Parks & Recreation Department


A Department of Community & Leisure Division

Columbia County Parks & Recreation Department
5445 Columbia Road  Grovetown, GA 30813
(706) 863-7523               Fax (706) 868-3340 / 3480

To register online for youth sports (must be a previous participant), Wildwood Park camping reservations or for new account requests for campsite rentals (ONLY), click here.


Our new website for game schedules, standings, maps, rules and other league  information is

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 Fall Sports Registration

Registration for football, soccer, softball and baseball has ended.

Anyone interested in participating must be placed on the waiting list
and will be called as needed. 

Please call the administrative office at 706-863-7523
to add your child to the waiting list.

Fall Baseball - Ages 5 - 15 (age control date: May 1, 2016)
Fall Softball - Ages 7 - 11 (age control date: December 31, 2015)
Football - Ages 5 - 12 (age control date: September 1, 2015)
Soccer - Ages 4 - 18
(age control date: August 1, 2015)

New this fall!

"Girls Volleyball"

Ages 9 - 12 & 13 - 15 (ONLY)

Registration: August 17 - 28 (click here to register on-line)

(Must have previously played with Columbia County
Parks & Recreation to register on-line)

Click here for mail in registration form

Games to be played on Bobby Waters Gymnasium Complex

September 21 - November 2

Fall Lacrosse Registration 

September 14th - 25th

Ages:  Boys - 7 - 16              Girls - 7 - 18
(Age control date: August 1, current year)

Season - October 17th - November 21st

click here for more information

The Columbia County Parks & Recreation Department seeks to enrich the quality of life of the citizens we serve by providing safe and accessible facilities and a diversified program of activities in an effective, efficient, equitable, and responsive manner. 
 Click here for a list of staff members. 

Hours of operation
(excluding observed holidays)

Park Facilities
Mon - Sun
8 am - 11 pm

Administrative Office
(Athletic Staff & Registration at Patriots Park)
Phone: (706) 863-7523
Fax: (706) 868-3340 / 3480
Mon - Fri  8 am - 5 pm

Bobby Waters Gymnasium
(Patriot's Park)
Phone: (706) 868-3458
Mon - Thurs 7 am - 9 pm
Fri  7 am - 5 pm
Sat 9 am - 5 pm
Sun 1 pm - 6 pm

The Administrative Office and Bobby Waters Gymnasium will be closed
in observance of the following holidays:

 January 1st - New Year's Day  January 19th - Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday
 Easter Sunday (Gymnasium)  May 25th - Memorial Day
 July 3rd - Independence Day  September 7th - Labor Day
 November 11th - Veteran's Day  November 26th & 27th - Thanksgiving
 December 24th & 25th - Christmas  


An estimated 100,000 visitors come to Patriots Park each year. We are proud to offer our youth the opportunity to play baseball, softball, soccer, basketball and football.  Annually, we host various baseball and softball tournaments with Dixie Youth, and soccer tournaments with GRPA.  In addition, we have hosted three Dixie Baseball World Series and two Dixie Softball World Series. We further endeavor to serve the County with various leisure activities at our various parks and facilities.  For a complete listing of amenities and directions to our parks, please click here.

Please click here for general information (eligibility, refunds, etc.) regarding youth participation and click here for information regarding teams drafts. 
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