunt begins promptly at 2:30pm CANCELLED 

Apr 22          Spring Adult Softball Games begin

Apr 26          Relay for Life at Veterans Memorial Park

Apr 29-May 6 Football & Cheer Walk-in Registration:  Weekdays 8am-5pm / Friday & Final Monday open until 8pm / No Weekends

 

May 2019

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

May 3            Dawsonville Racers Swim Team Registration:  6:00-8:00pm at Rock Creek

May 4            Miss Relay for Life Beauty Pageant Rehearsal:  2:00pm at Dawson County Middle School

May 5            Miss Relay for Life Beauty Pageant at Dawson County Middle School

May 6            Football & Cheer Registration DEADLINE:  Walk-in until 8:00pm / Online (football only) until midnight

May 6            Cheer Uniform Measurement/Try-on Date:  3:00-6:00pm at Rock Creek (Uniform rep will be present)

May 7            U.S. Army Training Exercise Rehearsal at War Hill Park - Boat Ramps CLOSED 11:00am-4:00pm

May 8            U.S. Army Training Exercise at War Hill Park - Boat Ramps CLOSED 8:00am-4:00pm

May 9            U.S. Army Training Exercise at War Hill Park - Inclement Weather MAKE-UP Date

May 11          End of Season Volleyball Tournaments in Fannin County

May 16          EPIC Day at Rock Creek:  10:00am

May 17          End of Season Dance Recital at Rock Creek  

May 25          Pool at Veterans Memorial Park Opens:  Public Swim Daily  |  Mon-Sat 12:00-5:00pm / Sun 1:00-6:00pm

May 25          Splash Pad at Rock Creek Opens:  Open Daily 10:00am-8:00pm

May 27          Memorial Day Holiday (Buildings/offices Closed; Gates open 7:00am-10:00pm; Pool open 12:00-5:00pm)

May 28          Dawsonville Racers Swim Team Practices begin

 

June 2019

Jun 3-7          Swim Lessons Week 1 at Veterans

Jun 3-7          All Sports Camp 1 at Rock Creek

Jun 3-Jul 19  Summer Feeding Program at Rock Creek

Jun 4-Jul 18  Kona Ice at Rock Creek

Jun 4-27        Water Aerobics Session 1 at Veterans Memorial Park

Jun 10-14      Lady Tigers Basketball Camp (girls) at Rock Creek

Jun 10-14      Swim Lessons Week 2 at Veterans

Jun 10           10U Football Equipment Distribution:  6:00pm at Veterans Football Fieldhouse   

Jun 11           9U Football Equipment Distribution:  6:00pm at Veterans Football Fieldhouse        

Jun 15            Cheerscape Skills Camp at Rock Creek

Jun 17           8U Football Equipment Distribution:  6:00pm at Veterans Football Fieldhouse

Jun 18           7U Football Equipment Distribution:  6:00pm at Veterans Football Fieldhouse

Jun 17-21      All Sports Camp 2 at Rock Creek

Jun 20            EPIC Day at Rock Creek:  10:00am

Jun 24           6U Football Equipment Distribution:  6:00pm at Veterans Football Fieldhouse

Jun 24-28      Tigers Basketball Camp (boys) at Rock Creek

Jun 24-28      Swim Lessons Week 3 at Veterans

Jun 28           Northside Hospital's Movies in the Park™ - Dawsonville:  Activities begin at 6:00pm at War Hill Park (RESCHEDULED FROM 6/7/19)

 

July 2019

Jul 1-5            Swim Lessons Week 4 at Veterans

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 9-Aug 1    Water Aerobics Session 2 at Veterans Memorial Park CANCELLED

Jul 12             Football & Cheer Required Documents DEADLINE

Jul 15-17        Cheer Camp at Rock Creek (3-day)

Jul 16             VMP Gym Closed for Light Replacement

Jul 18            EPIC Day at Rock Creek:  10:00am

Jul 24            FREE Pickleball Clinic:  5:00pm at Rock Creek

Jul 24            Lloyd Crane Center Grand Re-Opening at Veterans Memorial Park

Jul 27            Art Camp at Rock Creek

Jul 29             Football Conditioning & Cheer Practices Begin at Veterans

Jul 29-Aug 5  Fall Baseball/T-Ball/Softball Walk-in Registration:  Weekdays 8am-5pm / Friday & Final Monday open until 8pm / No Weekends

 

August 2019

Aug 1             Last Weekday for Pool at Veterans (weekends/holidays only thru Labor Day)   

Aug 5             Fall Baseball/T-Ball/Softball Registration DEADLINE (online & walk-in):  Walk-in until 8:00pm / Online until midnight

Aug 5             Football Practices (helmets only) Begin

Aug 6-29        Water Aerobics Session 3 at Veterans Memorial Park (REGISTER BY 7/29/19)

Aug 9             Northside Hospital's Movies in the Park - Dawsonville:  at Veterans Memorial Park - RAIN OR SHINE (will be moved indoors, if necessary)

Aug 9             Dance Classes Begin at Rock Creek

Aug 12           Football Practices (full pads) Begin

Aug 12-13      Football & Cheer Pictures at Veterans

Aug 13           Fall 12U Baseball & Softball Evaluations at Rock Creek (*TENTATIVE*)

Aug 13           Fall 14U Baseball & Softball Evaluations at Rock Creek (*TENTATIVE*)

Aug 15            EPIC Day at Rock Creek:  10:00am

Aug 16           Fall T-Ball Drafts (coaches only) (*TENTATIVE*)

Aug 19           Fall 8U Baseball & Softball Evaluations at Rock Creek (*TENTATIVE*)

Aug 20           Fall 10U Baseball & Softball Evaluations at Rock Creek (*TENTATIVE*)

Aug 21           Fall Baseball & Softball Drafts (coaches only) (*TENTATIVE*)

Aug 24           Fall Baseball/T-Ball/Softball Practices begin

 

September 2019

Sep 2             Labor Day Holiday (Buildings/offices Closed; Gates open 7:00am-10:00pm; Pool open 12:00-5:00pm)

Sep 2             Last Day for Pool:  12:00-5:00pm at Veterans 

Sep 2             Last Day for Splash Pad at Rock Creek

Sep 7            Football Games Begin

Sep 9-Oct 7 Winter Sports Online Registration (Basketball & Wrestling)

Sep 14           Fall Baseball/Softball/T-Ball Picture Day at Rock Creek

Sep 14           Fall Baseball/Softball/T-Ball Games begin

Sep 19            EPIC Day at Rock Creek:  10:00am

Sep 30-Oct 7 Winter Sports Walk-in Registration (Basketball Wrestling):  Weekdays 8am-5pm / Friday & Final Monday until 8pm / No Weekends

 

October 2019

Oct 7             Winter Sports Registration DEADLINE:  Walk-in until 8:00pm / Online until midnight

Oct 17          EPIC Day at Rock Creek:  10:00am

Oct 19           Instructional League Basketball Practices begin at Rock Creek

Oct 19           Instructional League Basketball Picture Day at Rock Creek

Oct 21-22      Basketball Evaluations 

Oct 24           Basketball Drafts (coaches only)

Oct 26           Basketball & Wrestling Practices begin

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

 

November 2019

Nov 7            Winter Sports Picture Day #1 at Veterans

Nov 9           Winter Sports Picture Day #2 at Rock Creek

Nov 11          Veterans Day Holiday (Buildings/offices Closed; Gates open 7:00am-10:00pm)

Nov 21          EPIC Day at Rock Creek:  10:00am

Nov 25-30     Thanksgiving Break (no games; team practices by appointment)

Nov 28           Thanksgiving Holiday (Parks Closed)

Nov 29           Observance of Thanksgiving Holiday (Buildings/offices Closed; Gates open 7:00am-10:00pm)

 

December 2019

Dec 2             Basketball Games begin

Dec 7             Breakfast with Santa:  8:00-11:00am at Rock Creek

Dec 19          EPIC Day at Rock Creek:  10:00am

Dec 21-31      Christmas Break (no games)

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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