The Unified Football and Cheerleading Jamboree, presented by the Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation Authority and the Boys & Girls Club of Northwest Georgia, got underway Saturday at Riverview Park and at the Boys & Girls Club in West Rome. The event will take today and Monday off before finishing Tuesday. The event features Pee Wee, Junior Pee Wee and Mites teams.
Shea Dale with Imagine Studio for Hair & Art announced today that the 2nd Annual Run for Moore Life Memorial 5K Run and 1-mile Health Walk will take place on November 1st, 2014 at the Shoals Entrance of Ridgeferry Park. Registration will take place from 7 a.m. Race begins at 8 a.m., Health Walk at 9 a.m.
Join RACE Rome as we host the Tri for the Kids Youth Triathlon. Tri for the Kids is a USAT sanctioned event that will take place on May 4th at 1:00 p.m. at Darlington School. The event will raise money for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Northwest Georgia.
The Rome Floyd Parks and Recreation Authority has canceled baseball and softball games scheduled to be played today. Monday's games will be played Wednesday, April 16 and Tuesday's games will be played Friday, April 19.
The Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation Authority is offering a free junior tennis clinic Saturday at the Rome-Floyd Tennis Center. The clinic will provide an introduction to the sport of tennis and is open to children ages 6 through 18. Participants will be divided into different groups according to age and skill level.
Many of my fellow trout anglers will tell you that the most enjoyable part of trout fishing s being in a pretty location with clean cold water cascading over the boulders creating pleasing backdrop as you make the perfect cast in hopes of catching a fish. They will ay that just being there is a joy and that if they catch a fish it is just “icing on the cake”.
The Snake Creek Gap Mountain Bike Time Trials have returned to the Pinhoti trail. This race will be the first in a series of three races on Saturday January 4, beginning the 2014 time trials. The event will be headed up by the Northwest Georgia Southern Off-road Bicycle Association (NWGA-SORBA).
Hotels in Rome and Floyd County can expect more than 1,000 visitors this weekend, including junior tennis players and their families from around the Southeast, for the Southern Closed Doubles Championship.