Park and Facility Closings

Keep up with all the latest news and information about current and upcoming closures and maintenance for Leisure Services. Parks with current notices are listed in the menu at left. This page is updated as information becomes available, so check back often.

Education & Visitor Center at Sandy Creek Nature Center  Temporarily Closed 
 Posted: 10:30 AM August 10, 2018
The Education and Visitor Center at Sandy Creek Nature Center will be temporarily closed to the public Wednesday, August 15-Friday, August 17.  Staff will be conducting maintenance and painting in the exhibit hall and reception area.  The building will re-open on Saturday, August 18 at 8:30 a.m.

Trails and the property will be open as usual during this period and the exterior restroom and water fountains at the back of the building will be available to visitors.  

North Oconee River Greenway: South Section Intermittent Closure and Construction 
Effective thru Summer 2019 | Facility 408B | Posted: 12:17 PM 7/16/2018 
A SPLOST and GaDOT funded project will be constructing a new section of Greenway connecting UGA East Campus at River Road to the intersection with the Park'n'Ride connector.  Please use caution on the Greenway around this intersection under the loop 10 bridge going all the way out to the Greenway access on College Station Road.  Concrete and construction trucks will be using the Greenway for access and exiting the construction area.    

James Holland Youth Sports Complex Field 3 Closed 
Closure thru July 2018 | Facility 168 | Posted: 12:43 PM 6/21/2018 
A SPLOST funded project is excavating a depression forming in the outfield of Field 3.  This project will regrade the entire field upon completion.  

Sandy Creek Park Dog Parks Partially Closed 
Facility 233/234/235/236 | Posted: 1:30 PM May 29, 2018
On Tuesday, May 29th, a SPLOST funded improvement project began on Sandy Creek Park's public and private dog parks. Park staff will rotate specific dog park openings and closings over the next few months to allow for continued construction and improvement of these facilities.

Southeast Clarke Park Dog Park Area 1 Open / Area 3 Closed 
Facility 465/467 | Posted: 9:00 AM April 27, 2018
On Friday, April 27, Area 3 at the Southeast Clarke Park Dog Park was closed for rehabilitation as Area 1 reopened. For more information see the Southeast Clarke Park page.

Southeast Clarke Park Trail Partially Closed 
Facility 542 | Posted: 4:00 PM April 26, 2018
On Thursday, April 26, 2018, construction began on new bridge abutments for a bridge to connect the Tennis Center Side to the Whit Davis Side of Southeast Clarke Park. Construction will take place for approximately 6 weeks and the bridge will be installed approximately 3 months afterward, due to ordering and bridge fabrication limitations. For more information and a map of the location, please see the Southeast Clarke Park page.

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