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CULTURE & LEISURE  GAINESVILLE                                                                                                                                 	 The Frances Meadows Aquatic and
                                                                                                                                                               Community Center includes 34,000 square
                                   H A L L C O U N T Y GEORGIA - USA                                                                                           feet of outdoor swimming area complete
                                                                                                                                                               with a lazy river, spray fountains, and zero-
                   22 G R E A T E R H A L L C H A M B E R O F C O M M E R C E • 7 7 0 - 5 3 2 - 6 2 0 6 • W W W . G R E A T E R H A L L C H A M B E R . C O M  depth entry; a 10-lane indoor competitive
                                                                                                                                                               pool, which meets both U.S. Aquatics
                                                                                                                                                               standards and international standards;
                                                                                                                                                               and a four-lane indoor instructional pool
                                                                                                                                                               used both for swim meets and water
                                                                                                                                                               fitness classes. The center also has a 2,000
                                                                                                                                                               square-foot wellness room and state-of
                                                                                                                                                               the-art fitness center. 1545 Community Way,
                                                                                                                                                               Gainesville, GA 30501, 770-533-5850.
                                                                                                                                                               gainesville.org/recreation
                                                                                                                                                               	 Hall County Parks & Leisure Services
                                                                                                                                                               provides and serves the citizens of the Hall
                                                                                                                                                               County community and surrounding area
                                                                                                                                                               with the amenities and resources needed
                                                                                                                                                               for a variety of recreational activities.
                                                                                                                                                               This county government department
                                                                                                                                                               offers 1,459 acres of park space, 24 parks,
                                                                                                                                                               three community centers, two dog parks,
                                                                                                                                                               historical sites, an RV park, walking trails,
                                                                                                                                                               green space, the 1996 Olympic Rowing
                                                                                                                                                               Venue, a world-class nine-field soccer
                                                                                                                                                               complex, a specially designed baseball field
                                                                                                                                                               for individuals with special needs and the
                                                                                                                                                               Chicopee Woods Agricultural Center.
                                                                                                                                                               	 North Hall Park includes the county’s
                                                                                                                                                               third community center, four baseball fields,
                                                                                                                                                               batting cages, a track and a multipurpose
                                                                                                                                                               field. Inside the community center, visitors
                                                                                                                                                               will find two gymnasiums, a fitness center,
                                                                                                                                                               meeting space, technology center, café
                                                                                                                                                               and activity rooms. Programs, events, room
                                                                                                                                                               rentals, and various memberships are
                                                                                                                                                               offered to the public through the
                                                                                                                                                               North Hall Community Center.
                                                                                                                                                               	 The department offers other activities,
                                                                                                                                                               which include: entertainment events at
                                                                                                                                                               Chicopee Woods Agricultural Center, such
                                                                                                                                                               as horse shows, dog shows, garden expo,
                                                                                                                                                               and the annual “Monster Truck” event;
                                                                                                                                                               nature trails and green space at Williams
                                                                                                                                                               Mill Park; camping at River Forks Park
                                                                                                                                                               on Lake Lanier; an extensive schedule of
                                                                                                                                                               athletics, classes, and special interest social
                                                                                                                                                               gatherings; and a full slate of activities for
                                                                                                                                                               Hall County’s older, active generation.
                                                                                                                                                               4175 Nopone Road, Gainesville, GA 30506,
                                                                                                                                                               770-535-8280. hallcountyrec.org
                                                                                                                                                               	 A full listing of the Hall County Parks
                                                                                                                                                               and Leisure Service parks, facilities and
                                                                                                                                                               amenities can be accessed online at
                                                                                                                                                               hallcounty.org/parks.
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