Leisure Services

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Winter 2016-17 online registration is underway at www.athensclarkecounty.com/leisure. 

Get in the holiday spirit with one of the many special holiday programs taking place in December.

For those who do not have access to a computer may visit the computer labs at East Athens Community Center at 400 McKinley Dr., Lay Park at 297 Hoyt St., or Rocksprings Park at 291 Henderson Ext.  These computer labs will be open to the public during regular hours of operation.

Those wishing to apply for or renew a scholarship must do so at least five business days prior to registration.  All scholarships expire June 30 and must be renewed.

Leisure Services Department's FY 16 Annual Report is now available online.  Read more about the award winning Leisure Services Department's past year.

Athens-Clarke County is regularly featured on national lists of great places to visit and live. One reason is the wide variety of outstanding programs, parks, and facilities offered through the Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department.

Quality and diversity of programming have earned the Department multiple annual awards from the Georgia Recreation and Park Association, including Agency of the Year Award seven out of the past eleven years.

So, explore more than 2,000 acres of parks and open spaces, celebrate the arts and nature, participate in sports and athletic activities, take a class, go to camp, or just have a picnic with the family. Whatever your recreation interest, it is likely found within the Leisure Services Department.

What are you waiting for? Come learn, create and play with us!

Holiday Hours:
Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department facilities and parks will be closed Friday, December 23- Monday, December 26 in observance of the Christmas holiday.

Facilities and parks will re-open Tuesday, December 27 with regular hours of operation.

On New Year’s Day, Sunday, January 1 and Monday, January 2 all park grounds will operate under reduced hours of 11 AM – 5 PM. with all facilities closed. 

Regular hours of operation for all parks and facilities will resume Tuesday, January 3, 2017.



For more information, call 706- 613-3800..





Mission Statement:
We build a healthier and more livable community by providing opportunities to learn, to create and to play in quality parks, programs and facilities that are valued by our citizens.

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