VLPRA hosts Jingle Jog 5K

Release: Ring in the holiday with a little run and a lot of fun at the Jingle Jog 5K!  It’s Christmas Eve morning at Freedom Park.  Check in starts at 7:30 AM and the run…

Official report on Freedom Park shooting

Release: On August 28, 2020, at approximately 6:02 pm., patrol officers and detectives with the Valdosta Police Department responded to Freedom Park, after receiving numerous calls of a fight and subjects being shot. When officers arrived…

Stolen handgun retrieved at Freedom Park arrest

Release: On August 11, 2020, at approximately 11 pm, a patrol officer with Valdosta Police was patrolling Freedom Park which was closed at the time. The officer noticed two people sitting in the vehicle inside…

2019 Special Olympics Games This Weekend

LOWNDES CO., Ga. - The Valdosta-Lowndes County Parks & Recreation Authority is honored to host the 2019 Special Olympics State Fall Games at Freedom Park this weekend. Athletes will compete in Softball and Bocce events…

VLPRA Hosting Annual Ugly Sweater 5k Dec. 15

VALDOSTA - The Valdosta-Lowndes County Parks & Recreation Authority is taking tacky on the road with its annual “Ugly Sweater 5K”. Participants are encouraged to wear their ugliest holiday outfit in the fun and competitive…