East Roswell Park (9000 Fouts Road, Roswell) is a 40-acre park offering sports fields, trails, playgrounds, a disc golf course and recreation center.
Disc Golf (often erroneously referred to as Frisbee golf) is a flying disc game, as well as a precision and accuracy sport, in which individual players throw a flying disc at a target. According to Paul Ince of the Professional Disc Golf Association, “the object of the game is to traverse a course from beginning to end in the fewest number of throws of the disc.” In just eight years (2000–08), the number of disc golf courses doubled. The game is played in about 40 countries around the world.
While the roots of the game are very casual and laid back, the newer generations of players are taking course design as well as the other elements of the game to a new level. Though early on targets were trees or fence posts in the woods, now courses like at East Roswell Park are being cut out and under-utilized parts of parks, schools, and private land are being used to make some of the most challenging and strategic courses around. All courses share the same basic elements: targets, tee pads, signage, topography, and most important, safety.
Stop by and try it yourself!