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SCPRD - Parks and Facilities Guide (Updated: March 21, 2016)


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The following is a list of the parks and facilities operated and maintained by the Sumter County Parks and Recreation Department.

SUMTER COUNTY REGIONAL PARK

LOCATION:  117 Dan Reeves Road, Americus, Ga. 31719
SIZE:  221.2 Acres
CLASSIFICATION:  Sumter County
AMENITIES:  3 lighted youth baseball fields 200’, 2 lighted adult softball fields 285’, 5 practice fields, 4 batting cages, 2 football/soccer fields, 1 maintenance building, 1 playground, 1 large pavilion, 2 pressbox/restroom Buildings.

Future Recommendations for the facility:
  • Provide concrete bleacher pads to house a total of twelve sets of five row bleachers
  • Construct a soccer complex consisting of four smaller sized soccer fields. Two fields being 25 yards wide x 50 yards long and the other two fields being 40 yards wide x 70 yards long. The location of these fields should be on the West end of the parking lot between the two current football/soccer fields and the entrance road.
  • Complete the Adult/ Girls softball complex.

CLICK HERE for more information about, and photos of, the Sumter County Regional Park.

BARLOW STREET PARK & POOL

LOCATION:  709 Barlow Street
SIZE:  1 Acre
CLASSIFICATION:  City limits of Americus
AMENITIES:  1 playground, 1 swimming pool, 1 bath house/office area.

Future Recommendations for the facility:
  • Install a proper boarder and landing area material around the playground unit.
  • Install a sign at the corner of Barlow and Hill Street to identify the park and it’s owner.
  • Repair damaged fencing







BELL STREET PARK

LOCATION:  809 Oak Avenue (Corner of Bell Street and Oak Avenue)
SIZE:  4.9 Acres
CLASSIFICATION:  Inside the city limits of Americus
AMENITIES:  1 large playground, 2 tennis courts (unusable)

Future Recommendations for this facility:
  • Placement of signage to identify the park and it’s owner.

DERISO HORSE ARENA

LOCATION:  504 Southerfield Road
SIZE:  2.1 Acres
CLASSIFICATION:  Inside the city limits of Americus
AMENITIES:  1 Equestrian Facility, 1 Announcer’s Booth, 1 Restroom/Concessions Building

Future Recommendations for this facility:
  • Replace all perimeter fencing around the equestrian facility
  • Demolish the current announcer’s booth and restroom building and construct a new Announcer’s booth that includes restrooms and a concession area on the bottom floor.
  • Install adequate lighting for night time events.

PLAINS POOL & PARK

LOCATION:  401 Waymon Street in Plains
SIZE:  2.5 Acres
CLASSIFICATION:  Sumter County (adjacent to Plains Boys and Girls Club)
AMENITIES:  1 Basketball Court, 1 large playground, 1 swimming pool, 1 bath house/office area

Future Recommendations for this facility:
  • Resurface/Restripe the basketball court area and replace any damaged goals
  • Ensure that all playground equipment is in a safe condition
  • Put new toilets, sinks and partitions in both restrooms at the bath house.

ROCK HILL PARK

LOCATION:  735 East Rock Hill Drive
SIZE:  1.4 Acres
CLASSIFICATION:  Sumter County
AMENITIES:  1 basketball court, 1 small playground

Future Recommendations for this facility:
  • Resurface and restripe the basketball court
  • Relocate the playground nearer to the basketball court, place only a small amount of playground equipment due to past vandalism.
  • Pave an entrance and small parking area.

SOUTHEAST REGIONAL PARK

LOCATION:  114 Blacksmith Road / Desoto Area
SIZE:  5.6 Acres
CLASSIFICATION:  Sumter County
AMENITIES:  1 softball field, 2 basketball courts, 1 playground, 1 small picnic pavilion, 1 restroom / concession building

Future Recommendations for this facility:
  • Replace Backstop fencing and remove other ball field fencing to create a large greenspace for open area play.
  • Resurface and restripe the basketball court
  • Demolish and remove the concessions building

WILLIE LEE WALTON "BOONE" PARK

LOCATION:  350 Rucker Street
SIZE:  8.5 Acres
CLASSIFICATION:  Inside the city limits of Americus
AMENITIES:  1 softball field, 1 walking track, 2 large playgrounds, 1 large picnic shelter, 1 basketball court

Future Recommendations for this facility:
  • Remove the ball field fencing and create a large open green space
  • Resurface the walking track with pour-in place rubber surface
  • Demolish existing bathroom building and older building and construct another large picnic pavilion with a restroom.









THE COLUMNS @ BOONE PARK COMMUNITY CENTER

LOCATION:  408 Rucker Street
SIZE:  2.7 Acres
CLASSIFICATION:  Inside the city limits of Americus
AMENITIES:  1 - 8,000 sq, foot gymnastics center, 1 - 8,000 sq. foot basketball gymnasium, 1 - 7,000 sq. foot Basketball gym, Program rooms, administrative offices, 1/16 mile indoor walking track, splash pad, Administrative offices.

Future Recommendations for this facility:
  • Expansion of the current gymnastics center to include a pit area
  • A cardio and fitness room area
  • Expansion of the splash pad
  • Additional regulation basketball gym.

CLICK HERE for more information about, and photos of, The Columns @ Boone Park.