Parks & Shelters

Are you looking for the place to hold a birthday party, graduation, or a picnic? Athens Arts, Parks & Recreation shelter houses are a great way to connect with family and friends!

All shelter reservations are $30 for the entire day. When a shelter is not reserved it is also available on a first come first served basis at no charge.

In order to reserve a shelter you can call the community center or stop by in person, but you can also do your reservation online! The steps below will walk you through how to reserve your shelter online.

  1. Use this web address: https://apm.activecommunities.com/athensrec/Home
  2. You will need to create an online account. If you have an online account, login.
  3. Click on “To Reserve a Facility” and then “View Facilities.”
  4. Click on “View Availability” on the shelter you are interested in reserving. Find the date you want to reserve. If it is available click on “Book.”
  5. Type in the name of your event where is says “Event Name” and enter the number of guests you plan to have at your event where it shows you to. Make sure to check the box under where it says 8am.
  6. Click on “Calculate Charges.” (There is a $1.79 processing fee, the total will be $31.79)
  7. Check “Agree to Waiver”
  8. Click on “Reserve”
  9. You will now go to the payment page where you will enter your card information. Once it goes through, you are booked!