Parks and Recreation Calendar

Dawson County Parks & Recreation Calendar of Events

 

2018

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

 

January 2018

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

Jan 2-4           Rec. Center at Rock Creek CLOSED for Floor Refinishing:  Reopens at 5:00pm on January 4 (games on as scheduled)

Jan 2-Feb 12 Spring Sports Online Registration (Baseball, Softball, T-Ball, Track & Field, Volleyball)

Jan 9               Beginner Tai Chi begins at Rock Creek

Jan 14            JWCWA Novice Wrestling Tournament at Rock Creek

Jan 15            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

 

February 2018

Feb 5-12         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

Feb 9-11         Battle of the Best Basketball Tournament:  Relay for Life Benefit at Rock Creek & Veterans

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

Feb 12            Spring Sports Registration DEADLINE:  Walk-in until 8:00pm / Online until midnight

Feb 12            UFA Soccer - Dawson Rec. Coaches Meeting

Feb 19            President’s Day Holiday (Buildings/offices Closed; Gates open 7:00am-10:00pm)

Feb 19            UFA Soccer Practices Begin

Feb 26            Spring 12U Baseball & Softball Evaluations (7:30PM) / T-Ball Drafts (6:00PM)

Feb 27            Spring 10U (6:00PM) & 14U (7:30PM) Baseball & Softball Evaluations

 

March 2018

Mar 1            Spring 8U Baseball & Softball Evaluations (6:00PM) 

Mar 1            Dance Registration DEADLINE 

Mar 1            War Hill Park Campsites Open

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

Mar 3            Spring Baseball, Softball, T-Ball, and Track & Field Practices begin

Mar 3            Volleyball Clinic & Evaluations 

Mar 3             Miss Relay for Life Beauty Pageant Rehearsal:  2:00pm at DCJHS

Mar 3             UFA Soccer Spring Soccer Games Begin

Mar 4             Miss Relay for Life Beauty Pageant at DCJHS

Mar 5              Beginner Tai Chi begins

Mar 5             Volleyball Practices begin

Mar 15           Tennis Apprentice begins at Rock Creek:  Juniors at 6:00PM; Adults at 7:00PM

Mar 10            Volleyball & Track Picture Day

Mar 24            Spring Sports Opening Day   

Mar 24            Spring Sports Picture Day

Mar 24            Instructional League T-Ball Begins begins

Mar 26          Spring Sports Regular Game Season begins

Mar 31          Community Egg Hunt at Veterans Memorial Park:  Activities begin at 11:30AM; Egg Hunt begins promptly at 2:30PM

Mar 31-Apr 9 Spring Break (no games; practices optional)

 

April 2018

Apr 2            Football & Fall Baseball/T-Ball/Softball Online Registration begins (Cheer registration is walk-in only in May)

Apr 12          Spring Adult Softball Games begin (*TENTATIVE*)

Apr 14          Volleyball Games  begin

Apr 16          Spring Adult Softball Games begin 

Apr 21          Baseball All-Stars Application & Softball All-Stars Application DEADLINE  

Apr 27          Relay for Life at Veterans Memorial Park

Apr 30-May 7 Football & Cheer Walk-in Registration:  Weekdays 8am-5pm / Saturday 9am-12pm / Final Day open until 8pm

 

May 2018

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

May 1            UFA Soccer Summer Camp, Academy/Select Tryouts and Fall Rec Registration Opens

May 1-31      Summer Adult Softball (1-pitch league) Registration

May 5            Dawsonville Racers Swim Team Registration:  10:00am-2:00pm at Rock Creek

May 7            Football & Cheer Registration DEADLINE:  Walk-in until 8:00pm / Online (football only) until midnight

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

May 8            U.S. Army Training Exercise Practice at War Hill Park - Boat Ramps CLOSED 11:00AM-3:00PM

May 9            U.S. Army Training Exercise at War Hill Park - Boat Ramps CLOSED 6:00AM-5:00PM

May 10          U.S. Army Training Exercise at War Hill Park - Inclement Weather MAKE-UP Date

May 12          Volleyball End of Season Tournament in Fannin County

May 12          UFA Soccer - Last Spring Soccer Game

May 14-17     12U Baseball Battle of the Bats Tournament

May 15          8U Softball Battle of the Bats Tournament

May 15-19    10U Baseball Battle of the Bats Tournament

May 15-19    10U Softball Battle of the Bats Tournament

May 15-19    14U Baseball Battle of the Bats Tournament

May 18          End of Season Dance Recital at Rock Creek

May 19         8U Baseball Battle of the Bats Tournament

May 21-27    Tennis Courts at Rock Creek CLOSED FOR REPAIRS

May 26          Pool at Veterans Memorial Park Opens:  Public Swim Daily 12:00-5:00PM  DELAYED OPENING - UPDATES COMING SOON

May 26          Splash Pad at Rock Creek Opens:  Open Daily 10:00AM-8:00PM

May 28          Memorial Day Holiday (Buildings/offices Closed; Gates open 7:00am-10:00pm; Pool open 12:00-5:00pm)

May 29          Dawsonville Racers Swim Team Practices begin

May 29-31     UFA Soccer Academy Tryouts

 

June 2018

Jun 2             Rotary Day at Rock Creek Splash Pad:  11:00AM-3:00PM  *FREE* 

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

Jun 4              Beginner Tai Chi  

Jun 4-8          Swim Lessons Week 1 at Veterans

Jun 4-8          All Sports Camp 1 at Rock Creek

June 5-7        UFA Soccer Select Tryouts

Jun 5-28        Water Aerobics Session 1 at Veterans Memorial Park

Jun 5-Jul 17 Kona Ice  at Rock Creek: Tues/Thurs 11:30am

Jun 8            8U Softball All-Stars District Tournament begins 

Jun 8            10U Softball All-Stars District Tournament begins

Jun 8            14U Baseball All-Stars District Tournament begins

Jun 9            14U Softball All-Stars District Tournament begins

Jun 11           Tennis Apprentice Level 2 (Juniors) begins at Rock Creek:   6:30-8:00PM (Mon/Wed - June 11, 13, 25, 27)

Jun 11           10U Football Equipment Distribution & Uniform Sizing:  6:00PM at Veterans Football Building

Jun 12           9U Football Equipment Distribution & Uniform Sizing:  6:00PM at Veterans Football Building

Jun 12           Tennis Apprentice Level 2 (Adults) begins at Rock Creek:   6:30-8:00PM (Tues/Thurs - June 12, 14, 26, 28)

Jun 11-15      Lady Tigers Basketball Camp (girls) at Rock Creek

Jun 11-15      Swim Lessons Week 2 at Veterans

June 11-15    UFA Soccer Summer Camp

Jun 14            8U Baseball All-Stars District Tournament begins

Jun 14            12U Baseball All-Stars District Tournament begins

Jun 15            7U Baseball All-Stars District Tournament begins

Jun 15            10U Baseball All-Stars District Tournament begins

Jun 18           8U Football Equipment Distribution & Uniform Sizing:  6:00PM at Veterans Football Building

Jun 18-22      Swim Lessons Week 3 at Veterans

Jun 18-22      All Sports Camp 2 at Rock Creek

Jun 21           6U Football Equipment Distribution & Uniform Sizing:  6:00PM at Veterans Football Building

Jun 25          Spring Men's League Softball End of Season Tournament

Jun 25-29      Tigers Basketball Camp (boys) at Rock Creek

Jun 28          Spring Co-ed League Softball End of Season Tournament  

Jun 28           Therapeutic Horseback Riding Camps Q&A:  5:00-7:00pm at Rock Creek Classroom

Jun  29          Northside Hospital's Movies in the Park™ - Dawsonville:  Activities begin at 6:00pm at War Hill Park (originally 6/1/18)

 

July 2018

Park and Recreation Month

Jul 1-15          Travel Team Registration

Jul 2-6            Swim Lessons Week 4 at Veterans

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

Jul 9               Adult Softball Summer League Games Begin CANCELLED

Jul 10-12        Volleyball Camp at Rock Creek (3-day)

Jul 10-Aug 2    Water Aerobics Session 2 at Veterans Memorial Park

Jul 13             Football & Cheer Required Documents DEADLINE

Jul 16-18        Cheer Camp at Rock Creek (3-day)

Jul 16             Football Conditioning & Cheer Practices Begin at Veterans

Jul 23             Football Practicies (helmets only) Begin

Jul 28             Football Practices (full pads) Begin

Jul 30-Aug 6  Fall Baseball/T-Ball/Softball Walk-in Registration:  Weekdays 8am-5pm / Saturday 9am-12pm / Final Day open until                                   8pm

 

August 2018

Aug 1             Last Weekday for Pool:  12:00-5:00pm at Veterans (weekends/holidays only thru Labor Day) *TENTATIVE*  

Aug 2             Tennis Apprentice for Beginners begins at Rock Creek:  Tue/Thur - August 2, 7, 9, 16, 21

Aug 6             Fall Baseball/T-Ball/Softball Registration DEADLINE (online & walk-in):  Walk-in until 8:00pm / Online until midnight

Aug 10           Northside Hospital's Movies in the Park - Dawsonville:  at Veterans Memorial Park

Aug 13           Dance Classes Begin at Rock Creek (Classes move to Mondays for the 2018-19 Session)

Aug 13           Fall Adult Softball Games begin (*TENTATIVE*)

Aug 13-14      Football & Cheer Pictures at Veterans Football Field

Aug 17           Fall T-Ball Drafts (coaches only):  6:00pm at Rock Creek

Aug 20           Fall 8U Baseball & Softball Evaluations at Rock Creek:  6:00pm at Rock Creek 

Aug 21           Fall 10U Baseball & Softball Evaluations at Rock Creek:  6:00pm at Rock Creek

Aug 23           Fall 12U Baseball & Softball Evaluations at Rock Creek:  6:00pm at Rock Creek

Aug 23           Fall 14U Baseball & Softball Evaluations at Rock Creek:  7:30pm at Rock Creek

Aug 25           Fall Baseball/T-Ball/Softball Practices begin

Aug 25           Football Games Begin

 

September 2018

Sep 3             Labor Day Holiday (Buildings/offices Closed; Gates open 7:00am-10:00pm; Pool open 12:00-5:00pm)

Sep 3             Last Day for Pool:  12:00-5:00pm at Veterans 

Sep 3             Last Day for Splash Pad at Rock Creek

Sep 10-Oct 8 Winter Sports Online Registration (Basketball & Wrestling)

Sep 15           Fall Baseball/Softball/T-Ball Games begin

Sep 15           Fall Baseball/Softball/T-Ball Picture Day

 

October 2018

Oct 1-8          Winter Sports Walk-in Registration (Basketball Wrestling):  Weekdays 8am-5pm / Saturday 9am-12pm / Final Day                                  open until 8pm

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

Oct 20           Instructional League Basketball Practices begin at Rock Creek

Oct 20           Instructional League Basketball Picture Day at Rock Creek

Oct 22-23      Basketball Evaluations 

Oct 27           Winter Sports Practices begin

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

 

November 2018

Nov 8            Winter Sports Picture Day #1 at Veterans

Nov 12          Observance of Veterans Day (Buildings/offices Closed; Gates open 7:00am-10:00pm)

Nov 10           Winter Sports Picture Day Day #2 at Rock Creek

Nov 19-24     Thanksgiving Break (no games; practices optional)

Nov 22           Thanksgiving Holiday (Parks Closed)

Nov 23           Observance of Thanksgiving Holiday (Buildings/offices Closed; Gates open 7:00am-10:00pm)

Nov 26           Basketball Games begin

 

December 2018

Dec 1             Breakfast with Santa:  8:00-11:00am at Rock Creek

Dec 17-31      Christmas Break (no games; practices optional)

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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