ACC Leisure Services Department


Roll out in style with your own unique skateboard you create in this special Skateboard Workshop. Design and decorate your own deck with decals, paint, drawings, and more.

This workshop, for ages 9 and older, takes place Saturday, September 12 from 1- 4 PM. at Lyndon House Arts Center.  The fee is $21 for ACC residents and $32 for non-residents.  An $8 materials fee is applied, as well.

For more information, call 706-613-3623. 

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Just a Click Away...

The Leisure Services Department will present computer and technology assistance classes this fall for adults and seniors at Lay Park.
 “Computer Building Basics” is scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday, September 16-17 from 10 AM – 2 PM.  The fee is $15 for Athens-Clarke County residents and $23 for non-residents. Participants, 18 years and older, will learn how to build a personal computer from scratch.  The program will cover parts selection, operating system installation, troubleshooting, maintenance, and more. 

“Tech Tuesdays” is set for September 8, 15, and 22 from 9 – 11 AM.  The fee is $5 per session for ACC residents and $8 for non-residents and is designed for senior adults. These stress-free sessions will help participants catch up on modern technology as they learn how to use that smart phone, table, GPS and other technological devices.

Registration is required and is underway by calling 706-613-3596.
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You Say It's Your Birthday?

Make a wish and celebrate your birthday with the Leisure Services Department.  A variety of birthday party packages are available.

Choose from parties with themes including gymnastics and tennis or parties that take place in a planetarium or a zoo!  
Don't forget picnic shelters are available, too.

For more information visit

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Game, Set, Play!

Just in time for the US Open...the Leisure Services Department offers a selection of tennis programs for the beginner to the advanced player at Bishop Park and the Athens-Clarke County Tennis Center.  

Tennis programs are available for children and teens at all experience levels. There are plenty of adult programs, as well.

For more information, call 706-613-3991.
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You're Invited!

Take the plunge at the 6th annual Athens Water Festival  This special event is planned for Saturday, September 12 from 10 AM - 2 PM. at Sandy Creek Park.  The event is free of charge, however the $2 park admission still applies.

Meet coastal critters, splash in the spray of a water truck, or be a Jedi in Cloud City.  Participants will discover the water cycle and much more.

This family-friendly event is sure to be dripping with fun, swimsuits are encouraged. Open-ended activities mean participants of all ages can enjoy the festival...and don't tell the kids, but most activities meet the Georgia Performance Standards for science. 

For more information, call 706-613-3729.

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