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Big Spring Park

Features

  1. Pavilion
  2. Playground
  3. Pond
  4. Tennis Court

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Ducks & Amenities


Big Spring Park, known to locals as "The Duck Pond." There is 1 pavilion and 3 tennis courts.

Pavilion Rentals


The pavilions at the parks can be rented at the Athens Recreation Center for $30 per day from the first weekend in April to the 2nd weekend in November. Only the pavilions can be rented. The parks will remain open to the public even if the pavilion is rented.

Reservation Hours

Reservations can be made Monday-Friday, 7 a.m. - 10 p.m. Saturday 7:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m., and Sunday 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. No refunds unless inclement weather prohibits the use of the facility, or a cancellation is requested at least two weeks prior to the rental date
All community events must be authorized by the Parks and Recreation Director Bert Bradford: 256-233-8740.