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

  1. Kent Kilpatrick


  2. Leisure Services

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

    Phone: 706-613-3800

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

Latest News

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    Lay Park Playground Temporarily Closed

    The Lay Park playground is temporarily closed due to safety concerns of a tree near the playground that was recently struck by lightning. Read on...
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    Labor Day Hours

    Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services parks will operate under regular hours of operation on Labor Day, Monday, September 5. Sandy Creek Park will be open. Facilities will be closed. Read on...
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    ACCGov Leisure Services Continues Fall Online Registration

    The ACCGov Leisure Services Department announces its fall activity opportunities for 2022 featuring a diverse selection of activities highlighting the arts, environmental science, recreation, sports, and holiday events for adults and children 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.