Valdosta-Lowndes County Parks & Recreation Authority

Lace up those running shoes and join us for the race that officially kicks off the annual Azalea Festival!  Enjoy a course that skirts VSU's campus and ends with delicious treats from Smoothie King.  All paying participants receive a ra...read more
As part of our Smoothie King Century Ride, VLPRA and Smoothie King are offering a Kids Zone and 1-mile Fun Ride!!!! It's all happening March 7th at South Lowndes Recreation Center in Lake Park. While adult cyclists ride the long courses, kids...read more
Tune up your bike and get your helmet on! VLPRA's Smoothie King Century Bike Ride is right around the corner!  We have a course for everyone! Whether you are an advanced cyclist or only a beginner, this is the event for you...read more
Register now for our Men's Basketball League!  Registration is open until March 10th.  Bring your team and your A-game.  Info below.     ...read more
Hey batter, batter, batter!  Registration is happening now for VLPRA's Spring Adult Softball Leagues.  You can click here to register online or sign up at our main office on 1901 North Forrest Street, Valdosta.  Registration e...read more
  • Kids 1-Mile Bike Ride!

  • Smoothie King Century Ride: 3/7/15

  • Sign up for Men's Basketball

  • Adult Spring Softball

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Lace up those running shoes and join us for the race that officially kicks off the annual Azalea Festival!  Enjoy a course that skirts VSU's campus and ends with delicious treats from Smoothie King.  All paying participants receive a race t-shirt (while supplies last).  
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

As part of our Smoothie King Century Ride, VLPRA and Smoothie King are offering a Kids Zone and 1-mile Fun Ride!!!!

It's all happening March 7th at South Lowndes Recreation Center in Lake Park.
While adult cyclists ride the long courses, kids are welcome to explore our Bike Safety Town and Kids Zone!  Then they can strap on their helmets for the 1-mile fun ride for kids ages 5-15.   *No registration is required, just bring a food donation for Hungry at Home as your entry fee.  Kids Zone runs from 8:30 AM - 2:00 PM with one-mile ride at 9:00 AM.  Questions?  Call us at 259-3507

Click here to go to Hungry at Home's website for donation suggestions.

 

 

 

*Helmets and bikes are required

Tune up your bike and get your helmet on! VLPRA's Smoothie King Century Bike Ride is right around the corner! 

We have a course for everyone! Whether you are an advanced cyclist or only a beginner, this is the event for you. There are three different courses (29/62/100 +/- miles respectively) where cyclists can ride and enjoy the beautiful scenic routes and weather of South Georgia and North Florida. It's only $30 until Saturday, February 28th.  It's $40 from March 1st through race day.  

Race day registration and check in will open at 7 am at the South Lowndes Recreation Complex, mass start at 8 am.  There will be Smoothie King-theme rest stops and SAG support.  All paid participants get a t-shirt, lunch, and delicious Smoothie King treats!  

The ride starts and ends at South Lowndes Recreation Complex, 6440 Ocean Pond Avenue Lake Park, GA 31636.  Check the bottom of the page for turn-by-turn directions.  Click here to register.
 

Bring the whole family:

While cyclists ride the long courses, kids are welcome to explore our Bike Safety Town and Kids Zone!  We'll also have a 1-mile fun ride for kids ages 5-15.  All activities are at the South Lowndes Recreation Center.  No registration is required, just bring a food donation for Hungry at Home as your entry fee.  Kids Zone runs from 8:30 AM - 2:00 PM with one-mile ride at 9:00 AM.  
Click here to go to Hungry at Home's website for donation suggestions.

 

Click below for the turn by turn directions

Click here for the Route Map (All Rides)
Click here for the 29-mile turn-by-turn directions
Click here for the 77-mile turn-by-turn directions
Click here for the 100-mile turn-by-turn directions

 

 

 

 

Register now for our Men's Basketball League!  Registration is open until March 10th.  Bring your team and your A-game.  Info below.

 

 

Hey batter, batter, batter!  Registration is happening now for VLPRA's Spring Adult Softball Leagues.  You can click here to register online or sign up at our main office on 1901 North Forrest Street, Valdosta.  Registration ends March 20th, so don't wait!  All games wil be held at Freedom Park and there's a mandatory coaches meeting at 6:30 PM on March 31st at the Freedom Park Concession Tower.  The entry fee is $515 per team, with no participation fee.  

Leagues Offered:
Men's League
Women's League
Co-ed League
Church League

Questions?  Call Daniel Carder at 229-333-1853 or email him at dcarder@vlpra.com