Parks & Recreation

Welcome to Athens Parks and Recreation. It is a pleasure to serve the citizens of Athens.
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Family Entertainment

If you are looking for free family entertainment, come visit one of our 7 parks or the Athens Sportsplex and watch youth baseball, softball, soccer games. 

Upcoming Events in Recreation
  • Adult Soccer Tournament (18 & up) Sept 23-  Registering until September 20.  $200 per team
  • September 1-30 - Archery registration $25 (ages 8 & up)
  • September 15 - October 15 - Youth Basketball Registration (ages 5-16) $50
  • September 16 - Big Spring Park           Duck & Run 5K
  • October 7 - Sportsplex                            Car Show  
  • October 7 - Big Spring Park                   Wacky Quacky Ducky Derby


Come join some of our exciting classes:
Karate (Mondays (Advance), Tuesdays (Beginner), and Thursdays (All Levels)  at 6:30 p.m.)
Zumba with Jennifer Monday and Thursday at 5:30 p.m. &  Saturday at 9:00 a.m. 
Super Circuit with Brittany Monday, Wednesday and Friday @ 9:00 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday @ 8:45 p.m.

Mission Statement

To develop, operate, and maintain a parks & recreation system which improves the quality of life for citizens and visitors through sports, parks, and programs.