Recreational Programming News: Summer 2017 Edition
The City of Sandy Springs offers year-round sport and leisure programs for residents of all ages. Let spring and summer’s longer days and warmer temperatures 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!
Summer Events
Fulton Golden Games
For more than 20 years, The Fulton Golden Games has helped mature adults stay physically active and socially engaged. The annual event will take place April 26-May31 and attracts more than 500 adults age 50 years and older, who participate in athletic and recreational events including hiking, running, bowling, and much more. Meals are provided at most of the events, and an awards luncheon is featured at the end of the month, with medals and prizes.

Fulton County Golden Games Facebook Page
National Kids to Parks Day
For the past seven years, Sandy Springs has participated in the National Park Trust's, National Kids to Park Day, a nation-wide initiative designed to celebrate local parks. This year’s event is scheduled for Saturday, May 20 from 10 a.m. till 4 p.m. at Hammond Park. Activities for all ages will be provided by the City of Sandy Springs Recreation and Parks Department and include: obstacle course challenges, water slides, inflatables, face painting, balloon artist, raffles, DJ music, and much more. Admission is free. The National Park Trust encourages children to venture outside and explore their local parks, while discovering nature and history.
Canoe, Kayak and Paddleboard the Hooch
It’s time to play in the river! The Chattahoochee River runs along 22 miles of Sandy Springs and it’s quite a fun neighbor to get to know. For those wanting to learn more, Canoe, Kayak and Paddleboard Intro Day is scheduled for Saturday, April 16 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Overlook Park. This is a free event for ages 10 and up. For the more competitive set, the 6th Annual Standup Paddleboard Race is scheduled for Sunday, June 25 from 8 a.m. to noon at Overlook Park. The fee for this event is $55/$65/kids are free.

Standup Paddleboard Race Webpage
Gymnastics Team Tryout
Gymnastics Team Tryouts provides the opportunity for your gymnast to show us her current gymnastics skill level and for the team coaches to evaluate and place her in the best spot based upon her strength, flexibility and gymnastics skills. We have openings in both our Pre-Team and Competitive Team and we highly encourage any interested gymnast to come out and show us what they've got!!! Team Tryouts are held May 6, 2017 from 1-3 p.m. at the Sandy Springs Gymnastics Center at Hammond Park.

Learn more
Sandy Springs Tennis Week
Chances are you’ve driven past Sandy Springs Tennis Center more times than you can count, but have you set foot on one of the center’s 24 lighted courts?! Sandy Springs Tennis Center wants to get to know you and that’s why they’ve created a Sandy Springs Tennis Week. During the week of May 8-14, the center will host a variety of complimentary events and use of the tennis center.
Summer Camps
Day Camp
Ages 6-11

Sports Day Camp
Ages 7-12

Discover Nature Camp
Ages 5-7

Discover Nature Camp
Ages 8-11

Theater Camp, Kids Take the Stage 
Grades K-2

Theater Production Camp, The Emperor’s New Clothes 
Grades 2-8

Musical Theater Camp, Into the Woods Jr.
Grades 3-8

Summer Soccer Camp
Ages 6-12

Summer Lacrosse Camp 
Ages 6-12

Summer Hangout Camp 
Ages 6-12

Rhythmic Gymnastics Camps
Ages 6-12

Gymnastics Team Camp
Ages 4-17

Preschool Gymnastics Camp
Ages 3-5
Youth Gymnastics Camp
Ages 5-14

Art a la Carte Kidz, Chemistry Camp
Ages 6-11

Art a la Carte Kidz, Anime & Cartooning Camp
Ages 6-11

Art a la Carte Kidz, Young Archeologist Camp
Ages 6-11

Art a la Carte Kidz, Davey Jones' Locker Oceanography Camp
Ages 6-11

Art a la Carte Kidz, Studio Painter Camp
Ages 6-11

Art a la Carte Kidz, Video Game Maker Camp
Ages 6-11

Art a la Carte Kidz, Video Game Lovers 
Art & Science Camp
Ages 6-11

Art a la Carte Kidz, Before Camp Care
Ages 6-11

Art a la Carte Kidz, After Camp Care
Ages 6-11

Art a la Carte Kidz, Before & After Camp Care
Ages 6-11
Summer Programming
Nature Photography Workshop
Ages 14-Adult

Nature Photography Walk
Ages 14-Adult

Discover Nature Classes
Ages 5-10

Karate Youth
Ages 6-13

Karate Teen and Adult
Ages 14-Adult
Canoe Kayak & Paddleboard Intro Day
Ages 10-Adult

Stand Up Paddleboard Demo Classes
Ages 10-Adult

Stand Up Paddleboard Yoga Classes
Ages 10-Adult

Paddleshack Watercraft Rentals
Ages 10-Adult
Sports and Fitness
All Ages

Youth Lacrosse
Ages 7-11

SSYS Spring Baseball/Softball
Ages 4-18

Flag Football
All Ages

All Ages

Youth Track - Summer
Ages 7-18

Core Strength and Conditioning (Fitness Classes)
Ages 15-Adult
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
Exceptional Adventures Summer Camp
Ages 7-11

Sparkling Stars Summer 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 You can also telephone our Call Center 24 hours a day, seven days a week at 770-730-5600.