We’re thrilled to announce our all-new Open Gym Membership!

Introducing our all-new membership option for open gym at all 3 recreation centers! We are thrilled to offer this fantastic opportunity to our valued community members. Starting today, you can sign up for a monthly membership that grants you unlimited access to all the fun and action-packed open gym activities available at Ebster, Oakhurst, and Decatur Recreation Centers! For just $25 a month (or $50 a month for non-residents), you’ll unlock the ultimate freedom to participate in a variety of thrilling activities, including basketball, volleyball, table tennis, badminton, and pickleball. With most activities held multiple times a week, there’s never been a better time to unleash your competitive spirit and have a blast with friends and family. 

Volleyball: Join us at DRC year-round on Sundays from 6 p.m.-9 p.m. 

Table Tennis: Swing by DRC on Thursdays from 6:45 p.m. – 10 p.m. and Sundays from 9:30 a.m. – 1:45 p.m. 

Basketball: Catch women’s basketball on Wednesday nights and men’s basketball on Thursday nights from 7-9 p.m. at Oakhurst Rec. Plus, adult co-ed basketball from 2-4 p.m. on Saturdays, every other weekend starting July 15th. Adult open gym is also held Monday-Thursday from 7-9 p.m. though October at ERC. 

Badminton: Head over to Ebster Rec for badminton on Thursdays 6-9 p.m. through October. 

Pickleball: Serve it up at ERC from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday through Friday. We’ll have Pickleball on Saturdays from 1-4 p.m. in September and October and in November and December we’ll switch over to Sundays 1-4 p.m. 

Ready to dive in? Signing up is quick and easy! You can register for your membership on CommunityPass, or simply visit any of our recreation centers where our friendly front desk attendants will be happy to assist you with the process. If you have any questions or need assistance, feel free to reach out to us via email at DPRD@decaturga.com or by calling 404-377-0494.

Saturday starts Family Open Gym at Oakhurst Rec!

Join us for Open Gym at Oakhurst Rec Center! 🏀

Get ready to shoot some hoops and unleash your basketball skills! Starting this Saturday, July 8th.

1️⃣ Family Open Gym:
🗓️ Every Saturday
⏰ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Bring the whole family for a fun-filled basketball experience. It’s a perfect opportunity to bond, stay active, and enjoy quality time together on the court!

2️⃣ Teen Open Gym (13-17):
🗓️ Every other Saturday, starting July 8th
⏰ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Calling all teens aged 13-17! Show off your skills & compete with friends!

3️⃣ Adult Open Gym (18+):
🗓️ Every other Saturday, starting July 15th
⏰ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Attention adults (18+), it’s time to dust off those basketball shoes and join us for a friendly co-ed game.

Oakhurst Recreation Center,
450 East Lake Drive

McKoy Skate Park Public Meeting

Join us for a public meeting Thursday, April 13 from 6:30-7:30pm at McKoy Skate Park. Add your input for the design of the park here: americanrampcompany.com/surveys/decatur-skatepark/

Boos & Brews TONIGHT at 6:30pm

Join us for a 6 mile, Halloween-themed ride around Decatur! After the ride we will visit a neighborhood brewery for refreshments and camaraderie. Meet in front of Decatur Recreation Center.

Boos & Brews is this Friday, October 21 at 6:30pm.

Join us for a 6 mile, Halloween-themed ride around Decatur! After the ride we will visit a neighborhood brewery for refreshments and camaraderie. Meet in front of Decatur Recreation Center.

Memorial Walk honoring Dave Schneberger this Saturday!

Memorial Walk honoring Dave Schneberger

Join us this Saturday, September 17, to honor the life of our dear friend and Pedestrian Advisory Committee member, Dave Schneberger. We will meet at Decatur Recreation Center at 9:00am for a short walk to Sycamore Park where stories and Dave’s poetry will be shared. Dave loved gelato so be sure to have a cup from Cremalosa at the park. See you all there as we celebrate Dave’s remarkable life.

Park and Recreation Professionals Day is Today!

As part of Park and Recreation Month, we are celebrating Park and Recreation Professionals Day on Friday, July 15. This is a day to rise up for all the dedicated professionals who build strong, vibrant and resilient communities through the power of parks and recreation.

We’re going to kick off our Employee Spotlight series with one of Decatur Active Living’s newest employees, Jerome Lewis, Jr.

Jerome was born in Scottdale, Ga and raised in Decatur, Ga by Jerome and Janice Lewis. Jerome graduated and played football for Southwest DeKalb High School in 2011 and went on to play for Tuskegee University in 2017. After college, Jerome starting out as a substitute teacher for the DeKalb County School System. He ran into an old coach at Southwest DeKalb where they had a mutual agreement on him becoming an assistant coach. Jerome took the job to be an Assistant Running Back Coach for Southwest DeKalb High School (2017-2020); where he mentored and trained athletes to become better players and men. This helped start his own football training and mentoring program; NewMe Athletics. Jerome loves sports and has a competitive nature making him a great fit as Decatur Active Living’s Athletic Assistant Program Supervisor.

Touch A Truck & Touch A Budget TOMORROW!!

After two long years Touch A Truck is back! Visit trucks, bikes, MARTA vehicles and get a popsicle from King of Pops! We are partnering with City’s Touch A Budget and Clean Energy Plan. Help us kick off Spring with our most beloved event. See you all there!

Touch A Truck – Saturday, March 19 . 10am – 2pm . East Lake MARTA Station, North Lot

Don’t Forget to Sign Up for the Love Run 5K

Don't forget to sign up for the Love Run 5K. Proceeds benefit The Women's Resource Center to End Domestic Violence. The race is on Saturday, February 26th.
The Love Run 5K Race

Table Tennis is Cancelled for Sunday, January 16

Table Tennis is cancelled for today – Sunday, January 16. Table Tennis will resume on Thursday, January 20. We apologize for the inconvenience.