Athens Community Center

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Monday - Friday: 6:00am - 8:00pm 

Saturday: 8:00am - 2:00pm

Sunday: Closed

Contact Information: 

Phone: 740-592-3325

Email: athensparks&

Weather Emergency Procedure:

If you are registered or attend any of our classes or sports at the Athens Community Center during the winter months please be advised of the following method to which these classes/sports are cancelled based on the local weather. 

We follow the level that the Athens Sheriff Department has established. You can follow them on Facebook, check their website, or download their app for the most current level. You can also always call the Community Center to find out what is cancelled at 740-592-3325.

Level 1 - All classes and sports are as scheduled.

Level 2 - If it is 2 hours prior to the start time of a class/game and Athens County is under a level 2 snow emergency then class/game is cancelled. Weight room/fitness center will remain open during a level 2. During the weekdays (Monday - Friday), if Athens County is at a level 2 at 5am then the Community Center will open at 8am. 

Level 3 - Everything is cancelled.

Take note that sometimes instructors have to cancel even if it's not a level 2 or higher. We advise you call ahead or you follow our Athens Community Center Facebook page (@AthensCommCtr) for the most current information.

The Athens Community Center is located at 701 East State Street in Athens, Ohio. The center features a variety of amenities including room reservations for meetings and events; a fitness center; fitness classes; gymnasium; a number of youth programs and more! 

Updates, News, and Information:

January 2022: The Wee Wigglers program is back at the Community Center! This program is for children ages 18 months - 4 years of age and is a drop-in style class, no pre-registration is required. It will be held in the back half of the gymnasium on Fridays from 11:15am - 12:15pm and is a great way to encourage physical, emotional, and social growth. Cost is $4 per drop-in or $52 for a punchcard.

November 2021: Registration for winter classes and youth basketball will begin November 29th. To register, call 740-592-3325, stop by the Community Center front desk or go online.

August 2021: Per City Council Ordinance, masks are required at the Athens Community Center unless actively exercising.

June 8th, 2021: The Athens Community Center will no longer be closing from 12-1pm on weekdays. The center will remain open M-F 6am - 8pm and Saturday 8am - 2pm. The Center will remain closed on Sundays.