Summer Programs

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The programs listed below will be offered in the summer of 2019.  Dates and other details will be available in spring 2019.


Carver Pool & Spray Park - Dates TBA (Closed until May 2019)  

Open swim days/times: Pool is open Tuesday - Saturday water

  • Session 1: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm 
  • Session 2: 2:45 pm - 4:15 pm 
  • Session 3: 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm 

Fees: Admission is free for public swim hours.   

Classes: Water workout, swim lessons; call for times and fees 

Location: 1021 S. McKinley, 430-5244



Summer Playgrounds Programplayground program

Offered from late May  through the middle of July every summer (closed Independence Day), Monday - Friday from 9 am - 1 pm at the following sites: 

  • Gordon Sports Complex Playground(800 Willie Pitts Road) 
  • C.W. Heath Park (1000 Maple Ave.) 

Children ages 7-17 are eligible to participate.  Free lunch offered for ages 18 and under through the Seamless Summer Option administered by the DCSS School Nutrition Department.    


Fit 2 Be Me! Healthy Lifestyle Camp 

This fun, healthy fitness camp for youth ages 7-16 is offered at Carver Community Center (1023 S. McKinley) from late May through July .  Activities include arts & crafts, indoor & outdoor sports, table games, talent contests, community gardening, and much more!  For further information, contact Linda Harris at 430-5243.  


Hook a Kid on Golf 

Flint River Municipal Golf Course - 2000 McAdams Road, 430-5267 IMG_4798

Ages 6 - 10; fee of $35 per child 

Dates: TBA  

For further information, contact Kimberly Patterson at


Seamless Summer Option: Feeding Georgia's Kids Summer Meals

Free lunches for children 18 and under are available from late May through the middle of July (closed Independence Day), Monday - Friday at the following locations:

  • Bill Miller Community Center—312 Vick St.Summer Lunchbag Program
  • Carver Community Center—1023 S. McKinley
  • Carver Gym—410 Mercer Ave.
  • C. W. Heath Park Playground —1000 Maple Ave.
  • Gordon Sports Complex Playground —800 Willie Pitts Road
  • Henderson Community Center—701 Willard Ave.
  • Lockett Station Community Center—324 Lockett Station Road

This program is for children ages 18 and under.  Children 6 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian during meals.  Sponsored by the Dougherty County School System, Georgia School Nutrition Program, and the Georgia Department of Education. 


Summer Program at Centers & Gyms

Activities include: various sports, table games, indoor/outdoor games, Dougherty County Public Library's Reading Program, kids' exercise & fitness, guest speakers, and much more! For further information, call 430-5222.  The program runs from late May through July.  Closed on Memorial Day and Independence Day.  For:

  • Ages 7–14 from 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Ages 15-17 from 2:30 pm—5:30 pmIMG_1167

Available at:

  • Bill Miller Community Center
  • Carver Gym
  • Henderson Community Center
  • Lockett Station Community Center.