Campers experience living history at Camp Anthony

By Megan Nichole Broome Marketing Intern Kids sit restlessly on the wooden benches of the New Echota Council House, eagerly raising their hands to show Camp Coordinator Maria DeArmoun their pride in knowing answers to questions about the historic Cherokee Capital located in Calhoun. This interactive learning experience proved to be a successful goal for... Continue Reading →

Kids learn good sportsmanship, healthy competition at All Sports Camp

The camp inspires kids to engage in different sports. Fall Sports registration kicks off July 11th. By Megan Nichole Broome Marketing Intern The breezy morning air whips around campers as the sounds of sneakers briskly pounding the soil, bats clinking against baseballs and kids sliding into home plate echo through the freshly cut field. At All Sports... 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 →

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