Leisure Services

  1. Rivers Alive Volunteer Registration Open for Oct. 5 Waterways Cleanup

    Athens-area residents will wade into local rivers and streams as part of the continuing statewide campaign to clean and preserve Georgia’s waterways. Read on...
  2. “Nature Treasure Hunt” Program at Sandy Creek Nature Center

    The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department hosts “Nature Treasure Hunt” on Saturday, September 21 from 2:00- 4:00 PM at Sandy Creek Nature Center. Read on...
  3. Journey through the Stars

    “Journey through the Stars” at Sandy Creek Nature Center this fall. Read on...
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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. In addition, 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.

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.

Labor Day Hours: Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services parks will operate under regular hours of operation on Labor Day, Monday, September 2.  Facilities will be closed.  The Trail Creek Park Splash Pad will be open Labor Day from 10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.  Admission is $1 per person. All facilities will reopen Tuesday, September 3 under regular hours of operation. For more information, call (706) 613-3625.

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