TIFTON — Tift County Recreation Department had hoped to be back on the athletics fields this fall. Unfortunately, that won't happen.
In a press release Tuesday, TCRD announced that fall sports seasons were off.
"Due to ongoing concerns with COVID and subsequent low participation numbers, TCRD is sad to announce the cancellation of Fall Sports. COVID-19 has had a significant impact on local programming. To date, local participation numbers for fall sports is off by more than 70% from 2019. TCRD will begin the process of refunding registration fees this week. All refund checks will be in the name and address listed on your registration form.
"We apologize for any inconvenience the cancellation of our fall programs may have caused your family. We hope to return to our regular scheduling of local recreation activities as soon as practicable."