30490 Highway 441
Commerce, GA 30529
Phone: (706) 336-0000
Fax: (706) 336-0026
Fans of the HBO series Band of Brothers may recognize Currahee Mountain from the extensive training sequences shot on site. The original Easy Company did indeed conduct their training runs 2 miles up and 3 miles down the 1735 foot peak in preparation for their deployment in Europe. The larger troop that contained Easy Company gained the nickname Currahee after these grueling training runs.
There are thirteen miles of northern boundary available to joggers, walkers, and bikers on this greenway and heritage trail.
This expansive park located centrally in the city offers numerous facilities for sporting enthusiasts. The park boasts of four baseball and softball fields as well as a t-ball field. Children can play to their heart's content at the dedicated play area, while the picturesque trail is great for long walks. Besides this, the park has a general playground as well as two picnic pavilions. Check website for more.
A premiere public 27 hole golf course that is set in the beautiful rolling terrain of the Appalachian Mountain foothills, this golf course offers you five sets of tees to choose from with varying degrees of difficulty. The course also includes a driving range, a chipping green, a putting green, a well stocked pro shop, a full service grill, and a full service club repair shop.
An 18 hole public golf course that was built on 183 acres of rolling farmland on the shores of Lake Sidney Lanier. Designed by Robert Trent Jones, this premier Northeast Georgia golf course includes two bentgrass practice putting greens, a driving range, a practice area complete with a sand bunker and a chipping green, and a clubhouse which includes a large pro shop and a short-order grill.
The area's best kept secret, this scenic 18 hole, par 70 public golf course was established in 1965 and is set on 125 picturesque acres of rolling terrain and mountainous views. The course is challenging and inviting to all levels of golfers and includes an in house grill and a well stocked pro shop.
Designed by the innovative golf architect Robert Trent Jones and renovated in 2006, the University of Georgia golf course is a dream course for experienced golfers who will love the challenges of the hilly terrain. What sets it apart from the others is that it ensures that golf does not remain a prerogative of the elite. Offering reasonable rates to students and the public at large, this public course has definitely warmed the hearts of the people of Athens. Check the website for further information.
They say lake sailing is more challenging than ocean voyaging, because the winds tend to bounce off the shores, forever surprising the skipper. With facilities on both Lake Lanier and Lake Allatoona, Windsong Academy offers numerous sailing opportunities and inexpensive instruction year round, no matter where you plan your business retreat or family vacation. Courses are offered in chartering, boat purchase and navigation, safety, weather, celestial navigation, on-board gourmet cooking and many other topics. The popular basic sailing training course costs a fair amount. Call for full course descriptions, fees and directions.