Activities at The Gathering Place

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The award-winning community center offers a variety of recreational programs for Union City residents. To learn more about current and upcoming activities, contact the Park & Recreation staff at (770) 892-6288. 


Youth Programs

Youth Baseball/Softball

Union City's baseball and softball program is great for both beginners and advance level players. Attention is focused on teaching good sportsmanship, proper fundamentals and enhancing participants' knowledge of the game. Registration fees vary according to age group. Call for more details.

Youth Basketball

We strive to ensure participants learn the fundamentals of the game in a competitive environment. This program is available for all skill level players and is a great way to enhance social, physical and motor skills. Registration fees vary according to age group. Call for more details.

Boys & Girls Mentoring Group

Designed for ages 5-16, this program consists of positive role models who work toward a goal of improving participants' academic, social and personal lives. The ultimate goal is to educate, connect and inspire. There is no cost to participate; however, participants must pay costs for field trips*. This group meets every Wednesday from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM.

* Field trips are occasionally scheduled during the weekends.

Youth Cheerleading

Learn the basics of cheerleading and dance, including jumps, motions and proper placement. The coaches in our program take pride in implementing great routines and cheers for games and cheer competitions. Registration is $35 plus uniform costs.

Youth Football

Join our dynamic Eagles football team. 3 and 4 year olds participate in flag football and ages 5 and up play tackle. We are a Head's Up Football member and take pride in teaching our youth the proper techniques and fundamentals of the game. Registration fees vary according to age groups. Call for more information. 

Karate

This exciting, yet disciplined class focuses participants attention on key skills including self-defense, perseverance and dedication. Classes meet on Fridays (ages 12+) from 6:45 PM to 7:45 PM and Saturdays (all ages) from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM. Registration is $45 plus uniform and equipment costs.

Miracle League

The Miracle League removes the barriers that keep children with mental and physical disabilities away from the baseball field. Our league promotes self-esteem, social and physical skills. The games are normally played inside of the gymnasium to accommodate wheel chairs and other devices while helping to prevent injuries. Registration is $35. 

Youth Soccer

Union City has a partnership with the Soccer in the Streets program which provides low cost programming for kids in the community. Coaches set weekly goals to ensure participants are developing as players while gaining knowledge of the game. 

Youth Track

The youth track program develops proper running and breathing techniques. Our program is great for beginners and advanced level athletes. We have won several district and state titles! Registration is $35 plus uniform costs.

 

Adult Programs

High Intensity Interval Training- H.I.I.T.

H.I.I.T. is a combination of strength, muscle endurance, cardio, core and functional movement exercises. This class helps participants maintain a healthy lifestyle through guidance and motivation. Classes meet Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM. 

Karate

This exciting, yet disciplined class focuses participants attention on key skills including self-defense, perseverance and dedication. Classes meet on Fridays (ages 12+) from 6:45 PM to 7:45 PM and Saturdays (all ages) from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM.

Men's Industrial Basketball League

This league is great for team building in the work environment. Participants will have the opportunity to participate in a recreational basketball league open to all levels. Open to players ages 18+. 

Women's Kickball

The Women's Kickball League is a great way to exercise in a fun and competitive environment. Games are held on Wednesday and Sunday evenings.

Zumba

Working out doesn't feel like work when you're having fun. Zumba is an excellent way to burn calories, tone up and increase endurance. It boosts energy while combining all elements of fitness including cardio, muscle conditioning, balance, and flexibility. Classes meet Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM.