RFPRA to investigate Northside Swim Center incident

Following a near-drowning incident that occurred on Monday afternoon at the Northside Swim Center Pool, Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation Authority officials express immense concern and will be investigating the incident further. “We are still gathering all the facts at this time,” said Interim Director Wendy Reid. “As a mother, I can’t imagine the fear the child... Continue Reading →

Registration open for RTC Tennis Tournament, June 27

Tennis players in Floyd County are encouraged to register for the Rome Tennis Circuit French Open tournament that will take place on Saturday June 27th at the Rome Floyd Tennis Center. The tournament will start at 8:00 am, and the registration deadline is on Wednesday June 24th at midnight. This is the 5th Circuit tournament... Continue Reading →

RFPRA Lacrosse Camp registration open

With a possible lacrosse program on the horizon for the Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation Authority, registration for youth lacrosse camp is underway at rfpra.com. The camp is for both boys and girls ages 6 to 12 and will take place from July 20 -24 at Shorter University’s Ben Brady Field. The camp costs $55 and... Continue Reading →

Floyd County EMA, RFPRA offer cooling shelters

With extreme temperatures settling in on the area, Floyd County Emergency Management along with the Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation Authority announce daytime cooling facilities open for those who need relief from the heat. The following sites will be available on Monday - Friday, from Tuesday June 16, 2015 through August 30, 2015: Thornton Center 102 North... Continue Reading →

RFPRA Tree Dedication to honor John Bennett

As a man whose career has been deeply rooted in improving his community, former City Manager John Bennett will be commended on June 15th at 9:30 a.m. when a tree will be dedicated in his name at the Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation Authority Administrative Headquarters. The ceremony at 1 Shorter Ave. is open to the... Continue Reading →

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