Welcome to ACC Leisure Services

COVID-19 POLICIES & PROCEDURES:

The Leisure Services Department is carefully monitoring COVID-19 conditions.  Here are some of the things currently in place to reduce the risk of COVID-19 exposure and spread:

  • Adjusted hours of parks and facilities to allow for staff to work in alternate schedules 
  • Enhanced cleaning and disinfecting measures, focusing on high-touch areas
  • Face masks to be worn
  • No competitive play permitted
  • No large groups or gatherings
  • Social distancing required
  • Temperature checks for staff and participants of in-person programs

All parks and facilities are open, except Morton Theatre. 

Due to COVID-19, the Leisure Services Department may determine that programs need to be cancelled or adapted to a virtual activity. Registrants will be contacted. 


Latest News

  1. Thanksgiving

    ACCGov Leisure Services Department's Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

    Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services facilities will be closed Thursday, November 26 in observance of Thanksgiving. Parks are open 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.. on Friday, November 27, but buildings will remain closed. Read on...
  2. Movies by Moonlight News Flash

    “Movies by Moonlight Holiday Double Feature: Drive in Movie” at Sandy Creek Park

    The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department will host a free “Movies by Moonlight Drive in Movie” holiday double feature at Sandy Creek Park on Sunday, December 20. Read on...
  3. Juried Exhibition 46

    The Lyndon House Arts Center announces the online call for artwork submissions for the 46th Juried E

    The Lyndon House Arts Center announces the online call for artwork submissions for the 46th Juried Exhibition. This exhibition will be selected by Juror, Hallie Ringle, the Hugh Kahul Curator of Contemporary Art at the Birmingham Museum of Art. Read on...
  4. WIT Volunteers

    Leisure Services Department Afterschool Volunteers Win Awards

    he Athens-Clarke County Department of Leisure Services after school volunteers were recently honored by the Georgia Recreation and Park Association (GRPA) with two awards recognizing outstanding achievement. Read on...
  5. NAI

    Leisure Services Staff Member Wins Award

    The Athens-Clarke County Department of Leisure Services staff member was recently honored by the National Association (NAI) for Interpretation with award recognizing outstanding achievement. Read on...
  6. Firefly graphic - newsflash

    ACCGov Leisure Services Seeking Input Regarding Firefly Trail Expansion - Phase III Alternative Rout

    The ACCGov Leisure Services Department will host a series of public information open houses regarding proposed plans for the extension of the Firefly Trail from Hancock Road to Moores Grove Road in Winterville (SPLOST 2018 Project #6 Sub-Project #3). Read on...
  7. Light Up Athens

    "Light up Athens" in Downtown Athens

    The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department announces the inaugural “Light Up Athens” in downtown Athens this December. Read on...
  8. waterfall 3

    "Waterfall Plot By Andrew Zawacki" Exhibition at Lyndon House Arts Center

    The Lyndon House Arts Center announces the opening of Waterfall Plot; an exhibit of poetry and photography by Andrew Zawacki. This exhibition, housed in the West Gallery will be on view September 8, 2020 until January 12, 2021. Read on...
  9. Kendall

    Lyndon House Arts Center Lounge Gallery Program Presents Works by Kendall Rogers

    The Lounge Gallery at the Lyndon House Arts Center, features quarterly solo exhibitions by emerging artists. The Lyndon House Arts Center announces painted works by Kendall Rogers will be installed and on view in the Lounge Gallery as of September 8, 2020 Read on...
  10. Boundless final

    Lyndon House Arts Center Presents "Boundless" Exhibition

    Lyndon House Arts Center Presents "Boundless Featuring Works by Don Chambers, Derek Faust, Alex McClay, Katherine McCullough, and Paula Reynaldi" Exhibition with installation based works by five local artists who explore common materials in unusual ways. Read on...
  11. Imagination Squared final

    "Imagination Squared: Pathways to Resiliency" Exhibition at Lyndon House Arts Center

    The Lyndon House Arts Center announces the opening of Imagination Squared: Pathways to Resiliency. The exhibition is on view September 8, 2020 through January 12, 2021. Read on...
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Mission Statement

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

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.



  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 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.