Park and Facility Closings
Keep up with all the latest news and information about current and upcoming closures and maintenance for Leisure Services. Parks with current notices are listed in the menu at left. This page is updated as information becomes available, so check back often.
Bishop Park Gym Closure
Effective Until Further Notice | Facility | Posted: 12:39 PM 1/16/2019
Bishop Park Gym is closed until further notice. All gymnastics programming and open gym time is canceled until further notice. There has been water damage to the floor as well as gymnastics equipment. Staff is working diligently to inspect, repair, and replace necessary equipment and facilities to ensure a safe and positive experience for residents.
Cook's Trail Trail Closure
Effective Until Further Notice | Facility 068 | Posted: 3:09 PM 1/8/2019
Due to the wet weather and flooding along Sandy Creek, Cook's Trail is closed until further notice. There has been extensive damage to boardwalks and possibly bridges. Once conditions allow, staff will make repairs and inspect the trail before the trail will be opened back up.
Trail Creek Park; Drive-By Truckers Trail (BLUE) Partial Trail Closure and Rehabilitation
Effective thru February 2019 | Facility 364 | Posted: 9:45 AM 12/30/2018
The Drive-By Truckers trail is partially closed where it passes under the Trail Creek Street Bridge. Erosion from Trail Creek is making a portion of the trail unsafe to pass and a re-route is being designed. Please check back for updates on this project.
Boulevard Woods Trail Closure and Construction
Effective thru December 2018 | Facility 347 | Posted: 11:26 AM 10/31/2018
The local Boulevard Woods Neighborhood Park is expanding! Phase 2 of the development of the park is taking place thru December. This addition will add some natural play elements for kids, a small natural amphitheater, and some trail improvements. There will be some limb removal from trees over the completed portion of the park (phase 1) along with some construction noise. Please be ready for construction activities to alter use of the current park as we push to expand this park.
North Oconee River Greenway: South Section Intermittent Closure and Construction
Effective thru Summer 2019 | Facility 408B | Posted: 12:17 PM 7/16/2018
A SPLOST and GaDOT funded project will be constructing a new section of Greenway connecting UGA East Campus at River Road to the intersection with the UGA Park'n'Ride connector. Please use caution on the Greenway around this intersection under the loop 10 bridge going all the way out to the Greenway access on College Station Road. Concrete and construction trucks will be using the Greenway for access and exiting the construction area.
James Holland Youth Sports Complex Field 3 Closed for Rehab.
Closure thru February 2019 | Facility 168 | Posted: 11:26 AM 10/31/2018
A SPLOST funded project is excavating a depression forming in the outfield of Field 3. This project is complete and the field is in rehabilitation until the Spring season.
Southeast Clarke Park Dog Park; Wiggly Field: Area 3 Open / Area 1 Closed
Facility 465/467 | Posted: 9:00 AM April 27, 2018
On Friday, April 27, Area 3 at the Southeast Clarke Park Dog Park was closed for rehabilitation as Area 1 reopened. For more information see the Southeast Clarke Park page.