Augusta Recreation, Parks & Facilities

News and Announcements

2015 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Parade Application and Packet - This year's parade will be Saturday, January 17th beginning at 11:00 a.m. (Line begins at 9:00 a.m.) For more information and to download your application for the 2015 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Parade, please click on the follow link. Parade Application and Packet

Mobile Playground - The Augusta Recreation, Parks and Facilities Department is now offering its Mobile Playground at a Park near you! Full of games & activities the whole family can enjoy. Please click here for the Mobile Playground Schedule

Mission Statement

  • Creating Community through People, Parks and Program
  • Preserve, Protect and Enhance our Parks and Facilities

Department Divisions

  • Recreation - Includes Athletics, Aquatics, Community Recreation Programming, Rental Facilities, Special Events and Senior Adult Programming.
  • Parks - Includes Landscape & Grounds, Regional Parks, Cemeteries, Safety & Training, Records Retention and Business Operations.
  • Facilities - Includes Municipal Buildings and Facility Maintenance & Management
Benefits of Recreation

  • Community Benefits - reduces crime, connected families, sense of community, ethnic and cultural harmony.
  • Economic Benefits - economic stimulant, reduces health care costs, productive workforce, land values, tourism
  • Environmental Benefits - physical health, stress reduction, ecosystem, community pride, property values.
The way we utilize our leisure time directly affects our quality of life. Whether our activities are physical, mental, or just provide a respite from the daily routine, they improve our sense of well-being. Thus, excellent parks and recreation programs enhance the overall quality of life in a city.

At the Augusta Recreation, Parks and Facilities Department, we believe our programs live up to our mission - whether you are three years old or 75 years young, we have something for you.

Our Department includes over 70 Parks, Playgrounds, Community Buildings, Municipal Buildings, Aquatics Facilities and Programs, Athletic Complexes, Boating and Fishing areas, Senior Adult Centers and Programs, After School and Day Camp Programs, Youth and Adult Fitness Classes and Activities, an array of Family Focused Special Events, Seasonal Athletic Programs and just about anything you and your family may have an interest in. Not to mention, our vast number of properties available to rent.

So for your next family gathering, pledge to get healthy, social event, outdoor excursion or company function, please consider one of our many Facilities, Activities or Programs, and let us help you achieve the best quality of life.