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  1. summercap-newsflash

    Leisure Services Department Summer Camp Registration Begins March 16

    The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department announces its slate of summer camp programs for 2024 Read on...
  2. Juried Show News Flash

    "49th Juried Exhibition" at Lyndon House Arts Center

    The Lyndon House Arts Center is pleased to announce the opening of the 49th Juried Exhibition on Tuesday, March 12, 2024, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Read on...
  3. 2024 Didi Award

    Lyndon House Arts Center Receives Two Georgia Association of Museums Awards

    In January, The Georgia Association of Museums held their annual conference here in Athens. The Lyndon House Arts Center received two awards at that gathering. Read on...
  4. Dancing though Light News Flash

    East Athens Educational Dance Center Presents "Dancing through Light" at the Morton

    The East Athens Educational Dance Center presents its annual production of “Dancing through Light” at 7:00 PM on Saturday, February 24th, 2024 and 3:00 PM on Sunday, February 25th at the Morton Theatre Read on...
  5. Morton Theatre Award News Flash

    Congratulations!

    The 34th Annual Emancipation Proclamation Observance and Pioneer Awards were recently held. The theme was “A Salute to the Arts.” Among the honorees were Morton Theatre Facility Supervisor Lynn Green "for unselfish and dedicated service" in the arts. Read on...
  6. News Flash  - Registration

    ACCGov Leisure Services Department Announces Spring Programs

    The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department announces its spring program opportunities for 2024. Read on...
  7. scholarship

    ACCGov Leisure Services Scholarship Renewals

    The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department reminds the community it is time to renew or apply for a Department scholarship. Read on...
  8. News Flash - Nena

    East Athens Educational Dance Center Program Supervisor Honored with Governor’s Award for Arts and H

    Nena Gilreath, East Athens Educational Dance Center Program Supervisor, was recently honored by Georgia Governor Brian Kemp with a Governor’s Award for the Arts and Humanities. Read on...
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Mission Statement

Leisure Services promotes lifelong recreation, cultural, environmental, and educational opportunities for Athens-Clarke County’s diverse communities. We contribute to Athens’ health and wellness by providing connections to parks, facilities, programs, and community. 

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.