Athens Community Center

Community Center Front Entrance

HOURS OF OPERATION:

Monday - Friday: 6:00am - 8:00pm 

Saturday: 8:00am - 2:00pm

Sunday: Closed

Contact Information: 

Phone: 740-592-3325

Email: athensparks&rec@ci.athens.oh.us

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:

June 9th, 2021: Covid Updates - Drinking fountains and showers are now open and available for use at the Athens Community Center. Additionally, capacity restrictions on room rentals has now been lifted. Masks are not required to be worn if you are fully vaccinated. If you are not vaccinated, we request that you still wear a mask when able. 

Starting June 21st, court reservations will no longer be in affect. Pickle ball and basketball courts will be available on a first come, first serve basis. 

  • 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.
  • May 4th, 2021The gymnasium at the Athens Community Center continues to be open for basketball and pickleball. You may reserve a court per hour by calling 740-592-3325. Reservation is free with membership, punch card entry, or day pass purchase. 
    • Rules - Basketball: We are unable to loan out basketballs at this time, please bring your own ball. We have two hoops currently open. There may only be two players per hoop and only shooting will be permitted, no games. 
    • Rules - Pickleball: You must bring your own equipment (racquets and balls), nets are provided and set up in advance. You may only have a total of 4 pickle ball players per court.  Extra players and/or spectators are not permitted on sidelines. We currently have two courts available.