Since its founding, the Roswell Recreation Association has worked tirelessly to raise money to support the Roswell Recreation, Parks, Historic and Cultural Affairs Department. Among its first projects, the Association built Roswell’s first tennis courts, and a little league field, and paid part of the salary for Roswell’s first Recreation and Park Director’s salary. In 1966, the Association began the Roswell Arts Festival, the first arts festival held north of the Chattahoochee River, as a way to promote arts in Roswell and raise funds for recreation and parks in Roswell.
The Roswell Arts Festival has been so successful that it is the only fundraising initiative of the Association. Over the years, the more than $1 million raised has been used to help purchase parkland, playground equipment, spray grounds, meditative gardens, and many other projects that have benefitted residents of all ages in Roswell. Festival funds have contributed to the following projects: ... view more »