Park and Facility Closings

  1. 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...
  2. ACCGov Leisure Services to Hold Public Input Sessions Regarding Firefly Trail Expansion

    The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department will host a public information open house on Read on...
  3. "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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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.

Aquatics Facilities Closed
Effective Until Further Notice |   Posted: 8:45 AM  7/28/2020
Due to current conditions, aquatics facilities are closed for the 2020 season. Locations include Bishop Park, East Athens Community Center, Lay Park, Memorial Park, Rocksprings Park, and Walker Park.

Bear Hollow Zoo Closed
Effective Until Further Notice |   Posted: 8:45 AM  7/28/2020
Due to current conditions, Bear Hollow Zoo is closed to the public.

Cook’s Trail Trail Closure  
Effective Until Further Notice, Closed Indefinitely |  Posted: 3:09 PM 1/8/2019 
Due to the wet weather and flooding along Sandy Creek, Cook’s Trail is closed until further notice. There has been extensive damage to boardwalks and bridges. Boardwalks will have to be rebuilt.

Greenway Trail Intermittent Interruptions
Effective Until Further Notice |   Posted: 2:00 PM  6/18/2020
Due to construction of a Playscape Project, Greenway users may experience intermittent interruptions along the Greenway near Sandy Creek Nature Center.

Morton Theatre Closed
Effective Until Further Notice |   Posted: 10:00 AM  3/18/2020
Due to current conditions, Morton Theatre is closed to the public.