The Leisure Services Department has 5 pools and 2 splash pads. Locations and times listed below for free swim.
Heard Park 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 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
Address: 293 Gran Ellen Drive Phone: (706) 613-3580 Open: Tuesdays - Fridays and Sundays 1 - 5:30 PM Saturdays 12 - 5:30 PM
Rocksprings 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 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 Address: 200 Trail Creek Street Phone: (706) 613-3991
Open: Tuesdays - Sundays 10 AM - 5:30 PM
The Walker Park Splash Pad will be open only on weekends during August and then close for the season.
Bishop Park Pool (Closed for 2023)Address: 705 Sunset Drive Phone: (706) 613-3589 Closed for Repairs During 2023 Season
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 Program
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.
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.