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Home >> Departments/Offices >> Recreation & Maintenance >> Parks and Recreation

Parks and Recreation

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.

Parks in the city of Conyers are not under the jurisdiction of this department; please contact the 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-PLAY.

Telephone Numbers:

Black Shoals Park & Randy Poynter Lake:
Johnson Park Recreation Center: 770-278-7529
Olivia Haydel Senior Center: 770-278-7230

Hours of Operation:

Johnson Park Administrative Office:
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday
Johnson Park Recreation Center:
8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., Monday through Friday and
9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Saturdays
Olivia Hayel Senior Center:
7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and
7:00 a.m. t0 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday and Friday

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

Olivia Haydel Senior Center
Mailing Address: Post Office Box 289, Conyers, Georgia 30012
Physical Address: 1240 Dogwood Drive, Conyers, Georgia 30012