Picnic Shelters

Everyone loves to go on a picnic, and ACC Leisure Services has several options for your next one. Ants optional. Please call the particular facility for availability and to reserve a shelter.

Bishop Park - 706-613-3589

Bishop Park has one shelter available for rent, with two sides. Each side can seat up to 50 people.  A kitchen is available for an additional fee. Call 706-613-3589 to reserve and check for availability.

East Athens Community Center - 706-613-3593

East Athens Community Center has picnic shelters for rent. The shelters accommodate 25 people each.  Call 706-613-3593 for availability and to reserve a shelter.


Lay Park - 706-613-3596

Lay Park has one picnic shelter for rent. The shelter accommodate 25 people each.  Call 706-613-3596 for availability and to reserve a shelter.

Memorial Park - 706-613-3580

Memorial Park has three picnic shelters available for rent. Each shelter contains six picnic tables, two grills, and ceiling fans. To reserve a shelter, call the park office at 706-613-3580

North Oconee River Park East - 706-613-3801

North Oconee River Park East Park has one picnic shelter. There is no charge and it is on a first come, first serve basis.

Reese and Pope Park - 706-613-3801

Reese and Pope Park has one picnic shelter. There is no charge and it is on a first come, first serve basis.

Rocksprings Park - 706-613-3602

Rocksprings Park has a new pavilion located on the Columbus Avenue side of the park. The covered pavilion includes five tables and accommodates a total of 40 people. A grill is available as well. Reservations must be made at least two weeks in advance. Call 706-613-3602 to make a reservation or check for availability.

Sandy Creek Park - 706-613-3631

Sandy Creek Park boasts a total of nine shelters/facilities for rent. Sandy Creek Park offers the perfect place for a picnic, birthday party, family reunion or company event. The park can easily accommodate groups regardless of size.

*November-March rental ending times are seasonally adjusted to match park hours. Please contact the park for details on these adjustments.

Walker Park 706-613-3991

Walker Park (formerly Trail Creek Park) has two covered picnic pavilions available. One located next to the Splash Pad and the other near the ball field. To reserve a shelter, call 706-613-3991.