Parks & Recreation




The Brookhaven Parks and Recreation Department was established in September 2013 when the city assumed operations for the 11 parks within its borders. The Parks and Recreation Department oversees all maintenance, upgrades and activities that take place in city parks. Please refer to the list below for locations of Brookhaven’s parks.
Mission Statement

The mission of the Brookhaven Parks and Recreation Department is to provide quality services and facilities that answer the needs of a diverse community and preserve the focus on partnerships, innovation and modernized leadership.


Please direct general inquires and/or questions about city parks, recreational leagues, programs, and facility reservations to the Brookhaven Parks and Recreation Administrative Office phone line (404) 637-0542: 


Jerry Kinsey
Parks and Recreation Director
(404) 637-0538

Gary Schussler
Parks Manager
(404) 637-0548


Raquel McClendon

Parks and Recreation Executive Administrative Assistant

(404) 637-0534


Philip Mitchell
Recreation Manager
(404) 637-0512

Taylor Davis
Athletic Manager
(404) 637-0514


Park Locations

Murphey Candler Park
1551 West Nancy Creek Drive NE
Brookhaven, GA 30319

Blackburn Park 
Lynwood Park

Ashford Park 
Brookhaven Park 
Georgian Hills Park 
Skyland Park 
Parkside Park 
Fernwood Park 
Clack’s Corner 
Briarwood Park