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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
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.  

Review the selection of programs and, if you haven't done so already,  create your free online account today!

Winter 2016-17 online registration is begins Saturday, November 12 at 9 AM for ACC residents.  Non-residents may register Monday, November 14 at noon.  Those wishing to apply or renew a scholarship, must do so at least five business day prior to registering for a program.

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