Lake Lanier Olympic Park to Host Dragon Boat Festival, September 9

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Event celebrates colorful Asian culture Lake Lanier Olympic Park (LLOP) will play host to a colorful Hong Kong tradition during the 22nd annual Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival, which will be held 7 a.m.-6 p.m. on Saturday, September 9, 2017. The oldest and most traditional dragon boat festival in Georgia, the occasion will feature activities for the whole […]

Lake Lanier Olympic Venue has a New Name

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Lake Lanier Olympic Venue is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games with a new name. The Gainesville Hall ’96 Roundtable voted and the campus is now: Lake Lanier Olympic Park. Since its revival in 2013, The Gainesville Hall 96’ Board took over the entire historic area, which includes: beach and picnic […]

New Look, New Management, Means New Growth for Lake Lanier

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A new manager and millions of dollars in renovations at Lake Lanier Olympic Park are drawing in more events to the esteemed sporting destination, meaning more business for the local area. LAKE LANIER – APRIL 2016 – The spotlight shined bright on Lake Lanier Olympic Park during the 1996 Olympic Games, but as the crowds […]

Thousands Expected at Rowing Competition at Lake Lanier Olympic Park

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On March 19-20, more than 1,200 athletes and 1,500 spectators will visit Lake Lanier Olympic Park for the 30th Annual John Hunter Regatta. This US Rowing sanctioned competition will host over 40 college crews and youth teams from throughout the United States. Rowers will paddle it out on the 2000-meter, 6-lane buoyed course for 1st, 2nd […]

Pan American Championships puts Lake Lanier Back on the Map

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With its recent Pre-Olympic bid win, Lake Lanier is once again being recognized as a premiere sporting destination. Lake Lanier will get to re-live its Olympic heritage with the Pan American Championships May 19-22. The Pan Am is the final Olympic qualifier for the 2016 Games in Rio for sprint canoe and kayak. With an […]