Valdosta-Lowndes County Parks & Recreation Authority

Your child can go on a Safari Adventure with us every day this summer!  5-12 year olds will have a blast at the Mildred Hunter Community Center in Valdosta.  10-21 year olds with special needs will have an awesome time at the Craig Center. ...read more
Registration is happening now for VLPRA’s co-ed soccer program that is open to children as young as three years old.  It teaches younger children soccer basics while promoting physical activity and offers older players a competitive s...read more
Register NOW for youth summer tennis camp!  Register online at the link above, call Keith at 229-333-1868, or email him at kchildree@vlpra.com to sign up.   ...read more
From the hallowed grounds of the All England Club to the courts of Winnersville- VLPRA is bringing tennis' biggest championship to Valdosta!  VLPRA is hosting our 10th Annual Wimbledon in Valdosta Tennis Tournament June 9-11, 2017. The ev...read more

VLPRA will be closed Monday, May 29th for Memorial Day.

  • Sign up for Youth Summer Soccer

  • Sign up for Summer Tennis Camp

  • Wimbledon in Valdosta

  • Adult Summer Tennis League

Program Guide

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  • VLPRA will be closed Monday, May 29th for Memorial Day. We will re-open at 8:30 AM on Tuesday, May 30th. We hope you have a safe holiday weekend....
  • Sunday is the last day to register for youth summer soccer! Sign up by midnight at vlpra.com!...

Your child can go on a Safari Adventure with us every day this summer!  5-12 year olds will have a blast at the Mildred Hunter Community Center in Valdosta.  10-21 year olds with special needs will have an awesome time at the Craig Center.  Only $90 per child, per week!  Includes all field trips as well as lunch and a snack each day.

We'll morph into members of the Animal Kingdom, go on an art adventure with paint and clay, hit the road to learn about food and culture from places like Africa and Australia, and go wild with our "Rumble in the Jungle" challenge!  Registration is open here at www.vlpra.com now.  You can also sign up in our office at 1901 North Forrest Street.

The program runs from 7:30am - 5:30pm Monday through Friday.  It is open from May 22-April 4th.  Camp Safari will take May 29th and July 3-7 off.  

Can't wait to see you there!

Registration is happening now for VLPRA’s co-ed soccer program that is open to children as young as three years old.  It teaches younger children soccer basics while promoting physical activity and offers older players a competitive soccer outlet.  No matter the age, VLPRA soccer is a fantastic opportunity for exercise while also instilling lifelong values of good sportsmanship, discipline, and teamwork.  

The league has four age groups to choose from: U-6, U-8, U-10, and U-12.   The U-6 and U-8 leagues are $50.00 per child while the other leagues are $75.00.  There’s an extra $10.00 fee for anyone who lives outside of Lowndes County and there are discounts for families who register more than one child.  The registration fee includes a jersey and socks.

Registration ends in our office on Friday, May 26th at 5PM and online at midnight on Sunday, May 28th. Most games and practices will be at VLPRA’s Vallotton Park.  Parents can register their children online at vlpra.com or in person at VLPRA’s Administration office located at 1901 North Forrest Street in Valdosta.  VLPRA is also looking for volunteer coaches.  All coaches must complete VLPRA’s background check program before the first practice.

 

Who:             Children ages 3-11 years old
When:          Registration ends May 28th
Where:         Register online at vlpra.com or in person at VLPRA’s Administration office located at 1901 North Forrest Street
Price:            $50 for U-6 and U-8; $75 for U-10, and U-12; discounts for families registering more than one child

***Potential coaches: please click "Volunteer" at the top of the page to go to our background check portal and fill our the info.  Then call us at 229-333-1853 to let us know you want to coach.  The background check can take several weeks, so please do this EARLY.  Our background checks are good for one year from the date of approval.  There is no fee to fill out a VLPRA background check.   

 

 

Register NOW for youth summer tennis camp!  Register online at the link above, call Keith at 229-333-1868, or email him at kchildree@vlpra.com to sign up.

 

From the hallowed grounds of the All England Club to the courts of Winnersville- VLPRA is bringing tennis' biggest championship to Valdosta!  VLPRA is hosting our 10th Annual Wimbledon in Valdosta Tennis Tournament June 9-11, 2017.

The event will be at the Harry B. Anderson Tennis Center located in McKey Park.  We offer youth and adult events: boys & girls singles & doubles for 10 & under, 14 & under, and 18 & under; men and women singles & doubles for 3.5 & under as well as 4.0 & up.  We also have adult open mixed doubles.  Players may participate in up to two events.

Register here or by emailing Keith at kchildree@vlpra.com.

Each participant will receive a t-shirt as well as breakfast each day.  It's only $30 for your first event & $10 for each additional event.  

PLAYERS CAN PARTICIPATE IN UP TO TWO EVENTS.