Aquatics Information

Pools and Splash Pads open May 28th, 2022 - July 31, 2022.*

*Walker Park Extended Season: Weekends in May + August

*All pools and splash pads closed on Mondays for maintenance & cleaning.


Locations:

The Leisure Services Department has 5 pools and 2 splash pads. Locations and times listed below for free swim.


Bishop Park PoolBishop Park PoolAddress: 705 Sunset Drive
Phone: (706) 613-3589
Open: Saturdays 12 - 5:30 PM
Sundays 1 - 5:30 PM
*diving boards at this location

Heard Park PoolEast Athens Community Center PoolAddress: 400 McKinley Drive
Phone: (706) 613-3593
Open: Tuesdays - Fridays and Sundays 1 - 5:30 PM
Saturdays 12 - 5:30 PM
*vortex slide at this location

Lay Park PoolLay Park PoolAddress: 297 Hoyt Street
Phone: (706) 613-3596
Open: Tuesdays - Fridays and Sundays 1 - 5:30 PM
Saturdays 12 - 5:30 PM
*rock climbing wall at this location

Memorial Park Pool

Memorial Park PoolAddress: 293 Gran Ellen Drive
Phone: (706) 613-3580
Open: Tuesdays - Fridays and Sundays 1 - 5:30 PM
Saturdays 12 - 5:30 PM

Rocksprings Park PoolRocksprings Park PoolAddress: 291 Henderson Extension
Phone: (706) 613-3603
Open: Tuesdays - Fridays and Sundays 1 - 5:30 PM
Saturdays 12 - 5:30 PM
*Also includes splash pad

Rocksprings Park Splash PadRocksprings Park Splash PadAddress: 291 Henderson Extension
Phone: (706) 613-3603
Open: Tuesdays - Fridays and Sundays 1 - 5:30 PM
Saturdays 12 - 5:30 PM
*Also includes pool

Walker Park Splash Pad Trail Creek Park Splash PadAddress: 200 Trail Creek Street
Phone: (706) 613-3991

Open: Tuesdays - Sundays 10 AM - 5:30 PM

Admission Fee:  $1 per person/visit

Pool Passes: (valid at all 5 pools + both splash pads!)

Pay once and swim all summer long!  Passes available at all pools and splash pads at entry gate. 

  • $20 for an individual
  • $40 for a family of 4


Report Card Rewards ProgramReport Cards Rewards Program (1)

This special summer program celebrates ACC students with good grades.

In order to be eligible, any student, Kindergarten through 12th grade, who resides in Athens-Clarke County must take a copy of his/her final report card or equivalent to the park office where a swimming pool is located.  

A report card with all A's or all E's guarantees a free summer pool pass. A report card with all A's and B's, or all E's and M's, is good for 10 free swims.

Pool Rules

Following the rules below ensures a safe, fun and rewarding experience for all pool visitors.

  • All participants must shower before entering the pool.
  • Pools and splash pads are smoke-free areas.
  • All participants must wear a swimsuit. No cloth is to be worn in pools (t-shirts, jeans, socks, etc.)
  • All children, 10 and younger, must be accompanied by an individual who is 16 years of age or older.
  • Swim diapers are required for all children 3 and younger or if they are not potty trained.
  • No flips or back dives allowed.