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Parks, Recreation & Leisure Services:

The Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Services Department provides county-wide recreational programming and services to all residents. Equal access and convenience is ensured by providing programs and services in the geographic center of the County. This department also manages the Senior Citizens Center and the 66 acre Victor Lord Park that includes a multi-use recreation center consisting of a gymnasium, stage, two stage rooms, seven meeting rooms, four offices, and a concession stand/kitchenette.

The Department also manages several athletic facilities including ten baseball/softball fields of various sizes, one lighted multi-use soccer complex, six lighted tennis courts, four concession stands, two playgrounds, three pavilions, and an outdoor walking trail. A regulation pickleball court is located at the Senior Center, 80 Lee St., Winder. This department organizes numerous youth activities including spring & fall baseball, fall & spring fastpitch softball, tackle football, cross country, track & field, basketball, volleyball, Special Olympics activities, and other community and school system events. In addition, adult softball leagues and tennis lessons are also offered. The department also offers other leisure programs such as fitness classes, tennis programming, soccer, and cheerleading through private contractors and associations, and rents various facilities for public use.

Victor Lord Park
82 Maynard Street
Winder, GA 30680

Barrow County Leisure Services Center
175 2nd Street
Winder, GA 30680

Monday - Friday By Appointment
Please call 770-307-3024 option 2 or email pskinner@barrowga.org


Misty Gay
Athletic Programs Coordinator
770-307-3024 press 1

Penny Skinner
Administrative Assistant/Facility Rentals
770-307-3024 press 2

Robyn Spratlin
Business Manager
770-307-3024 press 3

Andy Wright
Park Maintenance Supervisor
770-307-3024 press 4

Dan Magee
770-307-3024 press 5

Department Stats:
Full-Time Employees: 7
Part-Time Employees: 13
FY 2021 Budget: $988,759