Central Park offers a variety of sporting options. It hosts eight tennis courts, five youth baseball/softball fields, four adult softball fields, two soccer fields, one turf football/lacrosse field, a disc golf course, and recreation center. In addition to its sports amenities, it also has picnic pavilions, batting cages, a 1.1-mile walking trail and playground.
Tennis, soccer, baseball/softball, lacrosse, track and field
Fowler Park is one of the most popular sporting venues in Forsyth County. It offers 12 tennis courts, five soccer fields, four baseball/softball fields, three outdoor basketball courts, and one lacrosse field. Other amenities include picnic pavilions, playgrounds, batting cages, trailhead access to the Big Creek Greenway, a Braille Trail, dog park, 1.5-mile paved walking trail, a recreation center, and skate park.
Coal Mountain Park is a great sporting venue that also offers adaptable sports and recreation options. There are seven youth baseball/softball fields, two tennis courts with pickleball lines, a turf soccer/lacrosse field, and a Miracle League field. It also comes equipped with a universal playground, a traditional playground, picnic pavilions, batting cages, a community building, and a 1-mile paved walking trail.
Sharon Springs Park hosts eight tennis courts (two with pickleball lines), eight youth baseball/softball fields, and two turf football/lacrosse fields. Other amenities include picnic pavilions, outdoor basketball courts, batting cages, a community building, 1.8-mile paved walking trail, and playground.
Cumming Aquatic Center
This facility hosts an Olympic-sized competition pool measuring 50 meters x 25 yards with 8,000+ square feet of deck space. Overlooking the competition pool is a mezzanine area with seating for more than 750 people. It also hosts a multi-purpose room and timing room with Omega timing system.
Other Area Attractions
There truly is adventure at every altitude in Forsyth County. Endless trails cascade throughout the county, and visitors can walk, run, or bike around town experiencing various terrain, including Sawnee Mountain, the Big Creek Greenway, Lake Lanier, and along the Etowah River. Take a hot air balloon ride with Balloons Over Georgia. Enjoy Georgia’s top-rated parks and recreation system, and explore popular food and beverage, entertainment, and shopping hotspots like Halcyon, Vickery Village, The Collection, and the new Cumming City Center.
How to Get There
Forsyth County is located 50 miles northeast of the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Our convenient location is nestled between metro Atlanta and the northeast Georgia mountains with easy accessibility from Georgia 400 and connecting from major Atlanta metro interstates I-85, I-285, and I-75.