Cobb County Government

Photo Gallery

Here you will find pictures of recent events and activities held in our parks.  If you have pictures of and 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.

17 cf thumb 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.
17 ff thumb 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!!!
17 family tennis 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!

17 soccer 2 Cobb Special Olympic Soccer Team - July 2017
Our Cobb Special Olympic soccer team travels with United Atlanta soccer team to Florida.

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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!!!
17 teach fish thumb 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!
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We had another great turn-out for this annual holiday event held at the Fair Oaks Recreation Center.
 
17 candy cane thumb Candy Cane Hunt - December 2016
A chilly day did not deter families from coming out to this annual holiday event. Santa even showed up!

17 contest thumb Fun in the Park Photo Contest - November 2016
Lots of great entries for our annual photo contest! You can view the winning photos here and see all the entries here.

17 cheerfest thumb Ultimate CheerFest - November 2016
The annual cheer competition took place at the newly renovated Cobb Civic Center. Area teams showed off their talents and spirit in the fun event!!!
4P7A2180 Copy Fall Festival - October 2016
A warm Halloween evening had hundreds of ghost, ghouls, super-heroes, princesses, and other characters come out for a fun filled holiday event.
 
16 eggstravaganza Eggstravaganza - March 2016
A great crowd showed up on a beautiful night for the annual Eggstravaganza. Games, entertainment, art projects and egg hunts highlighted the evening.
16 grpa basketball thumb GRPA Basketball Districts - February 2016
Cobb County hosted the boys basketball Georgia Recreation and Parks Association basketball tournament at Ron Anderson Recreation Center. Here is some of the action!
15 operation giveback thumb Operation Giveback - December 2015
A fun community holiday event at the Fair Oaks Recreation Center where families have lunch, do holiday art, meet Santa and receive gifts!
15 jingles thumb Jingles and Jammies - December 2015
A fun holiday event at Ward Recreation Center where children have a breakfast, build gingerbread houses, see a holiday play, and then get to meet Santa!
15 candy cane thumb Candy Cane Hunt - December 2015
Hundreds of children enjoyed a nice outing at the historic Mable House making gingerbread houses, decorating cookies, making reindeer food, meeting Santa and hunting for candy canes!
15 cheer thumb The Ultimate Cheer Fest - November 2015
Youth recreational cheer teams competed in the annual event held at the Mable House Barnes Amphitheater.

15 fall fest thumb Fall Festival - October 2015
Ghosts, goblins, witches and super heroes were seen having fun at this annual event held at Jim Miller Park.
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Seven Springs Water Park Ribbon Cutting - May 2015
The weather held out as we had a great time at the ribbon cutting for the Seven Springs Water Park at Wild Horse Creek Park. (more info here)

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TRS Spring Formal - April 2015
Photographer Jason Amerson captures the pageantry and fun of the annual TRS Spring Formal.

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The Eggstravaganza Under the Stars - March 2015
The annual egg hunt with a twist - our first night-time hunt. The weather was cool, but hundreds showed up for a fun holiday event.

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Danish Performance Team - March 2015
The Danish Performance Gymnastics Team visited Cobb and the Cobb Gymnastics Center to work out with our local Cobb teams.

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Basketball Skills Competition - February 2015
The first annual 3-point and free-throw competition was held at recreation centers through-out Cobb. There was a great turn-out and great players competing. Congratulations to all the competitors and winners!

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Chipper Jones Field - January 2015
A Fuller's Park baseball field was revitalized through the generosity of the Atlanta Braves Foundation and named after Braves player Chipper Jones. Pictures of the ceremony courtesy of photographer Peter Lund.

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Operation Give Back - December 2014
A community event held at the Fair Oaks Recreation Center. Holiday music, arts and crafts, and gifts for children of the community.

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Jingles and Jammies - December 2014
Annual holiday event held at the Ward Recreation Center. Food, arts and crafts, a holiday play of Frosty the Snowman, and a visit from Santa delighted all who attended.

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The Ultimate Cheer Fest - November 2014
Youth recreational cheer teams competed in the annual event held at the Cobb Civic Center. You can find more action shots here.

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Fall Festival - October 2014
Ghosts, goblins, super heroes and a small fish were seen having fun at this annual event held at Jim Miller Park.

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Back-to-School Bash - July 2014
Summer is almost over and the kids are getting ready to go back to school. Fair Oaks Recreation Center has a fun event to get the kids ready for school - with supplies for the children and fun activities.

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Art University Summer Camp - July 2014
Art camp at The Art Station - Big Shanty. Young artists honing their skills with an astronomy theme.

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"Spark a Reaction" Teen Library Book Making Workshop
June 2014
About 15 teens joined The Art Station - Big Shanty at the Charles D. Switzer Library (formerly Central Library) for a fun and FREE accordion book making workshop!

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BMX Dixieland Nationals - April 2014
Pics from the BMX Dixieland Nationals held at Wildhorse Creek Park April 25-27, 2014.

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Windy Hill Community Center Ribbon Cutting
April 2014

Pictures from the Windy Hill Community Center and Doris Sims Annual Spring Formal (April 25, 2014)

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Winter Special Olympics - January 2014
Pictures from the opening ceremonies of the Winter Special Olympics GA held at the Cobb Civic Center in January 2014.

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Operation Give Back - December 2013
A community event held at the Fair Oaks Recreation Center. Holiday music, arts and crafts, and gifts for children of the community.

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Jingles and Jammies - December 2013
Annual holiday event held at the Ward Recreation Center. Food, arts and crafts, a holiday play of Frosty the Snowman, and a visit from Santa delighted all who attended.

13 candy cane thumb Candy Cane Hunt - December 2013
It was a beautiful day and there was a great turn-out at the annual holiday event at the Mable House.

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entires from our annual photo contest
Sports and Action ; Nature and Wildlife ; General Category
13 cheerfest thumb The Ultimate Cheer Fest - November 2013
Youth recreational cheer teams competed in the annual event held at the Cobb Civic Center. You can find more action shots here.
13 fall fest thumb Fall Festival - October 2013
The Fall Festival was held at Jim Miller Park on Halloween night and there was a great turn-out of ghosts, goblins, princesses and super heroes!!!! There were games, hay-rides, candy, costume contests, and a very haunted house to thrill everyone.
13 back to school thumb Back-to-School Bash - July 2013
Pictures from the 2013 Back to School Bash at Fair Oaks Recreation Center.


13 national tennis thumb National Open Tennis - May 2013
The USTA National Open 16s was held at Harrison Tennis Center featuring some of the top players in the country.
13 masquearde thumb Social Club Masquerade Dinners - Feburay 2013
Our Therapeutic program host a masquerade dinner for our social clubs.


 candy cane hunt Candy Cane Hunt - December 2012
It was a beautiful day and there was a great turn-out at the annual holiday event at the Mable House.
 jingles and jammies Jingles and Jammies - December 2012
The Jingles and Jammies event was held at Ward Recreation Center. Arts and crafts, Christmas carols, a Christmas performance, and a special guest to entertain the crowd. Almost everyone had a great time.
 fun in the park photo contest girl 2012 Fun in the Park Photo Contest
Winners / General Category / Nature and Wildlife /
Sports and Action - About 140 photos capturing sights and scenes in Cobb's parks and programs.  For more details, click here.
 smile exhibit Smile Exhibit by Cobb Transition Academies
October 2012 - Cobb County Transition Academies ( Kennesaw Mountain, Osborne, Hillgrove and Pope) created art around the theme of what makes them smile and displayed their work at The Art Station - Big Shanty.
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Our campers competed in a dance competion during our summer camp field day.

 fishing rodeo Fishing Rodeo - July 2012
Over 100 participants competed in this annual event at Lost Mountain Park. Congratulations to all the winners!!!
12 national tennis thumb National Open Tennis - May 2012
The USTA National Open 16s was held at Harrison Tennis Center featuring some of the top players in the country.
 shaw park bird in nest Shaw Park Birdhouses - May 2012
The President of Shaw Park along with help from 6 year-old Preston Neilson  installed Blue bird houses at Shaw park using recycled wood. As of today we have had four blue birds nest successfully at Shaw Park (Pictures taken by Avery Newmark)
 flower Spotlight on the Arts - April 2012
Artwork on display at The Art Station - Big Shanty, by local elementary schools, performances and hands-on arts and crafts!
12 special olympics thumb Special Olympics Spring Games - April 2012
SOGA-Cobb local spring games
 Easter egg hunt Egg Hunt - March 2012
There was a great turn-out for this annual event held at Jim Miller Park! Candy and eggs, contests, art activities, inflatables, entertainment and the Easter bunny were enjoyed by all!
 peter pan Peter Pan - March 2012
Photos from the play "Peter Pan" performed by the Georgia Metropolitan Dance Theatre. The performances were held at the Jennie T. Anderson Theatre.
 summer camp expo Summer Camp Expo - March 2012
Annual event held at the Cobb Civic Center where you can plan your child's summer activities! You can find a list of the vendors on the Summer Camp web page.
 colored eggs EGGstraordinary EGGerators - March 2012
Kids came to the Art Station with their eggs and decorated to their heart's content in one of our fun Art a la Carte workshops!
 special olympics Special Olympics GA-Cobb Local Games - March 2012
Great competition and fellowship from Cobb's Special Olympic athletes!
11 island thumb Island Dance - August 2011
The Therapeutics programs has an Island Dance - fun for all the attendees!
11 national tennis thumb National Open Tennis - May 2011
The USTA National Open 16s was held at Harrison Tennis Center featuring some of the top players in the country.
10 jingles thumb Jingles and Jammies - December 2010
The Jingles and Jammies event was held at Ward Recreation Center. Arts and crafts, Christmas carols, a Christmas performance, and a special guest to entertain the crowd. Almost everyone had a great time.
10 candy cane thumb Candy Cane Hunt - December 2010
It was a beautiful day and there was a great turn-out at the annual holiday event at the Mable House.
10 holiday dance Holiday Dance - December 2010
The Therapeutics programs celebrates the holidays with their annual dance.
10 halloween tennis thumb Halloween Charity Tennis Tournament - October 2010
The Lost Mountain Community Tennis Associations hosts their annual charity tournament at Lost Mountain Tennis Center.
10 summer camp thumb Summer Camp Fun - August 2010
Just some of the fun we had this past summer during camp!
10 softball thumb ASA National Gold Softball - August 2010
The ASA nationals Girls 18s were held at Lost Mountain Park featuring the best players in country.
10 tellus thumb Tellus Museum Trip - July 2010
The Therpeutics program takes a field trip to the Tellus Museum in Cartersville, GA.
10 tots thumb Tennis Tots at Rhyne Park - May 2010
Tennis instruction for the smallest of players offered at Rhyne Park.
10 julanne thumb Julianne Hough Concert - May 2010
The Therapeutics program went to the Julianne Hough concert at the Jennie T. Anderson Theatre and got to go backstage to meet Julianne!
10 national tennis thumb National Open Tennis - May 2010
The USTA National Open 16s was held at Harrison Tennis Center featuring some of the top players in the country.
10 formal thumb Doris Sims Spring Formal - March 2010
The Therapeutics programs host it's annual spring formal.
09 softball thumb ASA Nationals Softball - July 2009
The Girls 14 ASA nationals were held at Lost Mountain Park and Al Bishop Softball Complexes feature some of the top players in the country.
09 national tennis thumb National Open Tennis - May 2009
The USTA National Open 16s was held at Harrison Tennis Center featuring some of the top players in the country.