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Big Spring Park


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

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. or Saturday and Sunday 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. through the Recreation Center. No refund will be given unless inclement weather prohibits the use of the facility. All community events must be authorized by the Parks and Recreation Director Bert Bradford: 256-233-8740.