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The mission of the Madison County Recreation Department is to provide fun, safe and affordable recreational opportunities at various recreational facilities to enhance the quality of life and promote healthy lifestyles for all participants and citizens of Madison County.

Core Values

      1. Quality of Life – We value the health and well-being of the Madison County community, and the benefits that parks, recreation, and our open spaces offer to our quality of life.

      2. Connectivity – We value an interconnected parks and facilities network that provides access to our parks system throughout Madison County.

      3. Conservation – We value the conservation of our parks’ natural and open spaces, wildlife habitat and environments, and ecological resources.

      4. Inclusiveness – We value creating, enhancing, expanding, and promoting opportunities for participation in (and the enjoyment of) our parks and recreation services.


We envision an innovative, inclusive, and interconnected system of parks and recreation services that promotes recreation, health, and environmental conservation as integral to our community.

Main Office - (706) 795-6270
9:00am - 5:00pm, Monday thru Friday

Fax - (706) 795-3818

Park Maintenance Office - (706) 795-6274

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 248
Danielsville, GA 30633

Physical Address
1345 Highway 98
Danielsville, GA 30633


Shelley Parham, Director

Shelley, a native of Danielsville and graduate of Madison County High School in 2007 earned her B.S. in Education from the University of Georgia in 2012, majoring in Recreation and Leisure Studies. Her love of volleyball and many years of coaching led her to choose a career in recreation. She has been involved with many aspects of the recreation field including athletics, programming, special events, and administration. Shelley is an active member in both GRPA (Georgia Recreation and Parks Association) and NRPA (National Recreation and Parks Association), and holds the professional certifications of: CPRP (Certified Park and Recreation Professional) and CYSA (Certified Youth Sports Administrator). Her vision for MCRD is to ensure all citizens have the opportunity to enjoy leisure activities, whether as a participant, spectator, or occasional visitor. Outside of the office Shelley enjoys spending time with her family and her cats, Azul and Maggie.

Kendra Hull, Administrative Assistant

OPEN, Assistant Director

Holley Haynes, Program Coordinator


Non-Traditional/Instructional Programs, Summer Day Camp, Adult Sports, Special Events, Scholarship Program

Holley, a native and resident of Madison County, graduated from MCHS in 2018 and has been a part of the MCRD team since 2016 when she started working part time. Her love of children and sports led her to become a Summer Day Camp Counselor. When the opportunity arose Holley was the perfect candidate to lead the program activities which include overseeing our Summer Camp program. She is an active member in GRPA and is currently pursuing her B.S. in Education, majoring in Recreation and Leisure Studies. Holley has many ideas for increasing program opportunities and welcomes suggestions from potential and current participants. In her spare time, you can find Holley traveling, spending time with friends and family, playing/coaching soccer, and hanging out with her dogs, Ella and Lucy.

Facility & Grounds

Andrew Lee, Maintenance Supervisor

Bryan Lasseter, Assistant Maintenance Supervisor

Bryan graduated from Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in 1998 with an Associate Degree in Environmental Horticulture. He has more than ten years of turf maintenance experience and has been employed with M.C.R.D. since 2005.

Roman Strickland, Assistant Maintenance Supervisor

OPEN, Park Attendant