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2017-RC101 Request for Proposals (RFQ) Green Way / Blue Way

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2017-RC101 Request for Proposals (RFQ) Green Way / Blue Way

Gordon County, Georgia is soliciting for professional design consulting firms for the preparation of a County Green Way / Blue Way System master plan and feasibility study. The plan and study is to explore a proposed Green Way and Blue Way trail system, linking community facilities and resources through a series of walking, biking trails and waterways. The system will connect existing trails, parks, camp sites, historic sites, schools, natural landmarks and recreation centers, serving both resident and visitors to the county. RFQ Document Below: 2017-RC101 RFQ Awarded to...

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New Sports Concussion Policy

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New Sports Concussion Policy

House Bill 284, also known as The Return To Play Act, was signed into law by Governor Nathan Deal in April 2013. The Law requires Gordon County Parks & Recreation to provide parents or guardians with educational information pertaining to the nature and risk of concussion and head injury at the time of registration for any youth athletic activity. The Law has three basic components; Prior to the beginning of each athletic season of a youth activity, an information sheet must be provided to all youth athletes’ parents or legal guardians which informs them of the nature and risk of concussions and head injury; If a youth athlete participating in a youth activity exhibits symptoms of having a concussion, that athlete shall be removed from the game, competition, tryout or practice and be evaluated by a health care provider; and If a youth athlete has been deemed by a health care provider to have sustained a concussion, the coach or other designated personnel shall not permit the youth athlete to return to play until the youth athlete receives clearance from a health care provider for a full or graduated return to play. The CDC offers a free online training course for youth coaches, volunteers, officials/referees, staff etc.  The training course takes about 30-40 minutes to complete. All youth coaches will be strongly encouraged to take this free course. For more information regarding the Return To Play Act, please contact the Parks & Recreation Department at...

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Gordon County to Host Dizzy Dean Tournament

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The Gordon County Parks & Recreation Department has been selected to host three Dizzy Dean State Baseball Tournaments. June 28 thru July 2 we will be hosting the state tournament for ages 6 and under as well as 14 and under. This tournament will bring approximately 30 teams to the Calhoun/Gordon County area. Beginning July 5 and continuing through July 9 we will host the state tournament for 8 year olds. This tournament will bring an additional 24 teams to our area. The Calhoun/Gordon County area should see a significant economic impact over the two week period. For more information please call 706-602-4435.  Please follow news and scores at http://www.facebook.com/GCParksandRec Text “dizzydean” to 84483 for up to date score, schedule changes, rain information etc. Dizzy Dean 8 year old State Tourn Bracket (uploaded on Friday at 3:47pm) Hotel Information Restaurant Information More details will follow as they become...

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New Online Registration for Parks & Rec

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Gordon County Parks and Registration announces that beginning August 1, 2012, everyone will be able to register through their new online portal at: https://secure.rec1.com/GA/gordon-county-parks/reg.php  This link will also be available to gordoncounty.org main page under online services as well as the Parks & Recreation department page.

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