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Frequently Asked Questions

Who do I call if trash needs to be picked up at a park?
A.   Park Services - (404) 294-2872
 
Do I need a fishing license to fish in DeKalb County Parks?
A.   Yes.
 
Can I fish in a motorized boat in DeKalb Parks Lakes?
A.   No.
 
Who do I call if a tree in a park has fallen onto my property?
A.   Park Services - (404) 294-2872
 
Who do I contact to become a certified volunteer coach?
A.   Contact Recreation Services - Al Sheppard, Program Manager at (404) 371-6270 OR Bernita Reese, Program Manager at (404) 371-6273.
 
Who handles special events permits?
A.   Jackie Swain, Event Coordinator - (404) 687-2751
 
How much does it cost to rent a room at a recreation center?
A.   Call the recreation center of your choice.
 
How can I set up a meeting with the Recreation Director?
A.   Contact the Director's Administrative Assistant, Shea Booth, at (404) 371-3005.
 
When are applications accepted for summer employment?
A.   Go online or call the recreation center of your choice.
 
Will the Recreation Centers be closed for holidays?
A.   Yes.
 
Who do I call if I see suspicious activities going on in the park after dark?
A.   Contact 911.
 
Who do I call if there are any maintenance issues in the park?
A.   Contact Edward Venson, Park Services - (404) 294-2872.
 
Who do I call to reserve a baseball field a park?
A.   Contact Athletics - Adia Nicholson at (678) 937-8903 OR Michael Cavanaugh at (678) 937-8919.
 
Who do I call to get a refund for summer camp?
A.   Contact the Recreation Center Director where your child is registered.
 
Can I have a yard sale in the park?
A.   No.
 
Can I run a fitness boot camp in the park?
A.   Contact Jackie Swain, Special Events Coordinator - (404) 687-2751.
 
Who do I contact if I have a complaint about youth associations?
A.   Contact Recreation Services - Bernita Reese, Program Manager - (404) 371-6273.
 
Which pavilions can be reserved?
A.   There are eleven (11) pavilions that can be reserved.  Check the Website under Shelter Reservations for the entire list.
 
What is the cost of an amplified music permit?
A.   $25.00.
 
What is the cost of an inflatable permit?
A.   $25.00 and the company you choose must have insurance.
 
What is the cost of an alcohol permit?
A.   $75.00 and a DeKalb Police Officer is required to be present at the event at a cost of $35.00 an hour, minimum four hours.  Police Officers must be paid in cash.
 
What is the cost of a small pavilion?
A.   $100.00.
 
How many people can a small pavilion hold?
A.   50.
 
How many people can a large pavilion hold?
A.   100.
 
 
 
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