Lay Park

Athens' only downtown park, the seven-acre Lay Park is equipped with a gymnasium, full-service kitchen, multi-purpose rooms, game room, fitness room, dance room, a library, arts and crafts room, picnic shelter, playground, and much more.

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

Fall 2017 online registration begins Saturday, August 5 at 9:00 a.m. for ACC residents.  Non-residents may register beginning Monday, August 7 at noon.  All registration takes place at

If you haven’t done so already, create a free online account at

Those wishing to apply for or renew a scholarship, must do so at least five business day prior to registering for a camp or program.

For more information call 706-613-3596.
Lay Park is closed on Saturdays where there is a University of Georgia home football game.

  1. Lay Park

    Physical Address
    297 Hoyt St.
    Athens, GA 30601

    Phone: 706-613-3596

    Hours of Operation:

    Monday - Friday:
    8:00 AM - 9:00 PM

    9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

    2:00  - 6:00 PM

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