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Posted on: May 29, 2020

Summer Camp to Hold Lottery to Fill Remaining Spots

SUMMER CAMP UPDATE!!

Did you miss the chance to get your child enrolled in summer camp this year? Good news, there’s still a chance to get them in!

We will be utilizing a lottery system to fill the remaining openings in our summer camp programs.

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

Athens City Pool Closed for 2020 Season

COVID-19 UPDATE GRAPIC

After careful consideration, it is with much sadness we announce that the Athens City Pool will not be opening for the 2020 season. This decision was a difficult one and was not made lightly. APR consulted with the Athens City-County Health Department, th...

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

Community Recreation Centers remain on the states Continued Closure list

 Arts, Parks and Recreation Department COVID 19 Update: Community Recreation Centers remain on the states Continued Closure list.  

 

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Posted on: May 13, 2020

Athens Rocks! All-Abilities, Touch Free Community Rock Hunt

Athens Rocks Map Graphic

Join us this summer in our all-abilities, touch-free rock hunt!

Conditions:1. Leave behind for others to find2. Take only pictures, leave only memories

Use the map to find all 12 rocks throughout the City of Athens. Post photos of your rock hunting online a...

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Posted on: May 12, 2020

Youth Summer Camp Postponed until July 6th

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Keeping the health and safety of our staff and campers at the forefront of our decision making, the city of Athens Arts, Parks and Recreation has decided to delay the start of summer camp, provisionally, until July 6th. Laura Sowers, Program Specialist, w...

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

For the Love of Athens Photo Contest Call for Submissions

For the love of athens photo contest promo 2020

As we continue to shelter in place, Arts West wants to offer an opportunity for the community to celebrate our beautiful county through photographs! Arts West typically begins accepting photographs for the contest in September, but this year we are openin...

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