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STAY UP TO DATE: Register online for Tumbling, Gymnastics, & Youth Art Class, or check your youth sport account info. at: https://sports.bluesombrero.com/bcdls (click “Login“). Now available: Payment by credit card & debit card! Please visit our Facebook page, facebook.com/bcdls,and Twitter Feed, twitter.com/bcdls or @BCDLS, for news, updates and photographs.
Opening Day: Please click OPENING DAY PHOTOGRAPHS to view hundreds of photo’s from the April 11th Opening Day festivities. Thank you to all involved for your support!
GYMNASIUM A RENOVATION The Butts County Department of Leisure Services hosted a Family Fun Day on Saturday, March 28th to celebrate the Community Center’s 20th Anniversary and the newly renovated Gymnasium A. Gymnasium A now has air conditioning, new paneling, and a new multi-purpose floor, with a new roof for the entire community center. The Butts County Community Center is located at 576 Ernest Biles Dr. in Jackson.
ART CLASSES WITH MISS LINDSAY! The Leisure Services Department is offering Youth Art Classes, taught by Miss Linday James. Canvas Class will be the only Art Class offered for the next few weeks. This class will meet on Thursdays at 5:30 pm in the Art Room at the Community Center. Participants ages 5 and up may be registered online at www.bcdls.org on the BlueSombrero link (click “Login“) or at the Community Center. Cost is $10 per child. For more info., please contact Mitch Bowman, Program Administrator, at email@example.com. Click HERE for photographs from 2014 Summer Art Camp.
BUTTS COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE GOLF TOURNAMENT – Please click Butts County Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament for more info.
YOUTH TUMBLING & GYMNASTICS – Tumble Classes are offered at 4 pm, 5 pm and 6pm on Tuesdays. Gymnastics Classes are offered at 4 pm, 5 pm and 6pm on Thursdays. All classes are $30 per month, You may register online at www.bcdls.org (click “Login“) or at the Community Center. For more info., please contact Mitch Bowman, Program Administrator, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SOFTBALL CHAMPIONS! Fall 2014 was the first season ever for the Butts County Dept. of Leisure Services to offer a fall girls softball and boys baseball program. Congratulations to our 10U softball team, which finished in 3rd place in the very competitive Henry County Softball League, and our 12U softball team, which finished as undefeated league champs!! Click here for the Jackson Progress-Argus newspaper article “Butts County fall softball team wins Henry County league title“. 12U Team Photo, Front Row, from Left to Right: Madison Roberts, Shamaria Dupree, Emilie Trimble, Taylor Couey, Blakelie Allen; Middle Row, from Left to Right; Nicole Walker, Gabriella Cartagena, Emily Hyson, Jorgia Norsworthy, Melanie Karoffa, Madison Kelly; Back Row, from Left to Right: Head Coach Bobby Allen, Asst. Coach Angelo Cartagena, Asst. Coach Chuck Roberts.
WE ARE SO PROUD! On Tuesday, June 17th, REC Force Head Coach Jason Edwards along with Assistant Coach Jessica Edwards and two REC Force Tumble athletes traveled to Louisville, KY to compete at the USTA National Competition. USTA stands for the United States Tumbling & Trampoline Association. REC Force athletes Merrilee Parson (9) and Kaitlyn Eidson (10) both placed 1st in the USTA GA State Meet held in May, which qualified them for the National Meet. The USTA Nationals is the largest tumbling &t rampoline competition in the country. Teams from all over the United States come to the national meet for a chance to become a National Champion, and be invited to become a member of the USTA National Team. Our REC Force athletes did amazing this year. Merrilee competed in the 9 year old Sub Novice Division and took 18th place out of 41 athletes. Kaitlyn Eidson competed in the 9/10 year old Intermediate Division and placed 30 out of 38 competitors. Thank you to Jason, Jessica, Merrilee, Kaitlyn and their families for all of their effort and dedication to the REC Force program!
TIM KERSEY VOLUNTEER MEMORIAL PAVILION DEDICATION: Click here for photo’s from the pavilion dedication ceremony.
Inclement Weather Hotline
We have contracted with a new recording message server. They have promised NO BUSY SIGNALS even if 100 people call at the same time! This number will be used for rain out and weather-related messages. We will also record weekly announcements of upcoming special events! The new hotline number is 404-369-4242. Please click on this link for new and exciting information: http://www.sportsphonesolutions.com/5029/index.html.