Valdosta-Lowndes County Parks & Recreation Authority

Registration is open now for our Girls Youth Volleyball Clinic.  The clinic is kind of a league-in-training.  Girls meet twice a week for to learn the basics and improve on skills they already know.  As interest builds, we may be able ...read more
VLPRA gladly rents out our facilities to residents for special events, family gatherings, birthday parties, and even weddings.  Our 40+ parks and facilities have picnic shelters, gazebos, and pavilions that are perfect for gatherings of vario...read more
The results are in for the VLPRA Smoothie King 5K!  Please check our Facebook page, www.facebook.com/vlpra for photos. RESULTS: Place - Time - First Name - Last Name - Gender - Age - City 1 19:21.3 Dan Butzin M 29 Valdosta  2 19:40....read more
  Authority Board Meeting The Valdosta-Lowndes County Parks and Recreation Authority Board's next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, April 15th at 4:30pm.  It will be held at the VLPRA Administrative Office located at 190...read more
Drop in at one of our tennis clinics!  We have youth and adult clinics as well as cardio tennis.  The schedule is posted below.  All the clinics and lessons are at McKey Park next to Valdosta Middle School.  Please visit and like ...read more
  • Having an Event? Just Rent!

  • VLPRA Smoothie King 5K Results

  • VLPRA Board Meeting

  • Cardio Tennis & Clinics

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Registration is open now for our Girls Youth Volleyball Clinic.  The clinic is kind of a league-in-training.  Girls meet twice a week for to learn the basics and improve on skills they already know.  As interest builds, we may be able to transform this clinic into a league soon!  Please see the flyer for details and click the link above to register online.

 

VLPRA gladly rents out our facilities to residents for special events, family gatherings, birthday parties, and even weddings. 

Our 40+ parks and facilities have picnic shelters, gazebos, and pavilions that are perfect for gatherings of various sizes.  Many feature electricity and bathrooms.  We even have a beautiful sanctuary that is popular for wedding ceremonies and a large multipurpose room in the same building with a full kitchen to accommodate receptions.  Many center rentals will include access to a full kitchen and the use of tables and chairs.  All rentals require a deposit.  Please click here for a full list of rentals.

 

STAGE
Our brand-new portable, hydraulically powered stage is available for rent.  Our staff will deliver the stage, set it up, take it down, and stay with the stage for the duration of your event.  The stage is 32 feet long and almost 24 feet deep.  It’s an open air, outdoor stage perfect for large events.  A PA system, mic stand, tables, and chairs are also available for rent.

PORTABLE BLEACHERS
VLPRA’s new hydraulically powered bleachers feature a canopy and handrails.  The bleachers hold well over 200 people and can act as main or overflow seating for your outdoor event.  VLPRA staff will deliver and pick up the bleachers as part of your rental.

SHOWMOBILE
VLPRA’s Showmobile is a portable stage with a roof and three walls.  The front wall opens to reveal the stage itself.  The Showmobile’s dimensions are 22 x 16.

A PA system, mic stand, tables, and chairs are also available for rent.  VLPRA staff will deliver and pick up the bleachers as part of your rental.  A PA system, mic stand, tables, and chairs are also available for rent.

 

TABLES AND CHAIRS
VLPRA offers 4-foot round tables and matching black chairs for rent.  Rent up to 100 chairs and 13 tables at a time.  VLPRA staff delivers the tables and chairs in a trailer.  Renters are responsible for set up and take down.

 

 

Call 229-259-3507 for more information, rates, and availability.

The results are in for the VLPRA Smoothie King 5K!  Please check our Facebook page, www.facebook.com/vlpra for photos.

RESULTS:
Place - Time - First Name - Last Name - Gender - Age - City

1 19:21.3 Dan Butzin M 29 Valdosta 
2 19:40.5 Colin Prinsloo M 29 Hahira
3 22:11.1 Angela Bruhl F 31 Valdosta 
4 22:23.2 Alice Smoot F 57 Valdsota
5 no data put on card 
6 23:09.1 Billy Talyor M 66 Valdsota
7 23:29.9 Amber Elam F 25 Valdosta 
8 24:02.8 James Tracy M 33 Valdsota
9 24:09.6 Nancy Elam F 51 Valdsota
10 24:28.7 Jason Greene M 32 Lakeland
11 24:48.2 Rodney Elam M 51 Valdsota
12 24:54.5 Doug Swords M 35 Valdsota
13 25:34.8 Kirsten Wetherbee F 56 Valdsota
14 26:23.8 Jade Evans F 24 Valdosta 
15 26:43.1 Michael Guilmette M 52 Lake Park
16 27:11.3 Cliff Baker M 41 Valdosta 
17 27:15.9 William Edwards M 28 Valdsota
18 28:53.2 Amy Bradshaw F 25 Valdosta 
19 29:09.2 Janis Lee F 60 Hahira
20 29:13.1 Chad Fernandez M 36 Valdosta 
21 29:35.4 Barbara Bradshaw F 56 Lawrenceville
22 30:10.5 Ronnie Metts M 70 Hahira
23 30:31.5 Vern Houseman M 67 Lake Park
24 30:38.8 Amy Reese F 40 Valdsota
25 30:53.4 David Minshew M 63 Valdosta 
26 32:13.9 Yuri Reed F 27 Valdosta 
27 33:16.6 Lexi Metts F 11 Hahira
28 33:23.0 Jammie Metts M 36 Hahira
29 33L29.5 Leah Lockhart F 27 Valdosta 
30 34:23.5 Gabriel Terrell M 24 Valdosta 
31 35:33.4 Kyle Pantenmollen M 29 Valdosta 
32 36:02.5 Haley Elliot F 21 Valdsota
33 37:06.8 Maya Loizeaux F 39 Valdsota
34 38:00.9 Joe Christian M 76 Naylor
35 38:18.2 Dolores Minshew F 63 Valdosta 
36 38:59.2 Kelly Hritz F 48 Valdsota
37 39:15.9 Pepi Nelson F 63 Valdsota
38 39:36.0 Phyllis Holland F 68 Valdsota
39 40:10.8 Chantal Whatley F 27 Valdosta 
40 40:11.8 Kammi Kenney F 25 Valdosta 
41 41:01.3 Delleese Collins F 37 Valdosta 
42 52:03.3 Amy Taylor F 38 Valdsota
43 52:03.7 Blake Ouzts M 32 Valdosta 
44 52:13.0 Morgan Worley F 24 Hahira
45 52:13.1 Nicholas Worley M 24 Hahira
46 52:26.5 Aultin Terrell M 7 Dixie
47 52:37.6 Hunter Wills M 7 Valdosta 
48 52:56.0 Mathew Wills M 6 Valdosta 
49 56:23.8 Terrance Calloway M 32 Valdosta
50 no card handed in 
51 1:01:26.7 Adrienne Wright F 39 Valdosta 
52 1:01:27.2 Kim Bause F 24 Valdosta

 

 

 

Authority Board Meeting
The Valdosta-Lowndes County Parks and Recreation Authority Board's next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, April 15th at 4:30pm.  It will be held at the VLPRA Administrative Office located at 1901 North Forrest Street.

 

Drop in at one of our tennis clinics!  We have youth and adult clinics as well as cardio tennis.  The schedule is posted below.  All the clinics and lessons are at McKey Park next to Valdosta Middle School.  Please visit and like our Facebook page here for tennis weather updates.