Welcome to ACCGov Leisure Services - Arts, Nature, & Recreation in Athens, GA

  1. Kent Kilpatrick

    Director

  2. Leisure Services


    Physical Address
    The Allen House
    205 Old Commerce Rd
    Athens, GA 30607


    Phone: 706-613-3800

    Hours:
    Monday - Friday
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM




Latest News

  1. Grand Slam News Flash

    "Grand Slam" at Lay Park

    The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department announces the “Grand Slam” summer program for teens Read on...
  2. 47th Juried Exhibition News Flash

    Lyndon House Arts Center Announces 47th Juried Exhibition Online 360 Virtual Tour

    The Lyndon House Arts Center announces the debut of a 360-degree virtual interactive tour of the 47th Juried Exhibition. Read on...
  3. LHAC

    The Lyndon House Arts Center announces the opening of the Summer Exhibition Line Up

    The Lyndon House Arts Center announces the opening of the Summer Exhibition line up to go on view June 18 with an artist reception and celebration on June 23 from 6 – 8 pm. Read on...
  4. newsflash - movies by moonlight

    Movies by Moonlight Outdoor Movie Featuring "Jaws" at Sandy Creek Park

    The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department will host a free “Movies by Moonlight” outdoor movie on Saturday, June 4 at Sandy Creek Park. Read on...
  5. newsflash - lsl - bishop park

    Bishop Park Improvements Public Input Sessions and Survey

    The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department will host public input sessions regarding the SPLOST 2020 funded Bishop Park pool improvements. Read on...
  6. News Flash American Flag

    Memorial Day Holiday Hours

    The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department parks will operate under regular hours of operation on Memorial Day, Monday, May 30. Read on...
  7. leisure services listens - newflash (1)

    Public Input Opportunities at Ben Burton Park for Macon Highway Boat Launch Project

    The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department will host public input opportunities regarding the proposed Macon Highway Boat Launch Project Read on...
  8. Aquatics

    Leisure Services Department Pool Season for Summer

    The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department announces its pool season for the upcoming summer. Read on...
  9. Snake Day News Flash

    "Snake Day" at Sandy Creek Nature Center

    The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department will host Snake Day on Saturday, May 21 from noon to 4:00 p.m. at Sandy Creek Nature Center. Read on...
  10. Camp Banner

    Summer Camp Registration Continues

    The Leisure Services Department continues summer camp registration. Read on...
  11. summer staff graphic - newsflash

    Summer Jobs with ACCGov Leisure Services

    The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department is now hiring for approximately 120 summer positions. Applications are currently being accepted for summer positions with camps and aquatics. Read on...
  12. 47th Juried Exhibition News Flash

    47th Juried Exhibition at Lyndon House Arts Center

    The Lyndon House Arts Center announces the opening of the 47th Juried Exhibition. The show is curated by Miranda Lash, the Ellen Bruss Senior Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver. Read on...
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Mission Statement

Leisure Services promotes lifelong recreation, cultural, environmental, and educational opportunities for Athens-Clarke County’s diverse communities. We contribute to Athens’ health and wellness by providing connections to parks, facilities, programs, and community. 

Program Accommodation

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department offers Therapeutic Recreation programs, services, and activities that are accessible to all individuals with disabilities. Leisure Services supports and encourages opportunities for inclusion in all programs. Adaptive programs are available to provide individuals with disabilities a modified experience for recreational success.  If you would like to participate and need accommodation, please call 706-613-3602.