Parks & Recreation

Events Calendar Upcoming Events

    Monthly Meeting of The Board of Assessors
    Tuesday, April 10, 2018 8:30 a.m.
    Assessors’ Office
    Candler County Courthouse
    Metter, Georgia

    Employment Opportunities
    Job Openings for EMT and EMT-Paramedics at Candler County EMS. See details below.

    Monthly Meeting
    The Board of Commissioners of Candler County will hold a work session on Monday, April 9, 2018, at 5:00 p.m. followed by their regular monthly meeting at 6:00 p.m. in the Commissioner’s Boardroom at 1075 East Hiawatha Street, Suite A, Metter, Georgia.
    Douglas R. Eaves
    Candler County Administrator
  • About Parks & Recreation

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    Here in Metter and Candler County, Georgia, recreation sports is serious business. More than 500 youth, ages 4-14, participate in the recreational programs offered through the Metter-Candler Recreation Department, including baseball, softball, football, basketball, cheerleading and soccer.

    Metter-Candler Recreation Department
    621 W. Pine St., Metter, GA 30439
    Office: 912-685-2370
    Information only: 912-685-9741
    Fax: 912-685-3544
    Hours: Monday - Thursday 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Friday 8 a.m.-12 noon

    Recreation Director: Mike Robins
    Staff: George Kemp, Tina S Spivey, Butler Dekle and Bobby Cheley
    Advisory Board: Jeffrey Hildebrandt, Jason Jones, Jesse Durden
                                  Click here for Board Bylaws.

  • Parks & Activities

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    The Metter-Candler Recreation Department facilities include:

    • 7 Softball/Baseball Playing Fields
    • Covered Bleachers on all fields
    • 2 Concession Stands
    • 2 Batting Cages
    • Half Mile Walking Nature Trail
    • Two Playground Areas
    • Strickland Building Community Center available for rental
    • The Birthday House available for rental
    • 4 Lighted Tennis Courts
    • Gymnasium seats 300+
    • Basketball Courts
  • Programs

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    The Metter-Candler County Recreation Department offers organized sports for the youth of our community, including baseball, softball, T-ball, basketball, football and soccer.

    Click here for the Registration Form.
    2017 Fall Sports Sign-Up

    The Metter Candler Recreation Department is pleased to announce that we have partnered with Out of the Park Tournaments! Tournament dates will be; August 26th, September 16th and 30th and October 15th and 21st. Out of the Park is a first-class organization and we are excited that they have chosen our facility to use for their tournaments! Come win a Championship Belt in Metter! For more information visit or scott@outof the

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