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  1. sandy creek park playground project public meeting -news flash

    Sandy Creek Park Playground Public Input Sessions Planned

    The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department will host public input sessions regarding the new playground at Sandy Creek Park on Thursday, June 24 from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, June 26 from 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Read on...
  2. 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...
  3. Didi Award

    The Lyndon House Arts Center Receives Georgia Association of Museums Award

    The Lyndon House Arts Center received an award at the Georgia Association of Museums Conference 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. Star Spangled Classic (1)

    Star Spangled Classic Set for Saturday, July 3 at Athens Ben Epps Airport

    Star Spangled Classic Set for Saturday, July 3 at Athens Ben Epps Airport Read on...
  6. Report Cards Rewards Program (1)
  7. Art Exhibit

    Endless Party: A Collection of Party Animals Paintings by Will Eskridge Exhibition

    The Lyndon House Arts Center presents Endless Party: A Collection of Party Animals, paintings by Athens based artist Will Eskridge. Read on...
  8. Not a stereotype

    #Notastereotype Exhibition at Lyndon House Arts Center

    The Lyndon House Arts Center & the Lyndon House Arts Foundation, Inc. announce the opening of #NotASterotype, an exhibition guest curated by La Ruchala Murphy who is the first recipient of the Guest BIPOC Curator program funded by LHAF. Read on...
  9. Juried Art Show

    46th Juried Exhibition to Open at Lyndon House Arts Center

    The Lyndon House Arts Center announces the 46th Juried Exhibition. Read on...
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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. 

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.



  1. Kent Kilpatrick

    Director

  2. Leisure Services


    Physical Address
    The Allen House
    205 Old Commerce Rd
    Athens, GA 30607



    Hours:
    Monday - Friday
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM