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Memorial Park - Picnic Shelter #3

Facility Area Information

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

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 February. No half day rentals will be available during these months.

The maximum capacity for picnic shelters is 60 individuals. 

Picnic Shelter #3
Max Capacity: 60
ADA Accessibility: This shelter is not ADA accessible. 
Parking: The closest parking is the large lower lot(~300 ft from shelter). There is additional parallel parking heading up the hill towards the park exit. Vehicles are not permitted to drive across the grass or sidewalk in order to access this shelter. 
Closest Restroom: There is a restroom next to (~25 ft) this shelter. 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 
Water: no water source provided w/ rental
Table/Chairs: 6 - 8ft picnic tables
Cleaning Deposit: N/A. Full rental fee is due upon approval of rental request
  • 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. 

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Memorial Park
Basketball Courts
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Conference Room
Picnic Shelter #1
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Picnic Shelter #3
Quinn Hall
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