Park Prescription Day is a national day of activities taking place in parks and green spaces around the country. Park Prescription is a growing movement of prescribing nature to improve health. Using parks reduces stress, improves mental wellness, encourages physical activity and encourages healthier lifestyles.

National Park Prescription Day is Sunday, April 28, 2019.  All DeKalb County Park Prescription events are free and open to the public.

Super District 6 Participating Locations 
(Confirmed as of 3/18/2019)

Mason Mill Park (Flagship Event)
1340 McConnell Dr.
Decatur, Ga. 30033
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Activities: Yoga, cardio, guiding walking tour, kid-focused fitness, health education and more!

Bouldercrest Park
4184 Bouldercrest Park Rd.
Ellenwood, Ga. 30294
1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Activity: To be announced

Medlock Park
1031 Scott Cir.
Decatur, Ga. 30033
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Activity: Planting milkweed seedlings

Olmsted Linear Park-Dellwood
1775 Ponce de Leon Ave.
Atlanta, Ga. 30307
2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Activity: Planting milkweed seedlings

Scott Park 
231 Sycamore St.
Decatur, Ga. 30030
1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Activities: Yoga, archery, tree Chi Gong, Tai Chi, Lego activities and live reptile show

Springbrook Park
1512 Springbrook Dr.
Decatur, Ga. 30033
12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Activities: Earthing and Qi Gong

W.D. Thomson Park
1760 Mason Mill Rd., N.E.
Decatur, Ga. 30033
12 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Activity: Planting milkweed seedlings

Zonolite Park
1101 Zonolite Pl., N.E.
Atlanta, Ga. 30306
1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Activity: Planting milkweed seedlings

***Commissioner Gannon will be hosting a Super District 6 event on Saturday, May 4th at 10:00am at Fork Creek Park since she, along with most of the Commissioners will be attending an annual commissioner’s conference. 

Partners: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (through a Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health grant); City of Decatur; DeKalb County Board of Health; DeKalb County Board of Commissioners; DeKalb County Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs; DeKalb County Public Library; Friends of Parks; GUIDE, Inc. (Gwinnett United in Drug Education); Kaiser Permanente; Live Healthy DeKalb Coalition; Park Pride; Pepsi-Cola Beverages; residents of DeKalb County; and Sagittal Soul Health and Fitness.

For more information, call (404) 508-7847 or visit www.DeKalbHealth.net/ParkRx