Swainsboro-Emanuel County Parks and Recreation Department strives to meet the needs of the citizens of Emanuel County by offering a variety of sports activities and recreational facilities including parks and walking trails throughout the county. Recreation Department facilities include an activity room filled with exercise equipment and a gym. The recreation complex surrounding the center includes a lighted walking trail, four lighted softball fields, concession stand with scoring tower, batting cage with warm-up area, restrooms, two playgrounds, four picnic pavilions with grills, a cook shelter and three ponds. The baseball complex, located on McLeod Bridge Road, includes three lighted ball fields with scoring tower, restrooms, playground, picnic tables, concession stand and two batting cages.
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Swainsboro-Emanuel County Parks and Recreation Department’s mission is to provide quality recreational facilities, services and programs to meet the needs of the citizens of Emanuel County.
Spring Sports Registration January 25 – 29
Swainsboro-Emanuel County Parks and Recreation Department will hold Spring Sports Registration January 25-29 at the Recreation Department, 632 McLeod Bridge Road, Swainsboro. Registration hours are 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. First time participants must bring a birth certificate. Registration fee is $35 (insurance available for $6 extra) for the following sports:
T-Ball (for 3 & 4 year olds) & Coach Pitch (for 5 & 6 year olds.)— Player must be 3 before May 1, 2021, and cannot turn 7 before May 1, 2021. (Players who turn 6 years old before May 1, 2021 have the option of playing coach pitch or youth baseball or girls softball.)
Youth Baseball (Ages 6-12)—Player must be 7 on or before September 1, 2021 and cannot turn 13 before September 2, 2021. (Players who turn 6 years old before May 1, 2021, have the option of playing coach pitch or youth baseball.)
Girls Softball (Ages 7 through 17)—Player must be 7 on or before September 1, 2021 and cannot turn 18 before September 2, 2021. (Girls who turn 6 years old before May 1, 2021 have their choice of playing coach pitch or softball.)
In competition leagues, we will not honor requests for players to be put on certain teams or with certain players. We will only honor requests for siblings to be put on the same team.
For information, call Swainsboro-Emanuel County Recreation Department at 237-8098.
Daddy-Daughter Dance February 12
Swainsboro-Emanuel County Recreation Department will hold its annual Daddy-Daughter Dance Friday evening, Feb. 12, from 7 until 9 p.m. at the Recreation Department Gym, 632 McLeod Bridge Road, Swainsboro. (Mark Williams Studio will be set up to take pictures from 5:30 until 6:30 p.m.) The dance is for girls, ages 4 to 12, and their daddy (or an adult escort). Cost is $20 per couple. Unfortunately, due to COVID-19 safety guidelines, gym capacity restrictions will apply and the dance will be limited to 50 couples. No exceptions. Also, no one except dance couples will be permitted inside the gym. Refreshments will be limited and masks will be strongly encouraged.
Preregistration is required and will only be taken until the restricted limit is filled. For information, call Swainsboro-Emanuel County Recreation Department at 237-8098.
632 McLeod Bridge Road
Swainsboro, GA 30401
Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm
Gym Hours: Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm
Director, Recreation Department