Aquatics Information

All pools and splash pads are closed for the 2020 season.


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

Due to COVID-19, the admission fee is waived for the 2020 season.

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.)
  • All children, 10 and younger, must be accompanied by an 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.

Procedures related to COVID-19

  • Pool capacity is limited at each location:  Bishop Park (100); East Athens Community Center (50), Lay Park (50), Memorial Park (75), Rocksprings Park (35), and Walker Park Splash Pad (75).  Patrons will receive a colored wristband upon entry, and will be utilized if a line forms and staff has to impose a time limit.  
  • Anyone displaying any symptoms of COVID-19 will be denied entry. Those symptoms include cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fever, chills, muscle pain, sore throat, or new loss of taste or smell.
  • A lifeguard will monitor social distancing protocol from the pool deck.  Staff will wipe down High touch areas such as ladder rails, handles, restrooms every 1-2 hours.
  • Social distancing and wearing of masks are recommended. Masks will not be required while in the water.
  • No swim toys of any kind are at the pool.  This includes, but is not limited, to inflatable devices, kickboards, noodles, rafts, and any other items that could be shared.  Personal water wings and life vests, which help beginning swimmers to stay afloat, are permitted. 
  • Water fountains are closed. Patrons are encouraged to bring their own water in a non-glass container.
  • Diving boards, slides, and climbing walls are closed.