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BEST SPOTS: Community Swimming Pools

BEST SPOTS: Community Swimming Pools

ATLANTA, Ga. -- For this week’s installment of Best Spots, we've compiled a list of public pools in the area for you, your family and friends to take a dip and cool off in the heat of the summer sun.

With an economy like ours, it’s imperative that people look for a bargain wherever they can and public pools offer fun with that’s easy on the pockets. Check out these local pools and enjoy a classic, cost-effective, exciting summertime experience.

Clayton County

Public pools in Clayton County open on June 1. All pools charge a usage fee of $3 for Clayton County residents or $20 for a monthly pass.

WEEKEND EVENTS: Midnight Basketball, Spring Cleanup and Coin Collectors

WEEKEND EVENTS: Midnight Basketball, Spring Cleanup and Coin Collectors

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. – There are tons of fun events going on this weekend, in your area. We’ve listed a few of them for you to check out with your family and friends.

Come out to the Aberdeen Village Center on Saturday, May 7, for Opening Day of the Peachtree City Farmers Market. The market which was formally known as, Fresh South Market will open at 9:00 a.m. and will close at 2:00 p.m. Aberdeen Village is located at 202 Northlake Drive in Peachtree City.

The city of Peachtree City will host their Annual PTC Spring Cleanup at the Peachtree City Recycling Center. According to the Peachtree City Updates newsletter, “PTC residents can drop off unwanted appliances (Freon removed), furniture, and other junk at the Recycling Center on Rockaway Road. The Recycling Center will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. both days.

TriCities Run/Walk is fast approaching

TriCities Run/Walk is fast approaching

COLLEGE PARK, Ga. -- Residents of College Park, East Point and Hapeville are invited to participate in the 2nd annual TriCities 10K Run and 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, May 14.

The race begins on Main Street at Hawthorne Avenue in College Park and ends at the track inside Bill Badgett Stadium. The certified 10K route loops through College Park, East Point and Hapeville, while the 5K winds through Historic College Park.

Register up until Saturday, May 7 to take advantage of the $22 fee, or $20 for children ages 2-14.

Dick Lane Velodrome - The Home of Track Cycling in Atlanta

Dick Lane Velodrome - The Home of Track Cycling in Atlanta

Constructed in 1974, the Dick Lane Velodrome was inspired by a group of residents and City officials that visited the Munich Olympics. Located eight miles south of downtown Atlanta, the Dick Lane Velodrome is a 1/5 of a mile and 36° banked concrete track for bicycle racing, set in Sumner park in a residential part of beautiful historic East Point. Dick Lane is the only velodrome in the world with a green space that contains a large oak tree and a creek running through the in-field. The City of East Point owns the velodrome and has a long-term partnership with the East Point Velodrome Association(EPVA) to manage the Dick Lane Velodrome, and continue its use as one of the premier facilities of its kind.

Businessmen suit up in their soccer gear to support America SCORES Cup this Saturday

Businessmen suit up in their soccer gear to support America SCORES Cup this Saturday

East Point, GA-- On April 23, 2011, area businesses will switch out their loafers and heels for cleats, and go head-to-head on the soccer field for the 5th Annual America SCORES Cup Atlanta.  But while they may be competing for first place in the tournament, they'll ultimately be shooting for the same goal - to raise money for a great cause.

Kicking off at 9 a.m. on April 23 at Georgia Soccer Park, 3895 Ben Hill Road in East Point, the 7 v.

BEST SPOTS: Inexpensive Dates

BEST SPOTS: Inexpensive Dates

SOUTH METRO – For this week’s installment of Best Spots, we've compiled a list of Inexpensive Date Spots for you to take your special someone.

In today’s economy, it’s important to find companionship which, in our opinion, is the cheapest form of entertainment. However, it’s the springtime, and people like to get out every now and then. So, check out these suggestions for fun under $15.

If you had a rough week, take your date to Range, Guns and Safes to blow off some steam. Every Wednesday, this range, located in Forest Park, costs $10 for the first hour of target practice for male/female couples. Subsequent hours are $12 each.

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