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

  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 AM - 5:00 PM




Latest News

  1. Auditions

    Athens Creative Theatre to Hold Auditions

    Athens Creative Theatre to Hold Auditions Read on...
  2. Music

    Athens Creative Theatre (ACT) is seeking instrumentalists and vocalists

    Athens Creative Theatre (ACT) is seeking instrumentalists and vocalists Read on...
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    The Athens-Clarke County Department of Leisure Services Wins State Awards

    The Athens-Clarke County Department of Leisure Services was recently honored by the Georgia Recreation and Park Association (GRPA) with awards recognizing outstanding achievement. 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.



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 recommended
  • 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.