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. News Flash  - Registration

    The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department announces its fall activity opportunities

    The Leisure Services Department announces its fall activity opportunities for 2021 featuring a diverse selection of activities highlighting the arts, environmental science, recreation, sports, and holiday events for adults and children. Read on...
  2. News Flash Camelot

    ACT Holds Auditions for Camelot

    Athens Creative Theatre will be holding auditions for Lerner & Loewe’s Camelot the Musical on Monday, August 9 and Tuesday, August 10 at Quinn Hall at Memorial Park. Read on...
  3. Window Works News Flash

    The Lyndon House Arts Center Presents the New Window Works Project

    The Lyndon House Arts Center presents the new Window Works project featuring original site-designed artworks by local artist AJ Arem Read on...
  4. Grand Slam News Flash

    Grand Slam Teen Program at Lay Park

    The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department announces the “Grand Slam” summer program for teens. Read on...
  5. Report Cards Rewards Program (1)
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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.