FREE FAMILY FRIENDLY EVENTS!! Summer Concert Series
Spend a hot summer evening listening to live music at Costley Mill Park, during the Second Annual Summer Concert Series. Seating is limited, so bring a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy free, family-friendly performances by various bands. The 2019 musical lineup will include a variety of exciting entertainment. Prior to the performance, the kid’s zone will be open for one hour. Food Trucks will be available for purchasing snacks. **Additional information will follow**

Date: August 25/ September 29
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Fee: Free
Location: Costley Mill Park, 2599 Salem Church Road, Conyers 30013

Emoji Party

OMG! Johnson Park is having a Splish Splash Emoji Party! Be sure to bring a towel and a change of clothes. We’ll have pizza after swimming. This program is designed to cater to the needs of both children with and without disabilities.
**Pre-registration is required by Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at 9:00 p.m.**

Date:               Friday, September 6, 2019
Time:               6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Ages:               5-12 years old
Fee:                 $5.00 per person
Location:         Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers 30094

COMMUNITY EVENT!! National Day of Service

Calling all veterans, active duty, and first responders to come enjoy Johnson Park for FREE. Take a dip in the pool or take some shots on the court. Come and explore the facility on us.
*Classes are not included*

Date:               Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Time:               8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Fee:                 Free
Location:         Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers 30094

 

Superhero Party

Come dressed up as your favorite superhero! We’ll have games, snacks, and a chance to make your own personalized superhero mask. This program is designed to cater to the needs of both children with and without disabilities.
**Pre-registration is required by Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at 9:00 p.m.**

Date:               Friday, October 4, 2019
Time:               6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Ages:               5-12 years old
Fee:                 $5.00 per person
Location:         Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers 30094

Oktoberfest

Come out, and enjoy an evening in Rockdale County! There will be a variety of food trucks to choose your favorite cultural delights. There will be a bike/car show, live entertainment, and activities for everyone of all ages.

Date:               Saturday, October 12, 2019
Time:               4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Fee:                 Free to enter the park
Location:         Costley Mill Park, 2599 Salem Church Road, Conyers, 30013

Zombie Fun & Fright Night

Join us for an exciting and thrilling night as we host the Johnson Park Annual Halloween Fest. This spine-chilling, family-oriented event will provide a safe and fun new twist on trick or treating. With the help from the community and local businesses, families will be able to enjoy the spooky hay ride along our trail here at the park, and trunk or treat in designated areas. Other activities will also be available throughout the facility. Be a part of this spook-tacular night and make the Johnson Park Halloween Fest a night you won’t forget! More details to follow. Activities are a minimal fee.

Date:        Friday, October 25, 2019
Time:               6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Ages:               Toddlers – 12 years old
Fee:                 $5.00 per person (Participants must have a wrist band)
$1.00 per person Ages 13 & up for Hayrides (Must have a ticket)
Location:         Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers 30094

Trash & Treasure Community Yard Sale

Clean out the house, make some cash, and shop for interesting treasures at this outdoor event. Bring household goods, toys, clothes, and other items that have been pushed around for months in the closet, basement, and attic. Join us at the Community “Yard Sale.” Rockdale County Parks and Recreation reserves the right to disallow items deemed inappropriate.

Date: Saturday, October 26, 2019
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Fee:$10 per parking space – County residents (PAY DAY OF SALE)
$15 Non-County residents (PAY DAY OF SALE)
Location: Rockdale County Government Annex Parking Lot, 1400 Parker Road, Conyers 30094

Give Thanks by Giving: Rockdale County Thanksgiving Package Food Drive

In the tradition of neighbors sharing their bounty with each other, we are asking the community to help ensure that everyone has a Thanksgiving dinner. If you are able, please consider donating to others who may be in need. Our goal is to help 100 families celebrate Thanksgiving. Please encourage your family, friends, and co-workers to join you in your giving.

Giving is Easy:

  1. Pick up your Bag(s): Thanksgiving Package bags can be picked up at the Johnson Park Recreation Center; 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday—Friday and Saturdays from 10 a.m.-5p.m starting October 28, 2019.
  1. Fill your Bag(s): Fill your bag with the items on the list. Please check the items off on the bag as you pack it. Complete bags can be folded at the top and taped shut. Incomplete bags should NOT be taped
  2. Deliver your Bag(s): Deliver your bags to the Johnson Park Recreation Center, Monday, November 18 through Friday, November 22 between 9 a.m. and 8 m.
  3. Feel Good: Knowing you helped make a difference for a family in need. This family will celebrate Thanksgiving because of your

A Festival of Colors

Let’s WELCOME IN the fall season. There will be games, crafts and a snack.This program is designed to cater to the needs of both children with and without disabilities.
**Pre-registration is required by Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at 9:00 p.m.**

Date:               Friday, November 1, 2019
Time:               6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Ages:               5-12 years old
Fee:                 $5.00 per person
Location:         Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers 30094

Wish Tree

Help everyone have a Merry Christmas. Make a wish with Rockdale County Parks and Recreation Division. Donations can range from clothes, to toys, to electronics. Participants pick an angel from the tree and purchase a gift. Participants who return a gift will be eligible for a free annual family pass to the Johnson Park Recreation Center. Drawing will be held on December 20, 2019 (Participants do not have to be present to win).
*Please return all donations by Friday, December 20, 2019 at 6 p.m.*

Dates: November 13, 2019 – December 19, 2019

Winter Wonderland

Come enjoy a beautiful Winter Wonderland. We will have snacks, make a craft, and watch a holiday classic. This program is designed to cater to the needs of both children with and without disabilities.
**Pre-registration is required by Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at 9:00 p.m.**

Date:               Friday, December 6, 2019
Time:               6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Ages:               5-12 years old
Fee:                 $5.00 per person
Location:         Johnson Park Recreation Center, 1781 Ebenezer Road, Conyers 30094

Lights @ Costley Mill

Celebrate the holiday season at Rockdale County’s Winter Wonderland at Costley Mill Park. Visitors will enjoy caroling by local choirs, capture photos with visitors from the North Pole, make crafts at Santa’s workshop, visit a petting zoo, and much more.

Date: Friday, December 20, 2019 – Sunday, December 22, 2019
Thursday, December 26, 2019 – Sunday, December 29, 2019
Time: 6:00 pm – 9 :00 pm
Fees: Free 3 years & under and Rockdale County BOC employees (badge must be present)
$5.00 per person General Admission (4-61 years old)
$3.00 per person Ages 62 & older
Location: Costley Mill Park, 2599 Salem Church Road, Conyers, 30013

To register for Special Events, please register online: Register for Special Events