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Memorial Park - Picnic Shelter #2 (Between Pond and Playground)

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Memorial Park
Basketball Courts
Bear Hollow Birthday Party
Bear Hollow Zoo
Conference Room
Picnic Shelter #1 (Hillside)
Picnic Shelter #2 (Between Pond and Playground)
Picnic Shelter #3 (Behind Playground)
Pool
Quinn Hall
Recreation Hall
Birchmore Trail Trailhead
Bear Hollow Classroom


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Memorial - Picnic Shelter 2

Facility Area Information


293 Gran Ellen Dr.
Athens, GA 30606
Phone: (706) 613-3580

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Rental Information
Rental Period: Half Day - 4 hours (not available during the winter months*) or Whole Day - 9 hours (7 hours during the winter months*)
Rental Fee: $50 - Half Day | $75 - Whole Day
*Winter rental rates apply to the months of November through March 14th. No half day rentals will be available during these months.

Special Events: If you are planning to host an event that is open to the public, you will need to obtain a special events permit. Please contact our facility to inquire as to whether or not your event will need a special event permit in order to take place. Special events can include, but are not limited to: any event posted as a public event on a social media platform, a specialized group activity that is advertised to the public in any way, races or walkathons, rallies or demonstrations, etc. 

The maximum capacity for picnic shelters is 60 individuals. 

Picnic Shelter #2
Max Capacity: 60
Location: Adjacent to the lower parking lot within the park gates. It is located between the pond and the playground. 
ADA Accessibility: Wheelchair access is available by ramp from the lower parking lot adjacent to the shelter. Access path has uneven surface. 1 wheelchair accessible grill is provided. There is 1 designated parking space adjacent to shelter and 1 additional designated parking space is located across the lot. 
Parking: The large lower parking lot is adjacent to Picnic Shelter 2. There is additional parallel parking heading up the hill towards the park exit.
Closest Restroom: The nearest restroom is located down the path behind the playground (~300ft). Additional restrooms are located near the dog park and in front of the pool (end of the main parking lot connected to the office building).
Additional Park Amenities: Playground, Bear Hollow Zoo, Birchmore Hiking Trail
Electricity: 2 outlets w/ timers
Fans: 3 Ceiling Fans
Grill/Fire: 1 pedestal charcoal grill and 1 wheelchair accessible grill 
Water: no water source provided w/ rental
Table/Chairs: six 8ft picnic tables
Cleaning Deposit: N/A. Full rental fee is due upon approval of rental request
Notes: 
  • Additional time for set-up prior to the rental period is not included. Additionally, the facility must be cleaned and vacated by the end of the scheduled rental period. 
  • Rental includes exclusive use of the designated facility only and shall not impede public access to any other area. 
  • Parking lots are open to the public and are not included with the reservation. All parking spots are first-come, first-served. 
  • Inflatables of any kind and petting zoos are not permitted on the premises.
  • If you have questions about bringing any additional means of entertainment or items (musicians, caterers, etc) during your reservation, please reach out to our office at (706) 613-3580 to check for permission. 



Reservations & Activities

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Program Event Teams Date Time
MP Picnic Shelter 2 Sunday June 26, 2022 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Baby Jo’s 2nd Birthday Sunday June 26, 2022 03:00 PM - 07:00 PM
MP - Shelter #2 CCSD Office of Early Learning Tuesday June 28, 2022 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
baby shower Saturday July 2, 2022 10:00 AM - 07:00 PM
MP Picnic Shelter 2 Sunday July 3, 2022 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
MP Picnic Shelter 2 Sunday July 3, 2022 03:00 PM - 07:00 PM
MP Picnic Shelter 2 Saturday July 9, 2022 10:00 AM - 07:00 PM
Picnic Shelter 2 Saturday July 16, 2022 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
MP Picnic Shelter 2 Saturday July 23, 2022 10:00 AM - 07:00 PM
Shelter #2 Sunday July 24, 2022 10:00 AM - 07:00 PM