Recreational Programming News: Fall 2017 Edition
The City of Sandy Springs offers year-round sport and leisure programs for residents of all ages. Celebrate fall and let sweater weather inspire you and your family to get active right here in Sandy Springs. This seasonal newsletter will share programming highlights from the City’s Recreation and Parks Department. We hope to see you soon!
Fall Events
Spooky Springs Returns!
Celebrate Halloween in Sandy Springs on  Saturday, October 21, 2017 from 6-8 p.m.  at Abernathy Greenway Park! Join our costumed characters for a not-so-frightful evening filled with the fun sights and sounds of Halloween! Residents in adjacent neighborhoods are strongly encouraged to walk.
For more information about Spooky Springs
Statewide Rankings at the Sandy Springs Tennis Center
Tennis players keep their eye on the ball, but the community should keep their eye on tennis players at the Sandy Springs Tennis Center! The junior program boasts 60 players between the ages of 7-11 as being ranked statewide! (In the photo: Marco Skrinjar and Evan Rigsby). To learn more about the tennis program visit the Sandy Springs Tennis Center's website.
Lost Corner Events
The cottage at Lost Corner Preserve is a cozy setting for their Fall Lecture Series. Learn more about the area's history and marvel at the natural beauty in their Discover Nature Series. Most programs are all-ages and ideal for families to spend time together.
Monthly Photography Club
It’s time to put your phone down, grab a camera and discover the wonderful world of photography. The photography club meets once a month at Lost Corner Preserve and covers a variety of topics to help maximize photos opps and avoid photo oooops! This is the perfect time get involved with to capture the picture perfect moments of the holidays. Learn more by visiting the club's Facebook Group.
Holiday Hoops
Mark your calendar for this year's Holiday Hoops Basketball Skill Challenge! The event is for middle school boys and girls grades 6th - 8th and features a 2-on-2 round robin tournament, free-throw and 3-point shooting contest. Friday, December 1, 2017 - Check-in at 5:30 p.m. Competition begins at 6 p.m. at Sandy Springs Middle School 8750 Pride Place
Save the Date for the Daddy Daughter Dance
Mark your calendar for one of the year's biggest date nights! The 9th annual Daddy Daughter Dance is scheduled for Saturday, February 3, 2018 from 6-8 p.m. with registration beginning November 6, 2017. The event will be held at Spalding Drive Elementary School. The cost is $35/father-daughter and includes a keepsake photo; $10 each additional daughter.
Fall Programming
Activities
Discover Nature Classes
Ages 5-10

Nature Walks
Ages 6-Adult

Photography Club
Ages 14-Adult

Knitting Classes
Ages 16-Adult
Martial Arts
Karate Youth
Ages 6-13

Karate Teen and Adult
Ages 14-Adult


Sports and Fitness
Volleyball
All Ages

Youth Lacrosse
Ages 7-11

Youth Basketball
Boys and Girls Grades 2-5

SSYS Spring Baseball/Softball
(registration now open)
Ages 4-15

Flag Football
All Ages

Pickleball
All Ages

Youth Track - Winter
Ages 7-18

Core Strength and Conditioning (Fitness Classes)
Ages 15-Adult
Gymnastics
Gymnastics Classes
Ages 1-Adult

Gymnastics Clinics
Ages 5-18

Gymnastics Team
Ages 4-17

Rhythmic Gymnastics
Ages 4-17

Parent and Me Playdate
Ages 1-5

Parents Night Out
Ages 5-11
Exceptional Needs
Special Pops Tennis
Ages 6 and up

Sparkling Stars Gymnastics
Ages 6-12
Children’s Parties
Gymnastics Birthday Parties
Ages 2-14
Sandy Springs Community News
The City also produces a monthly e-newsletter that will keep you informed on news and events happening throughout Sandy Springs.
This newsletter is prepared by the City of Sandy Springs. You can learn more about the City on our website at  sandyspringsga.gov. You can also telephone our Call Center 24 hours a day, seven days a week at 770-730-5600.