ACC Leisure Services Department
now hiring

Now Hiring!


The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department is now hiring for approximately 120 summer positions. 

Applications are currently being accepted for camp staff, lifeguards, and pool clerks.  Lifeguards, with the required certification, can be as young as 15 years of age.
 
Applicants may apply online at www.accgov.com/jobs
 
For more information, call 706-613-3090.

Dance Show

Now on Stage...


The East Athens Educational Dance Center (EAEDC) will present its Annual Dance Production at the Morton Theatre.  This year’s title is “Dance around the World.”  

“Dance around the World” is a celebration of dance and its cultural influences from different regions and parts of the world. Celebrating 32 years of dance, the production features a weekend full of performances highlighting the talents of more than 46 students from the East Athens Educational Dance Center. Various styles of dance will be presented including ballet, jazz, hip-hop, tap, and modern.

Public performances are scheduled for Saturday, February 23 at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, February 24 at 3:00 p.m. All performances take place at the Morton Theatre. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 the day of the show (pending availability). Groups of 10 or more may purchase tickets at $10 each by calling the Morton Theatre Box Office at 706-613-3771. Tickets are now available for purchase online and at the Morton Theatre Box Office, weekdays from Noon to 6:00 p.m. 

The East Athens Educational Dance Center and Morton Theatre are facilities of the Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department. The Department's Arts Division is supported in part by the Georgia Council for the Arts through the appropriations of the Georgia General Assembly. GCA also receives support from its partner agency - the National Endowment for the Arts.

For more information, please call 706-613-3624.
 
ACT

Get Your Tickets!


Athens Creative Theatre (ACT) presents “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf” at Quinn Hall at Memorial Park.
 
A college professor and his wife invite a younger academic and his wife over for drinks after a late-night party, leading to an evening of sadistic games, attempted seductions, and shattering revelations. 

The performance takes place at Quinn Hall on Thursday, February 21 - Sunday, February 24.  Thursday and Friday shows are at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday’s show at 3:00 p.m. 

Tickets are now available online and at the Morton Theatre Box Office, Monday - Friday from noon to 6:00 p.m. Please call 706-613-3771 to reach the box office.  Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for children, seniors, and students.

For more information, please call 706-613-3628.

Spring Registration Program Guide

Spring Program Registration Continues...


The Leisure Services Department continues spring program registration. A diverse selection highlighting the arts, environmental science, recreation, sports, and holiday events are planned for adults and children.
Before registering, individuals who have not already done so must establish a free online account at www.accgov.com/leisure.  Payment may be rendered using a debit card, American Express, Discover Card, MasterCard, Visa, or a MasterCard or Visa gift card. 

Individuals who already have an online account and received or renewed a Leisure Services Department scholarship since July 1, 2018, may use the scholarship when registering online.  

Individuals with expired scholarships and new scholarship applicants must visit a Leisure Services Department facility office to apply for a scholarship or to renew an expired one. This must be done at least five business days prior to registering for a program.  Scholarships may not be applied for online.  Information regarding the scholarship program, including required documentation, is available at www.accgov.com/scholarship

Individuals who do not have access to a computer or smart phone may register online using the computer labs at East Athens Community Center, Lay Park, or Rocksprings Park during regular hours of operation.

For more information, please call 706-613-3800.

Trail Guides

Trail Guides!

The Leisure Services Department is recruiting Trail Guides to assist with elementary school field studies at Sandy Creek Nature Center by leading small groups of students along the Nature Center’s trails.  Field study programs are designed to introduce nature and the environment to elementary school students, from pre-kindergarten through fifth grade, and take place Tuesday through Friday from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.

No experience is necessary, but all new trail guides must attend a training session.  The next training sessions are scheduled for Tuesday, February 26, Wednesday, February 27, and Friday, March 1 from 9:00 a.m. - noon.  Individuals only need to attend one session.  

For more information, please call 706-613-3615.

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