Local Schools and Nearby Colleges
Ball Groundís youth population is under the tutelage of the schools of the Cherokee County School District, which is comprised of 23 elementary schools, 7 middle schools, 8 high schools, 1 education center and 1 pre-school. Ball Groundís eponymous elementary school is the only school located within city limits.
Since Ball Ground is centrally located in Cherokee County, residents can commute to a number of colleges, universities and technical schools around the county. These include Kennesaw State University, North Georgia College and State University, Gainesville College, Life University, Southern Polytechnic State University, Chattahoochee Technical College, Gwinnett Technical College, Appalachian Technical College, and Reinhardt College.
Ball Ground residents have access to three nearby hospitals and health care facilities: Mountainside Medical Center in Jasper; Northside Hospital-Cherokee in Canton; and Baptist Medical Center in Cumming.
Ball Groundsí parks, community center and sports fields are managed by the Cherokee Parks and Recreation Authority, which also hosts a number of community programs and classes, sports leagues, camps, and afterschool programs for the benefit of residents. Residents looking to cheer on their favorite hometown youth baseball team can do so at Lions Field located in downtown. The Community Center Complex features 6,000 square feet of space to hold special events and functions, a softball field, tennis courts, and basketball courts. Visitors can also utilize the green space available at the site for rest and relaxation, and even for hiking. Located adjacent to the Community Center is Calvin Farmer Park, a seven-acre park that features two picnic areas, a duck pond, open fields, a wooded area, performance stage, and a playground. Downtown Park is located next to the railway and is the perfect place to relax on a hot sunny day.
Whether you happen to be the next Jack Nicklaus or are just getting into the game, Ball Ground is within proximity to several highly acclaimed golf courses that will help you perfect your game while challenging your skills out on the green. A few courses of note include Lake Arrowhead Golf Course, Callahan Golf Links, Canton Golf Club, Woodmont Golf Club, Hawkes Ridge Golf Club, and Crystal Falls Golf Club, among many others.
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