New $7.5 Million Activity Center Opens in Douglas County

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DOUGLAS COUNTY, GA — Douglas County will finally celebrate the completion of its brand new 30,000 square foot multipurpose center with a ribbon cutting this Friday, county officials announced last week, and the public is invited.

The new $7.5 million center, called Boundary Waters Activity Center, is located at 4996 Route 92/Route 166 – adjacent to the Boundary Waters Aquatic Center – and was the largest construction project in the tax program. 2016 Voter Approved Special Purpose Local Option Sale. .

“As chairman of the Douglas County Board of Commissioners, I am very pleased with our commitment to making the necessary improvements and updates to our parks in Douglas County,” the county commissioner said. of Douglas, Romona Jackson Jones, in a press release. “I want to thank the citizens for their commitment through their SPLOST dollars and for trusting us to build this magnificent facility. I congratulate Parks and Recreation Committee Chairman Henry Mitchell III and Parks and Recreation Director Gary Dukes for their efforts.”

It’s also the completion of the county’s 20-year dream of creating an eight-park, 500-acre mega-resort along the Chattahoochee River, according to Douglas County Commissioner Kelly Robinson. The new center includes two full-size regulation basketball courts, an exercise room, weight room, multi-purpose room, and elevated running track, among other amenities.

“This resort offers basketball, swimming, soccer, football, baseball, nature trails, estuarine trails, and disc golf. It’s simply a place where families can meet all of their diverse needs. recreational facilities in one place,” she said in a press release. .

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