Walk Fit Decatur! with Lt. Jennifer Ross from Decatur Police Department

Join us on Saturday, January 13th at 10 AM for Walk Fit Decatur! We’ll meet in front of Decatur Recreation Center (231 Sycamore Street) and walk 3 miles. Wear comfortable shoes and bring a water bottle.

 Lt. Ross is a 21 year veteran of the Decatur Police Department. She has worked as a Communications Officer, Patrol Officer, Business District Officer and Criminal Investigator. She currently serves as the Community Information & Education Officer where she manages community educational programs such as the Citizen’s Police Academy, Junior Police Academy and R.A.D. Women’s Self-Defense. She also manages social media platforms and handles media inquiries for the police department. Additionally, Lt. Ross is a police instructor and teaches recruits at Georgia Piedmont Technical College Law Enforcement Academy and Crisis Intervention Team training to certified officers. 


Magical Mornings, Preschool Shows!

Copy of Magical (1)

Active Adult Newsletter – January 2018

January 2018 newsletter

Pickleball Play at Ebster, Holiday Schedule

Last day of Pickleball: Wednesday, December 20th 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Pickleball Line Party: Wednesday, January 3rd 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.

(Join us to put Pickleball lines down at Ebster Gym)


Pickleball Resumes: Tuesday, January 9th 11:15 – 2:00 p.m. 

Thank You, Staff

Decatur Active Living Holiday Hours

Holiday Hours (1)


Decatur Recreation Center will be closed December 25 through January 1 and will reopen on January 2 due to the refinishing of floors at the center.

Ebster Recreation Center will be closed December 25, 26 and December 30 through January 1. Ebster hours for December 27 – 29 will be noon until 6 pm.

Glenlake Tennis Center will be closed on December 24, 25, and 31st, and January 1.

Oakhurst Indoor Pool will maintain a normal schedule with the exception of the following: December 24: 8 am until noon, December 25: closed, December 26: noon until 4 pm, December 31: 8 am until noon, January 1: closed, January 2: 10 am until 3 pm .

Decatur Active Living wishes the community a happy, safe and active holiday season!


Good Measure Meals Lunch & Learn – Tomorrow at 11:30 AM. See you there!

Good Measure Meals

Walk with a Doc Cancelled for tomorrow


Walk with a Doc is cancelled for tomorrow – Saturday, December 9th. Enjoy the snow and stay tuned for a new improved Saturday walk.

Retirement Planning for Women – Tuesday, Nov. 28th at 7 pm

Retirement Planning for Women

Ideas for Family Thanksgiving Fun


Enjoy your family time together this week with some ideas we found around the “web”

From Women’s Day: 17 Games your family may enjoy. Many just use things you already have around the home.

Thanksgiving Games for kids and Family: some are active some are more calming. Enjoy some family time.

Ideas for starting some Family Traditions include making a menu, decorating, giving thanks, and more.

What are some things that you do for Thanksgiving?

Decatur Recreation Center Closed Thanksgiving Weekend


Decatur Recreation Center and Ebster Recreation Center will close at 6 pm on Wednesday, November 22 and will be closed Thursday through Sunday. Both centers will reopen on Monday, November 27.

Glenlake Tennis Center will be closed on Thanksgiving Day.

Oakhurst Indoor Pool will be closed on Thanksgiving, open 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Friday, and open noon until 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

Decatur Active Living wishes the community a fun, active and happy Thanksgiving holiday. Take a  walk or bike ride, visit a park, or play a  game. Enjoy your time with those you care about.