Parks, Recreation & Facilities

Marietta Parks and Recreation maintains all city parks with a variety of amenities, including the iconic Glover Park on the Marietta Square. The department offers various programs, athletics and special events throughout the year and also maintains two (2) indoor recreation facilities. 

What's New and Upcoming! 


Swift Kids Marietta- 2017 Summer Running Program


 A 10 week training program culminating in a 5K. Children are empowered with the knowledge they need to make smart lifestyle choices. Participants will enjoy time outside playing games, doing drills and running on the track; and learn that health and fitness can be easy, fun and rewarding!
Available to children ages 5-13
Register Online or in person! Click Here to see the flyer.



KID ZONE now open at Custer Park Sports and Fitness Center

Children Ages 6 months to 12 years can enjoy supervised child care with games, movies, art activities & more!
Parent/Guardian must call 770-795-5630 in advance to ensure availability!


 Hours of Operation
Monday- Friday: 4pm-8pm
Saturday: 9am-12pm
Sunday: 2pm-5pm

$2.00 per visit, per child(2 hour max)
10 use card, issued per child, can be purchased for $15.00
  Click Here to see the flyer.

About HarvestFest

Marietta's HarvestFest is an annual arts and crafts festival held each October. In addition to a wide variety of arts and crafts items, the festival includes Halloween Happenings for children. Carnival games and lots of prizes will thrill the little ones.
CLICK HERE for More Information
 No longer accepting applications!

    Event Information

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Arts and Crafts Festival - 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Touch-A-Truck - 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Halloween Happenings - 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Coming Soon.... The Elizabeth Porter Park 

The Elizabeth Porter Recreation Center is now closed to make way for a new park in its place. This park will feature a, playground, picnic pavilions, restrooms, concessions and greenspace. For more information check out the Elizabeth Porter Park page.

Coming Soon.... Kirby Park 

A new park facility is set to be built in the Frasier and Manget area of Marietta. It will be called Kirby Park, in honor of Joe Kirby. Phase 1 of this forested neighborhood park will include a soft surface walking trail, bocce court, covered bridge, and overlook of the stream that dissects the property. For more information check out the Kirby Park page