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PARKS Photo Galleries

Events and Activities

Here you will find pictures of recent events and activities held in our parks.  If you have pictures of an event or just a single picture you would like to post, send them to us. Please provide a description of the event or activity. Submitted pictures may be used on this web site and in park brochures.

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Group of tennis players posing for photo.
Family Fun Day - November 2019

Sweetwater Tennis Center and USTA-Atlanta held a family-fun day to introduce tennis to new players. It turned out to be a chilly morning, but a good number of participants showed up to have tennis fun!

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Photo of a child playing on the all-inclusive playground at Windy Hill.
All-Inclusive Playground Opening - November 2019

The new all-inclusive playground opened at the Windy Hill Community Center recently. The playground is designed for use by all children, regardless of disability. Photographer Ginny Jarvis was there capturing photos of the event.

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Photo of children dressed up for Halloween.
Fall Festival - October 2019

It was a cold night, but we had a great turn-out of ghosts, witches and super heroes at our annual Fall Festival held at Jim Miller Park!

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A photo of dancers at the International Festival.
Cobb International Festival - August 2019

We had a great turn-out for the inaugural Cobb International Festival held at Jim Miller Park Event Center. A great variety of items were available -  food, art and dance were featured at the event!

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Union soldiers in line
Living History Day - July 2019

A glimpse into the Green Family Plantation in 1864, featuring civilian and military life.  More living history programs to come!

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Photo of a male competitive swimmer swimming the butterfly.
Patti Wilder Swim Meet - June 2019

Another great meet at the Mountain View Aquatic Center where hundreds of participants competed in this annual meet.

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Photo of children touching a snake at the Hyde Farm nature camp.
Hyde Farm Nature Camp - June 2019

Here are photos from our recent Hyde Farm Nature Camp where kids enjoy the outdoors and learn about nature!

 

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Photo of the Mabry Park playground.
Mabry Park Ribbon Cutting - May 2019

Hundreds of people attended the grand opening of Cobb Parks' newest park! Beautiful greenspace and an awesome playground highlights this new park in northeast Cobb.

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Photo of mother and daughters enjoying the eggstravaganza event.
Eggstravaganza - April 2019

Beautiful spring afternoon at the Al Bishop Complex for Cobb PARKS' annual Eggstravaganza! Thousands came out to enjoy the hunt and the fun!!!!

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Photo of cheerleaders with their trophy
The Ultimate Cheer Fest - November 2018

Great competition with these great athletes in the annual event held at the Cobb Civic Center.

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photo of a basket weaver at the Mable House harvest festival
Mable House Harvest Festival - October 2018

A beautiful day and fun times were had at this annual fall event!

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Photo of mother and son dressed for Halloween.
Fall Festival - October 2018

Plenty of trick or treats in this annual event held at Jim Miller Park.

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Photo of 2 girls holding a trophy and dressed for Halloween.
Sweetwater Halloween Tennis Tournament - October 2018

Sweetwater Tennis Center in Austell hosted a family fun tennis event, including a tournament, a haunted house and gifts and prizes! The event was sponsored by the Cobb County Community Tennis Association. Photos courtesy of Stephanie King.

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Interior photo of the Event Center at Jim Miller Park.
Jim Miller Park Event Center Ribbon Cutting - September 2018

The new Event Center at Jim Miller Park is now open for reservations. The center will be used for: • Weddings, receptions, quinceañeras and reunions • Corporate meetings and training or seminars • Civic meetings and church socials • Banquets • Trade shows • Concerts and dances • Festivals and expos. Contact the facility manager, Cara Lynn, at (770) 528-8875 for information.

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Large group of happy tennis players
Family Tennis Night - June 2018

We had a great turn-out for Family Tennis Night at Lost Mountain Tennis Center! Sponsored by USTA-Atlanta, this program offers an opportunity for people to give the game of tennis a try.

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boys playing tennis at Harrison Tennis Center
USTA National 12s at Harrison Tennis Center - May 2018

Harrison Tennis Center was once again the host to the USTA National Level II 12s tournament. This tournament brings some of the top level players from around the country.

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March 2018 Egg Hunt
Egg Hunt - March 2018

A fun-filled day at Al Bishop Complex!

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 Georgia Special Olympics January 2018
Georgia Special Olympics Winter Games Opening Ceremonies - January 2018

A packed house to kick off the Special Olympics Winter Games at the Cobb Civic Center.

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Candy Cane Hunt December 2017
Candy Cane Hunt - December 2017

We had nice weather and a great turn-out for our annual Candy Cane Hunt held at the Mable House historic site.

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Ultimate Cheer Fest November 2017
Ultimate Cheer Fest - November 2017

We had a great day of competition where cheer teams from all over the Atlanta area competed at the Cobb Civic Center.

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Fall Festival October 2017
Fall Festival - October 2017

We had a great turn-out for our annual Fall Festival held at Jim Miller Park. Check out all the great costumes!

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Patti Wilder Swim Meet July 2017
Patti Wilder Swim Meet - July 2017

Great competition in this annual meet at Mountain View Aquatic Center!

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Family Tennis Night July 2017
Family Tennis Night - July 2017

A great evening of tennis at Lost Mountain Tennis Center where over 250 people got a chance to learn a little tennis and have fun!

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Cobb Special Olympic Soccer Team July 2017
Cobb Special Olympic Soccer Team - July 2017

Our Cobb Special Olympic soccer team travels with Atlanta United FC soccer team to Florida.

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Egg Hunt April 2017
Egg Hunt - April 2017

We had a beautiful to have our annual Egg Hunt at Al Bishop Softball Complex. Thousands attended to join in the fun!

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Teach a Child to Fish April 2017
Teach a Child to Fish - April 2017

A free program offered by our Natural Resources unit at Hyde Farm, youth learning how to fish. Everyone had a great time!