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Glenlake Park Decatur, Georgia

 

Notice: Oakhurst Pavilions is currently being renovated. We will not accept any reservations or waitlist requests for Oakhurst pavilion until the renovations are complete. There is currently no estimate for a completion date. This page will be updated once we are ready to begin accepting reservations for Oakhurst. We will begin accepting reservations for McKoy pavilion on February 27, 2017 at 9:00am. We are currently accepting reservations for Glenlake Pavilion.

 

How to Reserve a Park Pavilion:
Please call the Glenlake Tennis Center, 404-377-7231, to make your request. Please e-mail questions to Jabari Cole.   

  • No reservations are accepted later than 7 working days in advance of the requested date.
  • Oakhurst and McKoy pavilions are available for rental April 1-October 31 only as restrooms are not winterized.
  • Glenlake Park pavilion is available for rental year around, weather permitting.
  • If the requested date is available, a rental agreement must be completed and rental fee paid in full within 7 days to confirm the reservation.
  • Decatur Active Living reserves the right to cancel a rental due to inclement weather, or any reasonable unforeseen or unavoidable circumstances.
  • The will be an additional fee of $10 per hour charged for groups of over 60 people.
  • $200 Security deposit is required.
Pavilions Glenlake  McKoy  Oakhurst
Resident $50 first 2 hours
$12.50 per additional hour

 $50 first 2 hours

 $12.50 per

 additional hour

 $50 first 2 hours

 $12.50 per

 additional hour


Non-Resident $100 first 2 hours
$20 per additional hour

 $100 first 2 hours

 $20 per additional hour

 $100 first 2 hours

 $20 per additional hour


Fields Mckoy Glenlake Oakhurst Ebster
Residents with lights $50 first 20 hours
$15 per additional hour
  $50 first 20 hours
$15 per additional hour

Residents without lights $40 first 2 hours
$10 per additional hour
$40 first 2 hours
$10 per additional hour
$40 first 2 hours
$10 per additional hour
$40 first 2 hours
$10 per additional hour
Non Residents with lights $100 first 2 hours
$30 per additional hour
  $100 first 2 hours
$30 per additional hour

Non Residents without lights $80 first 2 hours
$20 per additional hour
$80 first 2 hours
$20 per additional hour
$80 first 2 hours
$20 per additional hour
$80 first 2 hours
$20 per additional hour

When reserving Glenlake Pavilion for large groups, please inform guests that there is additional parking at the end of Norris Street. Norris Street is adjacent to the condominiums right next to Glenlake Park.

Parks Overview
The City of Decatur has nearly 57 acres of developed parks available for the enjoyment of residents and visitors. Park names, locations and descriptions are listed here. In addition, there are a number of greenspaces and neighborhood parks. Look for a park in your neighborhood.

Adair Park

Adair Park
Adair Street
A four-acre park adjacent to the historic Mary Gay House, Swanton House and log cabin where Decatur’s annual Heritage Festival is held. The park is near the Swanton Heights and Lenox Place communities, and has picnic tables with trash receptacles and a playground area. An off-leash area is provided for Decatur residents whose dogs obey voice command. Street parking only.

Ebster Park

Ebster Park
404 West Trinity Place
Ebster Pool Atlanta Ave.
A large multipurpose field is a key feature at this five-acre neighborhood recreational facility. There is a pool house with swimming pool, a small pavilion with tables and grills, basketball courts and a playground area. The Decatur Youth Sports and Renfroe Middle School soccer and lacrosse programs use the field. The park shares a parking lot with Ebster Center and the Beacon Hill artists.

 

Glenn Creek Nature Preserve
Fairview Street
A two-acre bio reserve of native Piedmont Habitat maintained by neighbors and owned by the City. Glenn Creek (formerly Hunter's Branch) runs through the property and is part of the South Fork Peachtree sub-watershed. 

Glenlake Park

Glenlake Park & Pool
1121 Church St.
A 17-acre park with picnic tables, grills and trash receptacles, swimming pool and pool house, picnic pavilion, and a tennis center with five courts. There is a small upper field and a lower youth baseball field, a basketball/volleyball court, playground area, and an enclosed dog park for Decatur residents and their pets.

Hidden Cove Park

Hidden Cove Park
758 Scott Blvd.
A three-acre park directly behind the former Westchester Elementary School, offering a perfect place for a walk or some quiet time on a sunny day. The Westchester community has worked hard to preserve and beautify the park with native plants and a nature trail along the creek. Parking is available in the school parking lot after 5 p.m. on weekdays and on Saturdays and Sundays.

Mead Road Park

Mead Road Park
175 Mead Rd.
Located on .75 acre of land next to Oakhurst School, the park offers a large, open, grassy area, play structure, basketball court and shaded picnic tables. Parking is available during out-of-school hours in the Oakhurst School parking lot.

McKoy Park

McKoy Park
1000 Adams St.
McKoy Pool 534 McKoy St.
A nine-acre neighborhood recreational facility with a 330-foot baseball field that is fenced and lighted, a picnic pavilion with restrooms, a concession/scoring building, a basketball court for recreation play, picnic tables with grills and trash receptacles, a playground area, a skate park, and a greenspace for games. There is also an outdoor classroom with seat walls at the playground. Two separate parking areas and concrete walkways connect the site features. McKoy is the home of Decatur High School’s varsity baseball team and DRCSD’s adult softball programs.

Oakhurst Park

Oakhurst Park
307 Feld Ave.
An eight-acre neighborhood recreational facility with two multipurpose fields, a picnic pavilion with restrooms, and a concession/scoring building. There are two lighted tennis courts, a basketball court and a playground area. Two separate parking areas with walkways connect the site features. Oakhurst Park is home to Agnes Scott and DHS women's softball and Decatur Youth Sports baseball and girls softball. Oakhurst Dog Park is on East Lake Drive, adjacent to the Boys & Girls Club.

     

Parkwood Park
East and West Parkwood Rds.
Contains lovely trails and home to the Parkwood Garden Club. http://parkwoodgardenclub.com/parkwood-park/trails/

 

 Sycamore Park
Located on Sycamore Drive between Commerce and Ponce de Leon Ave.
A quiet green space with benches and plenty of room to walk and enjoy nature. Located along the PATH to Stone Mountain, which makes it a great rest spot for cyclists.

Scott Park

Scott Park
231 Sycamore St.
Directly behind Decatur Recreation Center and adjacent to the Decatur Library, the four acres of Scott Park are surrounded by gardens planted by Master Gardeners Carolyn Krueger, Jim Toney and other volunteers. Treat yourself to its serenity and beauty. Two lighted tennis courts are available for rental. Parking is available in the library/recreation center parking deck.

Waddell Park

Waddell Park
The park is a quiet retreat featuring a nature trail. It’s a place to enjoy trillium and other native plants, watch birds, or just sit and listen to the wind.

 For a Kaboom Map of Play showing parks, playgrounds and greenspaces in Decatur, click here

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