2101 Clark Street
Covington, GA 30014

Sports

Miracle League

Newton County Recreation Commission, Covington Rotary Club, Covington Kiwanis Club, The Covington & Oxford Lions’ Clubs and The Friends of Newton Parks have all joined together in partnership to build the first ever Miracle League Field in Newton County. Miracle League Consultant: Tamara Richardson (Email: trichardson@co.newton.ga.us or Phone #: 770-786-4373 ex. 14)

YMCA Covington GA

Our cause defines us. We know that lasting personal and social change comes about when we all work together. That’s why, at the Y, strengthening community is our cause. Every day, we work side-by-side with our neighbors to make sure that everyone, regardless of age, income or background, has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive.

2140 Newton Dr NE Covington, Georgia 30014

(770) 787-3908

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Newton County Recreation Commission

The Newton County Recreation Department provides active lifestyle and sports activities to generate an exciting, dynamic quality of life through the highest quality facilities and programming. These programs meet the ever changing needs and the physical, social and emotional interests of our community of individuals, no matter their ages and abilities.

6185 Turner Lake Road Covington, Ga 30014

770-786-4373

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Golf Courses

Ashton Hills Golf Club

Ashton Hills is located just 35 miles east of Atlanta and convenient to I-20. Previously Indian Creek Golf Club, this upscale semi-private course has recently undergone renovations and reopened in mid-August to the public. Come play the newly re-contoured Mini Verde Greens and check out the totally renovated Club House!

10400 Bypass Road Covington, GA 30014

770-385-0064

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The Oaks Course

The Oaks Golf Course, set beneath the graceful oaks east of Atlanta, is located in the heart of historic Covington, Georgia. Whether stopping by for lunch, business, or a leisurely 18-holes on this Top-100 Georgia golf course, anyone can enjoy unforgettable southern hospitality amidst the pristine natural beauty and view from the clubhouse.

11240 Brown Bridge Road Covington, GA 30014

770-786-3801

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Outdoor Locations

Newton Trails Network

Newton Trails is a non-profit organization incorporated in 1998 to promote and develop a county-wide network of multi-use trails for pedestrians and bicyclists in Newton County, Georgia. We believe that a well-planned trail system will create a higher quality of life and lead to greater physical, mental, and environmental health for trail users and the community as a whole.

P.O. Box 2010 Covington, GA 30015

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Yellow River Trails

In 2006, Newton Trails built a 1480-foot, concrete loop trail along the Yellow River in Porterdale, at the site of the Porterdale Yellow River Park. Useful now for fitness workouts and accessing the Yellow River Water Trail, this loop will be linked to the Historic Train Depot trailhead at Broad Street and eventually to Newton County’s planned Turkey Creek/Yellow River Greenway connecting to Turner Lake Park in Covington.

Turner Lake Trail System

Visitors to the Eastside Trail can also use the bike lanes and sidewalks on Floyd Street to access Turner Lake Park in Covington, which features three miles of paved and unpaved walking and biking trails around the lake behind the Turner Lake Complex and ball fields. Follow the red (paved) loop trail to access the unpaved nature trails to an outdoor classroom, and learn more about the Piedmont Woodlands from signs located on the trails.

Parks

Academy Springs Park

Academy Springs Park is located in the city limits of Covington at the corner of Conyers Street and Legion Drive. The playground equipment was originally installed by the Covington Lions Club. The park is now maintained by the City of Covington.

3120 Conyers Street Covington, GA 30014

770-843-5939

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Denny Dobbs Park

Denny Dobbs Park is a new state-of-the-art regional park. The first phase has such amenities as pavilions, playgrounds, trails, basketball courts, landscaping, and a new interactive play game called NEOS.

6244 Highway 212 Covington, GA 30016

770-786-4373

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Turner Lake Complex

Turner Lake Complex (158 acres with 26 acre lake) has a 34,000 square foot building housing Recreation Commission offices, a gymnasium, a full service senior center and a 275+ meeting room. The facility is home to four state-of-the-art Girls Softball Fields. Well lit and easily accessible, these regulation fields were developed to meet the needs and requirements of sanctioned softball tournaments.

6185 Turner Lake Road Covington, GA 30014

770-786-4373

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Newton County Recreation Commission

The Newton County Recreation Department provides active lifestyle and sports activities to generate an exciting, dynamic quality of life through the highest quality facilities and programming. These programs meet the ever changing needs and the physical, social and emotional interests of our community of individuals, no matter their ages and abilities.

6185 Turner Lake Road Covington, GA 30014

770-786-4373

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Arts Businesses

Arts Association in Newton County

We exist to inspire, educate and develop comprehensive dance technique for both recreational and pre-professional students. The school offers ballet, pointe, jazz, contemporary, tap, hip hop and musical theater providing students with the versatility necessary for success in the dance world.

1169 Washington Street Covington, GA 30014

(770) 786-8188

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Covington Regional Ballet

Founded in 2001, Covington Regional Ballet is the dance performance arm of the Arts Association in Newton County’s Young Artists programs. Since its inception, CRB has been dazzling audiences of Newton County, and the surrounding area, with three annual productions: the Nutcracker, a spring ballet and a fall contemporary dance performance from the senior company.

1169 Washington St SW, Covington, GA 30014

(678) 625-0042

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Southern Heartland Arts

Southern Heartland Arts, Inc. is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization supporting the visual arts in Newton County. Incorporated in 1988, SHA brought together Newton County artists, along with artists from Rockdale, Newton and Henry Counties and is one of the oldest visual art guilds east of Metro Atlanta.

1132 Monticello St SW Covington, GA 30014

(770) 788-8799

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WildART

WildArt is a new and innovative art studio located in the heart of the Historic Square in Covington, Georgia.

WildArt represents a number of local artists who show their finest work. The impressive artist's inventory features a wide variety of paintings and artistic media in many styles, including figurative, abstract, landscape, still life, wood turned treasures, handcrafted writing instruments, photography and many others.

The back of the gallery space is dedicated to art classes and special events designed  to involve the community.

1105 Washington Street

404-455-1594

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