Aquatics Information

Aquatics Season

All pools and splash pads are anticipated to open on Saturday, July 4, 2020 through August 2, 2020.  

After August 2, Walker Park (formerly Trail Creek Park) splash pad will remain open on weekends through Labor Day on Monday, September 7, 2020.


Aquatics Locations

Bishop Park PoolBishop Park PoolAddress: 705 Sunset Drive
Phone: (706) 613-3589
Open: Saturdays 12 - 5:30 PM
Sundays 1 - 5:30 PM

Memorial Park PoolMemorial Park PoolAddress: 293 Gran Ellen Drive
Phone: (706) 613-3580
Open: Tuesdays - Fridays and Sundays 1 - 5:30 PM
Saturdays 12 - 5:30 PM

Lay Park PoolLay Park PoolAddress: 297 Hoyt Street
Phone: (706) 613-3596
Open: Tuesdays - Fridays and Sundays 1 - 5:30 PM
Saturdays 12 - 5:30 PM

East Athens Community Center PoolEast Athens Community Center PoolAddress: 400 McKinley Drive
Phone: (706) 613-3593
Open: Tuesdays - Fridays and Sundays 1 - 5:30 PM
Saturdays 12 - 5:30 PM

Rocksprings Park PoolRocksprings Park PoolAddress: 291 Henderson Extension
Phone: (706) 613-3603
Open: Tuesdays - Fridays and Sundays 1 - 5:30 PM
Saturdays 12 - 5:30 PM
*Also includes splash pad

Rocksprings Park Splash PadRocksprings Park Splash PadAddress: 291 Henderson Extension
Phone: (706) 613-3603
Open: Tuesdays - Fridays and Sundays 1 - 5:30 PM
Saturdays 12 - 5:30 PM
*Also includes pool

Walker Park Splash Pad Trail Creek Park Splash PadAddress: 200 Trail Creek Street
Phone: (706) 613-3991

Open: Tuesdays - Sundays 10 AM - 5:30 PM

Admission Fees & Pool Passes

Admission is $1 per person per visit.  Pool passes may be purchased at any department pool or splash pad.

Individual Pool Passes - $20
This pass grants entry to any ACC Leisure Services Aquatics facility (including the Splash Pads) through the aquatics season.
Family Pool Passes - $40
Family pool passes are available up to families of 4 persons.


report card rewards

Report Card Rewards Pool Program

ACC Leisure Services is proud to celebrate our local students by providing a free pool pass to qualifying Athens-Clarke County students with good grades.

Qualifying students, kindergarten through 12th grade, who reside in Athens-Clarke County may take a copy of one of their report cards or equivalent from the 2019-2020 school year to any pool office Monday-Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. to receive a pool pass reward.

All A’s or all E’s guarantees one free summer pool pass (can be used at all five pools and both splash pads.)
All A’s and B’s or all E’s and M’s guarantees 10 free swims (can be used at all five pools and both splash pads.)
For more information, call 706-613-3589, Ext 222.

Pool Rules

Following the rules below ensures a safe, fun and rewarding experience for all pool visitors.

  • All participants must shower before entering the pool.
  • Pools and splash pads are smoke-free areas.
  • All participants must wear a swimsuit. No cloth is to be worn in pools (t-shirts, jeans, socks, etc.)
  • Everyone pays $1 admission fee.
  • Individuals who leave the pool will be charged $1 to re-enter.
  • All children, 10 and younger, must be accompanied by a paying individual who is 16 years of age or older.
  • Swim diapers are required for all children 3 and younger or if they are not potty trained.
  • No flips or back dives allowed.