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Mack Gaston Community Center

The Dalton Community Center was established in 1954 by a group of concerned citizens dedicated to the development of better health and wholesome recreation.  In 1966 the Community Center became part of the Dalton Parks and Recreation Department.  This additional expansion provided additional recreational services to the residents of the Eastside Community.  The Community Center offers many different types of activities for all ages. Basketball, soccer, computer lab, tutoring, weight room facilities, dance classes, aerobics, meeting space and rental space for receptions and parties.  Finished in 2012, the construction includes a much larger Community Center (Mack Gaston Community Center). This facility has given DPRD much needed athletic facilities as well as space for community collaborations. The facility has two gyms, an indoor walking track, a state of the art computer lab, weight room, aerobic room and other rooms for outside groups. Mack Gaston Community Center also includes space for WIC, Georgia Mountain Health Center, and an information center for the Dalton Police Dept. DPRD is very fortunate to have partnerships with these and other outside agencies.

Special Programs

Summer Camp- Ages 5-13
Summer Basketball League- Ages 6-18
Summer Volleyball League-Adults and Youth
Mentoring Youth Workshops
Dance Classes- Clogging, Hispanic, Hip-Hop
Civic Group Meetings
Boxing, Karate, Yoga, Zumba

(Fees are applied)

Educational Activities

After School Tutoring

Mentoring Workshops

English Classes 

Bible Study

Recreational Activities

Basketball
Soccer
Football
Volleyball
Training /Weight Room
Aerobics
Senior Adult and Youth Programs
Summer Camp
Dance Classes
Girl’s Club
Meeting Rooms

      

 

 

 

 

Reservation/Rental

Rooms
Splash Pad 
Gym
Ball Field
Computer Lab

Click here for details!

Seasonal Events

M.L.K. Celebration- January

Black History Events- February

End of School Celebration- May

Memorial Day Celebration in the Park- May

Believe and Achieve Banquet—May

Summer Talent Show- July

Pre-M.L.K. Talent Show- November

Feed the Hungry Day– November

Christmas Party- December

 

Contact Information

Tom Pinson, Center Director

706-278-8205

218 North Fredrick Street  

Dalton, GA 30721

Recreation Hours

Monday-Thursday 9:00am-9:00pm

Friday 9:00am-6:00pm

Saturday 10:00am-6:00pm

Closed Sundays

Splash Pad Hours

Open May-August 7th

Monday-Friday 2:00pm-6:00pm

Saturday 12:00pm-5:00pm

Sunday 2:00pm-5:00pm

Cost: $2.00 per person