Park Description

Wills Park is a large 120-acre community park in the downtown Alpharetta area. There are various amenities that appeal to sports enthusiasts, kid play, festival-goers, dog lovers, sightseers, and more. It’s also home to an aquatics center and equestrian center.

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Features
Biking
Dog Parks
Fitness Equipment
Pavilions
Playgrounds
Sports
Swimming
Toilets
Walking/Running

Basketball

  • Indoor Court – at the gymnasium
  • Outdoor Court – 2 fenced-in full-sized courts

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Disc Golf

  • This 18 hole course throughout the park
  • Must bring own discs (Here is a well-rounded starter set on Amazon) This is an affiliate link, as an Amazon Associate, if you click through and make a purchase, we may receive a commission (at no additional cost to you).  Thanks for your support in this way!

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Equestrian Center

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Outdoor workout area

  • Located next to the Yellow Playground and outdoor basketball courts
  • Multiple stations with instructional signs
    • Parallel bars
    • Lift and row bars
    • Incline sit-up and leg lift bench
    • Push-up bars
    • Pull-up bars
    • Monkey bars, aka horizontal ladder
  • Heavily shaded by surrounding trees
  • Rubber flooring

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Wills Park Recreation Center

  • Includes: Gymnasium and multi-purpose community rooms

 

Softball/Baseball/T-ball – 10 fields

  • 7 natural grass baseball fields, 1 synthetic turf baseball field, and 2 natural grass t-ball fields
  • Includes: Lights, dugouts, bleachers, and press box stand
  • Large lighted covered baseball pavilion with outdoor batting cage, pitching lanes, and warm-up area

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Swimming Pool

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Tennis – 6 courts

  • Includes: Lights, picnic tables, bleacher (some covered), and bathrooms

Pickleball – overlay on the tennis courts

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Volleyball – can be played at the gymnasium in the Rec Center

Walking/Running – multiple marked flat paved pathways around the park

  • Red loop ~ 1.7 miles
  • Green Loop ~ 1.3 miles
  • Purple Loop ~ 0.2 miles

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Areas of green space can be found around the park

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WakyWorld playground designed for ages 2-5 and 5-12

  • Large Castle-theme wooden playground with towers and bridges
  • Located: Between the tennis courts and swimming pool.
  • Includes: Multiple slides, swings, climbing structures, and sandboxes
  • Ground-type: Wood chips
  • Shade: Partially shaded by surrounding trees
  • Seating: Benches and picnic tables
  • Fully fenced in play area

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“Yellow” Playground designed for ages 2-5

  • Located: next to outdoor basketball courts
  • Includes: Multiple slides, swings, climbing structures, and musical instruments
  • Ground-type: Wood chips with pathways made of rubber surfaces
  • Shade: Heavily shaded by surrounding trees
  • Seating: Benches

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“Purple” Playground designed for ages 2-5 and 5-12

  • Located: Behind baseball fields near the dog park
  • Includes: Multiple slides, swings, and climbing structures
  • Ground-type: Wood chips
  • Shade: Partially shaded by surrounding trees and a canopy
  • Seating: Benches

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Pavilion #1 “Rotary” – located along the path between Yellow Playground and ball fields

  • Includes: Picnic tables, outlets, and a large grill

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Pavilion #2 – located next Waky World playground

  • Includes: Picnic tables and nearby bathrooms

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Pavilion #3 “Lion’s Club” – located between tennis courts and Waky World playground parking lot

  • Includes: Picnic tables, lights, outlets, and 3 grills

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Pavilion – located between baseball field #5 & #6

  • Includes: Picnic tables

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Grand Pavilion – located next to Waggy World Paw (Dog) Park

  • Includes: Rocking chairs swing benches and chairs.

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The Mansell House and Gardens event facility

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Alpharetta Community Center

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Little Free Library – 3 located next to the community garden, Community Center, and Waky World playground

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Community Garden

  • Includes: Children’s Community Garden

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Outdoor Classroom – located near the dog park

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Alpharetta Art Walking Tour

  • The Friendship Ring
  • Coming Together

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Waggy World Paw (Dog) Park – ~ 1.5 acre (see rules)

  • Hours: 8 am to Sunset
  • 3 off-leash dog enclosures
  • Dog waste stations are available

Large dog area (> 25 lbs)

  • Environment: Wooded area with mature trees and pine straw covering
  • Includes: Dog agility equipment, 2 ramps
  • Water: Spigot and bowls available inside the enclosure
  • Shade: Partially shaded by trees depending on the time of day
  • Seating: Multiple benches

 

Small dog area (< 25 lbs)

  • Environment: Mature trees with areas of grass and pine straw
  • Includes: Fire hydrant
  • Water: Spigot and bowls available inside the enclosure
  • Shade: Partially shaded by trees depending on the time of day
  • Seating: Multiple benches

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All dogs area (no size restrictions)

  • Environment: Wooded area
  • Water: None
  • Shade: Fully shaded
  • Seating: Multiple benches

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Parking/Toilet/Water

Multiple parking lots located near most amenities

  • Handicap parking available
  • Some lots are lighted

Multiple bathrooms with water fountains located around the park near most amenities

Booking/Reservations

To reserve Tennis Courts & Pavilions – Online