The skating rink Cascades for the movie ATL is located in Adamsville.
In the year 2000, the city of Atlanta parks & recreation started construction on a new recreation center. It was finished in 2003 at the price of $13.1 million. The recreation center is known as the Adamsville Natatorium and Gymnasium. The 103,000-square-foot (9,600 m2) building features an indoor 50-meter pool and a gymnasium and is 10 times larger than the existing Adamsville Recreation Center.
The new Adamsville Natatorium and Gymnasium was built on 9.42 acres (38,100 m2) of land. The recreation center also includes racquetball courts, offices, meeting space, a parking lot for 185 cars and a quarter-mile walking trail encircling the site.
Adamsville is located in Atlanta Public Schools
The neighborhood is served by one elementary and two middle and high schools. Due to its location Adamsville falls right on the line of both school zones.
- L.P. Miles Elementary School
- Margaret Fain Elementary School
- Adamsville Elementary School
- Harper-Archer Middle School
- Young Middle School
- Douglass High School
- Mays High School
Founded as a farming village, it was possibly named for early resident G.W. Adams who farmed there in 1882 when it was called Lick Skillet. The name was changed to Adamsville in 1906.
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