Public Safety Events
GCPD Safety Fair
On Saturday, May 22nd, the GCPD H.E.A.T Division will host a safety fair in the Walmart parking lot on Altama Connector from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The main event will be informing citizens of Car Seat safety and even checking individual cars to ensure your child is secured properly. Officers will also have several other stations set up, so come out to meet your officers and learn some great safety tips!
Animal Control Events
Empty the Shelters Event
Sponsored by the Bissell Pet Foundation, all adoption fees for pets at Glynn County Animal Control will be 50% off. The event ends Saturday, May 8th, so hurry in to meet your new companion at 4765 U.S. 17 North, Brunswick, GA.
Can't make it to the Animal Control Facility? No Problem! Our wonderful animals will be out and about at different locations throughout the month of May.
- Friday, May 7th 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. at First Friday Downtown Brunswick
- Saturday, May 15th 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at Petsense in St. Mary's
- Saturday, May 22nd 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at PetSmart in Brunswick
Recreation & Parks Department Programs and Announcements
Beach Lifeguard Positions Available
Glynn County Recreation and Parks Department (GCRPD) is seeking energetic and enthusiastic candidates to apply for summer beach lifeguard positions at East Beach on St. Simons Island. If you are looking for a rewarding summer job that benefits our community, please apply online at www.glynncounty.org. Beach lifeguards explain and enforce safety rules, assist and rescue swimmers in distress, and use their knowledge of First Aid and CPR to save lives. Candidates must be at least 16 years of age and available to work 40 hours a week during peak season (Memorial Day to mid-August). Required certifications include American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification, CPR/AED/First Aid for the Professional Rescuer, and Waterfront Certification. Learn teamwork, build leadership skills, and serve your community!
Pool Lifeguard Positions Available
Glynn County Recreation and Parks Department (GCRPD) is seeking energetic and enthusiastic candidates to apply for summer pool lifeguard positions at Howard Coffin Park, Neptune Park, and Selden Park. Lifeguards have one of the most important jobs in our parks and that is keeping our residents and visitors safe in and around the water. Meaningful work and great pay! Guards must be available to work mid-May through Labor Day. Apply online at www.glynncounty.org.
Knowing how to swim is one of the most important skills you can have! Glynn County Recreation and Parks offers summer swim lessons for people of all ages at our pools at Neptune Park, Howard Coffin Park, and Selden Park. Lessons begin the week of June 7th. Registration for classes is going on now! To view our class schedule and register, visit our web page: https://secure.rec1.com/GA/glynn-county/catalog.
Summer Junior Tennis Camps (Ages 4-14)
Summer Tennis Camps for Juniors are held at Epworth Park. For more information and details on upcoming programs, email email@example.com or call 912-554-7780.
Summer Adventures Camp (Ages 5-12)Organized camp activities include arts and crafts, games, field trips, swimming, as well as reading and math enrichment classes. Breakfast and lunch will be served to our campers. Space is limited so sign up early. Sign up for one or more sessions. Pre-registration is required for pre-camp and post-camp.
Session 1: June 7-11
Session 2: June 14-18
Session 3: June 21-25
Session 4: June 28-July 2
Session 5: July 6-9
Session 6: July 12-16
Session 7: July 19-23
Session 8: July 26-30
Times: 8am-5pm (Pre-Camp-7:30am-8am; Post-Camp-5pm-5:30pm)
Cost: $55 per week (add $10 per week for pre and post camp hours)
Location: Howard Coffin Park
More Info: 912-279-3810
Experience snorkeling and SCUBA diving at the Brunswick Aquatic Center at Howard Coffin Park! Summer classes include Introduction to Snorkeling (Ages 8 & Up), PADI Open Water SCUBA (Ages 10 & Up), and TRY SCUBA (Ages 10 & Up). To view our class schedule and register, visit our web page: https://secure.rec1.com/GA/glynn-county/catalog.
Summer Scuba/Snorkeling Programs
BEach SAFE Education Programs (All Ages)
In cooperation with the Coastal Resources Division of DNR, Glynn County Recreation and Parks will offer beach/water safety programs and environmental/marine life programs to educate and inform residents and visitors about the unique and fascinating features of our coastal environment. Join us and learn what it means to be Beach SAFE! Location will be announced soon. In case of inclement weather on a scheduled program date, call 912-554-7780 to find out the status of the program.
- June 9 – 12pm/Sein and Cast Net with DNR
- June 16 – 3pm/Day of a Lifeguard
- June 23 – 12pm/First Aid
- July 7 – 3pm/Marine Life
- July 14 – 12pm/Sandbar and Water Safety
Cost: FREESummer Movie Series
More Info: 912-554-7780
Take a break from the summer heat and enjoy a family friendly movie at the Casino! Visit our Facebook page for movie schedule.
Dates: June 9, June 23, July 7, July 28, and August 4
Showings: 10am, 12:30pm, and 3pm each day
Cost: $1 per person; $1 concession items (cash only please)
Location: Neptune Park Casino Theater
More Info: 912-554-7780
Blythe Island Regional Park
Whether you are into camping, kayaking, fishing, biking, or just enjoying the great outdoors, Blythe Island Regional Park has something for everyone! With 97 RV campsites and 24 primitive sites, the park is perfect for camping enthusiasts! Lake Cindee is a spring-fed lake where residents and visitors can spend a day sunning, kayaking, fishing, and more! Our marina, open 6am to 6pm daily (except Tuesdays), has a public boat ramp along with a boat hoist to launch boats. Live and dead bait are available for purchase. The Clarence Hilburn Fishing Pier provides saltwater fishing and crabbing opportunities for people of all ages. Our bike and nature trails provide scenic views of saltwater marshes, gorgeous trees and other vegetation, and of course, many Blythe Island Bunnies! Explore the beauty of Blythe Island Regional Park! It’s a hidden gem right in your backyard!! Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
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