Recreation & Cultural Arts

Our Mission


The Department of Recreation and Cultural Arts is committed to building strong vibrant communities and improving the quality of life of its citizens through a variety of recreational and cultural arts initiatives. The Department promotes and advances the rich history of its athletics, and heritage of its parks and recreational facilities. Lush green space, innovative programming, inclusiveness, and recreation equality are all hallmarks of the Department of Recreation and Cultural Arts.

About Us

The Department of Recreation and Cultural Arts was founded in 1955 by the City of College Park, as the Recreation Department.TheDepartment of Recreation and Cultural Arts consists of three centers today: Wayman and Bessie Brady, Hugh C. Conley and Tracey Wyatt, formerly known as the Godby Road Center. Each center offers various activities for both youth and adults.

The Department of Recreation and Cultural Arts consists of parks, pavilions, tennis courts and walking trails for your leisure enjoyment.Pavilions a tour parks can be reserved for activities as well as our Historic College Park City Auditorium. College Park also has a state of the art golf academy.

Programs offered at the Department of Recreation and Cultural Arts

After School Program, Youth and Adult Basketball, Youth Baseball, Cheerleading, Dance, Day Camps, Youth Football, Gymnastics, Karate, Line Dancing, Track, Tutoring, Tumbling, Weight Room, Senior Services, Volleyball, Zumba, Swimming, and Special Events (i.e., Easter Egg Hunt, Light Up The City, Senior Thanksgiving Luncheon, Breakfast with Santa, and the Christmas Parade).

2019 Spring/Summer Recreation Brochure
This quarter's brochure is now available online. Click Here.

2018/2019 Fall/Winter Recreation Brochure

Our annual Fall/Winter Brochure is now available online for viewing. Take a look HERE at our programs, Recreation Centers and more in our 2018/2019 Fall/Winter Brochure.

Recreation and Cultural Arts Facilities

Please visit each of our Recreation Centers' individual pages to see what programs and special events that they are currently offering.

Wayman & Bessie Brady Recreation Center

Hugh C. Conley Recreation Center

Tracey Wyatt Recreation Complex

College Park City Auditorium

Community Chorale

The Department of Recreation and Cultural Arts is excited to announce the formation of the College Park Community Chorale! We are thrilled about this new initiative and want to invite you to be a part of it. Not only are you invited to join, but all City of College Park residents and friends can join us in song, so please help us spread the word. Attached is a flyer you can circulate among your family, friends, civic and church groups and neighbors via your social media channels and email.

If singing brings you joy, then you will definitely want to contact us by reply to this message today to secure your spot. Rehearsal days and times are being ironed out as we speak and we will notify all who reply once the schedule is final.

Social Media
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Mr. Rainey
Emmanuel Rainey
Director of Recreation and Cultural Arts


Mrs. Payne
Paulette Payne
Administrative Assistant


Phone: (404) 669-3767
Fax: (404) 765-7076

Monday - Friday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM