May 27, 2023
Leisure Services Department Pools Open for the Season
Saturday, May 27, 2023
The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department announces its aquatics season for the upcoming summer
Department pools open Saturday, May 27 for the season. Pools close for the season Sunday, July 30.
The Department will operate four public pools this summer including Heard Park, 400 McKinley Drive; Lay Park, 297 Hoyt Street; Memorial Park, 293 Gran Ellen Drive; and Rocksprings Park, 291 Henderson Extension. The Bishop Park pool is closed for the 2023 season for renovations.
During the aquatics season, pools are open Tuesday-Friday and Sundays, 1:00 – 5:30 p.m. Pool hours are noon – 5:30 p.m. on Saturdays. All pools and splash pads are closed on Mondays for maintenance.
The Walker Park Splash Pad, located at 200 Trail Creek St, is open weekends only, through May 21 and will then operate under regular seasonal hours from Saturday, May 27 - August 1. The Walker Park Splash Pad will be open weekends only, August 7-August 27. Walker Park Splash Pad hours of operation are 10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. The splash pad is closed on Mondays for maintenance. The Rocksprings Park Splash Pad, located at 291 Henderson Ext, will open for the season May 27.
Pool and splash pad admission is $1 per person, cash only. Pool passes are available for purchase and may be used at both splash pads and at all of the Department’s public pools. Individual pool passes are $20 and Family of Four pool passes are $40. Passes may be purchased onsite with forms of payment accepted including cash and check.
For more information, please call the ACCGov Leisure Services Aquatics Office at 706- 613-3589 or visit www.accgov.com/pools