Sports and Recreation
Whether you’re looking to take in a game or cool off with a trip down a waterslide, you’ll find what you’re after in Houston County and nearby Atlanta.
1100 Circle 75 Parkway SE
Atlanta, GA 30330 866-800-1275
Get ready to root for one of the most popular teams in Major League Baseball. The Braves advanced to the World Series five times in the 1990s and won the title in 1995. Visit the website to learn about the long history of the team, to find season schedules and promo nights, and to purchase tickets.
441 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive NW
Atlanta, GA 30313 404-223-8444
This relatively young but popular professional NFL team was the 2016 NFC champion. The team will play its home games at the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium, which boasts a retractable roof. Don your red and black gear and cheer on these gridiron giants. Visit the website for schedules, ticket availability and stadium information.
1 Philips Drive
Atlanta, GA 30303 866-715-1500
Hoop it up for this pro NBA team that draws crowds at Philips Arena in downtown Atlanta. Visit the team’s website for schedules, ticket information, stats and more.
3200 Atlanta Silverbacks Way
Atlanta, GA 30340 404-410-7410
Atlanta’s professional soccer club plays in the North American Soccer League at Atlanta Silverbacks Park, a large soccer complex featuring a 5,000-seat soccer-specific stadium. Check the club website for info about its development team, women’s team, schedules and tickets.
Flat Creek Public Fishing Area
2340 Highway 41 S.
Perry, GA 31069 478-825-6151
The Flat Creek Public Fishing Area offers excellent fishing for bluegill, redear sunfish, channel catfish and largemouth bass. The 108-acre lake can be accessed by bank or by boat and is intensively managed to maximize fishing success.
Georgia National Rodeo
Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agricenter
401 Larry Walker Parkway
Perry, GA 31069 478-987-3247
Held every February, the Georgia National Rodeo features cowboys and cowgirls from across the country competing in saddle bronc riding, bareback riding, tie down roping, steer wrestling, team roping, bull riding and barrel racing. Visit the website or call for information about event schedules, ticket availability and more.
Georgia has more than 150 golf courses, clubs and schools as well as the Masters Tournament played each year at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta. This region of Georgia features numerous public and country club courses. In Perry alone, there are three 18-hole golf courses: Cherokee Pines Golf and Fitness Center, Houston Lake Country Club and Houston Springs. In Warner Robins, you can tee off at the city-owned International City Golf Club or the semi-private Southern Landings Golf Club. For more information on courses in Perry and Warner Robins, visit the Perry Convention and Visitors Bureau at www.perryga.com/listing_category/golf-recreation or the Robins Regional Chamber at www.robinsregion.com.