Bishop Park

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    Trail closure: The Greenway Trail section between the Loop 10 overpass and Sandy Creek Nature Center bridge over Sandy Creek will be closed January 13-26, 2022 for repairs. Read on...
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About Bishop Park

Named for former City of Athens Mayor Julius Bishop, this park offers a variety of activities and amenities. This 33-acre park features athletic fields, basketball courts, playground, swimming pool, tennis courts, walking trail, picnic area, and is the home of the area's premier gymnastics program, Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy.  

Tennis courts and outdoor basketball courts are first-come, first-served, unless reserved for organized activities and sports. 

Activities and Sports:

Gymnastics, tennis, adult sports, and aquatics all take place at Bishop Park. 

Bishop Park is also home to the Athens Farmers Market.

For more information, call 706-613-3589.

Gymnastics Fall Registration

Registration opens soon!

  • August 7th at 9:00 a.m. for ACC residents
  • August 9th at 12:00 p.m. for non-ACC residents

Learn about Gymnastics at Bishop Park.

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Check out the Park Finder to see all the amenities at this park.