Mitchell County Parks and Recreation
Ike McCook, Director
131 East Bennett Street
P.O. Box 813
Camilla, GA 31730
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The county wide Recreation program is just one commitment that the Mitchell County citizens have made to have a high quality of life in a rural setting. The Parks and Recreation Department provides a full compliment of services, including active and passive parks, recreation programs, athletic leagues and summer programs. The facilities and programs allow Mitchell County residents and visitors the opportunity to participate in leisure and sporting activities throughout the year.
Properties managed by the department include several baseball, softball and soccer fields, a walking track, 9 tennis courts, picnic areas, a 3,900 seat football stadium and 20 acres of riverfront property.
The Mitchell County Parks & Recreation Department is responsible for athletic programs and operation of facilities in Mitchell County. It is here where athletic programs, special events and activities are developed. Quality programs for the community and its visitors include:
• Youth Baseball – Ages 3-14
• Youth Fast Pitch Softball – Ages 7-14
• Adult Softball
• Youth Tackle Football – Ages 7-12
• Youth Flag Football – Ages 5-6
• Youth Soccer – Ages 3-15
• Youth Basketball – Ages 5-14
• Youth Tennis
• Adult Tennis
Year Round Activities
The Mitchell County Tennis Center currently offers many programs that include USTA supported tennis programs, leagues, clinics, USTA Team Tennis, Tennis Camps, Advanced Academies, Wednesday Night Ladies Doubles, Monday Night Men’s Doubles and private lessons.
Adult Fitness Classes, open for all ages and levels taught by a Certified Fitness Specialist. The Step Aerobics Class is a high energy, low impact aerobics class that incorporates steps into the class to improve cardiovascular endurance and strength. The Body Recall class is a total body strengthening class designed to shape, form and firm all the major muscle groups. Flexibility work is included. Call for location (229) 336-2350.
Also, part of the Recreation Department is the Flint River Outpost, which is operated by John Singletary. The Flint River Outpost is located at the Flint River Park and offers canoe and kayak rentals, fishing and camping with RV hookups. Contact John at (229) 669-3162
The swimming facility is open during the summer months only. It is available to organized groups in the morning from 8am – noon and open to the public from 1pm – 5pm. Groups must contact the Recreation Department for use.
The Mitchell County Parks and Recreation board, Mitchell County Recreation Commission, meets on a quarterly basis or as needed. They meet at the Recreation office located at 131 East Bennett Street, Camilla.
Monday – Friday
8:30 a.m. to 5:30 a.m.
For more information check out our FACEBOOK Page- Mitchell County Parks & Recreation
Download our PAC Plan for 2013