Parks and Recreation Calendar

Dawson County Parks & Recreation Calendar of Events



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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)


February 2018

Feb 3              Dawsonville Racers Swim Team Registration:  10am-2pm at Rock Creek

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

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

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            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 4             Miss Relay for Life Beauty Pageant at DCJHS

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 at Rock Creek 

Mar 17          Volleyball Matches begin

Mar 24           Spring Sports Opening Day & Exhibition Games at Rock Creek   

Mar 24           Spring Baseball, Softball, T-Ball Picture Day

Mar 24           Instructional League T-Ball 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 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 7            Cheer Uniform Measurement/Try-on Date:  3:00-7:00pm at Rock Creek (Uniform rep will be present)

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

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


June 2018

Jun  1            Northside Hospital's Movies in the Park™ - Dawsonville:  Activities begin at 6:00pm at War Hill Park

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

Jun 4-8          Swim Lessons Week 1 at Veterans

Jun 4-8          All Sports Camp 1 at Rock Creek

Jun 11-15      Youth Basketball Camp 1 at Rock Creek

Jun 11-15      Swim Lessons Week 2 at Veterans

Jun 18-22      Swim Lessons Week 3 at Veterans

Jun 18-22      All Sports Camp 2 at Rock Creek

Jun 25-29      Youth Basketball Camp 2 at Rock Creek

Jun 25-29      Swim Lessons Week 4 at Veterans


July 2018

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 9-11           Volleyball Camp at Rock Creek (3-day)

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

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 30             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 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 10           Dance Classes Begin at Rock Creek (*TENTATIVE*)

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

Aug 13-14      Football & Cheer Pictures at Veterans

Aug 20           Fall 8U Baseball & Softball Evaluations at Rock Creek 

Aug 21           Fall 10U Baseball & Softball Evaluations at Rock Creek

Aug 23           Fall 12U &14U Baseball & Softball Evaluations at Rock Creek

Aug 24           Fall T-Ball Drafts (coaches only) 

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

Nov 8            Winter Sports Picture Day #1 at Veterans

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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