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Memorial Park


  1. Animal exhibits
  2. Basketball court
  3. Children's programs
  4. Fishing
  5. Grills
  6. Nature trails
  7. Picnic Areas
  8. Playground
  9. Public Dog Park
  10. Rental Opportunities
  11. Summer camp
  12. Swimming pool
Please Note:  Portions of the Birchmore Trail are closed for repair.

Memorial Park is one of the most popular locations for families to visit. Nestled in the Five Points neighborhood, the park boasts a swimming pool, the Birchmore Trail, a lake, and Bear Hollow Zoo. Additionally, the 72-acre park is the home of Athens Creative Theatre.

Please use the links below to navigate the various programs and amenities offered at Memorial Park.  Beyond those listed, we also have two basketball courts available to the public, fishing opportunities in the Memorial Park pond, and a playground.   Please note that parking is limited during the peak season and special events; we encourage carpooling, cycling, walking, and Athens Transit (Route 14).

Online Registration:
The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department now has online registration for programs for adults and children. All programs are open to Athens-Clarke County residents and non county residents.  

Registration for youth and adult programs takes place online starting with the Winter 2015-16 program registration.  Review the selection of programs and create your free online account today!

For more information call 706-613-3580.

Learn more about Memorial Park:

Aquatics Trail  contradance 
day_off  Dog_Obedience  Dog_park 
Shelters rec_hall  special 
zoo  volunteer