Parks & Recreation

Parks & Recreation 2019 Calendar of Events

Rockdale County Parks and Recreation Video

The Department of Recreation and Maintenance provides numerous recreational facilities and programs for citizens and visitors. The parks and recreation division operates an indoor swimming pool, outdoor parks with playgrounds, a 650-acre lake for boating and fishing, trails, a recreation center and ball fields.  It also provides a variety of recreational programs.

The department offers many recreational activities for citizens of all ages and with varied interests, such as: basketball, aquatic classes and swimming, exercise classes, adult softball, tennis, and additional various programs. Also, the Johnson Park Recreation Center offers day camps in the summer.

Additionally, the department offers the rental of facilities, meeting rooms, pavilions, ball fields and gyms. Also, the department offers open space in the form of trails, playgrounds, and green fields.


  • Sue Sanders, Director of Recreation & Maintenance
  • Andrew Hammer, Deputy Director of Recreation & Maintenance
  • Jason Redmond, Deputy Director of Parks & Recreation Operations
  • Susan Morgan, Senior Services Division Manager
  • Stacy Sutton, Fleet Services Manager
  • Ciji Baker, Animal Control Shelter Manager


Gina Hartsell
Film Rockdale Project Manager

936 Green Street
Conyers, GA 30012
(678) 509-0133
Monday – Friday
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Jason Redmond
Rockdale County Filming
(770) 278-7257

Parks in the City of Conyers are not under the jurisdiction of this department. Please contact threcmaint1e City of Conyers at 770-483-4411 for information on City parks.

For general questions regarding County parks or recreational opportunities, send an email to, or call the main office at 770-278-7529.

Costley Mill Park forms and information: Weddings & ReceptionsGroup Reservations; Rental RatesPhotographyAlcohol Policy & PermitPark HoursSecurity Request Form

Program and Rental Information: All program registration and facility rentals can now be completed online. Please follow the link:
Facility Rentals and Registration

Telephone Numbers:
Black Shoals Park and Randy Poynter Lake: 770-761-1611
Johnson Park Recreation Center: 770-278-7529

Hours of Operation:

Johnson Park Administrative Office:
8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday

Johnson Park Recreation Center:
8 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday through Friday
9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturdays

Johnson Park Recreation Center
P.O. Box 224, Conyers, GA  30012
Physical Address: 1781 Ebenezer Road SW, Conyers, GA  30094 (no mail received at this address)