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Cobb Community Opportunities


Acworth Horizon League – Horizon League provides children and adults with developmental and physical disabilities the opportunity to participate in athletic and social events, develop lasting relationships among their peers, coaches and parents, and show them they are an important part of their community by creating an environment of inclusion for both their kids and their parents.

Cobb Aquatics – through Cobb County Parks & Recreation operates four aquatic centers with handicap-accessible entry at each; coordinators at each location can schedule swim lessons for individuals with disabilities.

Cobb County Public Library – includes 16 branches that provide equal access to information, materials and services including the Georgia Library for Accessible Services (GLASS), Georgia’s Regional Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. The special satellite library at the Windy Hill Community Center is closed but will be relocated to the renovated Switzer Library at 266 Roswell St, Marietta. Programs and services provided for patrons with special needs will continue in the new location.

Cobb County Parks and Recreation  – Cobb County Parks and Recreation offers a variety of programming, including summer camps and art programs.

Cobb Therapeutics Recreation – offers recreation and leisure programs for participants with special needs including recreational sports, dance, arts and crafts, day camps, travel, social club activities and special events.

Kennesaw Parks and Recreation – all programs, facilities and services accessible to everyone; auxiliary aid or special accommodations are available for students in classes and camps. Special needs Tae Kwon Do and gymnastics classes are available.

Special Olympics, Cobb County – is a year-round program of training and competition for children ages 8 & up and adults with special needs. Participants receive opportunities to increase physical fitness, demonstrate courage, and develop friendships with other Special Olympics athletes and the community.



Resources found within the Cobb County School District Special Education Parent Mentor website are for informational purposes only.  The resources contained here are not associated with, affliated with or sponsored by the Cobb County School District.  CCSD makes no recommendations about the validity or usefulness of any agencies listed herein.


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