Bishop Park Improvements

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What's happening at Bishop Park?

Bishop Park is one of Athens' most beloved parks and requires necessary updates to ensure future generations are able to enjoy this westside park. Updates include reconstruction of the aquatics area, including replacement of the pool and ancillary structures, new splash pad, and pool house with restrooms, new playground with an adjacent pavilion and restrooms. To the extent available, remaining funds may be used to target the pedestrian improvement and fence project along Hawthorne Avenue. 

Athens-Clarke County residents are invited to be part of the visioning and planning process.  Stay connected and learn about project updates, public input opportunities, and timelines.

Learn more about this SPLOST project or view the Bishop Park Master Plan.

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Public Meetings

Residents are invited to attend public meetings and provide input on the visioning for this project. Children are encouraged to attend and will participate in a concurrent visioning process. 

The following public meetings occurred.  All in-person meetings were held at Bishop Park.

  • Saturday, July 10, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Monday, July 12, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Webex: Thursday, July 15, 6:00 - 7:30 PM

View the recorded meeting:


Public Input Survey

Public input will be open July 4, 2021 at midnight - August 1, 2021 at 11:59 PM.

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