Gainesville-Hall County has the greatest amount of green space of any urban county in Georgia. There are many locations that accommodate 80-plus yard target distances.

Archery Facilities

Brenau Athletics swimming center during a meet

Brenau University Athletics


  • Gymnasium
  • Pool – indoor – 25 yard
  • Softball field
  • Tennis court
Athletic Association: National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Conferences: Southern States Athletic Conference (SSAC); Appalachian Swimming Conference (ASC)Athletic Teams:
Basketball, JV Basketball, Competitive Cheer, Competitive Dance, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Softball, JV Softball, Spirit Cheer, Swimming, Tennis, Track & Field, VolleyballMascot: Golden Tiger
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500 Washington Street
Gainesville, GA 30501
Chicopee Agricultural Center Arena

Chicopee Agricultural Center Arena


  • Archery
  • Equestrian events
  • RC racing


A public facility managed by Hall County Parks and Leisure Services, the 66-acre complex accommodates activities such as equestrian events, rodeos, animal expositions, archery competitions, company functions, RC racing, community events and festivals.
  • Covered arena
  • Two open-air arenas
  • 262 permanent stalls
  • Concession area/restrooms/showers
  • RV hookups
  • 4,500-sq.-ft. activity hall
1855 Calvary Church Road
Gainesville, GA 30507
Gainesville Parks and Recreation Outdoor facilities

Gainesville Parks and Recreation

Gainesville Parks and Recreation oversees eight major facilities, 21 parks and over 547 acres of park land. More than 100,000 area residents participate in recreation opportunities that improve health, develop skills, build self-esteem, and bring families and friends together. Over 750,000 visit Gainesville parks and facilities annually.

For a full listing of Gainesville Parks and Recreation’s Sports Facilities, visit their website.

830 Green Street, NE
Gainesville, GA 30501
Hall County Parks and Leisure

Hall County Parks and Leisure

Hall County Parks and Leisure oversees 1,974 acres of park space, 25 parks, 18 basketball courts, seven softball fields, 14 multi-purpose fields, two synthetic turf multi-purpose fields, a bmx track, FOX mountain bike trail, campgrounds and miles of trails. It offers competitive sports programs, including the Lanier Soccer Association that is based out of Allen Creek Soccer Complex, one of the premier soccer tournament locations in North Georgia.

Click here to learn more about Hall County Parks and Leisure Facilities

4175 Nopone Road
Gainesville, GA 30506
Black and White picture of Riverside Military Academy

Riverside Military Academy

Upon its establishment in 1907, Riverside Military Academy has served as one of the premiere military college preparatory schools in the country for school-aged boys from grades 7 to 12. It is one of the few institutions of its kind left in the country, still staying true to its original values and principles: to prepare ethical young men for success in college and in life thereafter.

2001 Riverside Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501
Riverside Military Academy gym.

Riverside Military Academy Athletics

For over a century, Riverside Military Academy has been the preeminent college preparatory, military academy in the nation.
  • 150 ft. x300 ft. indoor track field house
  • Seating for 1,100
  • Gymnasium
  • Concessions
  • Olympic indoor swimming pool
  • Bleacher seating for 500
  • Lacrosse and soccer field
  • Baseball fields
  • Track and muliuse field
  • 5k/fun run course
  • Shooting and ROTC training course
2001 Riverside Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501
UNG Hugh Mills swimming pool

University of North Georgia – Hugh Mills P.E. Complex

The University of North Georgia Recreational Sports Department on the Gainesville campus is located in the Hugh Mills Physical Education Complex. Recreational sports on the Gainesville campus offer a variety of intramural sports, aquatics and fitness programs to help you “Get your move on!”


  • Cross Country course
  • Gymnasium with two full basketball courts
  • Indoor pool – junior olympic
  • Tumbling Creek Trails mountain bike course and walking trails
  • Outdoor athletic fields and track
  • Tennis courts
3820 Mundy Mill Rd.
Oakwood, GA 30566