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The Duluth Parks & Recreation Department will be reopening the tennis courts and associated public restroom facilities at W.P. Jones Park and Bunten Road Park on May 8, 2020. These courts will be available for open day play only. Evening play not scheduled during this time. Dawn to dusk play only. Court reservations will not be accepted at this time. 

The Duluth Parks and Recreation Program Cancellations

All  evening and weekend programs are cancelled until further notice.
All Active Adult programs cancelled at The Lodge until further notice.
All league play is cancelled until further notice.
The Max Activity Building at Bunten Road Park is closed until further notice.

Beginning March 27, at 5pm, Duluth Parks and Recreation park hours are sunrise to sunset and certain areas within parks are closed. Restrooms, basketball courts, playgrounds, ball fields, soccer fields, pavilions at Taylor Park, Church Street Park, W.P. Jones Park, Rogers Bridge Park, Scott Hudgens Park and Bunten Road Park are closed until further notice. Trails at Bunten Road Park are still available for use from sunrise to sunset, but visitors are urged to follow CDC guidance and should practice social distancing.

2020 Summer Day Camp has been cancelled.

 Thank you for your support. Stay Well!

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Vision Statement

The City of Duluth Parks and Recreation will provide the optimum recreational facilities with quality programs to ensure the standard of excellence for all the citizens of Duluth.

Mission Statement

The City of Duluth Parks and Recreation Department aspires to provide long-term, quality, safe, diverse and enduring programs targeted for various segments of the local community at reasonable costs. Financially, our intent is to generate maximum returns-on-investment where possible, and to meet the varying and increasing demands of a growing community; but not at the expense of excluding services demanded by the majority of our public. We will attempt to provide sufficient, well-maintained facilities and green space with associated recreation activities to achieve minimum standards as defined by the Georgia Parks and Recreation Association.


Assistant Director of Recreation

Jason Rogers

Athletics/Tennis Coordinator

Oliver Scott

Facility/Special Events Coordinator

Beth Anne Woodruff

Office Assistant

Teresa Zorn

Assistant Director of Parks

John Keating

Park Maintenance Supervisor

Craig Corley

Parks Maintenance Tech II

Wes Newton

Parks Maintenance Tech II

Eric Hanada



Professional Membership

The City of Duluth Parks & Recreation Department is a member of the Georgia Recreation and Park Association (GRPA) and the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA)

City of Duluth Code of Ethics


Contact & Office Hours:

Monday-Thursday: 8:00am-8:00pm
Friday: 8:00am-7:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am-5:00pm
Sunday: 1:00pm-5:00pm
Holiday Hours (December 2019)

You can also contact us by e-mail at


markerBunten Road Park
3180 Bunten Road
Duluth, Georgia 30096


Department Director

Kathy Marelle