Bicycling 101 at Decatur Recreation Center February 13

bike basket of valentinesThis Saturday, join Nedra Deadwyler of Civil Bikes for Bicycling 101, designed to get active adults and seniors back on their bikes. This INDOOR class will provide information, handouts, and teach skills necessary to ride safely and is held the second Saturday of each month. February’s class is on the 13th from 1 – 3:30 pm. Participants will take an optional short group ride on the PATH at the end of the class.

For more information and to register go to Class will be held at the Decatur Recreation Center, 231 Sycamore Street in downtown Decatur.

Magical Mornings at Decatur Recreation!


1st – 5th Grade Valentines Dance!

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Valentines Dance

Valentines 4-5

Healthy Monday: Get Moving for a Good Cause

get moving for good cause

The City of Decatur hosts many non-profit run/walk events that beneift the local community. For information and a schedule of the Team Decatur participating 5Ks click here. Tour deCatur, benefitting the Decatur Education Foundation, will be held March 12. Information is here.

Decatur Receives Walking Superstar Award


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The City of Decatur was honored by PEDS at the 20 Years Strong – Salute the Walking Superstars Celebration held on January 26 at the Wrecking Bar.

Decatur was among four recipients of the new Walking Superstars Award and was recognized for “Activating the Streets” through  Transit Oriented Development in the downtown area, having places and activities worth walking to as well as people friendly public spaces and for our highly successful Safe Routes to School Program. These programs and similar projects that focus on encouraging healthy, active lifestyles and support walking, cycling and public transit represent our community’s 30 year commitment to Smart Growth principles.

Midtown Alliance, Micheal Dobbins and the Livable Centers Initiative were the other recipients. Click here for more information on PEDS.

Decatur is also a Silver level Walk Friendly Community. For more information on walking in Decatur, visit

Need a ride? Take our Transportation Survey


Community members are invited to participate in a survey on current and future transportation options. An important component of a great community is the equitable ability to easily get from one place to another, within and outside its boundaries.

This survey will gather information from City of Decatur residents regarding the transportation options currently used, and help us plan for future equitable and inclusive options.

The Lifelong Community Advisory Board looks forward to receiving suggestions on options you would like to have in the future. Help make Decatur a place for a lifetime – for people of all ages and abilities.

To complete the survey online go to Or contact Lee Ann Harvey, 678-553-6548,, if you would like to have a hard copy sent to you.

Also found on the Decatur Minute Blog.

Lil’ Kickers (Soccer) – Now Registering!

Lil' Kickers

Resident – $55.00       Non- $70.00


Musical Theatre Camp for Adults Starts Wednesday!

stage troupe 1There are a few spaces left for the  Musical Theatre Camp for Adults that starts on Wednesday, February 3 at 10 a.m. This is a nine-week session where you will learn dances, songs and scenes from your favorite musical theatre shows such as West Side Story, Kiss Me Kate, Oklahoma and more. Each session includes workshops on theatre games, improvisation and acting for the camera.

Discover the performer in you and shine like a Broadway Star! Only $10 per class. Register via WebTrac or come on over to the Recreation Center a little early and register at the front desk.

What:  Musical Theatre  Class
When:  Wednesdays at 10 a.m.
Where: Decatur Recreation Center, 231 Sycamore Street, Decatur 30030

SAT/ACT prep classes at Ebster Recreation Center

SAT prep


Love Run 5K is February 27

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To commemorate Teen Dating Violence Month in February, please join DeKalb Solicitor-General Sherry Boston on February 27th for The Love Run 5. The race will start on The Decatur Square at 8:30 a.m. and is a Peachtree Road Race qualifier. Register now at or at Big Peach at 114 East Trinity Place on Friday, 2/26.


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