Apply for a Scholarship

Scholarship Information

Forsyth County Parks & Recreation provides a wide variety of recreation opportunities, yet not all families are able to afford the participation fees. Forsyth County Parks Foundation and Forsyth County Parks & Recreation have designed a scholarship program to provide funding for these families.

Eligibility Requirements
  • Children ages 17 or younger, and seniors 55+ are eligible to apply for scholarship consideration
  • Recipients must be county residents
  • Applicants must provide a completed application with supporting documents
  • 2022 Income Eligibility chart 

Program Guidelines
  • The approval of scholarships is dependent upon funding and activity availability
  • Scholarships are available for activities where Forsyth County Parks & Recreation Department directly takes registration which include fall baseball/softball, winter basketball, gymnastics, tennis, art, martial arts, dance, adventure and nature, camps and special interest.
  • Scholarships may also be available for recreation center memberships
  • Each youth applicant is eligible for up to $150.00 in financial assistance per calendar year (with a maximum of up to $ 300.00 per family).
  • Each senior applicant is eligible for up to $100.00 in financial assistance per calendar year (with a maximum of up to $ 200.00 per family).
  • A scholarship can only be applied to a new registration. Refunds will not be given for prior registrations
  • A completed application and supporting documents are required and can be turned in up to 2 weeks prior to the start date of registration, but a minimum of 2 weeks in advance of the program start date.
  • Late or incomplete applications will not be processed.
  • Failure to attend a program paid for by a scholarship or failure to follow program or facility rules may result in the loss of future financial assistance.
  • Forsyth County Parks & Recreation reserves the right to cancel a program due to low enrollment.
  • All scholarship applications will remain confidential.
  • Fill out the Scholarship Application and email it to

The scholarship program is funded by donations. To make a tax-deductible contribution, please visit

Contact Us


 P.O. Box 2417
 Cumming, GA 30028
 Phone: (770) 781-2215
 Fax: (770) 781-2221
 Email: Contact Us

Our Mission

Working together to enrich the community by providing safe, clean and inclusive parks and recreation.

Our Vision

Inspiring a connected, vibrant and healthy community through parks and play.