Director's Report

lance dennis, parks & recreation director

Welcome to the Troup County Parks & Recreation website!

As Director of the Troup County Parks and Recreation Department, it is my pleasure to welcome you to the Parks and Recreation family. Our mission is to provide quality and affordable recreational opportunities to all of our participants. We strive for diversity and excellence in our programs through providing premium services and amenities to the public. Our goal is to promote creativity, competition, exercise, and a multitude of life experiences in a safe and secure environment that will enhance the lives of the citizens in our community. In 2018, Troup County Parks and Recreation was recognized by Georgia Recreation and Parks Association (GRPA) as the Agency of the Year in the 50,001-80,000 population category. This accomplishment is not only a reflection of our staff’s commitment to excellence but also the positive support received from the Troup County Board of Commissioners, Mayor’s Office, LaGrange City Council, West Point City Council, Hogansville City Council, Recreation Commission, and our community volunteers. Our endeavors are further championed from the amazing outreach of support from community based organizations, foundations, neighboring municipalities, and our corporate sponsors. We are honored to have the opportunity to positively impact the lives of children, youth, adults, and seniors, as well as the disabled in our county. Our goal is to continuously be recognized as the Agency of the Year in the eyes of all those who live and visit our special community.

Sincerely, Lance C. Dennis, Parks & Recreation Director













Athletics

Troup County Parks and Recreation has leagues for people of all ages. Whether you are trying to get your child off the couch and active in a sport, or you think you still have what it takes to get out of the stands and onto the field or arena yourself, explore our leagues today and find the one that’s right for you!

Click here for a Coaches/Volunteer Application

T-Ball

t-ball

T-Ball, offered by Troup County Parks and Recreation, is a league designed to teach the beginning fundamental skills of baseball in order to prepare young children for coach pitch, machine pitch and fast pitch baseball. We currently offer Coed T-Ball for 4&5 year olds. Please see the information sheet for more information.

Information Sheets

4 Yr Old T-Ball Information Sheet

Any Questions?
Contact Us!

Please submit all questions to Kerry Whaley or call
+706 883 1670.

Email Kerry Whaley

Please visit the T-Ball page here to view the schedule(s).

Soccer

soccer

Youth Soccer, offered by Troup County Parks and Recreation, is a sport designed to teach the fundamental skills of soccer and to promote sportsmanship and teamwork. We offer five age group teams between the ages of 4 and 14. Please see the ‘Information Sheet’ for more information.

Please see the forms below for more information.

Spring Soccer 2020 Information Sheet

Micro Spring Soccer 2020 Information Sheet

Any Questions?
Contact Us!

Please submit all questions to Kerry Whaley or call
+706 883 1670.

Email Kerry Whaley

Please visit the Soccer page here to view the schedule(s).

Baseball

baseball

Baseball, offered by Troup County Parks and Recreation, is a league designed to teach the fundamental skills of baseball and promote sportsmanship and teamwork. We offer Coed T-Ball for 4&5 year olds, Boys Coach Pitch for 6&7 year olds, and Boys Pitching Machine/Coach Pitch for 8 year olds. Please see the information sheets for more information.

5-6 Yr. Old Coach Pitch Baseball Information Sheet

7-8 Yr. Old Coach Pitch Baseball Information Sheet

9-14 Yr. Old Youth Baseball Information Sheet

Any Questions?
Contact Us!

Please submit all questions to Kerry Whaley or call
+706 883 1670.

Email Kerry Whaley

Please visit the Baseball page here to view the schedule(s).

Softball

softball

Softball, offered by Troup County Parks and Recreation, is a league designed to teach the fundamental skills of softball and promote sportsmanship and teamwork. We offer two age group teams: 8-10 year old Machine Pitch and 11-13 year old Fast Pitch. Please see the ‘Information Sheet’ for more information.

Please see the forms below for more information.

Girls' Softball

6-7 Yr. Old Coach Pitch Softball Information Sheet

8-10 Yr. Old Machine Pitch Softball Information Sheet

11-13 Yr. Old Fast Pitch Softball Information Sheet

Any Questions?
Contact Us!

Please submit all questions to Devin Hardy or call
+706 883 1670.

Email Devin Hardy

Please visit the Softball page here to view the schedule(s).

Volleyball

volleyball

Volleyball, offered by Troup County Parks and Recreation, is a team designed to teach the fundamental skills of volleyball and to teach and instill discipline. We welcome children from ages 11-15 years old. Practices will be held on Mondays or Tuesdays and games will be held on Thursdays. Please see the ‘Information Sheet’ for more information.

Spring Volleyball Information Sheet

Any Questions?
Contact Us!

Please submit all questions to Brian Dowell or call
+706 883 1670.

Email Brian Dowell

Please visit the Volleyball page here to view the schedule(s).

Track

track

Troup County Parks and Recreation offers Track, a program designed to establish the skills of running and jumping. We offer youth co-ed divisions for age groups between 8 and 14. Please see the ‘Information Sheet’ for more information.

Spring 2020 Youth Track Information Sheet

Any Questions?
Contact Us!

Please submit all questions to Greg Hall or call
+706 883 1670.

Email Greg Hall

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Programs

Troup County Parks and Recreation has leagues for people of all ages. Whether you are trying to get your child off the couch and active in a sport, or you think you still have what it takes to get out of the stands and onto the field or arena yourself, explore our leagues today and find the one that’s right for you!

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First Tee

The First Tee of Troup County, a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization, became a ‘The First Tee Chapter’ in December 2005. The First Tee of Troup County’s goal is to impact the lives of young people from every walk of life by providing them with golf learning facilities and educational programs that they will be able to use for a lifetime.

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Tennis

Offered by Troup County Parks and Recreation and located at the Ann and Doc McCluskey Tennis Center, our tennis program's mission is to promote team building for all residents and to strive to provide a tennis atmosphere which promotes great sportsmanship and friendliness.

Tennis Tournament Schedule

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karate

Kenpo Karate

At Troup County Parks and Recreation, Kenpo Karate is a program that offers self- defensed based martial arts which utilizes the economy of motion. Kenpo does not promote violence but instead offers an explosive action with minimum exposure to your opponent. American Kenpo can instill confidence and build leadership skills for men, women and children.

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Street Hockey

The LaGrange Street Hockey Association in cooperation with Troup County Parks and Recreation Commission, invites all men and women to join our league. Founded on July 21, 2013, the LaGrange Hockey League is LaGrange's only hockey league. We offer a free program dedicated to bringing hockey to the people of LaGrange. The league is open for all players of all skill levels.

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sharks-swim

Sharks Swim

Troup County Sharks is a year round competitive traveling swim team offered by Troup County Parks and Recreation that supplies high quality professional coaching and technique instruction for all ages and abilities. We currently offer three levels of swim classes for all ranges of swim level.

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Petit Ballet

At Troup County Parks and Recreation, we offer a Petit Ballet program that is designed to develop and explore the skills of movement through dancing while introducing the fundamentals of Ballet with the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD). This is a wonderful way for children to learn the basic art of dance.

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Summer Camps

Troup County Parks and Recreation offers annual summer camps for children to stay busy during the hot summer months. Our programs allow children to stay active and involved throughout the summer while also teaching new techniques and skills.

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TROUPfit GROUPfit

TROUPfit GROUPfit offers a variety of group fitness classes, including body barre, werq and TRX. Classes are $25.00 per month. There are no contracts or registration fees. Classes are held at the Mike Daniel Recreation Center, located at 1220 Lafayette Parkway, LaGrange, Georgia, 30241.

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pickleball

Pickleball

Pickleball, at Troup County Parks and Recreation, is a sport for everyone! It is a fun game that is played on a badminton court with the net lowered to 34 inches at the center. It is played with a perforated plastic baseball, similar to a whiffle ball and wood or composite paddles. It is easy for beginners to learn but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for experienced players.

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