The Recreation Department provides county-wide recreational programming to all citizens of the county. This department manages the Community Center, five parks (Pate Park, Moultrie Park, Soccer Complex, Pine Mountain Valley Park, and Ellerslie Park that is under construction), 23 miles of gravel “rails to trails” walking trails, and four miles of paved walking trails in Hamilton. The 100-acre Pate Park consist of six lighted ballfields, a lighted football field, two lighted tennis courts, two lighted basketball courts, two concession stands, two pavilions, and paved parking. The 29-acre Moultrie Park consists of seven ballfields of which five are lighted, concession stand, ½ mile paved looped walking trail, restrooms, pavilion, and paved parking.  The 34-acre Soccer Complex consists of many soccer fields, two concession stands with restrooms, a pavilion with restrooms, 9/10 of a mile paved walking trail, and gravel parking. The 12-acre Pine Mountain Valley Park consists of a large pavilion, restrooms, tennis court, baseball field, basketball court, and a playground. The department offers numerous organized youth recreational programs through community associations including baseball/softball, football, basketball, track, wrestling, swimming, soccer, and cheerleading using both county and Board of Education facilities.

Rails to Trail Project Map Aerial View
Rails to Trail Project Map Street View

Office Location
Community Center
7509 SR 116
Hamilton, GA 31811

Office Hours
Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Stephen Waskey, Director
Ashley Marston, Assistant Director

Park Locations

  • Pate Park, 8401 SR 315, Cataula, GA 31804
  • Moultrie Park, 10695 SR 116, Hamilton, GA 31811
  • Soccer Complex, 10250 SR 116, Hamilton, GA 31811
  • Pine Mountain Valley Park, 84 SR 354, Pine Mountain Valley, GA 31823
  • Ellerslie Park (under construction), 3280 SR 85, Ellerslie, GA 31807

Department Stats
Full-Time Employees: 5
Part-Time Employees: 2
FY 2017-18 Budget: $842,676