Augusta Recreation and Parks Department 

2018 MLK Parade Application

MLK Parade Application


To offer exceptional customer service through a culture of continuous improvement, innovation and sustainability.


To make Augusta a nationally recognized leader in Parks and Recreation experiences.


  • Customer Service
  • Health & Wellness
  • Social Equality
  • Sustainability
  • Continuous Improvement

ABOUT US … Where the Best is our Standard

Augusta Recreation and Parks operates public park & recreation facilities throughout Richmond County. Recently recognized as the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association District I Agency of the Year, we are proud of our system’s inter-related elements: our park land, our recreation and community facilities, recreation programs and our administrative/planning/development services.

We maintain over 60 park sites and 1,500 acres of parkland that features a wide variety of quality facilities with family oriented leisure activities for all ages and population groups.


Recreation Master Plan - For more information on the Recreation and Parks Master Plan, please visit

Observed Holidays
County Offices & Community Centers will be closed

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Monday, January 16, 2017
Independence Day
Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Good Friday
Friday, April 14, 2017
Memorial Day
Monday, May 29, 2017
Veterans Day
Friday, November 10, 2017
Thanksgiving Holidays
November 23 & 24, 2017
Labor Day
Monday, September 4, 2017
Christmas Holidays
December 22 & 25, 2017