RFPRD, GAFASTA to offer Basic Pistol Safety Training Course

For locals wanting to learn some firearm basics and safety, a training course sponsored by Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation will be offered at the Charles C. Parker Center on Saturday, March 11th. The training, conducted by the Georgia Firearms and Security Training Academy, costs $90 and will have a classroom portion at the Parker Center... Continue Reading →

Magical March-A-Thon supporting special needs registering now

People of all ages will be dressing up as their favorite fictional characters and marching on Miracle Field (near the Rome Braves Stadium) to raise awareness for children with special needs in a few weeks. The Magical March-A-Thon, slated for Saturday, March 4th, 3-5 p.m., is a fundraiser for Floyd County’s Special Needs programs and... Continue Reading →

RFPRD Spring Sports Registration starts Feb. 6th

Though Basketball season is just getting underway for Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation, it’s time for parents and students to start thinking about registering for Spring Sports. Registration for baseball, softball and t-ball starts in February, and a triple-tier registration cycle offers different pricing opportunities for parents. Early Registration is from Feb. 6th-12th, Regular Registration runs... Continue Reading →

Santa for Seniors seeks donations, sponsors

Twelve years ago, Jimmy Allred saw a lonely senior citizen sitting at Golden Living Center on Christmas morning waiting for family and holiday tidings that never did come. But every year since that Christmas, Allred and the Floyd County Sheriff’s Office along with Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation have dedicated themselves to providing seniors who would... Continue Reading →

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