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  • About Parks & Recreation

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    The Walking Trail is closed until further notice. Damages from Hurricane Michael left the trail impassbale and unsfe in several areas. For your safety, please do not attempt to use the trail until repairs are made.


    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.

    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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