Parks & Recreation
The mission of the Parks & Recreation
- To develop and maintain park facilities and grounds while
providing year-round activities, programs, and special events
for leisure and wellness pursuits of Henry County residents.
- To assist in acquiring property for the continued development
of the park program. The Therapeutic Recreation Division
will provide Henry County residents who have mental, physical,
economic and behavioral challenges the opportunity to participate
in competitive sporting events as well as organized outing,
socials and creative activities.
The Henry County Recreation Department (HCRD) is funded through
the Henry County Board of Commissioners, user fees, participant
fees, grants, and donations. Henry County Recreation Board
members are appointed by each Commissioner to represent their
District for Parks and Recreation.
The Henry County Recreation Department is affiliated with
the United States Tennis Association, Amateur Softball Association,
Henry County Officials Association, United States Slow-Pitch
Association,Georgia Recreation and Parks Association, National
Certification of Therapeutic Specialists, National Youth Sports
Coaches Association and (7) Community Youth Associations.
All athletics, programs and special events are provided
for local citizens and depend on public interest for their
success. A minimum, as well as a maximum, number of participants
has been established for each activity. Without sufficient
registration, the activities will be canceled and any fee
paid will be refunded.
When a team or player fee is involved, the fee must be turned
in to the main office on or before the established deadline.
Prices are subject to change without notice. Failure to abide
by the rules and regulations of the HCRD may result in no
All participants must be covered by medical/health insurance:
a recreation policy is available for a small fee. All persons
are invited to participate in all programs and use all facilities
of the HCRD; regardless of their race, color, religion, sex,
or national origin.
For more information on programs sponsored by the HCRD, please
contact us. If we are not sponsoring an activity or sport
that interest you, perhaps we can implement one or refer you
to other sponsors near your community.