Camp Goodtimes fosters comfort, relaxation for kids with special needs

By Megan Nichole Broome Marketing Intern Jordan Barnes grinned widely with excitement as he rushed to the emerald green pasture to visit the llamas, buffalo and goats frolicking about at the Runnin Wild Farm in Silver Creek. This is one of many fun-filled activities kids with special needs experience at Camp Goodtimes. Camp Goodtimes, hosted... Continue Reading →

Girls get the royal treatment at Princess Camp

By Megan Nichole Broome Marketing Intern Every little girl’s favorite princess comes to life for a magical fairy tale experience at Princess Camp, located at Thornton Center hosted by Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation. Byson Osteen, camp counselor for two years, described how each day is dedicated to a different princess and campers make crafts, eat... Continue Reading →

Fall Sports Registration Information

Register online Sport Early Registration Regular Registration* Late Registration* T-Ball July 11 - 17     $50 July 18 - Aug. 7    $60 Aug. 8 - 12    $70 Softball July 11 - 17     $65 July 18 - Aug. 7    $75 Aug. 8 - 12    $90 Baseball July 11 - 17     $65 July 18 - Aug.... Continue Reading →

Kids in the community tumble into Gymnastics Camp

By Megan Nichole Broome Marketing Intern Adrenaline rushes through Jazmin Hill as she races down the mat and jumps onto the blanket of blue foam blocks that inhabit The Pit. Sounds of laughter and chatting echo throughout the gymnasium as energized children play on the equipment to channel their excitement into learning gymnastics. These activities... Continue Reading →

Fall Sports registration rates and dates announced

After the Floyd County Commission approved to lower Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation Fall Sports Fees, local Parks and Recreation officials are pleased to announce registration dates and rate information to parents and youth athletes. “We are happy to be able to lower prices again,” said Director Kevin Cowling. “This is another step in our efforts... Continue Reading →

Camp Ultimate encourages teamwork, exercise

By Megan Nichole Broome Marketing Intern Exciting events await community kids as the Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation Department kicks off the summer with Adventure Camps that foster creativity and team-building exercises for children. A glimpse inside Camp Ultimate, hosted at the Thornton Recreation Center in Armuchee, highlights the Recreation Department’s goal of providing an atmosphere... Continue Reading →

Rome-Floyd Parks and Rec launches new website

As part of an ongoing rebranding campaign, Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation launched its new website on Wednesday. The new website functions similarly to the former site, said Marketing Coordinator Lauren Jones Hillman, but is more user and mobile-friendly. “Compared to our old site, every tab and page is in the same order, but now, there’s a... Continue Reading →

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